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Political and General News —————————————————————————————- This Diary is filed daily. Indicates new events —————————————————————————————- SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 10 ** NEW DELHI - Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will address the Central Board of Directors of the Reserve Bank of India in its customary post-budget meeting – 0630 GMT.
DAYTON, Ohio - Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Loretta Mester speaks on the economic outlook at the Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Breakfast - 1300 GMT. STOCKHOLM - Riksbank monetary policy meeting – 0800 GMT.
** FRANKFURT - Speech by ECB board member Yves Mersch on “Trends in cash transactions in the Eurosystem” at Cash Symposium 2018 organised by Deutsche Bundesbank in Frankfurt – 1020 GMT. ** FRANKFURT - Participation by ECB board member Yves Mersch in panel “Panel discussion: Freedom of choice of the citizen when paying?” at Cash Symposium 2018 organised by Deutsche Bundesbank in Frankfurt – 1245 GMT.
STOCKHOLM - The Riksbank will hold a press conference on the interest rate decision. Stefan Ingves, governor of the Riksbank, and Jesper Hansson, head of the monetary policy department, will participate in the press conference - 1000 GMT. STOCKHOLM - Swedish central bank to publish the Executive Board’s interest rate decision followed by monetary policy report – 0830 GMT.
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 15 ** PARIS - Participation in panel discussion by ECB executive board member and chief economist Peter Praet at a conference jointly organised by the French Treasury and the IMF in Paris – 1045 GMT. ** OSLO - Annual keynote speech by Norway central bank governor Oeystein Olsen – 1700 GMT.
PARIS - French finance minister Bruno Le Mairea and IMF chief Christine Lagarde speak about Euro zone reform – 0830 GMT. PARIS - ECB board member Yves Mersch gives keynote speech at the “Rencontres du Club SEPA” in Paris – 0815 GMT. AMSTERDAM - ECB board member Sabine Lautenschlager gives keynote speech at Dutch Banking Day 2018 organized by De Nederlandsche Bank in Amsterdam, Netherlands - 1200 GMT. WINNIPEG, Canada - Bank of Canada Deputy Governor Lawrence Schembri will give a speech in Winnipeg - 1845 GMT. STOCKHOLM - Riksbank executive board meeting – 0800 GMT.
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16 ** STOCKHOLM - Swedish central bank governor Stefan Ingves talks about economy and monetary policy - 0730 GMT.
SKOPJE - ECB board member Benoit Coeure gives keynote speech at National Bank of the Republic of Macedonia/Reinventing Bretton Woods Committee International conference in Skopje, Macedonia - 0820 GMT. STOCKHOLM - Riksbank general council meeting - 1200 GMT.
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 19 BRUSSELS - Eurogroup meeting.
WASHINGTON - Federal Open Market Committee will release the minutes from its January policy meeting - 1900 GMT. FRANKFURT - ECB Governing Council meeting. No interest rate announcements scheduled.
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22 MINNEAPOLIS - Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari participates in moderated question-and-answer session moderated by Mike McKee of Bloomberg – 0115 GMT.
ATLANTA - Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Raphael Bostic speaks on “Banking” before the 2108 Banking Outlook Conference hosted by the Atlanta’s Fed Reserve - 1710 GMT.
FRANKFURT - ECB releases minutes of January meeting - 1230 GMT.
BABRAHAM, United Kingdom - Bank of England Deputy Governor Dave Ramsden takes part in a panel discussion on productivity and economic rebalancing with the Confederation of British Industry’s director-general, Carolyn Fairbairn.
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 26 WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard gives presentation on the U.S. economy and monetary policy before the National Association for Business Economics conference, “Promoting Sustained Growth: Policy Tensions and Risks” - 1300 GMT. WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve Vice Chair for Supervision Randal Quarles speaks on “A View From the Federal Reserve Board” before the National Association for Business Economics conference, “Promoting Sustained Growth: Policy Tensions and Risks” - 2000 GMT.
STOCKHOLM - Swedish Central Bank minutes of its monetary policy meeting will be published – 0830 GMT.
WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell delivers semi-annual monetary policy testimony before the House Financial Services Committee – 1500 GMT.
TOKYO - Bank of Japan board member Goushi Kataoka speaks in Okayama, Japan.
WASHINGTON - U.S. Federal Reserve issues its Beige Book on economic condition - 1900 GMT. OTTAWA - Bank of Canada key policy interest rate announcement – 1500 GMT. STOCKHOLM - Riksbank executive board meeting – 0800 GMT.
FRANKFURT - ECB Governing Council meeting, followed by an interest rate announcement and a press conference by President Mario Draghi. TOKYO - Bank of Japan monetary policy meeting (to Mar. 9).
TUESDAY, MARCH 13 TOKYO - Bank of Japan releases the minutes of monetary policy meeting held on Jan 22-23 – 2350 GMT.
THURSDAY, MARCH 15 BERN - Swiss National Bank (SNB) monetary policy assessment – 0830 GMT. OSLO - Norway Central Bank holds Announcement of the Executive Board’s interest rate decision and publication of monetary policy followed by press conference – 0900 GMT.
FRIDAY, MARCH 16 LONDON - Bank of England Financial policy committee statement from its meeting – 0930 GMT. KRISTIANSUND, Norway - Norges Bank Deputy Governors Jon Nicolaisen and Egil Matsen give speeches to Norges Bank’s Regional Network Region North-West.
SUNDAY, MARCH 18 MIAMI - Federal Reserve Banks of Atlanta, Chicago and San Francisco co-sponsor conference, “National Interagency Community Reinvestment Conference: Aligning to Build Resilient and Inclusive Communities.” Speakers include Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Raphael Bostic (to Mar. 21). TOKYO - Bank of Japan to release the summary of opinions from board members at its March 08-09 policy meeting – 2350 GMT.
TUESDAY, MARCH 20 STOCKHOLM - Riksbank executive board meeting – 0800 GMT.
WASHINGTON - U.S. Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) starts its two-day meeting on interest rates.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21 WASHINGTON - U.S. Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) announces decision on interest rate, followed by a statement – 1800 GMT. WASHINGTON – U.S. Federal Reserve chairperson holds a news conference regarding the interest rate – 1830 GMT. FRANKFURT - ECB Governing Council meeting. No interest rate announcements scheduled.
WASHINGTON - Governor of Norges Bank Oystein Olsen will give speech in Washington. FRANKFURT - ECB general council meeting. WELLINGTON - Reserve Bank of New Zealand’s issues Official Cash Rate (OCR) announcement.
LONDON - Bank of England announces its interest rate decision and publishes the minutes of the meeting – 1200 GMT.
STOCKHOLM - Riksbank general council meeting - 1200 GMT.
STOCKHOLM - Riksbank executive board meeting – 0700 GMT.
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