Speeches by category

Central bankers' speeches - Jan to Mar 1999

Date Titles
31 Mar 1999

Mr White discusses the Asian crisis and the Bank for International Settlements

A paper presented by Mr William R White, Economic Adviser, Head of the Monetary and Economic Department, Bank for International Settlements, at the conference on 'Asia and the future of the world economic systems', organised by the Royal Institute of International Affairs and held in London on 17-18 March 1999.

30 Mar 1999

Mr Yam focuses on international capital flows and free markets (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 26 Mar 1999)

Speech by the Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, Mr Joseph Yam, JP, at the Crédit Suisse First Boston Asian Investment Conference on 26 March 1999.

30 Mar 1999

Mr Tietmeyer discusses the euro: the new common currency (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 29 Mar 1999)

Address by the President of the Deutsche Bundesbank, Prof Hans Tietmeyer, on the occasion of the 7th Europe Lecture sponsored by the VSB Foundation, Utrechts Nieuwsblad/Amersfoorts Courant and Hogeschool van Utrecht in Utrecht on 29 March 1999.

29 Mar 1999

Mr Kelley remarks on the challenges of the Year 2000 computer problem (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 25 Mar 1999)

Remarks by Mr Edward W Kelley, Jr, member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, Owens Distinguished Lecture Series, Owens Graduate School of Management, Vanderbilt University on 25 March 1999.

29 Mar 1999

Mr Sabirin discusses recent developments in the Indonesian economy

Presentation by Dr Syahril Sabirin, Governor of Bank Indonesia, at the Banque de France, Paris in March 1999.

29 Mar 1999

Mr Thiessen reports on the future of the Canadian financial sector, the economy and monetary policy (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 22 Mar 1999)

Remarks by Mr Gordon Thiessen, Governor of the Bank of Canada, to the Mennonite Savings and Credit Union Kitchener, Ontario 22 March 1999.

26 Mar 1999

Mr Brash addresses the question: What can New Zealanders expect of monetary policy in the long term? (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 25 Mar 1999)

Address by Donald T Brash, Governor of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand, to the Northern Club, Auckland on 25 March 1999.

26 Mar 1999

Mr Duisenberg considers the euro, the dollar and national economic policies: what room for manoeuvre? (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 25 Mar 1999)

Speech by Dr Willem F Duisenberg, the President of the European Central Bank, at the Euro, J+80 Conference in Paris on 25 March 1999.

24 Mar 1999

Mr McDonough discusses the changing nature of banking, risk and capital regulation (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 17 Mar 1999)

Speech by the President of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Mr William J McDonough, at the 29th Annual Banking Symposium, Bank and Financial Analysts Association, New York City, on 17 March 1999.

24 Mar 1999

Mr Greenspan discusses financial derivatives and the risks they entail (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 19 Mar 1999)

Speech by the Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Alan Greenspan, before the Futures Industry Association, Boca Raton, Florida, on 19 March 1999.

19 Mar 1999

Bank of Japan's March report of recent economic and financial developments (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 16 Mar 1999)

Bank of Japan, Communication, 16 March 1999.

19 Mar 1999

Mr Erçel talks about the Turkish banking system (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 18 Mar 1999)

Speech by the Governor of the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey, Mr Gazi Erçel, on the occasion of the American Turkish Council meeting in Ankara on 18 March 1999.

19 Mar 1999

Mr Stals addresses the subject of inflation targeting as an anchor for monetary policy in South Africa (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 17 Mar 1999)

Address by the Governor of the South African Reserve Bank, Dr Chris Stals, at a breakfast meeting of the Johannesburg Branch of the Institute of Bankers in South Africa on 17 March 1999.

17 Mar 1999

Mr Thiessen discusses the change in views on the role of monetary policy since the Porter Commission (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 11 Mar 1999)

Text of the Tony Hampson Memorial Lecture by Gordon G Thiessen, Governor of the Bank of Canada, at the C D Howe Institute, Toronto, Ontario, on 11 March 1999.

16 Mar 1999

Mr Schieber looks at the significance of the euro for Germany and the Bundesbank (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 10 Mar 1999)

Speech by Mr Helmut Schieber, a Member of the Board of the Deutsche Bundesbank, at the Euro-Forum hosted by the Club de Banqueros, Mexico, on 10 March 1999.

16 Mar 1999

Mr Duisenberg discusses the Eurosystem's strategy for the euro (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 12 Mar 1999)

Speech by Dr Willem F Duisenberg, President of the European Central Bank, at a conference organised by 'The Economist' in Rome on 12 March 1999.

12 Mar 1999

Mr McDonough comments on Capital Markets, Securities and Government Sponsored Enterprises (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 3 Mar 1999)

Statement by the President of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Mr William J McDonough, before the Committee on Banking and Financial Services, US House of Representatives, Washington DC, on 3 March 1999.

11 Mar 1999

Mr Noyer looks at some initial experiences with the euro (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 8 Mar 1999)

Speech by Christian Noyer, Vice-President of the European Central Bank, at the conference organised by the "Gesprächskreis Nord" of the Friedrich-Ebert Foundation, in Hamburg on 8 March 1999

11 Mar 1999

Mr Kelly's observations on Y2K compliance and the banking system (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 10 Mar 1999)

Speech by Edward W Kelley, Jr, a member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, to the Media Studies Center, New York NY, on 10 March 1999

8 Mar 1999

Mr Ferguson reviews the historical perspective and policy implications of global financial integration (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 4 Mar 99)

Remarks by Mr Roger W Ferguson Jr, a member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Annual Policy Seminar of the National Association for Business Economics, Washington DC, on 4/3/99.

8 Mar 1999

Mr Duisenberg reports on the latest meeting of the ECB Governing Council on 4 March 1999 (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 4 Mar 99)

Introductory statement by the President of the European Central Bank, Mr W F Duisenberg, at the press conference in Frankfurt/Main on 4/3/99.

2 Mar 1999

Mr Ferguson discusses the evolution of financial institutions and markets: implications for public and private policies and practices (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 25 Feb 99)

Remarks by Mr Roger W Ferguson Jr, a member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Money Marketeers of New York University, New York, on 25/2/99.

2 Mar 1999

Mr Bäckström looks at the Riksbank and financial system stability and comments on the LTCM case (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 25 Feb 99)

Speech by Mr Urban Bäckström, Governor of Sveriges Riksbank, to the Swedish Economics Association in Stockholm on 25/2/99.

1 Mar 1999

Monsieur Trichet éclaire les conditions du succès de l'euro (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 22 Feb 99)

Discours de Jean-Claude Trichet, le Gouverneur de la Banque de France, à la conférence de la Banque Centrale de Hesse tenue à Francfort le 22/2/99.

24 Feb 1999

Mr Gjedrem reports on economic perspectives in Norway (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 18 Feb 99)

Annual address by the Governor of the Central Bank of Norway, Mr Svein Gjedrem, at the meeting of the Supervisory Council of Norges Bank on 18/02/99.

23 Feb 1999

Mr George talks about monetary policy in the United Kingdom: The Economic Prospect (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 18 Feb 99)

Text of the Chancellor's Lecture delivered by the Governor of the Bank of England, Mr E A J George, at Hertfordshire University on 18/02/99.

22 Feb 1999

Mr Tietmeyer reports on international cooperation and coordination in the area of financial market supervision and surveillance (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 11 Feb 99)

Report by the President of the Deutsche Bundesbank, Prof Hans Tietmeyer, on 11/02/99.

22 Feb 1999

Mr Greenspan presents the Federal Reserve's semi-annual report on monetary policy to the US Senate (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 23 Feb 99)

Testimony of the Chairman of the Board of the US Federal Reserve System, Mr Alan Greenspan, before the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs of the US Senate on 23/02/99.

18 Feb 1999

Mr Heikensten looks at the current economic situation in Sweden (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 15 Feb 99)

Speech by the First Deputy Governor of Sveriges Riksbank, the Swedish central bank, Mr Lars Heikensten, to Forum '99, the Swedish Federation of Rental Property Owners, in Stockholm on 15/02/99.

18 Feb 1999

Mr Duisenberg evaluates the single European monetary policy (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 9 Feb 99)

Speech by the President of the European Central Bank, Dr Willem F Duisenberg, at the University of Hohenheim, Germany, on 09/02/99.

15 Feb 1999

Mr Reddy discusses issues in fixed income markets (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 11 Feb 99)

Inaugural address by Dr Y V Reddy, a Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, at the seminar on fixed income markets, organised by the National Stock Exchange and ISMA in Mumbai on 11/02/99.

15 Feb 1999

Mr Ferguson gives a 20-year overview of economic developments in Latin America (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 11 Feb 99)

Speech by Mr Roger W Ferguson, Jr, member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, to the Florida International Bankers Association in Miami on 11/02/99.

15 Feb 1999

Mr George's closing speech at the Euromoney International Bond Congress (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 10 Feb 99)

Speech by the Governor of the Bank of England, Mr E A J George, at the Euromoney International Bond Congress in London on 10/02/99.

11 Feb 1999

Mr Bergo looks at the impact of the euro on the economies of non-member states (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 3 Feb 99)

Speech by the Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Norway, Mr Jarle Bergo, to the Scottish Norwegian Business Forum, in Edinburgh, Scotland on 3/2/99.

11 Feb 1999

Mr Sabirin looks at how to create value with macroeconomic adjustments (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 4 Feb 99)

Keynote address by the Governor of the Bank of Indonesia, Dr Syahril Sabirin, at the Presidents Forum Dinner organized by Business Week in Singapore on 4/2/99.

11 Feb 1999

Mr Stals reviews the 1998 IMF and World Bank annual meetings (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 4 Feb 99)

Presentation by the Govenor of the South African Reserve Bank, Mr Chris Stals, to the Portfolio Committee on Finance in Cape Town, South Africa on 04/02/99

9 Feb 1999

Mr Meister reviews the subject of bank insolvencies and moral hazard (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 1 Feb 99)

Statement by Mr Edgar Meister, a member of the Directorate of the Deutsche Bundesbank, at a symposium hosted by the University of Frankfurt on 1/2/99.

9 Feb 1999

Mr Hayami outlines recent economic conditions in Japan and gives his thoughts on the role of a central bank and its balance sheet (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 22 Dec 98)

Speech by the Governor of the Bank of Japan, Mr Masaru Hayami, at the Kisaragi-kai meeting in Tokyo on 22/12/98.

9 Feb 1999

Mr Duisenberg reports on the latest meeting of the ECB Governing Council (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 4 Feb 99)

Introductory statement by the President of the European Central Bank, Mr W F Duisenberg, at the press conference in Frankfurt 4/2/99.

8 Feb 1999

Mr Bäckström discusses the monetary policy situation in Sweden (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 2 Feb 99)

Speech by the Governor of the Bank of Sweden, Mr Urban Bäckström, at Stockholm Chamber of Commerce and Veckans Affärer on 2/2/99.