Speeches by category

Central bankers' speeches - Jan to Mar 2007

Date Titles
14 Mar 2007

Lars Nyberg: Credit derivatives - risks and opportunities

Speech by Mr Lars Nyberg, Deputy Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank, at a meeting at StartegiTorget Bank, Finans & Försäkring, Stockholm, 13 March 2007.

14 Mar 2007

Mohd Razif bin Abd Kadir: The life insurance industry in Malaysia

Speech by Mr Mohd Razif bin Abd Kadir, Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Malaysia, at the Launch of Tokio Marine-Asia Life Group, Kuala Lumpur, 9 March 2007.

14 Mar 2007

Randall S Kroszner: The changing dynamics of inflation

Remarks by Mr Randall S Kroszner, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, to the National Association for Business Economics 2007 Annual Washington Economic Policy Conference, Arlington, Virginia, 12 March 2007.

12 Mar 2007

David Dodge: Meeting global economic challenges ¿ the need for flexibility

Remarks by Mr David Dodge, Governor of the Bank of Canada, to the Calgary Chamber of Commerce, Calgary, Alberta, 8 March 2007.

12 Mar 2007

European Central Bank: Press conference ¿ introductory statement

Introductory statement by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, Frankfurt am Main, 8 March 2007.

12 Mar 2007

Savenaca Narube: Unveiling the newly designed Fiji banknotes

Welcome address by Mr Savenaca Narube, Governor of the Reserve Bank of Fiji, at the unveiling of the new design currency notes featuring the new $100 banknote, Suva, 9 March 2007.

12 Mar 2007

Donald L Kohn: Comments on "Understanding the Evolving Inflation Process" by Cecchetti, Hooper, Kasman, Schoenholtz, and Watson

Remarks by Mr Donald L Kohn, Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the U.S. Monetary Policy Forum, Washington, DC, 9 March 2007.

12 Mar 2007

Randall S Kroszner: Remarks on "Liquidity and Monetary Policy"

Remarks by Mr Randall S Kroszner, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, to the U.S. Monetary Policy Forum, Washington, DC, 9 March 2007.

8 Mar 2007

Ben S Bernanke: GSE portfolios, systemic risk, and affordable housing

Remarks by Mr Ben S Bernanke, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, before the Independent Community Bankers of America's Annual Convention and Techworld, Honolulu, Hawaii (via satellite), 6 March 2007.

8 Mar 2007

Ardian Fullani: A vision for the future of the Albanian economy and financial system

Speech by Mr Ardian Fullani, Governor of the Bank of Albania, at the launch of the European Fund for Southeast Europe, Tirana, 6 March 2007.

8 Mar 2007

Shamshad Akhtar: Pakistan ¿ an investment friendly destination

Speech by Dr Shamshad Akhtar, Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan, at the Pakistan Investment Conference organised by Euromoney, Islamabad, 22 February 2007.

8 Mar 2007

Shamshad Akhtar: Pakistan ¿ banking sector reforms: performance and challenges

Lecture by Dr Shamshad Akhtar, Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan, at the Graduate Institute of International Studies, Geneva, 1 February 2007.

6 Mar 2007

Ben S Bernanke: Globalization and monetary policy

Remarks by Mr Ben S Bernanke, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Fourth Economic Summit, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, Stanford, California, 2 March 2007.

6 Mar 2007

Goh Chok Tong: Integration of Awqaf (Islamic endowment) in the Islamic financial sector

Speech Mr Goh Chok Tong, Senior Minister of the Republic of Singapore and Chairman of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, at the opening ceremony of the Singapore International WAQF Conference 2007, Singapore, 6 March 2007.

6 Mar 2007

Peter Pang: Hong Kong Mortgage Corporation retail bond issue

Opening remarks by Mr Peter Pang, Deputy Chief Exec. of the Hong Kong Mon. Authority and Exec. Director of the HK Mortgage Corp. Ltd., at the Signing Ceremony for the Retail Bond Issue under the HKMC's Retail Bond Issuance Progr., Hong Kong, 5 March 2007.

6 Mar 2007

Usha Thorat: Banking in the Hinterland

Keynote address by Ms Usha Thorat, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, at the Conference on "Banking in the Hinterland", organised by the Indian Banks Association and Rural Marketing Agencies Association of India, Mumbai, 14 February 2007.

6 Mar 2007

Randall S Kroszner: Community banks ¿ the continuing importance of relationship finance

Remarks by Mr Randall S Kroszner, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the America's Community Bankers Government Affairs Conference, Washington, DC, 5 March 2007.

6 Mar 2007

Kevin M Warsh: Market liquidity ¿ definitions and implications

Remarks by Mr Kevin M Warsh, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Institute of International Bankers Annual Washington Conference, Washington, DC, 5 March 2007.

2 Mar 2007

Jean-Claude Trichet: Governance and convergence ¿ the state of play in the euro area

Speech by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, at the conf. "Euro zone ¿ converging or drifting apart?", org. by the Europ. Parliament (Comit. of Econ. and Mon. Affairs), Open Debate with Nat. Parliaments, Brussels, 28 Feb 2007.

2 Mar 2007

Tarisa Watanagase: The Thai economy ¿ risks, challenges, and opportunities

Speech by Dr Tarisa Watanagase, Governor of the Bank of Thailand, at the Foreign Bank Association Dinner Talk, Bangkok, 28 February 2007.

2 Mar 2007

Tarisa Watanagase: The Thai economy ¿ challenges and prospects

Speech by Dr Tarisa Watanagase, Governor of the Bank of Thailand, at the European Heads of Mission Luncheon, Residence of the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany, Bangkok, 21 February 2007.

2 Mar 2007

Amando M Tetangco, Jr: Overcoming obstacles to agricultural microfinance

Remarks by Mr Amando M Tetangco, Jr, Governor of the Central Bank of the Philippines (Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas), at the Regional Experts' Consultation Meeting "Overcoming Obstacles to Agricultural Microfinance in Southeast Asia", Manila, 1 March 2007.

2 Mar 2007

Rachel Lomax: The MPC comes of age

Lecture by Ms Rachel Lomax, Deputy Governor of the Bank of England, at De Montfort University, Leicester, 28 February 2007.

2 Mar 2007

X P Guma: Formation of a Monetary Union ¿ perspective on the Swaziland economy

Address by Dr X P Guma, Deputy Governor of the South African Reserve Bank, at the official launching of the Skills Corporate Centre, Mbabane, Swaziland, 28 February 2007.

2 Mar 2007

W A Wijewardena: John Exter ¿ central banker for all times

Article by Mr W A Wijewardena, Deputy Governor, Central Bank of Sri Lanka, on the first anniversary of the death of Mr John Exter (Founder Governor of the Central Bank of Ceylon/Sri Lanka), issued to Sri Lankan newspapers, 28 February 2007.

1 Mar 2007

Ben S Bernanke: Long-term fiscal challenges and the economy

Testimony by Mr Ben S Bernanke, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, before the Committee on the Budget, US House of Representatives, Washington DC, 28 February 2007.

1 Mar 2007

Timothy F Geithner: Liquidity and financial markets

Keynote address by Mr Timothy F Geithner, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, at the 8th Annual Risk Convention and Exhibition, Global Association of Risk Professionals, New York, 28 February 2007.

1 Mar 2007

Amando M Tetangco, Jr: Meeting the challenges of a rapidly changing supervisory and regulatory landscape

Inspirational message by Mr Amando M Tetangco, Jr, Governor of the Central Bank of the Philippines (Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas), at the induction of ARBEX Officers, Central Bank of the Philippines, Makati City, 21 February 2007.

1 Mar 2007

Amando M Tetangco, Jr: A tipping point and a rising tide is lifting up the Philippine economy

Remarks by Mr Amando M Tetangco, Jr, Governor of the Central Bank of the Philippines (Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas), at the Philippine Economic Briefing, Central Bank of the Philippines, Makati City, 20 February 2007.

1 Mar 2007

Savenaca Narube: Fiji ¿ the way ahead

Opening address by Mr Savenaca Narube, Governor of the Reserve Bank of Fiji, at the official opening of the Colonal National Bank Namaka branch, Suva, 23 February 2007.

1 Mar 2007

Donald L Kohn: The aging workforce

Testimony by Mr Donald L Kohn, Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, before the Special Committee on Aging, US Senate, Washington DC, 28 February 2007.

27 Feb 2007

Jean-Claude Trichet: Interview with FOCUS

Interview with Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, conducted on 20 February 2007 by Ms Alexandra Kusitzky, Mr Bernd Johann and Mr Thomas Zorn, published in FOCUS on 26 February 2007.

27 Feb 2007

Y V Reddy: What the Reserve Bank of India means to the common person

Speech by Dr Y V Reddy, Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, at Karamchedu Village, Ongole District, Andhra Pradesh, 18 February 2007.

27 Feb 2007

Zeti Akhtar Aziz: Malaysia's part in the growing global Islamic finance industry

Welcoming remarks by Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz, Governor of the CB of Malaysia, at the INCEIF Inaugural Intellectual Discourse "Islamic Finance: Issues and Challenges of Co-existence in an Entrenched Convent. System", CB of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, 23 Feb 2007.

27 Feb 2007

Susan Schmidt Bies: An update on Basel II implementation in the United States

Remarks by Ms Susan Schmidt Bies, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Global Association of Risk Professionals Basel II Summit, New York, 26 February 2007.

27 Feb 2007

Kemal Kozaric: Launch of the Eurosystem Needs Assessment Program

Speech by Mr Kemal Kozaric, Governor of the Central Bank of Bosnia and Herzegovina, at the signing of a protocol between the European Central Bank, the Delegation of the European Com. in Bosnia and Herz. and the CB of Bosnia and Herz., Sarajevo, 16 Feb 2007.

27 Feb 2007

Radovan Jelasic: The National Bank of Serbia - creating a stable economic environment

Speech by Mr Radovan Jelasic, Governor of the National Bank of Serbia, at a Roundtable on "Stable Currency for a Healthy Economy", Belgrade, 16 February 2007.

27 Feb 2007

Nout Wellink: Risk management and financial stability - Basel II and beyond

Remarks by Dr Nout Wellink, President of the Netherlands Bank and Chairman of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, at the GARP 2007 8th Annual Risk Management Convention and Exhibition, New York, 27 February 2007.

27 Feb 2007

Stefan Ingves: Introduction on monetary policy

Speech by Mr Stefan Ingves, Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank, at the Riksdag Committee on Finance, Stockholm, 22 February 2007.

27 Feb 2007

Erkki Liikanen: Regional economic integration and monetary cooperation

Chairman's remarks by Mr Erkki Liikanen, Governor of the Bank of Finland, at a Eurosystem seminar with the central banks of West and Central Africa, jointly organised by the Bank of France and the European Central Bank, Paris, 1 February 2007.