85th Annual General Meeting

June 2015

Flags outside the BIS

At its Annual General Meeting on Sunday 28 June 2015 in Basel, Switzerland, the BIS released:

85th Annual Report, 2014/15
French, German, Italian and Spanish

Press releaseDon't let the unthinkable become the new normal, says BIS in 85th Annual Report
French, German, Italian and Spanish

Jaime Caruana

video linkTaking a longer-term perspective
Speech delivered by Jaime Caruana, General Manager

French, German, Italian, Spanish

Claudio Borio

video linkPersistent unusually low interest rates. Why? What consequences?
Presentation by Claudio Borio, Head of the Monetary and Economic Department

Hyun song Shin

video linkThree BIS research themes in the Annual Report
Presentation by Hyun Song Shin, Economic Adviser and Head of Research


The Andrew Crockett Memorial Lecture, 2015

video linkLecture: Out of many, one? Household debt, redistribution and monetary policy during the economic slump
Delivered by Amir Sufi, Professor of Finance, University of Chicago

video linkPanel discussion: Monetary policy and household demand
Chairman: Christian Noyer, Chairman of the Board, BIS and Governor, Bank of France
Panellists: Haruhiko Kuroda (Governor, Bank of Japan), Stephen S Poloz (Governor, Bank of Canada), Alexandre A Tombini (Governor, Central Bank of Brazil)