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DIARY-Top Economic Events to Feb 27

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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 17

** UPPSALA, Sweden - Deputy Governor Henry Ohlsson will talk about the current monetary policy situation at the Offentlig Ekonomi (Public Finance) conference in Uppsala 1350 GMT.

** LONDON - BOE Member of Monetary Policy Committee Michael Saunders: Launch of Financial Intermediary and Broker Association 1145 GMT.

WASHINGTON - Senate Banking Committee holds a vote on the nomination of Jerome Powell to be chairman of the Federal Reserve 1500 GMT.

NEW BRUNSWICK, New Jersey - Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Loretta Mester gives a lecture on monetary policy communications 2130 GMT.

PALM BEACH - Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans and Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participate in a moderated discussion on current economic conditions and monetary policy before the American Council of Life Insurers Executive Roundtable - 2000 GMT. OTTAWA - The Bank of Canada issues its monetary policy report 1500 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 contents of the monetary policy report 1615 GMT. THURSDAY, JANUARY 18

** FRANKFURT - IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde, ECB board member Benoit Coeure and Bundesbank president Jens Weidmann speak at a conference in Frankfurt.

** NEW YORK - Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Loretta Mester speaks on monetary policy at the Council for Economic Education's Economists on the Economy - 2305 GMT. FRANKFURT - ECB Board Member Benoit Cure is a panel participant on 'A post-crisis agenda for the euro area and Germany: which way forward?' at a joint conference by the IMF and Bundesbank on "Germany Current Economic Policy Debates" 1430 GMT.

PARIS - Bank of France Governor Francois Villeroy de Galhau gives annual start-of-year address to the financial sector - 1730 GMT.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 19

** BERLIN - German Chancellor Angela Merkel and IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde meet for informal talks in Berlin.

* SAN FRANCISCO - Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams speaks at the Bay Area Council Economic Institute's 11th Annual Forecast Conference: "Visualizing the Future of the Bay, - 1830 GMT.

WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve Vice Chair for Supervision Randal Quarles speaks on "Bank Regulation" before the American Bar Association Banking Law Committee Annual Meeting 1800 GMT.

MONDAY, JANUARY 22

BRUSSELS - Eurogroup finance ministers' meeting.

TOKYO - Bank of Japan monetary policy meeting (to Jan. 23).

TUESDAY, JANUARY 23

** CHICAGO - Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans gives introductory remarks before the Chicago Council on Global Affairs conference: "The Future of Monetary Policy: Embracing the Unconventional" - 2330 GMT. BRUSSELS - EU Economic and Financial Affairs Council meeting.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 25 FRANKFURT - ECB Governing Council meeting, followed by an interest rate announcement and a press conference by President Mario Draghi. OSLO - Norway Central Bank interest rate decision 0900 GMT.

TOKYO - Bank of Japan releases the minutes of its Dec. 20-21 monetary policy meeting - 2350 GMT.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 26 LONDON - Bundesbank Vice President Claudia Buch speaks at the Imperial College 1530 GMT.

STOCKHOLM - Riksbank executive board meeting 0800 GMT.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 30

WASHINGTON - U.S. Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) starts its two-day meeting on interest rates (to Jan. 31).

TOKYO - Bank of Japan to release a summary of opinions from board members at its Jan. 22-23 policy meeting 2350 GMT.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 31 OITA, Japan - Bank of Japan Deputy Governor Kikuo Iwata speaks to business leaders - 0130 GMT. WASHINGTON - U.S. Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) announces its decision on interest rates, followed by statement 1900 GMT.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 5 LONDON - OMFIF lunch discussion with Cecilia Skingsley, deputy governor of the Swedish central bank and co-chair of the World Economic Forum's working group, examining the prospects for central bank-issued digital currencies - 1200 GMT

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 7 FRANKFURT - ECB Governing Council meeting. No interest rate announcements scheduled. STOCKHOLM - Riksbank executive board meeting 0800 GMT. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 8 FRANKFURT - Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan speaks on "Monetary Policy Issues in an European Context" before the Global Interdependence Center "Central Banking Series: Frankfurt" 0915 GMT. OTTAWA Speech by Carolyn Wilkins, Bank of Canada Senior Deputy Governor at Bank of Canada 1800 GMT. LONDON - European Central Bank executive board member Yves Mersch gives a lecture.

LONDON - Bank of England releases its inflation report.

LONDON - Bank of England announces its rate decision and publishes the minutes of the meeting 1200 GMT. WELLINGTON - Reserve Bank of New Zealand's Official Cash Rate (OCR) and Monetary Policy Statement.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 9 STOCKHOLM - Riksbank general council meeting - 1200 GMT. TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 13

** DAYTON, Ohio - Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Loretta Mester speaks on the economic outlook at the Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Breakfast - 1300 GMT.

STOCKHOLM - Riksbank monetary policy meeting 0800 GMT.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 14

STOCKHOLM - Swedish Central Bank interest rate decision and monetary policy report - 0830 GMT.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 15 WINNIPEG, Canada - Speech by Lawrence Schembri, Bank of Canada Deputy Governor at Manitoba Association for Business Economics 1845 GMT. STOCKHOLM - Riksbank executive board meeting 0800 GMT.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16 STOCKHOLM - Riksbank general council meeting - 1200 GMT. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 19 BRUSSELS - Eurogroup meeting.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 21

WASHINGTON - Federal Open Market Committee will release the minutes from its January policy meeting. FRANKFURT - ECB Governing Council meeting. No interest rate announcements scheduled.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 27 STOCKHOLM - Swedish Central Bank minutes of its monetary policy meeting will be published 0830 GMT.

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