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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20 ** BERLIN, Germany - German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz is due to hold a news conference to present the 2019 budget and budget plans for the coming years. - 1130 GMT.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) starts its two-day meeting on interest rates (Final Day). LONDON - OMFIF-World Trade Organization seminar.
WASHINGTON - U.S. Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) announces its decision on interest rates followed by statement – 1800 GMT. WASHINGTON - U.S. Federal Reserve chairperson holds a news conference – 1830 GMT.
THURSDAY, MARCH 21 BRUSSELS - Presentation by ECB supervisor Andrea Enria of the ECB Annual Report on supervisory activities 2018 to the European Parliament’s Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee in Brussels, Belgium - 0800 GMT. BERN - Swiss National Bank (SNB) Monetary policy assessment – 0830 GMT. FRANKFURT - General Council meeting of the ECB in Frankfurt. OSLO - Norway Central Bank holds announcement of the Executive Board’s interest rate decision and publication of Monetary Policy followed by a press conference – 0900 GMT. LONDON - Bank of England announces rate decision and publishes the minutes of the meeting, after the rate decision – 1200 GMT.
FRIDAY, MARCH 22 BRUSSELS - ECB President Mario Draghi participates in European Council meeting in Brussels, Belgium. FRANKFURT - Opening remarks by ECB Board Member Luis de Guindos at the ECB colloquium, marking the end of the tenure of Ignazio Angeloni as a member of the supervisory board of the European Central Bank in Frankfurt, Germany – 0815 GMT. FRANKFURT - Speech by ECB Board Member Ignazio Angeloni at the ECB colloquium, marking the end of his tenure as a member of the supervisory board of the European Central Bank in Frankfurt, Germany – 0830 GMT. FRANKFURT - Participation by ECB Board Member Andrea Enria in session 2 at the ECB colloquium, marking the end of the tenure of Ignazio Angeloni as a member of the supervisory board of the European Central Bank in Frankfurt, Germany – 1030 GMT.
LOEN, Norway - Speeches by Governor Oystein Olsen and Carine Smith Ihenacho, chief corporate governance officer in Norges Bank Investment Management – 1005 GMT.
SAN FRANCISCO - Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Raphael Bostic speaks on the economic outlook and monetary policy at dinner before the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Macroeconomics and Monetary Policy Conference - 0130 GMT. HARSTAD, Norway – Norway Central Bank Deputy Governors Jon Nicolaisen and Egil Matsen to give speeches to Regional network, region North – 0740 GMT.
SUNDAY, March 24
HONG KONG - Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans participates in an economic panel discussion before the 2019 Credit Suisse Asian Investment Conference - 0145 GMT. MONDAY, MARCH 25 LISBON, Portugal - ECB board member Benoit Coeure, Eurogroup chief Mário Centeno, IMF deputy chief David Lipton and Portuguese central bank chief Costa to speak at a conference on Portuguese reforms. LONDON - Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Patrick Harker gives OMFIF City Lecture on the economic outlook - 1000 GMT. HONG KONG - Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans speaks on the economy and monetary policy before the 2019 Credit Suisse Asian Investment Conference - 0600 GMT.
TOKYO - Bank of Japan to release summary of opinions from board members at its March 14-15 policy meeting - 2350. TUESDAY, MARCH 26
** SAN FRANCISCO - San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank President Mary Daly to speak at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco in her first remarks after the Fed’s March policy-setting meeting. - 1900 GMT FRANKFURT - Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Patrick Harker speaks on the economic outlook before the ECB and Deutsche Bundesbank Joint Meeting - 1200 GMT.
STOCKHOLM – Riksbank Deputy Governor Cecilia Skingsley is giving a speech on the effects of digitalization on the economy. The speech will be followed by a panel discussion – 1100 GMT. BRATISLAVA - ECB Governing Council member Jozef Makuch holds news conference - 1200 GMT. PHILADELPHIA, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia to issue nonmanufacturing business outlook survey for March - 1230 GMT. STOCKHOLM - Riksbank executive board meeting - 0800 GMT.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27 ** STOCKHOLM - Riksbank Governor Stefan Ingves to deliver a lecture for the general public on the Swedish economy at Royal Coin Cabinet - 1700 GMT. FRANKFURT - ECB President Mario Draghi, Vice President Luis De Guindos, Chief Economist Peter Praet and board member Yves Mersch to speak at the ‘ECB and its watchers’ conference.’ VIENNA, Austria - ECB board member Sabine Lautenschlaeger and Austrian central bank chief Ewald Nowotny to speak at a conference in Vienna. STOCKHOLM - Speech by ECB supervisor Pentti Hakkarainen on “Central banking and banking supervision in today’s financial markets” organised by Sveriges Riksbank in Stockholm, Sweden. - 0930 GMT. MAPUTO - Norway Central Bank Governor Oystein Olsen gives a speech in Banco de Mocambique – 0845 GMT. NEW YORK - Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City President Esther George speaks on the economic and monetary policy outlook before the Money Marketeers of New York University Inc., - 2300 GMT.
WELLINGTON - Reserve Bank of New Zealand announces official cash rate (OCR).
THURSDAY, MARCH 28 ** PARIS - Riksbank Deputy Governor Cecilia Skingsley to participate in a panel discussion on Brexit - 1545 GMT. FRANKFURT - Opening remarks by de Guindos at the joint conference of the ECB and the Journal of Money, Credit and Banking ‘Financial Intermediation, Regulation and Economic Policy’ in Frankfurt, Germany. - 0810 GMT PARIS - IMF chief Christine Lagarde, Federal Reserve Vice Chair Richard H. Clarida and Banque de France Governor François Villeroy de Galhau to speak at a conference in Paris. TRONDHEIM, Norway - Norway Central Bank Deputy Governor Egil Matsen gives a lecture for students in Trondheim. AMSTERDAM - Dutch central bank president Klaas Knot to address a press conference in light of bank’s 2018 annual report - 1200 GMT.
ATLANTA - Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Raphael Bostic participates in “Workforce Development, Income Mobility and Income Inequality” panel before event, “From Bankhead to Buckhead: Prosperity for All” - 1530 GMT. MADISON, Wisconsin - Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard gives presentation on the U.S. economy and monetary policy before the Center for Research on the Wisconsin Economy (CROWE) Spring Economic Outlook Forum - 2220 GMT. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Federal Reserve Bank of New York President John Williams participates in a small business and entrepreneur roundtable discussion - 1830 GMT. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Federal Reserve Bank of New York President John Williams participates in moderated discussion on the economy and answers questions from local business, nonprofit, and higher education communities - 1715 GMT.
ZURICH - Swiss National Bank Governing board member Andrea Maechler will deliver a speech at Money Market Event, Zurich – 1700 GMT.
FRIDAY, MARCH 29 PARIS, France - ECB board member Benoit Coeure and Banque de France Deputy Governor Sylvie Goulard to speak in Paris. ST. THOMAS, Virgin Islands - Federal Reserve Bank of New York President John Williams speaks on workforce development at an event hosted by My Brother’s Workshop - 1325 GMT.
STOCKHOLM - Riksbank general council meeting - 1200 GMT.
MONDAY, APRIL 1 LQALUIT, Canada - Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz to speak at Baffin Regional Chamber of Commerce and Nunavut Mining Symposium, Iqaluit, NU – 1910 GMT.
FRIDAY, APRIL 5
BUCHAREST - European Union finance ministers and central bank governors hold an informal two-day meeting (to April 6). ATLANTA, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Raphael Bostic to deliver a lecture followed by discussion on “Disruption and Opportunity: Shaping Policy in a Digital World” at an event hosted by the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies and the Fiscal Research Center at Georgia State University, in Atlanta, Ga. - 1930 GMT.
MONDAY, APRIL 8 NEW YORK - Roundtable with Tiago Berriel, Deputy Governor of Central Bank of Brazil, in New York.
OSLO – Oystein Olsen Governor of Norges Bank to address the foreign embassy representatives – 1300 GMT.
TUESDAY, APRIL 9
** MINNEAPOLIS - Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Richard Clarida to deliver keynote on the first day of the two-day Spring 2019 Institute Conference of “Fed Listens: Distributional Consequences of the Cycle and Monetary Policy.” - 2245 GMT. OSLO – Jon Nicolaisen Deputy Governor Norges Bank to deliver a speech at the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10 FRANKFURT - ECB President Mario Draghi holds a press conference after an interest rate meeting – 1230 GMT. FRANKFURT - Governing Council of the ECB holds monetary policy meeting in Frankfurt
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Federal Open Market Committee will release the minutes from its March 19-20, 2019 policy meeting.
MONDAY, APRIL 15 ** NEW YORK - Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans to speak before the New York Association for Business Economics - 1600 GMT TUESDAY, APRIL 16
STOCKHOLM - Riksbank executive board meeting - 0700 GMT.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17 WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve issues the Beige Book of economic condition – 1800 GMT.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24
TOKYO - Bank of Japan holds monetary policy meeting (to April 25).
OTTAWA – Bank of Canada to announce its key policy interest rate and Monetary Policy Report - 1400 GMT. OTTAWA – Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz and Bank of Canada Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn Wilkins will hold a press conference to discuss the content of the Monetary Policy Report - 1515 GMT. STOCKHOLM – Riksbank to hold monetary policy meeting 2 – 0700 GMT.
THURSDAY, APRIL 25
TOKYO - Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda to speak to reporters at the end of the central bank policy meeting - 0230 GMT. STOCKHOLM – Swedish Central Bank to announce interest rate decision and will publish Monetary Policy Report - 0730 GMT. FRIDAY, APRIL 26 BERNE – Speeches by Jean Studer, president of the Swiss National Bank, and Thomas Jordan, chairman of the central bank, at the SNB’s general meeting of shareholders, Berne – 0800 GMT.
MONDAY, APRIL 29 LONDON - A City Lecture with Luis de Guindos, Vice-President, European Central Bank (ECB) in LONDON.
TUESDAY, APRIL 30 TOKYO - Bank of Japan releases minutes of monetary policy meeting held on March 14 and 15 – 2350 GMT.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) to commence its two-day meeting on interest rates (to May 1).
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