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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27 ** BERLIN - German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz and Justice Minister Katarina Barley hold speeches at a conference on the future of the EU, organised by a research institute close to their Social Democrat SPD party. WASHINGTON D.C. - Federal Reserve issues annual benchmark revisions to its U.S industrial production and capacity use data from 1972 through March 2019. 1600 GMT. GENEVA - Governor of Bank of France Francois Villeroy de Galhau speaks on “Europe faces the challenge of growth” - 1730 GMT. FRANKFURT - ECB President Mario Draghi, Vice President Luis De Guindos, Chief Economist Peter Praet, and board member Yves Mersch speak at the The ECB and Its Watchers conference - 0800 GMT. FRANKFURT - ECB President Mario Draghi address at the conference ‘The ECB and Its Watchers XX’ in Frankfurt, Germany - 0800 GMT. FRANKFURT - ECB Chief Economist Peter Praet participates in debate 1 ‘Next Steps in Policy Normalization’ at the conference ‘The ECB and Its Watchers XX’ in Fankfurt, Germany - 0845 GMT. VIENNA - ECB Executive board member Sabine Lautenschlager participates in a panel discussion on “New challenges for cross border banking” at the 10 Years Vienna Initiative - Anniversary Conference 2019 in Vienna, Austria - 1000 GMT. FRANKFURT - ECB Vice President Luis de Guindos participates in debate 2 ‘International Spillovers of Monetary Policy and Financial Stability Concerns’ at the conference ‘The ECB and Its Watchers XX’ in Frankfurt, Germany - 1045 GMT. FRANKFURT - ECB Executive board member Yves Mersch participates in debate 3 ‘Challenges to Central Bank Independence’ at the conference ‘The ECB and Its Watchers XX’ in Frankfurt, Germany - 1330 GMT. STOCKHOLM - Riksbank Governor Stefan Ingves to deliver a lecture for the general public on the Swedish economy at Royal Coin Cabinet - 1700 GMT. VIENNA - ECB board member Sabine Lautenschlaeger and Austrian central bank chief Ewald Nowotny to speak at a conference in Vienna. STOCKHOLM - Speech by ECB supervisor Pentti Hakkarainen on “Central banking and banking supervision in today’s financial markets” organised by Sveriges Riksbank in Stockholm, Sweden. - 0930 GMT. MAPUTO - Norway Central Bank Governor Oystein Olsen gives a speech in Banco de Mocambique – 0845 GMT. NEW YORK - Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City President Esther George speaks on the economic and monetary policy outlook before the Money Marketeers of New York University Inc., - 2300 GMT.
WELLINGTON - Reserve Bank of New Zealand announces official cash rate (OCR).
THURSDAY, MARCH 28 WELLINGTON - Reserve Bank of New Zealand Governor Adrian Orr delivers speech on the future of New Zealand’s monetary policy framework - open invitation - 1915 GMT. PARIS - ECB policymaker and Bank of France Governor Francois Villeroy is to open a conference at the French central bank entitled “The Euro Area: Staying the Course through Uncertainties” - 1200 GMT. FRANKFURT, Germany - Federal Reserve Vice Chair Randal Quarles speaks at the Joint Conference of the European Central Bank and the Journal of Money, Credit and Banking: Financial Intermediation, Regulation and Economic Policy: The 50th Anniversary of the Journal of Money, Credit and Banking - 1115 GMT PARIS - Federal Reserve Vice Chair Vice Chair Richard Clarida participates in a panel discussion at the Banque de France and European Money and Finance Forum Colloquium - 1330 GMT DEMING, New Mexico - Federal Reserve Governor Michelle Bowman speaks in a telephone town hall at the Independent Community Bankers Association of New Mexico (ICBA/NM) 2019 Ag Lenders Conference - 1400 GMT. VIENNA, Austria - European Central Bank (ECB) Governing Council member and OeNB governor Ewald Nowotny to address a news conference in Vienna - 1000 GMT. PARIS - Riksbank Deputy Governor Cecilia Skingsley to participate in a panel discussion on Brexit - 1545 GMT. FRANKFURT - Opening remarks by ECB Vice President Luis de Guindos at the joint conference of the ECB and the Journal of Money, Credit and Banking ‘Financial Intermediation, Regulation and Economic Policy’ in Frankfurt, Germany. - 0810 GMT PARIS - IMF chief Christine Lagarde, Federal Reserve Vice Chair Richard H. Clarida and Banque de France Governor François Villeroy de Galhau to speak at a conference in Paris. TRONDHEIM, Norway - Norway Central Bank Deputy Governor Egil Matsen gives a lecture for students in Trondheim. AMSTERDAM - Dutch central bank president Klaas Knot to address a press conference in light of bank’s 2018 annual report - 1200 GMT.
ATLANTA - Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Raphael Bostic participates in “Workforce Development, Income Mobility and Income Inequality” panel before event, “From Bankhead to Buckhead: Prosperity for All” - 1530 GMT. MADISON, Wisconsin - Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard gives presentation on the U.S. economy and monetary policy before the Center for Research on the Wisconsin Economy (CROWE) Spring Economic Outlook Forum - 2220 GMT. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Federal Reserve Bank of New York President John Williams participates in a small business and entrepreneur roundtable discussion - 1830 GMT. 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 ** OSLO - Norwegian Finance Minister Siv Jensen holds speech at seminar in Oslo organised by World Economic Forum - 1330 GMT. ROME - Bank of Italy Governor presents his “Final Considerations” on the occasion of the presentation of 2018 annual report. NEW YORK - Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participates in a moderated Q&A session before the Global Asset Management Education (GAME) Conference - 1430 GMT. PARIS, France - ECB board member Benoit Coeure participates in a panel discussion during the Banque de France Symposium & 34th SUERF Colloquium on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the euro in Paris, France - 0945 GMT. NEW YORK - Federal Reserve Vice Chair Randal Quarles speaks at the Manhattan Institute’s Shadow Open Market Committee’s Spring 2019 Meeting - 1605 GMT. 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.
MONDAY, APRIL 1 LQALUIT, Canada - Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz to speak at Baffin Regional Chamber of Commerce and Nunavut Mining Symposium, Iqaluit, NU – 1910 GMT.
TUESDAY, APRIL 2 TORONTO, Canada - Dallas Federal Reserve Bank President Kaplan gives his latest views on the economic outlook and appropriate monetary policy after Fed policymakers sharply downgraded their forecasts for interest rates this year and next - 2130 GMT. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3 FARGO, North Dakota - Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari participates in a Town Hall hosted by the North Dakota State University College of Business - 2100 GMT. WASHINGTON D.C. - Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Raphael Bostic, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond President Thomas Barkin and Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City President Esther George to participate in panel before the American Bankers’ Association Washington Summit - 1230 GMT. THURSDAY, APRIL 4 NEW YORK - Federal Reserve Bank of New York releases text of the welcome remarks of President John Williams delivered before the Community Bankers Conference at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York - 1300 GMT. COLUMBUS, Ohio - Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Loretta Mester speaks before an Ohio Bankers Day event hosted by the Ohio Department of Commerce - 1700 GMT FRIDAY, APRIL 5 ATLANTA, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Raphael Bostic to deliver a lecture followed by discussion on “Disruption and Opportunity: Shaping Policy in a Digital World” at an event hosted by the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies and the Fiscal Research Center at Georgia State University, in Atlanta, Ga. - 1930 GMT.
MONDAY, APRIL 8 STOCKHOLM - Riksbank Deputy Governor Martin Floden to participate in a panel discussion on developments on the mortgage market - 1430 GMT. NEW YORK - Roundtable with Tiago Berriel, Deputy Governor of Central Bank of Brazil, in New York.
OSLO – Oystein Olsen Governor of Norges Bank to address the foreign embassy representatives – 1300 GMT.
** OSLO - Norwegian Finance Minister Siv Jensen holds speech at Ocean Pioneers conference - 0800 GMT. BALSTA, Sweden - Riksbank Deputy Governor Henry Ohlsson to talk about the inflation target at a conference organised by the Swedish Unions within Industry - 1205 GMT. MINNEAPOLIS - Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Richard Clarida to deliver keynote on the first day of the two-day Spring 2019 Institute Conference of “Fed Listens: Distributional Consequences of the Cycle and Monetary Policy.” - 2245 GMT. OSLO – Jon Nicolaisen Deputy Governor Norges Bank to deliver a speech at the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10 FRANKFURT - ECB President Mario Draghi holds a press conference after an interest rate meeting – 1230 GMT. FRANKFURT - Governing Council of the ECB holds monetary policy meeting in Frankfurt
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Federal Open Market Committee will release the minutes from its March 19-20, 2019 policy meeting - 1800 GMT.
FRIDAY, APRIL 12 WASHINGTON D.C. - 2019 Spring Meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund. MONDAY, APRIL 15 NEW YORK - Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans to speak before the New York Association for Business Economics - 1700 GMT TUESDAY, APRIL 16
STOCKHOLM - Riksbank executive board meeting - 0700 GMT.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17 WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve issues the Beige Book of economic condition – 1800 GMT.
TOKYO - Bank of Japan holds monetary policy meeting (to April 25).
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 – 0700 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. FRIDAY, APRIL 26 BERNE – Speeches by Jean Studer, President of the Swiss National Bank, and Thomas Jordan, chairman of the central bank, at the SNB’s general meeting of shareholders, Berne – 0800 GMT.
MONDAY, APRIL 29 LONDON - A City Lecture with Luis de Guindos, Vice-President, European Central Bank (ECB) in LONDON.
TUESDAY, APRIL 30 TOKYO - Bank of Japan releases minutes of monetary policy meeting held on March 14 and 15 – 2350 GMT.
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).
WEDNESDAY, MAY 1 WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) announces its decision on interest rates followed by a statement - 1800 GMT. THURSDAY, MAY 2 LONDON - Bank of England to release inflation report - 1100 GMT. LONDON - Bank of England announces rate decision and publishes the minutes of the meeting, after the rate decision - 1100 GMT. TUESDAY, MAY 7 STOCKHOLM - Swedish Central Bank minutes from the monetary policy meeting will be published - 0730 GMT. TOKYO - Bank of Japan to release summary of opinions from board members at its April 24-25 policy meeting - 2350 GMT. WEDNESDAY, MAY 8 STOCKHOLM - - Riksbank executive board meeting - 0700 GMT. WELLINGTON - Reserve Bank of New Zealand announces official cash rate (OCR) and monetary policy statement media conference. THURSDAY, MAY 9 WASHINGTON D.C. - Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell gives opening remarks before the “Renewing the Promise of the Middle Class” Federal Reserve System Community Development Research Conference - 1230 GMT. WASHINGTON D.C. - Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans speaks at luncheon before the “Renewing the Promise of the Middle Class” Federal Reserve System Community Development Research Conference - 1630 GMT. OSLO - Norway Central Bank announces interest rate decision - 0800 GMT. FRIDAY, MAY 10 WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve Board Governor Lael Brainard gives opening remarks before the “Renewing the Promise of the Middle Class” Federal Reserve System Community Development Research Conference - 1230 GMT. STOCKHOLM - Riksbank meeting of the General Council - 1100 GMT. MONDAY, MAY 20 STOCKHOLM - Riksbank executive board meeting - 0700 GMT. WEDNESDAY, MAY 22 WASHINGTON, D.C. - Federal Open Market Committee will release the minutes from its April 30-May 1 policy meeting - 1800 GMT. STOCKHOLM - Swedish Central Bank to publish financial stability report 2019:1 - 0730 GMT. WEDNESDAY, MAY 29 WELLINGTON - Reserve Bank of New Zealand holds Financial Stability Report media conference. OTTAWA - Bank of Canada key policy interest rate announcement - 1400 GMT.
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