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Major central bank events ** This Diary is filed daily ** ——————————————————————————————- THURSDAY, MAY 12 ALBUQUERQUE, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City President Esther George speaks on the U.S. economy before the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City Business and Community Leaders luncheon - 1815 GMT. CLEVELAND, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland releases the text of President Loretta Mester’s “Inflation Dynamics” speech delivered at the 47th Konstanz seminar on Monetary Theory and Monetary Policy in Insel Reichenau, Germany - 1500 GMT. CONCORD, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren speaks before a luncheon hosted by the Greater Concord Chamber - 1545 GMT. EDINBURGH, England - Bank of England’s Chief Economist Andy Haldane speaks at the Scottish Business Friends Dinner in aid of BBC Children in Need - 1845 GMT. TOKYO - Bank of Japan Deputy Governor Hiroshi Nakaso gives opening remarks at a BoJ-hosted seminar on Japan’s retail settlement system - 0500 GMT. FRANKFURT - German finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble speaks in Frankfurt - 1330 GMT. MADRID - European Central Bank Vice President Vitor Constancio gives a lecture on “Challenges for the European Banking Industry” at an event organized by the Universidad de Navarra - 1640 GMT. STOCKHOLM - Swedish parliament holds a hearing with Riksbank chief, Stefan Ingves, on the King Goodfriend report/Riksbank mandate - 0700 GMT. LONDON - Bank of England interest rate decision and inflation report - 1100 GMT. OSLO - Norway central bank interest rate decision - 0800 GMT. WELLINGTON - New Zealand Finance Minister Bill English delivers a pre-budget speech for the Wellington Chamber of Commerce - 0040 GMT. FRIDAY, MAY 13 SACRAMENTO, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams speaks before the Sacramento Economic Forum - 2225 GMT. SACRAMENTO, United States - California Governor Jerry Brown releases revised budget - 1700 GMT. LIVERPOOL, England - Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee member Martin Weale will be a guest speaker at the University of Liverpool - 1230 GMT. TOKYO - Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda to speak at an event hosted by Jiji news agency - 0330 GMT. MADRID - Bank of Spain Governor Luis Maria Linde will be present at the German Bernacer Award ceremony - 1100 GMT. MADRID - European Central Bank Vice President Vitor Constancio speaks on the occasion of the awarding of the German Bernacer Award ceremony organised by Bank of Spain - 1200 GMT. MONDAY, MAY 16 MINNEAPOLIS, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari hosts a townhall meeting on “Ending Too Big To Fail” - 2300 GMT. MINNEAPOLIS - Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke participates in “Panel 2: Enhancements/Alternatives to DFA Resolution” before the second symposium on “Ending Too Big To Fail”, hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis OTTAWA - Bank of Canada to release its biannual publication featuring articles related to the economy and central bank - 1430 GMT.
TUESDAY, MAY 17 WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams and Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Dennis Lockhart participate in a Politico panel - 1625 GMT. MIDLAND, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participates in a moderated Q&A before a community forum hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas - 1715 GMT. SYDNEY - Reserve Bank of Australia to publish the minutes of its May policy meeting - 0130 GMT. BRUSSELS - European Central Bank Chief Economist Peter Praet speaks at a panel “Towards a cumulative impact assessment - Have the reforms been coherent, efficient and effective in reaching our policy objectives?” during a Public Hearing on the Call for Evidence organized by the European Commission in Brussels - 0745 GMT. LISBON - European Central Bank supervisor chief Daniele Nouy at “The Present and the Future of the Banking Sector,” organized by Portuguese Banking Association and TVI in Lisbon - 1545 GMT.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 18 WASHINGTON - Federal Open Market Committee to publish the minutes of April policy meeting - 1800 GMT. FRANKFURT - European Central Bank Governing Council meeting. No interest rate announcements scheduled.
THURSDAY, MAY 19 PORTOROZ - Bank of Slovenia - International Monetary Fund (IMF) High Level Seminar on Rethinking Monetary - Fiscal Policy Coordination (to May 20). Speakers: Bank of Slovenia Governor Bostjan Jazbec, National Bank of Belgium Governor Jan Smets, Bank of Latvia Governor Ilmars Rimsevics, IMF Deputy Director of Research Department Giovanni Dell Ariccia and Danmarks Nationalbank Governor Lars Rohde
DUBLIN - Central Bank of Ireland Governor Philip Lane speaks at the capital markets conference - 1200 GMT.
FRIDAY, MAY 20 SENDAI, Japan - Finance ministers and central bank chiefs from the Group of Seven industrial powers meet in the northeast city of Sendai (to May 21).
MONDAY, MAY 23 BEIJING, China - Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard gives Bejing City Lecture on the U.S. economy and monetary policy before the Official Monetary and Financial Institution Forum - 0930 GMT. PHILADELPHIA - Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Patrick Harker speaks on the the economic outlook at event, “An Evening with Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Patrick Harker” - 2230 GMT. TUESDAY, MAY 24 BRUSSELS - Eurogroup meeting. ——————————————————————————————— For enquiries to customer help desks: click PHONE/HELP for telephone numbers. For any questions or comments on the diary, please e-mail: email@example.com NOTE: The inclusion of items in this diary does not necessarily mean that Reuters will file a story based on the event.