Speeches by category

Central bankers' speeches - Jan to Mar 2009

Date Titles
31 Mar 2009

Mark Carney: What are banks really for?

Remarks by Mr Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of Canada, to the University of Alberta School of Business, Edmonton, Alberta, 30 March 2009.

31 Mar 2009

Duvvuri Subbarao: India - managing the impact of the global financial crisis

Speech by Dr Duvvuri Subbarao, Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, at the Confederation of Indian Industry's National Conference and Annual Session 2009, New Delhi, 26 March 2009.

31 Mar 2009

Paul Tucker: The Turner Review Conference - comments occasioned by the Turner Review

Remarks by Mr Paul Tucker, Deputy Governor of the Bank of England, at The Turner Review Conference, London, 27 March 2009.

31 Mar 2009

Ric Battellino: An update on the economy and financial developments

Address by Mr Ric Battellino, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, to the Urban Development Institute of Australia, National Congress 2009, Brisbane, 31 March 2009.

31 Mar 2009

Lorenzo Bini Smaghi: Developments and prospects for the European economy in 2009

Speech by Mr Lorenzo Bini Smaghi, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, at the Conference "Altagamma: Scenari 2009", Milan, 30 March 2009.

30 Mar 2009

Mario Draghi: Fact-finding on issues affecting the banking and financial system

Testimony of Mr Mario Draghi, Governor of the Bank of Italy and Chairman of the Financial Stability Forum, before the Finance Committee of the Chamber of Deputies, Chamber of Deputies, Rome, 17 March 2009.

30 Mar 2009

Amando M Tetangco, Jr: Financial stability through collaboration and understanding

Speech by Mr Amando M Tetangco, Jr, Governor of the Central Bank of the Philippines (Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas), at the Insurance Congress of Developing Countries (ICDC) 2009, Makati City, 25 March 2009.

30 Mar 2009

Barbro Wickman-Parak: What can monetary policy achieve?

Speech by Ms Barbro Wickman-Parak, Deputy Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank, at a meeting, Karlstad, 27 March 2009.

30 Mar 2009

Hirohide Yamaguchi: Recent economic and financial developments and the conduct of monetary policy

Speech by Mr Hirohide Yamaguchi, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Japan, at a Meeting with Business Leaders, Otaru, 25 March 2009.

30 Mar 2009

Lucas Papademos: How to deal with the global financial crisis and promote the economy's recovery and sustained growth

Speech by Mr Lucas Papademos, Vice President of the European Central Bank, at the 7th European Business Summit organised by the European Business Forum, Brussels, 26 March 2009.

30 Mar 2009

Nout Wellink: Basel Committee initiatives in response to the financial crisis

Remarks by Dr Nout Wellink, President of the Netherlands Bank and Chairman of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, before the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs of the European Parliament (ECON), Brussels, 30 March 2009.

27 Mar 2009

Masaaki Shirakawa: Provision of subordinated loans

Excerpt from an address by Mr Masaaki Shirakawa, Governor of the Bank of Japan, at a Meeting with Banks' Top Management, Tokyo, 24 March 2009.

27 Mar 2009

Zhou Xiaochuan: On savings ratio

Keynote address by Dr Zhou Xiaochuan, Governor of the People's Bank of China, at the High Level Conference hosted by the Central Bank of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, 10 February 2009.

27 Mar 2009

Svein Gjedrem: The outlook for the Norwegian economy and monetary policy assessments

Speech by Mr Svein Gjedrem, Governor of Norges Bank (Central Bank of Norway), at a presentation of the Monetary Policy Report 1/09 at Goldman Sachs, London, 26 March 2009.

27 Mar 2009

Ardian Fullani: Recent developments in the global and the Albanian economy

Speech by Mr Ardian Fullani, Governor of the Bank of Albania, at the regional meeting, Korca, 13 February 2009.

27 Mar 2009

Jean-Pierre Landau: Bubbles and macro prudential supervision

Remarks by Mr Jean-Pierre Landau, Deputy Governor of the Bank of France, at the Joint conference on "The Future of Financial Regulation", organised by the Bank of France and the Toulouse School of Economics (TSE), Paris, 28 January 2009.

26 Mar 2009

Axel A Weber: The role of forecasting for central banks

Keynote address by Professor Axel A Weber, President of the Deutsche Bundesbank, at the conf. on "Forecasting & monetary policy", organised by the Deutsche Bundesbank, Freie Uni. Berlin and the Viessmann European Research Centre, Berlin, 23 March 2009.

26 Mar 2009

Glenn Stevens: Public policy and the payments system

Text by Mr Glenn Stevens, Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, of the Third Annual Ian Little Memorial Lecture, Melbourne, 25 March 2009.

26 Mar 2009

Ardian Fullani: The importance of consumer confidence indicators

Speech by Mr Ardian Fullani, Governor of the Bank of Albania, at the Press Conference on Publication of Business and Consumer Confidence Surveys, Tirana, 16 February 2009.

26 Mar 2009

Zeljko Rohatinski: Recent economic and financial developments in Croatia

Address of Dr Zeljko Rohatinski, Governor of the Croation National Bank, at a press conference, Zagreb, 18 February 2009.

26 Mar 2009

W A Wijewardena: The role of statistics and challenges for statisticians

Keynote address by Mr W A Wijewardena, Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, at the Stat Day, organized by University of Colombo, Colombo, 26 March 2009.

25 Mar 2009

Ben S Bernanke: American International Group

Testimony by Mr Ben S Bernanke, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, before the Committee on Financial Services, US House of Representatives, Washington DC, 24 March 2009.

25 Mar 2009

William C Dudley: Oversight of the Federal Government's intervention at American International Group

Testimony of Mr William C Dudley, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, before the Committee on Financial Services, US House of Representatives, Washington DC, 24 March 2009.

25 Mar 2009

Elizabeth A Duke: Credit availability and prudent lending standards

Testimony of Ms Elizabeth A Duke, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, before the Committee on Financial Services, US House of Representatives, Washington DC, 25 March 2009.

25 Mar 2009

Lucas Papademos: Strengthening macroprudential supervision in Europe

Speech by Mr Lucas Papademos, Vice President of the European Central Bank, at the conference on "After The Storm: The Future Face of Europes Financial System", organised by Bruegel, National Bank of Belgium and the IMF, Brussels, 24 March 2009.

25 Mar 2009

Jose De Gregorio: Monetary policy and pass-through to interest rates

Speech by Mr Jose De Gregorio, Governor of the Central Bank of Chile, before the Honorable Chamber of Representatives Economic, Promotion and Development Commission, Santiago, 16 March 2009.

24 Mar 2009

Ben S Bernanke: The financial crisis and community banking

Speech by Mr Ben S Bernanke, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Independent Community Bankers of America's National Convention and Techworld, Phoenix, Arizona, 20 March 2009.

24 Mar 2009

Jean-Claude Trichet: Interview with the Wall Street Journal

Interview of Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, with the Wall Street Journal, published on 23 March 2009.

24 Mar 2009

Caleb M Fundanga: Access to improved financial services in Zambia

Remarks by Dr Caleb M Fundanga, Governor of the Bank of Zambia, at the Standard Chartered Bank M-Banking Media Launch, Lusaka, 17 March 2009.

24 Mar 2009

Elizabeth A Duke: Enforcement of financial consumer protection laws

Testimony of Ms Elizabeth A Duke, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, before the Committee on Financial Services, US House of Representatives, Washington DC, 20 March 2009.

24 Mar 2009

V K Sharma: Genesis, diagnosis and prognosis of the current global financial crisis

Address by Shri V K Sharma, Executive Director of the Reserve Bank of India, at the Senior Management Conference, Mumbai, 21 November 2008.

20 Mar 2009

Duvvuri Subbarao: Retail payments - perspectives and way forward

Valedictory address by Dr Duvvuri Subbarao, Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, at the Regional Seminar on Payment and Settlement Systems, organised jointly by the Reserve Bank of India and the BIS, Mamallapuram, Chennai, 19 March 2009.

20 Mar 2009

Tarisa Watanagase: Rethinking monetary policy in a globalized world - coping with current challenges and beyond

Remarks by Dr Tarisa Watanagase, Governor of the Bank of Thailand, at the Central Bank of Malaysia High Level Conference 2009, Kuala Lumpur, 10 February 2009.

20 Mar 2009

Mary C Nkosi: Creating an environment for banks to operate effectively in Malawi

Speech by Mrs Mary C Nkosi, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of Malawi, at the official launch of Dedza Agency, Dedza, 31 January 2009.

20 Mar 2009

Thomas Jordan: The Swiss National Bank's monetary policy in turbulent times

Summary of a speech by Mr Thomas Jordan, Member of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank, at the Geldmarkt-Apéro of the Swiss National Bank, Zurich, 19 March 2009.

20 Mar 2009

Daniel K Tarullo: Modernizing bank supervision and regulation

Testimony of Mr Daniel K Tarullo, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, before the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, US Senate, Washington DC, 19 March 2009.

19 Mar 2009

Mervyn King: Finance - a return from risk

Speech by Mr Mervyn King, Governor of the Bank of England, to the Worshipful Company of International Bankers, London, 17 March 2009.

19 Mar 2009

T T Mboweni: Central banks and financial stability - some lessons for the future

Keynote address by Mr T T Mboweni, Governor of the South African Reserve Bank, at the 48th ACI World Conference, Cape Town, 13 March 2009.

19 Mar 2009

Tarisa Watanagase: Aspects of optimal supervisory arrangements

Remarks by Dr Tarisa Watanagase, Governor of the Bank of Thailand, at the SEACEN Governors' Conference, Kuala Lumpur, 6 February 2009.

19 Mar 2009

Mary C Nkosi: Promoting the development and regulation of capital markets in Malawi

Speech by Mrs Mary C Nkosi, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of Malawi, at the official launch of African Alliance, Blantyre, 14 January 2009.