Speeches by category

Central bankers' speeches - Jan to Mar 2004

Date Titles
1 Mar 2004

Susan Schmidt Bies: Financial markets and corporate governance

Remarks by Ms Susan Schmidt Bies, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Economic Club of Memphis dinner, Memphis, 19 February 2004.

1 Mar 2004

Ben S Bernanke: The great moderation

Remarks by Mr Ben S Bernanke, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the meetings of the Eastern Economic Association, Washington DC, 20 February 2004.

1 Mar 2004

Lucas D Papademos: Presentation of the three prizewinning design proposals for the New ECB Premises

Introductory statement by Mr Lucas Papademos, Vice-President of the European Central Bank and Chairman of the Jury for the international urban planning and architectural design competition for the New ECB Premises, at the Deutsches Architektur Museum, Frankfurt am Main, 20 February 2004.

1 Mar 2004

Jaime Caruana: Latest progress on Basel II

Inaugural address by Mr Jaime Caruana, Governor of the Bank of Spain and Chairman of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, at the 5th Annual Risk Management Convention of the Global Association of Risk Professionals, New York, 24 February 2004.

1 Mar 2004

Alan Greenspan: Government-sponsored enterprises

Testimony of Mr Alan Greenspan, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, before the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, U.S. Senate, 24 February 2004.

1 Mar 2004

Alan Greenspan: Understanding household debt obligations

Remarks by Mr Alan Greenspan, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Credit Union National Association 2004 Governmental Affairs Conference, Washington DC, 23 February 2004.

1 Mar 2004

Alan Greenspan: The critical role of education in the nation's economy

Remarks by Mr Alan Greenspan, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce 2004 Annual Meeting, Omaha, 20 February 2004.

25 Feb 2004

Rachel Lomax: Inflation targeting - achievement and challenges

Speech by Ms Rachel Lomax 1 Deputy Governor of the Bank of England, to the Bristol Society at the University of the West of England, Bristol, 18 February 2004.

25 Feb 2004

Zeti Akhtar Aziz: The nature of risks involved in dealing with OTC financial derivatives

Keynote address by Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz, Governor of the Central Bank of Malaysia, at the 4th Banking and Financial Law School Seminar, Kuala Lumpur, 19 February 2004.

25 Feb 2004

Zdenìk Tùma: Forecasting at central banks

Speech by Mr Zdenìk Tùma, Governor of the Czech National Bank, at the Forecasting Dinner 2004, 20 February 2004.

25 Feb 2004

Svein Gjedrem: Economic perspectives

Annual address by Mr Svein Gjedrem, Governor of Norges Bank (Central Bank of Norway), at the meeting of the Supervisory Council of Norges Bank, Oslo, 19 February 2004.

25 Feb 2004

Jean-Claude Trichet: Testimony before the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs of the European Parliament

Introductory statement by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, Brussels, 16 February 2004.

25 Feb 2004

David Dodge: Policies for changing times

Remarks by Mr David Dodge, Governor of the Bank of Canada, to the Mexican Business Coordinating Council, Mexico City, 17 February 2004.

25 Feb 2004

Antonio Fazio: The international economy and Italy

Address by Mr Antonio Fazio, Governor of the Bank of Italy, at the AIAF - ASSIOM - ATIC Forex, Genoa, 14 February 2004.

23 Feb 2004

Franz-Christoph Zeitler: The Stability and Growth Pact

Speech by Professor Franz-Christoph Zeitler, Member of the Executive Board of the Deutsche Bundesbank, at the Forum for discussion of the Friends of Europe, the Hanns Seidel Foundation and the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, Brussels, 16 February 2004.

23 Feb 2004

Glenn Stevens: Recent issues for the conduct of monetary policy

Speech by Mr Glenn Stevens, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, to the Australian Business Economists and the Economic Society (NSW Branch), Sydney, 17 February 2004.

23 Feb 2004

David Dodge: Adjusting to a changing economic world

Remarks by Mr David Dodge, Governor of the Bank of Canada, to the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montréal, Montréal, 11 February 2004.

23 Feb 2004

Lars Heikensten: Risk management and financial stability

Speech by Mr Lars Heikensten, Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank, at the Risk Management Forum, Stockholm, 17 February 2004.

23 Feb 2004

Jean-Pierre Roth: Switzerland - a financial centre in the heart of the euro area

Summary of a speech by Mr Jean-Pierre Roth, Chairman of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank, at the Belgian Financial Forum, Brussels, 16 February 2004.

16 Feb 2004

Hermann Remsperger: Reforms must continue

Speech by Professor Hermann Remsperger, Member of the Executive Board of the Deutsche Bundesbank, at Barclays Capital Roundtable, Frankfurt, 10 February 2004.

16 Feb 2004

Ishrat Husain: Economy of Pakistan - past, present and future

Keynote address by Mr Ishrat Husain, Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan, at the Conference on Islamization and the Pakistani Economy, Washington DC, 27 January 2004.

16 Feb 2004

Lars Heikensten: Monetary policy - some current issues

Speech by Mr Lars Heikensten, Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank, at the Stockholm School of Economics, Economic Association, Stockholm, 10 February 2004.

16 Feb 2004

Alan Greenspan: Federal Reserve Board's semiannual monetary policy report to the Congress

Testimony of Mr Alan Greenspan, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, before the Committee on Financial Services, US House of Representatives, Washington, 11 February 2004.

12 Feb 2004

Bank of Japan's February report of recent economic and financial developments

Bank of Japan's February report of recent economic and financial developments, This report is based on data and information available at the time of the Bank of Japan Monetary Policy Meeting held on February 4 and 5, 2004.

12 Feb 2004

Susan Schmidt Bies: Enterprise-wide compliance programs

Speech by Ms Susan Schmidt Bies, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Bond Market Association's Legal and Compliance Conference, New York, 4 February 2004.

12 Feb 2004

Shkëlqim Cani: The monetary programme of 2004 - its cohabitation with the fiscal policy

Discussion by Mr Shkëlqim Cani, Governor of the Bank of Albania, in the Parliamentary Commission of Economy, Finance and Privatizations, Tirana, 15 December 2003.

12 Feb 2004

European Central Bank: Press conference - introductory statement

Introductory statement by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, and Mr Lucas Papademos, Vice-President of the European Central Bank, Frankfurt am Main, 5 February 2004.

12 Feb 2004

Zeti Akhtar Aziz: Brief remarks on managing financial instability and shocks in a globalising world

Introductory remarks by Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz, Governor of the Central Bank of Malaysia, at the Tun Ismail ali Chair Public Lecture, Kuala Lumpur, 6 February 2004.

12 Feb 2004

Zdenek Tùma: Euro adoption, acceding countries and financial stability

Speech by Mr Zdenek Tùma, Governor of the Czech National Bank, at the IMF Conference, Prague, 3 February 2004.

12 Feb 2004

Zhou Xiaochuan: Steadily advancing market-based interest rate reform

Speech by Mr Zhou Xiaochuan, Governor of the People's Bank of China, at the Conference ¿China: Making Financial Markets Work¿, jointly sponsored by the Bank of China, Euromoney and Hong Kong &Shanghai Banking Cooperation, Beijing, 3 December 2003.

12 Feb 2004

Zhou Xiaochuan: Capital Accord II and regional disparities in financial risks

Speech by Mr Zhou Xiaochuan, Governor of the People's Bank of China, at the Seminar on Risk Management and Internal Control of the Commercial Banks, Beijing, 8 January 2004.

6 Feb 2004

Irma Rosenberg: The current monetary policy situation

Speech by Ms Irma Rosenberg, Deputy Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank, at Handelsbanken, Stockholm, 29 January 2004.

6 Feb 2004

Alan Bollard: Asset prices and monetary policy

Address by Dr Alan Bollard, Governor of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand, to the Canterbury Employers' Chamber of Commerce, Christchurch, 30 January 2004.

6 Feb 2004

Jean-Claude Trichet: The challenges for the European economy in 2004

Speech by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, at a conference organised by Foro de la Nueva Economia and The Wall Street Journal, Madrid, 29 January 2004.

6 Feb 2004

Jean-Claude Trichet: The euro - five years on

Speech by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, at the Annual Dinner of the Guild of International Bankers, London, 2 February 2004.

6 Feb 2004

David Dodge: Summary of the latest Monetary Policy Report

Opening statement by Mr David Dodge, Governor of the Bank of Canada, at a press conference following the release of the Monetary Policy Report Update, Ottawa, 22 January 2004.

6 Feb 2004

Ernst Welteke: Germany and Europe - recovery in 2004!

Speech by Mr Ernst Welteke, President of the Deutsche Bundesbank, at the British Chamber of Commerce, IHK Frankfurt, 3 February 2004.

6 Feb 2004

Nout Wellink: Prospects for the European economy

Address by Dr Nout Wellink, President of the Netherlands Bank and President of the Bank for International Settlements, for the Canadian Netherlands Business and Professional Association (CNBPA), Toronto, 27 January 2004.

3 Feb 2004

Jarle Bergo: Flexible inflation targeting

Speech by Mr Jarle Bergo, Deputy Governor of Norges Bank (Central Bank of Norway), at a seminar arranged by the Association of Norwegian Economists, Gausdal, 23 January 2004.

3 Feb 2004

Jean-Claude Trichet: The integration of European financial markets

Speech by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, at the Deutsche Börse's New Year's Reception 2004, Frankfurt am Main, 26 January 2004.