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TUESDAY, JANUARY 9 BRUSSELS - The European Commission holds a conference, with speakers including EU Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker, German Foreign Affairs Minister Sigmar Gabriel, Italian Finance Minister Pier-Carlo Padoan, German Secretary for Finances Jens Spahn and the chairman of euro zone finance ministers Mario Centeno (Final Day).
WAYZATA, Minnesota - Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari participates in a moderated question-and-answer session hosted by Cargill - 1500 GMT. FRANKFURT - ECB Governing Council meeting. No interest rate announcements scheduled.
DALLAS - Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participates in moderated discussion on Weitzman Annual Retail Forecast – 1410 GMT. DALLAS - Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participates in moderated discussion at the Urban Land Institute Emerging Trends Breakfast – 1515 GMT.
LAKE FOREST, Illinois - Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans participates in moderated discussion on current economic conditions and monetary policy before the Lake Forest-Lake Bluff Rotary Club 2018 Economic Breakfast – 1400 GMT.
ST. LOUIS, Missouri - Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard gives presentation on the U.S. economy and monetary policy, in St. Louis. - 1830 GMT. STOCKHOLM - Swedish Central Bank to publish the minutes of its monetary policy meeting – 0830 GMT.
LONDON - Eurogroup President Jeroen Dijsselbloem speaks about the future of the euro zone at LSE – 1830 GMT.
NEW YORK - Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley gives a keynote speech before the event “U.S. Economic Outlook: What’s In Store For 2018,” organized by the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association – 2030 GMT.
FRIDAY, JANUARY 12 STOCKHOLM - Swedish Central Bank Deputy Governor Cecilia Skingsley will discuss the economic situation and current monetary policy at the Skagen Fonder’s new year conference – 0825 GMT.
SAN DIEGO - Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren speaks on the economic outlook and receives the GIC Frederick Heldring Award for Global Leadership at an event hosted by the Global Interdependence Center - 2115 GMT.
MONDAY, JANUARY 15 LONDON - Bank of England Economist Silvana Tenreyro speaks on “The Fall in Productivity Growth: Causes and Implications” at the 2018 Peston Lecture at Queen Mary University – 1815 GMT.
ZURICH - Swiss National Bank Chairman Thomas Jordan speaks at Zurich University of Education - 1700 GMT.
NEW BRUNSWICK, NEW JERSEY - Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Loretta Mester gives a lecture on monetary policy communications – 2130 GMT.
PALM BEACH - Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans and Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participate in a moderated discussion on current economic conditions and monetary policy before the American Council of Life Insurers Executive Roundtable - 2000 GMT. OTTAWA - The Bank of Canada issues its monetary policy report – 1500 GMT. OTTAWA - Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz and Bank of Canada Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn Wilkins will hold a press conference to discuss the contents of the monetary policy report – 1615 GMT.
BRUSSELS - Eurogroup finance ministers’ meeting.
TOKYO - Bank of Japan monetary policy meeting (to Jan. 23).
TUESDAY, JANUARY 23 BRUSSELS - EU Economic and Financial Affairs Council meeting.
THURSDAY, JANUARY 25 FRANKFURT - ECB Governing Council meeting, followed by an interest rate announcement and a press conference by President Mario Draghi. OSLO - Norway Central Bank interest rate decision – 0900 GMT.
TOKYO - Bank of Japan releases the minutes of its Dec. 20-21 monetary policy meeting - 2350 GMT.
FRIDAY, JANUARY 26 LONDON - Bundesbank Vice President Claudia Buch speaks at the Imperial College – 1530 GMT.
STOCKHOLM - Riksbank executive board meeting – 0800 GMT.
WASHINGTON - U.S. Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) starts its two-day meeting on interest rates (to Jan. 31).
TOKYO - Bank of Japan to release a summary of opinions from board members at its Jan. 22-23 policy meeting – 2350 GMT.
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 31 ** OITA, Japan - Bank of Japan Deputy Governor Kikuo Iwata speaks to business leaders - 0130 GMT. WASHINGTON - U.S. Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) announces its decision on interest rates, followed by statement – 1900 GMT.
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 2 FRANKFURT - ECB Governing Council meeting. No interest rate announcements scheduled.
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 5 LONDON - OMFIF lunch discussion with Cecilia Skingsley, deputy governor of the Swedish central bank and co-chair of the World Economic Forum’s working group, examining the prospects for central bank-issued digital currencies - 1200 GMT
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 7 STOCKHOLM - Riksbank executive board meeting – 0800 GMT. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 8 ** OTTAWA – Speech by Carolyn Wilkins, Senior Deputy Governor at Bank of Canada – 1800 GMT. LONDON - European Central Bank executive board member Yves Mersch gives a lecture.
LONDON - Bank of England releases its inflation report.
LONDON - Bank of England announces its rate decision and publishes the minutes of the meeting – 1200 GMT. WELLINGTON - Reserve Bank of New Zealand’s Official Cash Rate (OCR) and Monetary Policy Statement.
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 9 STOCKHOLM - Riksbank general council meeting - 1200 GMT.
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 13 STOCKHOLM - Riksbank monetary policy meeting – 0800 GMT.
STOCKHOLM - Swedish Central Bank interest rate decision and monetary policy report - 0830 GMT.
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 15 ** WINNIPEG, Canada - Speech by Lawrence Schembri, Deputy Governor at Manitoba Association for Business Economics – 1845 GMT. STOCKHOLM - Riksbank executive board meeting – 0800 GMT.
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16 STOCKHOLM - Riksbank general council meeting - 1200 GMT. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 19 BRUSSELS - Eurogroup meeting.
WASHINGTON - Federal Open Market Committee will release the minutes from its January policy meeting. FRANKFURT - ECB Governing Council meeting. No interest rate announcements scheduled.
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 27 STOCKHOLM - Swedish Central Bank minutes of its monetary policy meeting will be published – 0830 GMT.
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