DIARY - Major Central Bank Meetings for 2012-2013

Thu Oct 18, 2012 6:28am EDT

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    Please find below a list of dates of meetings and interest
rate decisions in 2011 from key central banks around the world.
    
 ** More countries will be added, when they are confirmed.
    
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    U.S. FEDERAL OPEN MARKET COMMITTEE

    Oct 23-24 - U.S. Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market
Committee (FOMC) holds two-day meeting on interest rates.
    Oct 24 - U.S. Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market
Committee (FOMC) announces decision on interest rates.
    Dec 11-12 - U.S. Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market
Committee (FOMC) holds two-day meeting on interest rates.
    Dec 12 - U.S. Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market
Committee (FOMC) announces decision on interest rates.
    
    2013
    
    Jan 29-30 - U.S. Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market
Committee (FOMC) holds two-day meeting on interest rates.
    Jan 30 - U.S. Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market
Committee (FOMC) announces decision on interest rates.
    Mar 19-20 - U.S. Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market
Committee (FOMC) holds two-day meeting on interest rates.
    Mar 20 - U.S. Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market
Committee (FOMC) announces decision on interest rates.
    Apr 30-May 1 - U.S. Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market
Committee (FOMC) holds two-day meeting on interest rates.
    May 1 - U.S. Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market Committee
(FOMC) announces decision on interest rates.
    Jun 18-19 - U.S. Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market
Committee (FOMC) holds two-day meeting on interest rates.
    Jun 19 - U.S. Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market
Committee (FOMC) announces decision on interest rates.
    Jul 30-31 - U.S. Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market
Committee (FOMC) holds two-day meeting on interest rates.
    Jul 31 - U.S. Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market
Committee (FOMC) announces decision on interest rates.
    Sep 17-18 - U.S. Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market
Committee (FOMC) holds two-day meeting on interest rates.
    Sep 18 - U.S. Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market
Committee (FOMC) announces decision on interest rates.
    Oct 29-30 - U.S. Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market
Committee (FOMC) holds two-day meeting on interest rates.
    Oct 30 - U.S. Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market
Committee (FOMC) announces decision on interest rates.
    Dec 17-18 - U.S. Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market
Committee (FOMC) holds two-day meeting on interest rates.
    Dec 18 - U.S. Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market
Committee (FOMC) announces decision on interest rates.
    
    
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    EUROPEAN CENTRAL BANK
    (Held in Frankfurt unless otherwise stated).
   
    Oct 18 - ECB Governing Council meeting. No interest rate
announcements scheduled. 
    Nov 08 - ECB Governing Council meeting, followed by interest
rate announcement and News conference.
    Nov 22 - ECB Governing Council meeting. No interest rate
announcements scheduled. 
    Dec 06 - ECB Governing Council meeting, followed by interest
rate announcement and News conference.
    Dec 19 - ECB Governing Council and General Council meeting.
No interest rate announcements scheduled (to Dec. 20).
    
    2013
    
    Jan 10 - ECB Governing Council meeting, followed by interest
rate announcement and News conference.
    Jan 24 - ECB Governing Council meeting. No interest rate
announcements scheduled. 
    Feb 07 - ECB Governing Council meeting, followed by interest
rate announcement and News conference.
    Feb 21 - ECB Governing Council meeting. No interest rate
announcements scheduled. 
    Mar 07 - ECB Governing Council meeting, followed by interest
rate announcement and News conference.
    Mar 20 - ECB Governing Council and General Council meeting.
No interest rate announcements scheduled (to March 21).
    Apr 04 - ECB Governing Council meeting, followed by interest
rate announcement and News conference.
    Apr 18 - ECB Governing Council meeting. No interest rate
announcements scheduled. 
    May 02 - BRATISLAVA - ECB Governing Council meeting,
followed by interest rate announcement and News conference.
    May 16 - ECB Governing Council meeting. No interest rate
announcements scheduled. 
    Jun 06 - ECB Governing Council meeting, followed by interest
rate announcement and News conference.
    Jun 19 - ECB Governing Council and General Council meeting.
No interest rate announcements scheduled (to June 20).
    Jul 04 - ECB Governing Council meeting, followed by interest
rate announcement and News conference.
    Jul 18 - ECB Governing Council meeting. No interest rate
announcements scheduled. 
    Aug 01 - ECB Governing Council meeting, followed by interest
rate announcement and News conference.
    Sep 05 - ECB Governing Council meeting, followed by interest
rate announcement and News conference.
    Sep 18 - ECB Governing Council and General Council meeting.
No interest rate announcements scheduled (to Sept. 19).
    Oct 02 - PARIS - ECB Governing Council meeting, followed by
interest rate announcement and News conference.
    Oct 17 - ECB Governing Council meeting. No interest rate
announcements scheduled. 
    Nov 07 - ECB Governing Council meeting, followed by interest
rate announcement and News conference.
    Nov 21 - ECB Governing Council meeting. No interest rate
announcements scheduled. 
    Dec 05 - ECB Governing Council meeting, followed by interest
rate announcement and News conference.
    Dec 18 - ECB Governing Council and General Council meeting.
No interest rate announcements scheduled (to Dec. 19).
       
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    BANK OF JAPAN
     
    Oct 30 - Bank of Japan Monetary Policy Meeting.
    Nov 19 - Bank of Japan Monetary Policy Meeting (to Nov. 20).
    Dec 19 - Bank of Japan Monetary Policy Meeting (to Dec. 20).
    
    2013
    
    Jan 21 - Bank of Japan Monetary Policy Meeting (to Jan. 22).
    Feb 13 - Bank of Japan Monetary Policy Meeting (to Feb. 14).
    Mar 06 - Bank of Japan Monetary Policy Meeting (to March 7).
    Apr 03 - Bank of Japan Monetary Policy Meeting (to Apr. 04).
    Apr 26 - Bank of Japan Monetary Policy Meeting.
    May 21 - Bank of Japan Monetary Policy Meeting (to May 22).
    Jun 10 - Bank of Japan Monetary Policy Meeting (to June 11).
    
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    BANK OF ENGLAND
    
    Nov 07 - Bank of England (BoE) holds Monetary Policy
Committee (MPC) meeting (to Nov. 8).
    Nov 08 - Bank of England (BoE) announces interest rate
decision.
    Dec 05 - Bank of England (BoE) holds Monetary Policy
Committee (MPC) meeting (to Dec. 6).
    Dec 06 - Bank of England (BoE) announces interest rate
decision.
    
    2013
    
    Jan 09 - Bank of England (BoE) holds Monetary Policy
Committee (MPC) meeting (to Jan. 10).
    Jan 10 - Bank of England (BoE) announces interest rate
decision.
    Feb 06 - Bank of England (BoE) holds Monetary Policy
Committee (MPC) meeting (to Feb. 7).
    Feb 07 - Bank of England (BoE) announces interest rate
decision.
    Mar 06 - Bank of England (BoE) holds Monetary Policy
Committee (MPC) meeting (to March 7).
    Mar 07 - Bank of England (BoE) announces interest rate
decision.
    Apr 03 - Bank of England (BoE) holds Monetary Policy
Committee (MPC) meeting (to April 4).
    Apr 04 - Bank of England (BoE) announces interest rate
decision.
    May 08 - Bank of England (BoE) holds Monetary Policy
Committee (MPC) meeting (to May 9).
    May 09 - Bank of England (BoE) announces interest rate
decision.
    Jun 05 - Bank of England (BoE) holds Monetary Policy
Committee (MPC) meeting (to June 6).
    Jun 06 - Bank of England (BoE) announces interest rate
decision.
    Jul 03 - Bank of England (BoE) holds Monetary Policy
Committee (MPC) meeting (to July 4).
    Jul 04 - Bank of England (BoE) announces interest rate
decision.
    Jul 31 - Bank of England (BoE) holds Monetary Policy
Committee (MPC) meeting (to Aug. 1).
    Aug 01 - Bank of England (BoE) announces interest rate
decision.
    Sep 04 - Bank of England (BoE) holds Monetary Policy
Committee (MPC) meeting (to Sept. 5).
    Sep 05 - Bank of England (BoE) announces interest rate
decision.
    Oct 09 - Bank of England (BoE) holds Monetary Policy
Committee (MPC) meeting (to Oct. 10).
    Oct 10 - Bank of England (BoE) announces interest rate
decision.
    Nov 06 - Bank of England (BoE) holds Monetary Policy
Committee (MPC) meeting (to Nov. 7).
    Nov 07 - Bank of England (BoE) announces interest rate
decision.
    Dec 04 - Bank of England (BoE) holds Monetary Policy
Committee (MPC) meeting (to Dec. 5).
    Dec 05 - Bank of England (BoE) announces interest rate
decision.
    
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    CANADA
    
    Oct 23 - Bank of Canada key policy interest rate
announcement.    
    Dec 04 - Bank of Canada key policy interest rate
announcement.
    
    2013
    
    Jan 23 - Bank of Canada key policy interest rate
announcement and Monetary Policy Report.    
    Mar 06 - Bank of Canada key policy interest rate
announcement.
    Apr 17 - Bank of Canada key policy interest rate
announcement and Monetary Policy Report.    
    May 29 - Bank of Canada key policy interest rate
announcement.
    Jul 17 - Bank of Canada key policy interest rate
announcement and Monetary Policy Report.    
    Sep 04 - Bank of Canada key policy interest rate
announcement.
    Oct 23 - Bank of Canada key policy interest rate
announcement and Monetary Policy Report.    
    Dec 04 - Bank of Canada key policy interest rate
announcement.
    
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    BANK FOR INTERNATIONAL SETTLEMENTS (BIS)/G10 - All
bi-monthly meetings take place in Basel, Switzerland, except
where indicated;
    
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    SWISS NATIONAL BANK
    
    Dec 13 - Swiss National Bank (SNB) Monetary policy
assessment.
    
    2013
    
    Mar 14 - Swiss National Bank (SNB) Monetary policy
assessment.
    Jun 20 - Swiss National Bank (SNB) Monetary policy
assessment.
    Sep 19 - Swiss National Bank (SNB) Monetary policy
assessment.
    Dec 12 - Swiss National Bank (SNB) Monetary policy
assessment.
    
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    RESERVE BANK OF AUSTRALIA
    
    Nov 06 - Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) holds interest rate
meeting. 
    Dec 04 - Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) holds interest rate
meeting. 
    
    2013
    
    Feb 05 - Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) holds interest rate
meeting. 
    Mar 05 - Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) holds interest rate
meeting. 
    Apr 02 - Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) holds interest rate
meeting. 
    May 07 - Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) holds interest rate
meeting. 
    Jun 04 - Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) holds interest rate
meeting. 
    Jul 02 - Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) holds interest rate
meeting. 
    Aug 06 - Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) holds interest rate
meeting. 
    Sep 03 - Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) holds interest rate
meeting. 
    Oct 01 - Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) holds interest rate
meeting. 
    Nov 05 - Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) holds interest rate
meeting. 
    Dec 03 - Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) holds interest rate
meeting. 
        
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    RESERVE BANK OF NEW ZEALAND

    Oct 25 - Reserve Bank of New Zealand announces Official Cash
Rate (OCR).
    Dec 06 - Reserve Bank of New Zealand announces Monetary
Policy Statement and Official Cash Rate (OCR).
    
    2013
    
    Jan 31 - Reserve Bank of New Zealand announces Official Cash
Rate (OCR).
    Mar 14 - Reserve Bank of New Zealand announces Monetary
Policy Statement and Official Cash Rate (OCR).
    Apr 24 - Reserve Bank of New Zealand announces Official Cash
Rate (OCR).
    Jun 13 - Reserve Bank of New Zealand announces Monetary
Policy Statement and Official Cash Rate (OCR).
    Jul 25 - Reserve Bank of New Zealand announces Official Cash
Rate (OCR).
    Sep 12 - Reserve Bank of New Zealand announces Monetary
Policy Statement and Official Cash Rate (OCR).
    Oct 31 - Reserve Bank of New Zealand announces Official Cash
Rate (OCR).
    Dec 12 - Reserve Bank of New Zealand announces Monetary
Policy Statement and Official Cash Rate (OCR).

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    SWEDEN'S RIKSBANK
    
    Oct 24 - Swedish central bank holds monetary policy meeting
(to Oct. 25).
    Oct 25 - Swedish central bank announces interest rate
decision.
    Dec 17 - Swedish central bank holds monetary policy meeting
(to Dec. 18).
    Dec 18 - Swedish central bank announces interest rate
decision.
   
    2013
    
    Feb 12 - Swedish central bank holds monetary policy meeting
(to Feb. 13).
    Feb 13 - Swedish central bank announces interest rate
decision.
    Apr 16 - Swedish central bank holds monetary policy meeting
(to April 17).
    Apr 17 - Swedish central bank announces interest rate
decision.
    Jul 02 - Swedish central bank holds monetary policy meeting
(to July 3).
    Jul 03 - Swedish central bank announces interest rate
decision.
    Sep 04 - Swedish central bank holds monetary policy meeting
(to Sept. 5).
    Sep 05 - Swedish central bank announces interest rate
decision.
    Oct 23 - Swedish central bank holds monetary policy meeting
(to Oct. 24).
    Oct 24 - Swedish central bank announces interest rate
decision.
    Dec 16 - Swedish central bank holds monetary policy meeting
(to Dec. 17).
    Dec 17 - Swedish central bank announces interest rate
decision.
    
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    ICELAND CENTRAL BANK 
    
    Nov 07 - Iceland Central Bank announces Interest Rate
Decision.
    Dec 12 - Iceland Central Bank announces Interest Rate
Decision.
    
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    NORGES BANK
    
    Oct 31 - Norwegian central bank's policy-setting executive
board holds interest rate meeting.
    Dec 19 - Norwegian central bank's policy-setting executive
board holds interest rate meeting.
    
    2013
    
    Mar 14 - Norwegian central bank's policy-setting executive
board holds interest rate meeting.
    May 08 - Norwegian central bank's policy-setting executive
board holds interest rate meeting.
    Jun 20 - Norwegian central bank's policy-setting executive
board holds interest rate meeting.
    Sep 19 - Norwegian central bank's policy-setting executive
board holds interest rate meeting.
    Oct 24 - Norwegian central bank's policy-setting executive
board holds interest rate meeting.
    Dec 05 - Norwegian central bank's policy-setting executive
board holds interest rate meeting.
    
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    DANISH NATIONAL BANK

    Denmark's National Bank does not have regularly monetary 
policy meetings. The Board of Governors convenes whenever 
necessary but these meetings often coincide with the ECB.
 
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