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THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 12 WASHINGTON - Senate Banking Committee holds second hearing, “Regulatory Relief for Community Banks and Credit Unions” - 1500 GMT. LANCASTER - Bank of England regulator Paul Fisher will participate in a panel discussion at the Lancaster Debating Union - 1900 GMT. LONDON - Bank of England releases quarterly inflation report - 1030 GMT. LONDON - European Central Bank board member Peter Praet speaks at FT Debt Capital Markets Outlook “Unconventional Monetary Policy and the Next ‘New Normal’” - 0905 GMT. LONDON - European Central Bank governing council member Jens Weidmann to speak on “Heading for stability and prosperity” - 1815 GMT. BRUSSELS - European Council meeting (to Feb. 13). ECB President Mario Draghi to attend. SYDNEY - Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Glenn Stevens testifies before the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics - 2230 GMT. OSLO - Norway central bank’s Governor Oystein Olsen gives annual speech for Norges Bank’s supervisory and invited guests - 1700 GMT. STOCKHOLM - Swedish central bank announces interest rate decision - 0830 GMT.
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 13 SAN ANTONIO, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Richard Fisher speaks on “Reflections on (Almost) 10 Years at the Fed” before a community luncheon sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas San Antonio branch - 1830 GMT. LONDON - European Central Bank (ECB) executive board member Peter Praet to speak at AFME Conference - 1550 GMT. COVENTRY, England - European Central Bank (ECB) board member Vitor Constancio speaks at the Warwick Economics Summit 2015 “Bringing Economics to Life” at Warwick University - 1800 GMT. TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 17
PHILADELPHIA - Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank President Charles Plosser speaks on the economic outlook and monetary policy - 1745 GMT. TOKYO - Bank of Japan Monetary Policy Meeting (to Feb. 18). SYDNEY - Reserve Bank of Australia will release the minutes of its March policy meeting - 0030 GMT. BRUSSELS - Swiss National Bank chairman Thomas Jordan speaks at a conference on “Switzerland at the heart of Europe: between independence and interdependence” - 1700 GMT.
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 18 WASHINGTON - Federal Open Market Committee will release the minutes from its January policy meeting - 1900 GMT. WASHINGTON - U.S. Treasury’s chief economist, Karen Dynan, will speak on a panel on debt deleveraging - 1730 GMT. FRANKFURT - European Central Bank Governing Council meeting. No interest rate announcements scheduled. LONDON - Bank of England will release the minutes of its February policy meeting - 0930 GMT. QUEBAC, Canada - Bank of Canada Deputy Governor Agathe Cote addresses the Quebec Technology Association - 1700 GMT.
BRATISLAVA - French Finance Minister Michel Sapin meets his Slovakia counterpart Peter Kazimir.
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 24 WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen semi-annual monetary policy testimony to Senate Banking Committee - 1400 GMT. LONDON, Canada - Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz speaks at the Western University, followed by news conference - 1845 GMT. LONDON, United Kingdom - Bank of England monetary policy member Kristin Forbes speaks at the annual State of the Economy Conference on “Prospects for the UK Economy” organised by the Institute of Economic Affairs - 0910 GMT.
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