(Corrects name of South Korean finance minister in Dec 19 item)
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Today in Washington —————————————————————————————- This Diary is filed daily. ** Indicates new events —————————————————————————————- WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 19 ** SEOUL - South Korea’s new finance minister,Hong Nam-ki, plans to hold a meeting with the country’s central bank chief to exchange views on the economic and financial conditions, a traditional gesture intended to reaffirm they are managing economic policies in close cooperation between the two highest policymakers - 0300 GMT. PRETORIA - South African Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago and IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde will briefly address the press on recent economic developments in South Africa. The event will take place soon after a joint meeting between the South African Reserve Bank Governor and IMF Managing Director- 1400 GMT.
RIYADH - Saudi Arabian central bank reacts to policy decision by U.S. Federal Reserve.
MUMBAI - Reserve Bank of India will release minutes of Dec. 5 monetary policy where the 6-member rate committee unanimously decided to keep the repo rate unchanged at 6.50 percent - 1130 GMT. BANGKOK - Bank of Thailand monetary policy committee meeting. JAKARTA - Indonesia Central Bank holds Board of Governors Meeting. TIRANA - Bank of Albania Press conference on interest rate decision- 1500 GMT. THURSDAY, DECEMBER 20 BUDAPEST - The National Bank of Hungary will present its quarterly inflation report, which forms the basis of its monetary policy decisions - 0900 GMT.
JAKARTA - The board of governors of Indonesia’s central bank holds a monthly meeting to decide monetary policy - 0700 GMT. TAIPEI - Taiwan central bank is to hold a policy rate meeting amid worries that global trade frictions could hurt the export-reliant economy. ANKARA - Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey releases summary of its December monetary policy committee meeting - 1100 GMT. WARSAW - National Bank of Poland releases the minutes of its monetary policy meeting. MEXICO CITY - Central Bank of Mexico publishes monetary policy statement - 0700 GMT. KINGSTON - Bank of Jamaica holds Interest Rate Announcement and Monetary Policy Report. PRAGUE - Czech National Bank holds Monetary Policy Meeting - 1200 GMT. PRAGUE - Czech National Bank publishes statement and presentation of monetary policy decision - 1315 GMT. FRIDAY, DECEMBER 21 LIMA - Peru’s central bank will update its key economic forecasts in a quarterly report.
KIGALI, Rwanda - Rwanda’s central bank holds Monetary Policy Committee Meeting. BOGOTA - Bank of Colombia holds board of directors’ meeting. ULAANBAATAR - Central Bank of Mongolia holds Monetary Policy Committee Meeting. MONDAY, DECEMBER 24 KIEV - National Bank of Ukraine publishes Summary of the Discussion on the Key Policy Rate at the Monetary Policy Committee. BISHKEK - National Bank of the Kyrgyzstan holds Board meeting on monetary policy rate.
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 25 ** YEREVAN, Armenia - Armenia’s central bank to announce new refinancing rate.
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 27 CAIRO - Central Bank of Egypt holds monetary policy committee meeting. FRIDAY, DECEMBER 28 COLOMBO - Central Bank of Sri Lanka announces monetary policy report. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 2 BANGKOK - Bank of Thailand to publish monetary policy report. FRIDAY, JANUARY 4 PRAGUE - Czech National Bank will release the minutes of its December 2018 monetary policy meeting. TUESDAY, JANUARY 8 KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia's monetary policy committee under the central bank announces its decision on whether to hold or change its key interest rate (to Jan 11). WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 9 BUDAPEST - Hungarian Central Bank to publish the minutes of its December 2018 rate-setting meeting - 1300 GMT. THURSDAY, JANUARY 10 BELGRADE - National Bank of Serbia to unveil interest rate decision. TUESDAY, JANUARY 29 BUDAPEST - Hungarian Central Bank holds its rate-setting meeting. THURSDAY, JANUARY 31 KIEV - National Bank of Ukraine holds monetary policy meeting. --------------------------------------------------------------- NOTE: The inclusion of items in this diary does not necessarily mean that Reuters will file a story based on the event. For technical issues, please contact Thomson Reuters Customer Support (TRCS) here