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SAO PAULO - U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew will meet Brazilian Finance Minister Guido Mantega and Brazilian Central Bank Governor Alexandre Tombini. LONDON - Bank of England Deputy Governor for Financial Stability John Cunliffe will take part in a conference at Chatham House titled "New Rules on Market Structure, Trading and Funding" - 0930 GMT. BRUSSELS - Lithuanian Finance Minister Rimantas Sadzius speaks before EU Parliament's economic committee on euro adoption - 1400 GMT. KIEL, Germany - ECB Governing Council member Jens Weidmann speaks at a conference in Kiel about the "external imbalances in the euro area" - 1500 GMT.
TUESDAY, MAR 18
MEXICO CITY - U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew will meet Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto, Mexican Finance Minister Luis Videgaray and Bank of Mexico Governor Agustin Carstens. WASHINGTON - U.S. Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) holds two-day meeting on interest rates. LONDON - Bank of England Governor Mark Carney will announce a shake-up at the Bank of England when he gives a speech at the Cass Business School. HALIFAX, Canada - Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz delivers a speech to the Halifax Chamber of Commerce. FRANKFURT - Former Portuguese Finance Minister Vitor Gaspar gives lecture on "The Making of a Continental Financial System: Lessons from Early American History" - 1600 GMT. WEDNESDAY, MAR 19
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) announces decision on interest rates. LONDON - British Finance Minister George Osborne unveils 2014 budget. FRANKFURT - ECB governing council and general council meeting. No interest rate announcements scheduled (to Mar 20). TOKYO - Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda speaks at a seminar on the global economy hosted by the Institute for International Monetary Affairs - 0500 GMT. REYKJAVIK - Iceland Central Bank announces interest rate decision. OTSU, Japan - Bank of Japan board member Takahide Kiuchi meets business leaders in Otsu - 0130 GMT.
THURSDAY, MAR 20
BRUSSELS - European Council Meeting (to Mar 21). DUESSELDORF, Germany - ECB executive board member Sabine Lautenschlaeger takes part in a panel discussion on "Too small for the world? Germany's banks caught between globalisation, regulation and image worries" - 1500 GMT. TOKYO - Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda speaks at the Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry - 0715 GMT. ZURICH - Swiss National Bank (SNB) holds Monetary policy assessment - 0830 GMT.
FRIDAY, MAR 21
WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard participates in the "Debt and Incomplete Financial Markets: A Case for Nominal GDP" panel hosted by the Brookings Institution in Washington - 1545 GMT. WASHINGTON - 8th conference organized by the International Research Forum on Monetary Policy (IRFMP) will be held at the Federal Reserve Board (to Mar 22). Speakers:- Federal Reserve Board Governor Jeremy Stein, Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank President Narayana Kocherlakota and ECB vice president Vitor Constancio.
MONDAY, MAR 24
TORONTO, Canada - Bank of Canada Deputy Governor Tim Lane delivers a speech at York University, Toronto. KITA-KYUSHU, Japan - Bank of Japan Deputy Governor Kikuo Iwata speaks at a seminar in Kita-Kyushu - 0500 GMT. HELSINKI - Bank of Finland Governor and ECB council member Erkki Liikanen to hold a press conference on monetary policy and global economy in Helsinki - 0900 GMT.
TUESDAY, MAR 25
BRATISLAVA - Slovak Central Bank (NBS) Governor Jozef Makuch to hold a news conference on quarterly update of Slovak quarterly macroeconomic forecast - 1200 GMT. ATLANTA - Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Dennis Lockhart speaks on the economic outlook in Atlanta - 2000 GMT. NEW YORK - Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Charles Plosser speaks before the Money Marketeers of New York University in New York - 2300 GMT. SYDNEY - RBA Deputy Governor Philip Lowe delivers opening remarks to the Centre for International Finance and Regulation conference in Sydney - 2230 GMT.
WEDNESDAY, MAR 26
SYDNEY - RBA (Reserve Bank of Australia) releases its Financial Stability Review report - 0030 GMT.
THURSDAY, MAR 27
ZURICH - Swiss National Bank (SNB) Member of the Governing Board, Fritz Zurbrugg and Alternative Member of the Governing Board, Dewet Moser speaks at the Money Market Event in Zurich. LONDON - Bank of France Governor Christian Noyer speaks at the annual dinner of the UK Society of Business Economists - 1800 GMT.
FRIDAY, MAR 28
HONG KONG, China - Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans speaks on current economic conditions and monetary policy before the Credit Suisse Asian Investment Conference in Hong Kong - 0130 GMT.
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