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EMERGING MARKETS - ECONOMIC EVENTS
THURSDAY, MAY 22
ASTANA - 7th Astana Economic Forum (to May 23). Speakers:-
World Bank Senior Vice President and Chief Economist Kaushik
Basu, Iraq Finance Minister Safa al-Din Al-Safi, Uzbekistan
Finance Minister Rustam Azimov.
LONDON - Central Bank of Hungary Gyorgy Matolcsy speaks at the
OMFIF Golden Series lecture on "The way out of the European
economic crisis - the Hungarian perspective" - 0930 GMT.
SAINT PETERSBURG, Russia - St Petersburg International Economic
Forum (SPIEF) 2014 (to May 24). Speakers:- Russian Finance
Minister Anton Siluanov, Russian Deputy Finance Minister Alexey
Moiseev, Kyrgyzstan Prime Minister Dzhoomart Otorbaev and
Russian President Vladimir Putin.
BUDAPEST - Central Bank of Hungary to hold presser about latest
report on financial stability - 0800 GMT.
ANKARA - Central Bank of Turkey holds Monetary Policy Committee
PRETORIA - The South African Reserve Bank announces its
decision on interest rates.
SATURDAY, MAY 24
SHANGHAI, China - ECB Executive Board member Yves Mersch speaks
at a high-level roundtable "Asia's Growth Bottleneck: Who Can
Find A Breakthrough?" at the Shanghai Forum 2014 "Asia
Transforms: Identifying New Dynamics" organized by Fudan
Development Institute in Shanghai - 0530 GMT.
SUNDAY, MAY 25
SINTRA, Portugal - ECB Forum on Central Banking in Portugal (to
May 27). Speakers:- ECB President Mario Draghi, IMF Managing
Director Christine Lagarde, ECB Vice President Vitor Constancio,
Central Bank of Turkey Governor Erdem Basci, ECB executive board
member Benoit Coeure and Bank of Mexico Governor Agustin
MONDAY, MAY 26
LUCERNE, Switzerland - Europa Forum Luzern - Growth,
Opportunities and Risks. Speakers:- Swiss Finance Minister
Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf, former Austrian Finance Minister Maria
Fekter and IMF's chief of world economic studies division in
research department Thomas Helbling.
JERUSALEM - Bank of Israel Announces Interest Rate Decision -
TUESDAY, MAY 27
LONDON - Conference on Inclusive Capitalism: Building Value,
Renewing Trust. Speakers:- IMF Managing Director Christine
Lagarde, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney, Former U.S.
President Bill Clinton and London City Mayor Alderman Fiona
BRASILIA - Brazil Central Bank holds Monetary Policy Committee
Meeting (to May 28).
BUDAPEST - National Bank of Hungary to hold a rate setting
meeting - 1200 GMT.
THURSDAY, MAY 29
MAPUTO - Africa Rising Conference in Mozambique (to May 30).
Speakers:- Mozambique Finance Minister Manuel Chang, President
Armando Guebuza, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde, Bank
of Botswana Governor Linah Mohohlo, Uganda Finance Minister
Maria Kiwanuka, Cameroon Finance Minister Alamine Ousmane Mey,
Bank of Tanzania Governor Benno Ndulu, Bank of Mozambique
Governor Ernesto Gove, Mali Finance Minister Bouare Fily
Sissoko, Ghana Finance Minister Seth Terkper, Burkina Faso
Finance Minister Lucien Marie Noel Bembamba and IMF Chief
Economist Olivier Blanchard.
CAIRO - Central Bank of Egypt holds Monetary Policy Committee
FRIDAY, MAY 30
TOKYO - IMF Seminar: Toward a more dynamic business sector.
Speakers:- IMF Director of Asia and Pacific Department Changyong
Rhee, Japan's Vice Minister of Finance for International Affairs
Mitsuhiro Furusawa, IMF Deputy Division Chief of Fiscal Affairs
Department Ruud De Mooij and IMF Division Chief of Asia and the
Pacific Department Stephan Danninger.
MONDAY, JUNE 2
ISTANBUL, Turkey - The Istanbul School of Central Banking
organizes Macro Workshop 2014 in Istanbul (to Jun 3). Federal
Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans gives lecture on
current economic conditions and monetary policy at the workshop
- 0700 GMT.
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