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—————————————————————————————- This Diary is filed daily. ** Indicates new events —————————————————————————————- TUESDAY, DECEMBER 11
** GENEVA - World Trade Organization holds a one-day conference on “Updating trade cooperation: an economic view”, with speeches from WTO Director-General Roberto Azevedo and World Bank chief economist Penny Goldberg. FRANKFURT - ECB Vice President Luis de Guindos delivers his remarks at the European Statistical Forum organised by the European Central Bank in Frankfurt, Germany - 0830 GMT. LJUBLJANA - Bank of Slovenia Deputy Governor Primoz Dolenc and head of IMF mission to Slovenia Bernardin Akitoby speak at the presser - 1300 GMT. LONDON - Bank of England publishes Record of the Financial Policy Committee meeting held on November 28, 2018 - 0930 GMT. WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 12 BERLIN - German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier speaks about the importance of sustainability for businesses and viniculture - 1655 GMT. MADRID - Bank of Spain Governor Hernandez de Cos to open banking conference in Madrid - 0800 GMT. FRANKFURT - ECB Member of the Supervisory Board Pentti Hakkarainen delivers welcoming remarks at the inaugural meeting of the International Quality Network organized by the ECB in Frankfurt, Germany - 1330 GMT.
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 13 BERN - End of the year news conference of the Swiss National Bank - 0900 GMT. FRANKFURT - ECB President Mario Draghi and Vice President Luis de Guindos to hold news conference after interest rate decision - 1330 GMT. FRANKFURT - ECB Governing Council meeting, followed by interest rate announcement. - 1245 GMT. BERN - Swiss National Bank (SNB) Monetary policy assessment with a news conference – 0830 GMT.
STOCKHOLM - Riksbank executive board meeting - 0800 GMT. OSLO - Norway Central Bank announces interest rate decision - 0900 GMT. OSLO - Norway Central Bank holds Announcement of the Executive Board’s interest rate decision and publication of Monetary Policy followed by press conference - 0930 GMT. WELLINGTON - Reserve Bank of New Zealand will host a conference focusing on linkages between financial markets and the macro economy, or macro-finance for short (to Nov. 14)
** WASHINGTON D.C. – Federal Reserve issues Industrial Production for November - 1415 GMT
** VIENNA - Austria’s central bank publishes its half-yearly forecasts for the country’s economy. Its governor, European Central Bank Governing Council member Ewald Nowotny, will speak at a news conference - 0900 GMT. FRANKFURT - ECB Member of the Executive Board Sabine Lautenschlager participates in Panel 1 “After all the reforms: Where did we end up?” at 6th Frankfurt Conference on Financial Market Policy: “European Financial Markets – Too Much Variety?” organised by the SAFE Research Center at the Goethe University in Frankfurt, Germany - 0930 GMT. BRUSSELS - ECB President Mario Draghi participates in the European Council meeting in Brussels, Belgium. BERLIN - German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier holds speech from economy ministry via live remote hook-up for conference of Rheinisches Revier GmbH - 1500 GMT. FRANKFURT - ECB Vice President Luis de Guindos delivers Keynote address at the 6th Frankfurt Conference on Financial Market Policy: “European Financial Markets – Too Much Variety?” in Frankfurt, Germany. - 0815 GMT. ROME - ECB Member of the Supervisory Board Ignazio Angeloni at Plenary Session “Fixing the European Dream: Economic and Monetary Union, Banking Union, Capital Markets Union, and What Else?” at Rome Investment Forum 2018 “Invest in Europe” organized by Banche Assicurazioni Finanza in Rome, Italy - 1330 GMT. SATURDAY, DECEMBER 15 PISA, Italy - ECB President Mario Draghi delivers speech on the occasion of the awarding of the Laurea Honoris Causa in Economics by University of Sant’Anna in Pisa, Italy - 1030 GMT. MONDAY, DECEMBER 17
** BRUSSELS - Belgian central bank presents forecasts for Belgian economy, given by bank Governor and ECB Governing Council member Jan Smets - 0900 GMT. PARIS - French Central Bank Deputy Governor Sylvie Goulard speaks about a regular report on risks to the French financial system - 0900 GMT. STOCKHOLM - Riksbank General Council Meeting - 1200 GMT.
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 18 BRATISLAVA - ECB Governing Council Member Jozef Makuch holds news conference - 1200 GMT.
WASHINGTON D.C. - U.S. Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) starts its two-day meeting on interest rates (to Dec. 19). OSLO - Norway Central Bank Governor Oystein Olsen gives a speech to the regional network, region East in Oslo. WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 19 WASHINGTON D.C. - U.S. Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) announces its decision on interest rates followed by statement - 1900 GMT. WASHINGTON D.C. - U.S. Federal Reserve chairperson holds a news conference - 1930 GMT. TOKYO - Bank of Japan holds Monetary Policy Meeting (to Dec. 20).
STOCKHOLM – Riksbank holds executive board meeting, monetary policy meeting No. 6 – 0800 GMT.
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 20 TOKYO - Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda speaks to reporters at the end of the central bank policy meeting - 0230 GMT.
STOCKHOLM - Swedish Central Bank announces interest rate decision. Monetary policy report will be published – 0830 GMT. LONDON - Bank of England publishes Summary and minutes of the Monetary Policy Committee meeting - 1200 GMT.
PHILADELPHIA, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia issues ‘Nonmanufacturing Business Outlook Survey for December’ - 1330 GMT. OTTAWA - The Bank of Canada to release its business outlook report, which is based on a survey of about 100 companies - 1500 GMT.
TOKYO - Bank of Japan releases Minutes of Monetary Policy Meeting held on Oct 30 and 31 – 2350 GMT.
TOKYO - Bank of Japan to release summary of opinions from board members at its Dec. 19-20 policy meeting – 2350 GMT. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 9 WASHINGTON D.C. - Federal Open Market Committee will release the minutes from its December 18-19, 2018 policy meeting - 1900 GMT. STOCKHOLM - Swedish Central Bank minutes from the monetary policy will be published - 0830 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. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 16 WASHINGTON D.C. - Federal Reserve issues the Beige Book of economic condition. TUESDAY, JANUARY 22 TOKYO - Bank of Japan holds monetary policy meeting (to Jan. 23). WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 23 TOKYO - Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda speaks to reporters at the end of the central bank policy meeting - 0230 GMT. THURSDAY, JANUARY 24 FRANKFURT - Governing Council of the ECB holds monetary policy meeting in Frankfurt FRANKFURT - ECB President Mario Draghi holds a press conference after the interest rate meeting. OSLO - Norway Central Bank announces interest rate decision - 0900 GMT. FRIDAY, JANUARY 25 STOCKHOLM - Riksbank executive board meeting - 0800 GMT SUNDAY, JANUARY 27 TOKYO - Bank of Japan releases minutes of monetary policy meeting held on Dec. 19 and 20 - 2350 GMT. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 30 WASHINGTON D.C. - U.S. Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) starts its two-day meeting on interest rates. WASHINGTON D.C. - U.S. Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) announces its decision on interest rates followed by statement - 1900 GMT. TOKYO - Bank of Japan to release summary of opinions from board members at its Jan. 22-23 policy meeting - 2350 GMT. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- NOTE: The inclusion of items in this diary does not necessarily mean that Reuters will file a story based on the event. For technical issues, please contact Thomson Reuters Customer Support (TRCS) here