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WEDNESDAY, MAR 12
WASHINGTON - U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew testifies before
the Senate Budget Committee on the President's 2015 Budget.
FRANKFURT - ECB chief economist Peter Praet speaks at debate on
"Current issues in and challenges for central bank
communication" at the ECB and its Watchers XV conference
organized by the Center for Financial Studies in Frankfurt,
Germany - 0800 GMT.
MADRID - ECB governing council member Luis Linde to deliver a
lecture in the Foro Cinco Dias, in Madrid - 0800 GMT.
FRANKFURT - ECB executive board member Benoit Coeure speaks at
a debate on "Current challenges for the conduct of monetary
policy in the euro area" at the ECB and its Watchers XV
conference organized by the Center for Financial Studies in
Frankfurt, Germany - 1000 GMT.
BERLIN - German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble holds news
conference after a cabinet meeting on the budget - 1200 GMT.
FRANKFURT - ECB executive board member Yves Mersch speaks at a
debate on "Challenges for the ECB resulting from its double role
as monetary policy maker and financial supervisor" in Frankfurt
- 1300 GMT.
SYDNEY - Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) Deputy Governor Philip
Lowe speaks at the Sydney Institute.
THURSDAY, MAR 13
WASHINGTON - Senate Banking Committee holds hearing on
nominations of Stanley Fischer for Federal Reserve vice
chairman, and Jerome Powell and Lael Brainard for members of the
Federal Reserve Board of Governors - 1400 GMT.
LONDON - Bank of England Special Resolutions Unit Director,
Andrew Gracie and Banque de France Deputy Director General,
Sylvie Matherat participates in a panel discussion on "Two ends
of the spectrum - the challenges of risk management and
effective resolution" at SUERF/EY Conference in London.
VIENNA - ECB President Mario Draghi speaks at the awarding
ceremony of the Schumpeter Award organized by Schumpeter
Gesellschaft in Vienna, Austria - 1700 GMT.
PARIS - ECB executive board member Benoit Coeure speaks on
"Achieving a fully integrated banking union - the three pillars
of the European Central Bank" at The Economist's Future of
Banking Summit "Adapting to change: tomorrow's banking model" in
Paris, France - 0815 GMT.
HELSINKI - ECB governing council member Erkki Liikanen will be
present at the launch of Antti Heinonen's book "The First Euros"
- 0800 GMT.
WELLINGTON - Reserve Bank of New Zealand announces Monetary
Policy Statement and Official Cash Rate (OCR).
TOKYO - Bank of Japan releases the Minutes of its February
policy-setting meeting - 2350 GMT.
FRIDAY, MAR 14
STANFORD, United States - Federal Reserve vice-chair nominee
Stanley Fischer speaks before a dinner at the Stanford Institute
for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR) Economic Summit 2014 - 0145
STOCKHOLM - Sweden's central bank governor Stefan Ingves to
give a speech on "Have we learned the lessons of earlier
financial crises?" - 0915 GMT.
BERLIN - German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble speaks on
Europe at Evangelical Academy, in Berlin - 1500 GMT.
STOCKHOLM - Sweden's central bank Deputy Governor Karolina
Ekholm will hold the speech "Pioneer or bad example? Swedish
experiences of taking indebtedness into account in monetary
policy decisions" - 1400 GMT
MONDAY, MAR 17
LONDON - Bank of England Deputy Governor for Financial
Stability John Cunliffe will take part in a conference at
Chatham House titled "New Rules on Market Structure, Trading and
Funding" - 0930 GMT.
TUESDAY, MAR 18
WASHINGTON - U.S. Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market
Committee (FOMC) holds two-day meeting on interest rates.
HALIFAX, Canada - Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz
delivers a speech to the Halifax Chamber of Commerce.
FRANKFURT - Former Portuguese Finance Minister Vitor Gaspar
gives lecture on "The Making of a Continental Financial System:
Lessons from Early American History" - 1600 GMT.
WEDNESDAY, MAR 19
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market
Committee (FOMC) announces decision on interest rates.
FRANKFURT - ECB governing council and general council meeting.
No interest rate announcements scheduled (to Mar 20).
TOKYO - Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda speaks at a
seminar on the global economy hosted by the Institute for
International Monetary Affairs - 0500 GMT.
REYKJAVIK - Iceland Central Bank announces interest rate
OTSU, Japan - Bank of Japan board member Takahide Kiuchi meets
business leaders in Otsu - 0130 GMT.
THURSDAY, MAR 20
DUESSELDORF, Germany - ECB executive board member Sabine
Lautenschlaeger takes part in a panel discussion on "Too small
for the world? Germany's banks caught between globalisation,
regulation and image worries" - 1500 GMT.
TOKYO - Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda speaks at the
Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry - 0715 GMT.
ZURICH - Swiss National Bank (SNB) holds Monetary policy
assessment - 0830 GMT.
FRIDAY, MAR 21
WASHINGTON - 8th conference organized by the International
Research Forum on Monetary Policy (IRFMP) will be held at the
Federal Reserve Board (to Mar 22). Speakers:- Federal Reserve
Board Governor Jeremy Stein, Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank
President Narayana Kocherlakota and ECB vice president Vitor
MONDAY, MARCH 24
TORONTO, Canada - Bank of Canada Deputy Governor Tim Lane
delivers a speech at York University, Toronto.
KITA-KYUSHU, Japan - Bank of Japan Deputy Governor Kikuo Iwata
speaks at a seminar in Kita-Kyushu - 0500 GMT.
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