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TUESDAY, APRIL 23 WASHINGTON D.C - Federal Reserve Board holds open meeting to discuss a proposal to simplify and increase the transparency of the Board's rules for determining control of a banking organization, in Washington. - 1730 GMT.
PHILADELPHIA, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia issues Non-manufacturing Business Outlook Survey for April - 1230 GMT.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24
LONDON - British Finance Minister Philip Hammond speaks to lawmakers on parliament's Treasury Committee about the Spring Statement budget update he announced in March - 1315 GMT. TOKYO - Bank of Japan holds monetary policy meeting (to April 25).
OTTAWA Bank of Canada to announce its key policy interest rate and Monetary Policy Report - 1400 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 content of the Monetary Policy Report - 1515 GMT. STOCKHOLM Riksbank to hold monetary policy meeting 2 0700 GMT.
THURSDAY, APRIL 25
OSLO - Norges Bank Governor Oystein Olsen and CEO Yngve Slyngstad give introductory statements before the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs of the Storting 0600GMT.
NEW YORK - ECB Vice President Luis de Guindos speaks in New York - 1230 GMT. TOKYO - Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda to speak to reporters at the end of the central bank policy meeting - 0230 GMT. STOCKHOLM Swedish Central Bank to announce interest rate decision and will publish Monetary Policy Report - 0730 GMT. FRIDAY, APRIL 26
HELSINKI - ECB's Olli Rehn will speak about the economic outlook for Finland and Europe as well as central bank monetary policy at the Bank of Finland's seminar - 0800 GMT.
BERNE Speeches by Jean Studer, President of the Swiss National Bank, and Thomas Jordan, chairman of the central bank, at the SNB's general meeting of shareholders, Berne 0800 GMT.
MONDAY, APRIL 29 LONDON - A City Lecture with Luis de Guindos, Vice-President, European Central Bank (ECB) in LONDON.
TUESDAY, APRIL 30 WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) to commence its two-day meeting on interest rates (to May. 1).
WEDNESDAY, MAY 1 LONDON - The chairman of the Bank of England oversight body, Bradley Fried, speaks to the Treasury Committee in parliament - 1315 GMT. WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Federal Reserve chairperson holds a news conference - 1830 GMT. WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) announces its decision on interest rates followed by a statement - 1800 GMT. THURSDAY, MAY 2 STOCKHOLM Governor of the Swedish National Bank Stefan Ingves, First Deputy Governor Kerstin af Jochnick, and Deputy Governors Martin Flodén, Per Jansson, Henry Ohlsson and Cecilia Skingsley will participate in the Riksbank Committee on finance will hold an open hearing on the Riksbank's Account of Monetary Policy 2018. OSLO Norges Bank Deputy Governor Jon Nicolaisen gives a speech at a seminar in Nordea.
LONDON - Bank of England to release inflation report - 1100 GMT. LONDON - Bank of England announces rate decision and publishes the minutes of the meeting, after the rate decision - 1100 GMT.
FRIDAY, MAY 3
STOCKHOLM - Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans speaks on current economic conditions and monetary policy before the NABE International Symposium: "Global Economies at the Crossroads: Growing Together While Growing Apart?" - 1415 GMT.
STANFORD, Calif. - (INVITED) Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Richard Clarida speaks on "Models, Markets and Monetary Policy" before the "Strategies for Monetary Policy: a Policy Conference" hosted by the Hoover Institution - 1530 GMT STANFORD, Calif. - Federal Reserve Bank of New York President John Williams speaks on "Tying Down the Anchor: Monetary Policy Rules and the Lower Bound on Interest Rates" before the "Strategies for Monetary Policy: a Policy Conference" hosted by the Hoover Institution - 1745 GMT STANFORD, Calif. - Federal Reserve Board Governor Michelle Bowman chairs the "Milton Friedman and the Long History of Monetary Policy Rules" luncheon discussion before the "Strategies for Monetary Policy: a Policy Conference" hosted by the Hoover Institution - 1900 GMT STANFORD, Calif. - Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President Mary Daly, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan and Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Loretta Mester participate in "Monetary Strategies in Practice" policy panel before the "Strategies for Monetary Policy: a Policy Conference" hosted by the Hoover Institution - 2345 GMT.
MONDAY, MAY 6
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. - Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Patrick Harker speaks on the economic outlook before the 37th Annual Monetary and Trade Conference hosted by the Drexel University LeBow College of Business - 1330 GMT.
TUESDAY, MAY 7
STOCKHOLM Governor of the Swedish National Bank Stefan Ingves will hold a speech at the Swedish Economics Association in Stockholm 1015 GMT. STOCKHOLM - Swedish Central Bank minutes from the monetary policy meeting will be published - 0730 GMT. TOKYO - Bank of Japan releases minutes of monetary policy meeting held on March 14 and 15 2350 GMT. WEDNESDAY, MAY 8
STOCKHOLM First Deputy Governor of Swedish National Bank Kerstin af Jochnick will discuss the economic situation and current monetary policy at SvD Investor Summit - 1240 GMT. STOCKHOLM - Riksbank executive board meeting - 0700 GMT. WELLINGTON - Reserve Bank of New Zealand announces official cash rate (OCR) and monetary policy statement media conference. THURSDAY, MAY 9
TOKYO - Bank of Japan to release summary of opinions from board members at its April 24-25 policy meeting - 2350 GMT.
OSLO - Norges Bank Governor Oystein Olsen and CEO Yngve Slyngstad give introductory statements before the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs of the Storting 0630 GMT.
STOCKHOLM The Riksbank is arranging a seminar on challenges on the housing market "Open forum: A housing market in balance what measures are needed?". First Deputy Governor of Swedish National Bank Kerstin af Jochnick will participate in the panel - 0600 GMT. WASHINGTON D.C. - Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell gives opening remarks before the "Renewing the Promise of the Middle Class" Federal Reserve System Community Development Research Conference - 1230 GMT. WASHINGTON D.C. - Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans speaks at luncheon before the "Renewing the Promise of the Middle Class" Federal Reserve System Community Development Research Conference - 1630 GMT. OSLO - Norway Central Bank announces interest rate decision - 0800 GMT. FRIDAY, MAY 10 OSLO Norges Bank Deputy Governor Jon Nicolaisen gives a speech to the regional network, region South-West, Stord Hotell 0640 GMT.
WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve Board Governor Lael Brainard gives opening remarks before the "Renewing the Promise of the Middle Class" Federal Reserve System Community Development Research Conference - 1230 GMT. STOCKHOLM - Riksbank meeting of the General Council - 1100 GMT.
SUNDAY, MAY 12 SYRACUSE, N.Y. - Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President Mary Daly delivers commencement address and receives honorary degree at Syracuse University. MONDAY, MAY 13
BOSTON - Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren gives welcome remarks before the "FedListens - New England Perspectives on Fed Policymaking" conference -1305 GMT. BOSTON - Federal Reserve Board Governor Richard Clarida speaks gives opening remarks before the "FedListens - New England Perspectives on Fed Policymaking" conference - 1310 GMT. BOSTON - Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren and Federal Reserve Board Governor Richard Clarida give closing remarks before the "FedListens - New England Perspectives on Fed Policymaking" conference - 1655 GMT.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 15
* SWEDEN - International Capital Market Association holds its annual meeting. Participants include Riksbank Governor Stefan Ingves, Deputy Director-General for Financial Stability at European Commission John Berrigan, Alexander Stubb, vice chairman of the European Investment Bank, Olaf Sleijpen, director of the supervision policy division at Dutch central bank (to May 17).
THURSDAY, MAY 16
PHOENIX, Ariz. - The Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing (SABEW) holds 56th Annual Spring Conference. Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participates (to May 18)
OTTAWA - Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz and Deputy Governor Carolyn Wilkins will take media question after the release of the central bank's review of the Canadian financial system - 1500 GMT.
MONDAY, MAY 20 STOCKHOLM - Riksbank executive board meeting - 0700 GMT.
TUESDAY, MAY 21
** FRANKFURT - ECB bank supervisor Pentti Hakkarainen speaks at a conference in Frankfurt - 0815 GMT.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 22 WASHINGTON, D.C. - Federal Open Market Committee will release the minutes from its April 30-May 1 policy meeting - 1800 GMT. STOCKHOLM - Swedish Central Bank to publish financial stability report 2019:1 - 0730 GMT.
THURSDAY, MAY 23
DUBLIN - Irish Central Bank Governor Philip Lane to speak at launch of new Trinity College Dublin business school - 1130 GMT.
TUESDAY, MAY 28
TOKYO - Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso gives a keynote speech at a Tokyo conference titled "U.S.-Japan Relations in a New Era: Trade, Governance, and the Global Economy" ahead of G20 meetings in June - 0400 GMT.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 29
ROME - Bank of Italy Governor Ignazio Visco presents his "Final Considerations" in occasion of the presentation of 2018 annual report.
WELLINGTON - Reserve Bank of New Zealand holds Financial Stability Report media conference. OTTAWA - Bank of Canada key policy interest rate announcement - 1400 GMT.
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