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Political and General News —————————————————————————————- This Diary is filed daily. ** Indicates new events —————————————————————————————- MONDAY, FEBRUARY 19 BRUSSELS - Eurogroup meeting. TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 20 ** BRUSSELS - ECB Vice President Vitor Constancio participates in ECOFIN meeting in Brussels, Belgium. GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – Deutsche Bundesbank board member Andreas Dombret gives a talk entitled “Now or later? Completing the European Banking Union” – 1730 GMT. NEW YORK – Swedish central bank Governor Stefan Ingves talks about economy and monetary policy - 1730 GMT. BRUSSELS - Economic and financial affairs council. WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 21 ** LONDON – Bank of England Governor Mark Carney, Deputy Governor Ben Broadbent, Chief Economist Andy Haldane and Monetary Policy Committee external member Silvana Tenreyro answer questions about the central bank’s February Inflation Report from Parliament’s Treasury Committee – 1415 GMT.
ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI - Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Patrick Harker speaks on the economic outlook before event, “Edward Jones Dean’s Breakfast: The Economic Outlook,” - 1400 GMT. STOCKHOLM – Swedish central bank Deputy Governor Per Jansson talks about economy and monetary policy – 1030 GMT.
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.
** TOKYO, Japan - Federal Reserve Vice Chair for Supervision Randal Quarles speaks on “10 years after the Global Financial Crisis: How has the world economy changed and where will it go?” before the 26th International Financial Symposium organized by the Institute for International Monetary Affairs - 0515 GMT ** VANCOUVER, Canada - Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participates in moderated question-and-answer session before the event, “Greater Vancouver Board of Trade: Beyond NAFTA? Safeguarding our Trading Relationship” - 2030 GMT.
MINNEAPOLIS - Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari participates in a question-and-answer session moderated by Mike McKee of Bloomberg - 0115 GMT.
NEW YORK - Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley participates in an economic briefing to discuss the impact of hurricanes Irma and Maria on economic conditions in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands - 1500 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.
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 23 NEW YORK – ECB board member Benoit Coeure speaks at the 2018 U.S. Monetary Policy Forum – 1830 GMT. LOS ANGELES - Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams speaks on the economic outlook and implications for monetary policy - 2040 GMT. ** NEW YORK - Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren participate in a panel to discuss a U.S. Monetary Policy Forum report on the Federal Reserve balance sheet before the 2018 U.S. Monetary Policy Forum sponsored by the Initiative on Global Markets at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business - 1515 GMT. NEW YORK - Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Loretta Mester participates in panel, “A Review of the Objectives for Monetary Policy” before the 2018 U.S. Monetary Policy Forum sponsored by the Initiative on Global Markets at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business - 1830 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 ** FRANKFURT – ECB Executive Board member Benoit Coeure delivers a welcome address at the first meeting of the Working Group on Euro Risk-Free Rates, organized by the ECB – 1000 GMT. 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.
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 27 ** FRANKFURT – European Central Bank Executive Board member Yves Mersch speaks at a fintech conference – 0805 GMT.
STOCKHOLM - Swedish Central Bank minutes of its monetary policy meeting will be published – 0830 GMT.
OSLO - Norges Bank Governor Oystein Olsen gives a speech at the University of Oslo - 1000 GMT. WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell delivers semi-annual monetary policy testimony before the House Financial Services Committee – 1500 GMT.
THURSDAY, MARCH 1 ** GREECE – European Central Bank’s top bank supervisor Daniele Nouy speaks at a conference about “New Globalization and Growth Challenges” – 1130 GMT. TOKYO - Bank of Japan board member Goushi Kataoka speaks in Okayama, Japan. TUESDAY, MARCH 6 ST. THOMAS, Virgin Islands - Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley participates in USVI Nonprofit Leaders Breakfast Roundtable to discuss economic conditions and recovery efforts in the aftermath of hurricanes Irma and Maria - 1230 GMT.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida - Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Raphael Bostic speaks on the economic outlook in a fireside chat at the Broward Workshop - 1300 GMT. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley participates in discussion with economists on current economic conditions and recovery efforts in the aftermath of hurricanes Irma and Maria at event hosted by the Puerto Rico Chamber of Commerce - 1300 GMT.
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).
MONDAY, MARCH 12 BRUSSELS - Eurogroup meeting. TUESDAY, MARCH 13 LONDON – UK Finance Minister Philip Hammond delivers spring statement on updated fiscal forecasts. BRUSSELS - Economic and Financial Affairs Council. TOKYO - Bank of Japan releases the minutes of monetary policy meeting held on Jan 22-23 – 2350 GMT.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 14 ** FRANKFURT – ECB President Mario Draghi, chief economist Peter Praet, Vice President Vitor Constancio and Banque de France Governor Francois Villeroy de Galhau speak at the ECB and Its Watchers conference in Frankfurt. 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.
SATURDAY MARCH 17 BUENOS AIRES - G20 meeting of Finance Ministers and central bankers in Buenos Aires (to Mar 20). 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 OSLO - Norges Bank Deputy Governor Egil Matsen gives a speech at a conference hosted by Finance Norway. 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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