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DIARY - Top economic Events to March 21


For other related diaries, please see; DIARY - U.S. Federal Reserve DIARY - European Central Bank DIARY - Polling Unit Diary DIARY - Today in Washington DIARY - Key World Financial Events DIARY - Political and General news DIARY - Index of all Diaries DIARY - economic data & forecast DIARY - Major Central Bank Events ** This Diary is filed daily ** ------------------------------------------------------- MARCH 8 BRUSSELS - ECB board member Peter Praet takes part in panel session on "Banking Crises, Financial Stability and State Aid: The Experience So Far" organised by Bruegel institute - 0820 GMT BRUSSELS - ECB board member Peter Praet speaks at Belgian Financial Forum "Central banking in times of crisis" in Brussels - 1100 GMT ROME - ECB governing council member Governor Ignazio Visco holds a lecture on "Economy and Finance after the crisis" at the Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei. AVON, Colo. - Federal Reserve Board Governor Elizabeth Duke speaks on "Housing and Mortgage Markets" before the Mortgage Bankers Association Mid-Winter Housing Finance Conference - 0100 GMT MARCH 10 BASEL - Meeting of the Bank for International Settlements (to March 11). MARCH 11 TOKYO - Bank of Japan Publishes minutes of February 13-14 Monetary Policy meeting (2350 GMT on March 11). UTSUNOMIYA, Japan - Bank of Japan board member Koji Ishida speaks to business leaders in Utsunomiya, eastern Japan. BASEL - Meeting of the Bank for International Settlements (FINAL DAY). MARCH 12 HELSINKI - Bank of Finland governor and ECB council member Erkki Liikanen will hold an open lecture about ECB monetary policy and banking union. The lecture in Helsinki is due to start at 5.30 pm (1530 GMT). VENICE - ECB Governing council member Ignazio Visco addresses the Conference for the presentation of the "XV Indagine AlmaLaurea sulla condizione occupazionale dei laureati" MARCH 14 WELLINGTON - Reserve Bank of New Zealand announces Monetary Policy Statement and Official Cash Rate (OCR). BERNE - Swiss National Bank (SNB) Monetary policy assessment. OSLO - Norwegian central bank's policy-setting executive board holds interest rate meeting. HELSINKI - Governor of Bank of Finland Erkki Liikanen will brief the press on monetary policy and the global economy. MARCH 15 NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. - Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Richard fisher speaks on "Too Big To Fail" before the CPAC 2013 Conservation Political Action Conference - 1330 GMT. MARCH 19 WASHINGTON - Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) Holds Meeting on Interest Rates - Day 1 MARCH 20 FRANKFURT - ECB Governing Council and General Council Meeting. No interest rate announcements Scheduled. WASHINGTON - Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) announces decision on interest rates - 1630 GMT. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke Holds Media Briefing Following a Two-day Meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee on interest rate policy - 1815 GMT. MARCH 21 TOKYO - Ministry of Finance's Takehiko Nakao and academics Joseph Stiglitz, Heizo Takenaka and Motoshige Ito speak at a Columbia Business School-sponsored seminar in Tokyo -0430 GMT --------------------------------------------------------------- Enquiries to customer help desks -- double click on for telephone numbers. E-mail: NOTE: The inclusion of diary items does not necessarily mean that Reuters will file a story based on the event.