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MONDAY, MARCH 4 ASTANA - Kazakhstan Central Bank to announce interest rate decision.
TUESDAY, MARCH 5
SYDNEY - Speech by RBA Governor Philip Lowe at Australian Financial Review's 2019 Business Summit, Sydney - 2210 GMT
SYDNEY - Reserve Bank of Australia holds monetary policy board meeting - 0330 GMT.
KUALA LUMPUR - Central Bank of Malaysia announces interest rate decision. WARSAW - National Bank of Poland holds monetary policy council meeting (to Mar. 6).
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6
ANKARA - Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey holds monetary policy meeting. ZAGREB - Croatia National Bank holds monetary policy meeting. THURSDAY, MARCH 7
BRISBANE, Australia - Speech by John Simon, RBA's Head of Economic Research Department, at the Economic Society of Australia (QLD) and Griffith University Symposium, Southbank - 0050 GMT. BELGRADE - National Bank of Serbia to unveil interest rate decision.
TUESDAY, MARCH 12
SYDNEY - Speech by Guy Debelle, RBA deputy governor, at a public forum hosted by the Centre for Policy Development 0630 GMT. BUDAPEST - The National Bank of Hungary to hold a non-rate setting meeting - 1300 GMT. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13 BUDAPEST - Hungarian Central Bank to publish the minutes of its February 2019 rate-setting meeting - 1300 GMT.
ANKARA - Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey publishes summary of its monetary policy committee meeting. TBILISI - National Bank of Georgia holds monetary policy committee meeting. THURSDAY, MARCH 14
SUVA - Reserve Bank of Fiji holds board meets to announce interest rates. KIEV - National Bank of Ukraine holds monetary policy meeting. CHISINAU - National Bank of Moldova announces interest rate decision.
MONDAY, MARCH 18
SYDNEY - Speech by Christopher Kent, RBA assistant governor (financial markets) KangaNews DCM Summit, Sydney - 2200 GMT. TUESDAY, MARCH 19
PERTH - Speech by Michele Bullock, RBA assistant governor (financial system) Urban Development Institute of Australia WA, Perth - 2100 GMT.
SYDNEY - Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) releases the minutes of March monetary policy meeting 0030 GMT. RABAT - Bank of Morocco holds monetary policy meeting. BRASILIA - Central Bank of Brazil holds monetary policy committee meeting (to Mar. 20). WARSAW - National Bank of Poland holds monetary policy council meeting (no interest rate announcement). WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20
REYKJAVIK - Bank of Iceland releases monetary policy statements. JAKARTA - Indonesia Central Bank holds board of governors meeting (to Mar. 21). ACCRA - Central Bank of Ghana holds monetary policy committee meeting. BANGKOK - Bank of Thailand monetary policy committee meeting. THURSDAY, MARCH 21
MANILA - Philippines Central Bank holds monetary policy meeting. FRIDAY, MARCH 22
MOSCOW - Central Bank of Russia holds board of directors' monetary policy meeting followed by press conference. MONDAY, MARCH 25 SYDNEY - Speech by Luci Ellis, RBA assistant governor (economic) HIA March Industry Outlook Breakfast, Sydney - 2030 GMT.
KIEV - National Bank of Ukraine publishes summary of the discussion on policy rates at the monetary policy committee. ABUJA - Central Bank of Nigeria holds monetary policy meeting (to Mar. 26). BISHKEK - National Bank of the Kyrgystan holds board meetings on monetary policy rate. ACCRA - Central Bank of Ghana announces interest rate decision.
TUESDAY, MARCH 26
SYDNEY - Panel Participation by Christopher Kent, Assistant Governor (Financial Markets) FX Week Australia, Sydney - 2300 GMT.
BUDAPEST - Hungarian Central Bank to hold its rate-setting meeting. BRATISLAVA - ECB Governing Council member Jozef Makuch holds news conference - 1200 GMT. CAPE TOWN - South Africa Reserve Bank starts its three-day monetary policy committee meeting (to Mar. 28). WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27
KINGSTON - Bank of Jamaica holds interest rate announcement.
THURSDAY, MARCH 28 MEXICO CITY - Central Bank of Mexico to publish Monetary policy statement.
CAIRO - Central Bank of Egypt holds monetary policy committee meeting. PRAGUE - Czech National Bank holds monetary policy meeting. Statement and presentation will be published. FRIDAY, MARCH 29
BOGOTA - Bank of Colombia holds board of directors' meeting. SANTIAGO - Central Bank of Chile holds monetary policy meeting.
TUESDAY, APRIL 2 SYDNEY - Reserve Bank of Australia holds monetary policy board meeting - 0330 GMT.
FRIDAY, APRIL 5
CHIANG RAI, THAILAND - The 23rd ASEAN finance ministers' meeting (AFMM), and the 5th ASEAN finance ministers and central bank governors' meeting (AFMGM)
THURSDAY, APRIL 11
** BUDAPEST - Business conference on savings and pensions, with speakers including Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Hungary Laszlo Windisch.
TUESDAY, APRIL 16 SYDNEY - Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) releases the minutes of April monetary policy meeting 0030 GMT.
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