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Political and general news —————————————————————————————- This Diary is filed daily. ** Indicates new events —————————————————————————————- FRIDAY, JULY 7
** OHRID, Macedonia - ECB Board Member Yves Mersch will give speech at 10th jubilee conference on payments and market infrastructures - 0755 GMT. ** LONDON - Ukraine Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman, Finance Minister Oleksandr Danylyuk and Central Bank Deputy Governor Dmitry Sologub to speak at London conference - 0800 GMT. ** HAMBURG, Germany - European Council President Donald Tusk and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker hold joint news conference at start of G20 summit - 0700 GMT.
TALLINN - EU Informal meeting of ministers of justice and home affairs will be held at Tallinn (Final Day). AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France - France’s yearly business conference in Aix will gather CAC 40 executives, Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire, investors and economists, among others (to July 9). HAMBURG - G20 International Summit in Hamburg, Germany (to July 8). SATURDAY, JULY 8 AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France - Bank of England rate-setter Jon Cunliffe speaks at a panel during a seminar. PARIS - Deputy Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank Cecilia Skingsley will participate in the conference Les Rencontres Economiques, held in Aix-en-Provence. This year’s theme is “In search of new forms of prosperity”. She will participate in a debate titled “Is living on credit a threat to sovereignty?” - 1330 GMT. SUNDAY, JULY 9 AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France - ECB executive board member Benoit Coeure participates in Session 29 “The European Union and the lure of exit” at Rencontres Economiques organized by Le Cercle des Economistes in Aix-en-Provence, France - 1100 GMT MONDAY, JULY 10 DUBROVNIK, Croatia - The Croatian Central Bank and the IMF organize a conference on economic convergence of the countries in central, eastern and southeastern Europe. The event will gather some 30 finance ministers and central bankers, including those from the euro zone, as well as several top IMF officials, which will be an opportunity for doorstepping (to July 11). BUCHAREST - Romania central bank to release minutes of its July 3 rate-setting meeting - 0700 GMT. TUESDAY, JULY 11 NEW YORK - Federal Reserve Board Governor Lael Brainard speaks before the “Normalizing Central Banks’ Balance Sheets: What is the New Normal?” conference hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York - 1600 GMT. BRUSSELS - EU economic and financial affairs council meeting.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 12 ** PARIS - ECB policymaker Francois Villeroy de Galhau and Deutsche Bundesbank executive board member Andreas Dombret to speak on G20 regulator reform at a French financial sector conference - 0930 GMT.
DENVER - Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City President Esther George speaks on the economic outlook and the Federal Reserve’s balance sheet before an economic forum hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City Denver Branch - 1815 GMT. WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen delivers semi-annual monetary policy testimony before the House Financial Services Committee - 1400 GMT. OTTAWA - Bank of Canada to release the Interest Rate Announcement & Monetary Policy Report followed by a press conference – 1400 GMT. WASHINGTON - U.S. Federal Reserve’s Federal Reserve issues its Beige Book on economic condition - 1800 GMT. THURSDAY, JULY 13 VICTOR, Idaho - Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans speaks on current economic conditions and monetary policy before the Ninth Annual Rocky Mountain Economic Summit - 1530 GMT. PARIS - Franco-German summit in Paris. MONDAY, JULY 17 BRUSSELS - EU foreign affairs council meeting. TUESDAY, JULY 18 BRUSSELS - EU General Affairs Council meeting. STOCKHOLM - Swedish central bank to publish the minutes of its July policy meeting - 0730 GMT. WEDNESDAY, JULY 19 TOKYO - Bank of Japan holds Monetary Policy Meeting (July 20).
THURSDAY, JULY 20 ** FRANKFURT - ECB Governing Council meeting, followed by interest rate announcement. ** FRANKFURT - ECB President Mario Draghi holds a press conference following the Governing Council meeting and the interest rate meeting - 1230 GMT.
MONDAY, JULY 24 BRUSSELS - EU economic and financial affairs council meeting on budget. TUESDAY, JULY 25 TOKYO - Bank of Japan releases Minutes of Monetary Policy Meeting held on June 15 and 16. WASHINGTON - U.S. Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) starts its two-day meeting on interest rates - 1800 GMT. WEDNESDAY, JULY 26 TOKYO - Bank of Japan Deputy Governor Hiroshi Nakaso speaks to business leaders in Hiroshima. WASHINGTON - U.S. Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) announces its decision on interest rate - 1800 GMT. FRIDAY, JULY 28 TOKYO - Bank of Japan starts its two-day monetary policy meeting (to July 29). WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 2
** FRANKFURT - ECB Governing Council meeting. No interest rate announcements scheduled.
CINCINNATI - Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Loretta Mester to speak before the Community Bankers Association of Ohio Annual Convention - 1500 GMT. THURSDAY, AUGUST 3 LONDON - Bank of England announces rate decision and publishes the minutes of the meeting after the rate decision. THURSDAY, AUGUST 10 WELLINGTON - Reserve Bank of New Zealand issues its monetary policy statement and Official Cash Rate (OCR). WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 16 WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) will release the minutes from its July policy meeting – 1800 GMT. MONDAY, AUGUST 21 STOCKHOLM - Meeting of the executive board of the Riksbank – 1100 GMT. THURSDAY, AUGUST 24 STOCKHOLM - First Deputy Governor of the Riksbank, Kerstin af Jochnick will participate in Ratio’s lunch seminar on current issues in the Swedish economy - 1100 GMT. FRIDAY, AUGUST 25 STOCKHOLM - Meeting of the general council of the Riksbank – 1100 GMT.
THURSDAY, AUGUST 31 ** STOCKHOLM - Meeting of the executive board of the Riksbank - 0700 GMT. WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6
** STOCKHOLM - Swedish central bank holds monetary policy meeting no. 4 - 0700 GMT. ** TORONTO, Canada - Scotiabank Financials Summit (to September 7). OTTAWA - Bank of Canada to release the Interest Rate Announcement – 1300 GMT. THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 7
** FRANKFURT - ECB Governing Council meeting, followed by interest rate announcement - 1230 GMT. ** FRANKFURT - ECB President Mario Draghi holds a press conference, after the interest rate meeting. STOCKHOLM - Swedish Central Bank announces interest rate decision. Monetary Policy Report will be published - 0730 GMT. NEW YORK - Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley speaks before the Money Marketeers of New York University.
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 14 ** LONDON - Bank of England announces rate decision and publishes the minutes of the meeting, after the rate decision.
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20 ** FRANKFURT - ECB Governing Council meeting. No interest rate announcements scheduled. ** TOKYO - Bank of Japan holds monetary policy meeting (to September 21). THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21 ** STOCKHOLM - Swedish Central Bank minutes from monetary policy will be published - 0730 GMT. ** FRANKFURT - European Central Bank general council meeting. ** OSLO - Norway Central Bank announces interest rate decision and publishes monetary policy report.
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 28 ** STOCKHOLM - Meeting of the executive board of the Riksbank - 1100 GMT. ** Wellington - Reserve Bank of New Zealand announces official cash rate.
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29 ** STOCKHOLM - Meeting of the general council of the Riksbank - 0800 GMT.
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