Speeches by category

Central bankers' speeches - Apr to Jun 2006

Date Titles
27 Jun 2006

Jean-Pierre Roth: Heading for more sustained growth?

Summary of an address by Mr Jean-Pierre Roth, Chairman of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the BIS, at the General Meeting of the Swiss Italian Chamber of Commerce, Zurich, 20 June 2006.

27 Jun 2006

Toshihiko Fukui: Recent economic and financial developments and the conduct of monetary policy

Summary of a speech by Mr Toshihiko Fukui, Governor of the Bank of Japan, to the Japan National Press Club, Tokyo, 20 June 2006.

27 Jun 2006

David Dodge: Global economic forces and the need for adjustment

Remarks by Mr David Dodge, Governor of the Bank of Canada, to the Chambre de commerce du Montréal métropolitain and the Fédération des chambres de commerce du Québec, Montréal, Quebec, 21 June 2006.

27 Jun 2006

Nicholas C Garganas: Regional financial stability around the Eurozone

Presentation by Mr Nicholas C Garganas, Governor of the Bank of Greece, at the conference on Regional Financial Stability Around the Eurozone, organised by the Euro 50 Group, Istanbul, 1 June 2006.

27 Jun 2006

Hamad Al-Sayari: World class banking sector

Speech by His Excellency Hamad Al-Sayari, Governor of the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency, during "The Future Building" Seminar, in cooperation with Euromoney, Riyadh, 9-10 May 2006.

27 Jun 2006

Marion Williams: Opportunities in the Caribbean

Speech by Dr Marion Williams, Governor of the Central Bank of Barbados, at the 6th Euromoney/Latinfinance Caribbean Investment Forum, Bridgetown, 10 May 2006.

27 Jun 2006

Donald L Kohn: The effects of globalization on inflation and their implications for monetary policy

Remarks by Mr Donald L Kohn, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston's 51st Economic Conference, Chatham, Massachusetts, 16 June 2006.

23 Jun 2006

Jean-Claude Trichet: Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Paris Club

Speech by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, at the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Paris Club, Paris, 14 June 2006.

23 Jun 2006

Stanley Fischer: "The Paris Club at Fifty"

Address by Professor Stanley Fischer, Governor of the Bank of Israel, at the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Paris Club, Paris, 14 June 2006.

23 Jun 2006

Seong-Tae Lee: Monetary policy in an environment of low inflation

Opening address by Mr Seong-Tae Lee, Governor and Chairman of The Bank of Korea, at The Bank of Korea International Conference 2006, Seoul, 16 June 2006.

23 Jun 2006

Shamshad Akhtar: Development of microfinance

Keynote address by Dr Shamshad Akhtar, Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan, at the Seminar on "Beyond Charity : Commercial Opportunities in Micro and Small Lending", jointly organized by USAID and Shore Bank International, Islamabad, 6 June 2006.

23 Jun 2006

Krzysztof Rybinski: Globalisation and its implications for monetary policy

Address by Mr Krzysztof Rybinski, Deputy President of the National Bank of Poland, at a series of seminars by the Centre for European Regional and Local Studies and the UNESCO Chair, Warsaw University, Warsaw, 6 April 2006.

23 Jun 2006

Usha Thorat: Treating bank customers fairly - regulatory initiatives

Inaugural address by Ms Usha Thorat, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, at the Financial Planning Congress 2006 on "Establishing consumer Centric Financial Services Delivery Infrastructure", New Delhi, 29 May 2006.

23 Jun 2006

Susan Schmidt Bies: A supervisor's perspective on mortgage markets and mortgage lending practices

Remarks by Ms Susan Schmidt Bies, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Mortgage Bankers Association Presidents Conference, Half Moon Bay, California, 14 June 2006.

23 Jun 2006

Randall S Kroszner: Why are yield curves so flat and long rates so low globally?

Remarks by Mr Randall S Kroszner, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Bankers' Association for Finance and Trade, New York, 15 June 2006.

22 Jun 2006

Ben S Bernanke: Energy and the economy

Remarks by Mr Ben S Bernanke, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, before the Economic Club of Chicago, Chicago, 15 June 2006.

22 Jun 2006

Toshihiko Fukui: Financial markets and the real economy in a low Interest rate environment

Opening speech by Mr Toshihiko Fukui, Governor of the Bank of Japan, at the 13th International Conference hosted by the Institute for Monetary and Economic Studies, Bank of Japan, Tokyo, 1 June 2006.

22 Jun 2006

Y V Reddy: Global imbalances - an Indian perspective

Keynote address by Dr Y V Reddy, Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, at the Financing for Development (FFD) Office, Department of Economic and Social Office (DESA), United Nations, New York, 11 May 2006.

22 Jun 2006

Vitor Constâncio: Finance and regulation

Remarks by Mr Vitor Constâncio, Governor of the Bank of Portugal, at the European Association for Banking and Financial History, Lisbon, 26 May 2006.

22 Jun 2006

Philipp Hildebrand: Swiss monetary policy

Summary of a speech by Mr Philipp Hildebrand, Member of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank, at the Annual Meeting of the IFZ (Institute for Financial Services Zug), Zug, 1 June 2006.

22 Jun 2006

Rakesh Mohan: Monetary policy and exchange rate frameworks - the Indian experience

Presentation by Mr Rakesh Mohan, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, at the Second High Level Seminar on Asian Financial Integration organised by the International Monetary Fund and Monetary Authority of Singapore, Singapore, 25 May 2006.

22 Jun 2006

Yiu-kwan Choi: The debt market of Hong Kong - what can we offer to investors?

Keynote address by Mr Yiu-kwan Choi, Deputy Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, at the third Annual Asia Pacific Bond Congress, Hong Kong, 13 June 2006.

22 Jun 2006

Mark W Olson: What are examiners looking for when they examine banks for compliance?

Remarks by Mr Mark W Olson, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the American Bankers Association's Regulatory Compliance Conference, Orlando, 12 June 2006.

20 Jun 2006

Jean-Pierre Roth: No news, good news - transparency and communication in monetary policy

Address by Mr Jean-Pierre Roth, Chairman of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Bank for International Settlements, at the Annual Meeting of the European Business Press, Zurich, 16 June 2006.

20 Jun 2006

Timothy F Geithner: Implications of growth in credit derivatives for financial stability

Remarks by Mr Timothy F Geithner, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, at the New York University Stern School of Business Third Credit Risk Conference, New York City, 16 May 2006.

20 Jun 2006

Stanley Fischer: The Israeli economy

Acceptance speech by Professor Stanley Fischer, Governor of the Bank of Israel, for an Honorary Degree, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, 11 June 2006.

20 Jun 2006

Zeti Akhtar Aziz: Extending the boundaries in the new financial landscape

Speech by Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz, Governor of the Central Bank of Malaysia, at the 10th Malaysian Banking, Finance & Insurance Summit, Kuala Lumpur, 9 June 2006.

20 Jun 2006

Shamshad Akhtar: Perspectives on Pakistan's monetary policy developments

Address by Dr Shamshad Akhtar, Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan, as chief guest at the Woodrow Wilson Centre, Washington DC, 24 April 2006.

20 Jun 2006

Panagiotis Thomopoulos: Banking regulation in Europe - a brief overview of current developments

Speech by Mr Panagiotis Thomopoulos, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Greece, at an event organised by the European Bank Training Network and the Hellenic Bank Association, Athens, 4 May 2006.

20 Jun 2006

Susan Schmidt Bies: A supervisor's perspective on enterprise risk management

Remarks by Ms Susan Schmidt Bies, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Financial Women's Association Washington Briefing, Washington DC, 12 June 2006.

20 Jun 2006

Mark W Olson: Home Mortgage Disclosure Act

Testimony by Mr Mark W Olson, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, before the Subcommittee on Financial Institutions & Consumer Credit, Committee on Fin. Services, US House of Representatives, Washington DC, 13 June 2006.

19 Jun 2006

Timothy F Geithner: Uncertainty and transparency in the conduct of monetary policy

Remarks by Mr Timothy F Geithner, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, at the Financial Services Leadership Forum Breakfast, New York City, 31 May 2006.

19 Jun 2006

Timothy F Geithner: Principles to guide the future evolution of financial supervision and regulation

Remarks by Mr Timothy F Geithner, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, at the Bond Market Association's Annual Meeting 2006, New York, 19 May 2006.

19 Jun 2006

Guy Quaden: Review of significant events in 2005

Introductory speech by Mr Guy Quaden, Governor of the National Bank of Belgium, at the Ordinary General Meeting of the National Bank of Belgium, Brussels, 27 March 2006.

19 Jun 2006

Zhou Xiaochuan: Remarks on China's trade balance and exchange rate

Summary of remarks by Mr Zhou Xiaochuan, Governor of the People's Bank of China, at the China Development Forum sponsored by the Development Research Center of the State Council, Beijing, 20 March 2006.

19 Jun 2006

Shyamala Gopinath: Approach to Basel II

Keynote address by Ms Shyamala Gopinath, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, at the IBA briefing session on "Emerging Paradigms in Risk Management", Bangalore, 12 May 2006.

19 Jun 2006

Baboo R Gujadhur: Preparations for implementation of Basel II

Introductory remarks by Mr Baboo R Gujadhur, First Deputy Governor of the Bank of Mauritius, at the Seminar on Basel II, organised by KPMG, Mauritius, Port Louis, 25 ¿ 26 May 2006.

19 Jun 2006

Ben S Bernanke: Increasing economic opportunity - challenges and strategies

Remarks by Mr Ben S Bernanke, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Fifteenth Congressional District of Texas' Fifth Regional Issues Conference, Washington DC, 13 June 2006.

16 Jun 2006

Christian Noyer: Recent developments and policy challenges affecting large-value and retail payment systems in Europe

Speech by Mr Christian Noyer, Governor of the Bank of France, at the high-level international conference on "Central Banks in the 21st Century", hosted by the Bank of Spain, Madrid, 8-9 June 2006.

16 Jun 2006

Jean-Claude Trichet: Activism and alertness in monetary policy

Lecture by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, on "Activism and alertness in monetary policy," at the conference on "Central Banks in the 21st Century" organised by the Bank of Spain, Madrid, 8 June 2006.