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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 20
** HOUSTON, Texas - Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participates in a moderated question-and-answer session before the CFA Society of Houston. 1810 GMT. STOCKHOLM - Riksbank Deputy Governor Martin Flodén will discuss the economic situation and monetary policy - 1100 GMT. FRANKFURT - ECB chief economist Peter Praet delivers Speech by at 11th Frankfurt Main Financial Centre Breakfast organized by Frankfurt Main Finance e.V. in Frankfurt, Germany. - 0700 GMT. WASHINGTON, D.C. Federal Open Market Committee will release the minutes from its January 29-30, 2019 policy meeting 1900 GMT.
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 21 STANFORD, Calif. - Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President Mary Daly participates in event, "Achieving Full Employment in the Modern Economy: Associates Meeting with Mary C. Daly" hosted by Stanford University - 0100 GMT. BERLIN - German Economy Minister Altmaier and Russian Economy Minister Maxim Oreshkin will attend German commerce chambers' Russia conference in Berlin, alongside senior lobbyists and industry executives - 0900 GMT. LUXEMBOURG CITY - ECB chief economist Peter Praet delivers Keynote speech at the International Conference on Real Estate Statistics organized by Eurostat in Luxembourg. - 0800 GMT. BRUSSELS - ECB chief economist Peter Praet Participates in panel discussion "Is the ECB finally returning to standard policies?" at Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) Ideas Lab in Brussels, Belgium. - 1330.
ATLANTA, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Raphael Bostic to speak on the economic outlook and monetary policy before the Terry Third Thursday, in Atlanta, Ga. - 1350 GMT. MONTREAL, Canada - Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz delivers speech at Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal, Montreal, Quebec 1750 GMT. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22 NEW YORK, United States - Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Richard Clarida speaks before the 2019 Monetary Policy Forum hosted by the Initiative on Global Markets, University of Chicago Booth School of Business - 1700 GMT. STOCKHOLM - Riksbank Governor Stefan Ingves will talk about the economic situation and current monetary policy at Carnegies investor breakfast - 0730 GMT. NEW YORK, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Raphael Bostic to give opening remarks before the First Annual Joint Research Day on Quantitative Tools for Monitoring Macroeconomic and Financial Conditions organized by the Federal Reserve Banks of Atlanta and New York - 1340 GMT.
BOLOGNA, Italy. - ECB President Mario Draghi delivers Speech on the occasion of the awarding of Laurea honoris causa to him by Universita degli studi di Bologna in Bologna, Italy. - 1530 GMT. NEW YORK, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of New York President John Williams and Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President Mary Daly participates in a panel discussion titled "Prospects for Inflation with a High-Pressure Economy" before the 2019 Monetary Policy Forum hosted by The Initiative on Global Markets, University of Chicago Booth School of Business - 1515 GMT. NEW YORK, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of New York Executive Vice President Simon Potter to speak before the First Annual Joint Research Day on Quantitative Tools for Monitoring Macroeconomic and Financial Conditions, organized by the Federal Reserve Banks of Atlanta and New York - 1730 GMT. NEW YORK, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of New York President John Williams to deliver closing remarks before the First Annual Joint Research Day on Quantitative Tools for Monitoring Macroeconomic and Financial Conditions, organized by the Federal Reserve Banks of Atlanta and New York - 2230 GMT. NEW YORK - Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard, , Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Patrick Harker and Federal Reserve Vice Chair for Supervision Randal Quarles participates in panel, "The Future of the Federal Reserve's Balance Sheet" before the 2019 Monetary Policy Forum hosted by The Initiative on Global Markets, University of Chicago Booth School of Business - 1830 GMT.
STOCKHOLM - Swedish Central Bank minutes from the monetary policy will be published - 0830 GMT.
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 25 UPPSALA, Sweden - Riksbank Governor Stefan Ingves will give his view on economic developments during an event organised by the Uppsala Association of International Affairs - 1715 GMT.
WELLINGTON - Reserve Bank of New Zealand Deputy Governor Geoff Bascand to deliver speech on 'Capital Review - Safer Banks for a Safer New Zealand' at Rutherford House lecture theatre 2 (RHLT2), 33 Bunny Street, Wellington - 2330 GMT.
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 26
** BRUSSELS - Keynote speech by Yves Mersch, a member of the executive board of the ECB, at the 3rd annual conference on "FinTech and Digital Innovation: Regulation at the European Level and Beyond", organised by Afore Consulting in Brussels, Belgium - 1430 GMT. WASHINGTON, D.C - Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell to testify on U.S. monetary policy and the economy before the Senate Banking Committee - 1500 GMT.
PHILADELPHIA, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia issues Nonmanufacturing Business Outlook Survey for February - 1330 GMT.
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 27
** FRANKFURT - Opening remarks by ECB board member Benot Coeure at the joint ECB, Deutsche Bundesbank and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago conference on CCP Risk Management in Frankfurt, Germany - 0830 GMT. FRANKFURT - Bundesbank president Jens Weidmann to speak and hold a news conference - 1000 GMT. TAKAMATSU, Japan - Bank of Japan board member Goushi Kataoka will speak to business leaders in Takamatsu, western Japan, and hold a news conference - 0130 GMT. WASHINGTON, D.C. - Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell testifies on U.S. monetary policy and the economy before the House Financial Services Committee - 1500 GMT. OSLO - Independent Centre for Monetary Economics releases its annual review of the Norwegian central bank's policy. Norway Deputy Governor Jon Nicolaisen will attend - 0900 GMT. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 28 MITO, Japan - Bank of Japan board member Hitoshi Suzuki delivers a speech to business leaders in Ibaraki, eastern Japan, and holds a news conference - 0130 GMT. OSLO - Norges Bank governor Oeystein Olsen to deliver a speech to students in Oslo - 1000 GMT.
PHILADELPHIA, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Patrick Harker speaks before the Philadelphia Inquirer 2019 Influence of Finance Awards, in Philadelphia - 1715 GMT. WASHINGTON, D.C. - Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Richard Clarida speaks on "A View from the Federal Reserve Board" before the National Association for Business Economics 35th Annual NABE Economic Policy Conference - 1300 GMT. ATLANTA, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Raphael Bostic participates in discussion, "The Economic and Housing Landscape: An Update" before the "Big Data, Big Money: Exploring Banking's Next Horizon" conference hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - 1350 GMT. ST. LOUIS, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Loretta Mester participates in the Second Annual Women in Economics Symposium hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, in St. Louis, Mo - 2130 GMT.
FRIDAY, MARCH 1
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Raphael Bostic speaks on "A View from the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta" before the National Association for Business 35th Annual Economic Policy Conference - 1815 GMT.
MONDAY, MARCH 4
VIENNA - United Nations IAEA, board of governors meeting (to Mar. 8). TUESDAY, MARCH 5 BOSTON - Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren to speak on the current economic landscape in the United States and abroad before the National Association of Corporate Directors' New England Chapter - 1230 GMT.
LONDON - The Bank of England's Financial Policy Committee statement from its meeting - Feb. 26 2019 0930 GMT. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6 YAMANASHI, Japan - Bank of Japan Board Member Yutaka Harada to deliver a speech at a meeting with business leaders in Yamanashi - 0130 GMT.
NEW YORK CITY, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of New York President John Williams speaking at the Economic Club of New York - 1700 GMT. WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Federal Reserve issues the Beige Book of economic condition 1900 GMT. STOCKHOLM - Riksbank executive board meeting - 0800 GMT. OTTAWA - Bank of Canada key policy interest rate announcement 1500 GMT.
THURSDAY, MARCH 7
HAMILTON, Canada - Bank of Canada's deputy governor Lynn Patterson to speak at Hamilton Chamber of Commerce 1745 GMT. 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 - 1330 GMT. TUESDAY, MARCH 12 BASEL, Switzerland - Central bankers from around the globe speak at a financial conference in Basel. Top speakers include central bank chiefs from Italy, Netherlands, Sweden, Australia, Mexico and Chile. Euro zone and UK bank supervisors are also scheduled to speak (to March 13). BRUSSELS - EU Economic and Financial Affairs Council meeting. LONDON - Bank of England publishes Record of the Financial Policy Committee meeting held on Feb. 26, 2019 - 0930 GMT.
THURSDAY, MARCH 14
TOKYO - Bank of Japan holds Monetary Policy Meeting (to Mar. 15).
FRIDAY, MARCH 15
** HELSINKI - Finnish central bank chief Olli Rehn will brief the press on monetary policy and the global economy in Helsinki - 0900 GMT TOKYO - Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda speaks to reporters at the end of the central bank policy meeting - 0230 GMT. TUESDAY, MARCH 19
WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) starts its two-day meeting on interest rates (to Mar. 20). TOKYO - Bank of Japan releases minutes of Monetary Policy Meeting held on Jan. 22 and 23 2350. THURSDAY, MARCH 21
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.
MONDAY, MARCH 25
LONDON - A city lecture and lunch discussion with Patrick Harker, president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, in London. TOKYO - Bank of Japan to release summary of opinions from board members at its March 14-15 policy meeting - 2350. TUESDAY, MARCH 26
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
WELLINGTON - Reserve Bank of New Zealand announces official cash rate (OCR).
THURSDAY, MARCH 28
ZURICH - Swiss National Bank Governing board member Andrea Maechler will deliver a speech at Money Market Event, Zurich 1700 GMT.
FRIDAY, MARCH 29
STOCKHOLM - Riksbank general council meeting - 1200 GMT.
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