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WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 29 ESSEN, Germany - Speech by Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann in Essen, Germany – 1700 GMT.
LONDON - Bank of England Governor Mark Carney gives a speech on market regulation to the FICC Markets Standards Board – 1400 GMT.
LONDON - Bank of England Deputy Governor Dave Ramsden takes part in a panel discussion at the FICC Markets Standards Board – 1445 GMT. WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen testifies on the economic outlook before the congressional Joint Economic Committee - 1500 GMT. NEW BRUNSWICK, New Jersey - Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley participates in “fireside chat” moderated discussion on current economic issues with local business, education and government leaders - 1330 GMT.
TOKYO - Bank of Japan Deputy Governor Hiroshi Nakaso gives a speech at the Jiji Press Kin’yu Konwa Kai meeting in Tokyo - 0700 GMT.
PHOENIX - Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John C. Williams gives the keynote address at the 54th Annual Economic Forecast Luncheon Sponsored by Arizona State University - 1850 GMT.
LONDON - Dutch central bank chief and European Central Bank Governing Council member Klaas Knot addresses the annual dinner of Britain’s Society of Business Economists - 2000 GMT. WASHINGTON - U.S. Federal Reserve issues its Beige Book on economic condition - 1900 GMT.
LUXEMBOURG – Eurogroup President Jeroen Dijsselbloem and Central Bank of Luxembourg Governor Gaston Reinesch attend a conference – 1730 GMT. FRANKFURT - Introductory remarks by ECB bank supervisory chief Daniele Nouy at the hearing on the draft addendum to the ECB Guidance to banks on non-performing loans - 1100 GMT.
ROME - ECB Executive Board member Yves Mersch is part of the chairing panel on “Digital evolution of retail payments – a global scan from a central bank perspective” at joint ECB/Banca d’Italia conference on “Digital transformation of the retail payments ecosystem” - 0845 GMT.
BRUSSELS - ECB chief economist Peter Praet delivers the Ludwig Erhard Lecture, organised by the Lisbon Council - 1000 GMT.
WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve Board Vice Chair for Supervision Randal Quarles speaks on “Payment Systems” before the Financial Stability and Fintech Conference organized by the Cleveland Fed, the Office of Financial Research, and the University of Maryland - 1730 GMT. ROME - Introductory speech by ECB Executive Board member Yves Mersch at joint ECB/Banca d’Italia conference “Digital transformation of the retail payments ecosystem” - 0800 GMT. LONDON - ECB Bank Supervisor Pentti Hakkarainen speaks at panel “Europe in the C-Suite: Banking on a better future for the continent” at Financial Times Banking Summit 2017 “Thinking Through Uncertainty” - 1240 GMT. DALLAS - Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participates in a moderated question-and-answer session before the Real Estate Council Speaking Series - 1800 GMT. TOKYO - Speech by Bank of Japan board member Yutaka Harada at a meeting with business leaders in Fukushima – 0130 GMT.
WASHINGTON - Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester moderates “Financial Innovation and Macroprudential Policy” panel before the Financial Stability and Fintech Conference organized by the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, the Office of Financial Research and the University of Maryland – 1330 GMT.
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 1 LITTLE ROCK, Aransas - Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard gives presentation on the U.S. economy and monetary policy before the Little Rock Regional Economic Briefing - 1405 GMT.
PHILADELPHIA - Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Patrick Harker speaks on “Inclusive Economic Growth” before the Philadelphia Fed Policy Forum: “People, Place, Prosperity: Revitalizing Our Cities” - 1515 GMT.
STOCKHOLM - Riksbank Deputy Governor Martin Floden talks about current monetary policy at the autumn meeting of the Association of Swedish Finance Houses. WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen greets teams participating in the Federal Reserve Board 14th annual national College Fed Challenge Finals - 1330 GMT.
McALLEN, Texas - Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participates in a moderated question-and-answer session before the Border Economic Development and Entrepreneurship Symposium - 1430 GMT.
TOKYO - Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda and European Central Bank board member Francois Villeroy de Galhau speaks at a seminar in Tokyo – 0400 GMT.
TOKYO - ECB board member and Bank of France Governor Francois Villeroy de Galhau gives a speech at a seminar in Tokyo – 0630 GMT. BRUSSELS – Eurogroup meeting. STOCKHOLM - Riksbank executive board meeting – 1200 GMT.
FRANKFURT - Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann and Singapore Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam will speak in Frankfurt – 1630 GMT.
STOCKHOLM - Riksbank Governor Stefan Ingves will hold the opening speech at think-tank Global Utmaning’s seminar on indebtedness and the risks of a new banking crisis in Sweden - 1400 GMT.
BRUSSELS - EU Economic and Financial Affairs Council meeting.
LONDON - Record of Financial Policy Committee meeting, which was held on 22 November – 0930 GMT.
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 6 ** BRUSSELS - European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker to present his ideas for transforming the bailout fund ESM into a European Monetary Fund and creating the post of a European finance minister. ** FRANKFURT - ECB Executive Board member Yves Mersch speaks in Frankfurt – 1030 GMT.
UPPSALA, Sweden - Riksbank Deputy Governor Henry Ohlsson describes the Riksbank’s views of the economic situation and current monetary policy at a breakfast seminar - 0730 GMT.
TOKYO - Bank of Japan Board Member Takako Masai speaks to business leaders in Kobe, Western Japan - 0130 GMT.
FRANKFURT - ECB Governing Council meeting. No interest rate announcements scheduled.
OTTAWA - Bank of Canada key policy interest rate announcement – 1500 GMT.
** FRANKFURT - ECB President Mario Draghi holds a news conference on Basel banking reforms – 1500 GMT.
FRANKFURT - ECB general council meeting.
BRUSSELS - EU General Affairs Council meeting.
WASHINGTON - U.S. Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) starts its two-day meeting on interest rates.
FRANKFURT - ECB Governing Council meeting. No interest rate announcements scheduled.
WASHINGTON - U.S. Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) announces its decision on interest rates, followed by a statement - 1900 GMT.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen holds a news conference – 1930 GMT.
OTTAWA - Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz will give a speech at Canadian Club Toronto followed by press conference – 1740 GMT. ROME – Norges Bank Deputy Governor Egil Matsen gives a speech at Rome Investment Forum (Italian Banking Insurance and Finance Federation).
FRANKFURT - ECB Governing Council meeting, followed by an interest rate announcement.
FRANKFURT - ECB President Mario Draghi holds a press conference following the interest rate decision meeting. LONDON - Bank of England announces rate decision and publishes the minutes of the meeting, after the rate decision - 1200 GMT. OSLO - Norway Central Bank holds Announcement of the Executive Board’s interest rate decision and publication of Monetary Policy followed by press conference – 0900 GMT STOCKHOLM - Riksbank executive board meeting – 0800 GMT.
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 15 STOCKHOLM - Riksbank general council meeting - 0900 GMT.
OSLO - Norges Bank Governor Oystein Olsen gives a speech to Norges Bank regional network, Region East - 1100 GMT.
ROSEVILLE, Minn. - Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari participates in a moderated question-and-answer session before an event hosted by Lambda Alpha International-Minnesota Chapter - 1810 GMT.
BRATISLAVA - Slovakia central bank (NBS) Governor Jozef Makuch holds a news conference.
STOCKHOLM - Riksbank holds monetary policy meeting 6 – 0800 GMT.
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 20 TOKYO - Bank of Japan holds monetary policy meeting (to December 21). STOCKHOLM - Swedish Central Bank announces interest rate decision. Monetary policy report will be published - 0830 GMT.
TOKYO – Bank of Japan issues minutes of monetary policy meetings at its Oct. 30-31 policy meeting – 2350 GMT.
TOKYO - Bank of Japan to release summary of opinions from board members at its Dec. 20-21 policy meeting – 2350 GMT.
CAIRO - Central Bank of Egypt holds its monetary policy committee meeting.
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 29 FRANKFURT - The European Central Bank releases monthly data on lending and money supply.
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 3 WASHINGTON - U.S. Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) will release the minutes from its December policy meeting – 1900 GMT.
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 10 STOCKHOLM - Swedish Central Bank minutes from the monetary policy will be published – 0830 GMT. FRANKFURT - ECB Governing Council meeting. No interest rate announcements scheduled.
FRIDAY, JANUARY 12 SAN DIEGO - Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric S. Rosengren speaks on the economic outlook and receives the GIC Frederick Heldring Award for Global Leadership at an event hosted by the Global Interdependence Center - 1800 GMT.
ZURICH, Switzerland - Swiss National Bank Chairman Thomas Jordan speaks at Zurich University of Education - 1700 GMT.
OTTAWA - Bank of Canada key policy interest rate announcement and monetary policy report – 1500 GMT. OTTAWA - Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz and Bank of Canada Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn Wilkins will hold a press conference to discuss the contents of the Monetary Policy Report – 1615 GMT.
TOKYO - Bank of Japan holds monetary policy meeting (to Jan. 23).
THURSDAY, JANUARY 25 ** FRANKFURT - ECB Governing Council meeting, followed by an interest rate announcement and a press conference by ECB President Mario Draghi, after the interest rate meeting. OSLO - Norway Central Bank holds announcement of the executive board’s interest rate decision – 0900 GMT.
TOKYO - Bank of Japan releases minutes of monetary policy meeting held on Dec 20 and 21 - 2350 GMT.
FRIDAY, JANUARY 26 ** STOCKHOLM - Riksbank executive board meeting – 0800 GMT.
TOKYO - Bank of Japan to release summary of opinions from board members at its Jan. 22-23 policy meeting – 2350 GMT.
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