DIARY - Top Economic Events to May 15

Thu May 1, 2014 8:01pm EDT

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MONDAY, MAY 5 BRUSSELS - Eurogroup meeting. MILAN - Former ECB Executive Board member Bini Smaghi presents his new book on Europe and skepticism over European Union. HANOVER, Germany - Bundesbank board member Joachim Nagel gives a speech in Hanover about monetary policy and markets - 1500 GMT. LUXEMBOURG - Central Bank of Luxembourg former Governor Yves Mersch speaks at a conference on "Institutional reform of the Euro zone: Progress and Challenges" - 1600 GMT.

TUESDAY, MAY 6 BRUSSELS - Meeting of the Economic and Financial Affairs Council (ECOFIN). PARIS - OECD publishes spring economic outlook containing forecasts and detailed analysis for member countries and major non-member economies. OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurria and Deputy Secretary-General Rintaro Tamaki will present the Outlook on the second day of the annual OECD Forum - 0900 GMT. LONDON - Fathom Monetary Policy Forum in London - 0800 GMT. NEW YORK - Federal Reserve Board Governor Jeremy Stein speaks before the Money Marketeers of New York University in New York.

SYDNEY - Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) holds interest rate meeting.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 7 CHICAGO - 50th Annual Conference on Bank Structure and Competition (to May 09). Speakers:- Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans and Federal Reserve Board Governor Daniel Tarullo. LONDON - Bank of England (BoE) holds Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting (to May 08). TOKYO - Bank of Japan will release the minutes of April monetary policy meeting - 2350 GMT.

THURSDAY, MAY 8 NEW YORK - Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Charles Plosser speaks on monetary policy before the Council on Foreign Relations - 1200 GMT. ST. LOUIS, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard gives welcome remarks before "The Balance Sheets of Younger Americans: Is the American Dream at Risk?" Research Symposium hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis - 1200 GMT. BRUSSELS - ECB Governing Council meeting, followed by interest rate announcement and news conference. LONDON - Bank of England (BoE) announces interest rate decision. OSLO - Norwegian central bank's policy-setting executive board holds interest rate meeting.

FRIDAY, MAY 9 ST. PAUL, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Narayana Kocherlakota gives keynote address for a recognition event before the Council on Asian Pacific Minnesotans 2014 Asian Heritage Dinner. NEW ORLEANS, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Richard Fisher speaks before the Louisiana Bankers Association 2014 Convention in New Orleans - 1600 GMT. HELSINKI - ECB Governing Council member Erkki Liikanen appears at an event at the University of Helsinki. SYDNEY - RBA Assistant Governor for Financial Markets Guy Debelle participates in a panel at Women in Banking and Finance (WIBF) Business Series Lunch. LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Swiss National Bank (SNB) Governing Board Member Jean-Pierre Danthine speaks in Lausanne.

MONDAY, MAY 12

PHILADELPHIA, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Charles Plosser gives opening remarks before the "Reinventing Older Communities: Bridging Growth and Opportunity" conference hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia - 1600 GMT. VIENNA - 42nd Economics Conference - Toward a European Banking Union: Taking Stock (to May 13). Speakers:- Central Bank of Austria Governor Ewald Nowotny, ECB Vice-President Vitor Constancio, Eurogroup Working Group President Thomas Wieser and IMF Assistant Director Giovanni Dell'Ariccia. SYDNEY - RBA Head of Financial Stability Department Luci Ellis speaks at the Thomson Reuters 2nd Australian Regulatory Summit in Sydney - 2330 GMT. TUESDAY, MAY 13

PORTOROZ, Slovenia - Slovenia Finance Minister Uros Cufer expected to speak at a financial conference in Portoroz.

THURSDAY, MAY 15 NEW YORK - Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley gives welcome remarks before the "Filling the Gaps: a Summit on Small Business Credit Innovations" hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York - 1230 GMT. WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks at National Small Business Week event in Washington. SYDNEY - RBA Head of Financial Stability Department Luci Ellis speaks at Citibank Residential Housing Conference in Sydney. TOKYO - Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda speaks at a seminar hosted by Columbia University on "overcoming deflation" - 0425 GMT.

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