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SATURDAY, MAY 21 SENDAI, Japan - Japan Finance Minister Taro Aso and Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda holds a news conference as chair of G7 finance leaders’ gathering - 0545 GMT.
MONDAY, MAY 23 NEW YORK - Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams gives presentation on evolving challenges and approaches to monetary policy and their implications for fiscal policies targeted at enhancing long-run growth, before the Council on Foreign Relations - 1200 GMT. BEIJING, China - Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard gives Beijing 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 economic outlook at event, “An Evening with Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Patrick Harker” - 2230 GMT. TOKYO - Bank of Japan Deputy Governor Hiroshi Nakaso and Bank of Italy Director General Salvatore Rossi speak at Keio University-hosted event - 0130 GMT. PARIS - Federal Deposit Insurance Corp Vice Chairman Tom Hoenig speaks before the National Association for Business Economics (NABE)-Organization for International Cooperation and Development (OECD) International Symposium - 1335 GMT. STOCKHOLM - Sweden’s Riksbank Deputy Governor Cecilia Skingsley will hold an opening address on the economic situation and monetary policy at Fonddagen 2016. TUESDAY, MAY 24 MADRID - 2016 IIF Spring Membership Meeting (to May 25). Speakers: European Central Bank Chief Economist Peter Praet, banking supervision chief Daniele Nouy, Single Resolution Board chief Elke Konig and Governing Council members Francois Villeroy de Galhau, Luis Maria Linde and Klaas Knot. LONDON - Bank of England’s Governor Mark Carney likely to appear before UK parliament’s Treasury Committee to discuss May Inflation Report - 0900 GMT. BRUSSELS - Eurogroup meeting. BRUSSELS - EU antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager to meet Luxembourg Finance Minister Pierre Gramegna SYDNEY - Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Glenn Stevens addresses a Trans-Tasman Business Circle boardroom briefing - 0305 GMT. MADRID - Bank of Spain Governor Luis Maria Linde will deliver the opening speech of the Joint Seminar on Islamic Finance: “The Real Economy and the Financial Sector”, organized by the Islamic Financial Services Board and the IE Business School - 0730 GMT. STOCKHOLM - Sweden’s Riksbank Governor Stefan Ingves will participate in Dagens Industri’s annual banking conference and discuss the Riksbank’s view of the current economic situation and monetary policy challenges.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 25 HOUSTON, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participates in a moderated question-and-answer session before the Greater Houston Partnership Thought Leader Series - 1700 GMT. BISMARCK - Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari participates in conversation on the relationship between the energy sector and monetary policy before the Williston Basin Petroleum Conference - 1540 GMT. BRUSSELS - Meeting of EU finance ministers. OTTAWA - Bank of Canada policy interest rate announcement - 1400 GMT.
THURSDAY, MAY 26 SINGAPORE - Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard gives Singapore City Lecture on the U.S. economy and monetary policy before the Official Monetary and Financial Institution Forum, in Singapore - 0915 GMT. WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve Board Governor Jerome Powell speaks on “Recent Economic Developments, the Productive Potential of the Economy, and Monetary Policy” before the Peterson Institute - 1615 GMT.
FRIDAY, MAY 27 CAMBRIDGE, United States - Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen participates in a conversation with professor Gregory Mankiw, and afterward receives the Radcliffe Medal, at event hosted by the Harvard University Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study - 1715 GMT.
MONDAY, MAY 30 SEOUL, South Korea - Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard speaks before the Bank of Korea International Conference 2016 - 0020 GMT.
TUESDAY, MAY 31 ROME - The Bank of Italy releases its annual report, with governor Ignazio Visco set to give a speech - 0830 GMT.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1 WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve issues the Beige Book of economic condition - 1800 GMT. BRUSSELS - The European Business Summit (to June 2). Speakers: Eurogroup President Jeroen Dijsselbloem and International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde. -------------------------------------------------------------- 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.