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----------------------------------------------------------- This Diary is filed daily. ** Indicates new events ----------------------------------------------------------- THURSDAY, MARCH 14 VIENNA - European Central Bank policymaker Ewald Nowotny speaks at a closed-door session of an Austrian parliamentary finance committee. - 0800 GMT DUBLIN - Irish Central Bank Governor Philip Lane addresses students in Dublin. - 1600 GMT STOCKHOLM – Riksbank Deputy Governor Henry Ohlsson will talk about the economic situation and current monetary policy at UC's network meeting – 1600 GMT.
VANCOUVER, Canada - Bank of Canada senior deputy governor Carolyn Wilkins will give a speech in Vancouver on the "risks to global growth in a time when leverage and protectionist sentiment are running high" - 2305 GMT. TOKYO - Bank of Japan holds Monetary Policy Meeting (to March 15).
FRIDAY, MARCH 15 NEW YORK - Michael Held, Bank of England executive vice president, is a panelist at the Ethics by Design Conference 2019 – 1540 GMT. TOKYO - Remarks by Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda at the B20 Tokyo Summit – 0855 GMT.
HELSINKI - Finnish central bank chief Olli Rehn will brief the press on monetary policy and the global economy in Helsinki - 0900 GMT TOKYO - Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda speaks to reporters at the end of the central bank policy meeting - 0230 GMT. MONDAY, MARCH 18 LUXEMBOURG - Keynote speech by ECB's chief economist Peter Praet at conference "From micro to macro: market power, firms' heterogeneity and investment", organised by the EIB on March 18 in Luxembourg - 1510 GMT TUESDAY, MARCH 19 London - Bank of England's Member of the Financial Policy Committee, Richard Sharp, to give speech at Cass Business School – 1830 GMT. VERSAILLES, France - Participation by ECB's chief economist, Peter Praet, in a panel discussion on "Twenty Years of the Euro: Challenges and Opportunities Ahead" at the HSBC 'AAA' conference in Versailles, France - 0935 GMT.
STOCKHOLM – Swedish Deputy Governor Cecilia Skingsley will talk about the economic situation and current monetary policy at Nordic Cash & Treasury Management. – 1300 GMT. WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) starts its two-day meeting on interest rates (to March 20). TOKYO - Bank of Japan releases minutes of Monetary Policy Meeting held on Jan. 22 and 23 – 2350.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20 ** WASHINGTON - U.S. Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) announces its decision on interest rates followed by statement – 1800 GMT. ** WASHINGTON - U.S. Federal Reserve chairperson holds a news conference – 1830 GMT. THURSDAY, MARCH 21 BRUSSELS - Presentation by ECB supervisor Andrea Enria of the ECB Annual Report on supervisory activities 2018 to the European Parliament's Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee in Brussels, Belgium - 0800 GMT. BERN - Swiss National Bank (SNB) Monetary policy assessment – 0830 GMT. FRANKFURT - General Council meeting of the ECB in Frankfurt. OSLO - Norway Central Bank holds announcement of the Executive Board's interest rate decision and publication of Monetary Policy followed by a press conference – 0900 GMT. LONDON - Bank of England announces rate decision and publishes the minutes of the meeting, after the rate decision – 1200 GMT.
FRIDAY, MARCH 22 LOEN, Norway - Speeches by Governor Oystein Olsen and Carine Smith Ihenacho, chief corporate governance officer in Norges Bank Investment Management – 1005 GMT. SAN FRANCISCO - Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Raphael Bostic speaks on the economic outlook and monetary policy at dinner before the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Macroeconomics and Monetary Policy Conference - 0130 GMT. HARSTAD, Norway – Norway Central Bank Deputy Governors Jon Nicolaisen and Egil Matsen to give speeches to Regional network, region North – 0740 GMT.
SUNDAY, March 24 HONG KONG - Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans participates in an economic panel discussion before the 2019 Credit Suisse Asian Investment Conference - 0145 GMT. MONDAY, MARCH 25 LONDON - Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Patrick Harker gives OMFIF City Lecture on the economic outlook - 1030 GMT. HONG KONG - Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans speaks on the economy and monetary policy before the 2019 Credit Suisse Asian Investment Conference - 0600 GMT.
TOKYO - Bank of Japan to release summary of opinions from board members at its March 14-15 policy meeting - 2350. TUESDAY, MARCH 26 FRANKFURT - Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Patrick Harker speaks on the economic outlook before the ECB and Deutsche Bundesbank Joint Meeting - 1200 GMT.
STOCKHOLM – Riksbank Deputy Governor Cecilia Skingsley is giving a speech on the effects of digitalisation on the economy. The speech will be followed by a panel discussion – 1100 GMT. BRATISLAVA - ECB Governing Council member Jozef Makuch holds news conference - 1200 GMT. PHILADELPHIA, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia to issue nonmanufacturing business outlook survey for March - 1230 GMT. STOCKHOLM - Riksbank executive board meeting - 0800 GMT. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27
WELLINGTON - Reserve Bank of New Zealand announces official cash rate (OCR). THURSDAY, MARCH 28
ATLANTA - Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Raphael Bostic participates in "Workforce Development, Income Mobility and Income Inequality" panel before event, "From Bankhead to Buckhead: Prosperity for All" - 1530 GMT. MADISON, Wisconsin - Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard gives presentation on the U.S. economy and monetary policy before the Center for Research on the Wisconsin Economy (CROWE) Spring Economic Outlook Forum - 2220 GMT. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Federal Reserve Bank of New York President John Williams participates in a small business and entrepreneur roundtable discussion - 1830 GMT. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Federal Reserve Bank of New York President John Williams participates in moderated discussion on the economy and answers questions from local business, nonprofit, and higher education communities - 1715 GMT. ZURICH - Swiss National Bank Governing board member Andrea Maechler will deliver a speech at Money Market Event, Zurich – 1700 GMT.
FRIDAY, MARCH 29 ST. THOMAS, Virgin Islands - Federal Reserve Bank of New York President John Williams speaks on workforce development at an event hosted by My Brother's Workshop - 1325 GMT. STOCKHOLM - Riksbank general council meeting - 1200 GMT.
FRIDAY, APRIL 5 BUCHAREST - European Union finance ministers and central bank governors hold an informal two-day meeting (to April 6).
MONDAY, APRIL 8 OSLO – Oystein Olsen Governor of Norges Bank to address the foreign embassy representatives – 1300 GMT.
TUESDAY, APRIL 9 OSLO – Jon Nicolaisen Deputy Governor Norges Bank to deliver a speech at the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10 ** FRANKFURT - ECB President Mario Draghi holds a press conference after an interest rate meeting – 1230 GMT. ** FRANKFURT - Governing Council of the ECB holds monetary policy meeting in Frankfurt WASHINGTON, D.C. – Federal Open Market Committee will release the minutes from its March 19-20, 2019 policy meeting.
TUESDAY, APRIL 16 STOCKHOLM - Riksbank executive board meeting - 0700 GMT.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17 ** WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve issues the Beige Book of economic condition – 1800 GMT. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24
TOKYO - Bank of Japan holds monetary policy meeting (to April 25). OTTAWA – Bank of Canada to announce its key policy interest rate and Monetary Policy Report - 1400 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 content of the Monetary Policy Report - 1515 GMT. STOCKHOLM – Riksbank to hold monetary policy meeting 2 – 0700 GMT.
THURSDAY, APRIL 25 TOKYO - Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda to speak to reporters at the end of the central bank policy meeting - 0230 GMT. STOCKHOLM – Swedish Central Bank to announce interest rate decision and will publish Monetary Policy Report - 0730 GMT. FRIDAY, APRIL 26 BERNE – Speeches by Jean Studer, president of the Swiss National Bank, and Thomas Jordan, chairman of the central bank, at the SNB's general meeting of shareholders, Berne – 0800 GMT.
TUESDAY, APRIL 30 ** TOKYO - Bank of Japan releases minutes of monetary policy meeting held on March 14 and 15 – 2350 GMT. WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) to commence its two-day meeting on interest rates (to May 1).
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