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TUESDAY, MAY 20
LONDON - Bank of England Deputy Governor Charlie Bean gives speech at London School of Economics - 1730 GMT. BERNE, Switzerland - SNB (Swiss National Bank) Chairman Thomas Jordan speaks at the Swiss International Finance Forum. ** TOKYO - Reuters Japan Investment Summit (to May 21). Bank of Japan's (BOJ) former top economist Hideo Hayakawa will be speaking at the summit. TOKYO - Bank of Japan Monetary Policy Meeting (to May 21). SYDNEY - RBA will release the minutes of May policy meeting - 0130 GMT. ADELAIDE - RBA Assistant Governor for Financial Markets Guy Debelle speaks at the Financial Services Institute of Australia (FINSIA) luncheon. WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Charles Plosser speaks on the economic outlook before the Women in Housing and Finance Public Policy Luncheon - 1630 GMT.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 21
WASHINGTON - Federal Open Market Committee releases the Minutes from its April interest rate meeting - 1800 GMT. NEW YORK - Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley speaks on regional economic conditions and the kinds of jobs created during the recovery at a briefing on the regional labor market - 1400 GMT. WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City President Esther George speaks on the U.S. economy and banking before the Exchequer Club - 1650 GMT. BRUSSELS - Bank of Spain Director-General of Regulation and Financial Stability Julio Duran will participate as a panelist at the "2014 European Bank Executive Committee Forum" - 1200 GMT. MINNEAPOLIS, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Narayana Kocherlakota speaks before the Economic Club of Minnesota in Minneapolis - 1730 GMT. NEW YORK - Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen gives commencement address and receives honorary degree at the New York University's 182nd Commencement ceremony in New York. ** BASEL, Switzerland - 4th Global Infrastructure Basel Summit on Mainstreaming Sustainability in Infrastructure Financing and Investment (to May 22). Bank of International Settlements (BIS) CEO and General Manager Jaime Caruana will be speaking. FRANKFURT - ECB Governing Council meeting. No interest rate announcements scheduled. REYKJAVIK - Iceland Central Bank announces Interest Rate Decision.
THURSDAY, MAY 22 SAN FRANCISCO, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams speaks before the Association of Trade and Forfaiting (ATFA) 17th annual conference in San Francisco - 2000 GMT. MADRID - Bank of Spain Governor Luis Maria Linde gives speech on the challenges ahead for Spain's financial sector - 1000 GMT. FRANKFURT - ECB Governing Council member Jens Weidmann speaks at the annual reception of the Deutsche Aktieninstitut in Frankfurt - 1600 GMT.
FRIDAY, MAY 23
MADRID - ECB Executive Board member Sabine Lautenschlaeger addresses a conference entitled "The Financial System and the Banking Union" organized by Expansion in Madrid - 0745 GMT. HAUGESUND, Norway - Norges Bank Governor Oystein Olsen and Deputy CEO of Norges Bank Investment Management, Trond Grande, address Norges Bank's regional network, Region South-West at Haugesund Sparebank in Haugesund. PARIS - ECB executive board member Benoit Coeure speaks at a conference on "International Monetary Policy: Trends and Inflection Points" - 1200 GMT. KARLSRUH, Germany - Bundesbank board member Joachim Nagel speaks in Karlsruh - 1500 GMT. 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 Carstens.
MONDAY, MAY 26
TOKYO - Bank of Japan releases the minutes of its April policy-setting meeting - 2350 GMT. TOKYO - Bank of Japan Deputy Governor Kikuo Iwata speaks at an event hosted by Kyodo news agency - 0700 GMT. TROMSO, Norway - Norges Bank Deputy Governor Jon Nicolaisen speaks in Tromso.
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 Woolf.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 28
TOKYO - Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda delivers speech at conference on post-crisis monetary policy - 0000 GMT. ** TOKYO - ECB Executive Board member Yves Mersch speaks at the Bank of Japan in Tokyo - 0500 GMT. ** FRANKFURT - ECB Vice President Vitor Constancio gives press briefing on the Financial Stability Review - 1300 GMT.
THURSDAY, MAY 29
** CLEVELAND, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Sandra Pianalto speaks before the Inflation, Monetary Policy, and the Public conference hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland - 1230 GMT. ** CLEVELAND, United States - Former Federal Reserve vice chair Donald Kohn participates in "Policy Objectives and Frameworks" panel before the Inflation, Monetary Policy, and the Public conference hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland - 1730 GMT. OKINAWA, Japan - Bank of Japan board member Sayuri Shirai speaks to business leaders in Okinawa.
FRIDAY, MAY 30 ** CLEVELAND, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Sandra Pianalto speaks before the Inflation, Monetary Policy, and the Public conference hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland - 1230 GMT. ** STANFORD, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Charles Plosser and Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams participate in "Rules-Based Policy: From Theory to Practice" discussion before the Hoover Institution Conference on Frameworks for Central Banking in the Next Century" in Stanford - 2100 GMT. ** CHICAGO - Kansas City Fed President Esther George speaks at Stanford policy conference - 0130 GMT.
MONDAY, JUNE 2 ** ISTANBUL - The Istanbul School of Central Banking organizes Macro Workshop 2014 in Istanbul (to June 3). Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans gives lecture on current economic conditions and monetary policy at the workshop - 0700 GMT. --------------------------------------------------------------- Enquiries to customer help desks -- double click on for telephone numbers. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org NOTE: The inclusion of diary items does not necessarily mean that Reuters will file a story based on the event.