January 16, 2018 / 12:01 AM / 2 years ago

DIARY-Top Economic Events to Feb 27

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Political and General News —————————————————————————————- This Diary is filed daily. ** Indicates new events —————————————————————————————- TUESDAY, JANUARY 16 LONDON - Bank of England Deputy Governor Sam Woods speaks at parliament treasury committee - 0915 GMT.

ZURICH - Swiss National Bank Chairman Thomas Jordan speaks at Zurich University of Education - 1700 GMT.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 17 ** WASHINGTON - Senate Banking Committee holds a vote on the nomination of Jerome Powell to be chairman of the Federal Reserve – 1500 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. THURSDAY, JANUARY 18 ** FRANKFURT - ECB Board Member Benoit Cœure is a panel participant on ‘A post-crisis agenda for the euro area and Germany: which way forward?’ at a joint conference by the IMF and Bundesbank on “Germany – Current Economic Policy Debates” – 1430 GMT.

PARIS - Bank of France Governor Francois Villeroy de Galhau gives annual start-of-year address to the financial sector - 1730 GMT. FRIDAY, JANUARY 19

** WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve Vice Chair for Supervision Randal Quarles speaks on “Bank Regulation” before the American Bar Association Banking Law Committee Annual Meeting – 1800 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.

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 FRANKFURT - ECB Governing Council meeting. No interest rate announcements scheduled. STOCKHOLM - Riksbank executive board meeting – 0800 GMT. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 8 FRANKFURT - Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan speaks on “Monetary Policy Issues in an European Context” before the Global Interdependence Center “Central Banking Series: Frankfurt” – 0915 GMT. OTTAWA – Speech by Carolyn Wilkins, Bank of Canada 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, Bank of Canada 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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