Speeches by category

Central bankers' speeches - Apr to Jun 2006

Date Titles
31 May 2006

Paul Tucker: Reflections on operating inflation targeting

Speech by Mr Paul Tucker, Executive Director and Member of the Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England, at the Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago, Chicago, 25 May 2006.

31 May 2006

Jean-Pierre Roth: Autonomy on the edge of a large monetary zone - the Swiss experience

Address by Mr Jean-Pierre Roth, Chairman of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank, at the Leonard Davis Institute for International Relations, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, 28 May 2006.

31 May 2006

Jaime Caruana: The practical implementation of Basel II - current challenges and the way forward

Speech by Mr Jaime Caruana, Governor of the Bank of Spain and Chairman of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, at the 'Basel II & Banking Regulation Forum' organised by GARP (Global Association of Risk Professionals), Barcelona, 16 May 2006.

31 May 2006

Davíð Oddsson: Promoting price stability and an efficient and safe financial system

Speech by Mr Davíð Oddsson, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Central Bank of Iceland, at the annual meeting of the National Federation of Pension Funds, Reykjavik, 18 May 2006.

29 May 2006

Donald L Kohn: The evolving nature of the financial system - financial crises and the role of the central bank

Remarks by Mr Donald L Kohn, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Conference on New Directions for Understanding Systemic Risk, New York, 18 May 2006.

29 May 2006

Philipp Hildebrand: The virtues of flexible financial markets - a central banking perspective

Summary of a speech by Mr Philipp Hildebrand, Member of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank, at the CFA Institute Annual Conference, Zurich, 22 May 2006.

29 May 2006

Stefan Ingves: The Riksbank and monetary policy

Speech by Mr Stefan Ingves, Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank, at the School of Business, Economics and Law, Göteborg University, Göteborg, 23 May 2006.

29 May 2006

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, 22 May 2006.

29 May 2006

Zdenik Tuma: The role of the EBRD in the transition process towards fully fledged market economies

Statement by Mr Zdenik Tuma, Governor of the Czech National Bank and EBRD Alternate Governor, at the 15th Annual Meeting of the EBRD Board of Governors, London, 22 May 2006.

29 May 2006

Jean-Claude Trichet: Structural reforms in Europe

Speech by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, at the OECD Forum, Paris, 22 May 2006.

26 May 2006

Ben S Bernanke: Basel II - its promise and its challenges

Remarks by Mr Ben S Bernanke, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago's 42nd Annual Conference on Bank Structure and Competition, Chicago, 18 May 2006.

26 May 2006

Zeti Akhtar Aziz: Launch of AmIslamic Bank Berhad

Speech by Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz, Governor of the Central Bank of Malaysia, at the Official Launch of AmIslamic Bank Berhad, Kuala Lumpur, 18 May 2006.

26 May 2006

M R Pridiyathorn Devakula: The changing value of Thai society

Keynote speech by Mr M R Pridiyathorn Devakula, Governor of the Bank of Thailand, at the "Horizon's Night", Bangkok, 19 May 2006.

26 May 2006

Kristina Persson: Monetary policy and the labour market

Speech by Ms Kristina Persson, Deputy Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank, at LO region's annual general meeting, LO Västmanland, Västerås, 12 May 2006.

26 May 2006

Otmar Issing: Globalisation, EMU and the euro

Speech by Mr Otmar Issing, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, at the 34th Economic Conference 2006 on "Globalization: Opportunities and Challenges for the World, Europe and Austria", Vienna, 22 May 2006.

23 May 2006

T T Mboweni: Recent developments in the global and domestic financial markets

Address by Mr T T Mboweni, Governor of the South African Reserve Bank, at the Microsoft Senior Information Technology Officer Summit, George, 18 May 2006.

23 May 2006

Krzysztof Rybinski: Inflation targeting and the challenges ahead

Opening remarks by Mr Krzysztof Rybinski, Deputy President of the National Bank of Poland, at the 'Inflation Targeting - Third Joint NBP & SNB Seminar on Monetary Policy', Warsaw, 18-20 May 2006.

23 May 2006

Ivan Iskrov: Bulgaria and the Francophonian movement

Speech by Mr Ivan Iskrov, Governor of the Bulgarian National Bank, at the opening of the 13th Annual Meeting of the Governors of the Central Banks from the Francophonian countries, Sofia, 12 May 2006.

23 May 2006

Shamshad Akhtar: Financial sector of Pakistan - the roadmap

Inaugural address by Dr Shamshad Akhtar, Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan, at the Dawn Asia Finance Conference - Asian Banking: A Paradigm Shift, Karachi, 13 May 2006.

23 May 2006

Mark W Olson: Compliance risk management in a diversified environment

Remarks by Mr Mark W Olson, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, to the Financial Services Roundtable and the Morin Center for Banking and Financial Services, Washington, DC, 16 May 2006.

22 May 2006

Ben S Bernanke: Hedge funds and systemic risk

Remarks by Mr Ben S Bernanke, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta's 2006 Financial Markets Conference, Sea Island, Georgia, 16 May 2006.

22 May 2006

Svein Gjedrem: On business cycles, monetary policy and property markets

Speech by Mr Svein Gjedrem, Governor of Norges Bank (Central Bank of Norway), at the Næringseiendom conference, Bergen, 12 May 2006.

22 May 2006

Jean-Claude Trichet: The process of European financial integration

Text of the 24th Mais Lecture by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, at Cass Business School, London, 11 May 2006.

22 May 2006

Y V Reddy: Reflections on India's economic development

Address by Dr Y V Reddy, Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, at the Council on Foreign Relations, New York, 12 May 2006.

22 May 2006

Hermann Remsperger: Global imbalances and policy implications

Speech by Dr Hermann Remsperger, Member of the Executive Board of the Deutsche Bundesbank, at the Wilton Park Conference "How best to promote growth, employment and competitiveness in the European Union? ", Eltville, 9 May 2006.

19 May 2006

Zdenik Tuma: The forecasting process from the perspective of a new EU member

Speech by Mr Zdenik Tuma, Governor of the Czech National Bank, at the Bundesbank's Eighth Spring conference - New developments in Economic Forecasting, Eltville, 5 May 2006.

19 May 2006

Nils Bernstein: A view from the outside - effects on the introduction of the euro

Statement by Mr Nils Bernstein, Governor of the National Bank of Denmark, at the Conference 'Experience with and Preparations for the Euro' at the Raiffeisen Landesbank Oberoesterreich, Linz, 10 - 12 May 2006.

19 May 2006

Susan Schmidt Bies: Implementing Basel II - choices and challenges

Remarks by Ms Susan Schmidt Bies, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Global Association of Risk Professionals' Basel II and Banking Regulation Forum, Barcelona, 16 May 2006.

19 May 2006

Jean-Claude Trichet: Two successes of the euro - the single monetary policy and European financial integration

Speech by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, at the Conference on experience with and preparations for the euro, organised by the Austrian National Bank (Oesterreichische Nationalbank) and the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber together with the Austrian Federal Ministry of Finance and the European Commission, Linz, 11 May 2006.

19 May 2006

Toshihiko Fukui: The outlook for Japan's economy and the conduct of monetary policy

Summary of a speech by Mr Toshihiko Fukui, Governor of the Bank of Japan, to the Naigai Josei Chousa Kai (Research Institute of Japan), Tokyo, 15 May 2006.

18 May 2006

Hermann Remsperger: Central banks and forecasting needs

Concluding remarks by Dr Hermann Remsperger, Member of the Executive Board of the Deutsche Bundesbank, at the Eighth Bundesbank Spring Conference "New Developments in Economic Forecasting", Eltville, 6 May 2006.

18 May 2006

Eva Srejber: Are we ready to deal with a cross-border banking crisis in Europe?

Speech by Ms Eva Srejber, First Deputy Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank, at the seminar on Financial Institutions' Value Management in the Integrated Market in Light of the Lisbon Strategy, Gdansk, 12 May 2006.

18 May 2006

David Longworth: The crucial contribution of the financial system and monetary policy to economic development

Remarks by Mr David Longworth, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Canada, to the Conference of the Association des économistes québécois, Montréal, 5 May 2006.

18 May 2006

Y V Reddy: Reforming India's financial sector - changing dimensions and emerging issues

Address by Dr Y V Reddy, Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, at the International Centre for Monetary and Banking Studies, Geneva, 9 May 2006.

18 May 2006

Svein Gjedrem: Globalisation and monetary policy in Norway

Address by Mr Svein Gjedrem, Governor of the Central Bank of Norway, at the Nordic CFO Seminar, Stockholm, 10 May 2006.

16 May 2006

Axel A Weber: Oil price shocks and monetary policy in the euro area

Text of the Whitaker Lecture by Professor Axel A Weber, President of the Deutsche Bundesbank, at the Central Bank and Financial Services Authority of Ireland, Dublin, 11 May 2006.

16 May 2006

Axel A Weber: The ECB and its watchers - 1999-2006

Speech by Professor Axel A Weber, President of the Deutsche Bundesbank, at the CFS Research Conference: The ECB and its watchers VIII, Frankfurt am Main, 5 May 2006.

16 May 2006

Lucas Papademos: On the road to the euro - progress and prospects of the new member states

Speech by Mr Lucas Papademos, Vice-President of the European Central Bank, at a panel discussion at the conference: The ECB and its Watchers VIII, Frankfurt am Main, 5 May 2006.

16 May 2006

Otmar Issing: The watchers conference - theory and practice of monetary policy

Speech by Mr Otmar Issing, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, at a conference jointly organised by the Center for Financial Studies and the European Central Bank, Frankfurt am Main, 5 May 2006.

16 May 2006

Donald L Kohn: Investing in payment innovations - a Federal Reserve perspective

Remarks by Mr Donald L Kohn, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the 2006 Payments Conference, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Chicago, 11 May 2006.