Speeches by category

Central bankers' speeches - Apr to Jun 2010

Date Titles
19 May 2010

Stefan Ingves: Monetary policy and financial stability - some future challenges

Speech by Mr Stefan Ingves, Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank, to the Swedish Economics Association, Stockholm, 17 May 2010.

19 May 2010

Philipp Hildebrand: Setting the course for the Swiss economy - challenges for the Swiss financial centre and outlook for the future

Summary of a speech by Mr Philipp Hildebrand, Chairman of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank, to the Zürcher Volkswirtschaftliche Gesellschaft, Zurich, 17 May 2010.

19 May 2010

Jean-Claude Trichet: Interview in Der Spiegel

Interview with Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, in Der Spiegel, Germany, conducted by Messrs Thomas Tuma and Christoph Pauly on 13 May 2010 and published on 17 May 2010.

19 May 2010

Durmus Yilmaz: Recent economic and financial developments in Turkey

Opening speech by Mr Durmus Yilmaz, Governor of the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey, at the 78th Ordinary Meeting of the General Assembly, Ankara, 20 April 2010.

19 May 2010

Muhammad Kamran Shehzad: Commercial mediation in emerging markets - role of State Bank in promoting mediation for resolution of banking disputes

Speech by Mr Muhammad Kamran Shehzad, Deputy Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan, at the National Conference on Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Lahore, 29-30 April 2010.

18 May 2010

Axel A Weber: Lessons for monetary policy from the financial crisis

Keynote speech by Professor Axel A Weber, President of the Deutsche Bundesbank, at the XII Annual Inflation Targeting seminar of the Central Bank of Brasil, Rio de Janeiro, 14 May 2010.

18 May 2010

Jean-Claude Trichet: Interview in Handelsblatt

Interview with Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, in Handelsblatt, Germany, conducted by Ms Marietta Kurm-Engels and Mr Andreas Hoffbauer on 12 May and published on 14 May 2010.

18 May 2010

Rasheed Mohammed Al Maraj: Global financial architecture - challenges for Islamic finance

Keynote address by His Excellency Rasheed Mohammed Al Maraj, Governor of the Central Bank of Bahrain, at the 7th Islamic Financial Services Board Summit 2010, Manama, 4 May 2010.

18 May 2010

Michael C Bonello: Nexus of Basel II and financial stability

Speech by Mr Michael C Bonello, Governor of the Central Bank of Malta, at the Annual Seminar of the Institute of Financial Services (IFS), Floriana, 14 May 2010.

18 May 2010

Hidetoshi Kamezaki: Recent economic and financial developments in Japan

Speech by Mr Hidetoshi Kamezaki, Member of the Policy Board of the Bank of Japan, at a meeting with Business Leaders, Kochi, 25 March 2010.

18 May 2010

Philip Lowe: Recent economic developments

Keynote speech by Mr Philip Lowe, Assistant Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, at the Colonial First State Investment Forum, Sydney, 13 May 2010.

17 May 2010

Duvvuri Subbarao: Volatility in capital flows - some perspectives

Comments by Dr Duvvuri Subbarao, Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, at the High-level Conference on "The International Monetary System", jointly organised by the Swiss National Bank and the International Monetary Fund, Zurich, 11 May 2010.

17 May 2010

Njuguna S Ndung'u: Collaboration among domestic financial sector regulators

Opening remarks by Prof Njuguna S Ndung'u, Governor of the Central Bank of Kenya, at the 3rd joint CMA/CBK/RBA/IRA Board Members seminar, Mombasa, 25 March 2010.

17 May 2010

Donald L Kohn: Federal Reserve's policy actions during the financial crisis and lessons for the future

Speech by Mr Donald L Kohn, Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, at the Carleton University, Ottawa, 13 May 2010.

17 May 2010

Daniel Boamah: The state of the manufacturing sector in Barbados

Remarks by Dr Daniel Boamah, Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Barbados, at a meeting of manufacturers and private sector officials, Bridgetown, 27 April 2010.

17 May 2010

Lorenzo Bini Smaghi: Lessons of the crisis - ethics, markets, democracy

Speech by Mr Lorenzo Bini Smaghi, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, at Unione Cristiana Imprenditori Dirigenti (UCID), Milan, 13 May 2010.

17 May 2010

Patrick Honohan: Two-way interdependence between the banking system and the State

Address by Mr Patrick Honohan, Governor of the Central Bank and Financial Services Authority of Ireland, to the Small Firms Association, Dublin, 11 May 2010.

12 May 2010

Philipp M Hildebrand: The international monetary system

Opening remarks by Mr Philipp M Hildebrand, Chairman of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank, at the High-Level Conference on the International Monetary System, Zurich, 11 May 2010.

12 May 2010

Karolina Ekholm: The role of forecasts in monetary policy

Speech by Ms Karolina Ekholm, Deputy Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank, held at Handelsbanken, Stockholm, 11 May 2010.

12 May 2010

David G Opiokello: The aftermath of the financial crisis and the way foward

Closing remarks by Mr David G Opiokello, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Uganda, at the 3rd Annual Bankers' Dinner, Kampala, 7 May 2010.

12 May 2010

Donald L Kohn: Global imbalances

Speech by Mr Donald L Kohn, Vice-Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, at the high-level conference on the International Monetary System, Zurich, 11 May 2010.

12 May 2010

Miguel Fernández Ordóñez: Labour market experiences - towards more

Opening speech by Mr Miguel Fernández Ordóñez, Governor of the Bank of Spain, at the high-level seminar on Labour market experiences: towards more efficient labour markets, International Monetary Fund (IMF)-Banco de España, Madrid, 11 May 2010.

11 May 2010

Ben S Bernanke: The economics of happiness

Speech by Mr Ben S Bernanke, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, at the University of South Carolina Commencement Ceremony, Columbia, South Carolina, 8 May 2010.

11 May 2010

Zeti Akhtar Aziz: The changing landscape of financial regulation - implications for Islamic finance

Speech by Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz, Governor of the Central Bank of Malaysia, at the 7th Independence Federal Savings Bank (IFSB) summit on Global Financial Architecture, Manama, 4 May 2010.

11 May 2010

Ma Delun: Urban and rural integration in China

Address by Mr Ma Delun, Deputy Governor of the People's Bank of China, at the 2010 Capital Financial Forum, Beijing, 16 April 2010.

11 May 2010

Arnór Sighvatsson: Capital controls, fiscal policy and economic recovery

Address by Mr Arnór Sighvatsson, Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Iceland, at a morning meeting of the Iceland Chamber of Commerce, Reykjavík, 24 March 2010.

11 May 2010

Thomas M Hoenig: Leverage - the double-edged sword

Written statement by Mr Thomas M Hoenig, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, before the House Financial Services Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives, Kansas City, 6 May 2010.

10 May 2010

Jean-Claude Trichet: What role for finance?

University lecture by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, at the Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Lisbon, 6 May 2010.

10 May 2010

Már Guðmundsson: The Icelandic pension system and the financial crisis

Speech by Mr Már Guðmundsson, Governor of the Central Bank of Iceland, at the opening dinner of the European Pension Convention 2010, Reykjavík, 2 May 2010.

10 May 2010

Ewart S Williams: The future of the financial industry after the crisis

Opening address by Mr Ewart S Williams, Governor of the Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago, at the 14th Caribbean Business Executive Seminar, Caribbean Centre for Money and Finance, Port of Spain, 30 April 2010.

10 May 2010

Caleb M Fundanga: Measures to improve financial regulation and supervision of the financial system in Zambia

Remarks by Mr Caleb M Fundanga, Governor of the Bank of Zambia, at the United Nations Working group meeting on the world financial and economic crisis, New York, 3 May 2010.

10 May 2010

John Murray: Is there a commodity curse? Lessons from the past

Remarks by Mr John Murray, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Canada, at the University of Alberta Institute for Public Economics and C.D. Howe Institute, Edmonton, Alberta, 6 May 2010.

10 May 2010

Xolile P Guma: South Africa's macroprudential policy framework and economic overview

Introductory remarks by Dr Xolile P Guma, Deputy Governor of the South African Reserve Bank, at the launch of the March 2010 Financial Stability Review, Pretoria, 28 April 2010.

7 May 2010

Ben S Bernanke: The supervisory capital assessment program - one year later

Speech by Mr Ben S Bernanke, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago 46th Annual Conference on Bank Structure and Competition, Chicago, 6 May 2010.

7 May 2010

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, Lisbon, 6 May 2010.

7 May 2010

European Central Bank: Press conference - introductory statement

Address by Ms Gill Marcus, Governor of the South African Reserve Bank, to the Bureau for Economic Research Annual Conference, Johannesburg, 22 April 2010.

7 May 2010

Gill Marcus: The outlook for monetary policy

Speech by Dr Alan Bollard, Governor of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand, at the Local Government New Zealand, Dunedin, 6 May 2010.

7 May 2010

Eric S Rosengren: Considering the routes to a policy destination

Speech by Mr Eric S Rosengren, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, at the Money Marketeers of New York University, New York, 5 May 2010.

6 May 2010

José De Gregorio: Chile's latest Monetary Policy Report

Presentation by Mr José De Gregorio, Governor of the Central Bank of Chile, of the Monetary Policy Report before the Finance Commission of the Honorable Senate of the Republic, Santiago de Chile, 6 April 2010.

6 May 2010

Stanley Fischer: Challenges confronting the Bank of Israel and the economy

Address by Professor Stanley Fischer, Governor of the Bank of Israel, at the President's residence on the occasion of his appointment for a second term as Governor of the Bank of Israel, Jerusalem, 2 May 2010.