Speeches by category

Central bankers' speeches - Apr to Jun 1999

Date Titles
30 Jun 1999

Mr Heikensten talks about the interaction between monetary and fiscal policy and labour market developments (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 16 Jun 1999)

Speech by Lars Heikensten, First Deputy Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank, the Swedish central bank, to the Landskrona Municipality in Landskrona, Sweden on 16 June 1999.

30 Jun 1999

Mr Heikensten speaks on the euro and European economic policy (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 16 Jun 1999)

Speech by Mr Lars Heikensten, First Deputy Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank, the Swedish central bank, at Merita-Nordbanken in Malmö, Sweden on 16 June 1999.

30 Jun 1999

Mr Stals discusses regional trade and financial integration in the Southern African Development Community (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 18 Jun 1999)

Address by the Governor of the South African Reserve Bank, Dr Chris Stals, at a meeting for business people arranged by the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe in Harare, Zimbabwe on 18 June 1999.

25 Jun 1999

Mr Ferguson looks at public information and confidence as concerns posed by the Year 2000 problem (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 22 Jun 1999)

Remarks by Mr Roger W Ferguson Jr, a member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System and Chairman of the Joint Year 2000 Council, at the Second Global Y2K National Coordinators Conference held at the United Nations in New York on 22 June 1999.

25 Jun 1999

Mr Noyer focuses on the benefits of EMU and on the euro as an accelerator for economic growth in europe (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 23 Jun 1999)

Speech by Christian Noyer, Vice-President of the European Central Bank, at the lunch-meeting of Cercle d'Union Interalliée in Paris on 23 June 1999.

22 Jun 1999

Mr Roth discusses demonitisation of gold in Switzerland (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 14 Jun 1999)

Speech by Mr Jean-Pierre Roth, Vice-Chairman of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank, at the 22nd Annual FT World Gold Conference in London on 14 June 1999.

22 Jun 1999

Mr Macfarlane's overview of monetary policy in Australia (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 17 Jun 1999)

Opening statement by the Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, Mr I J Macfarlane, to the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics, Finance and Public Administration, in Melbourne, Australia on 17 June 1999.

21 Jun 1999

Mr Hartmann outlines the Bundesbank's preparation for the Year 2000 (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 18 Jun 1999)

Address by Mr Wendelin Hartmann, a member of the Directorate of the Deutsche Bundesbank and Chairman of the Committee on Payment and Settlement Systems, at a press conference in Frankfurt/Main on 18 June 1999.

21 Jun 1999

Mr Tietmeyer talks about systemic risk and lender of last resort facilities (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 11 Jun 1999)

Speech by the President of the Deutsche Bundesbank, Prof Hans Tietmeyer, at the conference entitled 'Systemic Risk and Lender of Last Resort Facilities' organised by the Center for Financial Studies in Frankfurt on 11 June 1999.

18 Jun 1999

The Bank of Japan's June report on recent economic and financial developments (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 16 Jun 1999)

Bank of Japan, Communication, 16 June 1999.

18 Jun 1999

Mr Meyer's remarks on market discipline as a component of banking supervision and regulation (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 14 Jun 1999)

Speech by Mr Laurence H Meyer, a member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the conference on Reforming Bank Capital Standards in New York on 14 June 1999.

16 Jun 1999

Mr Remsperger evaluates the role of monetary policy in a macro policy mix (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 11 Jun 1999)

A paper presented by Prof Hermann Remsperger, member of the Directorate of the Deutsche Bundesbank, at the 27th Economics Conference of the Austrian National Bank in Vienna, Austria, on 11 June 1999.

15 Jun 1999

Mr Reddy looks at external debt policies in emerging economies (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 11 Jun 1999)

Speech by the Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, Dr Y V Reddy, at the Seminar on Corporate External Debt Management in Kathmandu, Nepal, on 11 June 1999.

15 Jun 1999

Mr Duisenberg discusses the role of capital markets and financing in the euro area (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 14 Jun 1999)

Speech by Willem F Duisenberg, President of the European Central Bank, at the Waarborgfonds Sociale Woningbouw in Utrecht, the Netherlands, on 14 June 1999.

11 Jun 1999

Mr Duisenberg reports on developments in the financial sector in Europe following the introduction of the euro (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 3 Jun 1999)

Speech by Dr Willem F Duisenberg, President of the European Central Bank, delivered at the Third European Financial Markets Convention in Milan on 3 June 1999.

11 Jun 1999

Mr. George gives an address on recent changes in the international financial and economic environment (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 10 Jun 1999)

Speech given by Mr E A J George, Governor of the Bank of England, at a Dinner with the Lord Mayor for Bankers and Merchants of the City of London on 10 June 1999.

10 Jun 1999

Mr Meyer's remarks at the Conference of State Bank Supervisors (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 3 Jun 1999)

Remarks by Mr Laurence H Meyer, member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve, at the Conference of State Bank Supervisors, Williamsburg, Virginia on 3 June 1999.

10 Jun 1999

Mr Tietmeyer focuses on economic convergence and EMU (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 3 Jun 1999)

Lecture by the President of the Deutsche Bundesbank, Prof Hans Tietmeyer, in the series 'Builders of the Millennium' in celebration of the 750th anniversary of the foundation of University College, Oxford in Oxford on 3 June 1999.

9 Jun 1999

Mr Issing's speech entitled 'Hayek - currency competition and European monetary union' (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 27 May 1999)

Text of the Annual Hayek memorial lecture delivered by Mr Otmar Issing, a member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, hosted by the Institute of Economic Affairs in London on 27 May 1999.

3 Jun 1999

Mr Thiessen evaluates the performance of the Canadian economy at the end of the 20th century (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 2 Jun 1999)

Address by the Governor of the Bank of Canada, Mr Gordon Thiessen, before the Canada Club in London on 2 June 1999.

3 Jun 1999

Mr Greenspan's statement on trade, technology and economic progress (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 2 Jun 1999)

Speech by the Chairman of the US Federal Reserve System, Mr Alan Greenspan, at the Conference on International Business, organised by the Alliance for the Commonwealth in Boston, Massachusetts on 2 June 1999.

1 Jun 1999

Mr Duisenberg outlines the future development of the financial sector in the euro area (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 25 May 1999)

Speech by Willem F Duisenberg, President of the European Central Bank, at the XXIVth IOSCO Annual Conference in Lisbon on 25 May 1999.

31 May 1999

Mr King looks at interest rates and the new Monetary Policy Committee in the United Kingdom (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 17 May 1999)

Lecture delivered by the Deputy Governor of the Bank of England, Mervyn King, at Queen's University in Belfast on 17 May 1999.

31 May 1999

Mr Reddy discusses monetary policy in India (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 26 May 1999)

Speech by Y.V. Reddy, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, at the Fourth Securities Industry Summit, in Mumbai, India on 26 May 1999.

31 May 1999

Mr Trichet presents the Annual Report of the Bank of France (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 21 May 99)

Address by Jean-Claude Trichet, Governor of the Bank of France before the President of the French Republic, Senate and National Assembly on the occasion of the presentation of the Annual Report, in Paris on 21/5/99.

28 May 1999

Mr Thiessen's statement on the Bank of Canada's Monetary Policy Report (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 26 May 1999)

Opening statement of the Governor of the Bank of Canada, Mr Gordon Thiessen, before the Standing Committee on Finance of the House of Commons on 26 May 1999.

28 May 1999

Mr Bäckström covers monetary policy in Sweden from 1996 to 1998 (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 18 May 1999)

Opening remarks by Mr Urban Bäckström, Governor of Sveriges Riksbank, the Swedish central bank, before the Standing Committee on Finance in Stockholm on 18 May 1999.

27 May 1999

Mr Noyer reviews first experiences with the euro (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 26 May 1999)

Speech delivered by the Vice-President of the European Central Bank, Mr Christian Noyer, at the conference organised by Swedback in Stockholm on 26 May 1999.

27 May 1999

Mr Stals discusses the challenges to monetary policy in increasingly volatile international markets (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 25 May 1999)

Address by the Governor of the South African Reserve Bank, Dr Chris Stals, at a conference on "The South African Economy in a World of Volatile Financial Markets", arranged by the Bureau for Economic Research of the University of Stellenbosch in Johannesburg on 25 May 1999.

26 May 1999

Mr Bergström reports on why Sweden has changed its stabilisation policy regime (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 21 May 1999)

Speech by Mr Villy Bergström, a Deputy Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank, the central bank of Sweden, at the 140th anniversary of the establishment of Norrbärke Sparbank in Smedjebacken, Darlana on 21 May 1999.

26 May 1999

Mr Tietmeyer considers the impact of the single European currency on economies in transition (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 25 May 1999)

Text of the Annual Lecture of the Liberální Institute 1999, by Prof Hans Tietmeyer, President of the Deutsche Bundesbank, in Prague on 25 May 1999.

25 May 1999

Bank of Japan's May report of recent economic and financial developments (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 20 May 1999)

Bank of Japan, Communication, 20 May 1999.

25 May 1999

Mr Macfarlane gives an overview of the Australian economy in the 1990s (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 21 May 1999)

Talk by the Governor of the Australian Reserve Bank, Mr I J Macfarlane, to the CLSA Investors' Forum in Hong Kong on 21 May 1999.

21 May 1999

Mr Duisenberg's speech at the 11th Frankfurt International Banking Evening (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 20 May 1999)

Speech by the President of the European Central Bank, Dr W F Duisenberg at the 11th Frankfurt International Banking Evening in Frankfurt on 20 May 1999.

21 May 1999

Mr Tietmeyer looks at the euro and the challenges ahead (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 20 May 1999)

Address by the President of the Deutsche Bundesbank, Prof Hans Tietmeyer, at the Frankfurt International Banking Evening, in Frankfurt on 20 May 1999.

20 May 1999

Mr Greenspan offers some suggestions to improve the international financial architecture (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 20 May 1999)

Testimony by the Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, Alan Greenspan, before the Committee on Banking and Financial Services of the US House of Representatives on 20 May 1999.

20 May 1999

Mr George offers an overview of the UK economy (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 18 May 1999)

Speech by the Governor of the Bank of England, Mr E A J George, at a dinner hosted by Birmingham City 2000 in Birmingham, England, on 18 May 1999.

19 May 1999

Ms Rivlin's view on sustaining economic growth and development in the United States (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 13 May 1999)

Speech by Alice M Rivlin, Vice Chair of the Board of the US Federal Reserve System, at Minneapolis, Minnesota, on 13 May 1999.

19 May 1999

Mr Stals discusses the impact of the international financial crisis on the South African economy (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 17 May 1999)

Speech by the Governor of the South African Reserve Bank, Dr Chris Stals, at the 52nd Congress of the South African Nurserymen's Association in Johannesburg on 17 May 1999.

18 May 1999

Mr Latter gives an overview of the current monetary policy stance of Hong Kong (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 17 May 1999)

Address by Mr Tony Latter, a Deputy Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, at the CLSA Investors' Forum in Hong Kong on 17 May 1999.