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** This Diary is filed daily ** —————————————————————————————- TOP ECONOMIC EVENTS MONDAY, AUGUST 18
SYDNEY - RBA Assistant Governor Malcolm Edey speaks at the Australian Payments Forum, Sydney.
SYDNEY - RBA will release the minutes of its August policy board meeting - 2340 GMT.
WASHINGTON - Federal Open Market Committee will release the minutes of its July policy meeting - 1800 GMT. BRISBANE - RBA Governor Glenn Stevens testifies before the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics, Brisbane - 2330 GMT. REYKJAVIK - Iceland Central Bank announces interest rate decision.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 23 JACKSON HOLE, United States - Bank of England Deputy Governor Ben Broadbent, Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda and Central Bank of Brazil Governor Alexandre Antonio Tombini take part in a panel discussion on “Labor markets and monetary policy” at Kansas Fed’s annual Jackson Hole symposium.
SUNDAY, AUGUST 24 BOSTON, United States - Former Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke speaks before the NACDS (National Association of Chain Drug Stores) Total Store Expo in Boston.
MONDAY, AUGUST 25 KINGSTON, Canada - Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz will give a speech titled “Policy challenges in an open world” . The speech is closed to the media and is part of the Canadian Association for Business Economics’ annual conference in Kingston, Ontario.
LUGANO, Switzerland - Swiss National Bank Vice President Jean-Pierre Danthine speaks at the UBS Session: The Role of Finance in Society - 1130 GMT.
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