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** TOKYO - European Central Bank Executive Board Member Yves Merch to participate in 2017 Central Bank Governance Group meeting organized by IIF in Tokyo.
BERLIN - EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker attends a presentation of German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel’s book “Neuvermessungen” (remapping) where Brexit and the French presidential election results are expected to dominate discussions - 1100 GMT.
FERNANDINA BEACH, Florida- Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard speaks on “Shifting Sands of Low Interest Rates” at a policy session before the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta 22nd Annual Financial Markets Conference, in Fernandina Beach, Florida – 1235 GMT.
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.
TUESDAY, MAY 9 ** BERLIN - German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble attends Townhall event - 1600 GMT. ** BOCA RATON, Florida - Executive Vice President of the Financial Services Group Richard P. Dzina at the Federal Reserve Bank, speaks at “Operations Conference and Exhibition 2017” - 1325 GMT. ** NEW YORK - Michael Held Executive Vice President of the Legal Group, and General Counsel at the Federal Reserve Bank, speaks at “Compliance & Legal Society Monthly Luncheon” at SIFMA Conference Center - 1645 GMT.
** MINNEAPOLIS - Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari speaks before the Minnesota High Tech Spring Conference - 1300 GMT.
** DALLAS - Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participates in moderated question-and-answer session before the Dallas Regional Chamber Lower Middle Market Investment Summit - 2015 GMT.
NEW YORK CITY - Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren gives luncheon speech in New York City.
** HAGUE - Exchange of views with President of European Central Bank Mario Draghi on the impact of monetary policy of the European Central Bank at Dutch House of Representatives - 1200 GMT.
FRANKFURT - European Central Bank President Mario Draghi speaks in the Dutch Parliament – 1030 GMT.
STOCKHOLM - Swedish central bank First Deputy Governor Kerstin af Jochnick to participate in Dagens industri’s banking conference - 0730 GMT. 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.
** BARI, Italy - President of the European Central Bank Mario Draghi and Member of the ECB Executive Board Benoit Coeure participate in G7 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors meeting - 1535 GMT (to May 13).
** HEIDELBERG, Germany - Executive Board Member of the European Central Bank Peter Praet gives Lecture on “The Role of the ECB: Prudence and Responsibility in Crisis Times” at 29th Heidelberg Symposium “verAntworten” - 1730 GMT.
BRUSSELS - European Union and the Republic of Tunisia hold a meeting of the Association Council.
FRANKFURT - ECB chief economist Peter Praet speaks in Heidelberg – 1630 GMT.
WASHINGTON DC - Federal Reserve Board of Governors hosts a two-day conference on “Developments in Empirical Monetary Economics,” in Washington (to May 12). FRANKFURT - ECB Vice President Vitor Constancio speaks in Frankfurt – 0700 GMT.
GENEVA, Switzerland - IMF Chief Economist Maurice Obstfeld gives speech at Geneva Graduate Institute – 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 ** PHILADELPHIA - Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Patrick Harker speaks on the economic outlook at the Drexel University Annual Urban Economic Policy Conference - 1630 GMT.
** BELGRADE - National Bank of Serbia interest rate decision. STOCKHOLM - Deputy Governor of the Swedish National Bank Martin Floden will participate in the concluding panel at the Riksbank’s international conference on different ways of communicating future monetary policy.
VILNIUS - Governor of the Swedish National Bank Stefan Ingves will hold a speech on “Should macroprudential policy target real estate prices?” at an international conference on macroprudential policy - 0710 GMT.
STOCKHOLM - Deputy Governor of the Swedish National Bank Henry Ohlsson will participate in Kammarkollegiet’s capital market day and discuss current monetary policy - 0745 GMT.
STOCKHOLM - Deputy Governor of the Swedish National Bank Per Jansson will participate in Finansdagarna and discuss the latest interest rate decision and current monetary policy - 0900 GMT.
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 - European Economic Area Council.
STOCKHOLM - Governor of the Swedish National Bank Stefan Ingves will hold a speech on monetary policy challenges at an event organized by the Swedish Economics Association - 1030 GMT.
BRUSSELS - EU General Affairs council meeting.
HALMSTAD, Sweden - Swedish National Bank Deputy Governor Martin Floden will participate in Region Kronoberg’s local government management conference and discuss current monetary policy - 1130 GMT.
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.
** NEW YORK - Lorie Logan Senior Vice President at Federal Reserve Bank speaks at the “Remarks by Lorie Logan” - 1100 GMT.
FRANKFURT - Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos and Central Bank Governor Yannis Stournaras speak about Greece’s prospects for returning to financial markets – 1000 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 - 1715 GMT.
FRIDAY, MAY 19 ST. LOUIS, Missouri - Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard gives presentation on the U.S. economy and monetary policy before the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) St. Louis Chapter - 1315 GMT.
BRUSSELS - EU Foreign Affairs Council meeting.
MONDAY, MAY 22 ** BRUSSELS - Eurogroup meeting in Brussels.
BASEL, Switzerland - Deputy Governor of Reserve Bank of Australia Guy Debelle will give speech at the BIS Symposium - 1730 GMT.
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 - European Union and the Republic of Armenia holds a meeting of the Cooperation Council.
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 LONDON - Deputy Governor of Reserve Bank of Australia Guy Debelle gives opening remarks at the Launch of the FX Global Code, London - 0800 GMT. TOKYO - Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard gives presentation on the U.S. economy and monetary policy at Keio University - 0200 GMT.
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.
WELLINGTON - Reserve Bank of New Zealand holds a financial stability report media conference.
THURSDAY, JUNE 1 NEW YORK - Federal Reserve Board Governor Jerome Powell will speak to the Economic Club of New York - 1200 GMT.
THURSDAY, JUNE 8 ** VALLETTA - Informal meeting of the EU General Affairs Council (to June 9).
** LUXEMBOURG CITY - EU Justice and Home Affairs Council meeting (to June 9).
** BELGRADE - National Bank of Serbia interest rate decision. 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.
TOKYO - Bank of Japan starts its two-day monetary policy meeting (to June 16).
BERN - Swiss National Bank to publish its Financial Stability Report 2017 – 1630 GMT. BRUSSELS - Eurozone Finance Ministers meet in Brussels.
** LUXEMBOURG CITY - Eurogroup meeting in Luxembourg. ** LUXEMBOURG CITY - EU Economic and Financial Affairs Council meeting.
BRUSSELS - European Union Finance Ministers meet in Brussels.
MONDAY, JUNE 19 ** LUXEMBOURG CITY - EU Foreign Affairs Council meeting.
NEW YORK - Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans speaks before the Money Marketers of New York University.
TUESDAY, JUNE 20 ** LUXEMBOURG CITY - EU General Affairs Council meeting.
THURSDAY, JUNE 22 ** BRUSSELS - European Council meeting (to June 23).
NEW ZEALAND - Reserve Bank of New Zealand announces OCR (Official Cash Rate).
OSLO - Norway Central Bank holds press conference following the announcement of the Executive Board’s interest rate decision and presentation of Monetary Policy Report – 0830 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.
** STOCKHOLM – Swedish Central Bank holds Executive Board meeting and monetary policy meeting no. 3 - 0700 GMT.
** STOCKHOLM – Swedish Central Bank to publish Executive Board’s interest rate decision and Monetary Policy Report.
** HAMBURG - G20 International Summit in Hamburg, Germany (to July 8).
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