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TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 27
** WELLINGTON – Reserve Bank of New Zealand Deputy Governor and Head of Financial Stability Geoff Bascand will deliver a speech titled “The effect of daylight: the integrity of information and market discipline” – 2045 GMT.
** BRUSSELS – EU financial services chief Valdis Dombrovskis gives a speech on fintech regulation ahead of anticipated legislative proposals in March.
TUMBA, Sweden – Swedish First Deputy Governor Kerstin af Jochnick will give a speech at the opening of an exhibition at Tumba Papermill Museum titled “Sveriges Riksbank 350 years old – from banknote ban to negative interest rates” – 0900 GMT. EDSBYN, Sweden – Deputy Governor Henry Ohlsson will discuss the Riksbank’s tasks and present his view on Swedish and international economic developments when he visits Ovanåker Municipality – 1700 GMT. BRUSSELS – European Central Bank Executive Board member Yves Mersch gives keynote address at 2nd Annual Conference on “FinTech and Digital Innovation: Regulation at the European level and beyond” organised by Afore Consulting in Brussels – 0840 GMT.
WASHINGTON – Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell delivers semi-annual monetary policy testimony before the House Financial Services Committee – 1500 GMT.
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 28
** OTTAWA – Canada Finance Minister Bill Morneau will give a speech the day after the federal government’s budget is released – 1400 GMT.
LULEA, Sweden – Swedish Governor Stefan Ingves will discuss the Riksbank’s history and the development of money – 1600 GMT.
OSLO – Norges Bank Governor Oystein Olsen gives a speech at the University of Oslo – 1000 GMT.
THURSDAY, MARCH 1
** WASHINGTON – Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell delivers semi-annual monetary policy testimony before the Senate Banking Committee – 1500 GMT. STOCKHOLM – Swedish Central Bank Governor Stefan Ingves talks about economy and monetary policy – 0700 GMT. DELPHI, Greece – European Central Bank top bank supervisor Daniele Nouy speaks at Delphi Economic Forum III “New Globalization and Growth Challenges” in Delphi, Greece. – 1030 GMT. TOKYO – Bank of Japan board member Goushi Kataoka speaks in Okayama, Japan. FRIDAY, MARCH 2 EDINBURGH – Bank of England Governor Mark Carney gives a speech at a conference for Scottish economics students. PRAGUE – European Central Bank Executive Board member Yves Mersch gives speech at KPMG Finance Forum 2018 – 0810 GMT. MONDAY, MARCH 5 STOCKHOLM – Swedish Governor Stefan Ingves will speak at the Expert Group on Public Economics’ seminar on possibilities and challenges for development in the coming period – 0800 GMT.
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.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 7
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.
THURSDAY, MARCH 8
VANCOUVER – Bank of Canada Deputy Governor Timothy Lane speaks at Greater Vancouver Board of Trade Vancouver, BC – 2050 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).
FRIDAY, MARCH 9
** TOKYO – Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda speaks to reporters at the end of the central bank policy meetings – 0400 GMT. NEW YORK – Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans speaks on current economic conditions and monetary policy before the Manhattan Institute Shadow Open Market Committee – 1745 GMT.
MONDAY, MARCH 12 BRUSSELS – Eurogroup meeting. TUESDAY, MARCH 13
ONTARIO – Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz speaks at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario – 1430 GMT. 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.
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.
THURSDAY, MARCH 22
ONTARIO – Bank of Canada Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn Wilkins speaks at Rotman School of Management in Toronto – 1900 GMT.
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.
FRIDAY, MARCH 23
STOCKHOLM – Riksbank general council meeting – 1200 GMT.
TUESDAY, MARCH 27
LONDON – Bank of England’s Record of the Financial Policy Committee meeting held on March 12 will be published.
STOCKHOLM – Riksbank executive board meeting – 0700 GMT.
THURSDAY, MARCH 29 ** NEW YORK – Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Patrick Harker speaks on the economic outlook before a New York Association of Business Economics luncheon – 1700 GMT. FRIDAY, APRIL 6 ** LONDON – Governor of Norges Bank Oystein Olsen will give speech in london. TUESDAY, APRIL 10 ** OSLO – Governor of Norges Bank Oystein Olsen will give speech to Foreign Embassy Representatives.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11 ** WASHINGTON – U.S. Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) will release minutes from its March 20-21 policy meeting – 1800 GMT.
THURSDAY, APRIL 12 ** OSLO – Deputy Governor of Norges Bank Jon Nicolaisen speaks at the Norwegian Academy Of Science And Letters.
MONDAY, APRIL 16 STOCKHOLM – Riksbank executive board meeting – 0700 GMT. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18
** WASHINGTON – U.S. Federal Reserve issues its Beige Book on economic condition – 1800 GMT. OTTAWA – Bank of Canada key policy interest rate announcement and monetary policy report – 1400 GMT. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25 STOCKHOLM – Riksbank monetary policy meeting – 0700 GMT. THURSDAY, APRIL 26 STOCKHOLM – Riksbank interest rate decision and monetary policy report – 0730 GMT. ——————————————————————————–
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