Speeches by category

Central bankers' speeches - Jan to Mar 1998

Date Titles
27 Mar 1998

Mr. Patrikis discusses global electronic commerce (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 9 Mar 98)

Speech by the First Vice-President of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Mr. Ernest T. Patrikis, at the 1998 International ACH Conference in Seattle on 9/3/98.

27 Mar 1998

Mr. Meyer addresses the competitiveness of financial centres from a Swiss perspective (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 23 Mar 98)

Address by the Chairman of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank, Mr. Hans Meyer, at the International Bankers Club Luxembourg, held in Luxembourg on 23/3/98.

27 Mar 1998

Mr. Issing discusses the European Central Bank as a new institution and the problem of accountability (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 20 Mar 98)

Paper delivered by Prof. Otmar Issing, a member of the Directorate of the Deutsche Bundesbank, at the Symposium on 'Challenges for Highly Developed Countries in the Global Economy' in Kiel on 20/3/98.

25 Mar 1998

Mr. George discusses Britain in Europe and the economics of EMU (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 6 Mar 98)

Speech by the Governor of the Bank of England, Mr. E.A.J. George, at the Borsen in Copenhagen on 6/3/98.

25 Mar 1998

Mr. Meyer remarks on the strategy of monetary policy in the United States (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 16 Mar 98)

Text of the Alan R. Holmes Lecture by Mr. Laurence H. Meyer, a member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, held at Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vermont on 16/3/98.

25 Mar 1998

Ms. Phillips focuses on four themes underlying sound international banking supervision (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 17 Mar 98)

Remarks by Ms. Susan M. Phillips, a member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, before the Conference on Coping with Financial Crisis in Developing and Transition Countries: Regulatory and Supervisory Challenges in a New Era of Global Finance, Forum on Debt and Development held at the Netherlands Bank in Amsterdam on 17/3/98.

25 Mar 1998

Mr. Ferguson looks at bank supervision from the consulting perspective (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 9 Mar 98)

Remarks by Mr. Roger W. Ferguson, Jr., a member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, before the Conference of State Bank Supervisors in Washington, DC on 9/3/98.

25 Mar 1998

Mr. Grenville discusses the Asian economic crisis and how such problems might be avoided in future (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 12 Mar 98)

Speech by Mr. Stephen Grenville, a Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, to Australian Business Economists and the Economic Society of Australia (NSW Branch) in Sydney on 12/3/98.

18 Mar 1998

Mr. Greenspan gives a testimony on the global financial system (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 3 Mar 98)

Testimony of the Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, Mr. Alan Greenspan, before the Subcommittee on Foreign Operations of the Committee on Appropriations of the US Senate on 3/3/98.

18 Mar 1998

Mr. Brash asks how central banks can best help banking systems remain strong in a world of open capital markets (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 13 Mar 98)

Address by the Governor of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand, Dr. Donald Brash, to the Asian Pacific Bankers Club Annual Conference in Auckland on 13/3/98.

18 Mar 1998

Mr. Tietmeyer reviews the Central Bank Council of the Deutsche Bundesbank on its 50th anniversary (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 5 Mar 98)

Address delivered by the President of the Deutsche Bundesbank, Prof. Hans Tietmeyer, during the ceremony marking the 50th anniversary of the first meeting of the Central Bank Council at the Land Central Bank of Hesse in Frankfurt/Main on 5/3/98.

18 Mar 1998

Mr. Macfarlane gives an overview of the Asian situation from an Australian perspective (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 11 Mar 98)

Talk by the Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, Mr. I.J. Macfarlane, to the American Australian Association, in conjunction with the Asia Society, The Downtown Economists Inc., New York Association of Business Economists and the International Economists Club held in New York on 11/3/98.

18 Mar 1998

Bank of Japan presents summaries of articles in the February edition of its Quarterly Bulletin (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 27 Feb 98)

BANK OF JAPAN, COMMUNICATION, 27/2/98.

12 Mar 1998

Mr. George reviews the role and structure of the New Lady of Threadneedle Street (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 24 Feb 98)

Text of the Vital Topic Lecture given by the Governor of the Bank of England, Mr. E.A.J. George, at the Manchester Business School on 24/2/98.

11 Mar 1998

Mr. Meister asks whether supervisory capital standards should be modernised or redesigned

Luncheon speech by Mr. Edgar Meister, a member of the Board of the Deutsche Bundesbank, at the Conference entitled 'Financial Services at the Crossroads: Capital Regulation in the 21st Century' organised by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, in New York on 26-27/2/98.

11 Mar 1998

Mr. Reddy reports on recent developments and concerns in the emerging market countries and the current scenario in the Indian economy (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 20 Feb 98)

Key note address by the Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, Dr. Y.V. Reddy, at the CII seminar on 'Emerging Scenario in Foreign Currency Management' in Mumbai on 20/2/98.

11 Mar 1998

Mr. Meyer discusses financial globalization and efficient banking regulation (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 2 Mar 98)

Remarks by Mr. Laurence H. Meyer, a member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, before the Annual Washington Conference of the Institute of International Bankers in Washington, DC on 2/3/98.

11 Mar 1998

Mr. de Swaan addresses capital adequacy regulation and the road ahead (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 27 Feb 98)

Speech by Mr. Tom de Swaan, an Executive Director of the Netherlands Bank, at the conference 'Financial Services at the Crossroads: Capital Regulation in the 21st Century' in New York 27/2/98.

9 Mar 1998

Mr. Greenspan discusses the role of capital in optimal banking supervision and regulation (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 26 Feb 98)

Remarks by the Chairman of the US Federal Reserve System, Mr. Alan Greenspan, before the Conference on Capital Regulation in the 21st Century, held at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York on 26/2/98.

9 Mar 1998

Mr. O'Connell reports on the Irish economy and different aspects of the Central Bank of Ireland's activities (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 18 Feb 97)

Statement by the Governor of the Central Bank of Ireland, Mr. Maurice O'Connell, to the Joint Committee of the Oireachtas (Parliament) on Finance and the Public Service in Dublin on 18/2/97.

4 Mar 1998

Mr. Greenspan presents the Federal Reserve's semi-annual Humphrey Hawkins monetary policy testimony and report to the US Congress (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 24 Feb 98)

Testimony of the Chairman of the Board of the US Federal Reserve System, Mr. Alan Greenspan, before the US Congress on 24/2/98.

4 Mar 1998

Mr. Stals discusses the independence of the central bank and monetary policy in South Africa (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 24 Feb 98)

Address by the Governor of the South African Reserve Bank, Mr. C. Stals, at the 21st Annual Investment Conference of Société Générale Frankel Pollak (Pty) Ltd. in Johannesburg, on 24/2/98.

4 Mar 1998

Mr. Heikensten answers eight questions on monetary policy in Sweden (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 19 Feb 98)

Speech by the Deputy Governor of the Bank of Sweden, Mr. Lars Heikensten, at The Economics Association in Umeå on 19/2/98.

27 Feb 1998

Mr. Grenville discusses exchange rates and crises against the background of the financial turmoil in Asia (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 16 Jan 98)

Talk by Mr. Stephen Grenville, a Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, to the Third Biennial Pacific Rim Allied Economic Organizations Conference in Bangkok on 16/1/98.

27 Feb 1998

Mr. Matsushita reports on recent financial and economic conditions in Japan (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 12 Dec 97)

Speech by the Governor of the Bank of Japan, Mr. Yasuo Matsushita, to the Japan National Press Club in Tokyo on 12/12/97.

27 Feb 1998

Mr. Clementi explains how London's banks and markets will help to forge links between the euro area and the rest of the world (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 10 Feb 98)

Speech by the Deputy Governor of the Bank of England, Mr. David Clementi, before international bankers and members of international organisations in New York on 10/2/98.

27 Feb 1998

Mr. Kelley discusses the Federal Reserve's perspective on the Year 2000 issue (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 11 Feb 98)

Remarks by Mr. Edward W. Kelley, Jr., a member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, before the Florida International Bankers Association and the Miami Bond Club in Miami on 11/2/98.

27 Feb 1998

The Bank of Japan's January report of recent economic and financial developments (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 6 Feb 98)

BANK OF JAPAN, COMMUNICATION, 6/2/98.

19 Feb 1998

Mr. Tietmeyer considers the challenge of the euro for Europe (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 12 Feb 98)

Special address by the President of the Deutsche Bundesbank, Prof. Hans Tietmeyer, at the conference on 'The Challenge of the Euro for Emerging Markets', convened jointly by the National Bank of Poland and the European Economics and Financial Centre in Warsaw on 12/2/98.

19 Feb 1998

Mr. Fazio reports on the Bank of Italy and the European System of Central Banks (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 12 Feb 98)

Statement by the Governor of the Bank of Italy, Dott. Antonio Fazio, before the Treasury, Budget and Planning Committee of the Chamber of Deputies, in Rome on 12/2/98.

19 Feb 1998

Mr. Heikensten discusses economic policy in EMU and Sweden

Mr. Heikensten discusses economic policy in EMU and Sweden

13 Feb 1998

Mr. Brash addresses the concern about New Zealand's balance-of-payments deficit (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 30 Jan 98)

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 30/1/98.

13 Feb 1998

Mr. Thiessen discusses international developments and the prospects for the Canadian economy (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 5 Feb 98)

Notes for remarks by the Governor of the Bank of Canada, Mr. Gordon Thiessen, in Saint John, New Brunswick on 5/2/98.

13 Feb 1998

Mr. Hartmann reviews the standardisation in cross-border payments in the light of European economic and monetary union (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 30 Jan 98)

Speech by Mr. Wendelin Hartmann, a member of the Directorate of the Deutsche Bundesbank, on the occasion of the EMI Seminar on Standardisation - The case of cross-border transfers, held in Frankfurt/Main on 30/1/98.

13 Feb 1998

Mr. Greenspan analyses further the roots of the current crisis in Asia (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 30 Jan 98)

Testimony by the Chairman of the Board of the US Federal Reserve System, Mr. Alan Greenspan, before the Committee on Banking and Financial Services of the US House of Representatives on 30/1/98.

13 Feb 1998

Mr. Greenspan comments on the current direction of the US economy and the fiscal situation in the United States (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 29 Jan 98)

Testimony by the Chairman of the Board of the US Federal Reserve System, Mr. Alan Greenspan, before the Committee on the Budget of the US Senate on 29/1/98.

5 Feb 1998

Mr. George discusses the problems in Asia and considers the risks they pose to the global economy (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 22 Jan 98)

Speech by the Governor of the Bank of England, Mr. E.A.J. George, at the British-American Chamber of Commerce Lunch in London on 22/1/98.

5 Feb 1998

Mr. Bäckström reports on inflation and the interest rate in Sweden (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 27 Jan 98)

Speech by the Governor of the Bank of Sweden, Mr. Urban Bäckström, at a conference organised by the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce and Veckans Affärer in Stockholm on 27/1/98.

2 Feb 1998

Mr. Fazio discusses Italy and Europe in a world of global finance (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 24 Jan 98)

Address by the Governor of the Bank of Italy, Dott. Antonio Fazio, at a conference jointly organised by AIOTE - ASSOBAT - ATIC - FOREX - AIAF and held in Naples on 24/1/98.

2 Feb 1998

Statement by Mr. Dai Xianglong on the stability of the Chinese yuan and on a number of other regional issues

Statement by the Governor of the People's Bank of China, Mr. Dai Xianglong, at a press conference held on 16th January 1998, on the stability of the Chinese yuan, the lessons of the financial crisis in South-East Asia, the linked exchange rate system of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and the impact of the collapse of Peregrine on domestic business.