Speeches by category

Central bankers' speeches - Jan to Mar 2005

Date Titles
14 Mar 2005

Jean-Claude Trichet: Economic and financial integration in EMU and implications for monetary and economic policies

Speech by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, at the SUERF/UNICREDIT conference entitled ¿Governance and structure of European finance after EU enlargement¿, Frankfurt, 9 March 2005.

14 Mar 2005

Axel A Weber: Challenges to convergence in the larger EU

Statement by Professor Axel A Weber, President of the Deutsche Bundesbank, at the Conference ¿Governance and Structure of European Finance after EU Enlargement¿, Frankfurt, 9 March 2005.

14 Mar 2005

Eirìkur Guonason: Central bank collections in a small society

Speech by Mr Eiríkur Guìnason, Governor of the Central Bank of Iceland, at the European Association for Banking History (EABH), Lisbon, 15 December 2004.

7 Mar 2005

Miranda S Goeltom: Indonesian macroeconomic developments and policy - progressing towards a sound banking system

Keynote speech by Dr Miranda S Goeltom, Senior Deputy Governor of the Bank Indonesia, on the CNBC Strategic Forum, Jakarta, 24 January 2005.

7 Mar 2005

Edward M Gramlich: The importance of raising national saving

Speech by Mr Edward M Gramlich, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Benjamin Rush Lecture, Dickinson College, Pennsylvania, 2 March 2005.

7 Mar 2005

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, 3 March 2005.

7 Mar 2005

Alan Greenspan: Economic outlook and current fiscal issues

Testimony by Mr Alan Greenspan, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, before the Committee on the Budget, US House of Representatives, 2 March 2005.

7 Mar 2005

Alan Greenspan: The tax system

Testimony by Mr Alan Greenspan, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, before the President¿s Advisory Panel on Federal Tax Reform, Washington, DC, 3 March 2005.

1 Mar 2005

Mark W Olson: Loan quality and how it reflects the overall economy

Remarks by Mr Mark W Olson, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Government Affairs Conference of the Credit Union National Association, Washington, DC, 28 February 2005.

1 Mar 2005

Caleb M Fundanga: Bringing banking facilities closer to the people in Zambia

Speech by Dr Caleb M Fundanga, Governor of the Bank of Zambia, at the official opening of the Stanbic Bank Matero Branch, Matero, Lusaka, 2 February 2005.

1 Mar 2005

Caleb M Fundanga: International financial reporting standards for banks and other financial institutions

Speech by Dr Caleb M Fundanga, Governor of the Bank of Zambia, at the official opening of a workshop on ¿International financial reporting standards for banks and other financial institutions¿, organised by the Bank of Zambia in conjunction with the Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants, Lusaka, 17 February 2005.

1 Mar 2005

Yves Mersch: The evolution of the European model of integration

Speech by Mr Yves Mersch, Governor of the Central Bank of Luxembourg, at the AMCHAM (American Chamber of Commerce) Financial Services Committee¿s Networking, Luxembourg, 15 February 2005.

1 Mar 2005

Zeti Akhtar Aziz: Further strengthening of the institutional structure for Islamic banking business operations

Speech by Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz, Governor of the Central Bank of Malaysia, at the launch of RHB Islamic Bank Berhad, Kuala Lumpur, 1 March 2005.

1 Mar 2005

Toshihiko Fukui: Toward sustainable economic recovery

Speech by Mr Toshihiko Fukui, Governor of the Bank of Japan, to the Naigai Josei Chousa Kai (Research Institute of Japan), Tokyo, 28 February 2005.

28 Feb 2005

Caleb M Fundanga: Supervision of non-bank financial institutions

Speech by Dr Caleb M Fundanga, Governor of the Bank of Zambia, at the opening ceremony of a MEFMI/ACBF/IMF - East Afritac Regional Workshop on ¿Supervision of non-bank financial institutions¿, Lusaka, 14 February 2005.

28 Feb 2005

Marion Williams: The drivers of a changing financial system in Barbados

Address by Dr Marion Williams, Governor of the Central Bank of Barbados, to a seminar hosted by the University of the West Indies Alumni Association and the Barbados Institute of Banking & Finance, Cave Hill, 14 February 2005.

28 Feb 2005

Zeti Akhtar Aziz: Bank Negara Malaysia LINK

Speech by Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz, Governor of the Central Bank of Malaysia, at the launch of Bank Negara Malaysia LINK, Kuala Lumpur, 25 February 2005.

28 Feb 2005

Jean-Claude Trichet: Monetary policy and private expectations

Text of the Zolotas Lecture given by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, at the Bank of Greece, Athens, 25 February 2005.

28 Feb 2005

Nout Wellink: On the euro and exports, speculation and global trade

Speech by Dr Nout Wellink, President of the Netherlands Bank and President of the Bank for International Settlements, on the occasion of a luncheon conference of the Limburgse Werkgevers Vereniging, Herten-Roermond, 26 January 2005.

25 Feb 2005

Paul Hartmann: Status and future of retirement funds in Namibia

Address by Mr Paul Hartmann, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Namibia, at the Old Mutual Namibia ¿Retire right¿ conference, Windhoek, 23 February 2005.

25 Feb 2005

Rachel Lomax: Why monetary stability matters to Merseyside

Speech by Ms Rachel Lomax, Deputy Governor of the Bank of England, at the launch of the Merseyside Economic Review 2005, the Mersey Partnership, Liverpool, 24 February 2005.

25 Feb 2005

Rafael Buenaventura: Strengthening the cornerstones of excellence

Opening and closing remarks by Mr Rafael Buenaventura, Governor of Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (Central Bank of the Philippines), at the BSP Strategic Planning Conference, Manila, 10 January 2005.

25 Feb 2005

Rafael Buenaventura: Implementation of BSP rules on the transport of currencies

Keynote address by Mr Rafael Buenaventura, Governor of Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (Central Bank of the Philippines), at the BSP Strategic Planning Conference, Manila, at the signing of the Memorandum of Agreement for the Effective Implementation of BSP rules on Physical Cross-border Transport of Currencies, Manila, 17 January 2005.

25 Feb 2005

Rafael Buenaventura: New Year message 2005

Speech by Mr Rafael Buenaventura, Governor of Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (Central Bank of the Philippines), at the Annual Reception for the Banking Community, Manila, 18 January 2005.

25 Feb 2005

Rafael Buenaventura: Deepening domestic financial reforms

Speech by Mr Rafael Buenaventura, Governor of Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (Central Bank of the Philippines), at the Financial Executives Institute of the Philippines (FINEX) forum on ¿Deepening reforms, strengthening core values¿ and Induction of FINEX Officers, Makati City, 19 January 2005.

25 Feb 2005

Jean-Pierre Roth: Economic prospects for 2005 in a subdued European environment

Summary of a speech by Mr Jean-Pierre Roth, Chairman of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank, at the ¿Les Rencontres au Château¿ meeting, Sierre, 22 February 2005.

25 Feb 2005

Lars Heikensten: Thoughts on how to develop the Riksbank's monetary policy work

Speech by Mr Lars Heikensten, Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank, at the Swedish Economics Association, Stockholm, 22 February 2005.

23 Feb 2005

Pierluigi Ciocca: 'Basel 2' and 'IAS' - more competition, less risk

Speech by Mr Pierluigi Ciocca, Deputy Director General of the Bank of Italy, at the 8th ABI Convention ¿Implementing Basel 2 and IAS: Tendencies, Problems, Solutions¿, Rome, 29 November 2004.

23 Feb 2005

Kristina Persson: Monetary policy in a low-inflation economy

Speech by Ms Kristina Persson, Deputy Governor of Sveriges Riksbank, at the Stockholm Strand Rotary Club, Stockholm, 18 February 2005.

23 Feb 2005

Ardian Fullani: Brief presentation on accounting developments in Albania

Greeting address by Mr Ardian Fullani, Governor of the Bank of Albania, at the First Congress of Accountants and Financiers, Tirana, 10 January 2005.

23 Feb 2005

Zdenik Tùma: Forecasting and its role as an information source in the decision-making of the central bank

Speech by Mr Zdenìk Tùma, Governor of the Czech National Bank, at the Forecasting Dinner 2005, Czech National Bank, Prague, 18 February 2005.

23 Feb 2005

Zeti Akhtar Aziz: Strengthening the banking sector for further competition

Keynote address by Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz, Governor of the Central Bank of Malaysia, at the dialogue session with banking institutions, Kuala Lumpur, 17 February 2005.

23 Feb 2005

Svein Gjedrem: Economic perspectives

Address by Mr Svein Gjedrem, Governor of Norges Bank (Central Bank of Norway), at the meeting of the Supervisory Council of Norges Bank, Oslo, 17 February 2005.

23 Feb 2005

I J Macfarlane: Recent financial and economic developments in Australia

Opening statement by Mr I J Macfarlane, Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, to the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics, Finance and Public Administration, Sydney, 18 February 2005.

23 Feb 2005

David Dodge: Monetary policy and exchange rate movements

Remarks by Mr David Dodge, Governor of the Bank of Canada, to the Vancouver Board of Trade, Vancouver, 17 February 2005.

23 Feb 2005

Antonio Fazio: Franco Modigliani

Address by Mr Antonio Fazio, Governor of the Bank of Italy, at the Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei International Conference, Rome, 18 February 2005.

17 Feb 2005

Kishori J Udeshi: The pursuit of financial stability

Speech by Ms Kishori J Udeshi, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, at the 7th Money and Finance Conference organised by Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR), Mumbai, 10 February 2005.

17 Feb 2005

Shyamala Gopinath: Foreign exchange regulatory regimes in India - from control to management

Address by Ms Shyamala Gopinath, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, at the Conference organised by the Forum for Free Enterprise, Mumbai, 25 January 2005.

17 Feb 2005

Ishrat Husain: Economy of Pakistan - an overview

Keynote address by Mr Ishrat Husain, Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan, at the Expo 2005 Conference, Karachi, 3 February 2005.

17 Feb 2005

Y V Reddy: Monetary policy - an outline

Presidential address by Dr Y V Reddy, Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, circulated in the Annual Conference of Andhra Pradesh Economic Association, Visakhapatnam, 12 February 2005.