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TUESDAY, JANUARY 17 ** DAVOS, Switzerland - EBRD (European Bank for Reconstruction and Development) President Sir Suma Chakrabarti joins the discussion on globalisation and populism - 1015 GMT.
WASHINGTON, United States - Federal Reserve Board Governor Lael Brainard speaks on monetary and fiscal policy before the Brookings Institution - 1500 GMT.
WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen will host a webcast townhall meeting with educators from across the country and participate via webcast from Federal Reserve Bank offices throughout the country. Yellen will speak briefly about the mission and responsibilities of the Federal Reserve System - 2230 GMT.
SACRAMENTO, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams speaks before the Sacramento Business Review Economic Forecast event - 2300 GMT.
VIENNA - ECB Governing Council Member Ewald Nowotny takes part in a panel discussion on “euro reforms in turbulent times” - 1100 GMT.
VIENNA - The Central and Eastern European Forum 2017. (to Jan. 18) Speakers include: Austrian National Bank Governor and ECB governing council member Ewald Nowotny, Macedonia National Bank Governor Dimitar Bogov, Czech National Bank Governor Jiri Rusnok, Slovakia National Bank Deputy Governor Jan Toth and Romania National Bank Deputy Governor Liviu Voinea.
NEW YORK, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley to attend the “Retail’s BIG Show 2017” event organized by National Retail Federation - 1345 GMT.
DAVOS, Switzerland - World Economic Forum 2017 (to Jan. 20).
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 18 ** DALLAS, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participates in panel before the University of Texas at Austin 2017 Business Forecast - 1400 GMT.
SAN FRANCISCO, United States - Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks on “The Goals of Monetary Policy and How We Pursue Them” before the Commonwealth Club - 2000 GMT.
KOBLENZ, Germany - ECB Board Member Daniele Nouy will deliver a speech at WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management in Koblenz - 2245 GMT.
KOBLENZ, Germany - ECB supervision Chief Daniele Nouy speaks at a conference in Koblenz - 1030 GMT.
MINNEAPOLIS, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari participates in discussion on “Economic Opportunity and Inclusive Growth” at the Minneapolis Urban League - 1600 GMT.
WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve issues the Beige Book of economic condition - 1900 GMT.
OSLO - Norges Bank Governor Oystein Olsen addresses the Oslo Stock Exchange (Oslo Bors) - 1350 GMT.
OTTAWA - Bank of Canada key policy interest rate announcement and monetary policy report - 1500 GMT.
OTTAWA - Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz and Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn Wilkins to hold a press conference to discuss the contents of the monetary policy report - 1615 GMT.
THURSDAY, JANUARY 19 ** LONDON - Bank of England Executive Director for Insurance Supervision David Rule holds speech on “Solvency II: Time for a re-think?” in London - 1230 GMT.
FRANKFURT - ECB holds Governing Council meeting and Monetary Policy meeting followed by the press conference - 1330 GMT.
STANFORD, United States - Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks on “The Economic Outlook and the Conduct of Monetary Policy” before the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research - 0100 GMT.
FAIRFIELD, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams speaks before the Solano Economic Development Corporation Annual Luncheon Meeting - 2045 GMT.
FRANKFURT - ECB Governing Council meeting, followed by interest rate announcement and a press conference by President Mario Draghi.
DAVOS, Switzerland - ECB Board Member Benoit Coeure will participate in World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2017 in Davos.
SAN FRANCISCO, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams gives closing remarks before the Bay Area Council 10th Annual Economic Forecast event - 1800 GMT.
TOKYO - Bank of Japan Deputy Governor Hiroshi Nakaso will attend a meeting of the International Bankers Association of Japan.
SOMERSET, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Patrick Harker speaks on the economic outlook before the New Jersey Bankers Association 6th Annual NJ Economic Leadership Forum - 1400 GMT.
COPENHAGEN - Norges Bank Deputy Governor Egil Matsen gives a speech at a “Seminar on active ownership in pension funds” arranged by Pension Research Centre and Copenhagen Economics - 1410 GMT.
STOCKHOLM - Riksbank Governor Stefan Ingves will participate in Sida’s Development Talks to discuss the importance of central banks as development actors and the role of monetary policy in aid - 1200 GMT.
STOCKHOLM - Riksbank executive board meeting.
TOKYO - Bank of Japan monetary policy meeting (to Jan. 31).
STOCKHOLM - Riksbank First Deputy Governor Kerstin af Jochnick will be talking about the new global regulatory framework for banks, also known as Basel III, and what it means for Sweden - 0700 GMT.
FRANKFURT - European Central Bank President Mario Draghi, European Commission Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis, European Central Bank Executive Board Member Yves Mersch will attend the ECB and European Commission joint conference - 0800 GMT.
FRANKFURT - European Central Bank Executive Board Member Benoit Coeure, European Securities and Markets Authority Chairman Steven Maijoor, London Stock Exchange Group CEO Xavier Rolet and Member of the European Parliament Cora van Nieuwenhuizen will attend a panel discussion on “Innovation and regulation in the world of tomorrow” - 1430 GMT.
WASHINGTON - U.S. Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) starts its two-day meeting on interest rates (to Feb. 1).
ALBERTA, Canada - Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz gives a speech at the University of Alberta School of Business, which will be followed by a press conference - 2230 GMT.
STOCKHOLM - Meeting of the Executive Board of the Riksbank - 0800 GMT.
OLYMPIA FIELDS, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans speaks on current economic conditions and monetary policy before the Prairie State College Economic Breakfast - 1415 GMT.
BERGEN, Norway - Norges Bank Deputy Governor Egil Matsen to give speech at NHH Norwegian School of Economics, Bergen.
WELLINGTON - Reserve Bank of New Zealand monetary policy statement and official cash rate (OCR).
CHICAGO - Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans speaks on the economic outlook before the CFA Society Chicago - 1800 GMT.
STOCKHOLM - Swedish Central Bank announces interest rate decision. Monetary Policy Report will be published - 0830 GMT.
SYDNEY, Australia - Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Philip Lowe will deliver a speech at the Australia-Canada Economic Leadership Forum - 0300 GMT. -------------------------------------------------------------- For enquiries to customer help desks: click 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.