Speeches by category

Central bankers' speeches - Jan to Mar 1997

Date Titles
26 Mar 1997

Dr. Stals looks at current developments in monetary policy in South Africa (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 17 Mar 97)

Address by the Governor of the South African Reserve Bank, Dr. C. Stals, at a Luncheon of the Rotary Club of Durban on 17/3/97.

26 Mar 1997

Mr. Greenspan presents the views of the Federal Reserve Board on the supervision of US banks if they are authorized to widen their activities (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 19 Mar 97)

Testimony of Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, Mr. Alan Greenspan, before the Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Securities and Government-Sponsored Enterprises of the Committee on Banking and Financial Services of the US House of Representatives on 19/3/97.

21 Mar 1997

Dr. Stals assesses the new opportunities for South African investors in an environment of no exchange controls (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 17 Mar 97)

Address by the Governor of the South African Reserve Bank, Dr. C. Stals, at a Business Breakfast Forum hosted by Marriott Merchant Bank and Deloitte & Touche in Durban on 17/3/97.

21 Mar 1997

Prof. Tietmeyer discusses the relationship between economic convergence and EMU (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 14 Mar 97)

Speech by the President of the Deutsche Bundesbank, Prof. Hans Tietmeyer, delivered to the Boersen Executive Club in Copenhagen on 14/3/97.

21 Mar 1997

Mr. Thiessen discusses monetary policy and the Canadian economy in a changing world (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 6 Mar 97)

Text of the Dr. Harold Walter Siebens Lecture delivered by the Governor of the Bank of Canada, Mr. Gordon G. Thiessen, to the Fraser Institute in Vancouver on 6/3/97.

21 Mar 1997

Mr. George looks at the prospects for the UK economy and developments towards European Monetary Union (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 12 Mar 97)

Speech by the Governor of the Bank of England, Mr. E.A.J. George, at the Liverpool and District Bankers' Institute Bi-Annual Dinner in Liverpool on 12/3/97.

21 Mar 1997

Dr. Reddy assesses the new directions being embarked upon in India with respect to the national budget and the Reserve Bank of India (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 8 Mar 97)

Address by the Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, Dr. Y. V. Reddy, at the Administrative Staff College in Hyderabad on 8/3/97.

21 Mar 1997

Mr. Greenspan looks at some important issues arising from new information and communication technologies (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 7 Mar 97)

Remarks by the Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, Mr. Alan Greenspan, at the Conference on Privacy in the Information Age held in Salt Lake City on 7/3/97.

12 Mar 1997

Dr. Duisenberg assesses the future importance of the euro (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 4 Mar 97)

Address by the President of the Netherlands Bank and of the Bank for International Settlements, Dr. W.F. Duisenberg, on the occasion of a dinner hosted by the Board of Directors of the 'Association for the Monetary Union of Europe' (AMUE), at Kasteel De Wittenburg, Wassenaar, 4/3/97.

12 Mar 1997

Dr. Duisenberg responds to being made European Banker of the Year (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 3 Mar 97)

Brief speech by the President of the Netherlands Bank and of the Bank for International Settlements, Dr. W.F. Duisenberg, on receiving the European Banker of the Year award in Frankfurt on 3/3/97.

12 Mar 1997

Prof. Tietmeyer expresses his praise for Dr. Duisenberg as the committed champion of stability (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 3 Mar 97)

Text of the laudatory address by the President of the Deutsche Bundesbank, Prof. Hans Tietmeyer, in honour of Dr. W.F. Duisenberg, President of the Netherlands Bank and of the Bank for International Settlements, on the occasion of the award of the prize for the "European Banker of the Year 1996" by the Group of 20+1 in Frankfurt on 3/3/97.

12 Mar 1997

Dr. Brash looks at banking soundness and the role of the market with respect to New Zealand's banking industry (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 30 Jan 97)

Address by the Governor of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand, Dr. Donald T. Brash, to the IMF conference on banking soundness and monetary policy in a world of global capital markets held in Washington on 30/1/97.

10 Mar 1997

Mr. Tosovsky gives the Czech Republic's perspective of transition in Central and Eastern Europe (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 17 Feb 97)

Text of eighth Gerhard de Kock Memorial Lecture given by the Governor of the Czech National Bank, Mr. Josef Tosovsky, to an audience at the South African Reserve Bank in Pretoria on 17/2/97.

10 Mar 1997

Summary of an article entitled Risk Disclosure by Financial Institutions published in the Bank of Japan Quarterly Bulletin of February 1997 (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 28 Feb 97)

BANK OF JAPAN, COMMUNICATION, 28/2/97.

5 Mar 1997

Dr. Stals elucidates the functions of the South African Reserve Bank (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 28 Feb 97)

Presentation by the Governor of the South African Reserve Bank, Dr. C.Stals, to the NEDLAC Executive Council in Johannesburg on 28/2/97.

5 Mar 1997

Ms. Phillips discusses recent developments in supervision and regulation and how they affect the debate on financial modernization (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 3 Mar 97)

Remarks by Ms. Susan M. Phillips, a member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Annual Washington Conference of the Institute of International Bankers on 3/3/97.

5 Mar 1997

Mr. Davies reviews current debates on regulatory structures governing the financial system

Speech by the Deputy Governor of the Bank of England, Mr. Howard Davies, held on 22/2/97 at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta"s Financial Markets Conference entitled "Market and Regulatory Structures in a Global Environment".

5 Mar 1997

Dr. Brash explains the Reserve Bank of New Zealand's new inflation target, and New Zealander's expectations about inflation and growth (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 23 Jan 97)

Address by the Governor of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand, Dr. Donald T. Brash, to the Canterbury Employers' Chamber of Commerce in Christchurch on 23/1/97.

5 Mar 1997

Bank of France reports industrial output continued to grow in most sectors in France in January 1997 (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 17 Feb 97)

BANK OF FRANCE, MONTHLY BUSINESS SURVEY, 17/2/97.

5 Mar 1997

Mr. Greenspan presents the views of the Federal Reserve in its semi-annual report on monetary policy (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 26 Feb 97)

Testimony of the Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Mr. Alan Greenspan, before the Senate Banking Committee on 26/2/97.

5 Mar 1997

Mr. George conveys his reflections on the development of bond market yields over recent years (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 25 Feb 97)

Remarks by the Governor of the Bank of England, Mr. E.A.J. George, at the Euromoney International Bond Congress held in London on 25/2/97.

28 Feb 1997

Mr. Macfarlane discusses the economics of nostalgia (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 11 Feb 97)

Talk by the Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, Mr. I.J. Macfarlane, to The Sydney Institute on 11/2/97.

28 Feb 1997

Bank of Japan's February review of monetary and economic trends in Japan (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 18 Feb 97)

BANK OF JAPAN, MONTHLY ECONOMIC REVIEW, 18/2/97.

27 Feb 1997

Mr. Patrikis discusses the monetary policy and regulatory implications of banking on the Internet

Address by the Vice-President of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Mr. Ernest T. Patrikis, at the Queen Mary & Westfield College University of London & UNISYS International Management Centre held in Saint Paul de Vence, France from 22-24/1/97.

27 Feb 1997

Mr. McDonough assesses the role of the central bank in ensuring a stable price and financial environment and fostering sustainable growth (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 11 Feb 97)

Remarks by the President of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Mr. William J. McDonough, at the Society of Investment Analysts in Dublin on 11/2/97.

27 Feb 1997

Herr Gaddum gives his views on the challenges facing European central banks in the light of EMU (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 13 Feb 97)

Address by the Vice-President of the Deutsche Bundesbank, Herr Johann Wilhelm Gaddum, to the 32nd Conference of the Governors of South-East Asian Central Banks in Bangkok on 13/2/97.

27 Feb 1997

Dr. Stals looks at the options and strategies for monetary policy in South Africa (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 18 Feb 97)

Address by the Governor of the South African Reserve Bank, Dr. C.S. Stals, at the Twentieth Annual Investment Conference of Société Générale Frankel Pollak (Pty) Ltd. in Johannesburg on 18/2/97.

27 Feb 1997

Mr. Greenspan offers some considerations as a guide for government decisions on regulating the financial markets (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 21 Feb 97)

Remarks by Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, Mr. Alan Greenspan, at the Financial Markets Conference of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta held in Coral Gables, Florida on 21/2/97.

19 Feb 1997

Mr. Lamfalussy looks at the progress achieved by the Hungarian economy in recent years (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 7 Feb 97)

Address by the President of the European Monetary Institute, Mr. Alexandre Lamfalussy, at a conference organised by the Hungarian Banking Association on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the establishment of the new Hungarian banking system and held in Budapest on 7/2/97.

19 Feb 1997

Mr. Greenspan presents the views of the Federal Reserve Board on some broad issues associated with financial modernization (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 13 Feb 97)

Testimony of the Chairman of the Board of the US Federal Reserve System, Mr. Alan Greenspan, before the Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit of the Committee on Banking and Financial Services of the US House of Representatives on 13/2/97.

19 Feb 1997

Dott. Fazio examines the progress of the Italian economy in terms of stability and recovery (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 25 Jan 97)

Address by the Governor of the Bank of Italy, Dott. Antonio Fazio, at the Annual Meeting of AIOTE/ASSOBAT/ATIC/FOREX held in Milan on 25/1/97.

14 Feb 1997

Mr. Heikensten looks at the consequences for Sweden of joining EMU (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 5 Feb 97)

Speech by the Deputy Governor of the Bank of Sweden, Mr. Lars Heikensten, at the Baker & McKenzie's EMU seminar held in Stockholm on 5/2/97.

14 Feb 1997

Mr. Kelley looks at the extent to which banks are still special (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 29 Jan 97)

Remarks by Mr. Edward W. Kelley, Jr., a member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Seminar on Banking Soundness and Monetary Policy in a World of Global Capital Markets sponsored by the International Monetary Fund and held in Washington on 29/1/97.

14 Feb 1997

Mr. George looks at the question as to whether banks are still special (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 29 Jan 97)

Speech given by the Governor of the Bank of England, Mr. E.A.J. George, at the IMF 7th Central Banking Seminar entitled Banking Soundness and Monetary Policy in a World of Capital Markets and held in Washington on 29/1/97.

14 Feb 1997

Mr. George weighs up the pros and cons of European Monetary Union (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 3 Feb 97)

Speech given by the Governor of the Bank of England, Mr. E.A.J. George, at the Bankers Club Annual Banquet held in London on 3/2/97.

11 Feb 1997

Mr. Chen discusses monetary relations between China and Hong Kong (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 10 Sep 96)

Speech by the Deputy Governor of the People's Bank of China, Mr. Chen Yuan, at the Bank of England Seminar held in London on 10/9/96.

11 Feb 1997

Mr. Dai looks at the possibilities of strengthening financial co-operation between China and Hong Kong in order to promote economic prosperity and stability (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 13 Nov 96)

Speech by the Governor of the People's Bank of China, Mr. Dai Xianglong, at the Hong Kong Association of Banks' Dinner on 13/11/96.

11 Feb 1997

Mr. Dai assesses the outlook for Hong Kong as Asia's financial centre (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 30 Sep 96)

Speech by the Governor of the People's Bank of China, Mr. Dai Xianglong, at the luncheon hosted by the Hong Kong Financial Secretary in Washington on 30/9/96.

7 Feb 1997

Mr. Kent examines the challenges facing the UK commercial property market as it moves towards the 21st century (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 15 Jan 97)

Speech by Mr. Pen Kent, an Executive Director of the Bank of England, to the Investment Property Forum Annual Lunch in London on 15/1/97.

7 Feb 1997

Ms. Phillips examines whether national financial market regulatory systems should be harmonised in the light of international competition (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 28 Jan 97)

Remarks by Ms. Susan M. Phillips, a member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Seminar on Banking Soundness and Monetary Policy in a World of Global Capital Markets sponsored by the International Monetary Fund and held in Washington on 28/1/97.