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TUESDAY, APRIL 2 ** PARIS - Bank of France Governor Francois Villeroy de Galhau will present annual letter - 0730 GMT. FRANKFURT - ECB Executive Board Member Peter Praet delivers opening remarks at the 6th international conference on ‘Sovereign Bond Markets: Quantitative Easing and Financial (In)Stability’ organised by the Research Center SAFE at Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main, Germany - 0700 GMT. OSLO - Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg and Finance Minister Siv Jensen hold speeches at financial industry conference in Oslo - 0700 GMT. 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 ** PARIS - French Central Bank Deputy Governor Sylvie Goulard answers Senate’s questions on Brexit - 1230 GMT. ** MADRID - Bank of Spain Governor Hernandez de Cos participates at an event in Madrid - 1700 GMT 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 FRANKFURT - The European Central Bank publishes its account of the latest monetary policy meeting of the Governing Council, held on March 6-7 - 1130 GMT. PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania - Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Patrick Harker speaks on the economic outlook before the Monetary Policy Outlook hosted by the Philadelphia Council for Business Economics - 1700 GMT. 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 WASHINGTON – Federal Reserve issues Consumer Installment Credit for February - 1900 GMT. 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.
SATURDAY, APRIL 6 CERNOBBIO, Italy - ECB Executive Board Member Yves Mersch participates in a panel at the 30th edition of the workshop “The Outlook for the Economy and Finance” organised by The European House Ambrosetti in Cernobbio, Italy - 0910 GMT.
MONDAY, APRIL 8 ** NEW YORK - Roundtable with Tiago Berriel, deputy governor of Central Bank of Brazil, in New York. PARIS - Bank of France Governor Francois Villeroy de Galhau speaks at a competition conference at the French central bank - 1600 GMT. 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. THURSDAY, APRIL 11
** NEW YORK - Federal Reserve Bank of New York President John Williams speaks before the Association for Neighborhood & Housing Development 2019 Annual Conference - 1345 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 DAVIDSON, North Carolina - Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren delivers 33rd Annual Cornelson Distinguished Lecture hosted by Davidson University - 0000 GMT.
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.
NEW YORK - ECB Vice President Luis de Guindos speaks in New York - 1230 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 ** TOKYO - Bank of Japan to release summary of opinions from board members at its April 24-25 policy meeting.
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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