April 20 (Reuters) -
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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 20 STOCKHOLM - Swedish central bank holds monetary policy meeting (to April 21). OSLO - Norges Bank Governor Oystein Olsen speaks at the Norwegian Polytechnic Society - 0530 GMT. OTTAWA - Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz and Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn Wilkins will appear before the Senate Standing Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce - 2015 GMT. FRANKFURT - European Central Bank President Mario Draghi speaks at the ECB Generation Euro competition. AMSTERDAM - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development Global Symposium on Financial Resilience throughout Life (to April 21). Speakers:- OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurria, Netherlands central bank President Klaas Knot and Finance Minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem. THURSDAY, APRIL 21 PRAGUE - Joint European Central Bank and Czech National Bank conference on “Productivity and external rebalancing” (to April 22). Speakers: Czech National Bank Governor Miroslav Singer, European Central Bank editorial board member Filippo di Mauro and Bank of Portugal economist Joao Amador. STOCKHOLM - Swedish central bank announces interest rate decision. Monetary policy report will be published - 0730 GMT.
FRIDAY, APRIL 22 AMSTERDAM - Eurogroup meeting. STOCKHOLM - Sweden Riksbank Deputy Governor Cecilia Skingsley to give a speech on the Swedish economy and the current repo rate decision - 1145 GMT.
MONDAY, APRIL 25 FRANKFURT - Joint conference of the European Commission and European Central Bank on “Completing European financial integration: What next?” Speakers: European Commission’s Jonathan Hill, ECB members Vitor Constancio and Benoit Coeure.
TUESDAY, APRIL 26 NEW YORK - Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz will gives a speech to the Investment Industry Association of Canada and Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association - 1240 GMT. NEW YORK - Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz holds a press conference - 1350 GMT. WASHINGTON - U.S. Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee two-day meeting on interest rates (to April 27). FRANKFURT - European Central Bank Macroprudential Policy and Research conference with European Central Bank Vice President Vitor Constancio and Finnish central bank chief Erkii Liikanen - 2200 GMT.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27 TALLINN - Estonian central bank to release its financial stability report. Governor Ardo Hansson to hold press conference - 0800 GMT. WASHINGTON - U.S. Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee announces decision on interest rate, followed by statement - 1800 GMT. VANCOUVER - Canadian Finance Minister Bill Morneau speaks to the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade. Morneau will provide an overview of the Canadian government’s plan to strengthen the middle class and invest in the economy - 1900 GMT. TOKYO - Bank of Japan monetary policy meeting (to April 28). WELLINGTON - Reserve Bank of New Zealand announces official cash rate - 2100 GMT. TOKYO - Bank of Japan interest rate decision - 2200 GMT. THURSDAY, APRIL 28 LONDON - Bank of England former Deputy Governor Charlie Bean speaks at Office for National Statistics Economic Forum - 0830 GMT. MADRID - Bank of Spain Governor Luis Linde will participate in the conference in tribute to Federico Prades, “Challenges for the Spanish Economy” - 1100 GMT. FRIDAY, APRIL 29 LONDON - Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan speaks on “Prospects for the American Economy” before the OFMIM City Lecture event - 1030 GMT. STOCKHOLM - Meeting of the General Council of the Riksbank. --------------------------------------------------------------- For enquiries to customer help desks: click PHONE/HELP for telephone numbers. For any questions or comments on the diary, please e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org NOTE: The inclusion of items in this diary does not necessarily mean that Reuters will file a story based on the event.