Speeches by category

Central bankers' speeches - Apr to Jun 1997

Date Titles
26 Jun 1997

Mr. Greenspan examines the process by which former centrally planned economies are embracing free markets (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 10 Jun 97)

Remarks by the Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, Mr. Alan Greenspan, at the Woodrow Wilson Award Dinner of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in New York on 10/6/97.

26 Jun 1997

Mr. Tietmeyer emphasises that monetary stability is a perpetual challenge (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 19 Jun 97)

Speech given by the President of the Deutsche Bundesbank, Prof. Hans Tietmeyer, at the 1st European Equity Traders Convention of the Federation of European Stock Exchanges in Frankfurt/Main on 19/6/97.

26 Jun 1997

Mr. Trichet discusses Franco-German monetary cooperation and monetary union (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 2 Jun 97)

Speech by the Governor of the Bank of France, M. Jean-Claude Trichet, on the occasion of the fiftieth anniversary of the Land central bank of Rheinland-Palatinate and the Saarland in Mainz on 2/6/97.

24 Jun 1997

Mr. George discusses the framework of monetary policy in the UK and Europe (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 24 Jun 97)

Text of the Sixteenth Mais Lecture delivered by the Governor of the Bank of England, Mr. E.A.J. George, at the City University Business School in London on 24/6/97.

19 Jun 1997

Mr. Matsushita comments on recent monetary and economic conditions in Japan and the reform of the financial markets (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 14 Apr 97)

Speech given by the Governor of the Bank of Japan, Mr. Yasuo Matsushita, at the Kisaragi-kai Meeting in Tokyo on 14/4/97.

17 Jun 1997

Mr. McDonough examines recent developments and trends in the foreign exchange markets (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 30 May 97)

Remarks by the President of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Mr. William J. McDonough, before the 39th International Congress of the Association Cambiste International, The Financial Markets Association in Toronto on 30/5/97.

17 Jun 1997

Bank of Japan presents the summary of an article published in the May edition of its Quarterly Bulletin (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 30 May 97)

BANK OF JAPAN, COMMUNICATION, 30/5/97.

9 Jun 1997

Mr. Thiessen looks at flexible exchange rates in a world of low inflation (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 30 May 97)

Remarks by the Governor of the Bank of Canada, Mr. Gordon Thiessen, to the FOREX '97 Conference held in Toronto on 30/5/97.

9 Jun 1997

M. Roth s'interroge sur les implications de l'Union monétaire pour la Suisse (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 27 May 97)

Exposé présenté par M. Jean-Pierre Roth, Vice-président de la Direction générale de la Banque nationale suisse, à l'Assemblée générale de l'Association Suisse d'Assurances à Genève, le 27/5/97.

9 Jun 1997

Mr. Meyer looks at the role of US banks in small business finance (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 23 May 97)

Remarks by Mr. Laurence H. Meyer, a member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Conference on Small Business Finance held at the Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Berkley Center for Entrepreneurial Studies and New York University Salomon Center in New York on 23/5/97.

5 Jun 1997

Mr. Heikensten gives a review of recent developments in the Swedish economy and monetary policy (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 15 May 97)

Speech by the Deputy Governor of the Bank of Sweden, Mr. Lars Heikensten, given on Real-Estate Day in Stockholm on 15/5/97.

2 Jun 1997

Mr. Yam looks at Asian banking in a regional and global context (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 10 May 97)

Address by the Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, Mr. Joseph C.K. Yam, at the ADB-IIF Forum on Developing Asian Financial Markets held in Fukuoka, Japan, on 10/5/97.

2 Jun 1997

Mr. Sheng looks at questions relating to financial regulation (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 8 May 97)

Lecture by Mr. Andrew Sheng, a Deputy Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, to the Macquarie University MA (Finance) Programme in Hong Kong on 8/5/97.

2 Jun 1997

Mr. Carse reviews the progress being made towards global regulation (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 6 May 97)

Address by Mr. David T.B. Carse, a Deputy Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Monetary Aurthority, at the Bankers' Association for Foreign Trade 75th Anniversary Annual Meeting held in Florida on 6/5/97.

2 Jun 1997

Mr. Duisenberg assesses what we have learned from the Marshall Plan (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 15 May 97)

Dinner speech held by the President of the Netherlands Bank and of the Bank for International Settlements, Dr. W.F. Duisenberg, at the occasion of the Marshall Plan celebration in Washington on 15/5/97.

2 Jun 1997

Mr. Stals looks at the effects of the changing financial environment on monetary policy in South Africa (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 15 May 97)

Address by the Governor of the South African Reserve Bank, Dr. C. Stals, at the Annual Dinner of the Pretoria branch of the Economic Society of South Africa held in Pretoria on 15/5/97.

2 Jun 1997

Bank of Japan's May review of monetary and economic trends in Japan (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 20 May 97)

BANK OF JAPAN, MONTHLY ECONOMIC REVIEW, 20/5/97.

29 May 1997

Mr. Macfarlane reviews monetary policy, growth and unemployment in Australia (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 15 May 97)

Talk by the Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, Mr. I.J. Macfarlane, to the Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce in Melbourne on 15/5/97.

29 May 1997

Mr. Rangarajan elucidates the monetary and credit policy of the Reserve Bank of India for the first half of the 1997-98 financial year (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 19 Apr 97)

Address by the Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, Mr. C. Rangarajan, at the Madras Chamber of Commerce and Industry at Chennai on 19/4/97.

29 May 1997

Mr. Stals examines the role of financial cooperation in the development of the Southern African Development Community (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 1 May 97)

Lecture by the Governor of the South African Reserve Bank, Dr. C. Stals, presented to the Harvard Institute for International Development in Boston on 1/5/97.

29 May 1997

Mr. Desario looks at the financial system and the non-profit sector with respect to ethics and solidarity in finance (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 17 Mar 97)

Address by the Director General of the Bank of Italy, Dott. Vincenzo Desario, before the conference on "Italian society at the turn of the millennium: opportunities and prospects of the non-profit and voluntary sector" held in Milan on 17/3/97.

29 May 1997

Mr. Greenspan discusses technological change and the design of bank supervisory policies (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 1 May 97)

Remarks by the Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, Mr. Alan Greenspan, at the Conference on Bank Structure and Competition of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago on 1/5/97.

29 May 1997

Mr. Greenspan reviews current monetary policy in the United States (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 8 May 97)

Remarks by the Chairman of the US Federal Reserve System, Mr. Alan Greenspan, at the 1997 Haskins Partners Dinner of the Stern School of Business, New York University, New York on 8/5/97.

14 May 1997

Mr. Greenspan discusses financial reform and the importance of the State Charter (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 3 May 97)

Remarks by the Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, Mr. Alan Greenspan, at the annual meeting and Conference of State Bank Supervisors held in San Diego, California on 3/5/97.

14 May 1997

Mr. Stals looks at the role of central banks in today's economies and discusses the experience of South Africa (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 25 Apr 97)

Address by the Governor of the South African Reserve Bank, Dr. Chris Stals, given at a Conference on Current Economic Policy Issues arranged by the Economics Department of the University of Durban-Westville and The Mercury in Durban on 25/4/97.

9 May 1997

Mr. Duisenberg discusses the comparisons between the structures and methods of the European System of Central Banks and the US Federal Reserve System (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 29 Apr 97)

Address held by the President of the Netherlands Bank and of the Bank for International Settlements, Dr. W.F. Duisenberg, at the Spring Meeting of the Institute of International Finance in Washington on 29/4/97.

9 May 1997

Mr. Greenspan offers his thoughts on the efforts currently being made relating to supervision and regulation of the financial markets (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 29 Apr 97)

Remarks by the Chairman of the US Federal Reserve System, Mr. Alan Greenspan, at the Spring Meeting of the Institute of International Finance in Washington on 29/4/97.

9 May 1997

Bank of Japan presents its quarterly economic outlook for spring 1997

BANK OF JAPAN, QUARTERLY BULLETIN, May 1997 (advance summary).

9 May 1997

Mr. Stals discusses financial sector reforms and their implications for the banking industry in South Africa (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 9 Apr 97)

Address by the Governor of the South African Reserve Bank, Dr. C. Stals, at the official opening of the new Head Office Building for Mercantile Bank in Sandton on 9/4/97.

9 May 1997

Mr. Erçel reviews central bank operations in 1996 and discusses the philosophy of central banks (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 15 Apr 97)

Remarks by the Governor of the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey, Mr. Gazi Erçel, on the occasion of the 65th Shareholders' Ordinary General Meeting in Ankara on 15/4/97.

9 May 1997

Mr. Bäckström gives a broadbrush picture of the Swedish economy and monetary policy (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 30 Apr 97)

Speech by the Governor of the Bank of Sweden, Mr. Urban Bäckström, held at seminars before the Midland Bank and Merrill Lynch, respectively, in New York on 30/4/97.

2 May 1997

Mr. Wellink looks at European economic and monetary cooperation from an historical perspective (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 16 Apr 97)

Address by A.H.E.M. Wellink, an Executive Director of the Netherlands Bank, on the occasion of AEGEE's EMU campaign 1997, delivered in Rotterdam on 16/4/97.

2 May 1997

Mr. Erçel explains developments in the Turkish economy that help in understanding the country's market opportunites (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 3 Apr 97)

Speech by the Governor of the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey, Mr. Gazi Erçel, on the occasion of the Conference on 'Private provision of infrastructure in Turkey' held at çiragan Palace in Istanbul on 3/4/97.

2 May 1997

Mr. Matsushita discusses payment and settlement systems with regard to current issues in Japan (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 28 Feb 97)

Speech by the Governor of the Bank of Japan, Mr. Yasuo Matsushita, held at the Japan Center for Economic Research on 28/2/97.

2 May 1997

Ms. Rivlin discusses how economists might be helpful in the current and upcoming macroeconomic policy process (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 4 Apr 97)

Remarks by the Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, Ms. Alice M. Rivlin, at the Annual Meeting of the Eastern Economic Association in Washington, D.C. on 4/4/97.

2 May 1997

Mr. Greenspan looks at the evolution of banking in a market economy (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 12 Apr 97)

Remarks by the Chairman of the Board of the US Federal Reserve System, Dr. Alan Greenspan, at the annual conference of the Association of Private Enterprise Education, in Arlington, Virginia on 12/4/97.

2 May 1997

M. Roth dresse un tableau de la politique monétaire et de la conjoncture économique en Suisse (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 22 Apr 97)

Allocution de M. Jean-Pierre Roth, Vice-président de la Direction générale de la Banque nationale suisse, au Centre International d'Etudes Monétaires et Bancaires, (CIMB), à Genève, le 22/4/97

18 Apr 1997

Mr. Ingves discusses retail trade, EMU and the Euro with respect to Sweden (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 14 Apr 97)

Text of a speech by Mr. Stefan Ingves, a Deputy Governor of the Bank of Sweden, held on 14/4/97.

18 Apr 1997

Mr. Padoa-Schioppa reviews his experience in central banking over the last thirty years (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 7 Apr 97)

Text of the remarks by Dott. Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa, a Deputy Director General of the Bank of Italy, at the Governors' Dinner held in Basle on 7/4/97.

18 Apr 1997

Mr. Meyer looks at issues in financial modernization in the United States (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 10 Apr 97)

Remarks by Mr. Laurence H. Meyer, a member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the seventh annual Conference on Financial Structure in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, on 10/4/97.