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Note - New events marked with ** REUTERS KEY WORLD FINANCIAL EVENTS CALENDAR ECONOMIC EVENTS JAN 16 ** WASHINGTON - Treasury Secretary Jack Lew speaks on the U.S. economy, next steps for financial reform, and the Department of the Treasury's international agenda before the Council on Foreign Relations in Washington - 1330 GMT. ** WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke speaks on challenges facing central banks in the wake of the Great Recession before the Brooking Institution's "Central Banking after the Great Recession: Lessons Learned and Challenges Ahead" event - 1610 GMT. ** BERLIN - Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann speaks in Berlin about prospects for 2014 - 1000 GMT. ** MADRID - Bank of Spain Governor Luis Maria Linde speaks at a conference held by Spanish Chairmen Association - 1245 GMT. WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams presents paper, "Monetary Policy at the Zero Lower Bound: Putting Theory into Practice" before a panel on "Quantitative Easing and Forward Guidance" before the Brookings Institution - 1415 GMT. ** TOKYO - Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda speaks at the Bank of Japan's quarterly meeting of regional branch managers. ** BRUSSELS - Luxembourg Central Bank President Gaston Reinesch makes a rare public appearance in forum discussing the role of the EU Court of Justice - 1700 GMT. ** STUTTGART, Germany - Bundesbank board member Joachim Nagel speaks at the University of Hohenheim in Stuttgart. ** ZURICH - SNB Chairman of Governing Board Thomas Jordan holds a speech on "Eine neue Rolle fur die Zentralbanken?" in Zurich. JAN 17 ** RICHMOND, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond President Jeffrey Lacker speaks on "Economic Outlook, January 2014" before the Risk Management Association Richmond Chapter 2014 Economic Outlook Luncheon - 1730 GMT. JAN 20 ** BRUSSELS - Belgian Finance Minister Koen Geens speaks on the topic "Twenty years later: a new banking law for a solid banking sector". National Bank of Belgium Governor Luc Coene will also be attending - 1100 GMT. JAN 21 TOKYO - Bank of Japan Monetary Policy Meeting (to Jan 22). JAN 22 FRANKFURT - ECB Governing Council meeting. No interest rate announcements scheduled. OTTAWA - Bank of Canada key policy interest rate announcement and Monetary Policy Report. JAN 23 ** BEESTON, United Kingdom - Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee Member Ian McCafferty speaks at the Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce - 0800 GMT. JAN 27 ** BRUSSELS - Eurogroup Meeting. ** BRUSSELS - Economic and Monetary Union Governance: Impact on the European Union and Beyond Conference. Speakers:- ECB Vice-President Vitor Constancio, Bank of England Deputy Governor Sir John Cunliffe, Slovakia Finance Minister Peter Kazimir, Polish Finance Minister Mateusz Szcurek and Sweden's Finance Minister Anders Borg. ** BRUSSELS - European People's Party (EPP) holds a conference on how to overcome impacts of the crisis. Speakers:- German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schauble, Spain Economy Minister Luis de Guindos, Sweden's Finance Minister Anders Borg and Finland's European Affairs Minister Alexander Stubb. JAN 28 WASHINGTON - U.S. Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) holds two-day meeting on interest rates. ** BRUSSELS - Meeting of the Economic and Financial Affairs Council (ECOFIN). ** BRUSSELS - IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde, Germany Finance Minister Wolfgang Schauble and Spain Economy Minister Luis de Guindos will attend the IMF Book launch function titled "Jobs and Growth: Supporting the European Recovery" - 0700 GMT. ** FRANKFURT - Bundesbank board member Andreas Dombret gives a lecture "The state as a banker" at the Frankfurt university - 1700 GMT. JAN 29 WASHINGTON - U.S. Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) announces decision on interest rates. ** EDINBURGH, Scotland - Bank of England Governor Mark Carney speaks in Edinburgh - 1215 GMT. JAN 30 WELLINGTON - Reserve Bank of New Zealand announces Official Cash Rate (OCR). FEB 04 ** OSLO - Norges Bank Executive Director Birger Vikoren gives a lecture on Economists currency seminar in 2014 at Holmenkollen Park Hotel Rica in Oslo. SYDNEY - Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) holds interest rate meeting. FEB 05 NEW YORK, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Charles Plosser speaks on the economic outlook before the 35th Annual Economic Seminar sponsored by the Simon Business School with JP Morgan Chase & Co., Rochester Business Alliance, and the CFA Society of Rochester - 1730 GMT. ** BIRMINGHAM - Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Dennis Lockhart speaks on the economic outlook before the Rotary Club of Birmingham - 1840 GMT. LONDON - Bank of England (BoE) holds Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting (to Feb. 06). FEB 06 ** MIYAZAKI, Japan - Bank of Japan Deputy Governor Kikuo Iwata speaks to business leaders in Miyazaki and then holds a news conference. ** SARASOTA, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren speaks on the economic outlook at an event hosted by the Global Interdependence Center and the New College of Florida in Sarasota - 2230 GMT. HELSINKI - Bank of Finland hosts a meeting on "Finland's economy at present and prospects for the future" chaired by Deputy Governor of Bank of Finland Pentti Hakkarainen. FRANKFURT - ECB Governing Council meeting, followed by interest rate announcement and News conference. LONDON - Bank of England (BoE) announces interest rate decision. FEB 07 ** CONVENTRY, United Kingdom - Warwick Economics Summit 2014 (to Feb 9). World Bank Former Vice President Ian Goldin will be speaking. LONDON - Bank of Greece Governor George Provopoulos delivers a Golden Series lecture on "The Greek financial crisis: From Exit to Recovery" in United Kingdom. FEB 11 ** LONDON - Fathom Consulting Monetary Policy Forum with Former Monetary Policy Members DeAnne Julius, John Gieve and Andrew Sentence - 0900 GMT. ** NEWARK, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Charles Plosser speaks on the economic outlook before a 2014 Economic Forecast event hosted by the University of Delaware in Newark. FEB 12 ** STANFORD, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond President Jeffrey Lacker participates in discussion, "The Path to Financial Stability" at an event hosted by the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research in Stanford - 0100 GMT. STOCKHOLM - Swedish Central Bank holds monetary policy meeting (to Jan. 13). REYKJAVIK - Iceland Central Bank announces Interest Rate Decision. FEB 13 ** OSLO - Norges Bank Governor Oeystein Olsen holds his annual speech to members - 1700 GMT. STOCKHOLM - Swedish Central Bank announces interest rate decision. FEB 17 TOKYO - Bank of Japan Monetary Policy Meeting (to Feb 18). FEB 19 ** WASHINGTON - Federal Open Market Committee will release the Minutes of January Monetary Policy Meeting - 1900 GMT. FRANKFURT - ECB Governing Council meeting. No interest rate announcements scheduled. NEW YORK - Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams speaks before the Money Marketeers of New York University. FEB 20 ** BRUSSELS - 12th Annual European Financial Services Conference in Brussels. Speakers:- EU Commissioner for Internal Market and Services Michel Barnier and ECB Vice President Vítor Constancio. ** SHEFFIELD, England - Bank of England Executive Director for Financial Stability Andy Haldane speaks at University of Sheffield - 1800 GMT. FEB 26 ** STOCKHOLM - Swedish Riksbank will release the Minutes of Febuary Monetary Policy Meeting - 0830 GMT. MAR 04 SYDNEY - Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) holds interest rate meeting. MAR 05 LONDON - Bank of England (BoE) holds Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting (to Mar. 06). OTTAWA - Bank of Canada key policy interest rate announcement. MAR 06 LONDON - Bank of England (BoE) announces interest rate decision. FRANKFURT - ECB Governing Council meeting, followed by interest rate announcement and News conference. MAR 10 TOKYO - Bank of Japan Monetary Policy Meeting (to Mar 11). ** PARIS - Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Charles Plosser participates in the Global Interdependence Center "Monetary Policy & Banks and the Rise of Global Protectionism" conference in Paris - 0945 GMT. ----------------------------------------------------------- RT users double-click on for an index of all available di aries. 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