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FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 9 ATHENS - The EU’s economic affairs commissioner Pierre Moscovici visits Athens for meetings with Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos for talks on the latest developments and next steps in Greece’s bailout program (to Feb. 9).
LAGUNA NIGUEL, California – Keynote address by Deputy Governor of the Bank of England for Financial Stability, Jon Cunliffe at FIA SIFMA AMG Asset Management Derivatives Forum – 1645 GMT.
STOCKHOLM - Riksbank general council meeting - 1200 GMT.
DAYTON, Ohio - Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Loretta Mester speaks on the economic outlook at the Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Breakfast - 1300 GMT. STOCKHOLM - Riksbank monetary policy meeting – 0800 GMT.
FRANKFURT - ECB board member Yves Mersch speaks in Frankfurt – 1020 GMT. STOCKHOLM - The Riksbank will hold a press conference on the interest rate decision. Stefan Ingves, governor of the Riksbank, and Jesper Hansson, head of the monetary policy department, will participate in the press conference - 1000 GMT. STOCKHOLM - Swedish central bank to publish the Executive Board’s interest rate decision followed by monetary policy report – 0830 GMT.
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 15 ** PARIS - French finance minister Bruno Le Mairea and IMF chief Christine Lagarde speak about Euro zone reform – 0830 GMT. PARIS - ECB board member Yves Mersch gives keynote speech at the “Rencontres du Club SEPA” in Paris – 0815 GMT. AMSTERDAM - ECB board member Sabine Lautenschlager gives keynote speech at Dutch Banking Day 2018 organized by De Nederlandsche Bank in Amsterdam, Netherlands - 1200 GMT. WINNIPEG, Canada - Bank of Canada Deputy Governor Lawrence Schembri will give a speech in Winnipeg - 1845 GMT. STOCKHOLM - Riksbank executive board meeting – 0800 GMT.
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16 SKOPJE - ECB board member Benoit Coeure gives keynote speech at National Bank of the Republic of Macedonia / Reinventing Bretton Woods Committee International conference in Skopje, Macedonia. 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 - 1900 GMT. FRANKFURT - ECB Governing Council meeting. No interest rate announcements scheduled.
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22 MINNEAPOLIS - Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari participates in moderated question-and-answer session moderated by Mike McKee of Bloomberg – 0115 GMT.
ATLANTA - Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Raphael Bostic speaks on “Banking” before the 2108 Banking Outlook Conference hosted by the Atlanta’s Fed Reserve - 1710 GMT.
FRANKFURT - ECB releases minutes of January meeting - 1230 GMT.
BABRAHAM, United Kingdom - Bank of England Deputy Governor Dave Ramsden takes part in a panel discussion on productivity and economic rebalancing with the Confederation of British Industry’s director-general, Carolyn Fairbairn.
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 26 WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard gives presentation on the U.S. economy and monetary policy before the National Association for Business Economics conference, “Promoting Sustained Growth: Policy Tensions and Risks” - 1300 GMT. WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve Vice Chair for Supervision Randal Quarles speaks on “A View From the Federal Reserve Board” before the National Association for Business Economics conference, “Promoting Sustained Growth: Policy Tensions and Risks” - 2000 GMT.
STOCKHOLM - Swedish Central Bank minutes of its monetary policy meeting will be published – 0830 GMT.
WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell delivers semi-annual monetary policy testimony before the House Financial Services Committee – 1500 GMT.
TOKYO - Bank of Japan board member Goushi Kataoka speaks in Okayama, Japan.
WASHINGTON - U.S. Federal Reserve issues its Beige Book on economic condition - 1900 GMT. OTTAWA - Bank of Canada key policy interest rate announcement – 1500 GMT. STOCKHOLM - Riksbank executive board meeting – 0800 GMT.
FRANKFURT - ECB Governing Council meeting, followed by an interest rate announcement and a press conference by President Mario Draghi. TOKYO - Bank of Japan monetary policy meeting (to Mar. 9).
TUESDAY, MARCH 13 TOKYO - Bank of Japan releases the minutes of monetary policy meeting held on Jan 22-23 – 2350 GMT.
THURSDAY, MARCH 15 BERN - Swiss National Bank (SNB) monetary policy assessment – 0830 GMT. OSLO - Norway Central Bank holds Announcement of the Executive Board’s interest rate decision and publication of monetary policy followed by press conference – 0900 GMT.
FRIDAY, MARCH 16 LONDON - Bank of England Financial policy committee statement from its meeting – 0930 GMT. KRISTIANSUND, Norway - Norges Bank Deputy Governors Jon Nicolaisen and Egil Matsen give speeches to Norges Bank’s Regional Network Region North-West.
SUNDAY, MARCH 18 MIAMI - Federal Reserve Banks of Atlanta, Chicago and San Francisco co-sponsor conference, “National Interagency Community Reinvestment Conference: Aligning to Build Resilient and Inclusive Communities.” Speakers include Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Raphael Bostic (to Mar. 21). TOKYO - Bank of Japan to release the summary of opinions from board members at its March 08-09 policy meeting – 2350 GMT.
TUESDAY, MARCH 20 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.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21 WASHINGTON - U.S. Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) announces decision on interest rate, followed by a statement – 1800 GMT. WASHINGTON – U.S. Federal Reserve chairperson holds a news conference regarding the interest rate – 1830 GMT. FRANKFURT - ECB Governing Council meeting. No interest rate announcements scheduled.
WASHINGTON - Governor of Norges Bank Oystein Olsen will give speech in Washington. FRANKFURT - ECB general council meeting. WELLINGTON - Reserve Bank of New Zealand’s issues Official Cash Rate (OCR) announcement.
LONDON - Bank of England announces its interest rate decision and publishes the minutes of the meeting – 1200 GMT.
STOCKHOLM - Riksbank general council meeting - 1200 GMT.
STOCKHOLM - Riksbank executive board meeting – 0700 GMT.
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