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VALLETTA, Malta – Official Council meetings of foreign affairs ministers (Final Day).
** BERLIN - German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaueble speaks at the B20 summit – 1215 GMT.
TOKYO - Bank of Japan will release the minutes of its March monetary policy meeting.
YOKOHAMA, Japan – Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda, Asian Development Bank President Takehiko Nakao will speak at Global Think Tank Summit ahead of ADB’s annual meeting in Yokohama. WASHINGTON - U.S. Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) starts its two-day meeting on interest rates - 1800 GMT. VIENNA - European Central Bank Regulation Chief Daniele Nouy to speak at panel discussion – 0630 GMT.
OSLO - Norges Bank Governor Oystein Olsen and Chief Executive Officer Yngve Slyngstad attend the hearing regarding the Government Pension Fund Global before the standing committee on Finance and Economic Affairs of the Storting.
WASHINGTON - U.S. Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) announces its decision on interest rate - 1800 GMT.
STOCKHOLM - Meeting of the Executive Board of the Riksbank - 1100 GMT
** FRANKFURT - ECB board member Lautenschläger speaks in Frankfurt – 1030 GMT.
** OPATIJA, Croatia – Croatian National Bank Governor Boris Vujcic participates in an economic conference (to May 05).
OSLO - Norway Central Bank to hold press conference following the announcement of the Executive Board interest rate decision - 0800 GMT.
LUXEMBOURG CITY - European Central Bank Executive Board member Yves Mersch will speak at a conference in Luxembourg (to May 5).
TOKYO - ASEAN Finance and Central Bank Deputies’ Meeting (ASEAN+3) (to May 5).
TOKYO - ASEAN Finance Ministers’ and Central Bank Governors’ Joint Meeting (ASEAN+3) (to May 5). BRUSSELS - African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP)-EU Council of ministers meeting (to May 5). MEXICO CITY - Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz will give a speech at CanCham Mexico and Club de industriales, Mexico City - 2025 GMT.
BRUSSELS - ECB Executive Board Member Peter Praet will speak at a conference – 1100 GMT.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland - ECB President Mario Draghi will speak at an award ceremony – 1630 GMT.
** Sweden - Swedish central bank Deputy Governor Per Jansson to visit Gavle and Sandviken. In conjunction with this, he will discuss current monetary policy at a breakfast meeting.
NEW YORK - Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams speaks before the Shadow Open Market Committee - 1645 GMT.
STANFORD, California - Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans, Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren and St. Louis Fed President James Bullard participate in a panel on “The Structural Foundations of Monetary Policy” before the Hoover Monetary Policy Conference.
JAPAN - ASEAN Finance Ministers, Investors Seminar.
CALIFORNIA - Federal Reserve Vice Chair Stanley Fischer speaks before the Hoover Monetary Policy Conference in Stanford – 1530 GMT.
FLORENCE, Italy - European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, Italian politician and president of the European Parliament, Antonio Tajani, as well as European Council President Donald Tusk to speak at Florence event. STOCKHOLM - Meeting of the General Council of the Riksbank - 1100 GMT
STANFORD, California - Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams participates in SIEPR-Hoover Joint Event – 1930 GMT.
TOKYO – Bank of Japan Governor Kuroda, Philippines Central Bank Governor Tetangco will speak at a roundtable hosted by Asian Development Bank and Bank of Japan – 0700 GMT.
MONDAY, MAY 8 CHICAGO, Illinois - Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Loretta Mester to speak before event, “From Main Street to Wall Street: Economic Growth, Monetary Policy and the Federal Reserve” hosted by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, in Chicago – 1245 GMT.
NEW YORK CITY - Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren gives luncheon speech in New York City.
** STOCKHOLM - Swedish central bank First Deputy Governor Kerstin af Jochnick to participate in Dagens industri’s banking conference. STOCKHOLM – Swedish Central Bank to publish the minutes from the executive board’s monetary policy discussion on April 26. SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vermont - Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren gives a luncheon speech before a joint meeting of the Lake Champlain Regional Chamber and Central Vermont Chamber of Commerce.
TOKYO - Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda gives a speech on economic outlook - 2100 GMT.
BRYNE, Norway - Norges Bank deputy governors, Jon Nicolaisen and Egil Matsen, give speeches to Regional Network, region South-West.
** GENEVA, Switzerland - IMF Chief Economist Maurice Obstfeld gives speech at Geneva Graduate Insititute – 1630 GMT.
ITALY - G7 finance ministers meet in southern Italy (to May 13). ZURICH – Swiss National Bank Chairman Thomas Jordan and Finance Minister Ueli Maurer speaks at Private banking event – 0730 GMT.
NEW ZEALAND - Reserve Bank of New Zealand announces monetary policy statement and official cash rate (OCR). STOCKHOLM - Meeting of the executive board of the Riksbank - 0700 GMT
BRUSSELS - EU Foreign Affairs Council meeting.
FRIDAY, MAY 12 TOKYO - Bank of Japan board member Yutaka Harada speaks at Hitotsubashi University seminar – 0415 GMT.
DUBLIN - Chicago Federal Reserve President Charles Evans and Governing Council of European Central Bank Philip R. Lane speaks at conference.
MONDAY, MAY 15 FRANKFURT - ECB supervisor Daniele Nouy, European Banking Authority Director Adam Farkas and Bundesbank board member Andreas Dombret speak at a banking conference. OSLO - Norges Bank Governor Oystein Olsen attend the hearing regarding the conduct of monetary policy before the standing committee on finance and economic affairs of the Storting.
BRUSSELS - EU foreign affairs council meeting.
TUESDAY, MAY 16 BRUSSELS - EU General Affairs council meeting.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 17 HANOI, Vietnam - Second APEC Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM2) (to May 18).
LONDON - Bank of England Chief Economist John Haldane speaks at Finance Foundation’s annual lecture – 1800 GMT.
BRUSSELS - EU Foreign Affairs Council meeting and EU Justice and Home Affairs Council meeting. MINNEAPOLIS, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Loretta Mester speaks before the Economic Club of Minnesota - 1700 GMT.
FRIDAY, MAY 19 BRUSSELS - EU Foreign Affairs Council meeting.
BRUSSELS - EU General Affairs Council meeting.
BRUSSELS - Eurogroup Finance Ministers’ meeting (to May 23).
STOCKHOLM - Meeting of the executive board of the Riksbank - 0700 GMT
MOSS, Norway - Norges Bank Governor Oystein Olsen will give a speech at the anniversary seminar held by the local trade and industry association.
BRUSSELS - EU Economic and Financial Affairs Council meeting.
GARDERMOEN, Norway - Norges Bank Governor Oystein Olsen gives a speech at a conference hosted by the Norwegian Association of Local and Regional Authorities.
WASHINGTON - Federal Open Market Committee will release the minutes from its May policy meeting - 1800 GMT. WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee Meeting (FOMC) Minutes – 1800 GMT.
STOCKHOLM - Swedish Central Bank to publish Financial Stability Report - 0730 GMT.
OTTAWA - Bank of Canada key policy interest rate announcement - 1400 GMT.
THURSDAY, MAY 25 TORONTO - Bank of Canada Deputy Governor Sylvain Leduc will give speech at Payments Canada, Toronto – 2120 GMT.
FRIDAY, MAY 26 ITALY - G7 summit in Taormina, Italy (to May 27).
WASHINGTON - U.S. Federal Reserve’s Federal Reserve issues its Beige Book on economic condition - 1800 GMT.
NEW ZEALAND - Reserve Bank of New Zealand holds a financial stability report media conference.
THURSDAY, JUNE 8 OTTAWA - Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz and Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn Wilkins to hold a press conference at the National Press Theatre in Ottawa – 1515 GMT.
TUESDAY, JUNE 13 WASHINGTON - U.S. Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) starts its two-day meeting on interest rates - 1800 GMT.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 14 WASHINGTON - U.S. Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) announces its decision on interest rates - 1830 GMT.
BERN - Swiss National Bank to publish its Financial Stability Report 2017 – 1630 GMT. BRUSSELS - Eurozone Finance Ministers meet in Brussels.
BRUSSELS - European Union Finance Ministers meet in Brussels.
MONDAY, JUNE 19 NEW YORK - Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans speaks before the Money Marketers of New York University.
THURSDAY, JUNE 22 NEW ZEALAND - Reserve Bank of New Zealand announces OCR (Official Cash Rate).
OSLO - Norway Central Bank announcement of the executive board’s interest rate decision and publication of monetary policy report – 0800 GMT.
CLEVELAND, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland co-sponsors 2017 Policy Summit on Housing, Human Capital And Inequality.
FRIDAY, JUNE 23 CLEVELAND, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Loretta Mester gives closing keynote speech.
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