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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 16
WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve issues the Beige Book of Economic Condition - 1800 GMT. TOKYO - Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda speaks at the Japan Trust Banks Association - 0615 GMT. LJUBLJANA - Slovenia Finance Minister Uros Cufer speaks at a business conference on the European and Slovenian banking sector - 0700 GMT. STONE MOUNTAIN, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Dennis Lockhart gives welcome remarks before the 2014 Financial Markets Conference hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - 1150 GMT. STONE MOUNTAIN, United States - Federal Reserve Board Governor Jeremy Stein participates in panel, "Greasing the Skids: Was Quantitative Easing Needed to Unstick Markets? Or Has It Merely Sped Us toward the Next Crisis?" before the 2014 Financial Markets Conference hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - 1200 GMT. OTTAWA - Bank of Canada key policy interest rate announcement and Monetary Policy Report - 1400 GMT. STONE MOUNTAIN, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Dennis Lockhart gives closing remarks before the 2014 Financial Markets Conference hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - 1530 GMT. NEW YORK - Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks before the Economic Club of New York - 1615 GMT. AUSTIN, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Richard Fisher speaks on the U.S. and regional economic outlook before the Texas Public Policy Foundation "Texas at a Turning Point, A Free Market Economics Conference and Luncheon" in Austin - 1725 GMT. FRANKFURT - ECB Governing Council meeting.
THURSDAY, APRIL 17
TIRANA, Albania - ECB Executive Board member Yves Mersch speaks in Tirana - 1100 GMT.
TUESDAY, APRIL 22
TORONTO, Canada - Former chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve, Ben Bernanke, will give a speech entitled "Eight Years of Crisis Management at the Federal Reserve and the Way Forward" - 1545 GMT.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 23
LONDON - Bank of England will release the Minutes of April Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting - 0830 GMT. HELSINKI - Finnish Prime Minister Jyrki Katainen, Finance Minister Jutta Urpilainen and The Finns Party leader Timo Soini participate in a election debate - 1300 GMT. KYOTO, Japan - Bank of Japan Deputy Governor Hiroshi Nakaso speaks at an International Association of Deposit Insurers' conference in Kyoto - 0025 GMT. TALLINN - Estonian Central Bank to hold its Financial Stability news conference.
THURSDAY, APRIL 24
AMSTERDAM, Netherlands - ECB President Mario Draghi gives a keynote speech at the conference "De Nederlandsche Bank 200 years: central banking in the next two decades" organized by De Nederlandsche Bank in Amsterdam - 0900 GMT. STOCKHOLM - Swedish Riksbank will release the Minutes of April monetary policy meeting - 0730 GMT. MADRID - ECB Vice President Vitor Constancio speaks at a conference on Banking Union organized by Master in Banking and Financial Regulation/Center for Banking Studies, University of Navarra in Madrid - 1615 GMT. SASKATOON, Canada - Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz speaks to the Saskatchewan Trade and Export Partnership in Saskatoon - 1845 GMT. WELLINGTON - Reserve Bank of New Zealand announces Official Cash Rate (OCR).
FRIDAY, APRIL 25
BERNE - Swiss National Bank (SNB) Chairman of Governing Board Thomas Jordan and President Jean Studer speaks at the SNB's General Shareholders Meeting in Berne - 0800 GMT. AMSTERDAM, Netherlands - Bank for International Settlements (BIS) General Manager Jaime Caruana, speaks at a conference in Amsterdam to mark the 200th anniversary of the Dutch central bank - 1330 GMT. CALGARY, Canada - Canadian Finance Minister Joe Oliver delivers a speech to the Calgary chapter of the Economic Club of Canada - 1400 GMT.
MONDAY, APRIL 28
PARIS - Bank of France Governor Christian Noyer holds news conference on "The stakes for economic and monetary policy - the situation in France and the euro zone" - 0800 GMT. TUESDAY, APRIL 29
WASHINGTON - Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) Annual 2014 Washington Policy Summit (to May 2). Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks on the third day of the conference - 1230 GMT.
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