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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 21

WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve Board Governor Michelle Bowman participates in discussion, "A View from the Federal Reserve" before an Exchequer Club luncheon - 1800 GMT.

GHENT, Belgium - Participation by ECB board member Edouard Fernandez-Bollo in roundtable "Sustainability risks in the banking sector" at EUROFI High Level Seminar 2024 organized in association with the Belgian Presidency of the Council of the EU in Ghent – 1025 GMT.

GHENT, Belgium - Participation by ECB board member Anneli Tuominen in panel "Cyber and digital operational resilience: key pending issues (DORA CTPP oversight, EU and international cyber initiatives, digital infrastructure…" at EUROFI High Level Seminar 2024 organized in association with the Belgian Presidency of the Council of the EU in Ghent – 1510 GMT.

ATLANTA - Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Raphael Bostic gives welcome remarks before the Airports Council International CFO Summit hosted by the Regional Economic Information Network (REIN) of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - 1300 GMT. LONDON - Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee member Swati Dhingra speaks to Market News - 1400 GMT

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Federal Open Market Committee issues minutes from its meeting of Jan. 30 – Jan. 31, 2024 - 1900 GMT STOCKHOLM - Riksbank executive board meeting - 0800 GMT. FRANKFURT - Governing Council of the ECB holds non-monetary policy meeting. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22

WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve Vice Chair Philip Jefferson speaks on the U.S. economic outlook and monetary policy before a Peterson Institute for International Economics webcast - 1500 GMT.

PRINCETON, N.J. - Federal Reserve Board Governor Lisa Cook speaks on "Sources of Uncertainty in the Short Run and the Long Run" before the Annual Conference of the Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy & Finance (JRCPPF) – "Empirical Macrofinance in the Long Run: New Insights on the Global Economy" - 2200 GMT.

GHENT, Belgium - Participation by ECB board member Edouard Fernandez-Bollo in roundtable "Diversity in the EU banking system: contribution to financing needs, future challenges and way forward" at EUROFI High Level Seminar 2024 organized in association with the Belgian Presidency of the Council of the EU in Ghent – 0730 GMT.

GHENT, Belgium - Anneli Tuominen chairing panel "EU bank crisis management framework: can an agreement be achieved for medium-sized banks?" at EUROFI High Level Seminar 2024 organized in association with the Belgian Presidency of the Council of the EU in Ghent – 0925 GMT.

NEWARK, Del. - Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Patrick Harker speaks on the economic outlook before an event hosted by the University of Delaware Center for Economic Education - 2015 GMT. MINNEAPOLIS - Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari participates in panel discussion on economic trends and outlook for 2024 and the growth of Minnesota's economy hosted by Northside Economic Opportunity Network (NEON) Community Conversations – 2200 GMT.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 23

MINNEAPOLIS - Federal Reserve Board Governor Christopher Waller speaks on the economic outlook before the Notre Dame Club of Minnesota and University of St. Thomas Finding Forward Speaker Series - 0035 GMT.

GHENT, Belgium - Participation by ECB President Christine Lagarde and ECB board member Piero Cipollone in Eurogroup meeting in Ghent.

GHENT, Belgium - Participation by ECB President Christine Lagarde in Eurogroup press conference in Ghent.

GHENT, Belgium - Participation by ECB President Christine Lagarde, ECB's Claudia Buch and ECB board member Piero Cipollone in informal ECOFIN meeting in Ghent.

GHENT, Belgium - Participation by ECB board member Kerstin af Jochnick in panel discussion "European financial stability: what are the main emerging risks? (strains from indebtedness, banking risks …)?" at EUROFI High Level Seminar 2024 organized in association with the Belgian Presidency of the Council of the EU in Ghent – 0930 GMT.

MILAN, Italy - European Central Bank board member Isabel Schnabel gives a speech at Bocconi University. - 0920 GMT

MILAN, Italy - European Central Bank board member Isabel Schnabel gives a speech at the Forum Analysis. - 1300 GMT

OSLO - Deputy Central Bank Governor of Norway Pål Longva receives the annual report from Norges Bank Watch - 0900 GMT.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 26

** LONDON - Bank of England Deputy Governor Sarah Breeden opens a BoE conference on research into prudential regulation - 0900 GMT

** LONDON - Bank of England Chief Economist Huw Pill gives the keynote address at a BoE conference on research into prudential regulation - 1100 GMT

STRASBOURG, France - Participation by ECB president Christine Lagarde in plenary debate on the ECB Annual Report 2022 in Strasbourg, France - 1600 GMT.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 27

** LONDON - Bank of England Deputy Governor Dave Ramsden gives speech at AFME bonds conference - 1340 GMT

STOCKHOLM – Riksbank Governor Erik Thedéen will visit Norrköping and discuss the economic situation and current monetary policy at a breakfast seminar organized by the Östsvenska Chamber of Commerce – 0700 GMT.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 28

** GARDEN CITY, N.Y. - Federal Reserve Bank of New York President John Williams participates in hybrid economic briefing organized by the Long Island Association - 1745 GMT.

** LONDON - Bank of England policymaker Catherine Mann takes part in Financial Times panel discussion - 1530 GMT

ROSWELL, Ga. - Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Raphael Bostic speaks on monetary policy and the economy before the Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce - 1700 GMT.

NEW YORK - Keynote speech by ECB Member of the supervisory board Elizabeth McCaul at industry outreach conference on counterparty credit risk management (CCR) organized by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York in collaboration with the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) in New York, USA - 1400 GMT.

WELLINGTON - Reserve Bank of New Zealand holds monetary policy statement and OCR - 0100 GMT. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 29

** TOKYO - BOJ board member Takata delivers speech, holds news conference

ATLANTA - Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Raphael Bostic speaks on the economic outlook, monetary policy and the state of the banking industry before the 2024 Banking Outlook Conference hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - 1550 GMT.

NEW YORK - Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Loretta Mester speaks on "Financial Stability/Regulation" before the Columbia University/Bank Policy Institute 2024 Bank Regulation Research Conference - 1815 GMT. CHICAGO, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Austan Goolsbee speaks virtually on "Monetary Policy at an Unusual Time" before webinar event hosted by the Princeton University Bendheim Center for Finance. - 1600 GMT

FRIDAY, MARCH 1

** NEW YORK - Federal Reserve Bank of New York President John Williams participates in moderated discussion before hybrid Citizens Budget Commission 92nd Annual Gala - 0110 GMT.

** CARDIFF, United Kingdom - Bank of England Chief Economist Huw Pill gives lecture at Cardiff University Business School - 1400 GMT

ORLANDO, Fla. - Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Raphael Bostic speaks on the economic outlook and real estate trends before the University of Florida's Kelley A. Bergstrom Real Estate Center 2024 Trends and Strategies Conference - 1715 GMT. NEW YORK CITY, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President Mary Daly participates in panel, "AI and the Labor Market" before the 2024 U.S. Monetary Policy Forum hosted by the Chicago Booth School of Business. - 1830 GMT

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6 PORTLAND, Oregon - Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President Mary Daly speaks before the 2024 National Interagency Community Reinvestment Conference - 1700 GMT. STOCKHOLM - Riksbank executive board meeting - 0800 GMT WASHINGTON, D.C. - Federal Reserve issues the Beige Book - 1900 GMT OTTAWA - Bank of Canada key policy interest rate announcement - 1445 GMT.

THURSDAY, MARCH 7

WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell delivers semiannual monetary policy testimony before the Senate Banking Committee. FRANKFURT - European Central Bank (ECB) president Christine Lagarde speaks to reporters following the Governing Council's monetary policy meeting - 1345 GMT. BERLIN - Press conference following the Governing Council meeting of the ECB in Frankfurt - 1230 GMT BERLIN - Governing Council of the ECB holds monetary policy meeting in Frankfurt

TUESDAY, MARCH 12 TOKYO - Japan's Vice Finance Minister for International Affairs Masato Kanda gives opening remarks and appears a panel discussion at an international symposium in Tokyo hosted by Genron NPO - 0400 GMT.

FRIDAY, MARCH 15

STOCKHOLM - Riksbank general council meeting - 1200 GMT

MONDAY, MARCH 18

TOKYO - Bank of Japan holds Monetary Policy Meeting (to Mar. 19)

TUESDAY, MARCH 19

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) starts its two-day meeting on interest rates (to Mar. 20)

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20

STOCKHOLM - Riksbank executive board meeting - 0800 GMT

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) announces its decision on interest rates followed by statement - 1800 GMT WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Federal Reserve chairperson holds a news conference THURSDAY, MARCH 21

** OTTAWA - Bank of Canada (BoC) deputy governor Toni Gravelle will discuss normalization of the central bank's balance sheet in a speech on March 21 at the CFA Society of Toronto. - 1330 GMT

OSLO - Norges Bank Director for monetary policy Ole Christian Bech-Moen gives a lecture for the Association for Financial Studies - 1600 GMT.

BERN - Swiss National Bank (SNB) Monetary policy assessment with news conference - 0830 GMT

OSLO - Norway Central Bank announces interest rate decision and Monetary Policy Report 1/24 - 0900 GMT OSLO - Norway Central Bank holds press conference - 0930 GMT LONDON - Bank of England announces rate decision and publishes the minutes of the meeting, after the rate decision - 1200 GMT BERLIN - General Council meeting of the ECB (Virtual) SUNDAY, MARCH 24

TOKYO - Bank of Japan releases Minutes of Monetary Policy Meeting held on Jan. 22 and 23 - 2350 GMT

TUESDAY, MARCH 26 PHILADELPHIA, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia issues Nonmanufacturing Business Outlook Survey for March. - 1230 GMT

STOCKHOLM - Riksbank holds Monetary policy meeting at which the Executive Board takes a decision on monetary policy including the policy rate - 0800 GMT WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27

STOCKHOLM - Riksbank publishes monetary policy decision, including the policy rate, and the Monetary Policy report for March 2024 - 0830 GMT. TOKYO - Bank of Japan to release summary of opinions from board members at its Mar. 18-19 policy meeting - 2350 GMT. THURSDAY, APRIL 4

STOCKHOLM - Riksbank publishes minutes from the monetary policy meeting on 26 March 2024 - 0730 GMT TUESDAY, APRIL 9

GENEVA – Speech by Martin Schlegel, Vice Chairman-Governing Board, Swiss National Bank, International Center for Monetary and Banking Studies (ICMB)

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10

WASHINGTON DC - Federal Open Market Committee issues minutes from its meeting of March 19-20, 2024. - 1800 GMT

WELLINGTON - Reserve Bank of New Zealand holds Monetary Policy Review and OCR - 0200 GMT

STOCKHOLM - Riksbank executive board meeting - 0700 GMT

OTTAWA - Bank of Canada key policy interest rate announcement and Monetary Policy Report - 1345 GMT.

THURSDAY, APRIL 11

BERLIN - Press conference following the Governing Council meeting of the ECB in Frankfurt - 1230 GMT

BERLIN - Governing Council of the ECB holds monetary policy meeting in Frankfurt MONDAY, April 15

STANFORD, Calif. - Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President Mary Daly speaks before an Associates Meeting of the 2024 Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR) -2330 GMT.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Federal Reserve issues the Beige Book - 1800 GMT

FRIDAY, APRIL 19

WASHINGTON DC - IMF-World Bank Spring Meetings 2024 (to April 21)

STOCKHOLM - Riksbank general council meeting - 1100 GMT

TUESDAY, APRIL 23

PHILADELPHIA, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia issues Nonmanufacturing Business Outlook Survey for April. - 1230 GMT

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24

STOCKHOLM - Riksbank executive board meeting - 0700 GMT

THURSDAY, APRIL 25

TOKYO - Bank of Japan holds Monetary Policy Meeting (to Apr. 26)

TUESDAY, APRIL 30

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) starts its two-day meeting on interest rates (to May 1)

WELLINGTON - Reserve Bank of New Zealand holds Financial Stability Report (to May 1)

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