Central banks meeting dates

Money and credit policy decisions are made by special departments of central banks (Federal Open Market Committee in USA, Governing Council in European Central Bank and so on) on meeting carried out once or twice a month. On these meetings specialists evaluate the current economic situation, discuss economical data, figure out the strategy of money and credit policy and vote to set the value of the rate. Let us have a look at meeting dates for 2014 year.

Federal Open Market Committee meeting dates

Month Date
January 29
March 19
April 30
June 18
July 30
September 17
October 29
December 17

Governing Council of European Central Bank meeting dates

On the first meeting it evaluates changes took place in economics and money and credit sphere and make decision upon the direction of money policy. The second meeting mostly deals with issues concerning other ECB tasks and areas of responsibility.

Transcripts of meetings are never published. Money and credit policy decisions are declared on special press-conference right after the first meeting.

Month Date
January 9
February 6
March 6
April 3
May 8
June 5
July 3
August 7
September 4
October 2
November 6
December 4

Monetary Policy Board of the Bank of Japan

Month Date
January 22
February 18
March 11
April 8
April 30
May 20
June 13

The Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England

Month Date
January 9
February 6
March 6
April 10
May 8
June 5
July 10
August 7
September 4
October 9
November 6
December 4

Monetary Policy Board of the Swiss National Bank

Month Date
March 20
June 19
September 18
December 11

Monetary Policy Board of the Reserve Bank of Australia

Month Date
February 4
March 4
April 1
May 6
June 3
July 1
August 5
September 2
October 7
November 4
December 2

Monetary Policy Board of the Bank of Canada

Month Date
January 22
March 5
April 16
June 4
July 16
September 3
October 22
December 3

Monetary Policy Board of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand

Month Date
January 29
March 12
April 23
June 11
July 23
September 10
October 29
December 10