Speeches by category

Central bankers' speeches - Apr to Jun 2004

Date Titles
28 May 2004

Niklaus Blattner: System stability and security of the systems

Summary of a speech by Prof Dr Niklaus Blattner, Vice-Chairman the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank, at the Luzerner Tage für Informationssicherung (LUTIS, conference on information security), Lucerne, 25 May 2004.

28 May 2004

Roger W Ferguson, Jr: Economics and ethical behaviors

Remarks by Mr Roger W Ferguson, Jr, Vice-Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, on the occasion of his acceptance of the 2004 Distinguished Alumni Award, Sidwell Friends School, Washington, DC, 22 May 2004.

28 May 2004

Marion Williams: The development of the Caribbean capital market

Speech by Dr Marion Williams, Governor of the Central Bank of Barbados, at the Capital Markets Seminar, Central Bank of Barbados, Bridgetown, 11 May 2004.

28 May 2004

Zhou Xiaochuan: Tenth anniversary of the China Foreign Exchange Trade System

Speech by Mr Zhou Xiaochuan, Governor of the People's Bank of China, on the tenth anniversary of the China Foreign Exchange Trade System (CFETS) and the opening ceremony of the Forum on China's Money Market, Shanghai, 16 April 2004.

28 May 2004

Jaime Caruana: Risk management trends and the supervisory structure

Remarks by 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.

28 May 2004

Jean-Pierre Roth: Switzerland - an island in Euroland?

Speech by Mr Jean-Pierre Roth, Chairman of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank, at the Bank of Greece, Athens, 21 May 2004.

27 May 2004

Michael C Bonello: The banking environment in Malta

Speech by Mr Michael C Bonello, Governor of the Central Bank of Malta, at the Raiffeisen Economic Forum, St Julians, 21 May 2004.

27 May 2004

Zhou Xiaochuan: The current financial situation and development of the financial market in China

Speech by Mr Zhou Xiaochuan, Governor of the People's Bank of China, at the National Conference for the Work of Foreign-funded Banks, Beijing, 12 April 2004.

27 May 2004

Zhou Xiaochuan: Some considerations in the study of monetary policy transmission

Speech by Mr Zhou Xiaochuan, Governor of the People's Bank of China, Beijing, 13 April 2004.

27 May 2004

Bodil Nyboe Andersen: A common currency or separate currencies?

Speech by Mrs Bodil Nyboe Andersen, Governor of the National Bank of Denmark, at the Conference on the Economy in the Danish Commonwealth hosted by the North Atlantic Group of the Folketing (Parliament), Christiansborg, 25 May 2004.

27 May 2004

Jean-Claude Trichet: Joint Eurosystem - Bank of Russia seminar

Address by Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, at the Joint Eurosystem - Bank of Russia seminar, Helsinki, 25 May 2004.

24 May 2004

Edward M Gramlich: Workplace financial education

Remarks by Mr Edward M Gramlich, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the second meeting of the Financial Literacy and Education Commission, Washington, DC, 20 May 2004.

24 May 2004

Susan Schmidt Bies: Corporate governance and community banks

Remarks by Ms Susan Schmidt Bies, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, before the Annual Convention of the Arkansas Bankers Association, Hot Springs, Arkansas, 17 May 2004.

24 May 2004

Ben S Bernanke: Gradualism

Remarks by Mr Ben S Bernanke, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at an economics luncheon co-sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (Seattle Branch) and the University of Washington, Seattle, 20 May 2004.

24 May 2004

T T Mboweni: The restructured South African economy

Address by Mr T T Mboweni, Governor of the South African Reserve Bank, at the South Africa ten years on - empowerment, finance, trade and investment conference, Cape Town, 20 May 2004.

24 May 2004

Joseph Yam: Asia's ability to cope with the continuing challenges of globalisation

Statement by Mr Joseph Yam, Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority and Alternate Governor on the Board of Directors of the Asian Development Bank, at the 37th Asian Development Bank Annual Meeting, Jeju Island, Korea, 15-17 May 2004.

24 May 2004

Alan Greenspan: The resilience of free societies and the impact of free markets

Remarks by Mr Alan Greenspan, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, on the occasion of his acceptance of the Eisenhower Medal for Leadership and Service, Eisenhower Fellowship, Philadelphia, 20 May 2004.

21 May 2004

Otmar Issing: The ECB and the euro - the first five years

The Mais Lecture by Mr Otmar Issing, member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, at the City University Business School, London, 12 May 2004.

21 May 2004

Roger W Ferguson, Jr: The role of central banks in fostering efficiency and stability in the global financial system

Remarks by Mr Roger W Ferguson, Jr, Vice-Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the National Bank of Belgium Conference on Efficiency and Stability in an Evolving Financial System, Brussels, 17 May 2004.

21 May 2004

Jean-Claude Trichet: The international role of the euro

Speech by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, delivered at the ¿Schierensee Gespräche¿, 14 May 2004.

21 May 2004

Jaime Caruana: Perspective on issues relevant to the new international capital framework

After-dinner remarks by Mr Jaime Caruana, Governor of the Bank of Spain and Chairman of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, at the ¿Accounting, Transparency and Bank Stability Workshop¿, Basel, 17 May 2004.

21 May 2004

Guy Quaden: Efficiency and stability in an evolving financial system

Opening address by Mr Guy Quaden, Governor of the National Bank of Belgium, at the National Bank of Belgium Conference on Efficiency and Stability in an Evolving Financial System, Brussels, 17 and 18 May 2004.

21 May 2004

Axel A Weber: Independence, continuity and safeguarding monetary stability

Speech by Professor Axel A Weber, President of the Deutsche Bundesbank, at his inauguration as Bundesbank President, Frankfurt am Main, 12 May 2004.

18 May 2004

Panayotis Thomopoulos: Great expectations for 2004 - a year of optimism?

Speech by Mr Panayotis Thomopoulos, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Greece, at the Economist Conference, Athens, 7 May 2004.

18 May 2004

Susan Schmidt Bies: US - EU regulatory dialogue,

Testimony of Ms Susan Schmidt Bies, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, before the Committee on Financial Services, US House of Representatives, Washington, DC, 13 May 2004.

18 May 2004

Villy Bergström: Monetary policy and economic stability,

Speech by Mr Villy Bergström, Deputy Governor of Sveriges Riksbank, at a conference organised by the real-estate market magazine ¿Fastighetsvärlden¿, Stockholm 12 May 2004.

18 May 2004

Zeti Akhtar Aziz: Towards world-class banking - efficient, effective and resilient banking system,

Keynote address by Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz, Governor of the Central Bank of Malaysia, at the Malaysian Banking Summit 2004, Kuala Lumpur, 14 May 2004.

18 May 2004

T T Mboweni: Recent economic developments and monetary policy in South Africa,

Address by Mr T T Mboweni, Governor of the South African Reserve Bank, at the Mercury/Safmarine Business Breakfast, Durban, 14 May 2004.

18 May 2004

Jean-Claude Trichet: Current challenges for the ECB - sustainable non inflationary growth and financial stability

Speech by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the ECB, at a conference sponsored by Christa Randzio-Plath, the Bundesbank Hamburg office and the Chamber of Commerce, Hamburg, 13 May 2004.

18 May 2004

Toshihiko Fukui: Achieving sustainable economic growth and overcoming deflation

Summary of a speech by Mr Toshihiko Fukui, Governor of the Bank of Japan, at the Yomiuri International Economic Society, Tokyo, 13 May 2004.

18 May 2004

Alan Greenspan: Financial literacy

Remarks by Mr Alan Greenspan, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago's Money Smart Conference, Chicago, Illinois (via videoconference), 13 May 2004.

12 May 2004

Susan Schmidt Bies: Financial innovation and effective risk management

Remarks by Ms Susan Schmidt Bies, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, to the Financial Services Institute 2004, Washington, DC, 6 May 2004.

12 May 2004

Caleb M Fundanga: Recent economic developments in Zambia

Speech by Dr Caleb M Fundanga, Governor of the Bank of Zambia, on the occasion of the monthly meeting with chief executive officers of commercial banks, Bank of Zambia, Lusaka, 2 April 2004.

12 May 2004

Philipp M Hildebrand: Open world - Switzerland open to the world

Summary of a speech by Dr Philipp M Hildebrand, Member of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank, at the Swiss Economic Forum, Thun, 7 May 2004.

12 May 2004

European Central Bank: Press conference - introductory statement

Introductory statement by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, Helsinki, 6 May 2004.

12 May 2004

Alan Greenspan: Globalisation and innovation

Remarks by Mr Alan Greenspan, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Conference on Bank Structure and Competition, sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, (via satellite), 6 May 2004.

8 May 2004

Hermann Remsperger: Financing innovation

Welcome address by Professor Hermann Remsperger, Member of the Executive Board of the Deutsche Bundesbank, at the 6th Bundesbank Spring Conference ¿Financing Innovation¿, Eltville, 30 April 2004.

8 May 2004

Irma Rosenberg: The inflation target and the CPI

Speech by Ms Irma Rosenberg, Deputy Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank, at the CPI committee's 50th anniversary, Norra Latin, 4 May 2004.

8 May 2004

Mark W Olson: The Federal Open Market Committee and the formation of monetary policy

Remarks by Mr Mark W Olson, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the 26th Conference of the American Council on Gift Annuities, Orlando, Florida, 5 May 2004.

8 May 2004

Linah K Mohohlo: The role of the central bank in economic transformation -sharing experiences

Speech by Ms Linah K Mohohlo, Governor of the Bank of Botswana, to the Nigerian Economic Summit Group, Lagos, 22 March 2004.