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DIARY-Top Economic Events to March 20

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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. OSLO - Norway Prime Minister Erna Solberg and Finance Minister Siv Jensen to hold joint briefing on next year’s priorities - 0800 GMT. ZURICH - German’s Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann gives a speech entitled: “Challenges in the euro zone: what has been done, what remains to do?” - 1730 GMT.


BRUSSELS - Meeting of Economic and Financial Affairs Council (ECOFIN). VIENNA - High-level panel discussion on “The Western Balkans  15 Years of Economic Transition: Policy Challenges and Solutions Ahead” moderated by IMF European Department Director Poul Thomsen. Croatian National Bank Governor Boris Vujcic, Macedonia Finance Minister Zoran Stavreski and Austrian National Bank Governor Ewald Nowotny to attend. PARIS - European Central Bank executive board member Yves Mersch to speak at a banking conference on “What to expect now the ECB is in charge” - 0800 GMT. PARIS - French Finance Minister Michel Sapin speaks at the “Future of Banking” conference. HOBART, Australia - RBA Assistant Governor Christopher Kent speaks at the National RSL Clubs Conference - 2205 GMT.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11 STOCKHOLM - Sweden’s Riksbank Deputy Governor Martin Floden will participate in a panel discussion at Business Model Finance 2015 - 1525 GMT.


WELLINGTON - Reserve Bank of New Zealand announces Monetary Policy Statement and Official Cash Rate (OCR). LONDON - German’s Bundesbank Deputy President, Claudia Buch, will take part in a discussion on “Germany’s new role in Europe and beyond?” - 0900 GMT. FRANKFURT - German’s Bundesbank reports 2014 annual results. German’s Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann holds a news conference - 1000 GMT. PARIS - EU Monetary Affairs Commissioner and ECB executive board member Benoit Coeure speak at an asset management conference - 0730 GMT. PARIS - ECB executive board member Benoit Coeure speaks with French economic and financial journalists association AJEF about the theme of “What link is there between monetary policy and economic growth?” - 1900 GMT. VIENNA - German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble and his Austrian counterpart, Hans Joerg Schelling, to attend a panel discussion on Financial Policy for New Confidence in Europe - 1700 GMT.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13 PARIS - ECB governing council member and Bank of France Governor Christian Noyer speaks at a conference in Paris about private debt placements - 1430 GMT.


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 - Bank of England to publish minutes of its March policy meeting - 0930 GMT. LONDON - UK Finance Minister George Osborne presents 2015 budget. REYKJAVIK - Iceland Central bank announces interest rate decision - 0800 GMT. STOCKHOLM - Sweden’s Riksbank holds executive board meeting.

FRIDAY, MARCH 20 ATHENS, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Dennis Lockhart speaks on monetary policy and the economic outlook before the Georgia Law Review Symposium - 1420 GMT. WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans is panelist at the Brookings Institution “Risk Management for Monetary Policy Near the Zero Lower Bound” conference - 1530 GMT. SYDNEY - RBA Governor Glenn Stevens speaks at an American Chamber of Commerce in Australia (AMCHAM) luncheon - 0100 GMT.


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