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MONDAY, APRIL 13 BEIJING - U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker and U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz will visit China. TOKYO - Bank of Japan holds regional branch managers’ meeting, issues quarterly report on regional economies. Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda will deliver a speech at the outset of the meeting, which will be a summary of the bank’s view on the economic and price outlook as well as on Japan’s financial system and monetary policy.
WINONA, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Narayana Kocherlakota speaks before a public town hall forum hosted by Winona State University - 0000 GMT. ROME - Central bank of Norway Governor Oystein Olsen speaks at an event organised by Italian Banking Association on Managing Norway’s Oil Wealth - 0930 GMT. STOCKHOLM - Sweden’s Riksbank Deputy Governor Cecilia Skingsley will participate in a seminar on pay formation that promotes the competitiveness of the manufacturing industry - 1135 GMT.
WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve issues the Beige Book of economic condition - 1800 GMT. WASHINGTON - Levy Economics Institute of Bard College holds 24th Annual Hyman P. Minsky Conference on the State of the U.S. and World Economies in Washington (to April 16). Federal Reserve Board Governor Lael Brainard, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard and U.S. Treasury Undersecretary for International Affairs Nathan Sheets to attend. CHARLESTON, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond President Jeffrey Lacker speaks on “Investing in People for Long-Term Prosperity” before a group of business and community leaders - 2330 GMT. OTTAWA - Bank of Canada policy interest rate announcement and Monetary Policy Report - 1400 GMT. FRANKFURT - European Central Bank Governing Council meeting, followed by interest rate announcement and news conference - 1145 GMT. OTTAWA - Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz holds a news conference following the release of the central bank’s monetary policy report - 1515 GMT. TOKYO - Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda to deliver a speech at an annual meeting of Japan’s trust bank association - 0615 GMT. STOCKHOLM - Sweden’s Riksbank First Deputy Governor Kerstin af Jochnick will participate in a lunch discussion on corporate bonds - 1130 GMT.
NEW YORK - Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Loretta Mester speaks on the economy before the Forecasters Club of New York - 1710 GMT. LONDON - Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren participates in “The U.S. Economic Outlook and Implications for Monetary Policy” event hosted by Chatham House - 1730 GMT. WASHINGTON - European Central Bank Vice President Vitor Constancio speaks before the Levy Economics Institute of Bard College 24th Annual Hyman P. Minsky Conference on the State of the U.S. and World Economies - 1300 GMT. STOCKHOLM - Sweden’s Riksbank members Heidi Elmer and David Vestin will participate in the Swedish National Debt Office’s finance day and speak on the subject of “Monetary policy is a low interest rate environment”.
WASHINGTON - 2015 Spring Meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund (to April 19).
JAKARTA - World Economic Forum on East Asia 2015. WASHINGTON - Institute for International Finance hosts International Capital Markets and Emerging Markets Roundtable. Speakers:- People’s Bank of China Governor Zhou Xiaochuan, Bank of France Governor Christian Noyer and Bank for International Settlements General Manager Jaime Caruana.
NEW YORK - Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz speaks at the Bloomberg summit. NEW YORK - Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Glenn Stevens speaks at an American Australian Association luncheon hosted by Goldman Sachs - 1630 GMT. NEW YORK - Bank of France Governor Christian Noyer gives speech at Paris EuroPlace International Financial Forum - 1800 GMT.
TUESDAY, APRIL 21 SYDNEY - Reserve Bank of Australia to release the minutes of April policy meeting - 0130 GMT.
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