Speeches by category

Central bankers' speeches - Jan to Mar 2005

Date Titles
17 Feb 2005

Joseph Yam: Basel II - back to the future

Opening remarks by Mr Joseph Yam, Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, at the HKMA Seventh Distinguished Lecture: ¿Basel II: Back to the Future¿, Hong Kong, 4 February 2005.

17 Feb 2005

Timothy F Geithner: Further investments to strengthen the financial system

Remarks by Mr Timothy F Geithner, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, before the Economic Club of Washington, Washington, 9 February 2005.

17 Feb 2005

Antonio Fazio: The outlook for the global economy and Italy

Address by Mr Antonio Fazio, Governor of the Bank of Italy, at the AIAF - ASSIOM - ATIC FOREX, Modena, 12 February 2005.

17 Feb 2005

Mervyn King: The international monetary system

Speech by Mr Mervyn King, Governor of the Bank of England, at the ¿Advancing Enterprise 2005¿ conference, London, 4 February 2005.

17 Feb 2005

Alan Greenspan: Federal Reserve Board's semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress

Testimony by Mr Alan Greenspan, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, before the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, US Senate, Washington, 16 February 2005.

16 Feb 2005

Wu Xiaoling: Develop corporate bond market to improve financial asset structure

Speech by Ms Wu Xiaoling, Deputy Governor of the People¿s Bank of China, at the Ninth Forum of China¿s Capital Market, Beijing, 17 January 2005.

16 Feb 2005

Ben S Bernanke: Inflation in Latin America - a new era?

Remarks by Mr Ben S Bernanke, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research Economic Summit, Stanford, California, 11 February 2005.

16 Feb 2005

Sir K Dwight Venner: The ECCU economy in 2004 and prospects for 2005 and beyond

Presentation by Sir K Dwight Venner, Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank, St. Kitts, 25 January 2005.

16 Feb 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 February 2005.

16 Feb 2005

Philipp M Hildebrand: Developments in the hedge fund industry,

Speech by Dr Philipp M Hildebrand, Member of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank, at the Swiss Finance Conference 2005, Zurich, 4 February 2005.

16 Feb 2005

Jaime Caruana: Basel II - back to the future

Speech by Mr Jaime Caruana, Governor of the Bank of Spain and Chairman of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, at the 7th HKMA Distinguished Lecture, ¿Basel II - Back to the Future¿, Hong Kong, 4 February 2005.

16 Feb 2005

Alan Greenspan: Current account

Remarks by Mr Alan Greenspan, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Advancing Enterprise 2005 Conference, London, England, 4 February 2005.

16 Feb 2005

Alan Greenspan: Adam Smith Memorial Lecture

Remarks by Mr Alan Greenspan, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Adam Smith Memorial Lecture, Kirkcaldy, Scotland, 6 February 2005.

11 Feb 2005

Nicholas Le Pan: Implementation of Basel II

Inaugural address by Mr Nicholas Le Pan, Superintendent, Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions, Canada; Chairman of the Basel Accord Implementation Group; and Vice Chairman of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, at the 6th Annual Global Association of Risk Professionals 2005, New York, 1 February 2005

11 Feb 2005

Lars Nyberg: Prices and costs in the Swedish payment market

Speech by Mr Lars Nyberg, Deputy Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank, to Scandinavian Card Markets, Stockholm, 25 January 2005

11 Feb 2005

Niklaus Blattner: New banknotes project of the Swiss National Bank

Speech by Mr Niklaus Blattner, Vice-Chairman of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank, at the Media News Conference of the Swiss National Bank, Berne, 2 February 2005

11 Feb 2005

Ranee Jayamaha: Promoting credit culture and expediting the process of debt recovery

Speech by Dr Ranee Jayamaha, Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, at a workshop on proposed law on restructuring of sick industries and other legal issues at the Centre for Banking Studies, Rajagiriya, 1 February 2005

11 Feb 2005

Sunil Mendis: Central bank governance and how such governance is related to strategic planning in central banks

Opening remarks by Mr Sunil Mendis, Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, at the 3rd SEACEN EXCO Seminar and Meeting, Colombo, 28-29 January 2005.

11 Feb 2005

Ardian Fullani: Economic developments during the second semester of 2004 and expectations for year 2005

Statement by Mr Ardian Fullani, Governor of the Bank of Albania, Tirana, 28 January 2005

11 Feb 2005

Burhanuddin Abdullah: Progressing towards a sound, strong banking system for promoting development

Address by Mr Burhanuddin Abdullah, Governor of Bank Indonesia, at the 2005 Bankers¿ Dinner, Jakarta, 14 January 2005.

5 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.

3 Feb 2005

Caleb M Fundanga: Zambia's economic outlook - what have we learnt in the last 40 years and where do we go from here?

Paper presented by Dr Caleb M Fundanga, Governor of the Bank of Zambia, at the CIMA Zambia annual business discussion on the theme ¿Zambia¿s economic outlook - what have we learnt in the last 40 years and where do we go from here?¿, Lusaka, 7 January 2005.

3 Feb 2005

Caleb M Fundanga: Relations between the Embassy of France and the Bank of Zambia

Speech by Dr Caleb M Fundanga, Governor of the Bank of Zambia, at the signing ceremony of the memorandum of understanding between the Embassy of France and the Bank of Zambia, Lusaka, 18 January 2005.

3 Feb 2005

Ishrat Husain: Banking sector reforms in Pakistan

Article by Mr Ishrat Husain, Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan, reproduced from Blue Chip - The Business People¿s Magazine, January 2005.

3 Feb 2005

Ishrat Husain: Future outlook and challenges for Pakistan's economy

Address by Mr Ishrat Husain, Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan, at the Seminar organized by the Pakistan Bankers Association UK, London, 17 January 2005.

3 Feb 2005

European Central Bank: Press conference on the chosen design for the New ECB Premises

Introductory statements by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, and Mr Lucas Papademos, Vice President of the European Central Bank, to the press conference on the chosen design of the international urban planning and architectural design competition for the New ECB Premises, Frankfurt, 20 January 2005.

3 Feb 2005

Jean-Claude Trichet: Interview with Les Echos

English translation of an interview of Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, conducted by Ms Françoise Crouïgneau and Mr Thibaut Madelin (Les Echos), 20 January 2005.

3 Feb 2005

Jean-Claude Trichet: Communication, transparency and the ECB's monetary policy

Keynote speech by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, at the New Year¿s reception of the International Club of Frankfurt Economic Journalists, Frankfurt, 24 January 2005.

2 Feb 2005

Norman Chan: Hong Kong as an international debt financing centre

Remarks by Mr Norman Chan, Deputy Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, at the cocktail reception of HKCMA Forum 2005, Hong Kong, 26 January 2005.

2 Feb 2005

Ardian Fullani: Monitoring of the economy to be conducted not only in the metropolis but in the regions as well

Article from Mr Ardian Fullani, Governor of the Bank of Albania, published in the Ekonomia newspaper, 21 January 2005.

2 Feb 2005

Alan Bollard: New Zealand's potential growth rate

Address by Dr Alan Bollard, Governor of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand, to the New Zealand Canterbury Employers¿ Chamber of Commerce, Christchurch, 28 January 2005.

2 Feb 2005

John Hurley: Some perspectives on Ireland's and Europe's economic performance

Address by Mr John Hurley, Governor of the Central Bank and Financial Services Authority of Ireland, to the Cork Chamber of Commerce Business Breakfast, Cork, 28 January 2005.

2 Feb 2005

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, 27 January 2005.

28 Jan 2005

Jarle Bergo: The basis for inflation targeting

Speech by Mr Jarle Bergo, Deputy Governor of Norges Bank (Central Bank of Norway), at the Foreign Exchange Seminar of the Association of Norwegian Economists, Sanderstølen, 21 January 2005.

28 Jan 2005

Ben S Bernanke: Productivity

Remarks by Mr Ben S Bernanke, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the C Peter McColough Roundtable Series on International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations, 19 January 2005.

28 Jan 2005

Zeti Akhtar Aziz: Launch of the Financial Mediation Bureau

Speech by Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz, Governor of the Central Bank of Malaysia, at the launch of the Financial Mediation Bureau (FMB), Kuala Lumpur, 20 January 2005.

28 Jan 2005

Zhou Xiaochuan: Improve corporate governance and develop capital market

Speech by Mr Zhou Xiaochuan, Governor of the People¿s Bank of China, at the Euromoney ¿China Forum: Capital Market and Corporate Governance¿, Beijing, 1 December 2004.

28 Jan 2005

Zhou Xiaochuan: Improve legal system and financial ecology

Speech by Mr Zhou Xiaochuan, Governor of the People¿s Bank of China, at the ¿Forum of 50 Chinese Economists¿, Beijing, 2 December 2004.

28 Jan 2005

Timothy F Geithner: A view from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Remarks by Mr Timothy F Geithner, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, at the Business Council of Fairfield County¿s Economic Luncheon, New York, 19 January 2005.

28 Jan 2005

Mervyn King: Monetary policy developments

Speech by Mr Mervyn King, Governor of the Bank of England, to the CBI Dinner, Manchester, 20 January 2005.