Speeches by category

Central bankers' speeches - Jan to Mar 2009

Date Titles
4 Mar 2009

Shyamala Gopinath: Lessons for financial policymaking - interpreting the dilemmas

Inaugural address by Ms Shyamala Gopinath, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, at the 10th FIMMDA-PDAI Annual Conference, Mumbai, 3 March 2009.

3 Mar 2009

Masaaki Shirakawa: Coping with financial crisis - Japan's experiences and current global financial crisis

Address by Mr Masaaki Shirakawa, Governor of the Bank of Japan, at the Fourth Deposit Insurance Corporation of Japan Round Table, Tokyo, 25 February 2009.

3 Mar 2009

Stefan Ingves: Introduction on monetary policy

Speech by Mr Stefan Ingves, Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank, at the Riksdag Committee on Finance, Stockholm, 26 February 2009.

3 Mar 2009

Jean-Claude Trichet: The external and internal dimensions of Europe's competitiveness

Speech by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, at the Institute of International and European Affairs, Dublin, 26 February 2009.

3 Mar 2009

Caleb M Fundanga: Strengthening the Zambian financial services industry through education

Speech by Dr Caleb M Fundanga, Governor of the Bank of Zambia, at the Zambia Institute of Banking and Financial Services 8th Graduation Ceremony, Lusaka, 21 February 2009.

3 Mar 2009

Elizabeth A Duke: CRA - a framework for the future

Speech by Ms Elizabeth A Duke, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Revisiting the CRA Policy Discussion, Washington DC, 24 February 2009.

26 Feb 2009

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 Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs, US Senate, Washington, DC, 24 February 2009.

26 Feb 2009

Mario Draghi: The global recession

Address by Mr Mario Draghi, Governor of the Bank of Italy, at the 15th Congress of the AIAF - ASSIOM - ATIC FOREX, Milan, 21 February 2009.

26 Feb 2009

Jean-Claude Trichet: Remarks on the future of European financial regulation and supervision

Keynote address by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, at the Committee of European Securities Regulators (CESR), Paris, 23 February 2009.

26 Feb 2009

Ingimundur Friðriksson: The banking crisis in Iceland in 2008

Paper by Mr Ingimundur Friðriksson, Governor of the Central Bank of Iceland, prepared for a seminar which was scheduled to be held at the Bank of Finland, 6 February 2009. The author was unable to attend.

26 Feb 2009

Savenaca Narube: A voice of reason - the writings of Savenaca Siwatibau

Address by Mr Savenaca Narube, Governor of the Reserve Bank of Fiji, at the launch of "A Voice of Reason: the writings of Savenaca Siwatibau", Suva, 23 February 2009.

24 Feb 2009

Jean-Claude Trichet: The ECB's response to the crisis

Statement by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, at the European American Press Club, Paris, 20 February 2009.

24 Feb 2009

Glenn Stevens: Financial crisis developments - impact on the Australian economy

Opening statement by Mr Glenn Stevens, Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, to the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics, Canberra, 20 February 2009.

24 Feb 2009

Mohammed Laksaci: Financial system developments in Algeria - resilience and risks in the face of the international financial crisis and its spillover effects

Speech by Dr Mohammed Laksaci, Governor of the Bank of Algeria, at a Meeting with the Algerian Bankers Association, Algiers, 22 January 2009.

24 Feb 2009

Shamshad Akhtar: Launch of microfinance initiatives

Speech by Dr Shamshad Akhtar, Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan, at the Launch of Microfinance Initiatives, Karachi, 19 December 2008.

24 Feb 2009

John Gieve: Seven lessons from the last three years

Speech by Sir John Gieve, Deputy Governor of the Bank of England, at the London School of Economics, London, 19 February 2009.

23 Feb 2009

Zdeněk Tůma: Frontiers of monetary policy

Speech by Mr Zdeněk Tůma, Governor of the Czech National Bank, at the Forecasting Dinner 2009, Czech National Bank, Prague, 12 February 2009.

23 Feb 2009

Duvvuri Subbarao: Impact of the global financial crisis on India - collateral damage and response

Speech by Dr Duvvuri Subbarao, Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, at the Symposium on "The Global Economic Crisis and Challenges for the Asian Economy in a Changing World" org. by the Institute for Intern. Monetary Affairs, Tokyo, 18 February 2009.

23 Feb 2009

Zeti Akhtar Aziz: Central banking in the 21st century - implications of economic and financial globalisation

Opening remarks by Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz, Governor of the Central Bank of Malaysia, at Central Bank of Malaysia's High Level Conf. 2009 "Central Banking in the 21st Century: Implications of Economic & Fin. Globalisation", Kuala Lumpur, 10 February 2009.

23 Feb 2009

Amando M Tetangco, Jr: The Philippine economy - building resilience in a time of uncertainty

Speech by Mr Amando M Tetangco, Jr, Governor of the Central Bank of the Philippines (Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas), at the Economic Forum "Philippine Economic Outlook - Prospects and Challenges", hosted by Security Bank, Manila, 11 February 2009.

23 Feb 2009

Lorenzo Bini Smaghi: Looking beyond the euro's first decade

Speech by Mr Lorenzo Bini Smaghi, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, at "The euros second decade: status quo and perspectives", British Embassy, Berlin, 18 February 2009.

20 Feb 2009

Ewald Nowotny: Real implications of the financial turmoil - strategies for growth and stability

Keynote Speech for Panel Discussion by Mr Ewald Nowotny, Governor of the Austrian National Bank, at a conference, hosted by the Representative Office of the Austrian National Bank in Belgium, Brussels, 20 January 2009.

20 Feb 2009

Charles Bean: The economic outlook

Remarks by Mr Charles Bean, Deputy Governor of the Bank of England, at the National Farmers' Union Conference, Birmingham, 16 February 2009.

20 Feb 2009

Lars E O Svensson: Monetary policy with a zero interest rate

Speech by Mr Lars E O Svensson, Deputy Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank, at SNS - Centre for Business and Policy Studies, Stockholm, 17 February 2009.

20 Feb 2009

Eddie Yue: Hong Kong: the natural gateway to Islamic finance in Asia - current developments

Keynote address by Mr Eddie Yue, Deputy Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, at the 2009 Asia Sukuk Summit, Hong Kong, 18 February 2009.

20 Feb 2009

Ben S Bernanke: Federal Reserve policies to ease credit and their implications for the Fed's balance sheet

Speech by Mr Ben S Bernanke, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the National Press Club Luncheon, National Press Club, Washington DC, 18 February 2009.

19 Feb 2009

Jean-Claude Trichet: Interview with China Finance

Interview by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the ECB Interview with China Finance, 16 February 2009.

19 Feb 2009

Miguel Fernandez Ordonez: The Spanish economy after the crisis

Opening address by Mr Miguel Fernández Ordóñez, Governor of the Bank of Spain, at the "IV Conf. on the unique features of Spanish savings banks"/Federación de Usuarios de las Cajas de Ahorros (Fed. of Savings Banks Customers), Zaragoza, 11 February 2009.

19 Feb 2009

Petar Goshev: Brief overview of the financial crisis and its impact

Opening speech by Mr Petar Goshev, Governor of the National Bank of the Republic of Macedonia, at the international economic forum "Faster towards the European Union", organ. by the Economic Chamber of the Republic of Macedonia, Ohrid, 2 November 2008.

19 Feb 2009

Andrew G Haldane: Why banks failed the stress test

Speech by Mr Andrew G Haldane, Executive Director, Financial Stability, Bank of England, at the Marcus-Evans Conference on Stress-Testing, London, 9-10 February 2009.

19 Feb 2009

Savenaca Narube: Protecting Fiji from money laundering

Closing remarks by Mr Savenaca Narube, Governor of the Reserve Bank of Fiji, at the National Anti-Money Laundering Conference, Suva, 18 February 2009.

18 Feb 2009

Jean-Claude Trichet: Macroeconomic policies, imbalances and the need to avoid going back to the status quo ante

Address by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, at the Annual Joint Parliamentary Meeting, European Parliament, Brussels, 16 February 2009.

18 Feb 2009

Svein Gjedrem: Hearing before the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs

Introduction by Mr Svein Gjedrem, Governor of Norges Bank (Central Bank of Norway), at a public hearing before the Storting's Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs, Oslo, 13 February 2009.

18 Feb 2009

Ewart S Williams: Update on CIB/CLICO/CNMB

Media address by Mr Ewart S Williams, Governor of the Central Bank of Trinidad & Tobago, to update on CIB/CLICO/CNMB, Port-of-Spain, 13 February 2009.

18 Feb 2009

Elizabeth A Duke: Stabilizing the housing market - focus on communities

Speech by Ms Elizabeth A Duke, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the American Bankers Association National Conference for Community Bankers, Phoenix, Arizona, 16 February 2009.

18 Feb 2009

Lorenzo Bini Smaghi: Regulation and supervisory architecture - is the EU on the right path?

Speech by Mr Lorenzo Bini Smaghi, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, at the 2009 ECON meeting with national parliaments "Financial crisis: Where does Europe stand?", Brussels, 12 February 2009.

17 Feb 2009

Jean-Claude Trichet: Ten years of the euro - successes and challenges

Speech by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, Osnabrück, 12 February 2009.

17 Feb 2009

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, 12 February 2009.

17 Feb 2009

Rasheed Mohammed Al Maraj: Current financial situation in Bahrain

Address by His Excellency Rasheed Mohammed Al Maraj, Governor of the Central Bank of Bahrain, at the American Chamber of Commerce luncheon, Manama, 11 February 2009.

17 Feb 2009

Lucas Papademos: Tackling the financial crisis - policies for stability and recovery

Speech by Mr Lucas Papademos, Vice President of the European Central Bank, at the Annual Dinner of the Society of Business Economists, London, 11 February 2009.