Speeches by category

Central bankers' speeches - Apr to Jun 2005

Date Titles
17 May 2005

Susan Schmidt Bies: The Basel II Accord and House Resolution 1226

Testimony of Ms Susan Schmidt Bies, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, before the Subcommittee on Domestic and International Monetary Policy, Trade, and Technology and the Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit, Committee on Financial Services, US House of Representatives, Washington, 11 May 2005.

17 May 2005

Roger W Ferguson, Jr: Globalisation - evidence and policy implications

Remarks by Mr Roger W Ferguson, Jr, Vice-Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, to the Association for Financial Professionals Global Corporate Treasurers Forum, San Francisco, California, (via videoconference), 12 May 2005.

17 May 2005

Jürgen Stark: Some new trends in financial markets

Keynote address by Dr Jürgen Stark, Vice President of the Deutsche Bundesbank, at the symposium on building the financial system of the 21st century - an agenda for Europe and the United States, Eltville, 23 April 2005.

17 May 2005

Svein Gjedrem: The macroprudential approach to financial stability

Keynote address by Mr Svein Gjedrem, Governor of Norges Bank (Central Bank of Norway), at the conference entitled ¿Monetary Policy and Financial Stability¿, hosted by the Oesterreichische Nationalbank (Austrian National Bank), Vienna, 12 May 2005.

17 May 2005

Jaime Caruana: Monetary policy and Basel II

Speech by Mr Jaime Caruana, Governor of the Bank of Spain and Chairman of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, at the 33rd Economics Conference, Vienna, 13 May 2005.

17 May 2005

Jaime Caruana: Overview of Basel II and its reflections on financial stability

Speech by Mr Jaime Caruana, Governor of the Bank of Spain and Chairman of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, at the International Conference on Financial Stability and Implications of Basel II, Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey, Istanbul, 16 May 2005.

11 May 2005

Savenaca Narube: Balance of payments - a central banker's view

Opening address by Mr Savenaca Narube, Governor of the Reserve Bank of Fiji, at the Regional Course on Balance of Payments and International Investment Position, Suva, 11-22 April 2005.

11 May 2005

Savenaca Narube: Working in close collaboration with the Asian Development Bank

Welcoming remarks by Mr Savenaca Narube, Governor of the Reserve Bank of Fiji, at the Regional Workshop on the Asian Development Bank¿s Performance Based Allocation of Asian Development Fund Resources, Suva, 12 April 2005.

11 May 2005

Savenaca Narube: Productivity and national development in Fiji

Presentation by Mr Savenaca Narube, Governor of the Reserve Bank of Fiji, on ¿Productivity and National Development¿, Productivity Awareness Campaign, Productivity Week, Suva, 20 April 2005.

11 May 2005

Zhou Xiaochuan: Exclusive Interview with the People's Daily

Mr Zhou Xiaochuan, Governor of the People¿s Bank of China, recently had an interview with a reporter of the People¿s Daily.

11 May 2005

David Dodge: The Canadian economy - adjusting to global economic forces

Remarks by Mr David Dodge, Governor of the Bank of Canada, to the Ottawa Chamber of Commerce, Ottawa, 6 May 2005.

10 May 2005

Peter Pang: Recent financial and economic developments in Asia

Statement by Mr Peter Pang, Temporary Alternate Governor of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, at the 38th Asian Development Bank Annual Meeting, Istanbul, Turkey, 4-6 May 2005.

10 May 2005

Zamani Abdul Ghan: Creating a competitive banking system - towards the enhancement of quality and efficiency in Malaysian banks

Speech by Mr Zamani Abdul Ghan, Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Malaysia, at the 9th Malaysian Banking Summit 2005 - ¿Enhancing Competitiveness to Meet Strategic Challenges¿, Kuala Lumpur, 10 May 2005.

10 May 2005

L Wilson Kamit: Policy and regulatory environment for business

Address by Mr L Wilson Kamit, CBE, Governor of the Bank of Papua New Guinea, to the 21st Australia Papua New Guinea Business Forum, Cairns, Australia, 1-3 May 2005.

10 May 2005

Ishrat Husain: Globalisation, regional integration and national development. Where does South Asia stand?

Inaugural address by Mr Ishrat Husain, Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan, at the South Asian Federation of Accountants International Conference on the Transformation of Accounting Profession organised by the Joint Committees of ICAP and ICMAP, Karachi, 6 May 2005.

10 May 2005

Charles C Soludo: Promoting effective and efficient customer service delivery - the role of the Central Bank of Nigeria branches

Opening address by Professor Charles C Soludo, Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, at the 26th Annual Controllers¿ Conference of the Central Bank of Nigeria, held at the Central Bank of Nigeria head office, Abuja, 30 March 2005.

10 May 2005

Michael C Bonello: EU membership - the challenge of change

Speech by Mr Michael C Bonello, Governor of the Central Bank of Malta, at the conference ¿EU Accession, One Year On - Quo Vadis Malta?¿, organised by the Malta Business Bureau, St Julians, 6 May 2005.

10 May 2005

Alan Greenspan: Risk transfer and financial stability

Remarks by Mr Alan Greenspan, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, to the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago¿s Fourty-first Annual Conference on Bank Structure, Chicago, Illinois, (via satellite), 5 May 2005.

9 May 2005

David G Opiokello: Bank of Uganda - recent achievements

Opening address by Mr David G Opiokello, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Uganda, on the occasion of the senior management workshop for the FY2005/2006 work plan and budget preparations, Entebbe, 4 March 2005.

9 May 2005

Kishori J Udeshi: Are banks serving the common man?

Speech by Ms Kishori J Udeshi, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, at the Lions Club of Bombay, Bombay, 26 April 2005.

9 May 2005

Kishori J Udeshi: In quest of new cheese

Speech by Ms Kishori J Udeshi, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, at the Indian Banks¿ Association Seminar, Mumbai, 26 April 2005.

9 May 2005

Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile: Recent initiatives designed to increase the efficiency of the Ugandan banking system

Address by Mr Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile, Governor of Bank of Uganda, to the Annual Bankers¿ Dinner, Kampala, 4 March 2005.

9 May 2005

Ewart S Williams: Office of the Financial Services Ombudsman

Remarks by Mr Ewart S Williams, Governor of the Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago, at the launch of the Office of the Financial Services Ombudsman, Port-of-Spain, 29 April 2005.

9 May 2005

Ishrat Husain: Sustainable growth in the financial sector of Pakistan

Address by Mr Ishrat Husain, Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan, as chief guest at the Symposium Organized by the Public Relations Management Group, Karachi, 29 April 2005.

9 May 2005

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, Berlin, 4 May 2005.

9 May 2005

Philipp M Hildebrand: SNB gold sales - lessons and experiences

Speech by Dr Philipp M Hildebrand, Member of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank, at the Institute for International Economics, Washington, DC, 5 May 2005.

9 May 2005

Joseph Yam: Exchange fund notes

Opening remarks by Mr Joseph Yam, Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, at the signing ceremony for the appointment of retail exchange fund notes distributors, Hong Kong, 3 May 2005.

5 May 2005

Ishrat Husain: Key issues in managing Pakistan's economy

Inaugural address by Mr Ishrat Husain, Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan, at the Seminar on Management of Pakistan Economy, organised by the Lahore School of Economics, Lahore, 28 April 2005.

4 May 2005

David Dodge: Canada's competitiveness - the importance of investing in skills

Remarks by Mr David Dodge, Governor of the Bank of Canada, to the Humber College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, Toronto, 30 March 2005.

3 May 2005

Loi Bakani: Development of the financial system in Papua New Guinea

Speech by Mr Loi Bakani, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Papua New Guinea Policy & Regulation, at the launch of the Lae branch of Wau Microbank, 22 April 2005.

3 May 2005

Benny BM Popoitai: Prudential supervision of the financial system in Papua New Guinea

Speech by Mr Benny BM Popoitai, MBE, Acting Governor of the Bank of Papua New Guinea, at the seminar for external auditors of regulated financial institutions to CPA - PNG, Port Moresby, 7 April 2005.

3 May 2005

Stanley Fischer: A brief look at Israel's economy and the challenges ahead

Stanley Fischer: A brief look at Israel¿s economy and the challenges ahead

3 May 2005

Bodil Nyboe Andersen: Recent economic developments in Denmark

Speech by Mrs Bodil Nyboe Andersen, Governor of the National Bank of Denmark, at the Annual Meeting of the Association of Danish Mortgage Banks, Copenhagen, 28 April 2005.

3 May 2005

Jean-Pierre Roth: Review of the Swiss economy

Speech by Mr Jean-Pierre Roth, Chairman of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank, at the Bank¿s Annual General Meeting, Berne, 29 April 2005.

3 May 2005

Nout Wellink: Pension in motion - the Netherlands in an international perspective

Speech by Dr Nout Wellink, President of the Netherlands Bank and President of the Bank for International Settlements, at the ABP/PGGM-Congress ¿Pension Plan Design for the Future¿, The Hague, 25 April 2005.

28 Apr 2005

Bandid Nijathaworn: Developing the bond market - a central bank perspective

Remarks by Mr Bandid Nijathaworn, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Thailand, at the Asset Forum, Bangkok, 29 March 2005.

28 Apr 2005

Lucas Papademos: Presentation of the European Central Bank's Annual Report for 2004

Introductory statement by Mr Lucas Papademos, Vice-President of the European Central Bank, to the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs of the European Parliament, Brussels, 26 April 2005.

28 Apr 2005

Roger W Ferguson Jr: The evolution of central banking in the United States

Remarks by Mr Roger W Ferguson Jr, Vice-Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at a European Central Bank Colloquium in Honor of Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa, The European Central Bank, Frankfurt, Germany, 27 April 2005.

28 Apr 2005

M R Pridiyathorn Devakula: Economic and financial crimes - challenges to sustainable development

Remarks by Mr M R Pridiyathorn Devakula, Governor of the Bank of Thailand, at the Eleventh United Nations Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, Bangkok, 19 April 2005.

28 Apr 2005

Zeti Akhtar Aziz: Brief overview of the Malaysian bond market

Speech by Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz, Governor of the Central Bank of Malaysia, at the launch of the RM760 million Wawasan Bond by the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Kuala Lumpur, 27 April 2005.