Speeches by category

Central bankers' speeches - Apr to Jun 2009

Date Titles
7 May 2009

Jean-Pierre Roth: No frontiers in monetary policy - from the fight to avoid internationalisation of the currency to the internationalisation of monetary policy

Speech by Mr Jean-Pierre Roth, Chairman of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank, at the Swiss Institute of International Studies, Zurich, 6 May 2009.

7 May 2009

Mario Draghi: The financial crisis - impact and responses

Statement by Mr Mario Draghi, Governor of the Bank of Italy and Chairman of the Financial Stability Board, at the Seventy-Ninth Meeting of the Development Committee, Washington DC, 26 April 2009.

7 May 2009

Miguel Fernandez Ordonez: Procyclicality in the banking activity

Speech by Mr Miguel Fernandez Ordonez, Governor of the Bank of Spain, at the Conference on Procyclicality and the Role of Financial Regulation, organised by the Bank of Spain and the Financial Stability Institute, Madrid, 4 May 2009.

7 May 2009

Mark Carney: Canada's economic outlook and framework for unconventional monetary policy

Opening statement by Mr Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of Canada, to the Standing Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce, Ottawa, 6 May 2009.

7 May 2009

Rundheersing Bheenick: Putting Mauritius on the world's Islamic finance map

Address by Mr Rundheersing Bheenick, Governor of the Bank of Mauritius, at the official launching of HSBC Amanah Islamic Banking Mauritius, Les Guibies, Pailles, 5 May 2009.

6 May 2009

Ben S Bernanke: The economic outlook

Testimony by Mr Ben S Bernanke, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, before the Joint Economic Committee, US Congress, Washington DC, 5 May 2009.

6 May 2009

Mario Draghi: Financial Stability Board - various initiatives

Statement by Mr Mario Draghi, Governor of the Bank of Italy and Chairman of the Financial Stability Board, to the International Monetary and Financial Committee, Washington DC, 25 April 2009.

6 May 2009

Zeti Akhtar Aziz: Policy and regulation of financial inclusion

Welcoming remarks by Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz, Governor of the Central Bank of Malaysia, at the UNAG Asia Regional Forum on Policy and Regulation of Financial Inclusion, Kuala Lumpur, 6 May 2009.

6 May 2009

Rakesh Mohan: Global financial crisis - causes, impact, policy responses and lessons

Speech by Dr Rakesh Mohan, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, at the 7th Annual India Business Forum Conference, London Business School, London, 23 April 2009.

6 May 2009

Thomas Jordan: Monetary policy under the spell of the financial crisis

Summary of a speech by Mr Thomas Jordan, Member of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank, at the State Street Global Advisors (SSgA) Prima Talk, Zurich, 6 May 2009.

5 May 2009

Mario Draghi: The Turner Review rollout

Remarks by Mr Mario Draghi, Governor of the Bank of Italy and Chairman of the Financial Stability Board (previously Financial Stability Forum (FSF)), at the Turner Review Conference, Financial Services Authority (FSA), London, 27 March 2009.

5 May 2009

Marion Williams: Barbados' financial system and insurance sector

Address by Dr Marion Williams, Governor of the Central Bank of Barbados, to the Barbados Association of Insurers and Financial Advisers (BARAIFA), Bridgetown, 20 March 2009.

5 May 2009

Lucas Papademos: The dual crisis - economic impact, policy response and exit strategy

Speech by Mr Lucas Papademos, Vice-President of the ECB, at the High-Level Panel Debate on "Europe in the Econ. & Fin. Crisis: How to bring back prosperity for everyone?", org. by the European People's Party, Brussels, 4 May 2009.

5 May 2009

Andrew G Haldane: Rethinking the financial network

Speech by Mr Andrew G Haldane, Executive Director, Financial Stability, Bank of England, at at the Financial Student Association, Amsterdam, 28 April 2009.

5 May 2009

Svein Gjedrem: Management of the Government Pension Fund - Global

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, 29 April 2009.

29 Apr 2009

Jean-Claude Trichet: Interview with Süddeutsche Zeitung

Interview with Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, and Süddeutsche Zeitung, conducted by Ms Helga Einecke and Mr Martin Hesse, published on 29 April 2009.

29 Apr 2009

Miguel Fernandez Ordonez: Spanish financial institutions in the face of the new competitive scenario

Opening address by Mr Miguel Fernandez Ordonez, Governor of the Bank of Spain, of the XVI Financial Sector Meeting "Spanish financial institutions in the face of the new competitive scenario", ABC-Deloitte Forum, Madrid, 21 April 2009.

29 Apr 2009

Duvvuri Subbarao: Role and response of the IMFC in Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Sri Lanka

Statement by Mr Duvvuri Subbarao, Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, as leader of the Indian Delegation to the International Monetary and Financial Committee, Washington DC, 25 April 2009.

29 Apr 2009

Caleb M Fundanga: Moderating the impact of the global meltdown on the Zambian financial system

Speech by Dr Caleb M Fundanga, Governor of the Bank of Zambia, at the official opening of Standard Chartered Bank Zambia Limited Ody's Excel Centre, Lusaka, 22 April 2009.

29 Apr 2009

Lorenzo Bini Smaghi: Conventional and unconventional monetary policy

Keynote lecture by Mr Lorenzo Bini Smaghi, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, at the International Center for Monetary and Banking Studies (ICMB), Geneva, 28 April 2009.

28 Apr 2009

Jean-Claude Trichet: The financial crisis and our response so far

Keynote address by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, at the Chatham House Global Financial Forum, New York, 27 April 2009.

28 Apr 2009

Miguel Fernandez Ordonez: Taking of stock of the Toledo Pact

Testimony by Mr Miguel Fernandez Ordonez, Governor of the Bank of Spain, before the Non-Standing Committee for the Monitoring and Assessment of the Toledo Pact Agreements, Madrid, 15 April 2009.

28 Apr 2009

Radovan Jelasic: Effects of the financial crisis on Central and Eastern Europe

Speech by Mr Radovan Jelasic, Governor of the National Bank of Serbia, at the "Global Crisis in Europe and Central Asia" panel discussion of the IMF and WB Spring Meeting, Washington, 24 April 2009.

28 Apr 2009

Chea Chanto: Opening remarks at the BIS Advanced Reserve Management workshop

Opening remarks by H.E. Chea Chanto, Governor of the National Bank of Cambodia, at the Advanced Reserve Management Workshop, Siem Reap, 21 April 2009.

28 Apr 2009

John Hurley: Comments on the financial crisis

Address by Mr John Hurley, Governor of the Central Bank & Financial Services Authority of Ireland, at a lunch meeting of EU Ambassadors to Ireland, Dublin, 27 April 2009.

27 Apr 2009

Masaaki Shirakawa: Way out of economic and financial crisis - lessons and policy actions

Speech by Mr Masaaki Shirakawa, Governor of the Bank of Japan, at Japan Society, New York, 23 April 2009.

27 Apr 2009

Mark Carney: Summary of the latest Monetary Policy Report

Opening statement by Mr Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of Canada, at a press conference following the release of the Monetary Policy Report, Ottawa, 23 April 2009.

27 Apr 2009

Nils Bernstein: Recent economic and financial developments in Denmark

Speech by Mr Nils Bernstein, Governor of the National Bank of Denmark, at the Annual Meeting of the Association of Danish Mortgage Banks, Copenhagen, 23 April 2009.

27 Apr 2009

Caleb M Fundanga: Launch of Info-Zambia Bank student loan scheme

Remarks by Dr Caleb M Fundanga, Governor of the Bank of Zambia, at the launch of the Indo-Zambia Bank Student Loan Scheme, Mulungushi University, Kabwe, 21 April 2009.

27 Apr 2009

Philipp Hildebrand: Principles for sound compensation practices

Summary of a speech by Mr Philipp Hildebrand, Vice-Chairman of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank, at the Economic Outlook 2009 (Unternehmer NW-Schweiz), Basel, 23 April 2009.

23 Apr 2009

Jean-Claude Trichet: The global dimension of the crisis

Speech by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, at the Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan, Tokyo, 18 April 2009.

23 Apr 2009

Ardian Fullani: Economic and financial developments in Albania during 2008

Speech by Mr Ardian Fullani, Governor of the Bank of Albania, at the presentation of the 2008 Annual Report to the Parliamentary Commission of Economy and Finance, Tirana, 8 April 2009.

23 Apr 2009

Ardian Fullani: Risks for Albania's financial stability

Speech by Mr Ardian Fullani, Governor of the Bank of Albania, at the joint press conference with the IMF Mission Chief for Albania, Mr Gerwin Bell and the Minister of Finance, Mr. Ridvan Bode, Tirana, 7 April 2009.

23 Apr 2009

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 Hutchinson Lecture, Newark, Delaware, 20 April 2009.

23 Apr 2009

Lucas Papademos: Presentation of the ECB's Annual Report 2008 to the European Parliament

Introductory statement by Mr Lucas Papademos, Vice-President of the European Central Bank, to the European Parliament's Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs Strasbourg, 21 April 2009.

23 Apr 2009

Ignazio Visco: The financial crisis and economists' forecasts

Commencement address by Mr Ignazio Visco, Deputy Director General of the Bank of Italy, to the students of the Master in Public Economics at the Faculty of Economics, La Sapienza University, Rome, 4 March 2009.

22 Apr 2009

Jean-Pierre Roth: Review of the Swiss economy in 2008 and the outlook for 2009

Speech by Mr Jean-Pierre Roth, Chairman of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank, at the General Meeting of Shareholders of the Swiss National Bank, Berne, 17 April 2009.

22 Apr 2009

Jean-Claude Trichet: Restoring confidence in the global financial system

Speech by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, at the annual meeting of the Research Institute of Japan, Tokyo, 17 April 2009.

22 Apr 2009

William C Dudley: The Federal Reserve's liquidity facilities

Remarks by Mr William C Dudley, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, at the Vanderbilt University Conference on Financial Markets and Financial Policy Honoring Dewey Daane, Nashville, Tennessee, 18 April 2009.

22 Apr 2009

Glenn Stevens: The road to recovery

Address by Mr Glenn Stevens, Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, to the Australian Institute of Company Directors, Directors Luncheon, Adelaide, 21 April 2009.