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TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13 VIENNA - Central bankers meet in Vienna to discuss “Central Banking in Times of Change” (to Sept. 14). ECB governing council member Ewald Nowotny, Sveriges Riksbank Deputy Governor Cecilia Skingsley, Argentina central bank Governor Federico Sturzenegger, People’s Bank of China Deputy Governor Gang Yi, Central Bank of Iceland Governor Mar Gudmundsson and De Nederlansche Bank President Klaas Knot to attend. WASHINGTON - Hoover Institute hosts “Elections, Policymaking, and Economic Uncertainty” panel. Former Federal Reserve chair Alan Greenspan to attend - 2100 GMT. MILAN - Italy Economy Minister Pier Carlo Padoan, Head of Public Debt Maria Cannata, top Treasury official Fabrizio Pagani speak at conference on Italy’s economic outlook and banking system TRENTO, Italy - European Central Bank President Mario Draghi speaks in Trento, Italy - 0900 GMT. STRASBOURG, France - European Central Bank board member Sabine Lautenschlaeger speaks at the “Parliamentary Evening” organized by the Commissariat of German Bishops - 1800 GMT.
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14 LONDON - Bank of Canada Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn Wilkins speaks at OMFIF. Wilkins speech is expected to focus on the long-term strategy for economic growth and its implications for financial stability - 1015 GMT. STRASBOURG - European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker makes annual State of the Union address to the European Parliament - 0700 GMT. FAROE ISLANDS, Denmark - Danish central bank will issue new forecast for economic growth and hold a quarterly press conference - 0830 GMT.
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15 LONDON - Kenya-UK Trade and Investment Forum featuring Central Bank of Kenya Governor Patrick Njoroge, Kenya Finance Minister Henry Rotich and Foreign Minister Amina Mohamed. LONDON - Bank of England announces interest rate decision - 1100 GMT. BERNE - Swiss National Bank monetary policy assessment - 0630 GMT.
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16 BRATISLAVA - EU Summit. Leaders of the 27 European Union states excluding Britain meet to discuss how to bolster the bloc following the British vote to leave - 0600 GMT.
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20 WASHINGTON - U.S. Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) holds a two-day meeting on interest rates. Meeting is associated with a Summary of Economic Projections NEW YORK - Spain’s Acting Minister of Economy Luis de Guindos to participate at Global Economy Forum. QUEBEC CITY, Canada - Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz will give a speech in Quebec City, followed by a press conference - 1630 GMT. LONDON - Bank of England’s Financial Policy Committee meets SYDNEY - Reserve Bank of Australia will release the minutes of September monetary policy meeting - 0130 GMT. TOKYO - Bank of Japan holds Monetary Policy Meeting (to Sept. 21)
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21 FRANKFURT - European Central Bank Governing Council meeting. No interest rate announcements scheduled. WASHINGTON - U.S. Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) announces decision on interest rate, followed by statement - 1800 GMT. WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen holds a news conference regarding the interest rate - 1830 GMT. TOKYO - Bank of Japan interest rate decision - 0000 GMT. WELLINGTON - Reserve Bank of New Zealand announces Official Cash Rate (OCR) - 2100 GMT.
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22 LONDON - Bank of England’s Financial Policy Committee statement to be published - 0830 GMT. ROME - Bank of Italy chief Ignazio Visco to host a conference in Rome on The euro area and the world economy organised by the Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum. FRANKFURT - European Central Bank releases economic bulletin - 0800 GMT. FRANKFURT - European Central Bank publishes the results of its second targeted long-term refinancing operation (TLTRO), a cheap loan scheme intended to provide close to free funding to banks - 0930 GMT. OSLO - Norway Central Bank announces interest rate decision and publishes Monetary Policy Report - 0800 GMT. FRANKFURT - European Central Bank General Council meeting.
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23 PHILADELPHIA - Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Patrick Harker, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Loretta Mester and Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Dennis Lockhart participate in “Presidents’ Perspectives: The Fed’s Role in Our Communities” closing plenary before the “Reinventing Our Communities: Transforming Our Economies” conference hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia - 1600 GMT.
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 26 MINNEAPOLIS - Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari gives welcome remarks before the Fourth Ending Too Big to Fail Symposium - 1330 GMT. OSAKA, Japan - Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda to speak to business leaders in Osaka. Kuroda will attend an annual meeting with Osaka business leaders, where he will deliver a speech and take questions from the floor. He will also hold a news conference for the press. FRANKFURT - Vice President Vitor Constancio speaks at a conference - 1345 GMT. ——————————————————————————————— For enquiries to customer help desks: click for telephone numbers. For any questions or comments on the diary, please e-mail: email@example.com NOTE: The inclusion of items in this diary does not necessarily mean that Reuters will file a story based on the event.