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DEAD SEA, JORDAN - World Economic Forum on the Middle East and North Africa 2015 (to May 23). SINTRA, Portugal - European Central Bank forum on central banking (to May 23). Speakers:- ECB President Mario Draghi and board member Peter Praet, IMF Economic Counsellor Olivier Blanchard, BoE Governor Mark Carney, Central Bank of Mexico Governor Agustin Carstens, Central Bank of Ireland Governor Patrick Honohan, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Chief Economist Catherine Mann and Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda. SINTRA, Portugal - Federal Reserve Vice Chair Stanley Fischer speaks on “Past, Present and Future Challenges for the Euro Area” before the ECB Forum on Central Banking - 1730 GMT. WASHINGTON - Bank of England’s insurance regulator Victoria Saporta takes part in panel discussion at the National Association of Insurance Commissioners 2015 International Insurance Forum - 1430 GMT. HARROGATE, England - Bank of England deputy governor Andrew Bailey gives speech to Building Societies Association - 0830 GMT. KIEL, Germany - Germany’s Bundesbank Vice President Claudia Buch to speak on “Financial Stability and Macroprudential Policy” - 1600 GMT. NEW YORK - U.S. Treasury Assistant Secretary for Economic Policy Karen Dynan participates in “Panel C: Implications for monetary policy and financial stability” before the Mortgage Contract Design: Implications for Households, Monetary Policy, and Financial Stability conference hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York - 1730 GMT. STANFORD - Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams and former Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Charles Plosser participate in “Policy Panel on the Impact of Reform in Practice” before the Central Bank Governance and Oversight Reform conference hosted by the Hoover Institution at Stanford University - 2300 GMT. TORONTO - Canadian Finance Minister Joe Oliver will address the Bloomberg Economic Conference in Toronto - 1815 GMT. LONDON - Bank of England policymaker Martin Weale speaks at a seminar on “The Oil Price Slump and its Effects on Advanced Economies” at AIECE conference hosted by NIESR - 1315 GMT. TOKYO - Bank of Japan holds Monetary Policy Meeting (to May 22).
FRIDAY, MAY 22 MANCHESTER, England - Bank of England Deputy Governor Minouche Shafik gives speech at Association of Corporate Treasurers conference - 0945 GMT. LONDON - Bank of England member Martin Taylor speaks at the International Association of Credit Portfolio Managers - 0920 GMT. FRANKFURT - Germany’s Bundesbank Board member Andreas Dombret to speak on “Less systemically important - The first six months of indirect supervision” - 0900 GMT. FRANKFURT - Germany’s Bundesbank will publish its monthly report. The report comments on the economic situation in Germany in spring 2015. SINTRA, Portugal - Bank of England Governor Mark Carney takes part in panel discussion on “Current perspectives on inflation and unemployment in the euro area and advanced economies” - 1100 GMT. SINTRA, Portugal - European Central Bank President Mario Draghi speaks at the ECB Forum on Central Banking on “Inflation and Unemployment in Europe” - 0800 GMT. PROVIDENCE, United States - Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks on the U.S. economic outlook before the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce Economic Outlook Luncheon - 1700 GMT. STOCKHOLM - Sweden’s Riksbank Deputy Governor Cecilia Skingsley will hold the speech “Inflation targeting after the financial crisis”.
SINTRA, Portugal - European Central Bank board member Vitor Constancio participates in “Structural Perspectives on European Employment, Productivity, and Growth in a Global Context” panel before the ECB Forum on Central Banking - 0800 GMT. SINTRA, Portugal - Federal Reserve Vice Chair Stanley Fischer participates in “Structural Perspectives on European Employment, Productivity, and Growth in a Global Context” panel before the ECB Forum on Central Banking - 1330 GMT. SINTRA, Portugal - European Central Bank President Mario Draghi speaks at the ECB Forum on Central Banking on “Inflation and Unemployment in Europe” - 1330 GMT.
REYKJAVIK, Iceland - Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Loretta Mester speaks before the Financial Intermediation Society, 2015 Academic Conference - 1215 GMT.
ZURICH - Swiss National Bank head Thomas Jordan holds a citizen’s forum. DUBLIN - European Commissioner for Economic & Financial Affairs Pierre Moscovici speaks on ‘Consolidating Ireland’s Recovery - What Next?’ - 0930 GMT. ROME - Bank of Italy holds annual general meeting, Governor Ignazio Visco gives speech - 0830 GMT.
LONDON - U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew will participate in a moderated conversation at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) - 0945 GMT. BATON ROUGE - Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond President Jeffrey Lacker speaks on “From Country Banks to SIFIs: The 100-year Quest for Financial Stability” before an event hosted by the Louisiana State University Graduate School of Banking - 0010 GMT. DRESDEN, Germany - G7 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors meet in Dresden (to May 29). U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew to attend. SAPPORO, Japan - Bank of Japan Deputy Governor Kikuo Iwata meets business leaders in Sapporo - 0130 GMT. OTTAWA - Bank of Canada key policy interest rate announcement. BRATISLAVA - National bank of Slovakia (NBS) to hold news conference on financial stability - 1100 GMT.
SINGAPORE - Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams speaks before the Monetary Authority of Singapore Banking Supervision and Regulation joint conference - 0620 GMT. SINGAPORE - G20-OECD high-level roundtable on institutional investors and long-term investment HELENA, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Narayana Kocherlakota speaks on monetary policy before a Community Leader Lunch. VIENNA - Austrian National Bank Governor Ewald Nowotny to hold a press conference after 2015 annual meeting - 0915 GMT.
STOCKHOLM - Sweden’s Riksbank holds executive board meeting.
SYDNEY - Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) holds interest rate meeting.
LUXEMBOURG - Luxembourg Finance Minister Pierre Gramegna speaks at the Luxembourg Renminbi Forum. CHICAGO - Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans speaks before the Chicago Banking Symposium - 1815 GMT. WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve issues the Beige Book of economic condition - 1800 GMT. FRANKFURT - European Central Bank Governing Council meeting, followed by interest rate announcement and news conference - 1145 GMT.
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