Speeches by category

Central bankers' speeches - Jan to Mar 2016

Date Titles
5 Feb 2016

Mario Draghi: How central banks meet the challenge of low inflation

Text of the Marjolin lecture delivered by Mr Mario Draghi, President of the European Central Bank, at the SUERF-Deutsche Bundesbank-IMFS Conference on "SSM at 1", Frankfurt am Main, 4 February 2016.

5 Feb 2016

Yves Mersch: Policy needs, knowns and unknowns in the aftermath of the crisis

Keynote speech by Mr Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, at UBS, Zurich, 4 February 2016.

5 Feb 2016

Claudia Buch: Completing the Banking and Capital Markets Union - where do we stand?

Statement by Prof Claudia Buch, Deputy President of the Deutsche Bundesbank, at the SUERF-Deutsche Bundesbank-IMFS Conference on "SSM at 1", Frankfurt am Main, 4 February 2016.

4 Feb 2016

Graeme Wheeler: The global economy, New Zealand's economic outlook and the Policy Targets Agreement

Speech by Mr Graeme Wheeler, Governor of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand, to the Canterbury Employers' Chamber of Commerce, Christchurch, 3 February 2016.

4 Feb 2016

Haruhiko Kuroda: Introduction of "Quantitative and Qualitative Monetary Easing with a Negative Interest Rate"

Speech by Mr Haruhiko Kuroda, Governor of the Bank of Japan, at the Kisaragi-kai meeting, Tokyo, 3 February 2016.

4 Feb 2016

Stanley Fischer: Recent monetary policy

Speech by Mr Stanley Fischer, Vice Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, at C Peter McColough Series on International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations, New York City, 1 February 2016.

4 Feb 2016

Benoît Cœuré: Time for a new Lamfalussy moment

Speech by Mr Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, at the Professor Lamfalussy Commemorative Conference, Budapest, 1 February 2016.

4 Feb 2016

S S Mundra: Research imperatives for the Indian banking sector

Inaugural address by Mr S S Mundra, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, at the 1st Banking Research Conference, organized by Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics and IBS (ICFAI Business School) in collaboration with IBS Hyderabad, Hyderabad, 29 January 2016.

3 Feb 2016

Yves Mersch: Interview in Wall Street Journal

Interview with Mr Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, in Wall Street Journal, conducted by Mr Brian Blackstone and Mr Tom Fairless and published on 1 February 2016.

3 Feb 2016

Raghuram Rajan: Financial reforms - past and present

Text of the C D Deshmukh Lecture by Dr Raghuram Rajan, Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, at the National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER), New Delhi, 29 January 2016.

2 Feb 2016

Ignazio Visco: The stability of the Italian banking system

Speech by Mr Ignazio Visco, Governor of the Bank of Italy, at the 22nd ASSIOM FOREX Congress, Turin, 30 January 2016.

2 Feb 2016

Mario Draghi: Plenary debate of the European Parliament on the ECB's Annual Report 2014

Introductory statement by Mr Mario Draghi, President of the European Central Bank, to the plenary debate of the European Parliament on the ECB s Annual Report 2014, Strasbourg, 1 February 2016.

1 Feb 2016

Louis Kasekende: Improving financial literacy in Uganda

Remarks by Dr Louis Kasekende, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Uganda, at the Financial Literacy Information Sharing Group (FLISG) Meeting, 9 December 2015.

1 Feb 2016

Már Guðmundsson: Iceland's recovery - facts, myths, and the lessons learned

Speech by Mr Már Guðmundsson, Governor of the Central Bank of Iceland, at the Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum (OMFIF) City Lecture, London, 28 January 2016.

1 Feb 2016

Peter Praet: Interview in NRC Handelsblad

Interview with Mr Peter Praet, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, in NRC Handelsblad, conducted by Mr Mark Beunderman and published on 30 January 2016.

29 Jan 2016

Benoît Cœuré: The importance of independent fiscal councils

Opening remarks by Mr Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, at the workshop on "Fiscal councils, central banks and sound public finances", Frankfurt am Main, 27 January 2016.

29 Jan 2016

Amando M Tetangco, Jr: The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas and the Philippine banking sector - sustaining financial stability amid global volatility

Speech by Mr Amando M Tetangco, Jr, Governor of Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP, the central bank of the Philippines), at the annual reception for the banking community, Manila, 19 January 2016.

28 Jan 2016

Yves Mersch: Current developments in the German banking market

Speech by Mr Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, at an event organised by the Bayerischer Sparkassenverband, Munich, 27 January 2016.

28 Jan 2016

Sabine Lautenschläger: Single Supervisory Mechanism - Single Supervisory Law?

Keynote speech by Ms Sabine Lautenschläger, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank and Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board of the Single Supervisory Mechanism, at the workshop of the European Banking Institute (EBI), hosted by the European Central Bank, Frankfurt am Main, 27 January 2016.

27 Jan 2016

Philip R Lane: Selective overview of the Central Bank of Ireland's current work programme

Introductory statement by Mr Philip R Lane, Governor of the Central Bank of Ireland, at the Oireachtas (National Parliament) Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure & Reform, Dublin, 26 January 2016.

26 Jan 2016

Mark Carney: The turn of the year

Text of the Peston Lecture by Mr Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England and Chairman of the Financial Stability Board, at the Queen Mary University of London, London, 19 January 2016.

26 Jan 2016

Mario Draghi: How domestic economic strength can prevail over global weakness

Keynote speech by Mr Mario Draghi, President of the European Central Bank, at the Deutsche Börse Group New Year s reception 2016, Eschborn, 25 January 2016.

26 Jan 2016

Fernando Restoy: The organisation of financial supervision

Speech by Mr Fernando Restoy, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Spain, participating in the presentation of the "Guide to the Spanish Financial System" (Guía del Sistema Financiero Español), compiled by AFI (Analistas Financieros Internacionales) and sponsored by Funcas (Fundación de las Cajas de Ahorros), Madrid, 18 January 2016.

25 Jan 2016

Rodrigo Vergara: The role of macroprudential policy and monetary policy in safeguarding financial stability

Speech by Mr Rodrigo Vergara, Governor of the Central Bank of Chile, at the First Conference "Banking Development, Stability and Sustainability", organised by the Chilean Superintendency of Banks and Financial Institutions and the Diego Portales University, Santiago, 5 November 2015.

25 Jan 2016

Philip R Lane: The Central Bank of Ireland in 2016

Address by Mr Philip R Lane, Governor of the Central Bank of Ireland, to the Institute of Directors, Dublin, 22 January 2016.

22 Jan 2016

Mario Draghi: ECB press conference - introductory statement

Introductory statement by Mr Mario Draghi, President of the European Central Bank, and Mr Vítor Constâncio, Vice-President of the European Central Bank, Frankfurt am Main, 21 January 2016.

22 Jan 2016

Jens Weidmann: Not against the laws of economics - Hans-Werner Sinn as a public intellectual

Speech by Dr Jens Weidmann, President of the Deutsche Bundesbank and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Bank for International Settlements, at the International Scientific Symposium and Official Ceremony to Mark Hans-Werner Sinn's retirement and the 25th anniversary of the Center for Economic Studies (CES), Munich, 22 January 2016.

18 Jan 2016

Yves Mersch: Growth potential and competition - what lies ahead for card payments?

Speech by Mr Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, at the Bank of France Conference on "Card payments in Europe - latest trends and challenges", Paris, 18 January 2016.

18 Jan 2016

Benoît Cœuré: Rebalancing in the euro area - are we nearly there yet?

Speech by Mr Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, to the Danish Economic Society, Kolding, 15 January 2016.

18 Jan 2016

Øystein Olsen: Managing Norway's oil wealth

Speech by Mr Øystein Olsen, Governor of Norges Bank (Central Bank of Norway), at the "Desemberkonferansen" oil and gas conference, Kristiansund, 3 December 2015.

18 Jan 2016

Peter Praet: The ECB's monetary policy - back to medium-term price stability of below, but close to, 2%

Opinion piece by Mr Peter Praet, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, published in Süddeutsche Zeitung, 13 January 2016.

18 Jan 2016

Ksenia Yudaeva: National debt - vice or virtue?

Statement by Ms Ksenia Yudaeva, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Russia, at the Gaidar Forum 2016 "Russian and the world - looking to the future", panel discussion "National debt - vice or virtue?", Moscow, 13 January 2016.

18 Jan 2016

Loi M Bakani: The importance of financial consumer protection

Keynote address by Mr Loi M Bakani, Governor of the Bank of Papua New Guinea, at the CEFI Equity Workshop "Smart Campaign Client Protection Principles Training", Port Moresby, 21 October 2015.

18 Jan 2016

William C Dudley: The US economic outlook and implications for monetary policy

Remarks by Mr William C Dudley, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, at the Economic Leadership Forum, Somerset, New Jersey, 15 January 2016.

15 Jan 2016

Amando M Tetangco, Jr: Looking back to move ahead in 2016

Speech by Mr Amando M Tetangco, Jr, Governor of Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP, the central bank of the Philippines), at the Joint Meeting between Rotary Club of Manila and Rotary Club of Forbes Park, Makati City, 7 January 2016.

15 Jan 2016

Christian Noyer: Thoughts on the zero lower bound in relation with monetary and financial stability

Speech by Mr Christian Noyer, Honorary Governor of the Bank of France and Former Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Bank for International Settlements, at the Farewell Symposium in his honour, held by the Bank of France and the Bank for International Settlements, Paris, 12 January 2016.

15 Jan 2016

Mugur Isărescu: Unconventional monetary policies and financial stability - implications for banks and financial markets

Address by Mr Mugur Isărescu, Governor of the National Bank of Romania, at the joint CIGI (Centre for International Governance Innovation) - Oliver Wyman conference, Rome, 15 December 2015.

15 Jan 2016

Stanley Fischer: Monetary policy, financial stability, and the zero lower bound

Speech by Mr Stanley Fischer, Vice Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, at the Annual Meeting of the American Economic Association, San Francisco, California, 3 January 2016.

14 Jan 2016

Yves Mersch: Interview in International Bankers Forum

Interview with Mr Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, in International Bankers Forum, conducted by Ms Inken Schönauer and Mr Andreas Scholz and published on 29 December 2015.

14 Jan 2016

Benoît Cœuré: Cyber resilience for financial market infrastructures

Speech by Mr Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, at the workshop on the CPMI-IOSCO Guidance on Cyber Resilience for Financial Market Infrastructures, Frankfurt am Main, 13 January 2016.