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THURSDAY, MAY 8 BERLIN - WDR Europa Forum 2014 on "What kind of Europe do we want? - Perspectives of a common EU policy". Speakers:- German Chancellor Angela Merkel, EU Commission President Barroso, IMF Director Christine Lagarde, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban and European Parliament President Martin Schulz. WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen testifies on the economic outlook before the Senate Budget Committee in Washington - 1330 GMT. STOCKHOLM - Riksbank Deputy Governor Cecilia Skingsley gives speech on "Household debts under the magnifying glass" - 0740 GMT. WASHINGTON - U.S. Treasury Assistant Secretary for Terrorist Financing Daniel Glaser testifies before the House Foreign Affairs Committee on "Russia's Destabilization of Ukraine" in Washington. 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 - 1145 GMT. LONDON - Bank of England (BoE) announces interest rate decision. OSLO - Norwegian central bank's policy-setting executive board holds interest rate meeting. DISTRITO FEDERAL, Mexico - U.S. Treasury Assistant Secretary for International Markets and Development Marisa Lago speaks before the North American Development Bank Annual Meeting in Distrito Federal, Mexico - 2230 GMT.
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.
SUNDAY, MAY 11 DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Dennis Lockhart speaks on the economic outlook before the American Business Council of Dubai and the Dubai International Financial Center - 0530 GMT. BEIJING - Bank of England Financial Policy Committee member Donald Kohn speaks in Beijing on " The Future of China's Macro prudential Regulation: A comparison between UK's FPC and US's FSOC Systems".
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
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Dennis Lockhart speaks on the economic outlook before the American Business Group of Riyadh - 0430 GMT. CHARLOTTE, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond President Jeffrey Lacker gives welcome remarks before the "Implementation and Impact of Post-Crisis Regulations" 2014 Credit Markets Symposium hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond - 1430 GMT. PORTOROZ, Slovenia - Slovenia Finance Minister Uros Cufer expected to speak at a financial conference in Portoroz. TORONTO - British Columbia's Finance Minister Michael de Jong gives speech to the Economic Club of Canada - 1545 GMT. SYDNEY - Australian Treasurer Joe Hockey will deliver the 2014-15 budget in the House of Representatives.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 14 WARSAW - EBRD Annual Meeting and Business Forum 2014 (to May 15). Speakers:- Morocco Finance Minister Mohamed Boussaid, EBRD President Sir Suma Chakrabarti, Georgia Finance Minister Nodar Khaduri and Former Italy Finance Minister Fabrizio Saccomanni. BERLIN - ECB executive board member Yves Mersch speaks in Berlin - 0730 GMT.
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. BERLIN - 2014 Asia Europe Economic Forum in Berlin (to May 16). ECB Vice President Vitor Constancio speaks at the event. TOKYO - Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda speaks at a seminar hosted by Columbia University on "overcoming deflation" - 0425 GMT.
FRIDAY, MAY 16 LITTLE ROCK, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard speaks on the U.S. economy and monetary policy before the Arkansas Day with the Bank Commissioner event hosted by the Arkansas Bankers Association in Little Rock, Arkansas, United States - 1550 GMT. WARSAW - ECB executive board member Benoit Coeure and National Bank of Romania Deputy Governor Cristian Popa speak at a conference titled "Ensuring Sustainable Finance in Transition Economies" co-organized by the Institute of International Finance (IIF), European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and Narodowy Bank Polska in Warsaw, Poland - 0930 GMT.
MONDAY, MAY 19 DALLAS, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Richard Fisher participates in panel, "The Role of the Federal Reserve" before the Bush Institute conference on monetary policy in Dallas - 1610 GMT. WASHINGTON - Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner participates in the "Stress Test: Reflections on Financial Crises" discussion hosted by Politico and Bank of America - 1545 GMT.
TUESDAY, MAY 20
BERNE, Switzerland - SNB (Swiss National Bank) Chairman Thomas Jordan speaks at the Swiss International Finance Forum. TOKYO - Bank of Japan Monetary Policy Meeting (to May 21). SYDNEY - RBA will release the minutes of May policy meeting - 0130 GMT. ADELAIDE - RBA Assistant Governor for Financial Markets Guy Debelle speaks at the Financial Services Institute of Australia (FINSIA) luncheon. WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Charles Plosser speaks on the economic outlook before the Women in Housing and Finance Public Policy Luncheon - 1630 GMT.
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