Speeches by category

Central bankers' speeches - Apr to Jun 2008

Date Titles
5 Jun 2008

Ben S Bernanke: Remarks on the economic outlook

Speech by Mr Ben S Bernanke, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the International Monetary Conference, Barcelona, Spain (via satellite), 3 June 2008.

3 Jun 2008

José Manuel González-Páramo: Financial turmoil, securitisation and liquidity

Speech by Mr José Manuel González-Páramo, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, at the Global ABS Conference 2008, Cannes, 1 June 2008.

3 Jun 2008

Donald L Kohn: Money markets and financial stability

Speech by Mr Donald L Kohn, Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Columbia Business School Conference on the Role of Money Markets, New York, 29 May 2008.

3 Jun 2008

Lars Nyberg: It costs to pay - do we use too much cash?

Speech by Mr Lars Nyberg, Deputy Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank, at the Finansförbund congress, Balsta, 28 May 2008.

3 Jun 2008

Irma Rosenberg: The current situation and monetary policy

Speech by Ms Irma Rosenberg, First Deputy Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank, at the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce, Stockholm, 30 May 2008.

3 Jun 2008

Savenaca Narube: Microfinance, the economy and challenges in Fiji

Keynote address by Mr Savenaca Narube, Governor of the Reserve Bank of Fiji, at the National Micro, Small & Medium Enterprise (MSME) Forum, Lami, Suva, 22 May 2008.

29 May 2008

Heng Swee Keat: The first Shariah-compliant ETF in Singapore

Congratulatory remarks by Mr Heng Swee Keat, Managing Director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, at the Launch of Daiwa FTSE Shariah Japan 100 ETF at SGX Centre, Singapore, 27 May 2008.

29 May 2008

Mohd Razif bin Abd Kadir: SME Credit Bureau in the financial landscape of Malaysia

Keynote address by Mr Mohd Razif bin Abd Kadir, Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Malaysia, at the SME Credit Bureau Seminar, Kuala Lumpur, 27 May 2008.

29 May 2008

T T Mboweni: Central banks in times of turmoil

Address by Mr T T Mboweni, Governor of the South African Reserve Bank, at the Gordon Institute of Business Science, conducted in conjunction with the Helen Suzman Foundation, Johannesburg, 28 May 2008.

29 May 2008

Masaaki Shirakawa: Monetary policy challenges

Opening speech by Mr Masaaki Shirakawa, Governor of the Bank of Japan, at the 2008 International Conference 'Frontiers in Monetary Theory and Policy', hosted by the Institute for Monetary and Economic Studies, Bank of Japan, Tokyo, 28 May 2008.

29 May 2008

Nout Wellink: It's the incentive, stupid!

Speech by Dr Nout Wellink, President of the Netherlands Bank & Chairman of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, at the Conference 'Integrating micro & macroeconomic perspectives on financial stability', University van Groningen, Groningen, 26 May 2008.

26 May 2008

Stanley Fischer: Remarks about financial supervision authorities

Address by Professor Stanley Fischer, Governor of the Bank of Israel, to 'TheMarker' Capital Markets Conference, Tel Aviv, 21 May 2008.

26 May 2008

Martín Redrado: A convincing strategy

Article by Mr Martín Redrado, Governor of the Central Bank of Argentina, published in La Nación newspaper on 18 May 2008.

26 May 2008

Mark Carney: Principles for liquid markets

Remarks by Mr Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of Canada, to the New York Association for Business Economics, New York, 22 May 2008.

26 May 2008

Masaaki Shirakawa: Recent economic and financial developments and the conduct of monetary policy

Summary of a speech by Mr Masaaki Shirakawa, Governor of the Bank of Japan, to the Japan National Press Club, Tokyo, 12 May 2008.

26 May 2008

Stanley Fischer: Education and Israel's future

Address by Professor Stanley Fischer, Governor of the Bank of Israel, at the Degree Presentation Ceremony of the Open University of Israel, Raanana, 21 May 2008.

23 May 2008

Kevin M Warsh: The federal funds rate in extraordinary times

Speech by Mr Kevin M Warsh, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Exchequer Club Luncheon, Washington DC, 21 May 2008.

23 May 2008

Randall S Kroszner: Prospects for recovery and repair of mortgage markets

Speech by Mr Randall S Kroszner, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Conference of State Bank Supervisors Annual Conference, Amelia Island Plantation, Florida, 22 May 2008.

23 May 2008

T T Mboweni: Monetary policy, inflation targeting and inflation pressures

Address by Mr T T Mboweni, Governor of the South African Reserve Bank, to the Bureau for Economic Research Annual Conference, Johannesburg, 22 May 2008.

23 May 2008

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 2008.

23 May 2008

Axel A Weber: Central banks and globalisation

Introduction by Professor Axel A Weber, President of the Deutsche Bundesbank, to the 10th Bundesbank Spring Conference (in cooperation with the IMFS), Eltville, 22 May 2008.

23 May 2008

Jean-Pierre Roth: Role of the central banks with respect to the financial market crisis

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 Forum Suisse de Politique internationale, Geneva, 23 May 2008.

22 May 2008

Gertrude Tumpel-Gugerell: Dinner speech at the 8th meeting of the T2S Advisory Group

Speech by Ms Gertrude Tumpel-Gugerell, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, at the 8th meeting of the T2S Advisory Group, Frankfurt am Main, 15 May 2008.

22 May 2008

Donald L Kohn: The economic outlook

Speech by Mr Donald L Kohn, Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the National Conference on Public Employee Retirement Systems Annual Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, 20 May 2008.

22 May 2008

Tarisa Watanagase: Bank of Thailand s perspective on the retail banking industry

Keynote address by Dr Tarisa Watanagase, Governor of the Bank of Thailand, at the Excellence in Retail Financial Services Convention 2008, Bangkok, 15-16 May 2008.

22 May 2008

Y V Reddy: Indian economy … prospects for growth with stability

Address by Dr Y V Reddy, Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, at the Institute of South Asian Studies, Singapore, 20 May 2008.

22 May 2008

Erkki Liikanen: The euro, integration and growth

Remarks by Mr Erkki Liikanen, Governor of the Bank of Finland, at the Brussels Economic Forum 2008 on Economic and Monetary Union in Europe: 10 Years On, Brussels, 16 May 2008.

21 May 2008

Heng Swee Keat: Monetary Authority of Singapore's initiative to develop Singapore dollar sovereign-rated sukuks

Speech by Mr Heng Swee Keat, Managing Director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, at the 5th Annual Islamic Financial Services Board Summit, Amman, Jordan, 13 May 2008.

21 May 2008

Shamshad Akhtar: Financial globalization and the Islamic financial services industry

Speech by Dr Shamshad Akhtar, Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan, at the 5th Annual Summit of the Islamic Financial Services Board, Amman, Jordan, 13 May 2008.

21 May 2008

Tarisa Watanagase: Thailand - its resiliency and medium-term challenges

Address by Dr Tarisa Watanagase, Governor of the Bank of Thailand, at the Thailand Investment Forum, Euromoney Conferences, Bangkok, 13 May 2008.

21 May 2008

Jean-Claude Trichet: How to preserve and consolidate the remarkable success of the euro and the performance of the European economy?

Speech by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, at the Brussels Economic Forum, Brussels, 16 May 2008.

21 May 2008

Christian Noyer: Inflation, financial innovation and monetary policies - some contemporary challenges

Speech by Mr Christian Noyer, Governor of the Bank of France, at the GIC and CEPII Conference, Paris, 13 May 2008.

20 May 2008

Stefan Ingves: The need for a strengthened insolvency and resolution framework for banks - a central banker s perspective

Speech by Mr Stefan Ingves, Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank, at the International Bar Association's 14th Annual Global Insolvency and Restructuring Conference, Stockholm, 19 May 2008.

20 May 2008

Miguel Fernández Ordóñez: Turbulence in the world markets - a Spanish view (five lessons and some homework)

Address by Mr Miguel Fernández Ordóñez, Governor of the Bank of Spain, at the 'Círculo Financiero', Barcelona, 14 May 2008.

20 May 2008

Durmus Yilmaz: Press conference for the presentation of the inflation report

Speech by Mr Durmus Yilmaz, Governor of the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey, at the press conference for the presentation of the second issue of the Inflation Report, Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey, Ankara, 30 April 2008.

20 May 2008

Jean-Paul Redouin: What happened to liquidity? A central banker s perspective

Opening address by Mr Jean-Paul Redouin, Deputy Governor of the Banque of France, at the Association des Marchés de Taux en Euros, Paris, 10 April 2008.

20 May 2008

Lucas Papademos: The international role of the euro - trends, determinants and prospects

Speech by Mr Lucas Papademos, Vice-President of the European Central Bank, at the Brussels Economic Forum 2008, at the panel on 'The euro in a rapidly changing international environment', organised by the European Commission, Brussels, 15 May 2008.

19 May 2008

Frederic S Mishkin: How should we respond to asset price bubbles?

Speech by Mr Frederic S Mishkin, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Wharton Financial Institutions Center and Oliver Wyman Institute's Annual Financial Risk Roundtable, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 15 May 2008.

19 May 2008

Amando M Tetangco, Jr: Microentrepreneurial success in the Philippines

Speech by Mr Amando M Tetangco, Jr, Governor of the Central Bank of the Philippines (Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas), at the Microentrepreneur of the Year (MOTY) Awards 2008 Launch, Manila, 15 May 2008.

19 May 2008

Lorenzo Bini Smaghi: From Tuscany's 19th century currency, the fiorino, to the euro - dialogue on international finance

Speech by Mr Lorenzo Bini Smaghi, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, in the Sala Luca Giordano at the Palazzo Medici Riccardi, Florence, 15 May 2008.