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THURSDAY, MAY 14 WASHINGTON - European Central Bank President Mario Draghi will give the Michel Camdessus Central Banking Lecture at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) - 1400 GMT. IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde to deliver welcome remarks. WASHINGTON - Bank of England’s (BoE) Financial Markets Infrastructure Supervision Director David Bailey to attend the Commodity Futures Trading Commission Global Markets Advisory committee meeting. LONDON - Bank of England member Don Kohn speaks to the Society of Business Economists - 1700 GMT. OTTAWA - Bank of Canada publishes its semi-annual review, with articles on Inflation Dynamics in the Post-Crisis Period, The Slowdown in Global Trade, Improving the Foundation of Canada’s Payment System, The “Bank” at the Bank of Canada, and The Use of Cash in Canada - 1430 GMT. TBILISI - European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) annual meeting and business forum 2015 (to May 15). VANCOUVER, Canada - Bank of Canada Deputy Governor Lynn Patterson will address CFA Society Vancouver - 1930 GMT. ATHENS - Economist organizes a roundtable with the Greek government at Intercontinental Hotel. Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis, Deputy Finance Minister Dimitris Mardas, Economy Minister George Stathakis, Chief Executive of the European Financial Stability Facility (EFSF) and Deputy Director at the European Department at International Monetary Fund Pul Thomsen are among keynote speakers (to May 15).
FRIDAY, MAY 15 CAMBRIDGE - Bank of England Deputy Governor for Prudential Regulation and Chief Executive of the Prudential Regulation Authority Andrew Bailey to deliver lecture at Hughes Hall, University of Cambridge. TOKYO - Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda speaks at the Yomiuri International Economic Society - 0340 GMT.
SYDNEY - Reserve Bank of Australia Deputy Governor Philip Lowe speaks at the Corporate Finance Forum - 2330 GMT.
STOCKHOLM - Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans speaks on current economic conditions and monetary policy before the Swedbank Global Outlook Seminar - 0600 GMT. STOCKHOLM - Sweden’s Riksbank Governor Stefan Ingves and European Central Bank executive board member Yves Mersch take part in the Swedbank Global Outlook Seminar.
TUESDAY, MAY 19 WASHINGTON - Financial Stability Oversight Council meets in an open session to discuss the Council’s 2015 annual report and a discussion of charters for the Council’s committees. PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND, Canada - Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz will address the Greater Charlottetown Area Chamber of Commerce in Prince Edward Island, followed by a news conference. SYDNEY - Reserve Bank of Australia will publish the minutes of May policy meeting - 0130 GMT. VIENNA - Wiener Boerse Prize evening. Austrian Finance Minister Hans Joerg Schelling delivers keynote address, ECB Governing Council member Ewald Nowotny takes part in panel discussion - 1600 GMT. GENEVA - Swiss National Bank director Jean-Pierre Danthine speaks in Geneva on “Swiss monetary policy facts and fictions” - 1600 GMT. SYDNEY - Reserve Bank of Australia Deputy Governor Philip Lowe speaks at The Future of International Governance and the G20 conference, hosted by the G20 Studies Centre at the Lowy Institute for International Policy - 2315 GMT. MUNICH, Germany - Economic Growth, Monetary Policy, and Structural Reform: Challenges ahead for the United States and Europe (to May 20). Speakers:- Bank of Italy Governor Ignazio Visco and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans
WASHINGTON - Federal Open Market Committee will publish the minutes of April policy meeting - 1800 GMT. MUNICH - Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans speaks on current economic conditions and monetary policy before the National Association for Business Economics International Symposium: “Economic Growth, Monetary Policy, and Structural Reform: Challenge Ahead for the United States and Europe” - 0700 GMT. NEW YORK - Federal Reserve Bank of New York hosts “Mortgage Contract Design: Implications for Households, Monetary Policy, and Financial Stability” conference (to May 21) LONDON - Bank of England will publish the minutes of May policy meeting - 0830 GMT. MELBOURNE - Reserve Bank of Australia Assistant Governor for Financial System, Malcolm Edey speaks at the 20th Annual Cards & Payments conference 2015 in Melbourne - 2250 GMT. FRANKFURT - ECB Governing Council meeting. No interest rate announcements scheduled. STOCKHOLM - Sweden’s Riksbank holds executive board meeting.
SINTRA, Portugal - ECB Forum on Central Banking (to May 23). Speakers:- European Central Bank President Mario Draghi, European Central Bank board member Peter Praet, International Monetary Fund Economic Counsellor Olivier Blanchard, Bank of England 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. 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. LONDON - Bank of England Deputy Governor Jon Cunliffe speaks in London. 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.
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.
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). SAPPORO, Japan - Bank of Japan Deputy Governor Kikuo Iwata meets business leaders in Sapporo - 0130 GMT.
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