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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18

** WASHINGTON, D.C. - Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos will attend IMF spring meetings in Washington (to Apr 21).

** SKOPJE - EU’s Johannes Hahn and Federica Mogherini visit Macedonia (to Apr 19).

** WASHINGTON, D.C. - First Deputy Governor at the Bank of Russia, Ksenia Yudayeva, will visit Washington.

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Bank of England Deputy Governor for Financial Stability Jon Cunliffe participates in G20 meetings.

WASHINGTON D.C. - Federal Reserve Vice Chair for Supervision Randal Quarles participates in discussion, “Navigating New Opportunities: Transatlantic Regulatory Reform” before the Bretton Woods Committee 2018 Annual Meeting, in Washington - 2015 GMT.

TALLINN - European Central Bank policymaker and Estonian central bank Governor Ardo Hansson speaks at a news conference before the release of Estonia’s financial sector stability report - 0800 GMT. BRONX, New York - Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley speaks on “The U.S. Economic Outlook and the Implications for Monetary Policy” before a conversation on the state of the economy hosted by Lehman College, City University of New York (CUNY) - 1900 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.

THURSDAY, APRIL 19

** WASHINGTON, D.C. – Bank of Canada Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn A. Wilkins participates in panel discussion at International Monetary Fund – 1845 GMT.

** WASHINGTON, D.C. - Speech by ECB supervisor Ignazio Angeloni at Special Session of the European Breakfast series – discussion on “How Real is Europe’s Banking Union?” organised by the Peterson Institute for International Economics in Washington, D.C. – 1500 GMT.

** WASHINGTON – Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos visits Washington to attend the spring summit of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank.

** LONDON - Britain’s Finance Minister Philip Hammond and the South African President Cyril Ramaphosa speak at a dinner at Mansion House hosted by the City of London Corporation. - 2100 GMT.

LONDON - Bank of England Deputy Governor for Financial Stability Jon Cunliffe speaks in Washington at the 2nd Annual Global Finance Forum – 1630 GMT.

LONDON - Bank of England Executive Director for Banking, Payments and Financial Resilience Andrew Hauser participates in the discussion at Imperial College Future of Finance Conference – 1315 GMT.

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Eurogroup head Mario Centeno speaks on “Completing the European Project” – 1630 GMT.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Bank of England Governor Mark Carney participates in IMF meetings (to Apr 22). WASHINGTON, D.C. – Bank of England Deputy Governor Ben Broadbent participates in G7 meetings (to Apr 20).

LONDON – Bank of England Executive Director, Financial Stability Strategy and Risk, Alex Brazier will give speech at Imperial College Future of Finance Conference – 1010 GMT. PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania - Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Loretta Mester speaks on outlook and policy before event sponsored by the University of Pittsburgh Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business and Deloitte LLP - 2245 GMT. WASHINGTON D.C. - Participation by the ECB President Mario Draghi and ECB executive board member Benoit Coeure in the 2018 Spring Meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund WASHINGTON D.C. - Participation by ECB supervisor Ignazio Angeloni and ECB Board member Pentti Hakkarainen in the 2018 Spring Meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund.

WASHINGTON D.C. - ECB supervisor Ignazio Angeloni speaks in Washington about the banking union - 0900 GMT. WASHINGTON D.C. - Federal Reserve Board Governor Lael Brainard speaks on “Regulatory Reform” before the 2018 Global Finance Forum, in Washington - 1200 GMT. WASHINGTON, D.C. - International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde holds a news conference ahead of the spring meeting of the IMF and World Bank - 1245 GMT. WASHINGTON, D.C. - World Bank President Jim Yong Kim holds a news conference ahead of the spring meeting of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank - 1330 GMT TOKYO - Bank of Japan to publish Financial Stability Report (April 2018) – 0500 GMT. WASHINGTON, D.C. - Swedish Central Bank Governor Stefan Ingves and Deputy Governor Per Jansson will attend the Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank in Washington, D.C. – 2200 GMT. WASHINGTON, D.C. - Federal Reserve Vice Chair for Supervision Randal Quarles testifies before the Senate Banking Committee hearing, “The Semiannual Testimony of the Federal Reserve’s Supervision and Regulation of the Financial System” - 1330 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 - 1715 GMT.

FRIDAY, APRIL 20

** WASHINGTON. D.C. – Bank of Canada Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn A. Wilkins participates in panel discussion at International Monetary Fund and Toronto Centre – 1525 GMT.

WASHNGTON, D.C. - G20 Finance Ministers hold news conference following their talks on the sidelines of the spring meeting of the IMF and World Bank – 1645 GMT.

GLASGOW, Scotland – Bank of England’s Member of the Monetary Policy Committee Michael Saunders will speak at the Fraser of Allander Institute, University of Strathclyde – 0930 GMT. WASHINGTON, D.C. – Central Bank of Sweden Governor Stefan Ingves and Deputy Governor Per Jansson participate in the International Monetary Fund and World Bank Spring Summit – 0400 GMT. WASHINGTON, D.C. – Central Bank of Sweden Governor Stefan Ingves participates in a panel discussion on regulations, guidelines and supervision for creating financial systems that can handle cyber attacks and cybercrises – 1500 GMT. WASHINGTON, D.C. - Participation by the president of the German Federal Bank, Jens Weidmann, vice president of the Bundesbank, Claudia Buch and executive board of the Deutsche Bundesbank, Andreas Dombret at the Spring Meeting by IMF and World Bank. Press breakfast with Weidmann and Olaf Scholz, German Minister of Finance – 1130 GMT.

WASHINGTON D.C. - Norges Bank Deputy Governor Jon Nicolaisen gives a presentation at “Citi IMF-World Bank Macro Seminar” hosted by Citibank – 2000 GMT.

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Swedish Central Bank Governor Stefan Ingves will participate in a panel discussion on regulations, guidelines and supervision to create financial systems capable of managing cyberattacks and cyber risks – 0900 GMT. WASHINGTON, D.C. - Swedish central bank Governor Stefan Ingves and Deputy Governor Per Jansson will attend the Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank in Washington D.C., United States (to Apr 22). CHICAGO - Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans speaks on current economic conditions and monetary policy before the Graaskamp Center Spring Board Conference - 1340 GMT. SATURDAY, APRIL 21 WASHINGTON D.C. - Participation of World Bank President Jim Yong Kim in Panel Discussion on “ Building Human Capital: A Project for the World”.

MONDAY, APRIL 23 OTTAWA – Bank of Canada Governor Stephen S. Poloz and Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn A. Wilkins participate in House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance – 1930 GMT.

TUESDAY, APRIL 24 ** LUXEMBOURG - EU General Affairs Council meets to discuss Brexit.

LONDON - City Lecture with François Villeroy de Galhau, Governor, Bank of France. LONDON – Lunch discussion with François Villeroy de Galhau, Governor, Bank of France.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25 PARIS - ECB policymaker Philip Lane speaks on a panel at a Bank of France conference titled “Non-Bank Finance: Trends and Challenges” – 0730 GMT.

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.

FRIDAY, APRIL 27

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. STOCKHOLM - Deputy governor of the Riksbank Cecilia Skingsley participates in a panel call on payment instruments and the Riksbank’s e-krone project – 0600 GMT

MONDAY, APRIL 30 ** FRANKFURT - The European Central Bank releases monthly data on lending and money supply – 0800 GMT.

TUESDAY, MAY 1 ** YELLOWKNIFE, Canada - Bank of Canada Governor Stephen S. Poloz will give speech at Yellowknife Chamber of Commerce – 1845 GMT.

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) starts its two-day meeting on interest rates. WEDNESDAY, MAY 2 LONDON - Central Bank of Sweden Governor Stefan Ingves will hold a closing statement at the Financial Times Global Banking Conference in London – 1200 GMT. WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) announces decision on interest rate, followed by statement – 1800 GMT. THURSDAY, MAY 3 PARIS - Bank of France Governor Francois Villeroy de Galhau is to speak at a conference hosted by the French central bank and the European Investment Bank titled “Investment in France: gearing up momentum” – 0700 GMT.

OLSO - Norway Central Bank announces interest rate decision - 0800 GMT.

FRIDAY, MAY 4

OSLO - Central Bank chief Oystein Olsen and Director Yngve Slyngstad participate in consultation on the management of the Government Pension Fund abroad 2017 in the Storting’s Financial Committee – 0700 GMT. STOCKHOLM - Riksbank General Council Meeting - 1100 GMT.

SUNDAY, May 6 TOKYO - Bank of Japan releases minutes of Monetary Policy Meeting held on Mar 8 and 9 – 2350 GMT.

MONDAY, MAY 7 ** CASCAIS, Portugal – Bank of Canada Deputy Governor Timothy Lane participates in panel discussion at Horasis, Cascais – 1900 GMT.

TUESDAY, MAY 8 STOCKHOLM - Swedish Central Bank publishes Minutes from the Monetary Policy meeting - 0730 GMT.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 9

TOKYO - Bank of Japan to release summary of opinions from board members at its April 26-27 policy meeting – 2350 GMT. STOCKHOLM - Riksbank executive board meeting - 0700 GMT.

THURSDAY. MAY 10 LONDON - Bank of England publishes summary and minutes of the Monetary Policy Committee meeting and Inflation Report - 1100 GMT. WELLINGTON - Reserve Bank of New Zealand announces Official Cash Rate (OCR) and Monetary Policy Statement. FRIDAY, MAY 11 ** TORONTO, Canada - Bank of Canada Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn A. Wilkins participates in panel discussion at Women’s Forum Canada, Toronto - 1300 GMT.

MONDAY, MAY 14 OSLO - Central Bank chief Øystein Olsen participates in consultation on the implementation of monetary policy in the Storting’s Financial Committee – 1015 GMT.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 16 ** OTTAWA – Bank of Canada Deputy Governor Lawrence Schembri will give speech at CFA Society Ottawa and Ottawa Economics Association – 1615 GMT.

FRANKFURT, Germany - ECB Governing Council meeting. No interest rate announcements scheduled.

MONDAY, MAY 21 STOCKHOLM - Riksbank executive board meeting - 0700 GMT. WEDNESDAY, MAY 23

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. STOCKHOLM - Swedish Central Bank publishes The Financial Stability Report 2018:1 - 0730 GMT.

THURSDAY, MAY 24 LONDON - Bank of England Governor Mark Carney gives a speech at the annual dinner of London’s Society of Professional Economists – 1800 GMT. DALLAS - Federal Reserve Banks of Dallas and Atlanta hold a two-day conference on “Technology-Enabled Disruption: Implications for Business, Labor Markets and Monetary Policy”. Participants include Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Raphael Bostic, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Patrick Harker and Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan (to May 25). DALLAS - Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Raphael Bostic and his Dallas counterpart, Robert Kaplan, give opening remarks at the conference - 1435 GMT. DALLAS - Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan moderates “Session I: The Disruption Challenge Facing Business” of the conference - 1500 GMT

DALLAS - Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Patrick Harker participates in “Session III: Broader Labor Market Implications of Technology-Enabled Disruption” of the conference - 1800 GMT.

DALLAS - Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan gives introductory remarks before the conference - 0000 GMT.

FRIDAY, MAY 25 STOCKHOLM – Central Bank Governor Mark Carney from the Bank of England, Finland’s central bank manager Erkki Liikanen and central bank governor Jerome Powell from the Federal Reserve System participate in the Riksbank’s 350th conference – 0615 GMT. DALLAS - Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Raphael Bostic, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans and Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participate in “Session VIII: Policymaker Panel” of the conference - 1545 GMT. DALLAS - Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan gives closing remarks at the conference - 1830 GMT.

TUESDAY, MAY 29 FRANKFURT - Frankfurt Finance Summit 2018.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 30

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Federal Reserve issues its Beige Book on economic condition - 1800 GMT. WELLINGTON - Reserve Bank of New Zealand publishes Financial Stability Report. OTTAWA - Bank of Canada key policy interest rate announcement and monetary policy report – 1400 GMT.

THURSDAY, MAY 31 OTTOWA - G7 finance ministers and central bank governors to meet in Canada.

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