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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 (to April 21). 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. VIENNA - Austrian Finance Minister Hans Joerg Schelling to speak about tax reform with Kurier editor - 1500 GMT.
TUESDAY, APRIL 21 SYDNEY - Reserve Bank of Australia to release the minutes of its April policy meeting - 0130 GMT. OTTAWA - Canadian Finance Minister Joe Oliver will present the annual federal budget for the fiscal year - 2000 GMT.
WASHINGTON - The Atlantic holds Summit on the Economy in Washington. Speakers:- U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman and U.S Labor Secretary Tom Perez. STOCKHOLM - Sweden’s Riksbank holds executive board meeting. ONTARIO - The Ontario government plans to unveil its budget for the current fiscal year - 2000 GMT.
FRIDAY, APRIL 24 RIGA, LATVIA - Informal meeting of Ministers for Economic and Financial Affairs (ECOFIN) (to April 25). TOKYO - Bank of Japan Deputy Governor Hiroshi Nakaso speaks on the long-term prospects for Asia’s economy hosted by the Securities Analysts Association of Japan - 0300 GMT. WASHINGTON - Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz will speak as part of a panel at the Export-Import Bank of the United States - 1430 GMT. BERNE - Swiss National Bank Chairman Thomas Jordan is due to speak at the Swiss National Bank annual shareholder meeting in Berne.
MONDAY, APRIL 27 SYDNEY - Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Glenn Stevens speaks at the Australian Financial Review Banking and Wealth Summit - 2240 GMT.
TUESDAY, APRIL 28 WASHINGTON - U.S. Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee holds two-day meeting on interest rates. ATHENS - Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis and minister of state Panagiotis Nikoloudis meet with delegation of Swiss finance ministry officials for talks on closer cooperation between the two countries’ tax authorities - 0900 GMT. STOCKHOLM - Swedish Central Bank holds monetary policy meeting (to April 29).
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 29 VIENNA - Austrian Finance Minister Hans Jorg Schelling and Swiss Finance Minister Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf talk about federal tax organisation - 1630 GMT. WASHINGTON - U.S. Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) announces decision on interest rates. STOCKHOLM - Swedish Central Bank announces interest rate decision.
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