Speeches by category

Central bankers' speeches - Apr to Jun 1998

Date Titles
26 Jun 1998

Mr. Patrikis discusses the implications of the Year 2000 computer problem for international banking and finance (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 23 Jun 98)

Statement by the First Vice-President of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Mr. Ernest T. Patrikis, before the Committee on Banking and Financial Services of the US House of Representatives on 23/6/98.

26 Jun 1998

Bank of Japan's June report of recent economic and financial developments in Japan (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 16 Jun 98)

BANK OF JAPAN, COMMUNICATION, 16/6/98.

26 Jun 1998

Mr. George comments briefly on the global economy and on recent economic performance in the United Kingdom (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 11 Jun 98)

Speech by the Governor of the Bank of England, Mr. E.A.J. George, at the Dinner with the Lord Mayor for Bankers and Merchants of the City of London on 11/6/98.

26 Jun 1998

Mr. Meyer discusses issues and trends in bank regulatory policy and financial modernization in the United States (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 9 Jun 98)

Remarks by Laurence H. Meyer, a member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Bank Administration Institute, Finance and Accounting Management Conference held in Washington, DC on 9/6/98.

16 Jun 1998

Mr. King looks at the UK economy and monetary policy (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 27 May 98)

Speech by Mr. Mervyn King, an Executive Director and Chief Economist of the Bank of England, at the Building Societies Association Annual Conference in Bournemouth on 27/5/98.

16 Jun 1998

Mr. Greenspan presents an update on economic conditions in the United States (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 10 Jun 98)

Testimony of the Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, Mr. Alan Greenspan, before the Joint Economic Committee of the US Congress on 10/6/98.

10 Jun 1998

Mr. Heikensten examines EMU and economic policy in Europe (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 29 May 98)

Speech by the Deputy Governor of the Bank of Sweden, Mr. Lars Heikensten, at JP Bank's Conference at the World Trade Center, on 29/5/98.

10 Jun 1998

Mr. Erçel speaks on lessons for Turkish policy-makers from the East Asian crisis (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 3 Jun 98)

Address by the Governor of the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey, Mr. Gazi Erçel, at the Euromoney Conference: Investing In The Future, in Istanbul, on 3/6/98.

6 Jun 1998

Mr. George gives a central banker's response to the Asian crisis (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 28 May 98)

Speech by the Governor of the Bank of England, Mr. E.A.J. George, at the Foreign and Colonial Emerging Markets Conference, in London, on 28/5/98.

6 Jun 1998

Mr. Thiessen reports on globalized financial markets and monetary policy (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 27 May 98)

Notes for remarks by Governor of the Bank of Canada, Mr. Gordon Thiessen, before La Conférence de Montréal, in Montréal, on 27/5/98.

3 Jun 1998

Mr. Carse gives a banking supervisor's perspective on control issues in financial institutions (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 25 May 98)

Speech by the Deputy Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, Mr. David Carse, at the BanComp '98 conference in Hong Kong on 25/5/98.

3 Jun 1998

Mr. Greenspan gives a testimony on the global financial system and the role of the IMF in the Asian crisis (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 21 May 98)

Testimony of the Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve, Mr. Alan Greenspan, before the Committee on Agriculture of the US House of Representatives on 21/5/98.

3 Jun 1998

Mr. Heikensten examines economic policy and the fight against inflation in Sweden (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 27 May 98)

Speech by the Deputy Governor of the Bank of Sweden, Mr. Lars Heikensten, at the Meeting of Almega-Affiliated Employers' Associations on 27/5/98.

3 Jun 1998

Mr. Grenville talks on the Asian crisis, capital flows and the international financial architecture (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 21 May 98)

Talk by the Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, Mr. Stephen Grenville, to Monash University Law School Foundation in Melbourne on 21/5/98.

27 May 1998

Mr. Tietmeyer discusses the benefits, opportunities and pitfalls of financial and monetary integration (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 18 May 98)

Address by the President of the Deutsche Bundesbank, Prof. Hans Tietmeyer, at the 1998 Mais Lecture at the City University Business School, in London, on 18/5/98.

27 May 1998

Ms. Hämäläinen discusses achieving a credible currency for Europe (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 5 May 98)

Address by the Governor of the Bank of Finland, Ms. Sirkka Hämäläinen, at the Frankfurt International Banking Evening on 5/5/98.

27 May 1998

Bank of Japan's May report of recent economic and financial developments (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 21 May 98)

Bank of Japan communication, 21/5/98.

22 May 1998

Mr. Liebscher discusses the role of a national central bank within the ESCB as illustrated by the OeNB

Address by the President of the Austrian National Bank, Dr. Klaus Liebscher, held at the 26 th Economics Conference of the Oesterreichische Nationalbank on the topic 'Economic Policy 2000', in Vienna on 7-8/5/98.

18 May 1998

Mr. Stals elucidates monetary policy objectives in South Africa in the environment of financial globalisation (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 11 May 98)

Address by the Governor of the Reserve Bank of South Africa, Mr. C. Stals, at the Monthly Meeting of the Bank for International Settlements in Basle on 11/5/98.

18 May 1998

Mr. Camdessus shares his views on a new financial architecture for a globalized world (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 8 May 98)

Address by the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, Mr. M. Camdessus, at the Royal Institute for International Affairs in London on 8/5/98.

18 May 1998

Mr. Tietmeyer discusses EMU - after the Brussels Summit (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 7 May 98)

Address by the President of the Deutsche Bundesbank, Prof. Hans Tietmeyer, at the spring meeting of the Institute of International Finance in Rome on 7/5/98.

18 May 1998

Mr. Macfarlane reports on monetary policy and financial stability in the Australian Economy

Opening statement by the Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, Mr. Ian Macfarlane, to the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Financial Institutions and Public Administration in Melbourne on 7/5/98 (slightly abridged).

18 May 1998

Mr. Gunnarsson reports on some aspects of economic conditions and current prospects in Iceland (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 31 Mar 98)

Address by the Governor of the Central Bank of Iceland, Mr. Birgir Isl. Gunnarsson, at the Bank's Annual Meeting on 31/3/98.

18 May 1998

Ms. Rivlin remarks on lessons drawn from the Asian financial crisis (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 23 Apr 98)

Remarks by the Vice-Chair of the US Federal Reserve System, Ms. Alice M. Rivlin, before the Hyman P. Minsky Conference on Financial Structure at The Levy Institute in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York on 23/4/98.

18 May 1998

Mr. Desario reports on growth prospects and implications for supervision of asset management (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 9 Apr 98)

Address by the Director General of the Bank of Italy, Dott. Vincenzo Desario, at the conference 'Asset management: insurance companies versus banks' held in Rome on 9/4/98.

18 May 1998

Mr. Stals addresses the topic 'Implications for the South African financial sector of the process of financial globalisation' (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 8 May 98)

Speech by the Governor of the South African Reserve Bank, Dr. C. Stals, at the Tenth Annual 'Beeld' Economist of the Year Banquet, held in Johannesburg on 8/5/98.

18 May 1998

Mr. Hartmann reports on the driving forces behind current changes in payment and settlement systems (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 20 Apr 98)

Speech by Mr. Wendelin Hartmann, a member of the Board of the Deutsche Bundesbank, delivered at the 6th Annual Conference on International Payment Systems in London on 20/4/98.

18 May 1998

Mr. Tietmeyer's address at the International Frankfurt Banking Evening (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 5 May 98)

Co-speaker's address by the President of the Deutsche Bundesbank, Prof. Hans Tietmeyer, following the lecture 'Achieving a Credible Currency for Europe' held by Dr. Sirkka Hämäläinen, Governor of the Bank of Finland at the International Frankfurt Banking Evening on 5/5/98.

18 May 1998

Mr. Greenspan examines the crises in Asia, considers the existence and provision of safety nets and ponders possible policy responses to problems in the international financial system (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 7 May 98)

Remarks by Chairman of the US Federal Reserve System, Mr. Alan Greenspan, before the 34th Annual Conference on Bank Structure and Competition of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago on 7/5/98.

18 May 1998

Mr. Stals asks whether the East Asian financial crisis can be repeated in South Africa (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 29 Apr 98)

Address by the Governor of the Reserve Bank of South Africa, Mr. C. Stals, at a breakfast meeting organised by Life Line West Rand in Krugersdorp on 29/4/98.

18 May 1998

Mr. Gaddum discusses the euro, US dollar and the world economy

Dinner speech by the Deputy Governor of the Deutsche Bundesbank, Mr. Johann Wilhelm Gaddum, on the occasion of the Joint Conference of Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and Aspen-Institut, Berlin in Washington DC on 6-8/5/1998.

18 May 1998

Mr. Erçel reports on medium and long-term prospects for the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 28 Apr 98)

Address by the Governor of the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey, Mr. Gazi Erçel, before the 66th Shareholders' General Meeting, in Ankara, on 28/4/98.

18 May 1998

Mr. Kelley discusses the Year 2000 issue (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 28 Apr 98)

Testimony of Mr. Edward W. Kelley, Jr., a member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, before the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation at the US Senate on 28/4/98.

18 May 1998

Mr. George discusses international economic and monetary management and the implications of the present disturbances in Asia (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 21 Apr 98)

Text of the Henry Ford II Lecture delivered by the Governor of the Bank of England, Mr. E.A.J George, at Cranfield University School of Management on 21/4/98.

18 May 1998

Mr. Brash speaks on monetary policy in New Zealand (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 20 Apr 98)

Address by the Governor of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand, Dr. Donald T. Brash, before the Auckland Chamber of Commerce, in Auckland, on 20/4/98.

18 May 1998

Mr. Bäckström speaks on Swedish monetary policy outside EMU (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 22 Apr 98)

Address by the Governor of the Bank of Sweden, Mr. Urban Bäckström, to the Monetary Policy Forum organised by the Centre for Business Policy Studies and the Riksbank in Stockholm on 22/4/98.

18 May 1998

Ms. Hämäläinen discusses monetary policy in EMU (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 22 Apr 98)

Discourse by the Governor of the Bank of Finland, Ms. Sirkka Hämäläinen, at the 1998 Penningpolitiskt Forum in Stockholm on 22/4/98.

18 May 1998

Mr. Ferguson discusses the role of banking in the global market-place (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 16 Apr 98)

Remarks by Mr. Roger W. Ferguson, Jr., a member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, before the Urban Bankers Coalition, Inc., in New York on 4/16/98.

18 May 1998

Mr. Meyer discusses the Federal Reserve and bank supervision and regulation (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 16 Apr 98)

Remarks by Mr. Laurence H. Meyer, a member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, presented before the 'Spring 1998 Banking and Finance Lecture', Widener University, Chester, Pennsylvania, on 16/4/98

18 May 1998

Mr. Meyer remarks on the economic outlook and the challenges facing monetary policy (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 9 Apr 98)

Address by Mr. Laurence H. Meyer, a member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, presented at the Public Policy Meeting, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, on 9/4/98.