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FRIDAY, JANUARY 4 BALTIMORE - Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond President Thomas Barkin speaks on “The Outlook for Growth” before the Maryland Bankers’ Association First Friday Economic Outlook - 1830 GMT.
ATLANTA - Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell participates in panel titled “U.S. Federal Reserve: Joint Interview” before the American Economic Association/Allied Social Science Association annual meeting - 1515 GMT. ATLANTA - Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Raphael Bostic participates in “Long-Run Macroeconomic Performance: A Multi-Faceted Perspective” panel before the American Economic Association/Allied Social Science Association annual meeting - 1515 GMT. SATURDAY, JANUARY 5 ATLANTA - Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President Mary Daly participates in “What’s Next? Moving Beyond Research Results to an Inclusive Classroom” panel before the American Economic Association/Allied Social Science Association annual meeting - 1730 GMT. ATLANTA - Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Raphael Bostic participates in “The Future of Traditional Banking” panel before the American Economic Association/Allied Social Science Association annual meeting - 1515 GMT. MONDAY, JANUARY 7 ATLANTA - Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Raphael Bostic speaks on the economic outlook and monetary policy before a fireside chat hosted by the Rotary Club of Atlanta - 1740 GMT. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 9 LONDON - Bank of England Governor Mark Carney participates in a live online Q&A session on ‘Let’s Decide the Future of Money’.
BOSTON - Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren speaks on the economic outlook before the Boston Economic Club - 1630 GMT. CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee - Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Raphael Bostic speaks before the Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce 2019 Economic Outlook Breakfast - 1320 GMT. 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.
MONDAY, JANUARY 10 FRANKFURT - The European Central Bank publishes the minutes of the December policy meeting - 1230 GMT.
PHILADELPHIA - Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia issues historical revisions to Manufacturing Business Outlook Survey - 1330 GMT. LUXEMBOURG - French Central Bank Governor Francois Villeroy de Galhau gives speech on economic prospects for Europe in 2019, with Luxembourg Central Bank chief also in attendance - 1730 GMT.
MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin. - Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans speaks on current economic conditions and monetary policy before event, Milwaukee Business Journal Economic Forecast - 1800 GMT.
FRIDAY, JANUARY 11 BRATISLAVA - European Central Bank board member Yves Mersch and ECB’s Governing Council members Ewald Nowotny of Austria and Jozef Makuch of Slovakia will speak at an economic conference to mark Slovakia’s 10th anniversary of euro adoption. TUESDAY, JANUARY 15 STOCKHOLM – First Deputy Governor Kerstin af Jochnick will participate in a panel discussion of the most important factors for the Swedish business sector in 2019 as part of the conference DI Varlden – 1315 GMT.
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City President Esther George speaks on the economic and monetary policy outlook before The Central Exchange - 1800 GMT.
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 16 STOCKHOLM - Deputy Governor Cecilia Skingsley will discuss developments on the payments market at Moody’s Credit Trends - 0845 GMT
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. MONDAY, JANUARY 28 STOCKHOLM – First Deputy Governor Kerstin af Jochnick is giving a speech on the forthcoming normalization of monetary policy and discussing how households and the economy will be affected when the repo rate is increased and the Riksbank reduces its government bond holdings – 1130 GMT.
PARIS – Governor Stefan Ingves will participate in a panel discussion on fintech with Christine Lagarde, managing director of the IMF, and others at Paris Fintech Forum.
VASTERAS, Sweden – Deputy Governor Cecilia Skingsley will discuss the economic situation and current monetary policy at StrategiTorget Bygg & Fastighet. – 0830 GMT. WASHINGTON D.C. - U.S. Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) starts its two-day meeting on interest rates (to Jan 30).
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 30 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.
** SHIMONOSEKI, Japan - Bank of Japan Deputy Governor Masayoshi Amamiya delivers a speech to business leaders in Shimonoseki, western Japan, and hold a news conference - 0130 GMT WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 06
STOCKHOLM - Riksbank executive board meeting - 0800 GMT. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 14
** OSLO - Norway’s Central Bank Governor Oeystein Olsen delivers his annual address, in which he is expected to announce major changes to macroeconomic policy or the country’s sovereign wealth fund - 1700 GMT ** STOCKHOLM - Riksbank executive board meeting - 0800 GMT
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22 ** STOCKHOLM - Swedish Central Bank minutes from the monetary policy will be published - 0830 GMT.
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