Speeches by category

Central bankers' speeches - Jan to Mar 2006

Date Titles
8 Mar 2006

Rakesh Mohan: Reforms, productivity and efficiency in banking: the Indian experience

Address by Rakesh Mohan, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, at the 21st Annual General Meeting and Conference of the Pakistan Society of Development Economists, Islamabad, 21 December 2005.

3 Mar 2006

Timothy F Geithner: Risk management challenges in the US financial system

Remarks by Mr Timothy F Geithner, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, at the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP) 7th Annual Risk Management Convention & Exhibition, New York City, 28 February 2006.

3 Mar 2006

Jean-Claude Trichet: Looking at EU and euro area enlargement from a central banker's angle - the views of the ECB

Speech by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, at the Diplomatic Institute, Sofia, 27 February 2006.

3 Mar 2006

Joseph Yam: Financial integration and regulation

Remarks by Joseph Yam, Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, at the conference: The Euro: Lessons for European and Asian Financial Markets, Hong Kong, 24 February 2006.

3 Mar 2006

M R Pridiyathorn Devakula: Challenges and opportunities facing the Thai futures market

Remarks by Mr M R Pridiyathorn Devakula, Governor of the Bank of Thailand, at the gala dinner hosted by The Agricultural Futures Exchange of Thailand, Bangkok, 23 February 2006.

3 Mar 2006

Donald L Kohn: Regulatory relief

Testimony by Mr Donald L Kohn, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, before the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, United States Senate, Washington DC, 1 March 2006.

1 Mar 2006

Ben S Bernanke: Semiannual monetary policy report to the Congress

Testimony by Mr Ben S Bernanke, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, before the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, Washington DC, 15 February 2006.

1 Mar 2006

Ben S Bernanke: The benefits of price stability

Remarks by Mr Ben S Bernanke, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Center for Economic Policy Studies, on the occasion of the Seventy-Fifth Anniversary of the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University, New Jersey, 24 February 2006.

1 Mar 2006

Jean-Claude Trichet: Economic and monetary issues and euro area enlargement

Testimony by Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, before the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs of the European Parliament, Brussels, 20 February 2006.

1 Mar 2006

Roger W Ferguson, Jr: The importance of education

Remarks by Roger W Ferguson, Jr, Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the commemoration of Black History Month, The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Maryland, 24 February 2006.

1 Mar 2006

Zamani Abdul Ghani: Building a progressive takaful sector in the overall Islamic financial system

Keynote Address by Mr Zamani Abdul Ghani, Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Malaysia, at the 2nd Seminar on Regulation of Takaful, Langkawi, 23 February 2006.

24 Feb 2006

Glenn Stevens: Some observations on recent economic and financial trends

Address by Mr Glenn Stevens, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, to the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia, Financial Services Seminar, Melbourne, 22 February 2006.

24 Feb 2006

Wu Xiaoling: Strengthening China's financial industry in the process of opening up

Speech by Ms Wu Xiaoling, Deputy Governor of the People's Bank of China, at the Sino-US Economy and Trade Forum, Beijing, 14 February 2006.

24 Feb 2006

Stefan Ingves: Introduction on monetary policy

Speech by Mr Stefan Ingves, Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank, at the Riksdag Committee on Finance, Stockholm, 23 February 2006.

24 Feb 2006

Roger W Ferguson, Jr: Globalization, insurers, and regulators: shared challenges call for collaborative solutions

Remarks by Mr Roger W Ferguson, Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) International Insurance Symposium, Washington DC, 23 February 2006.

24 Feb 2006

Leonard Wilson Kamit: Sustaining macroeconomic stability

Presentation by Mr Leonard Wilson Kamit, Governor of the Bank of Papua New Guinea, to the Rural Industries Council, Port Moresby, 22 February 2006.

22 Feb 2006

Nout Wellink: How regulators contribute to a sustainable pension industry

Speech by Dr Nout Wellink, President of the Netherlands Bank and Chairman of the Bank for International Settlements, at the Fortis pensionfund seminar, Utrecht, 15 February 2006.

22 Feb 2006

Zeti Akhtar Aziz: Growth and development in the Asian region

Dinner address by Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz, Governor of the Central Bank of Malaysia, at the ICLIF Alumni Association Dinner, Kuala Lumpur, 17 February 2006.

22 Feb 2006

Irma Rosenberg: The objective of monetary policy

Speech by Ms Irma Rosenberg, Deputy Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank, at a meeting arranged by Öhman Fondkommission, Stockholm, 14 February 2006.

22 Feb 2006

Su Ning: Pilot bank card service in Guizhou Province

Speech by Mr Su Ning, Deputy Governor of the People's Bank of China, at the Inauguration of Pilot Bank Card Service tailored for rural migrant workers in Guizhou Province, Guiyang, 29 December 2005.

22 Feb 2006

Mervyn King: Reform of the International Monetary Fund

Speech by Mr Mervyn King, Governor of the Bank of England, at the Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER), New Delhi, 20 February 2006.

17 Feb 2006

I J Macfarlane: Australia's economic situation and implications to monetary policy

Opening statement by Mr Ian J Macfarlane, Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, to the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics, Finance and Public Administration, Canberra, 17 February 2006.

17 Feb 2006

M R Pridiyathorn Devakula: Upon acceptance of the award for Central Banker of the Year - Asia 2006

Statement by Mr M R Pridiyathorn Devakula, Governor of the Bank of Thailand, at the Banker Magazine Luncheon Seminar, Bangkok, 1 February 2006.

17 Feb 2006

Bandid Nijathaworn: Are there limits to transparency?

Remarks by Mr Bandid Nijathaworn, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Thailand, at the IMF Conference on Central Bank Communications, Mumbai, 23 January 2006.

17 Feb 2006

Su Ning: Major progress in the building of a credit registry system in China

Speech by Mr Su Ning, Deputy Governor of the People's Bank of China, at the Press Reception on Official Launching of the Individual Credit Information Database, Beijing, 16 January 2006.

17 Feb 2006

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, 16 February 2006.

15 Feb 2006

Lucas Papademos: The euro area economy and Asia - current issues and challenges

Speech by Mr Lucas Papademos, Vice President of the European Central Bank, at the Shanghai Head Office of the People's Bank of China, Shanghai, 10 February 2006.

15 Feb 2006

Mervyn King: Globalisation and relative price changes

Speech by Mr Mervyn King, Governor of the Bank of England, at a dinner for Kent Business Contacts in conjunction with the Kent Messenger Group/Kent Business, Kent, 16 January 2006.

15 Feb 2006

Jean-Pierre Roth: Once a student, always a student

Summary of a speech by Mr Jean-Pierre Roth, Chairman of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank, at the University of Bern, Switzerland, 9 February 2006.

15 Feb 2006

Zhou Xiaochuan: Financial services of the central bank and industrial development

Speech by Mr Zhou Xiaochuan, Governor of the People's Bank of China, at the High-level Forum of Industrial Development, Beijing, 12 January 2006.

15 Feb 2006

Amando M Tetangco, Jr: The Philippine economy: developments and prospects

Speech by Mr Amando M Tetangco, Jr, Governor of the Central Bank of the Philippines, at the 4th National Convention, Chinese ¿ Filipino Business Club Inc, Manila, 9 February 2006.

8 Feb 2006

Jean-Claude Trichet: Monetary policy and economic prospects in the euro area

Speech by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, at the Institute of Economic Affairs conference on "The state of the economy: overcoming key challenges to sustainable economic growth", London, 6 February 2006.

8 Feb 2006

Zeti Akhtar Aziz: Building a robust Islamic financial system

Keynote address by Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz, Governor of the Central Bank of Malaysia, at the 2nd International Conference on Islamic Banking, Kuala Lumpur, 7 February 2006.

8 Feb 2006

Ardian Fullani: Pushing the boundaries - the challenges facing Albania

Discussion by Mr Ardian Fullani, Governor of the Bank of Albania, at the 11th Euromoney Central and Eastern European Forum - Pushing the boundaries: ensuring competitiveness in the CEE, Vienna, 18 January 2006.

8 Feb 2006

Ben S Bernanke: Ceremonial swearing-in

Remarks by Mr Ben S Bernanke, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the ceremonial swearing-in by President Bush, Federal Reserve Board of Governors, Washington, DC, 6 February 2006.

8 Feb 2006

Stefan Ingves: The Riksbank's role in the economy

Speech by Mr Stefan Ingves, Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank, at Ume University, Ume, 6 February 2006.

8 Feb 2006

David Dodge: Global imbalances and the Canadian economy

Remarks by Mr David Dodge, Governor of the Bank of Canada, to the Barbados International Business Association, Bridgetown, 6 February 2006.

6 Feb 2006

Susan Schmidt Bies: The continuous challenges of risk management

Remarks by Ms Susan Schmidt Bies, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Financial Services Institute, Washington, DC, 2 February 2006.

6 Feb 2006

M R Pridiyathorn Devakula: India and Asia - trade linkages and alliances

Remarks by Mr M R Pridiyathorn Devakula, Governor of the Bank of Thailand, at the Wharton Global Alumni Forum, Mumbai, 6 January 2006.

6 Feb 2006

Niklaus Blattner: System stability and monetary policy

Summary of a speech by Mr Niklaus Blattner, Vice-Chairman of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank, at the University of Berne, Berne, 31 January 2006.