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Central bankers' speeches - Apr to Jun 2004

Date Titles
28 Jun 2004

Jaime Caruana: Announcement of Basel II

Opening remarks of Mr Jaime Caruana, Governor of the Bank of Spain and Chairman of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, at the press conference announcing the publication of Basel II, Bank for International Settlements, Basel, 26 June 2004.

28 Jun 2004

Jean-Claude Trichet: Announcement of Basel II

Opening remarks of Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank and Chairman of the G10 Governors and Heads of Supervision, at the Press Conference announcing the publication of Basel II, Bank for International Settlements, Basel, 26 June 2004.

18 Jun 2004

Mark W Olson: Economic outlook

Remarks by Mr Mark W Olson, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the annual meeting of the Charlotte Regional Partnership, Charlotte, North Carolina, 15 June 2004.

18 Jun 2004

Joseph Yam: Banking sector risks and challenges

Luncheon talk by Mr Joseph Yam, Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, at the Hong Kong Institute of Bankers, Hong Kong, 16 June 2004.

18 Jun 2004

Jaime Caruana: 60 years after Bretton Woods - a central banker's view

Opening remarks by Mr Jaime Caruana, Governor of the Bank of Spain and Chairman of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, at the Conference ¿Dollars, Debt and Deficits - 60 years after Bretton Woods¿, Bank of Spain, Madrid, 10 June 2004.

18 Jun 2004

Jean-Claude Trichet: The international financial architecture - where do we stand?

Speech by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, at the Conference ¿Dollars, Debt and Deficits - 60 Years after Bretton Woods¿, Madrid, 14 June 2004.

18 Jun 2004

Timothy F Geithner: The Bretton Woods institutions in the 21st century

Remarks by Mr Timothy F Geithner, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, before the Bretton Woods Committee, New York, 10 June 2004.

18 Jun 2004

Alan Greenspan: Nomination hearing

Testimony by Mr Alan Greenspan, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System before the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, US Senate, Washington DC, 15 June 2004.

18 Jun 2004

Christian Noyer: The role of inflation - indexed bonds in the process of setting monetary policy: a central banker's perspective

Speech by Mr Christian Noyer, Governor of the Bank of France, at the Morgan Stanley seminar on indexed bonds, Paris, 9 June 2004.

17 Jun 2004

Catherine Kumar: Setting the agenda for hemispheric progress - developments in the Caribbean region

Presentation by Ms Catherine Kumar, Inspector of Financial Institutions, Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago, at the VII Annual Assembly of the Assocation of Supervisors of the Banks of the Americas (ASBA), Atlanta, 2-5 June 2004.

17 Jun 2004

Mark W Olson: Regulatory update - banking industry, insurance and securities activities

Remarks by Mr Mark W Olson, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Bank Insurance and Securities Association Legislative, Regulatory and Compliance Seminar, Washington DC, 10 June 2004.

17 Jun 2004

Toshiro Muto: What lies beyond this cyclical recovery?

Speech by Mr Toshiro Muto, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Japan, at the Japan Society, London, 7 June 2004.

17 Jun 2004

Seung Park: Swiftly changing economic environment in Korea

Speech by Dr Seung Park, Governor of the Bank of Korea, at the Asia Society, New York, 3 June 2004.

17 Jun 2004

Svein Gjedrem: Inflation targeting - some theory with main focus on practice

Speech by Mr Svein Gjedrem, Governor of Norges Bank (Central Bank of Norway), given at the Centre for Monetary Economics/Norwegian School of Management, Oslo, 8 June 2004.

17 Jun 2004

Timothy F Geithner: The changing face of risk management

Remarks by Mr Timothy F Geithner, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, before the Institute of International Bankers, New York, 9 June 2004

17 Jun 2004

Alan Greenspan: Central Bank panel discussion - economic developments

Remarks by Mr Alan Greenspan, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the International Monetary Conference, London (via satellite), 8 June 2004.

11 Jun 2004

Susan Schmidt Bies: Bank Secrecy Act enforcement

Testimony by Ms Susan Schmidt Bies, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, before the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, US Senate, Washington DC, 3 June 2004.

11 Jun 2004

Kishori J Udeshi: Implementation of Basel II - an Indian perspective

Address by Ms Kishori J Udeshi, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, at the World Bank/IMF/US Federal Reserve Board 4th Annual International Seminar on Policy Challenges for the Financial Sector: Basel II, Washington DC, 2 June 2004.

11 Jun 2004

Lars Nyberg: Economic activity and housing finance in Sweden

Speech by Mr Lars Nyberg, Deputy Governor of Sveriges Riksbank, at a conference, in Frankfurt am Main, 4 June 2004.

11 Jun 2004

I J Macfarlane: Recent financial and economic developments in Australia

Opening statement by Mr I J Macfarlane, Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, to the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics, Finance and Public Administration, Sydney, 4 June 2004.

11 Jun 2004

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, 3 June 2004.

11 Jun 2004

Jean-Pierre Roth: The creation of the euro and the new international monetary order - a view from Switzerland

Speech by Mr Jean-Pierre Roth, Chairman of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank, at the 2nd Conference of the ¿Geld und Währung¿ Foundation on Financial Stability and Globalisation, Frankfurt, 3-4 June, 2004.

11 Jun 2004

David A Dodge: The Bank of Canada's commitments to Canadians

Remarks by Mr David A Dodge, Governor of the Bank of Canada, at the Town Hall Meeting, Ottawa, 18 May 2004.

11 Jun 2004

Axel A Weber: Financial stability and globalisation

Opening address by Professor Dr Axel A Weber, President of the Deutsche Bundesbank, at the Second Conference of the Monetary Stability Foundation on ¿Financial Stability and Globalisation¿, Frankfurt am Main, 3 June 2004.

4 Jun 2004

Donald L Kohn: The outlook for inflation

Remarks by Mr Donald L Kohn, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the National Economists Club luncheon meeting, Washington DC, 4 June 2004.

4 Jun 2004

Glenn Stevens: Economic conditions and prospects - June 2004

Address by Mr Glenn Stevens, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, to the Committee for Economic Development of Australia (Queensland Branch), Brisbane, 2 June 2004.

4 Jun 2004

Birgir Isleifur Gunnarsson: Interaction of monetary and financial stability in small open economies

Welcoming address by Mr Birgir Isleifur Gunnarsson, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Central Bank of Iceland, at the SUERF Seminar, Reykjavik, 3 June 2004.

4 Jun 2004

Svein Gjedrem: On monetary policy and the krone

Speech by Mr Svein Gjedrem, Governor of Norges Bank (Central Bank of Norway), to Industrinettverket Sunnhordland, Stord, 7 June 2004.

4 Jun 2004

Jaime Caruana: Risk management trends and the supervisory structure

Remarks of Mr Jaime Caruana, Governor of the Bank of Spain and Chairman of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, at the 31st General Assembly of the Geneva Association, Madrid, 27-29 May 2004.

4 Jun 2004

Guy Quaden: Challenges for the European economy

Speech by Mr Guy Quaden, Governor of the National Bank of Belgium, at the Foreign Bankers' Association in the Netherlands, Amsterdam, 27 May 2004.

4 Jun 2004

Philipp M Hildebrand: Switzerland - the challenges of being and remaining a leading financial centre

Speech by Dr Philipp M Hildebrand, Member of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank, at the Financial Management Association (FMA), European Conference Zurich, University of Zurich, Zurich, 3 June 2004.

4 Jun 2004

Otmar Issing: The euro and the Lisbon agenda

Speech by Mr Otmar Issing, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the 32nd Economics Conference of the Austrian National Bank, 28 May 2004.

4 Jun 2004

Hermann Remsperger: Real-time data and monetary policy

Welcome address by Professor Hermann Remsperger, Member of the Executive Board of the Deutsche Bundesbank, at the Bundesbank Conference on ¿Real-time data and monetary policy¿, Eltville, 28 May 2004.

4 Jun 2004

Jens Thomsen: Brief overview of the Danish economy

Statement by Mr Jens Thomsen, Member of the Board of Governors of the National Bank of Denmark, at the meeting of the Danish Economic Council, Copenhagen, 27 May 2004.

4 Jun 2004

John Hurley: The role of the central bank and the current issues being considered by the Financial Services Regulator

Opening statement by Mr John Hurley, Governor of the Central Bank and Financial Services Authority of Ireland, to the Joint Committee on Finance and Public Service, Dublin, 1 June 2004.

4 Jun 2004

Lee Hsien Loong: Prospering in a rising Asia

Speech by Mr Lee Hsien Loong, Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore and Chairman of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, at the opening dinner of the Conference Board Symposium on Asian Economies and Financial Markets, Singapore, 27 May 2004.

4 Jun 2004

Jaime Caruana: Basel II - a new approach to banking supervision

Remarks of Mr Jaime Caruana, Governor of the Bank of Spain and Chairman of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, at the Fourth Annual International Seminar on Policy Challenges for the Financial Sector: ¿Basel II - the international banking system at the crossroads¿, Washington DC, 1 June 2004.

4 Jun 2004

Jean-Claude Trichet: Structural reforms and growth, as highlighted by the Irish case

Keynote address by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, delivered at the Whitaker lecture organised by the Central Bank and Financial Services Authority of Ireland, Dublin, 31 May 2004.

4 Jun 2004

Timothy F Geithner: Perspectives on the US financial system

Remarks by Mr Timothy F Geithner, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, before the Economic Club of New York, New York, 27 May 2004.

28 May 2004

Wu Xiaolin: China's monetary and interest rate policy in year 2004

Speech by Miss Wu Xiaolin, Deputy Governor of the People's Bank of China, at the Forum of Financial Opening and Commercial Bank Reform of China, Beijing, 17 April 2004.