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WELLINGTON - Reserve Bank of New Zealand Governor Graeme Wheeler delivers speech on “Some thoughts on New Zealand’s Economic Expansion” at the South Island town of Greymouth.
QUEBEC, Canada - Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz, Canada Minister of Finance Bill Morneau and Minister of Status of Women Patty Hajdu to attend an event in Gatineau - 1400 GMT.
FRANKFURT - ECB governing council monetary policy meeting - 1540 GMT.
BERLIN - German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble to address the annual conference at the Central Council of Jews.
KUALA LAMPUR - Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak and Bank Negara Malaysia Secretary General to the Treasury and Director Mohd Irwan Serigar Bin Abdullah to attend Malaysia’s Global Entrepreneurship Community 2016 conference - 0100 GMT.
MAASTRICHT, Netherlands - 25th anniversary of Maastricht Treaty conference. Speaker includes - European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, European Parliament President Martin Schulz, Netherlands Finance Minister and Eurogroup President Jeroen Dijsselbloem and other officials - 0800 GMT.
BRUSSELS - EU Interior Ministers meet to discuss the migration crisis.
BRUSSELS - National Bank of Belgium Governor Jan Smets gives a keynote speech at a conference on future of retail banking - 0815 GMT.
PARIS - ECB Executive Board Member Benoit Coeure to participate in a panel discussion on “Policy Responses: Restoring Public Trust in Economic Reforms” at a conference on “Challenges to More Sustainable and Inclusive Growth in Europe”, hosted by the Council of Europe Development Bank - 1515 GMT.
NEW YORK - Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen holds a news conference regarding interest rate - 1930 GMT.
STOCKHOLM - Riksbank executive board meeting - 0800 GMT.
LONDON - Bank of England announces interest rate decision.
OSLO - Norway Central Bank interest rate decision and publication of its monetary policy report - 0900 GMT.
LONDON - Bank of England interest rate decision.
BERN - Swiss National Bank (SNB) monetary policy assessment.
CHARLOTTE, United States - Richmond Fed President Jeffrey Lacker will participate in a panel discussion at the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce Economic Outlook Conference in Charlotte, North Carolina - 1730 GMT.
OSLO - Speech by Norway central bank Deputy Governor Jon Nicolaisen.
KONGSVINGER, NORWAY - Speech by Norway central bank Governor Oystein Olsen.
TRONDHEIM, Norway - Speech by Norway central bank Deputy Governor Egil Matsen.
STOCKHOLM - Riksbank general council meeting - 1200 GMT.
TOKYO - Bank of Japan monetary policy meeting (to Dec. 20).
MELBOURNE - Reserve Bank of Australia to publish the minutes of its December policy meeting - 0030 GMT.
STOCKHOLM - Swedish Central Bank decision on interest rates and publication of its monetary policy report - 0830 GMT.
TOKYO - Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda to speak at a meeting of the Councillors of Nippon Keidanren (Japan Business Federation). ——————————————————————————————— For enquiries to customer help desks: click for telephone numbers. For any questions or comments on the diary, please e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org NOTE: The inclusion of items in this diary does not necessarily mean that Reuters will file a story based on the event.