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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 15 WASHINGTON - U.S. Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee announces decision on interest rate, followed by statement - 1800 GMT. WASHINGTON - U.S. Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen holds a news conference on interest rates - 1830 GMT. TOKYO - Bank of Japan monetary policy meeting (to June 16). FRANKFURT - Germany’s Bundesbank chief Jens Weidmann speaks at the Joint Symposium of the Bundesbank and the Foundation Monetary Stability - 1400 GMT. COPENHAGEN - Danish central bank will issue new forecast for economic growth and hold a press conference - 0830 GMT. BRUSSELS - Launch of Regions at a Glance 2016 (to June 16). The members of the European Committee of the Regions will meet in the 118th plenary session. On the second day, the plenary assembly will host Mari Kiviniemi, deputy secretary-general of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, who will intervene on the topic “Current and future challenges for European regions and cities”. UTRECHT - European Central Bank Vice President Vitor Constancio speaks at the Utrecht School of Economics Macroeconomics Symposium - 1430 GMT. WARSAW - German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schauble visits Poland OTTAWA - Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz will give a speech titled “The Canadian Economy: A Progress Report” and will subsequently hold a press conference - 2340 GMT. ATHENS - Greek central bank will present its annual monetary report. THURSDAY, JUNE 16 WASHINGTON - Launch of OECD Economic Survey of USA. OSLO - Norges Bank 200th anniversary symposium “The interaction between monetary policy and financial stability: going forward”. Speakers: International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde, Bank of Finland Governor Erkki Liikanen, Sveriges Riksbank Governor Stefan Ingves, Bank of Finland Governor Erkki Liikanen and Norges Bank Governor Oystein Olsen. VIENNA - Austrian National Bank Governor Ewald Nowotny to speak about monetary union - 0915 GMT. PARIS - Bank of France holds conference on banking regulation. DUBLIN - Irish central bank Governor Philip Lane speaks at Irish financial services industry representative body event - 1145 GMT. LONDON - Bank of England announces interest rate decision - 1100 GMT. FRANKFURT - European Central Bank releases economic bulletin - 0800 GMT. FRANKFURT - European Central Bank board member Yves Mersch speaks about unconventional monetary policy - 1515 GMT. LUXEMBOURG - Eurogroup meeting. TOKYO - Bank of Japan interest rate decision - 0000 GMT ZURICH - State Secretariat for Economic Affairs releases economic forecasts - 0545 GMT. ZURICH - Swiss National Bank monetary policy assessment - 0630 GMT. OSLO - Sweden’s Riksbank Governor Stefan Ingves will participate in Norges Bank’s symposium on “The Interaction Between Monetary Policy and Financial Stability - Going Forward”. The symposium will be held in conjunction with the 200th anniversary of the founding of Norges Bank. Stefan Ingves will participate in a panel on “Experiences and expectations about macroprudential policies and the ability to fine-tune the financial sector in the Nordic countries” - 1300 GMT.
FRIDAY, JUNE 17 VIENNA - International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde takes part in panel discussion with Austrian Finance Minister Hans Joerg Schelling - 0900 GMT. BERLIN - European Central Bank board member Benoit Coeure speaks at the International Conference on Structural Reforms in Advanced Economies, organized by Hertie School of Governance - 1145 GMT. MUNICH - European Central Bank President Mario Draghi speaks in honor of Dr Theodor Waigel at conferral of signs and awards - 1500 GMT. BRATISLAVA - Slovakia Finance Ministry to publish quarterly update of its macroeconomic forecasts. CALGARY, Canada - Bank of Canada Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn Wilkins will give a speech - 1650 GMT. LUXEMBOURG - Meeting of EU finance ministers.
SATURDAY, JUNE 18 LJUBLJANA - Slovakia Finance Minister Peter Kazimir meets his Slovenian counterpart Dusan Mramor.
MONDAY, JUNE 20 WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari participates in the third symposium on “Ending Too Big to Fail,” co-hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and the Peterson Institute for International Economics - 1630 GMT. VANCOUVER - Canada’s Finance Minister Bill Morneau will hold a two-day meeting (to June 21) with provincial counterparts to discuss the proposed expansion of the Canadian Pension Plan, which the government wants to enhance on the grounds that Canadians are not saving enough for their retirement. TOKYO - Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda speaks at Keio University - 0750 GMT. TOKYO - Bank of Japan to publish the minutes of April policy meeting - 2350 GMT. STOCKHOLM - Meeting of the executive board of the Riksbank.
TUESDAY, JUNE 21 SYDNEY - Reserve Bank of Australia will release the minutes of June monetary policy meeting - 0130 GMT. WASHINGTON - U.S. Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen will speak before the Senate Banking Committee at its “Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress” hearing - 1400 GMT.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22 LONDON - Bank of England Governor Mark Carney and UK Finance Minister George Osborne speak at the annual Mansion House dinner, on the eve of EU referendum. FRANKFURT - European Central Bank Governing Council meeting. No interest rate announcements scheduled. HELSINKI - Finland Finance Ministry to publish its updated forecasts for the Finnish economy, which is slowly recovering from years of recession - 0800 GMT.
THURSDAY, JUNE 23 NEW YORK - Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Rob Kaplan speaks on “Economic Conditions and the Role of Monetary Policy” at the Money Marketeers of New York University event - 2300 GMT. FRANKFURT - European Central Bank General Council meeting. ISHIKAWA, Japan - Bank of Japan board member Takahide Kiuchi speaks to business leaders in Ishikawa OSLO - Norway central bank announces interest rate decision and publishes monetary policy report - 0800 GMT.
FRIDAY, JUNE 24 TOKYO - Bank of Japan Deputy Governor Hiroshi Nakaso delivers speech at annual trust association meeting - 0636 GMT.
MONDAY, JUNE 27 WASHINGTON - Bretton Woods Committee holds 2016 annual meeting in Washington - 1230 GMT. Speakers: U.S. Department of the Treasury Secretary Jack Lew, International Monetary Fund Deputy Managing Director David Lipton and World Bank Chief Operating Officer Sri Mulyani Indrawati.
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