Speeches by category

Central bankers' speeches - Jan to Mar 2006

Date Titles
31 Mar 2006

Toshihiko Fukui: Semiannual report on currency and monetary control

Statement by Mr Toshihiko Fukui, Governor of the Bank of Japan, before the Committee on Financial Affairs, House of Councillors, Tokyo, 21 February 2006.

31 Mar 2006

Amando M Tetangco Jr: Outlook on the country's economic condition and the role of information technology to uplift economic growth

Speech by Mr Amando M Tetangco, Jr, Governor of the Central Bank of the Philippines, at the Induction of Officers of the Philippines Electronics and Telecommunications Federation, Inc. (PETEF) and the Information Technology Association of the Philippines (ITAP), Makati, 13 March 2006.

31 Mar 2006

Krzysztof Rybinski: Easier, faster and more economical! Things we have never done before

Address by Mr Krzysztof Rybinski, Vice-President of the National Bank of Poland, at the Congress of e-Economy, Warsaw, 21 March 2006.

31 Mar 2006

Philipp Hildebrand: Global economic prospects and key challenges for monetary policy

Summary of a speech by Mr Philipp Hildebrand, Member of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank, at the Money Market Event, Zurich, 23 March 2006.

31 Mar 2006

Otmar Issing: The euro - a currency without a state

Speech by Mr Otmar Issing, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, at an event organised by the Bank of Finland, Helsinki, 24 March 2006.

27 Mar 2006

Svein Gjedrem: Norwegian experiences in balancing economic development with macroeconomic stability - a historical perspective

Speech by Mr Svein Gjedrem, Governor of Norges Bank (Central Bank of Norway), at the Norwegian Embassy, New Dehli, 21 March 2006.

27 Mar 2006

Zeti Akhtar Aziz: The International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance

Governor's luncheon address by Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz, Governor of the Central Bank of Malaysia, at the launching of The International Centre For Education In Islamic Finance (INCEIF), Kuala Lumpur, 23 March 2006.

27 Mar 2006

Ivan Iskrov: Financial progress and prospects

Speech by Mr Ivan Iskrov, Governor of the Bulgarian National Bank, at the Sixth Business Roundtable with the Government of Bulgaria, Sofia, 21 March 2006.

27 Mar 2006

Jarle Bergo: The role of interest rates and the outlook for the Norwegian economy

Address by Mr Jarle Bergo, Deputy Governor of Norges Bank, at a seminar hosted by Swedbank Markets Oslo/First Securities, Gardermoen, 23 March 2006.

27 Mar 2006

Adrian Orr: Towards a framework for promoting financial stability in New Zealand

Speech by Mr Adrian Orr, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand, presented to the Institution of Professional Engineers New Zealand, Wellington, 22 March 2006.

24 Mar 2006

Ben S Bernanke: Reflections on the yield curve and monetary policy

Remarks by Ben S Bernanke, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, before the Economic Club of New York, New York, 20 March 2006.

24 Mar 2006

Axel A Weber: The role of money in the monetary policy of the Eurosystem

Remarks by Mr Axel A Weber, President of the Deutsche Bundesbank, at the panel discussion: ECB monetary policy: the first seven years, at an ECB colloquium held in honour of Otmar Issing: Monetary policy: a journey from theory to practice, Frankfurt, 16 March 2006.

24 Mar 2006

Donald L Kohn: Monetary policy and asset prices

Remarks by Mr Donald L Kohn, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at "Monetary Policy: A Journey from Theory to Practice", a European Central Bank Colloquium held in honor of Otmar Issing, Frankfurt, 16 March 2006.

24 Mar 2006

Lars Nyberg: The framework of modern central banking

Speech by Mr Lars Nyberg, Deputy Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank, at the Conference on Reforming the State Bank of Vietnam, Hanoi, 21 March 2006.

24 Mar 2006

Svante Öberg: Sweden - a low inflation economy

Speech by Mr Svante Öberg, Deputy Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank, at Stockholm University, Stockholm, 21 March 2006.

22 Mar 2006

Toshihiko Fukui: New framework for the conduct of monetary policy - toward achieving sustainable economic growth with price stability

Summary of a speech by Mr Toshihiko Fukui, Governor of the Bank of Japan, to the Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Tokyo, 16 March 2006.

22 Mar 2006

Mark W Olson: Are banks still special?

Remarks by Mr Mark W Olson, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Annual Washington Conference of the Institute of International Bankers, Washington, DC, 13 March 2006.

22 Mar 2006

Arnold Schilder: Banks and the compliance challenge

Speech by Professor Arnold Schilder, Chairman of the BCBS Accounting Task Force and Executive Director of the Governing Board of the Netherlands Bank, at the Asian Banker Summit, Bangkok, 16 March 2006.

22 Mar 2006

Jean-Claude Trichet: Interview with Der Standard, De Standaard, La Tribune, Süddeutsche Zeitung and L'Echo

An interview with Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, conducted by Der Standard, De Standaard, La Tribune, Süddeutsche Zeitung and L'Echo, published on 15 March 2006.

21 Mar 2006

Erkki Liikanen: How to boost Europe's growth potential?

Speech by Mr Erkki Liikanen, Governor of the Bank of Finland, at the CEPS Breakfast Meeting, Brussels, 10 March 2006.

21 Mar 2006

John Hurley: Monetary policy and prospects for the European economy

Speech by Mr John Hurley, Governor of the Central Bank and Financial Services Authority of Ireland, to the luncheon meeting of EU Heads of Missions at the French Embassy, Dublin, 9 March 2006.

21 Mar 2006

Süreyya Serdengeçti: Inflation targeting - performance and challenges

Opening speech by Mr Süreyya Serdengeçti, Governor of the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey, at the Conference on Inflation Targeting: Performance and Challenges, Istanbul, 19 January 2006.

21 Mar 2006

Y V Reddy: Financial sector reform and financial stability

Speech by Dr Y V Reddy, Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, at the 8th Global Conference of Actuaries, Mumbai, 10 March 2006.

21 Mar 2006

Krzysztof Rybinski: Globalisation - opportunities, threats and implications for the economic policy

Speech by Mr Krzysztof Rybinski, Deputy President of the National Bank of Poland, at a meeting with entrepreneurs who have participated in the economic climate survey carried out by the National Bank of Poland, Rzeszow, 10 March 2006.

16 Mar 2006

Timothy F Geithner: US monetary policy in the global financial environment

Remarks by Mr Timothy F Geithner, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, at the Japan Society Corporate Luncheon, New York City, 9 March 2006.

16 Mar 2006

Axel A Weber: The role of interest rates in theory and practice - how useful is the concept of the natural real rate of interest for monetary policy?

Text of the G.L.S. Shackle Biennial Memorial Lecture 2006, by Mr Axel A Weber, President of the Deutsche Bundesbank, at St. Edmund's College, Cambridge, 9 March 2006.

16 Mar 2006

Yves Mersch: Bridge Forum Dialogue

Introduction by Mr Yves Mersch, Governor of the Central Bank of Luxembourg, to the speech by Vaclav Klaus, President of the Czech Republic, at the Bridge Forum Dialogue conference, Luxembourg, 8 March 2006.

16 Mar 2006

Roger W Ferguson, Jr: International financial reporting and auditing

Remarks by Mr Roger W Ferguson, Jr, Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, to the FSF, IASB, and IFAC Roundtable on Financial Reporting and Auditing, Paris, 16 February 2006.

14 Mar 2006

Ben S Bernanke: Community banking and community bank supervision in the twenty-first century

Remarks by Ben S Bernanke, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Independent Community Bankers of America National Convention and Techworld, Las Vegas, 8 March 2006.

14 Mar 2006

Svein Gjedrem: The conduct of monetary policy

Comments by Mr Svein Gjedrem, Governor of the Central Bank of Norway, on the Norges Bank Watch 2006 report, Oslo, 9 March 2006.

14 Mar 2006

Ewart S Williams: A brief overview of developments in Trinidad and Tobago

Opening remarks by Mr Ewart S Williams, Governor of the Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago, at the Launch of Intercommercial Trust & Merchant Bank Limited, Port of Spain, 16 February 2006.

14 Mar 2006

Tiff Macklem: Renewing the IMF - some lessons from modern central banking

Remarks by Mr Tiff Macklem, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Canada, to the Global Interdependence Center, Philadelphia, 9 March 2006.

13 Mar 2006

Michael C Bonello: The challenges faced by the Maltese economy ahead of euro adoption and their implications for monetary policy

Interview with Mr Michael C Bonello, Governor of the Central Bank of Malta, by The Times, 2 March 2006.

13 Mar 2006

Ardian Fullani: Remittances: An opportunity for growth - the Albanian migration to Italy as a case study

Speech by Mr Ardian Fullani, Governor of the Bank of Albania, at the Conference on Remittances, Bari, 4 March 2006.

13 Mar 2006

Ewart S Williams: The Caribbean Money Market Brokers - impact on Trinidad and Tobago

Feature address by Mr Ewart S Williams, Governor of the Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago, at the launch of the Caribbean Money Market Brokers Composite Leading Indicator, Trinidad, 24 January 2006.

13 Mar 2006

Nicholas Le Pan: Basel II implementation - assessing progress to date and next steps

Remarks 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 7th Annual Global Association of Risk Professionals 2006, New York, 28 February 2006.

8 Mar 2006

Mario Draghi: Financial market integration and the intermediation of savings

Address by Mario Draghi, Governor of the Bank of Italy, at the 12th Congress AIAF - ASSIOM - ATIC FOREX, Cagliari, 4 March 2006.

8 Mar 2006

European Central Bank: Press conference - introductory statement

Introductory statement by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, Frankfurt am Main, 2 March 2006.

8 Mar 2006

Amando M Tetangco, Jr: Towards a shared vision for capital market reforms

Speech by Mr Amando M Tetangco, Jr, Governor of the Central Bank of the Philippines, at the Testimonial Luncheon of the AB Capital and Investment Corporation, Makati City, 1 March 2006.

8 Mar 2006

Roger W Ferguson, Jr: Economic outlook for the United States

Remarks by Mr Roger W Ferguson, Jr, Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Howard University Economics Forum, Washington DC, 3 March 2006.