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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 - 1340 GMT.
TUESDAY, MARCH 20 OSLO - Norges Bank Deputy Governor Egil Matsen gives a speech at a conference hosted by Finance Norway - 1000 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 ** WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell holds news conference on FOMC interest rate decision - 1830 GMT.
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.
** BRUSSELS - Participation by the ECB President Mario Draghi in the European Council meeting (to March 23).
BRUSSELS - Participation by ECB board member Sabine Lautenschlaeger in a panel discussion at the 9th annual EFR Stakeholder Round Table on “Financial Fragmentation or Integration” hosted by the ING Group in Brussels, Belgium - 0830 GMT. 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. – 1615 GMT. ONTARIO - Bank of Canada Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn Wilkins speaks at Rotman School of Management in Toronto – 1900 GMT.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Norway Central Bank Governor Oystein Olsen will give speech in Washington - 1615 GMT. 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.
FRIDAY, MARCH 23 ** AUSTIN, Texas - Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participates in moderated question-and-answer session before the Trellis Foundation Summit on Postsecondary Access, Affordability and Attainment - 1530 GMT.
** WASHINGTON, D.C. - Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren speaks before the 10th Annual International Research Forum on Monetary Policy co-sponsored by the Federal Reserve Board – 2300 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.
** HELSINKI - Bank of Finland governor and European Central Bank governing council member Erkki Liikanen is due to speak about monetary policy and global economy in a press conference - 0800 GMT. ATLANTA, Georgia - Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Raphael Bostic participates in a conversation before the HOPE Global Forums 2018 annual meeting – 1500 GMT.
FRANKFURT, Germany - The European Central Bank releases monthly data on lending and money supply – 0800 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.
ATLANTA, Georgia - Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Raphael Bostic participates in an armchair chat before the Atlanta Society of Finance and Investment Professionals – 1530 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.
** DULUTH, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari speaks on the economy and monetary policy before a student town hall hosted by the University of Minnesota at Duluth, Minnesota - 2200 GMT. TUESDAY, APRIL 3
** DULUTH, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari participates in a moderated question-and-answer session at the Regional Economic Indicators Forum, in Duluth, Minnesota - 1330 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 - 1210 GMT.
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 member Ardo Hansson speaks in Frankfurt - 1030 GMT. 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 - 0730 GMT. OSLO - Deputy Governor of Norges Bank Jon Nicolaisen speaks at the Norwegian Academy Of Science And Letters - 1530 GMT.
TROMSO, Norway – Norges Bank Governor Oystein Olsen and Deputy Governor Egil Matsen give speeches to the Regional network, Region North and also in Tromso - 1030 GMT.
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.
OSLO - Governor of Norges Bank Oystein Olsen will give a speech for the financial markets association – 1600 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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