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DIARY-Top Economic Events to April 30

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—————————————————————————————- This Diary is filed daily. ** Indicates new events —————————————————————————————- THURSDAY, MARCH 7 GOTEBORG, Sweden – Riksbank Deputy Governor Martin Flodén will talk about the economic situation and current monetary policy at the Western Sweden Chamber of Commerce (to Mar 08). GERMANY - German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz talks about preparations for Brexit at a DHL hub in Leipzig. - 1400 GMT

STOCKHOLM – The Committee on Finance is holding an open hearing on current monetary policy; Governor Stefan Ingves and Deputy Governor Cecilia Skingsley, will be answering questions from committee members - 0800 GMT. FRANKFURT – Andrea Enria of the European Banking Authority speaks at 4th SSM & EBF Boardroom dialogue – 0820 GMT. PARIS – Participation by ECB Peter Praet executive board member Peter Praet in a roundtable discussion at conference “L’impact économique des inégalités femmes-homes” organised by Banque de France – 1730 GMT. PRINCETON, N.J. - Federal Reserve Governor Lael Brainard participates in a lecture series hosted by Princeton University’s Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy and Finance and the Bendheim Center for Finance – 1715 GMT.

EDINBURGH - Silvana Tenreyro, member of the monetary policy committee, speaks during regional visit to Glasgow, Scotland – 0930 GMT. FRANKFURT - The European Central Bank’s top banking supervisor, Andrea Enria, to speak at the 4th SSM & EBF Boardroom dialogue - 0820 GMT.

HAMILTON, Canada - Bank of Canada’s deputy governor Lynn Patterson to speak at Hamilton Chamber of Commerce – 1745 GMT. 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 - 1330 GMT.


DUBLIN - Deputy Governor of Irish Central Bank Donnery speaks in Dublin - 1300 GMT.

PRAGUE - ECB policymaker Ewald Nowotny speaks at a conference in Prague - 0800 GMT.

STANFORD, Calif. - Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell speaks before the 2019 SIEPR Economic Summit dinner - 0200 GMT. LUXEMBOURG CITY - European Central Bank board member Yves Mersch speaks at Let’s Talk Europe, a conference organised by the European Commission representation in Luxembourg - 1630 GMT.

MONDAY, MARCH 11 BRUSSELS - Euro zone finance ministers to meet in Brussels LONDON - Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee member Jonathan Haskel to deliver a speech at University of Birmingham - 1300 GMT.

HALMSTAD UNIVERSITY, Sweden – Deputy Governor Henry Ohlsson will talk about the economic situation and current monetary policy at Halmstad University (to Mar 12).

TUESDAY, MARCH 12 BASEL, Switzerland - Central bankers from around the globe speak at a financial conference in Basel. Top speakers include central bank chiefs from Italy, Netherlands, Sweden, Australia, Mexico and Chile. Euro zone and UK bank supervisors are also scheduled to speak (to March 13). BRUSSELS - EU Economic and Financial Affairs Council meeting. LONDON - Bank of England publishes Record of the Financial Policy Committee meeting held on Feb. 26, 2019 - 0930 GMT.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13 ** LONDON - British Finance Minister Philip Hammond delivers his spring statement. ** ROME - ECB supervisor Ignazio Angeloni speaks at an event organised by economic policy think tank Itinerari Previdenziali - 0845 GMT. ** MILAN - ECB board member Benoit Coeure delivers a speech at Università Bocconi - 1700 GMT.


STOCKHOLM – Deputy Governor Henry Ohlsson will talk about the economic situation and current monetary policy at UC’s network meeting – 1600 GMT.

VANCOUVER, Canada - Bank of Canada senior deputy governor Carolyn Wilkins will give a speech in Vancouver on the “risks to global growth in a time when leverage and protectionist sentiment are running high” - 2305 GMT.

TOKYO - Bank of Japan holds Monetary Policy Meeting (to Mar. 15).


TOKYO - Remarks by Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda at the B20 Tokyo Summit – 0855 GMT.

HELSINKI - Finnish central bank chief Olli Rehn will brief the press on monetary policy and the global economy in Helsinki - 0900 GMT TOKYO - Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda speaks to reporters at the end of the central bank policy meeting - 0230 GMT. TUESDAY, MARCH 19

STOCKHOLM – Swedish Deputy Governor Cecilia Skingsley will talk about the economic situation and current monetary policy at Nordic Cash & Treasury Management. – 1300 GMT.

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) starts its two-day meeting on interest rates (to Mar. 20). TOKYO - Bank of Japan releases minutes of Monetary Policy Meeting held on Jan. 22 and 23 – 2350. THURSDAY, MARCH 21

BERN - Swiss National Bank (SNB) Monetary policy assessment – 0830 GMT. FRANKFURT - General Council meeting of the ECB in Frankfurt. OSLO - Norway Central Bank holds announcement of the Executive Board’s interest rate decision and publication of Monetary Policy followed by a press conference – 0900 GMT. LONDON - Bank of England announces rate decision and publishes the minutes of the meeting, after the rate decision – 1200 GMT.


HARSTAD, Norway – Deputy Governors Jon Nicolaisen and Egil Matsen to give speeches to Regional network, region North – 0740 GMT.


LONDON - A city lecture and lunch discussion with Patrick Harker, president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, in London. TOKYO - Bank of Japan to release summary of opinions from board members at its March 14-15 policy meeting - 2350. TUESDAY, MARCH 26

STOCKHOLM – Deputy Governor Cecilia Skingsley is giving a speech on the effects of digitalisation on the economy. The speech will be followed by a panel discussion – 1100 GMT. BRATISLAVA - ECB Governing Council member Jozef Makuch holds news conference - 1200 GMT. PHILADELPHIA, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia to issue nonmanufacturing business outlook survey for March - 1230 GMT. STOCKHOLM - Riksbank executive board meeting - 0800 GMT.


WELLINGTON - Reserve Bank of New Zealand announces official cash rate (OCR).


SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Federal Reserve Bank of New York President John Williams participates in moderated discussion on the economy and answers questions from local business, nonprofit, and higher education communities - 1715 GMT.

ZURICH - Swiss National Bank Governing board member Andrea Maechler will deliver a speech at Money Market Event, Zurich – 1700 GMT.

FRIDAY, MARCH 29 ST. THOMAS, Virgin Islands - Federal Reserve Bank of New York President John Williams speaks on workforce development at an event hosted by My Brother’s Workshop - 1325 GMT.

STOCKHOLM - Riksbank general council meeting - 1200 GMT.


BUCHAREST - European Union finance ministers and central bank governors hold an informal two-day meeting (to Apr.6)


OSLO – Oystein Olsen Governor of Norges Bank to address the foreign embassy representatives – 1300 GMT.


OSLO – Jon Nicolaisen Deputy Governor Norges Bank to deliver a speech at the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10 FRANKFURT - The European Central Bank announces its policy decision, followed by President Mario Draghi’s news conference - 1145 GMT. WASHINGTON, D.C. – Federal Open Market Committee will release the minutes from its March 19-20, 2019 policy meeting.


STOCKHOLM - Riksbank executive board meeting - 0800 GMT.


OTTAWA – Bank of Canada to announce its key policy interest rate and Monetary Policy Report - 1400 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 content of the Monetary Policy Report - 1515 GMT. STOCKHOLM – Riksbank to hold monetary policy meeting 2 – 0800 GMT.


TOKYO - Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda to speak to reporters at the end of the central bank policy meeting - 0230 GMT. STOCKHOLM – Swedish Central Bank to announce interest rate decision and will publish Monetary Policy Report - 0730 GMT. TUESDAY, APRIL 30 WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) to commence its two-day meeting on interest rates (to May 1).

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