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WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen gives semi-annual testimony on the economy and monetary policy before the Senate Banking Committee - 1500 GMT. FRANKFURT - European Central Bank President Mario Draghi gives a speech at an event to unveil the new 20 euro banknote - 1400 GMT. LONDON, Canada - Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz speaks at the Western University, followed by news conference - 1845 GMT. LONDON - Launch of OECD Economic Surveys: United Kingdom 2015. 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. LONDON - Bank of England Governor Mark Carney appears before House of Commons Treasury Committee - 1000 GMT. HELSINKI - European Central Bank Governing Council member Erkki Liikanen to speak at history seminar on Sakari Tuomioja’s term as Governor of the Bank of Finland - 1530 GMT.
WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen gives semi-annual testimony on the economy and monetary policy before the House Financial Services Committee - 1500 GMT. BRUSSELS - European Central Bank President Mario Draghi takes part in a plenary debate on the ECB’s Annual Report 2013 at the European Parliament - 1630 GMT. LONDON - Bank of England Governor Mark Carney launches new research agenda for central bank - 1000 GMT. Bank of England Deputy Governor Ben Broadbent and Chief Economist Andy Haldane to deliver remarks. Bank of England Deputy Governor’s Jon Cunliffe, Minouche Shafik, Andrew Bailey and Executive Director Paul Fisher will be present in the panel. LONDON - Bank of England’s director of financial market infrastructure supervision, David Bailey, speaks at Westminster Business Forum on “Payment Systems Supervision and Implications for Financial Stability” - 1135 GMT. LONDON - Bank of England regulator Andrew Hauser speaks at the Association for Financial Markets in Europe’s 10th European Market Liquidity conference - 1400 GMT. OSLO - Central bank of Norway Governor Oystein Olsen gives lectures at the University of Oslo - 1400 GMT. STOCKHOLM - Swedish central bank to release the minutes of February policy meeting - 0830 GMT.
ATLANTA, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Dennis Lockhart speaks on monetary policy and the economic outlook before the 2015 Banking Outlook Conference - 1800 GMT. LONDON - Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Richard Fisher gives a lecture on “Reflections on 10 Years at the Fed: Through the Financial Crisis” at event hosted by the Imperial College of London Brevan Howard Centre for Financial Analysis & the Centre for Economic Policy Research - 1815 GMT. COVENTRY, England - Bank of England Deputy Governor Minouche Shafik gives speech at the University of Warwick - 1730 GMT. YOKOHAMA, Japan - Bank of Japan board member Koji Ishida speaks - 0130 GMT.
NEW YORK - Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Loretta Mester, Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley, Federal Reserve Vice Chair Stanley Fischer, former Federal Reserve chair Ben Bernanke and Bank of Japan Deputy Governor Hiroshi Nakaso participate in the U.S. Monetary Policy Forum 2015 Annual Conference sponsored by the Initiative on Global Markets at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. NEW YORK - European Central Bank Vice President Vitor Constancio takes part in a panel discussion on ‘Central Banking with Large Balance Sheets’ - 1830 GMT. TOKYO - Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda speaks at the Japan Press Club - 0330 GMT.
TUESDAY, MARCH 3 SYDNEY - Reserve Bank of Australia holds interest rate meeting - 0330 GMT.
LAKE FOREST, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans speaks on current economic conditions and monetary policy before the Lake Forest-Lake Bluff Rotary Club 2015 Economic Breakfast - 1400 GMT. WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve issues the Beige Book of economic condition - 1900 GMT. KANSAS CITY, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City President Esther George speaks on the U.S. economy at an event hosted by Central Exchange - 1800 GMT. LONDON - Bank of England holds monetary policy committee (MPC) meeting (to Mar. 5). OTTAWA - Bank of Canada key policy interest rate announcement.
TOKYO - Japanese Vice Finance Minister for International Affairs Tatsuo Yamasaki speaks at a symposium entitled “Global economy: Are we fully prepared for normalisation of U.S. monetary policy?” - 0500 GMT.
THURSDAY, MARCH 5 CYPRUS - European Central Bank Governing Council meeting, followed by interest rate announcement and news conference. TEXAS - Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Richard Fisher speaks on “Reflections on 10 Years at the Fed & Farewell, El Paso” before a community forum hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas El Paso Branch - 0000 GMT. SYDNEY - Reserve Bank of Australia Deputy Governor Philip Lowe speaks at the Goldman Sachs 10th Annual Global Macroeconomics Conference - 0130 GMT. OTTAWA - Manning Networking Conference (to Mar. 7). Canadian Finance Minister Joe Oliver will be the key speaker. GUNMA, Japan - Bank of Japan board member Takahide Kiuchi speaks
HONOLULU - Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams speaks on the economic outlook before the CFA Society Hawaii 10th Annual Economic Forecast Dinner - 0415 GMT.
MONDAY, MARCH 9 WASHINGTON -Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Loretta Mester speaks before the National Association for Business Economics annual Economic Policy Conference - 1825 GMT. EHIME, Japan - Bank of Japan Deputy Governor Hiroshi Nakaso speaks - 0100 GMT.
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