Speeches by category

Central bankers' speeches - Apr to Jun 2008

Date Titles
13 Jun 2008

Randall S Kroszner: Protecting consumers in the credit marketplace

Speech by Mr Randall S Kroszner, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland Community Development Policy Summit, Cleveland, Ohio, 11 June 2008.

13 Jun 2008

Zamani Abdul Ghani: Growth and development of SME's in Malaysia

Opening address by Mr Zamani Abdul Ghani, Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Malaysia, at the Top SMI Supporter Award Presentation, held at the Credit Guarantee Corporation Malaysia Berhad (CGC), Petaling Jaya, Selangor, 9 June 2008.

13 Jun 2008

Lucas Papademos: ECB Financial Stability Review June 2008 - opening remarks

Opening remarks by Mr Lucas Papademos, Vice-President of the European Central Bank, at the press briefing on the occasion of the publication of the June 2008 ECB Financial Stability Review, Frankfurt am Main, 9 June 2008.

13 Jun 2008

Radovan Jelasic: Development of the payment cards business in Serbia

Speech by Mr Radovan Jelasic, Governor of the National Bank of Serbia, at the Payment Cards Conference in the Serbian Chamber of Commerce, Belgrade, 6 June 2008.

13 Jun 2008

Mervyn King: Banking and the Bank of England

Speech by Mr Mervyn King, Governor of the Bank of England, to the British Bankers Association, London, Tuesday 10 June 2008.

13 Jun 2008

Axel A Weber: Monetary policy in the Eurosystem

Speech by Professor Axel A Weber, President of the Deutsche Bundesbank, as part of the Ken Dixon public lecture series, University of York, York, UK, 10 June 2008.

12 Jun 2008

Caleb M Fundanga: Reading towards a sustainable economic future

Opening address by Dr Caleb M Fundanga, Governor of the Bank of Zambia, as the guest of honour, at the Zambia Book Fair 2008, organized by the Book Publishers Association of Zambia, Lusaka, 29 May 2008.

12 Jun 2008

José De Gregorio: The Great Moderation and the risk of inflation - a view from developing countries

Keynote speech by Mr José De Gregorio, Governor of the Central Bank of Chile, at the 10th Geneva Conference on the World Economy 'Low inflation? Testing times for Central Banks', organized by the ICMB, Geneva, 6 May 2008.

12 Jun 2008

Petar Goshev: South Eastern European countries' competitiveness and challenges on the road to EU

Introductory speech by Mr Petar Goshev, Governor of the National Bank of the Republic of Macedonia, at the international conference 'Competitiveness of the South Eastern European countries & challenges on the road to EU' Skopje, 30 May 2008.

12 Jun 2008

Y V Reddy: Agriculture - emerging issues and possible approaches

Text by Dr Y V Reddy, Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, of the 40th Convocation Address of the Acharya N G Ranga Agricultural University, Hyderabad, 5 June 2008.

12 Jun 2008

Timothy F Geithner: Reducing systemic risk in a dynamic financial system

Remarks by Mr Timothy F Geithner, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, at The Economic Club of New York, New York, 9 June 2008.

12 Jun 2008

Ben S Bernanke: Outstanding issues in the analysis of inflation

Speech of Mr Ben S Bernanke, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Federal Reserve Bank of Bostons 52nd Annual Economic Conference, Chatham, Massachusetts, 9 June 2008.

11 Jun 2008

Gertrude Tumpel-Gugerell: Central banks, liquidity and a changing financial market infrastructure

Speech by Ms Gertrude Tumpel-Gugerell, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, at the Joint Bank of France/European Central Bank conference on 'Liquidity in interdependent transfer systems', Paris, 9-10 June 2008.

11 Jun 2008

Barbro Wickman-Parak: The Riksbank's inflation target

Speech by Ms Barbro Wickman-Parak, Deputy Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank, at Swedbank, Stockholm, 9 June 2008.

11 Jun 2008

Savenaca Narube: The economic challenges and lessons to raise Fiji's competitiveness

Presentation by Mr Savenaca Narube, Governor of the Reserve Bank of Fiji, to the TPAF's Productivity Symposium, Suva, 5 June 2008.

11 Jun 2008

Emsley D Tromp: Insurance regulation in a globalizing world - challenges and opportunities

Address by Dr Emsley D Tromp, President of the Bank of the Netherlands Antilles (Bank van de Nederlandse Antillen), on the occasion of the 2008 IAC Conference, Willemstad, Curacao, 1 June 2008.

11 Jun 2008

Masaaki Shirakawa: Overall review of the Bank of Japan s conduct of monetary policy

Statement by Mr Masaaki Shirakawa, Governor of the Bank of Japan, concerning the Banks Semiannual Report on Currency and Monetary Control before the Committee on Financial Affairs, House of Councillors, Tokyo, 22 May 2008.

11 Jun 2008

Jean-Pierre Roth: Real estate crisis in the United States - similar risks in Switzerland?

Summary of a speech 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 Banque Cantonale Vaudoise, Lausanne, 9 June 2008.

10 Jun 2008

Donald L Kohn: Condition of the banking system

Testimony of Mr Donald L Kohn, Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, before the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, US Senate, Washington DC, 5 June 2008.

10 Jun 2008

Denny H Kalyalya: Management development at the Bank of Zambia

Opening remarks by Dr Denny H Kalyalya, Deputy Governor Operations, Bank of Zambia, at the opening of the Management Development Programme for Assistant Managers, Lusaka, 27 May 2008.

10 Jun 2008

Usha Thorat: Ensuring dignity for the Indian customer - tasks head for Indian banks

Address by Ms Usha Thorat, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, at the 61st Annual General Meeting of the Indian Banks' Association, Mumbai, 26 May 2008.

10 Jun 2008

Rasheed Mohammed Al Maraj: Overview of the Islamic fund industry in Bahrain

Address by His Excellency Rasheed Mohammed Al Maraj, Governor of the Central Bank of Bahrain, at The World Islamic Funds & Capital Markets Conference 2008, Manama, 26 May 2008.

10 Jun 2008

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, Frankfurt am Main, 5 June 2008.

10 Jun 2008

Axel A Weber: Financial market stability

Speech by Professor Axel A Weber, President of the Deutsche Bundesbank, at the London School of Economics, London, 6 June 2008.

9 Jun 2008

Jean-Claude Trichet: Reflections on the current financial markets correction

Keynote address by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, at the OECD Forum 2008 'Climate change, growth, stability', Paris, 4 June 2008.

9 Jun 2008

Zeti Akhtar Aziz: The next wave for the financial system in Malaysia

Keynote address by Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz, Governor of the Central Bank of Malaysia, at the 12th Malaysian Banking Summit organised by ASLI 'Taking the Leap in Paradigm Shift of Banking - New Wave, New Ventures', Kuala Lumpur, 5 June 2008.

9 Jun 2008

Emsley D Tromp: Towards a country status for Curacao - financial and social-economic implications

Speech by Dr Emsley D Tromp, President of the Bank of the Netherlands Antilles (Bank van de Nederlandse Antillen), on the occasion of VBC's 2008 L B Smith Lecture, Willemstad, Curacao, 30 May 2008.

9 Jun 2008

Denny H Kalyalya: Practical aspects of the risk management implementation process

Opening remarks by Dr Denny H Kalyalya, Deputy Governor Operations, Bank of Zambia, at the Risk Management Workshop for Risk Liaison Officers, Alternates and Risk Coordinating Officers, Lusaka, 15 May 2008.

9 Jun 2008

Thomas Jordan: Central banks in action - financial market turbulences and policy measures

Speech by Mr Thomas Jordan, Member of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank, at the 36th General Assembly of the Association of Foreign Banks in Switzerland, Geneva, 6 June 2008.

9 Jun 2008

Seongtae Lee: Recognizing and coping with macroeconomic model uncertainty in designing monetary policy

Opening address by Mr Seongtae Lee, Governor and Chairman of the Bank of Korea, at the The Bank of Korea International Conference 2008, Seoul, 26 May 2008.

6 Jun 2008

Savenaca Narube: Telecommunications' key role in the Fijian economy

Opening address by Mr Savenaca Narube, Governor of the Reserve Bank of Fiji, at the Launch of TransTel's new product 'Yehdo', at the University of the South Pacific's Oceania Centre, Suva, 4 June 2008.

6 Jun 2008

Rasheed Mohammed Al Maraj: Financial and regulatory developments in Bahrain

Address by His Excellency Rasheed Mohammed Al Maraj, Governor of the Central Bank of Bahrain, at the Middle East Financial Services Summit, Manama, 5 May 2008.

6 Jun 2008

Miguel Fernández Ordóñez: Economic developments and the financial sector - a Spanish perspective

Speech by Mr Miguel Fernández Ordóñez, Governor of the Bank of Spain, at the 2008 International Monetary Conference - Central Bankers Panel, Barcelona, 3 June 2008.

6 Jun 2008

Jean-Claude Trichet: Monetary policy in challenging times

Speech by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, at the 2008 International Monetary Conference, Barcelona, 3 June 2008.

6 Jun 2008

Masaaki Shirakawa: Japan's economy and monetary policy

Keynote speech by Mr Masaaki Shirakawa, Governor of the Bank of Japan, at the 2008 International Monetary Conference, Barcelona, (via satellite), 3 June 2008.

6 Jun 2008

Ben S Bernanke: Remarks on Class Day 2008

Speech of Mr Ben S Bernanke, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 4 June 2008.

5 Jun 2008

Usha Thorat: Inclusive financial system for the aged

Speech by Ms Usha Thorat, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, at the 8th Annual IEEF Retirement Policy Conclave, jointly hosted by Invest India Economic Foundation (IEEF) and the PFRDA, New Delhi, 30 April 2008.

5 Jun 2008

Zeti Akhtar Aziz: Towards a more efficient payment system - electronic payments

Keynote address by Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz, Governor of the Central Bank of Malaysia, at the Mobile Digital Signature Symposium 2008 - 'Towards a More Efficient Payment System: Electronic Payment', Cyberjaya, 3 June 2008.

5 Jun 2008

T T Mboweni: Perspectives on the economic and financial environment for exporters

Keynote address by Mr T T Mboweni, Governor of the South African Reserve Bank, at the annual symposium of the Cape Pomological Association, Stellenbosch, 3 June 2008.

5 Jun 2008

Jean-Claude Trichet: ECB and ESCB - ten-year anniversary

Address by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, at the ceremony to mark the 10th anniversary of the European Central Bank and the European System of Central Banks, Frankfurt am Main, 2 June 2008.