Speeches by category

Central bankers' speeches - Apr to Jun 2005

Date Titles
31 May 2005

Toshihiko Fukui: Incentive mechanisms for economic policy makers

Opening speech by Mr Toshihiko Fukui, Governor of the Bank of Japan, at the 12th International Conference hosted by the Institute for Monetary and Economic Studies, Bank of Japan, 30 May 2005.

31 May 2005

David Dodge: 70 years of central banking in Canada

Remarks by Mr David Dodge, Governor of the Bank of Canada, to the Canadian Economics Association, Hamilton, Ontario, 27 May 2005.

30 May 2005

Hermann Remsperger: Macroeconomic risk and policy responses

Welcome address by Professor Hermann Remsperger, Member of the Executive Board of the Deutsche Bundesbank, at the 7th Bundesbank Spring Conference 'Macroeconomic Risk and Policy Responses', Berlin, 27 May 2005.

30 May 2005

Kristina Persson: Why is inflation so low? The example of the retail sector

Speech by Ms Kristina Persson, Deputy Governor of Sveriges Riksbank, at the Nordic Retail College, Norrtälje, 24 May 2005.

30 May 2005

Jarle Bergo: The economic outlook and household debt

Address by Mr Jarle Bergo, Deputy Governor of Norges Bank (Central Bank of Norway), at the annual meeting of the Association of Norwegian Finance Houses, Gardermoen, 27 May 2005.

30 May 2005

Edward M Gramlich: The politics of inflation targeting

Remarks by Mr Edward M Gramlich, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Euromoney Inflation Conference, Paris, 26 May 2005.

30 May 2005

Susan Schmidt Bies: Capital and risk management

Remarks by Ms Susan Schmidt Bies, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Women in Housing and Finance Spring Symposium, Capital Issues for Financial Institutions, Washington, DC, 26 May 2005.

30 May 2005

Ardian Fullani: Important issues for the future of the Albanian banking system

Speech by Mr Ardian Fullani, Governor of the Bank of Albania, at the Inter Balkan Forum of Banking Associations, Durrës, 20 May 2005.

30 May 2005

Zeti Akhtar Aziz: The rise and effectiveness of corporate governance in the Islamic financial services industry

Speech by Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz, Governor of the Central Bank of Malaysia, at the 2nd Islamic Financial Services Board (IFSB) Summit, Doha, 24 May 2005.

30 May 2005

Jean-Claude Trichet: Financial markets integration in Europe: the ECB's view

Speech by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, at the 9th European Financial Markets Convention Federation of European Securities Exchanges, Brussels, 26 May 2005.

30 May 2005

Jean-Claude Trichet: Testimony before the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs of the European Parliament

Introductory statement by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, Brussels, 23 May 2005.

30 May 2005

Lars Heikensten: The Riksbank and stabilisation policy

Speech by Mr Lars Heikensten, Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank, at a discussion seminar of LO (the labour organisation), Stockholm, 24 May 2005.

25 May 2005

Ishrat Husain: The Asian Clearing Union

Welcome address by Mr Ishrat Husain, Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan, at the inaugural ceremony of the 34th Annual Meeting of the Board of Directors of the Asian Clearing Union (ACU), Lahore, 16 May 2005.

25 May 2005

Ardian Fullani: Recent financial and economic developments in Albania

Speech by Mr Ardian Fullani, Governor of the Bank of Albania, while presenting the 2004 Annual Report to the Albanian Parliament Audience, Tirana, 9 April 2005.

25 May 2005

Stanley Fischer: A central banker's look at key issues facing the EBRD

Address by Professor Stanley Fischer, Governor of the Bank of Israel, at the EBRD Annual Meeting, Belgrade, 22 May 2005.

25 May 2005

Süreyya Serdengeçti: Financial stability and implications of Basel II

Opening speech by Mr Süreyya Serdengeçti, Governor of the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey, at the conference on ¿Financial stability and implications of Basel II¿, Istanbul, 16 May 2005.

25 May 2005

Svein Gjedrem: The conduct of monetary policy

Introductory statement by Mr Svein Gjedrem, Governor of Norges Bank (Central Bank of Norway), at the hearing before the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs of the Storting (Norwegian parliament), Oslo, 23 May 2005.

25 May 2005

Philipp M Hildebrand: Do financial markets promote responsible behaviour?

Speech by Dr Philipp M Hildebrand, Member of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank, at the 35th ICS-Symposium, University of St Gallen, 21 May 2005.

25 May 2005

Jaime Caruana: Basel II and corporate governance issues

Speech by Mr Jaime Caruana, Governor of the Bank of Spain and Chairman of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, at the 2nd Islamic Financial Services Board (IFSB) Summit 2005: The Rise and Effectiveness of Corporate Governance in the Islamic Financial Services Industry, Doha, 24 May 2005.

23 May 2005

Lars Nyberg: The Riksbank and the inflation target

Speech by Mr Lars Nyberg, Deputy Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank, at Nordea, Copenhagen, 19 May 2005.

23 May 2005

Mark W Olson: The Federal Reserve in an electronic world

Remarks by Mr Mark W Olson, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the 2005 Payments Conference, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Chicago, 19 May 2005.

23 May 2005

Donald L Kohn: Modelling inflation - a policymaker's perspective

Remarks by Mr Donald L Kohn, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, to the International Research Forum on Monetary Policy Conference, Frankfurt am Main, 20 May 2005.

23 May 2005

Susan Schmidt Bies: Observations on measuring and managing operational risk under Basel II

Remarks by Ms Susan Schmidt Bies, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Federal Reserve System¿s Conference on Implementing an Advanced Measurement Approach for Operational Risk, Boston, 19 May 2005.

23 May 2005

Ishrat Husain: SME financing - issues and strategies

Welcome address by Mr Ishrat Husain, Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan, at the Conference on SME Financing: Issues and Strategies, Lahore, 10 May 2005.

23 May 2005

Marion Williams: Regional growth of accounting and other service firms

Address by Dr Marion Williams, Governor of the Central Bank of Barbados, at the launch of the New Deloitte (Barbados), St. James, 12 May 2005.

23 May 2005

Alan Greenspan: Government-sponsored enterprises

Remarks by Mr Alan Greenspan, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, to the Conference on Housing, Mortgage Finance, and the Macroeconomy, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Atlanta, (via satellite), 19 May 2005.

23 May 2005

Alan Greenspan: Energy

Remarks by Mr Alan Greenspan, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, before the Economic Club of New York, New York, 20 May 2005.

20 May 2005

Sir Andrew Large: A framework for financial stability

Speech by Sir Andrew Large, Deputy Governor of the Bank of England, at the International Conference on Financial System Stability and Implications of Basel II, Istanbul, 18 May 2005.

20 May 2005

Sunil Mendis: Economic performance, prospects and challenges

Speech by Mr Sunil Mendis, Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, at the Donor Conference, Kandy, 15-17 May 2005.

20 May 2005

Süreyya Serdengeçti: Basic changes in the Turkish economy - problems and solutions

Opening speech by Mr Süreyya Serdengeçti, Governor of the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey, on the occasion of the 73rd Shareholders¿ Ordinary General Meeting of the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey, Ankara, 12 April 2005.

20 May 2005

Mervyn King: Monetary policy - practice ahead of theory

Text of the Mais Lecture 2005 by Mr Mervyn King, Governor of the Bank of England, at the Cass Business School, City University, London, 17 May 2005.

19 May 2005

William L Rutledge: Basel II - risk management and financial stability

Remarks by Mr William L Rutledge, Executive Vice President of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, at the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey¿s International Conference on Financial Stability and Implications of Basel II, Istanbul, 17 May 2005.

19 May 2005

Eva Srejber: The divorce between macro financial stability and micro supervisory responsibility - are we now in for a more stable life?

Speech by Ms Eva Srejber, First Deputy Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank, at the 33rd Economics Conference of the Oesterreichische Nationalbank (Austrian National Bank), Vienna, 13 May 2005.

19 May 2005

Lucas Papademos: Monetary stability and financial integration in Europe

Speech by Mr Lucas Papademos, Vice President of the European Central Bank, at the First Annual Meeting of Greek and Turkish Bank Chief Executives, organised by the Institute of International Finance, Alpha Bank and Iºbank, Athens, 9 May 2005.

19 May 2005

Susan Schmidt Bies: Financial stability benefits and implementation challenges of Basel II

Remarks by Ms Susan Schmidt Bies, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey¿s International Conference on Financial Stability and Implications of Basel II, Istanbul, 17 May 2005.

19 May 2005

Tarisa Watanagase: Supervisory concerns in an IT environment

Speech by Dr Tarisa Watanagase, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Thailand, at the 2nd SEACEN/ Federal Reserve System Course on Electronic Banking and Technology Risk Supervision, Bangkok, 12 May 2005.

19 May 2005

Y V Reddy: Banking sector reforms in India - an overview

Address by Dr Y V Reddy, Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, at the Institute of Bankers of Pakistan, Karachi, 18 May 2005.

19 May 2005

Toshihiko Fukui: Toward achieving strong economic growth in Japan

Summary of a speech given by Mr Toshihiko Fukui, Governor of the Bank of Japan, at the Keizai Doyukai (Japan Association of Corporate Executives) Members¿ Meeting, Tokyo, 13 May 2005.

17 May 2005

Jarle Bergo: The Norwegian economy - possibilities and challenges

Address by Mr Jarle Bergo, Deputy Governor of Norges Bank (Central Bank of Norway), at a seminar hosted by Agder Research Foundation, Arendal, 12 May 2005.

17 May 2005

Mark W Olson: Basel II

Remarks by Mr Mark W Olson, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Annual Washington Briefing Conference of the Financial Women¿s Association, Washington, DC, 16 May 2005.