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TUESDAY, MARCH 13 ** BRUSSELS - EU Commissioner Pierre Moscovici and Bulgarian finance minister Vladislav Goranov give a news conference in Brussels. BRUSSELS - Participation by ECB Vice-President Vitor Constancio in the ECOFIN meeting in Brussels, Belgium. ONTARIO, Canada - Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz speaks at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario – 1430 GMT. LONDON – UK Finance Minister Philip Hammond delivers spring statement on updated fiscal forecasts. BRUSSELS - Economic and Financial Affairs Council. TOKYO - Bank of Japan releases the minutes of monetary policy meeting held on Jan 22-23 – 2350 GMT.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 14 FRANKFURT, Germany - Address by ECB President Mario Draghi at “The ECB and Its Watchers XIX” conference organised by the Institute for Monetary and Financial Stability in Frankfurt am Main, Germany – 0800 GMT. ROME - Speech by ECB Supervisor Ignazio Angeloni at annual conference “Tapering e final QE: gli effete sugli asset in gestione” organised by Itinerari Previdenziali in Rome, Italy – 0845 GMT. FRANKFURT, Germany - Participation by ECB chief economist Peter Praet in Debate 1 “Assessment of Quantitative Easing and Challenges of Policy Normalization” at “The ECB and Its Watchers XIX” conference organised by the Institute for Monetary and Financial Stability in Frankfurt am Main, Germany – 0845 GMT. FRANKFURT, Germany - Participation by ECB Vice-President Vitor Constancio in Debate 2 “The Pursuit of Financial Stability and Tasks for Monetary, Regulatory and Macro-Prudential Policies” at “The ECB and Its Watchers XIX” conference organised by the Institute for Monetary and Financial Stability in Frankfurt am Main, Germany – 1045 GMT. BERLIN - Participation by ECB executive board member Benoit Coeure in panel on ‘Nullzinspolitik’ at CDU-Wirtschaftsrat: Finanzmarktklausur in Berlin, Germany – 1615 GMT. BERLIN – ECB executive board member Benoit Coeure participates in an event with Fintech companies organised by FinLeap in Berlin – 0730 GMT.
FRANKFURT, Germany – ECB President Mario Draghi, chief economist Peter Praet, Vice President Vitor Constancio and Bank of France Governor Francois Villeroy de Galhau speak at the ECB and Its Watchers conference in Frankfurt.
THURSDAY, MARCH 15 FLORENCE, Italy – ECB board member Sabine Lautenschlaeger speaks at Florence School of Banking and Finance in Florence, Italy – 1545 GMT. BERN - Swiss National Bank (SNB) monetary policy assessment – 0830 GMT. OSLO - Norway Central Bank announces interest rate decision and Monetary Policy Report - 0900 GMT.
OSLO - Norway Central Bank holds Press conference following the announcement of the Executive Board’s interest rate decision and presentation of Monetary Policy Report - 0930 GMT.
FRIDAY, MARCH 16 LONDON - Bank of England Financial policy committee statement from its meeting on 12 March 2018 – 0930 GMT. KRISTIANSUND, Norway - Norges Bank Deputy Governors Jon Nicolaisen and Egil Matsen give speeches to Norges Bank’s Regional Network Region North-West - 0730 GMT. SUNDAY, MARCH 18 TOKYO - Bank of Japan to release the summary of opinions from board members at its March 08-09 policy meeting – 2350 GMT.
** MIAMI, Florida - Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Raphael Bostic participates in an armchair chat, “Community Reinvestment Act,” before the National Interagency Community Reinvestment Conference co-organized by the Federal Reserve Banks of Atlanta, Chicago and San Francisco - 1300 GMT.
TUESDAY, MARCH 20 OSLO - Norges Bank Deputy Governor Egil Matsen gives a speech at a conference hosted by Finance Norway - 0955 GMT.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) starts its two-day meeting on interest rates.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21 ** KARLSTAD, Sweden – Riksbank Deputy Governor Martin Floden tells about the central bank’s history and on the development of money – 1630 GMT. WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) announces decision on interest rate, followed by a statement – 1800 GMT. WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Federal Reserve chairperson holds a news conference regarding the interest rate – 1830 GMT. FRANKFURT - ECB Governing Council meeting. No interest rate announcements scheduled.
** FRANKFURT, Germany - Introductory remarks by ECB bank supervisory chief Daniele Nouy at “Joint Governance Conference: Governance expectations for banks in a changing financial environment” organised by the ECB in Frankfurt, Germany – 0900 GMT. ** KARLSTAD, Sweden – Riksbank Deputy Governor Martin Floden will also hold a breakfast presentation in Karlstad about the economic situation and current monetary policy. ** BERN - 2017 annual report of the Swiss National Bank – 0625 GMT.
** WASHINGTON, D.C. – Norway Central Bank Governor Oystein Olsen will give a speech in Washington D.C. – 1715 GMT. ONTARIO - Bank of Canada Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn Wilkins speaks at Rotman School of Management in Toronto – 1900 GMT.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Governor of Norges Bank Oystein Olsen will give speech in Washington. FRANKFURT, Germany - ECB general council meeting. WELLINGTON - Reserve Bank of New Zealand’s issues Official Cash Rate (OCR) announcement.
LONDON - Bank of England announces its interest rate decision and publishes the minutes of the meeting – 1200 GMT.
** KNOXVILLE, Tennessee - Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Raphael Bostic speaks on the economic outlook before the Knoxville Economics Forum – 1210 GMT.
NEW YORK - Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari participates in a question-and-answer session moderated by Kathleen Hays of Bloomberg - 1430 GMT. STOCKHOLM - Riksbank general council meeting - 1200 GMT.
** SODERTALJE, Sweden – Swedish Central Bank Deputy Governor Cecilia Skingsley visits Handelsbanken in Sodertalje to talk about the current monetary policy – 1000 GMT. ** PRINCETON, New Jersey - Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Loretta Mester speaks before an event hosted by Princeton University’s Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy and Finance – 2030 GMT.
VIENNA – German central bank chief Jens Weidmann holds a speech about “New Impetus for Europe” – 0930 GMT.
LONDON – Bank of England’s Record of the Financial Policy Committee meeting held on March 12 will be published - 0930 GMT.
STOCKHOLM - Riksbank executive board meeting – 0700 GMT.
** TORONTO - Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa delivers 2018 budget. THURSDAY, MARCH 29 NEW YORK - Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Patrick Harker speaks on the economic outlook before a New York Association of Business Economics luncheon - 1700 GMT.
THURSDAY, APRIL 5 ** CHICAGO - Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans gives opening remarks before the “Eleventh Annual Risk Conference: Transformation: Building on the Past and Looking to the Future” hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago – 1345 GMT.
ZURICH, Switzerland - Alternate member of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank Dewet Moser gives speech, “ Yesterday and today: change in the money and foreign exchange market “, Money Market Event, Zurich – 1600 GMT.
ZURICH, Switzerland - Speech by Member of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank Andrea Maechler, “Heute und morgen: Ein Blick in die digitale Zukunft”, Money Market Event, Zurich - 1600 GMT.
FRIDAY, APRIL 6 LONDON - Governor of Norges Bank Oystein Olsen will give speech in London.
TUESDAY, APRIL 10 OSLO - Governor of Norges Bank Oystein Olsen will give speech to Foreign Embassy Representatives - 1300 GMT.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11 FRANKFURT, Germany - ECB Governing Council meeting. No interest rate announcements scheduled. WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) will release minutes from its March 20-21 policy meeting – 1800 GMT.
THURSDAY, APRIL 12 STAVANGER, Norway – Norges Bank Governor Oystein Olsen and Deputy Governor Egil Matsen give speeches to the Regional network, Region South-West and also give lectures at the University of Stavanger. OSLO - Deputy Governor of Norges Bank Jon Nicolaisen speaks at the Norwegian Academy Of Science And Letters.
TROMSO, Norway – Norges Bank Governor Oystein Olsen and Deputy Governor Egil Matsen give speeches to the Regional network, Region North and also in Tromso.
MONDAY, APRIL 16 STOCKHOLM - Riksbank executive board meeting – 0700 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 – 1515 GMT. WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Federal Reserve issues its Beige Book on economic condition - 1800 GMT. OTTAWA - Bank of Canada key policy interest rate announcement and monetary policy report – 1400 GMT.
PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania - Norges Bank Deputy Governor Jon Nicolaisen gives a speech at the 36th Annual Monetary and Trade Conference: Cryptocurrencies in the Global Economy.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25 STOCKHOLM - Riksbank monetary policy meeting – 0700 GMT.
THURSDAY, APRIL 26 FRANKFURT, Germany - ECB Governing Council meeting, followed by interest rate announcement. FRANKFURT, Germany - ECB President Mario Draghi holds a press conference after an interest rate meeting. TOKYO - Bank of Japan holds Monetary Policy Meeting. (to April 27). STOCKHOLM - Riksbank interest rate decision and monetary policy report - 0730 GMT.
BERN, Switzerland - Speeches by president of the Swiss National Bank Council Jean Studer and Swiss National Bank Chairman Thomas Jordan, at SNB’s General Meeting of Shareholders, Bern - 0800 GMT. ————————————————————————————————————————
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