Speeches by category

Central bankers' speeches - Apr to Jun 2008

Date Titles
19 May 2008

Ranee Jayamaha: New opportunities in retail payments

Speech by Dr Ranee Jayamaha, Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, at the IBA-Finsight Payment Systems Summit 2008, Mumbai, 16 May 2008.

19 May 2008

Amando M Tetangco, Jr: Housing microfinance in the Philippines

Speech by Mr Amando M Tetangco, Jr, Governor of the Central Bank of the Philippines (Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas), at the Housing Microfinance Product Launch, Manila, 15 May 2008.

19 May 2008

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

Keynote address by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, at the International Capital Market Association's Annual Conference, Vienna, 15 May 2008.

16 May 2008

Thomas Jordan: Funding mortgages - securitisation and pfandbriefe in the light of the financial crisis

Summary of a speech by Mr Thomas Jordan, Member of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank, at the annual general meeting of the Pfandbriefbank Schweizerischer Hypothekarinstitute, Zofingen, 15 May 2008.

16 May 2008

Lim Hng Kiang: Impact of current issues to Asia s growth and the global environment ahead

Keynote address by Mr Lim Hng Kiang, Deputy Chairman of the Monetary Authority of Singapore and Minister for Trade and Industry, at the Merrill Lynch Asia Rising Stars Conference 2008, Singapore, 14 May 2008.

16 May 2008

Barbro Wickman-Parak: The Riksbank and the property market

Speech by Ms Barbro Wickman-Parak, Deputy Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank, at Fastighetsdagen 2008, Stockholm, 14 May 2008.

16 May 2008

Ben S Bernanke: Risk management in financial institutions

Speech by Mr Ben S Bernanke, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago's Annual Conference on Bank Structure and Competition, Chicago, Illinois, 15 May 2008.

16 May 2008

Glenn Stevens: The Australian economy - then and now

Address by Mr Glenn Stevens, Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, to the Inaugural Faculty of Economics and Business Alumni Dinner, University of Sydney, Sydney, 15 May 2008.

15 May 2008

Randall S Kroszner: Risk management and Basel II

Speech by Mr Randall S Kroszner, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston AMA Conference, Boston, 14 May 2008.

15 May 2008

Jacinta Mwatela: Regulation of microfinance in Kenya

Speech by Mrs Jacinta Mwatela, Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Kenya, at the Stakeholders Forum on the Deposit-Taking Microfinance Regulations issued under the Microfinance Act, Kenya School of Monetary Studies, Nairobi, 12 May 2008.

15 May 2008

Eddie Yue: Hong Kong's possible role in Islamic finance

Welcome address by Mr Eddie Yue, Deputy Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority and Executive Board Chairman of the Treasury Markets Association, at the Hong Kong Showcase on Islamic Finance, Dubai and Amman, 11-12 May 2008.

15 May 2008

Shamshad Akhtar: Asia - impact of recent global developments and central bankers' response

Speech by Dr Shamshad Akhtar, Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan, at the Asia Lecture, Emerging Markets, Madrid, 4 May 2008.

15 May 2008

Zeti Akhtar Aziz: Globalisation of Islamic finance services - opportunities and challenges

Speech by Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz, Governor of the Central Bank of Malaysia, at the Fifth IFSB Summit: Session 1: Globalisation of Islamic Finance Services - Opportunities and Challenges, Amman, Jordan, 13 May 2008.

14 May 2008

X P Guma: Communicating reserve management and exchange rate policies - a South African perspective

Address by Dr X P Guma, Deputy Governor of the South African Reserve Bank, at the Bank of Tanzania-IMF-East AFRITAC Regional Seminar on Central Bank Communication, Stonetown, Zanzibar, 6-8 May 2008.

14 May 2008

Ewart S Williams: Understanding the Heritage and Stabilisation Fund

Address by Mr Ewart S Williams, Governor of the Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago, at the Rotary Club of Port of Spain Central, Port-of-Spain, 8 May 2008.

14 May 2008

Joseph Yam: Competition and cooperation among global and regional financial centres

Speech by Mr Joseph Yam, Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, at the Concurrent Panel Sessions of the Lujiazui Forum, Hong Kong, 9 May 2008.

14 May 2008

Nicholas C Garganas: The euro and Greece

Dinner speech by Mr Nicholas C Garganas, Governor of the Bank of Greece, on the occasion of the ECB Governing Council meeting hosted by the Bank of Greece, Athens, 8 May 2008.

14 May 2008

Ben S Bernanke: Liquidity provision by the Federal Reserve

Speech by Mr Ben S Bernanke, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Financial Markets Conference, Sea Island, Georgia (via satellite), 13 May 2008.

13 May 2008

Randall S Kroszner: Mitigating the impact of foreclosures on neighborhoods

Speech by Mr Randall S Kroszner, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the NeighborWorks America Symposium on Stabilizing Communities in the Wake of Foreclosure, Cincinnati, Ohio, 7 May 2008.

13 May 2008

Irma Rosenberg: Rising commodity prices

Speech by Ms Irma Rosenberg, First Deputy Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank, at SEB, Stockholm, 9 May 2008.

13 May 2008

Zeti Akhtar Aziz: Economic outlook and business opportunities in Malaysia

Opening remarks by Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz, Governor of the Central Bank of Malaysia, at the 5th IFSB Summit 'Economic Outlook and Business Opportunities in Malaysia', Amman, Jordan, 12 May 2008.

13 May 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, Athens, 8 May 2008.

13 May 2008

Jean-Claude Trichet: The governance of globalisation

Speech by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, at the Bocconi University and Corriere della Sera International Forum 2008, Milan, 12 May 2008.

7 May 2008

Shamshad Akhtar: Pakistan - financial stability

Address by Dr Shamshad Akhtar, Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan, at the Institute of Bankers Pakistan (IBP) Convocation, Karachi, 23 February 2008.

7 May 2008

Gertrude Tumpel-Gugerell: Ten years of European Monetary Union - what is the role of national central banks today?

Speech by Ms Gertrude Tumpel-Gugerell, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the Austrian National Bank's High Level Evening Panel Discussion: 'Ten years of EMU: what is the role of national central banks today?', Brussels, 6 May 2008.

7 May 2008

Shamshad Akhtar: Pakistan - selected perspective on economic challenges and outlook

Speech by Dr Shamshad Akhtar, Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan, at a roundtable discussion at receiving the 'Best Central Bank Governor of the Year 2008 for Asia', arranged by The Banker, Karachi, 30 April 2008.

7 May 2008

Miguel Fernández Ordóñez: The Spanish experience with banking system restructuring - some lessons

Opening address by Mr Miguel Fernández Ordóñez, Governor of the Bank of Spain, at the Bank of Spain Seminar - Spanish Day, ADB Annual Meetings, Madrid, 6 May 2008.

7 May 2008

Jean-Claude Trichet: The handing over of the building permit for the new European Central Bank premises by the City of Frankfurt

Introductory statement by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, at the press conference, Frankfurt, 6 May 2008.

6 May 2008

Gertrude Tumpel-Gugerell: Corporates in the Single Euro Payments Area - business as usual?

Speech by Ms Gertrude Tumpel-Gugerell, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, at the 'Panel discussion: Cash Management in 20 years', at the 20th Finanzsymposium, Mannheim, 17 April 2008.

6 May 2008

Peter Pang: The role of SMEs in Asian development

Statement by Mr Peter Pang, Deputy Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority and Head of Delegation, Hong Kong, China, at the 41st Asian Development Bank Annual Meeting, Madrid, 5-6 May 2008.

6 May 2008

Ajith Nivard Cabraal: Responsibilities of financial institution directors in the current turmoil

Address by Mr Ajith Nivard Cabraal, Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, at the Seminar on Regulation, Governance and Legal Responsibilities of Directors of the Registered Finance Companies, Colombo, 24 April 2008.

6 May 2008

Mark Carney: Brief overview of the Canadian economy

Opening statement by Mr Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of Canada, to the Standing Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce, Ottawa, 1 May 2008.

6 May 2008

Ben S Bernanke: Mortgage delinquencies and foreclosures

Speech by Mr Ben S Bernanke, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Columbia Business School's 32nd Annual Dinner, New York, 5 May 2008.

5 May 2008

Tarisa Watanagase: Thailand's economy in 2008 and preparations for the future

Keynote address by Dr Tarisa Watanagase, Gov. of the Bank of Thailand, at the luncheon gathering of US & Thai business representatives to celebrate the 175th anniversary of Thai-US relations, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Bangkok, 29 April 2008.

5 May 2008

Mark Carney: Bank of Canada's views on the Canadian economy and its monetary policy objective

Opening statement by Mr Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of Canada, to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance, Ottawa, 30 April 2008.

5 May 2008

Nicholas C Garganas: The single monetary policy and the analytics of OCAs - what has the euro area experience taught us?

Speech by Mr Nicholas C Garganas, Governor of the Bank of Greece, at a public lecture, Athens, 30 April 2008.

5 May 2008

Jean-Claude Trichet: Interview with Die Presse, Der Kurier, Der Standard and Salzburger Nachrichten

Interview with Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, by Ms C. Domforth (Die Presse), Mr R. Göweil (Der Kurier), Mr A. Schnauder (Der Standard) & Mr R. Wiens (Salzburger Nachrichten), conduc. on 28 April & publ. on 30 April 2008.

5 May 2008

Jean-Claude Trichet: How to increase the competitiveness of the European economy

Speech by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, at the panel discussion, Karlspreis Europa Forum, Aachen, 30 April 2008.

30 Apr 2008

Lucas Papademos: Financial integration in Europe

Presentation by Mr Lucas Papademos, Vice President of the European Central Bank, at the press briefing on the occasion of the publication of the second edition of the ECB Report on financial integration in Europe, Frankfurt am Main, 29 April 2008.

30 Apr 2008

Emsley D Tromp: Regional integration - a policy agenda towards prosperity

Address by Dr Emsley D Tromp, President of the Bank of the Netherlands Antilles (Bank van de Nederlandse Antillen), on the occasion of the seminar 'Is Curacao economically truly Caribbean?', Willemstad, 24 April 2008.