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THURSDAY, MARCH 5 CYPRUS - European Central Bank Governing Council meeting, followed by interest rate announcement and news conference from ECB head Mario Draghi. NEW YORK - Counselor to the U.S. Treasury Secretary for Housing Finance Policy Michael Stegman speaks before the Goldman Sachs Third Annual Housing Finance Conference - 1450 GMT. 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. STOCKHOLM - Sweden’s Riksbank Governor, Stefan Ingves, and First Deputy Governor, Kerstin af Jochnick, will participate in an open hearing on monetary policy at the Riksdag Committee on Finance. OTTAWA - Manning Networking Conference (to March 7). Canadian Finance Minister Joe Oliver will be the key speaker. GUNMA, Japan - Bank of Japan board member Takahide Kiuchi speaks
DALLAS - Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Richard Fisher speaks on “State of the Economy and Farewell, Dallas” before a Dallas Regional Chamber luncheon - 1830 GMT. 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. STOCKHOLM - Sweden’s Riksbank Governor, Stefan Ingves, will participate in the Swedish Centre for Business and Policy Studies/SIFR Finance panel “What can a central bank do when the policy rate is close to its lower bound?”.
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. TEXAS - Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Richard Fisher speaks on “Reflections on 10 Years at the Fed” before the Founding Director’s Lecture Series at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy - 2330 GMT. EHIME, Japan - Bank of Japan Deputy Governor Hiroshi Nakaso speaks - 0100 GMT.
BRUSSELS - Meeting of Economic and Financial Affairs Council (ECOFIN). HOBART, Australia - RBA Assistant Governor Christopher Kent speaks at the National RSL Clubs Conference - 2205 GMT.
WELLINGTON - Reserve Bank of New Zealand announces Monetary Policy Statement and Official Cash Rate (OCR).
DONA, Qatar - 2015 IIF Spring Membership Meeting: Global Energy at a Turning Point (to March 16). Speakers:- Qatar Prime Minister Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani, Qatar Finance Minister Ali Sharif Al Emadi, Bank of Spain Governor Luis Maria Linde, Qatar Central Bank Governor Sheikh Abdulla Bin Saoud Al-Thani and Qatar National Bank Chief Executive Abdullah Al Awar.
MONDAY, MARCH 16 FRANKFURT - Frankfurt Finance Summit (to March 17). Speakers:- ECB board member Sabine Lautenschlager, ECB board member Peter Praet, Germany’s Bundesbank board member Andreas Dombret and Germany’s Bundesbank Deputy President Claudia Buch. SYDNEY - RBA Assistant Governor Guy Debelle speaks at the KangaNews DCM Summit. TOKYO - Bank of Japan holds monetary policy meeting (to March 17).
WASHINGTON - U.S. Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) holds two-day meeting on interest rates. SYDNEY - Reserve Bank of Australia to release the minutes of March policy meeting - 0030 GMT.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 18 WASHINGTON - U.S. Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) announces decision on interest rates - 1800 GMT. WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen holds a news conference - 1830 GMT. LONDON - UK finance minister George Osborne presents 2015 budget. STOCKHOLM - Sweden’s Riksbank holds executive board meeting.
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