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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 29 WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve Division of Banking Supervision and Regulation Deputy Director Mark van der Weide testifies on insurance regulation before the House Financial Services subcommittee on housing and insurance - 1400 GMT. WASHINGTON - U.S. Treasury Under Secretary for International Affairs Nathan Sheets speaks on “What to Expect from the Next U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue” at an event hosted by the Center for Strategic and International Studies titled, “The U.S.-China Relationship in an Evolving Global Economic Order” - 2030 GMT. VIENNA - Austrian Finance Minister Hans Jorg Schelling and Swiss Finance Minister Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf talk about federal tax organization - 1630 GMT. WASHINGTON - U.S. Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) announces decision on interest rates, followed by statement - 1800 GMT. STOCKHOLM - Swedish central bank announces interest rate decision and publishes monetary report - 0730 GMT. BERLIN - Germany’s Bundesbank board member Andreas Dombret to speak on “Allowing them to fail - Banks and the market economy” - 0725 GMT. TALLINN - Estonian central bank Governor Ardo Hansson will talk about the Estonian and euro zone economies - 0800 GMT.
WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve Board Governor Daniel Tarullo speaks on “Tailoring Community Bank Regulation and Supervision” before the Independent Community Bankers of America Washington Policy Summit - 1230 GMT. DUBLIN - Former European Central Bank President Jean-Claude Trichet will be speaking at an event facilitated by Irish banking inquiry. OTTAWA - Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz will testify before a Canadian Senate committee - 1430 GMT. BERLIN - Estonian central bank Governor Ardo Hansson will talk on the euro zone economy. TOKYO - Bank of Japan holds monetary policy meeting, issues semi-annual report on the economy and prices. WELLINGTON - Reserve Bank of New Zealand announces official cash rate. MADRID - Spain’s government to outline macroeconomic forecasts as part of Stability Programme 2015-2018.
PHILADELPHIA - Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Loretta Mester speaks on “Issues in Consumer Credit” before the Conference on Regulating Consumer Credit - 1230 GMT. ORANGE, United States - San Francisco Fed President John Williams speaks on “Monetary Policy in Financial Markets: Is there a New Paradigm?” before the Chapman University Conference - 1945 GMT.
BOSTON - Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren gives welcome and opening remarks before the Economic Growth and Regulatory Paperwork Reduction Act Outreach Meeting hosted by the bank - 1300 GMT. BOSTON - Federal Reserve Board Governor Daniel Tarullo speaks at opening session before the Economic Growth and Regulatory Paperwork Reduction Act Outreach Meeting hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - 1305 GMT. SAN FRANCISCO - Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams speaks on “Creating Jobs and Economic Opportunity through Small Business” before the Pacific Community Ventures Luncheon - 1910 GMT. LJUBLJANA - Launch of OECD Economic Surveys: Slovenia 2015.
MARSHALL - Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Narayana Kocherlakota speaks before a public town hall forum hosted by Southwest State University - 0000 GMT SYDNEY - Reserve Bank of Australia holds interest rate meeting - 0430 GMT. PARIS - European Governing Board member Christian Noyer holds news conference to present Bank of France’s annual report - 0900 GMT. MONTREAL - Bank of Canada Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn Wilkins will address Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal - 1630 GMT.
RIVIERA MAYA, Mexico - World Economic Forum on Latin America 2015 (to May 8). BRUSSELS - European Business Summit 2015 (to May 7). WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City President Esther George participates in “Credit Markets: Booms, Busts and Distortions” panel before an event hosted by the International Monetary Fund - 1715 GMT. LONDON - Former Bank of England officials speak at Fathom monetary policy discussion - 0730 GMT. Former Bank of England deputy governors, John Gieve and Ian Plenderleith, and former monetary policy member DeAnne Julius to speak. BATON ROUGE, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Dennis Lockhart speaks on the economic outlook and monetary policy before a luncheon hosted by the Baton Rouge Rotary - 1730 GMT. FRANKFURT - European Central Bank Governing Council meeting. No interest rate announcements scheduled.
THURSDAY, MAY 7 ST GALLEN - Swiss central bank head Thomas Jordan will attend an annual two-day management conference (to May 8).
FRIDAY, MAY 8 LONDON - Bank of England holds Monetary Policy Committee meeting (continued on May 11). TOKYO - Bank of Japan to publish the minutes of April policy-setting meeting - 2350 GMT. SYDNEY - Reserve Bank of Australia releases quarterly statement on monetary policy - 0130 GMT. STAVANGER, Norway - Central bank of Norway Governor Oystein Olsen will deliver a lecture at the University of Stavanger - 0630 GMT.
LONDON - Bank of England announces rate decision - 1100 GMT.
TUESDAY, MAY 12 NEW YORK - Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams speaks on the economic outlook before the New York Association for Business Economics - 1645 GMT. BRUSSELS - EU finance ministers meet in Brussels - 0700 GMT.
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