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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. HALIFAX, Canada - Canadian Finance Minister Joe Oliver will speak at a Halifax Chamber of Commerce lunch in Nova Scotia - 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 - ECB Supervisory Chair Daniele Nouy speaks on supervision at DNB conference on "Central banking in the next two decades" in Amsterdam - 0830 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
BONN, Germany - ECB President Mario Draghi speaks at the joint conference of the coalition party groups of the German government in Bonn, Germany - 1430 GMT. FRANKFURT - ECB Executive Board members Vitor Constancio, Benoit Coeure and Peter Praet speak at the conference "Financial integration and stability in a new financial architecture" jointly organized by the ECB and the European Commission in Frankfurt, Germany. NEW YORK - Former Federal Reserve chair Alan Greenspan speaks before the Economic Club of New York. 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. DUBLIN - Central Bank of Ireland Conference on "Macro to Micro - A New Era in Financial Statistics".
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 30
WASHINGTON - U.S. Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) announces decision on interest rates. TOKYO - Bank of Japan monetary policy meeting. MONDAY, MAY 05 BRUSSELS - Eurogroup meeting.
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