DIARY-IMF, World Bank 2014 fall meetings in Washington

Oct 11 (Reuters) – Finance ministers and central bankers from around the globe are in Washington for meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank.

Following is a schedule of top events. All times listed are in EDT/GMT.

Saturday, Oct. 11

1030/1430 – San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank President John Williams participates in discussion on the internationalization of China’s yuan currency at the IIF meeting.

1200/1600 – ECB President Mario Draghi Mario Draghi holds press conference.

1230/1630 – Mexican Finance Minister Luis Videgaray holds a media briefing.

1315/1715 – IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde participates in a media briefing on the IMFC meeting.

1330/1730 – The joint IMF/World Bank Development Committee meets.

1400/1800 – Chicago Federal Reserve Bank President Charles Evans speaks at a conference sponsored by Goldman Sachs.

1500/1900 – Reserve Bank of India Governor Rajan Raghuram participates in conversation at the IIF meeting.

1615/2015 – Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Ali Babacan participates in a conversation at the IIF meeting.

1700/2100 – U.S. Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer speaks on the global economy.

1700/2100 – Ukrainian central bank Governor Valeria Gontareva and Russian central bank First Deputy Governor Ksenia participate in a discussion at the IIF meeting.

1800/2200 – Development Committee news conference.

1800/2200 – Mexican Finance Minister Luis Videgaray holds media briefing.

Sunday, Oct. 12

0800/1200 – Bank of England Deputy Governor Andrew Bailey and U.S. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Vice Chairman are among the participants at an event sponsored by the Institute of International Bankers.

0920/1320 – IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde and BoE Governor Mark Carney speak at an event on “The Future of Finance.”

1105/1505 – BlackRock CEO Laurence Fink, HSBC Holdings Group Chairman Douglas Flint and Swedish central bank Governor Stefan Ingves speak at an event on “The Future of Finance.”

1200/1600 – ASEAN ministers meeting.

1330/1730 – ECB Vice President Vitor Constancio participates in discussion at “The Future of Finance” event.

1520/1920 – Fed Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer participates in discussion at “The Future of Finance” event. (Compiled by Reuters’ G20/IMF team)

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