Speeches by category

Central bankers' speeches - Jan to Mar 2009

Date Titles
17 Feb 2009

Nout Wellink: The future of supervision

Speech by Dr Nout Wellink, President of the Netherlands Bank and Chairman of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, at the FSI High Level Seminar, Cape Town, 29 January 2009.

16 Feb 2009

Ben S Bernanke: Federal Reserve programs to strengthen credit markets 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 Financial Services, US House of Representatives, Washington, DC, 10 February 2009.

16 Feb 2009

Tarisa Watanagase: Thailand's weathering the global downturn

Address by Dr Tarisa Watanagase, Governor of the Bank of Thailand, at a Luncheon with EU Ambassadors, Bangkok, 3 February 2009.

16 Feb 2009

Rasheed Mohammed Al Maraj: Leveraging technology through turbulent times

Address by His Excellency Rasheed Mohammed Al Maraj, Governor of the Central Bank of Bahrain, at the MEFTEC 2009, Manama, 10 February 2009.

16 Feb 2009

Caleb M Fundanga: Repatriation of bank notes between Zambia and Mozambique

Speech by Dr Caleb M Fundanga, Governor of the Bank of Zambia, at the signing ceremony of the Agreement on Repatriation of Bank Notes between the Bank of Mozambique and the Bank of Zambia, Lusaka, 4 February 2009.

16 Feb 2009

Elizabeth A Duke: Stabilizing the housing market - next steps

Speech by Ms Elizabeth A Duke, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Global Association of Risk Professionals' Risk Management Convention, New York, 11 February 2009.

13 Feb 2009

William C Dudley: The case for TIPS - an examination of the costs and benefits

Remarks by Mr William C Dudley, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York Inflation-Indexed Securities and Inflation Risk Management Conference, New York, 10 February 2009.

13 Feb 2009

Mark Carney: Bank of Canada's perspective on the current state of the domestic and global economies

Opening statement by Mr Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of Canada, to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance, Ottawa, 10 February 2009.

13 Feb 2009

Glenn Stevens: Financial system developments and their implications for the conduct of monetary policy

Remarks by Mr Glenn Stevens, Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, to Central Bank of Malaysia's High Level Conference 2009 "Central Banking in the 21st Century: Implications of Economic and Financial Globalisation", Kuala Lumpur, 10 February 2009.

13 Feb 2009

Martin Redrado: Monetary policy autonomy in small open economies - fact or myth?

Speech by Mr Martin Redrado, Governor of the Central Bank of Argentina, at the Central Bank of Malaysia's High Level Conference 2009 "Central Banking in the 21st Century: Implications of Economic and Fin. Globalisation", Kuala Lumpur, 10 February 2009.

13 Feb 2009

Rasheed Mohammed Al Maraj: Meeting the challenges of growth

Opening keynote plenary by His Excellency Rasheed Mohammed Al Maraj, Governor of the Central Bank of Bahrain, at the 5th Middle East Insurance Forum "Meeting the Challenges of Growth", Manama, 8 February 2009.

10 Feb 2009

Axel A Weber: Moral hazard, market discipline and self-regulation - what have we learnt?

Speech by Professor Axel A Weber, President of the Deutsche Bundesbank, at the Ceremony for the 50th Anniversary of Bank Negara Malaysia: "50 Years of Central Banking - Stability and Sustainability", Kuala Lumpur, 10 February 2009.

10 Feb 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 February 2009.

10 Feb 2009

Amando M Tetangco, Jr: Antecedents of the global financial crisis - a multi-factorial phenomenon

Speech by Mr Amando M Tetangco, Jr, Governor of the Central Bank of the Philippines (Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas), at the Sixth Sec. Alfonso Yuchengco Policy Conference, Makati City, 2 February 2009.

10 Feb 2009

Rundheersing Bheenick: Comprehensive reflections on economic and financial activities in Mauritius during 2008

Letter by Mr Rundheersing Bheenick, Governor of the Bank of Mauritius, to stakeholders, Bank of Mauritius, Port Louis, December 2008.

10 Feb 2009

Jose Manuel Gonzalez-Paramo: Financial market failures and public policies - a central banker's perspective on the global financial crisis

Closing remarks by Mr Jose Manuel Gonzalez-Paramo, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, at the XVI Meeting of Public Economics, Granada, 6 February 2009.

9 Feb 2009

Nout Wellink: Supervisory arrangements - lessons from the crisis

Speech by Dr Nout Wellink, President of the Netherlands Bank and Chairman of the BCBS, at the 44th SEACEN Governors' Conference 2008 Preserving monetary and financial stability in the new global environment, Kuala Lumpur, 6 February 2009.

9 Feb 2009

Svein Gjedrem: Financial crisis - lessons from the Nordic experience

Article by Mr Svein Gjedrem, Governor of Norges Bank (Central Bank of Norway), in the Financial Times, 3 February 2009.

9 Feb 2009

Zeti Akhtar Aziz: Fifty years of central banking - stability and sustainability

Address by Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz, Governor of the Central Bank of Malaysia, at the Ceremony for the 50th Anniversary of Bank Negara Malaysia: "50 Years of Central Banking - Stability and Sustainability", Kuala Lumpur, 8 February 2009.

9 Feb 2009

Philipp Hildebrand: The global financial crisis - analysis and outlook

Summary of a speech by Mr Philipp Hildebrand, Vice-Chairman of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank, at the NZZ-Podium, Zurich, 5 February 2009.

9 Feb 2009

Joseph Yam: HKMA congratulates the Central Bank of Malaysia on 50 years of achievements

Address by Mr Joseph Yam, Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, at the Ceremony for the 50th Anniversary of Bank Negara Malaysia: "50 Years of Central Banking - Stability and Sustainability", Kuala Lumpur, 8 February 2009.

6 Feb 2009

Mario Draghi: Interview with CNN

Interview by Mr Mario Draghi, Governor of the Bank of Italy, with CNN, at the World Economic Forum, Davos, 2 February 2009.

6 Feb 2009

Mario Draghi: Restoring confidence with more transparency

Interview by Mr Mario Draghi, Governor of the Bank of Italy, with the Wall Street Journal, at the World Economic Forum, Davos, 2 February 2009.

6 Feb 2009

Alan Bollard: Coping with global financial and economic stresses

Address by Mr Alan Bollard, Governor of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand, to the Canterbury Employers' Chamber of Commerce, Canterbury, 30 January 2009.

6 Feb 2009

Amando M Tetangco, Jr: Nurturing successful & ethical finance professionals

Speech by Mr Amando M Tetangco, Jr, Governor of the Central Bank of the Philippines (Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas), at the FINEX-CITI Rafael B Buenaventura Outstanding Finance Educators Awards Night, Manila, 28 January 2009.

6 Feb 2009

Kiyohiko G Nishimura: Recent economic and financial developments and the conduct of monetary policy

Speech by Mr Kiyohiko G Nishimura, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Japan, at a Meeting with Business Leaders, Tochigi, 29 January 2009.

3 Feb 2009

Masaaki Shirakawa: International banks amid global financial crisis

Address by Mr Masaaki Shirakawa, Governor of the Bank of Japan, at the Information Forum of the International Bankers Association, Tokyo, 27 January 2009.

3 Feb 2009

Ewart S Williams: Banks' liquidity challenges in Trinidad and Tobago

Remarks by Mr Ewart S Williams, Governor of the Central Bank of Trinidad & Tobago, for the CIB/Clico Media Conference, Port-of-Spain, 30 January 2009.

3 Feb 2009

Panayotis Thomopoulos: The role of central banks as financial supervisors

Speech by Mr Panayotis Thomopoulos, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Greece, at The Economist Conferences 8th Banking Forum: Banking and the Economy in turbulent times, Athens, 26 January 2009.

3 Feb 2009

Mojmír Hampl: Financial strangulation?

Article by Mr Mojmír Hampl, Vice Governor of the Czech National Bank and a member of the EU's Economic and Financial Committee, published in The Wall Street Journal, Prague, 2 December 2008.

3 Feb 2009

José Manuel González-Páramo: On the occasion of the inauguration of the Euro Exhibition in Barcelona

Speech by Mr José Manuel González-Páramo, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, on the occasion of the inauguration of the Euro Exhibition, Barcelona, 2 February 2009.

30 Jan 2009

Christian Noyer: World financial crisis - public and private strategies to overcome the crisis

Speech by Mr Christian Noyer, Governor of the Bank of France, at Paris-Europlace, Dubai, 22 January 2009.

30 Jan 2009

Jean-Claude Trichet: Interview with Le Figaro magazine

Interview with Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, and Le Figaro Magazine conducted by Mr Ghislain de Montalembert, 23 January 2009.

30 Jan 2009

Mark Carney: Inflation targeting in a global recession

Remarks by Mr Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of Canada, to the Halifax Chamber of Commerce, Halifax, Nova Scotia, 27 January 2009.

30 Jan 2009

Amando M Tetangco, Jr: Career executives in government - making lives better for Filipinos

Speech by Mr Amando M Tetangco, Jr, Governor of the Central Bank of the Philippines (Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas), at the CES Circle Forum, Manila, 26 January 2009.

30 Jan 2009

Heng Swee Keat: Singapore's commitment to the development of Islamic finance

Opening remarks by Mr Heng Swee Keat, Managing Director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, at the Singapore Sukuk Signing Ceremony, Singapore, 19 January 2009.

29 Jan 2009

Mervyn King: Monetary policy developments

Speech by Mr Mervyn King, Governor of the Bank of England, to the CBI Dinner, Nottingham, 20 January 2009.

29 Jan 2009

Jean-Claude Trichet: Hearing at the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee of the European Parliament

Speech by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, at the Hearing at the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee of the European Parliament, Brussels, 21 January 2009.

29 Jan 2009

Nils Bernstein: Denmark ' thoughts on the euro - a central banker's view

Statement by Mr Nils Bernstein, Governor of the National Bank of Denmark, in connection with the euro consultation of the European Affairs Committee of the Folketing (Danish parliament), Copenhagen, 22 January 2009.

29 Jan 2009

Henrique Meirelles: Ten years of floating exchange rates in Brazil

Speech by Mr Henrique Meirelles, Governor of the Central Bank of Brazil, to celebrate 10 years of floating exchange rates in Brazil, Central Bank of Brazil, Brasília, 19 January 2009.