Speeches by category

Central bankers' speeches - Jan to Mar 2007

Date Titles
26 Jan 2007

Mervyn King: Monetary policy developments

Speech by Mr Mervyn King, Governor of the Bank of England, to the Birmingham Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet, Birmingham, 23 January 2007.

26 Jan 2007

Toshihiko Fukui: The dynamism of Asian economies and central bank cooperation in the region

Opening remarks by Mr Toshihiko Fukui, Governor of the Bank of Japan, at the Int. Symposium "Ten Years After the Currency Crisis: Future Challenges for the Asian Economies and Financial Markets", hosted by the CeMCoA, Bank of Japan, Tokyo, 22 January 2007.

26 Jan 2007

Burhanuddin Abdullah: Capitalizing on stability for sustained growth

Speech by Dr Burhanuddin Abdullah, Governor of Bank Indonesia, at the Annual Bankers' Dinner 2007, Jakarta, 12 January 2007.

26 Jan 2007

Amando M Tetangco, Jr: The BSP and the banking community ¿ a partnership for a better year in 2007

Speech by Mr Amando M Tetangco, Jr, Governor of the Central Bank of the Philippines (Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas), at the Annual Reception for the Banking Community, at the Central Bank of the Philippines, Manila, 16 January 2007.

26 Jan 2007

Ajith Nivard Cabraal: Sri Lanka and its battle against money laundering and terrorist financing activities

Keynote address by Mr Ajith Nivard Cabraal, Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, at the Commonwealth Secretariat Programme on Financial Investigations Training, Colombo, 22-26 January 2007.

22 Jan 2007

Stefan Ingves: Swedish experiences of monetary policy with an inflation target

Speech by Mr Stefan Ingves, Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank, at the Conference on Inflation Targeting, organised by Magyar Nemzeti Bank (the Central Bank of Hungary) at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, 19 January 2007.

22 Jan 2007

Ajith Nivard Cabraal: Road map for monetary and financial sector policies in 2007 and beyond

Speech by Mr Ajith Nivard Cabraal, Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, at the Central Bank International Conference hall, Colombo, 2 January 2007.

22 Jan 2007

Shyamala Gopinath: Overseas investments by Indian companies ¿ evolution of policy and trends

Keynote address by Ms Shyamala Gopinath, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, at the International Conference on Indian cross-border presence/acquisitions, Mumbai, 19 January 2007.

19 Jan 2007

Ben S Bernanke: Long-term fiscal challenges facing the United States

Testimony of Mr Ben S Bernanke, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, before the Committee on the Budget, US Senate, Washington DC, 18 January 2007.

19 Jan 2007

David Dodge: Summary of the latest Monetary Policy Report Update

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, 18 January 2007.

19 Jan 2007

Martín Redrado: Overview of monetary and financial policy in Argentina

Speech by Mr Martín Redrado, President of the Central Bank of Argentina, before the Committee on Treasury and Budget of the National Senate, Buenos Aires, 20 December 2006.

19 Jan 2007

Ranee Jayamaha: Budget 2007 - a path ahead

Speech by Dr Ranee Jayamaha, Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, at a seminar organised by the Society for International Development, Colombo, 21 November 2006.

19 Jan 2007

Susan Schmidt Bies: Economic outlook and developments in mortgage markets

Remarks by Ms Susan Schmidt Bies, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Eller College of Management Distinguished Speaker Series, Tucson, Arizona, 18 January 2007.

18 Jan 2007

Amando M Tetangco, Jr: The vital role of statistics in national development

Keynote address by Mr Amando M Tetangco, Jr, Governor of the Central Bank of the Philippines (Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas), at the 15th Philippine Statistics Quiz (PSQ) National Finals, Central Bank of the Philippines, Manila, 5 December 2006.

18 Jan 2007

Shamshad Akhtar: Shariah compliant corporate governance

Keynote address by Dr Shamshad Akhtar, Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan, at the Annual Corporate Governance Conference, Dubai, 27 November 2006.

18 Jan 2007

Krzysztof Rybinski: The euro adoption - assessing benefits and costs

Address by Mr Krzysztof Rybinski, Deputy President of the National Bank of Poland, at the panel discussion at the American Chamber of Commerce, Warsaw, 17 January 2007.

18 Jan 2007

Irma Rosenberg: Riksbank to introduce own path for the repo rate

Speech by Ms Irma Rosenberg, Deputy Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank, at Danske Bank, Stockholm, 17 January 2007.

18 Jan 2007

Ranee Jayamaha: Glimpse of current financial regulations

Inaugural speech by Dr Ranee Jayamaha, Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, at the Client Seminar on International Trade, organized by HNB (Hatton National Bank), Colombo, 13 November 2006.

18 Jan 2007

Frederic S Mishkin: The role of house prices in formulating monetary policy

Remarks by Mr Frederic S Mishkin, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Forecasters Club of New York, New York, 17 January 2007.

17 Jan 2007

Guy Quaden: Structural reforms in Europe - harmonisation or decentralisation?

Exposé by Mr Guy Quaden, Governor of the National Bank of Belgium, at the Central Bank of Luxembourg, Luxembourg, 12 January 2007.

17 Jan 2007

Jean-Claude Trichet: Slovenia's adaption of the euro

Keynote address by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, at the "¿ conference Slovenia", organised by the Bank of Slovenia and the European Central Bank, Ljubljana, 15 January 2007.

17 Jan 2007

Jean-Claude Trichet: Thoughts on the euro area enlargement

Speech by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, at the Celebration 'Welcome to the Euro', Ljubljana, 15 January 2007.

17 Jan 2007

Amando M Tetangco, Jr: Focus on the Central Bank of the Philippines' core mandate of promoting price and financial stability

Opening statement by Mr Amando M Tetangco, Jr, Governor of the Central Bank of the Philippines (Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas), at the Foreign Correspondents Association of the Philippines (FOCAP) Forum, Manila, 4 December 2006.

17 Jan 2007

Amando M Tetangco, Jr: Highlights of economic performance in the Philippines over the past year and key challenges ahead

Keynote address by Mr Amando M Tetangco, Jr, Governor of the Central Bank of the Philippines (Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas), at the Corporate Planning Society of the Philippines' 2006 4th Gen. Membership Meeting & Christmas Party, Manila, 28 November 2006

17 Jan 2007

Shamshad Akhtar: Pakistan banking sector - the need for second tier of reforms

Address by Dr Shamshad Akhtar, Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan, at the Pakistan Banking Association, London, 12 November 2006.

17 Jan 2007

Shamshad Akhtar: Pakistan's capital markets - mobilizing for growth

Keynote address by Dr Shamshad Akhtar, Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan, at the Pakistan Capital Markets Conference organized by Pakistan Business Council and IFC, Karachi, 5 September 2006.

16 Jan 2007

Stanley Fischer: Bank of Israel's achievements

Main points of the address by Professor Stanley Fischer, Governor of the Bank of Israel, on receiving the Prime Minister's Award, at the Presentation of the Awards by the CFO (Chief Financial Officers) Forum, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, 2 January 2007

16 Jan 2007

Amando M Tetangco, Jr: Strengthening partnerships for a more resilient banking system

Remarks by Mr Amando M Tetangco, Jr, Governor of the Central Bank of the Philippines (Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas), at the Thanksgiving Dinner hosted by the AIG Philam Savings Bank, Inc., Makati City, 23 November 2006.

16 Jan 2007

Sultan Bin Nasser Al-Suwaidi: Review of the UAE economy and the central bank's performance in 2006

Speech by His Excellency Sultan Bin Nasser Al-Suwaidi, Governor of the Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates, at the Bankers Lunch, hosted by The Bank of New York, Abu Dhabi, 17 December 2006.

16 Jan 2007

Shamshad Akhtar: Demystifying Basel II

Keynote address by Dr Shamshad Akhtar, Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan, at the FICCI-IBA Conference on 'Global Banking: Paradigm Shift', Mumbai, 26 September 2006.

16 Jan 2007

Shamshad Akhtar: Basel II implementation issues, challenges and implications

Speech by Dr Shamshad Akhtar, Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan, at the 56th Annual General Meeting of the Institute of Bankers Pakistan, Karachi, 12 September 2006.

16 Jan 2007

R Basant Roi: Bank of Mauritius' new headquarters

Address by Mr R Basant Roi, Governor of the Bank of Mauritius, at the inauguration of the New Headquarters Building of the Bank of Mauritius, Port Louis, 18 December 2006.

16 Jan 2007

W A Wijewardena: Services sector growth - an unstable growth component or a sustainable wealth creator? The case of Sri Lanka

Text of the Professor Sirisena Tilakaratna Memorial Lecture - 2006 by Mr W A Wijewardena, Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, at the Center for Banking Studies, Rajagiriya, 15 December 2006.

15 Jan 2007

Zdenek Tuma: Europe's club of nations needs a rule change

Comment by Mr Zdenek Tuma, Governor of the Czech National Bank, in the published Financial Times (London, England), 4 January

15 Jan 2007

Amando M Tetangco, Jr: Central Bank of the Philippines' initiatives to strengthen risk management practices in banks

Keynote address by Mr Amando M Tetangco, Jr, Governor of the Central Bank of the Philippines (Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas), at the Quarterly Risk Management Forum, Makati City, 6 December 2006.

15 Jan 2007

Sultan Bin Nasser Al-Suwaidi: UAE efforts in encountering money laundering and combating terrorism financing

Speech by His Excellency Sultan Bin Nasser Al-Suwaidi, Gov. of the Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates & Chairman of the Nat. Anti-Money Laundering Committee, at The 4th Annual Conf. of the Nat. Anti-Money Laund. Com., Ras Al Khaimah, 20-21 Dec 2006

15 Jan 2007

Shamshad Akhtar: Pakistan - changing economic and social paradigm

Address by Dr Shamshad Akhtar, Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan, at the International Conference of Young Presidents Organization, Lahore, 4 November 2006.

15 Jan 2007

Ranee Jayamaha: Basel II - a roadmap for Sri Lankan banking system with international comparisons

Opening remarks by Dr Ranee Jayamaha, Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, at an event of lecture series, organized by the Association of Professional Bankers, Colombo, 18 December 2006.

15 Jan 2007

Ranee Jayamaha: Moving from informal to formal in the provision of remittances

Speech by Dr Ranee Jayamaha, Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, at the Global Payments Week, Sydney, 3-6 October 2006.

15 Jan 2007

Christian Noyer: Is the euro a success story?

Speech by Mr Christian Noyer, Governor of the Bank of France, at the Paris EUROPLACE International Forum, Tokyo, 29 November 2006.