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TOP ECONOMIC EVENTS WEDNESDAY, JUNE 18
WASHINGTON - U.S. Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) announces decision on interest rates, followed by Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen's quarterly news conference - 1830 GMT. LONDON - UK Finance Minister George Osborne hosts First UK/China Financial Forum. Speakers:- Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang and People's Bank of China Governor Zhou Xiaochuan. JERUSALEM - U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew and Israeli Finance Minister Yair Lapid will be speaking at the U.S.-Israeli Joint Economic Group - 0800 GMT. DUBLIN - Irish Finance Minister Michael Noonan speaks at parliamentary committee - 1530 GMT. LONDON - Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee member Ian McCafferty speaks on the challenges for the UK's monetary policy for 2014 and beyond. ONTARIO - RBA Governor Glenn Stevens will address the Western University Spring Convocation in Ontario, Canada - 0200 GMT.
THURSDAY, JUNE 19
BERLIN - U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew visits Germany. LUXEMBOURG - Eurogroup Meeting. LONDON - Bank Of England's Monetary Policy Committee member Ian McCafferty is scheduled to appear at Market News Connect Lunch - 1130 GMT. WASHINGTON - U.S. Treasury Assistant Secretary for International Markets and Development Marisa Lago participates in meeting of the President's Export Council - 1330 GMT. ATHENS - ECB Vice President Vitor Constancio will deliver a lecture on "Monetary Policy Challenges in the Wake of the Crisis" at Athens Symposium on Banking Union, Monetary Policy and Economic Growth organized by the Bank of Greece in Athens, Greece - 1115 GMT. Bank of Italy chief Ignazio Visco and Bank of Japan Deputy Governor Hiroshi Nakaso also among speakers. OSLO - Norwegian central bank's policy-setting executive board holds interest rate meeting - 0800 GMT. AKITA, Japan - Bank of Japan board member Yoshihisa Morimoto speaks at Akita. ZURICH - Swiss National Bank (SNB) Monetary policy assessment.
FRIDAY, JUNE 20
LUXEMBOURG - Meeting of the Economic and Financial Affairs Council (ECOFIN). BRUSSELS - ECB Executive Board member Yves Mersch speaks at the panel discussion on "What form of fiscal capacity does the EMU need? Do we need a grand bargain between automatic stabilisation and enforceable structural reforms?" of the conference "Economic shock absorbers for the Eurozone: Deepening the debate on automatic stabilisers" in Brussels, Belgium. TOKYO - Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda speaks at the annual meeting of the National Association of Shinkin Banks in Tokyo.
MONDAY, JUNE 23
TOKYO - Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda speaks at the second 2014 Keizai Doyukai (Japan Association of Corporate Executives) Members Meeting in Tokyo - 0600 GMT. FRANKFURT - ECB Vice President Vitor Constancio will hold a keynote speech at Concluding conference of the ESCB's Macro-prudential Research Network (MaRs) organized by the European Central Bank in Frankfurt - 0700 GMT. SOPOT, Poland - ECB Executive Board member Yves Mersch gives a keynote speech at a panel titled "Is the Growth of Competitiveness of the European Economy possible without ensuring Financial Safety?" at the European Financial Congress organized by Gdansk Institute for Market Economics - 1200 GMT.
TUESDAY, JUNE 24
NEW YORK - Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Charles Plosser speaks on the economic outlook and monetary policy before the Economic Club of New York - 1205 GMT. FRANKFURT - ECB Executive Board member Benoit Coeure chairs a panel "Rethinking Economics after the Crisis" at the concluding conference of the ESCB's Macro-prudential Research Network (MaRs) organized by the European Central Bank - 1350 GMT. SAN JUAN, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley speaks on Puerto Rico's economy and business conditions before an event hosted by the Colegio de Contadores Publicos Autorizados de Puerto Rico (Association of Certified Public Accountants of Puerto Rico) in San Juan, Puerto Rico - 1800 GMT. WEDNESDAY, JUNE 25
MELBOURNE, Australia - RBA Deputy Governor Philip Lowe speaks at a conference on "Strengthening the G20's Accountability and Effectiveness" - 0300 GMT.
THURSDAY, JUNE 26
WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard speaks in New York on "Monetary policy and Income inequality" at the Charles Peter McColough Roundtable Series on International Economics. LONDON - Bank of England publishes half-yearly Financial Stability Report and Governor Mark Carney gives news conference - 0930 GMT. LYNCHBURG, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond President Jeffrey Lacker speaks on "Investing in People as an Economic Strategy" before the Lynchburg Regional Business Leaders Breakfast sponsored by the Lynchburg College School of Business and Economics and the Lynchburg Regional Chamber in Lynchburg - 1230 GMT.
MONDAY, JUNE 30 IDAHO, United States - 2014 Montana and Utah Bankers Association meeting (to July 2). San Francisco Fed President John Williams will be speaking on the second day at the meeting.
TUESDAY, JULY 1
SYDNEY - Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) holds interest rate meeting.
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