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THURSDAY, DECEMBER 13 BERN - End of the year news conference of the Swiss National Bank - 0900 GMT. FRANKFURT - ECB Governing Council meeting, followed by interest rate announcement. - 1245 GMT. FRANKFURT - ECB President Mario Draghi and Vice President Luis de Guindos to hold news conference after interest rate decision - 1330 GMT. BERN - Swiss National Bank (SNB) Monetary policy assessment with a news conference 0830 GMT.
STOCKHOLM - Riksbank executive board meeting - 0800 GMT. OSLO - Norway Central Bank announces interest rate decision - 0900 GMT. OSLO - Norway Central Bank holds Announcement of the Executive Board's interest rate decision and publication of Monetary Policy followed by press conference - 0930 GMT. WELLINGTON - Reserve Bank of New Zealand will host a conference focusing on linkages between financial markets and the macro economy, or macro-finance for short (to Nov. 14)
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14 BARCELONA - Bank of Spain Governor Pablo Hernandez de Cos, will deliver the closing speech on "10 years of the fall of Lehman Brothers" conference organized by CIDOB (Barcelona Centre for International Affairs), Cercle d'Economia and EuropeG along with CaixaBank - 1130 GMT.
WASHINGTON D.C. Federal Reserve issues Industrial Production for November - 1415 GMT
VIENNA - Austria's central bank publishes its half-yearly forecasts for the country's economy. Its governor, European Central Bank Governing Council member Ewald Nowotny, will speak at a news conference - 0900 GMT. FRANKFURT - ECB Member of the Executive Board Sabine Lautenschlager participates in Panel 1 "After all the reforms: Where did we end up?" at 6th Frankfurt Conference on Financial Market Policy: "European Financial Markets Too Much Variety?" organized by the SAFE Research Center at the Goethe University in Frankfurt, Germany - 0930 GMT. BRUSSELS - ECB President Mario Draghi participates in the European Council meeting in Brussels, Belgium. BERLIN - German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier holds speech from economy ministry via live remote hook-up for conference of Rheinisches Revier GmbH - 1500 GMT. FRANKFURT - ECB Vice President Luis de Guindos delivers Keynote address at the 6th Frankfurt Conference on Financial Market Policy: "European Financial Markets Too Much Variety?" in Frankfurt, Germany. - 0815 GMT. ROME - ECB Member of the Supervisory Board Ignazio Angeloni at Plenary Session "Fixing the European Dream: Economic and Monetary Union, Banking Union, Capital Markets Union, and What Else?" at Rome Investment Forum 2018 "Invest in Europe" organized by Banche Assicurazioni Finanza in Rome, Italy - 1330 GMT. SATURDAY, DECEMBER 15 PISA, Italy - ECB President Mario Draghi delivers speech on the occasion of the awarding of the Laurea Honoris Causa in Economics by University of Sant'Anna in Pisa, Italy - 1030 GMT. MONDAY, DECEMBER 17
BRUSSELS - Belgian central bank presents forecasts for Belgian economy, given by bank Governor and ECB Governing Council member Jan Smets - 0900 GMT. PARIS - French Central Bank Deputy Governor Sylvie Goulard speaks about a regular report on risks to the French financial system - 0900 GMT. STOCKHOLM - Riksbank General Council Meeting - 1200 GMT.
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 18
** ATHENS - Bank of Greece Governor Yannis Stournaras speaks at the launch of a book on economic policy and climate change - 1100 GMT.
** HELSINKI - Bank of Finland Governor, ECB council member Olli Rehn is due to speak at a news conference as the BoF updates its forecasts for the Finnish economy - 0900 GMT. BRATISLAVA - ECB Governing Council Member Jozef Makuch holds news conference - 1200 GMT.
WASHINGTON D.C. - U.S. Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) starts its two-day meeting on interest rates (to Dec. 19). OSLO - Norway Central Bank Governor Oystein Olsen gives a speech to the regional network, region East in Oslo. WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 19 WASHINGTON D.C. - U.S. Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) announces its decision on interest rates followed by statement - 1900 GMT. WASHINGTON D.C. - U.S. Federal Reserve chairperson holds a news conference - 1930 GMT. TOKYO - Bank of Japan holds Monetary Policy Meeting (to Dec. 20).
STOCKHOLM Riksbank holds executive board meeting, monetary policy meeting No. 6 0800 GMT.
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 20 TOKYO - Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda speaks to reporters at the end of the central bank policy meeting - 0230 GMT.
STOCKHOLM - Swedish Central Bank announces interest rate decision. Monetary policy report will be published 0830 GMT. LONDON - Bank of England publishes Summary and minutes of the Monetary Policy Committee meeting - 1200 GMT.
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 21
PHILADELPHIA, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia issues 'Nonmanufacturing Business Outlook Survey for December' - 1330 GMT. OTTAWA - The Bank of Canada to release its business outlook report, which is based on a survey of about 100 companies - 1500 GMT.
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 25
TOKYO - Bank of Japan releases Minutes of Monetary Policy Meeting held on Oct 30 and 31 2350 GMT.
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 27
TOKYO - Bank of Japan to release summary of opinions from board members at its Dec. 19-20 policy meeting 2350 GMT. FRIDAY, JANUARY 4
** ATLANTA - Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell participates in panel, "U.S. Federal Reserve: Joint Interview" before the American Economic Association/Allied Social Science Association annual meeting - 1515 GMT.
** ATLANTA - Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Raphael Bostic participates in "Long-Run Macroeconomic Performance: A Multi-Faceted Perspective" panel before the American Economic Association/Allied Social Science Association annual meeting - 1515 GMT. SATUURDAY, JANUARY 5
** ATLANTA - Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Raphael Bostic participates in "The Future of Traditional Banking" panel before the American Economic Association/Allied Social Science Association annual meeting - 1515 GMT. MONDAY, JANUARY 7
** ATLANTA - Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Raphael Bostic speaks on the economic outlook and monetary policy before a fireside chat hosted by the Rotary Club of Atlanta - 1740 GMT. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 9
** CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee - Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Raphael Bostic speaks before the Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce 2019 Economic Outlook Breakfast - 1320 GMT. WASHINGTON D.C. - Federal Open Market Committee will release the minutes from its December 18-19, 2018 policy meeting - 1900 GMT. STOCKHOLM - Swedish Central Bank minutes from the monetary policy will be published - 0830 GMT. OTTAWA - Bank of Canada key policy interest rate announcement and 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. FRIDAY, JANUARY 11
** BRATISLAVA - European Central Bank board member Yves Mersch and ECB's Governing Council members Ewald Nowotny of Austria and Jozef Makuch of Slovakia will speak at an economic conference to mark Slovakia's 10th anniversary of euro adoption. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 16 WASHINGTON D.C. - Federal Reserve issues the Beige Book of economic condition. TUESDAY, JANUARY 22 TOKYO - Bank of Japan holds monetary policy meeting (to Jan. 23). WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 23 TOKYO - Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda speaks to reporters at the end of the central bank policy meeting - 0230 GMT. THURSDAY, JANUARY 24 FRANKFURT - Governing Council of the ECB holds monetary policy meeting in Frankfurt FRANKFURT - ECB President Mario Draghi holds a press conference after the interest rate meeting. OSLO - Norway Central Bank announces interest rate decision - 0900 GMT. FRIDAY, JANUARY 25 STOCKHOLM - Riksbank executive board meeting - 0800 GMT SUNDAY, JANUARY 27 TOKYO - Bank of Japan releases minutes of monetary policy meeting held on Dec. 19 and 20 - 2350 GMT. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 30 WASHINGTON D.C. - U.S. Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) starts its two-day meeting on interest rates. WASHINGTON D.C. - U.S. Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) announces its decision on interest rates followed by statement - 1900 GMT. TOKYO - Bank of Japan to release summary of opinions from board members at its Jan. 22-23 policy meeting - 2350 GMT.
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