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Political and general news —————————————————————————————- This Diary is filed daily. ** Indicates new events —————————————————————————————- THURSDAY, MAY 11 ** STOCKHOLM - Swedish central bank holds a conference on Future of Forward Guidance (to May 12). GENEVA, Switzerland - IMF Chief Economist Maurice Obstfeld to speak at Geneva Graduate Institute. LONDON - Bank of England rate decision, publication of the minutes of its meeting and release of its inflation report. NEW YORK, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley speaks at the “Interaction with President Dudley” - 1400 GMT. 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. WELLINGTON - 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 FRANKFURT, Germany - European Central Bank Executive Board Member Vitor Constancio is chairing a policy panel “What macroprudential framework for Europe?” at Second Annual ECB Macroprudential Policy and Research Conference in Frankfurt, Germany. 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. WEDNESDAY, MAY 17 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. THURSDAY, MAY 18 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 BRUSSELS - ECB Vice President Vitor Constancio will give a speech on “Banking union and capital markets union: Interaction and synergies” at the Joint ECB/European Commission Conference on Financial Market Integration in Brussels - 1200 GMT. 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. TUESDAY, MAY 23 NEW YORK, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Patrick Harker speaks on the economic outlook before the MNI Connect Roundtable - 2100 GMT. 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. WEDNESDAY, MAY 24 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 SAGA, Japan - Bank of Japan Board Member Makoto Sakurai delivers a speech, attends a news conference in Saga, southern Japan. 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). TUESDAY, MAY 30 ** VIENNA - Austrian National Bank Governor Ewald Nowotnty to speak on a panel about Marshall plan - 1600 GMT. VIENNA - ECB Governing Council member Erkki Liikanen gives a speech at an Austrian National Bank conference on “Is the post-crisis financial system more resilient? What remains to be done?” - 1015 GMT.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 31 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 ** FRANKFURT, Germany - ECB press conference with Mario Draghi following governing council meeting - 1230 GMT. ** FRANKFURT, Germany - ECB governing council meeting, followed by interest rate announcement. 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. MONDAY, JUNE 12 STOCKHOLM - Meeting of the executive board of the Riksbank - 1100 GMT. WINNIPEG, Canada - Bank of Canada Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn Wilkins will give a speech at the Associates of the Asper School of Business Winnipeg, Manitoba - 1805 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 FRANKFURT - IMF chief Christine Lagarde and Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann to speak at a conference. WASHINGTON - U.S. Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) announces its decision on interest rates - 1830 GMT. THURSDAY, JUNE 15 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. FRIDAY, JUNE 16 STOCKHOLM - Meeting of the general council of the Riksbank - 0800 GMT. 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). WELLINGTON - 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. TUESDAY, JUNE 27 STOCKHOLM - Meeting of the executive board of the Riksbank - 0700 GMT. WEDNESDAY, JUNE 28 CALGARY, Canada - Bank of Canada Deputy Governor Lynn Patterson will give a speech at CFA Society Calgary, Calgary, Alberta - 2015 GMT. MONDAY, JULY 3 STOCKHOLM – Swedish Central Bank holds Executive Board meeting and monetary policy meeting no. 3 - 0700 GMT. TUESDAY, JULY 4 STOCKHOLM – Swedish Central Bank to publish Executive Board's interest rate decision and Monetary Policy Report. FRIDAY, JULY 7 HAMBURG - G20 International Summit in Hamburg, Germany (to July 8). TUESDAY, JULY 18 ** STOCKHOLM - Swedish central bank to publish the minutes of its July policy meeting. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- NOTE: The inclusion of items in this diary does not necessarily mean that Reuters will file a story based on the event. For Technical Issues Please contact Thomson Reuters Customer Support (TRCS) here