Speeches by category

Central bankers' speeches - Apr to Jun 2009

Date Titles
28 May 2009

Duvvuri Subbarao: Risk management in the midst of the global financial crisis

Speech by Dr Duvvuri Subbarao, Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, at the Financial Management Summit 2009 organized by the Economic Times, Mumbai, 22 May 2009.

28 May 2009

Amando M Tetangco, Jr: Banking on governance for growth and stability

Speech by Mr Amando M Tetangco, Jr, Governor of the Central Bank of the Philippines (Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas), at the Rural Bankers Association of the Philippines (RBAP) 2009 National Annual Convention, Manila, 15 May 2009.

28 May 2009

Marion Williams: Sustainable effective regulatory systems

Address by Dr Marion Williams, Governor of the Central Bank of Barbados, at the Meeting of Shadow GN 2009, Rome, 6-7 May 2009.

28 May 2009

Donald L Kohn: Interactions between monetary and fiscal policy in the current situation

Speech by Mr Donald L Kohn, Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Conference on Monetary-Fiscal Policy Interactions, Expectations, and Dynamics in the Current Economic Crisis, Princeton University, 23 May 2009.

28 May 2009

George Provopoulos: Reflections on the economic and financial crisis

Speech by Mr George Provopoulos, Governor of the Bank of Greece, at the 17th Meeting of the Economic and Environmental Forum of the OSCE, Athens, 18 May 2009.

27 May 2009

Ben S Bernanke: Commencement address

Speech by Mr Ben S Bernanke, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the 2009 Commencement of the Boston College School of Law, Newton, Massachusetts, 22 May 2009.

27 May 2009

Duvvuri Subbarao: Information technology and banking - a continuing agenda

Keynote address by Dr Duvvuri Subbarao, Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, at the Banking Technology Awards 2008 of the Institute for Development & Research in Banking Technology, Hyderabad, 18 May 2009.

27 May 2009

Stanley Fischer: Bank of Israel's objectives for 2009

Address by Professor Stanley Fischer, Governor of the Bank of Israel, at the Globes Conference 2009, Tel Aviv, 13 May 2009.

27 May 2009

Rundheersing Bheenick: Islamic finance and its developments in Mauritius

Address by Mr Rundheersing Bheenick, Governor of the Bank of Mauritius, at the Opening Ceremony of the Seminar on Islamic Capital Markets, Port Louis, 19 May 2009.

27 May 2009

Charles Bean: Monetary policy developments

Speech by Mr Charles Bean, Deputy Governor (Monetary Policy) of the Bank of England, at Cutlers' Feast, Cutlers' Hall, Sheffield, 21 May 2009.

22 May 2009

Glenn Stevens: Australia and Canada - comparing notes on recent experiences

Remarks by Mr Glenn Stevens, Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, to the Canadian Australian Chamber of Commerce, Canada-Australia Breakfast, Sydney, 19 May 2009.

22 May 2009

Radovan Jelasic: National Bank of Serbia - European integration

Speech by Mr Radovan Jelasic, Governor of the National Bank of Serbia, at the promotion of the 4th issue of the regional magazine for EU integration and transition processes "European Integration Challenges", Belgrade, 13 May 2009.

22 May 2009

Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile: The global financial crisis and access to finance

Speech by Prof. Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile, Governor of the Bank of Uganda, at the AfDB Ministerial Round Table Discussions, Dakar, Senegal, 12 May 2009.

22 May 2009

John Murray: When the unconventional becomes conventional - monetary policy in extraordinary times

Remarks by Mr John Murray, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Canada, to the Global Interdependence Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19 May 2009.

22 May 2009

Gertrude Tumpel-Gugerell: The new financial architecture and the role of Europe

Speech by Ms Gertrude Tumpel-Gugerell, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, at the panel discussion organised by the German Office of the European Commission, Berlin, 19 May 2009.

20 May 2009

Masaaki Shirakawa: Preventing the next crisis - the nexus between financial markets, financial institutions and central banks

Speech by Mr Masaaki Shirakawa, Governor of the Bank of Japan, at the London Stock Exchange, London, 13 May 2009.

20 May 2009

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, 14 May 2009.

20 May 2009

Michael C Bonello: Malta's experience of EU membership

Speech by Mr Michael C Bonello, Governor of the Central Bank of Malta, to the European Documentation and Research Centre, at the Conference "Malta in the EU 2004-2009", Valletta, 15 May 2009.

20 May 2009

Paul A Acquah: Enhancing confidence in the Ghanaian financial system in the midst of the financial crisis

Keynote address by Dr Paul A Acquah, Governor of the Bank of Ghana, at The Ghana Banking Awards Gala Night, Accra, 9 May 2009.

20 May 2009

Petar Goshev: Macedonia's prudent monetary and fiscal policy

Speech by Mr Petar Goshev, Governor of the National Bank of the Republic of Macedonia, at the press conference, Skopje, 26 March 2009.

18 May 2009

Nout Wellink: A new structure for European and global financial supervision

Speech by Dr Nout Wellink, President of the Netherlands Bank and Chairman of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, at the 37th Economics Conference, Vienna, 14 May 2009.

18 May 2009

Yves Mersch: About the role of central banks in financial stability and prudential liquidity supervision, and the attractiveness of Islamic Finance

Speech by Mr Yves Mersch, Governor of the Central Bank of Luxembourg, at the 2nd Islamic Financial Services Board Public Lecture on Financial Policy and Stability, Kuala Lumpur, 8 February 2009.

18 May 2009

Amando M Tetangco, Jr: Microfinance - the bright spot in these challenging times

Speech by Mr Amando M Tetangco, Jr, Governor of the Central Bank of the Philippines (Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas), at the 2009 RBAP-MABS National Roundtable Conference, Manila, 12 May 2009.

18 May 2009

Lucas Papademos: Monetary policy and the "Great Crisis" - lessons and challenges

Speech by Mr Lucas Papademos, Vice President of the European Central Bank, at the 37th Economics Conference "Beyond the Crisis: Economic Policy in a New Macroeconomic Environment", organised by the Austrian National Bank, Vienna, 14 May 2009.

18 May 2009

Axel A Weber: Reflections on the financial crisis

Text of the Mais Lecture by Professor Axel A Weber, President of the Deutsche Bundesbank, at the Cass Business School, London, 13 May 2009.

13 May 2009

Martin Redrado: Dynamism and soundness in the face of the crisis

Article by Mr Martin Redrado, Governor of the Central Bank of Argentina, published in El Chronista, 8 May 2009.

13 May 2009

Kiyohiko G Nishimura: "The past does not repeat itself, but it rhymes" - four lessons learned from the financial crises

Remarks by Mr Kiyohiko G Nishimura, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Japan, at the Panel Session at the 45th Annual Conf. on Bank Structure & Competition, sponsored by the Fed. Res. Bank of Chicago, Chicago, 8 May 2009.

13 May 2009

Jan F Qvigstad: The global economic crisis and its impact on Sovereign Wealth Funds - the example of Norway

Speech by Mr Jan F Qvigstad, Deputy Governor of Norges Bank (Central Bank of Norway), at a meeting for financial sector representatives in Geneva hosted by the Royal Norwegian Embassy, Geneva, 11 May 2009.

13 May 2009

Zamani Abdul Ghani: Riding out of the global financial crisis - banking reforms and revival

Closing remarks by Mr Zamani Abdul Ghani, Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Malaysia, at the 13th Malaysian Banking Summit 2009 "Riding Out of the Global Financial Crisis - Banking Reforms & Revival", Kuala Lumpur, 12 May 2009.

13 May 2009

W A Wijewardena: Auditing the key policy functions of a central bank - views from the top

Keynote address by Mr W A Wijewardena, Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, at the Seminar on "Effective Internal Audit for Central Banks", Windsor, UK, 30 April 2009.

12 May 2009

Ben S Bernanke: The Supervisory Capital Assessment Program

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 2009 Financial Markets Conference, Jekyll Island, Georgia, 11 May 2009.

12 May 2009

Erkki Liikanen: Finland, EMU and the euro

Remarks by Mr Erkki Liikanen, Governor of the Bank of Finland, at Norges Bank (Central Bank of Norway), Oslo, 8 May 2009.

12 May 2009

Rasheed Mohammed Al Maraj: The Corporate Governance Code of the Kingdom of Bahrain - fundamentals and implementation

Address by His Excellency Rasheed Mohammed Al Maraj, Governor of the Central Bank of Bahrain, at an event, organized by the International Chamber of Commerce, Manama, 4 May 2009.

12 May 2009

Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile: The global financial crisis - impact on Uganda and the policy response

Speech by Prof. Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile, Governor of the Bank of Uganda, at the EABC Workshop, Arusha, Tanzania, 4 March 2009.

12 May 2009

Heng Swee Keat: The future of Islamic financial services

Welcome address by Mr Heng Swee Keat, Managing Director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, at the 6th Islamic Financial Services Board Summit, Singapore, 7 May 2009.

8 May 2009

Ben S Bernanke: Lessons of the financial crisis for banking supervision

Speech by Mr Ben S Bernanke, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Conference on Bank Structure and Competition, Chicago, Illinois (via satellite), 7 May 2009.

8 May 2009

Stefan Ingves: The current economic situation

Speech by Mr Stefan Ingves, Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank, at Avanza Bank, Stockholm, 5 May 2009.

8 May 2009

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, 7 May 2009.

8 May 2009

Mugur Isãrescu: Nine lessons from the current financial crisis

Speech by Dr Mugur Isărescu, Governor of the National Bank of Romania at the Romanian Academy, Bucharest, 14 April 2009.

8 May 2009

Bandid Nijathaworn: Risk management and Pillar II implementation

Opening address by Dr Bandid Nijathaworn, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Thailand, at the FSI-SEANZA Regional Seminar on the Implementation of the Supervisory Review Process (Pillar II) of Basel II, Bangkok, 21-24 April 2009.