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** WASHINGTON - World Bank President Jim Yong Kim participates in a discussion in Washington - 1830 GMT.
ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON, New York - Esther George, president of Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, speaks before the Levy Economics Institute of Bard College 26th Annual Minsky Conference, in Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y – 1300 GMT.
TORONTO, Canada - Bank of Canada Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn Wilkins will give a speech at the Toronto Region Board of Trade - 1630 GMT.
SYDNEY - Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) will release the minutes of April Monetary Policy Meeting - 0130 GMT. KAMPALA - Bank of Uganda announces interest rate decision. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 19
** NEW YORK - Japan Finance Minister Taro Aso to speak at a Columbia University event – 2230 GMT.
** NEW YORK - European Central Bank board member Benoit Coeure at C. Peter McColough Roundtable Series on International Economics in New York – 1200 GMT.
** NEW YORK - European Central Bank board member Peter Praet will give a speech at the "Levy Economics Institute's 26th annual Hyman P. Minsky conference" in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York – 1400 GMT. WASHINGTON - Bank of Canada Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn Wilkins will participate on a roundtable discussion at the International Monetary Fund - 1700 GMT.
ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON, United States - Speech by Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren - 1630 GMT.
WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve issues its Beige Book of economic condition - 1800 GMT.
WARSAW - National Bank of Poland monetary policy council meeting (No interest rate announcement expected). JAKARTA - Indonesia Central Bank board of Governors meeting (to April 20).
** WASHINGTON - German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schauble speaks at Carnegie Endowment for International Peace – 1500 GMT.
WASHINGTON - National Bank of Ukraine Governor Valeria Gontareva speaks before the Atlantic Council event - 1900 GMT.
WASHINGTON - Mexico central bank chief Agustin Carstens speaks on a Brookings Institute webcast from the National Press Center – 1300 GMT.
FRIDAY, APRIL 21 ** WASHINGTON - IMF's Asia and Pacific Department holds a press briefing in Washington – 1200 GMT. ** WASHINGTON - European Central Bank President Mario Draghi and Board member Benoit Coeure will participate in the 2017 Spring Meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund in Washington, D.C. (to April 22) – 1100 GMT.
SAINT PAUL, Minnesota - Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank President Neel Kashkari participates in a question-and-answer session as part of the Hamline University Community Economic Development Symposium - 1330 GMT.
WASHINGTON - Swedish National Bank Governor Stefan Nils Magnus Ingves and Riksbank Deputy Governor Per Jansson will participate in the spring meeting of the IMF and World Bank (to April 23).
WASHINGTON - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank hold their annual spring meetings in Washington D.C. (to April 23). WEDNESDAY, APRIL 26 FRANKFURT - "Frankfurt Finance Summit 2017" conference. ANKARA - Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey monetary policy meeting. TBILISI - National Bank of Georgia monetary policy committee meeting. THURSDAY, APRIL 27 WARSAW - The second Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum (OMFIF) Economists Meeting at National Bank of Poland.
FRANKFURT - European Central Bank news conference following the Government Council interest rate decision - 0630 GMT. SYDNEY - Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Philip Lowe gives a speech at the Renminbi Global Cities Dialogue Dinner. WARSAW - The second OMFIF Economists Meeting at the National Bank of Poland. CHISINAU - National Bank of Moldova interest rate decision. SUVA - Reserve Bank of Fiji board meeting to announce interest rates. FRIDAY, APRIL 28
WASHINGTON - Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank President Patrick Harker speaks in Washington D.C 1830 GMT. BERN - Swiss National Bank general meeting of shareholders. - 0800 GMT.
MOSCOW - Central Bank of Russia interest rate decision - 1030 GMT. ANKARA - Turkish central bank to release the minutes of its April monetary policy committee meeting. SATURDAY, APRIL 29
LONDON - Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum (OMFIF) holds a City Lecture with Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Steven Kaplan on monetary policy, commodity prices and the outlook for the US economy.
SYDNEY - Reserve Bank of Australia board meeting to announce monetary policy decision - 0430 GMT.
LONDON - Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum (OMFIF) holds discussion with Central Bank of Malta Governor Josef Bonnici on divergent monetary policies, the impact of negative interest rates, the future of the capital markets union and the role of central banks in boosting economic growth. THURSDAY, MAY 4
SYDNEY - Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Philip Lowe will give a speech at the Economic Society (QLD) Business Lunch - 0310 GMT. MEXICO CITY - Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz will give a speech at CanCham México and Club de industriales, Mexico City - 2025 GMT. MEXICO - Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz will speak at CanCham Mexico and Club de industriales, Mexico City – 2025 GMT.
LAUSSANE, Switzerland - European Central Bank President Mario Draghi speaks at an award ceremony – 1630 GMT.
LONDON - Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum (OMFIF) holds a City Lecture with Chairperson of the European Banking Authority Andrea Enria.
TOKYO - Asean Finance and Central Bank Deputies Meeting (to May 5). TOKYO - Asean Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors' Joint Meeting (to May 5). FRIDAY, MAY 5
FLORENCE, Italy - President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker, Italian politician and President of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani and European Council President Donald Tusk will speak at a Florence event.
LONDON - Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum (OMFIF) holds a City Lecture with Managing Director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore Ravi Menon about divergent monetary policies and the restructuring of China economy.
TOKYO – Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda and Philippines Central Bank Governor Amando Tetangco speak at a roundtable hosted by Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Bank of Japan (BOJ) – 0700 GMT.
MONDAY, MAY 08 CHICAGO, Illinois - Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Loretta Mester speaks before an event, "From Main Street to Wall Street: Economic Growth, Monetary Policy and the Federal Reserve", hosted by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs in Chicago – 1245 GMT.
ITALY - G7 finance ministers meet in southern Italy (to May 13). ZURICH – Swiss National Bank Chairman Thomas Jordan and Finance Minister Ueli Maurer speak at Private banking event in Zurich – 0730 GMT.
WELLINGTON - Reserve Bank of New Zealand announces Monetary Policy Statement and Official Cash Rate (OCR).
FRIDAY, MAY 12 ** TOKYO - Bank of Japan board member Yutaka Harada speaks at Hitotsubashi University seminar – 0415 GMT. SATURDAY, MAY 13
LONDON - A roundtable briefing with President of the Generalitat of Catalonia Carles Puigdemont on the political, economic and investment issues facing Catalonia.
SYDNEY - Reserve Bank of Australia will release the minutes of its May monetary policy meeting - 0130 GMT.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 17 LONDON - Bank of England Chief Economist John Haldane speaks at Finance Foundation's annual lecture – 1800 GMT.
THURSDAY, MAY 18 MINNEAPOLIS - Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Loretta Mester speaks before the Economic Club of Minnesota - 1700 GMT. NINH BINH, Vietnam - Senior Finance Officials' Meeting (SFOM) (to May 19).
TUESDAY, MAY 23 BEIJING - James Bullard, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis and 12th chief executive of the Eighth District Federal Reserve Bank, delivers the inaugural Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum (OMFIF) City Lecture in Beijing.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 24 BEIJING - Inaugural Renminbi Liaison Network (RLN) meeting in Beijing.
OTTAWA - Bank of Canada key policy interest rate announcement - 1400 GMT. THURSDAY, MAY 25 TORONTO - Bank of Canada Deputy Governor Sylvain Leduc will speak at Payments Canada, Toronto – 2120 GMT.
WELLINGTON - Reserve Bank of New Zealand holds Financial Stability Report media conference.
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