Speeches by category

Central bankers' speeches - Jan to Mar 2009

Date Titles
19 Mar 2009

Yandraduth Googoolye: Maintaining the stability of the payments and financial system in Mauritius

Address by Mr Yandraduth Googoolye, First Deputy Governor of the Bank of Mauritius, at the launch ceremony of a Visa Awareness Campaign on Card Safety and Security, Port-Louis, 16 March 2009.

18 Mar 2009

Axel A Weber: What role is economic and monetary union playing in mitigating the impact of the global crisis?

Dinner speech by Professor Axel A Weber, President of the Deutsche Bundesbank, at the 964th Wilton Park Conference, Eltville-Erbach, 17 March 2009.

18 Mar 2009

Jean-Claude Trichet: What lessons can be learned from the economic and financial crisis?

Speech by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, at the "5e Rencontres de l'Entreprise Européenne", organised by La Tribune, Roland Berger and HEC, Paris, 17 March 2009.

18 Mar 2009

Zhou Xiaochuan: Some observations and analyses on savings ratio

Speech 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.

18 Mar 2009

Ardian Fullani: Developments in the Albanian financial system

Speech by Mr Ardian Fullani, Governor of the Bank of Albania, at the meeting with actors from foreign exchange bureaus, Tirana, 6 February 2009.

18 Mar 2009

Mary C Nkosi: Risk based supervision in Malawi

Speech by Mrs Mary C Nkosi, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of Malawi, at the official launch of risk based supervision, Blantyre, 9 January 2009.

17 Mar 2009

Jean-Claude Trichet: Europe - cultural identity - cultural diversity

Speech by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, at the CFS Presidential Lecture, Center for Financial Studies, Frankfurt am Main, 16 March 2009.

17 Mar 2009

Ardian Fullani: Albania's economy against the background of global developments

Speech by Mr Ardian Fullani, Governor of the Bank of Albania, at the meeting with representatives of exporting companies and Albanian Association of Banks, Tirana, 23 February 2009.

17 Mar 2009

Ewart S Williams: The paradoxes inherent in the role of central banks - the case of the Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago

Address by Mr Ewart S Williams, Governor of the Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago, to the British-Caribbean Chamber of Commerce, Port-of-Spain, 11 March 2009.

17 Mar 2009

Gertrude Tumpel-Gugerell: The Quest for the Holy Grail? - European financial integration - achievements and hurdles

Speech by Ms Gertrude Tumpel-Gugerell, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, at the Workshop on "Securing the Future Critical Financial ICT-Infrastructure (CFI)", organised by Parsifal, Frankfurt, 16 March 2009.

17 Mar 2009

Heng Swee Keat: The impact of the global financial crisis on Asia

Keynote speech by Mr Heng Swee Keat, Managing Director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, at the International Institute of Finance (IIF) Asia Regional Economic Forum, Singapore, 4 March 2009.

16 Mar 2009

Christian Noyer: Interview with the Financial Times

Interview of Mr Christian Noyer, Governor of the Bank of France, conducted by Mr Ben Hall, Paris correspondent, and Mr Ralph Atkins, Frankfurt bureau chief on 11 March 2009 in Paris, published on 12 March 2009.

16 Mar 2009

Ardian Fullani: Recent economic and financial developments in Albania

Speech by Mr Ardian Fullani, Governor of the Bank of Albania, at the Monetary Policy Statement for the second half of 2008, Tirana, 29 February 2009.

16 Mar 2009

Amando M Tetangco, Jr: Thrift banks - moving forward through responsive, responsible banking

Speech by Mr Amando M Tetangco, Jr, Governor of the Central Bank of the Philippines (Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas), at the Annual Convention of the Chamber of Thrift Banks, Makati City, 13 March 2009.

16 Mar 2009

Lars E O Svensson: Evaluating monetary policy

Speech by Mr Lars E O Svensson, Deputy Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank, at Uppsala University, Uppsala, 13 March 2009.

16 Mar 2009

David Longworth: Financial system policy responses to the crisis

Remarks by Mr David Longworth, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Canada, to the Financial Markets Association of Canada, Toronto, Ontario, 12 March 2009.

13 Mar 2009

Ben S Bernanke: Financial reform to address systemic risk

Speech by Mr Ben S Bernanke, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Council on Foreign Relations, Washington DC, 10 March 2009.

13 Mar 2009

William C Dudley: Financial market turmoil - the Federal Reserve and the challenges ahead

Remarks by Mr William C Dudley, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, at the Council on Foreign Relations Corporate Conference 2009, New York, 6 March 2009.

13 Mar 2009

Savenaca Narube: Productivity and ethics

Opening address by Mr Savenaca Narube, Governor of the Reserve Bank of Fiji, at the Rotaract Club of Suva's Business Seminar, Suva, 28 February 2009.

13 Mar 2009

Jürgen Stark: Economic prospects and the role of monetary policy in the current situation

Speech by Mr Jürgen Stark, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, at the 5. Deutsch-Luxemburgische Wirtschaftskonferenz, Luxembourg, 9 March 2009.

13 Mar 2009

John Hurley: Economic assessment and the role of the Central Bank

Opening statement by Mr John Hurley, Governor of the Central Bank & Financial Services Authority of Ireland, to the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Economic Regulatory Affairs, Dublin, 10 March 2009.

10 Mar 2009

Nout Wellink: Crisis intervention and policies - effectiveness and the need for coordinated action

Speech by Dr Nout Wellink, President of the Netherlands Bank and Chairman of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, at the ELEC (European League for Economic Cooperation) event, Amsterdam, 6 March 2009.

10 Mar 2009

Marion Williams: The global financial crisis - can we withstand the shock

Address by Dr Marion Williams, Governor of the Central Bank of Barbados, at the Luncheon Meeting of the Barbados Chamber of Commerce, Needhams Point, St Michael, 25 February 2009.

10 Mar 2009

Njuguna Ndung'u: Kenya's Ksh.18.5 billion infrastructure bond

Address by Prof Njuguna Ndung'u, Governor of the Central Bank of Kenya, during the Launch of the Ksh 18.5 billion Infrastructure Bond Issue, Nairobi, 28 January 2009.

10 Mar 2009

Pierre Duguay: Bank of Canada's perspective on the stability of the Canadian financial system

Opening statement by Mr Pierre Duguay, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Canada, to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance, Ottawa, 5 March 2009.

10 Mar 2009

Lorenzo Bini Smaghi: Three questions on monetary policy easing

Lecture by Mr Lorenzo Bini Smaghi, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, at the University of Ancona, Ancona, 6 March 2009.

9 Mar 2009

European Central Bank: Press conference - introductory statement

Introductory statement by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank and Mr Lucas Papademos, Vice-President of the European Central Bank, Frankfurt am Main, 5 March 2009.

9 Mar 2009

Zeti Akhtar Aziz: Strengthening relations between Indonesia and Malaysia

Remarks by Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz, Governor of the Central Bank of Malaysia, at the Launch of PT. Bank Muamalat Indonesia, The Malaysian Branch and First Islamic Investment Bank Ltd, Kuala Lumpur, 5 March 2009.

9 Mar 2009

Njuguna Ndung'u: Economic and financial developments in Kenya

Speech by Prof Njuguna Ndung'u, Governor of the Central Bank of Kenya, at the Luncheon with members of the Eastern Africa Association, Nairobi, 21 January 2009.

9 Mar 2009

Donald L Kohn: American International Group

Testimony of Mr Donald L Kohn, Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, before the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, US Senate, Washington DC, 5 March 2009.

9 Mar 2009

Boediono: Living in a global economic crisis

Speech by Prof Dr Boediono, Governor of Bank Indonesia, at the Bankers' Dinner 2009, Jakarta, 30 January 2009.

6 Mar 2009

Amando M Tetangco, Jr: The crisis in perspective - is there really cause for alarm?

Speech by Mr Amando M Tetangco, Jr, Governor of the Central Bank of the Philippines (Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas), at the Bank Marketing Association of the Philippines (BMAP): Banking and Business Forum, Manila, 3 March 2009.

6 Mar 2009

Zeti Akhtar Aziz: Islamic finance developments in Malaysia

Address by Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz, Governor of the Central Bank of Malaysia, at the Launch of Public Islamic Bank Berhad, Kuala Lumpur, 3 March 2009.

6 Mar 2009

Marion Williams: Going back to basics - building strategic alliances toward improved governance and productivity

Speech by Dr Marion Williams, Governor of the Central Bank of Barbados, at the Opening of the Week of Excellence, Bridgetown, 23 February 2009.

6 Mar 2009

Svante Öberg: The current economic situation

Speech by Mr Svante Öberg, First Deputy Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank, at a meeting, Jönköping, 5 March 2009.

6 Mar 2009

Hezron O Nyangito: Impact of the global financial crisis on the Kenyan banking system

Keynote address by Dr Hezron O Nyangito, CBS, Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Kenya, at the Kenya Institute of Bankers, Eldoret, 16 January 2009.

4 Mar 2009

Ben S Bernanke: Current economic and financial conditions and the federal budget

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 Senate, Washington DC, 3 March 2009.

4 Mar 2009

Jean-Pierre Roth: Impact of the global crisis on Switzerland

Introductory remarks by Mr Jean-Pierre Roth, Chairman of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank, at the Schweizerisch-Deutscher Wirtschaftsclub, Frankfurt am Main, 2 March 2009.

4 Mar 2009

Miguel Fernndez Ordonez: A decade with the euro

Speech by Mr Miguel Fernandez Ordonez, Governor of the Bank of Spain, at the Conference '10th Anniversary of the entry of Spain into the EMU', Bank of Spain, Madrid, 27 February 2009.

4 Mar 2009

Amando M Tetangco, Jr: Sustaining growth through better access to credit

Speech by Mr Amando M Tetangco, Jr, Governor of the Central Bank of the Philippines (Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas), at the Forum of the Central Bank of the Philippines on 'Sustaining Growth Through Better Access to Credit', Manila, 2 March 2009.