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THURSDAY, AUGUST 7

NEW DELHI - U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel visits India (to Aug. 10). Hagel will meet Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, National Security Advisor Ajit Kumar Doval and Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj. The meetings will focus on the converging interests of India and the U.S. in the Asia Pacific, their common interests in Afghanistan and initiatives to strengthen bilateral defense cooperation. LONDON - Bank of England (BOE) announces interest rate decision. FRANKFURT - ECB Governing Council meeting, followed by interest rate announcement and news conference. TOKYO - Bank of Japan Monetary Policy Meeting (to Aug. 8).

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 13

NEW YORK - Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren speak before the Workshop on the Risks of Wholesale Funding in New York.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 14 SYDNEY - RBA Payments Policy Department senior manager Jenny Hancock will participate in a panel discussion at the Risk Australia Conference, Sydney.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 15

BRAINERD, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Narayana Kocherlakota speaks on "The Current and Future State of Community Banking, Community Bank Supervision/Regulation and the Economy" before the Independent Community Bankers of Minnesota Annual Convention in Brainerd, Minnesota, United States - 1445 GMT.

MONDAY, AUGUST 18

SYDNEY - RBA Assistant Governor Malcolm Edey speaks at the Australian Payments Forum, Sydney.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 19

SYDNEY - RBA will release the minutes of its August policy board meeting - 2340 GMT.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 20

WASHINGTON - Federal Open Market Committee will release the minutes of its July policy meeting - 1800 GMT. REYKJAVIK - Iceland Central Bank announces Interest Rate Decision.

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