Speeches by category

Central bankers' speeches - Apr to Jun 2012

Date Titles
14 Jun 2012

Amando M Tetangco, Jr: Effective lending to SMEs in the Philippines

Speech by Mr Amando M Tetangco, Jr, Governor of Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (the central bank of the Philippines), at the launch of the 2012 RCBC SME Initiatives, Makati City, 16 May 2012.

14 Jun 2012

Amando M Tetangco, Jr: Maximising the benefits of remittances from overseas Filipinos

Remarks by Mr Amando M Tetangco, Jr, Governor of Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (the central bank of the Philippines), at the signing of the Memorandum of Agreement between the Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) and the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas on the Remittance for Development Council, Manila, 26 March 2012.

14 Jun 2012

Seppo Honkapohja: How did the crisis challenge the central banking as we knew it? What should (not) change?

Remarks by Mr Seppo Honkapohja, Member of the Board of the Bank of Finland, at the Conference on "Financial and macroeconomic stability: challenges ahead", Istanbul, 4-5 June 2012.

14 Jun 2012

Christian Noyer: Demographic shifts - threats or opportunities?

Opening remarks by Mr Christian Noyer, Governor of the Bank of France and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Bank for International Settlements, at the Montreal conference: "Demographic shifts - threats or opportunities?", Montreal, 11 June 2012.

14 Jun 2012

Christian Noyer: Euro area s situation - analysis, challenges and solutions

Lunch-debate by Mr Christian Noyer, Governor of the Bank of France and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Bank for International Settlements, at the Montreal conference: "Demographic shifts - threats or opportunities?", Montreal, 11 June 2012.

14 Jun 2012

Choongsoo Kim: 62nd anniversary of the Bank of Korea

Speech by Mr Choongsoo Kim, Governor of the Bank of Korea, commemorating the Bank of Korea's 62nd anniversary, Seoul, 12 June 2012.

12 Jun 2012

Norman T L Chan: Hong Kong as a private banking hub - a regulator's vision

Speech by Mr Norman T L Chan, Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, at the HKAB - HKIB Distinguished Speaker Series and HKIB Fellowship Conferment Ceremony, Hong Kong, 12 June 2012.

12 Jun 2012

Ignazio Visco: Economic and policy interconnections in the current crisis

Keynote speech by Dr Ignazio Visco, Governor of the Bank of Italy, at the "Consiglio per le Relazioni fra Italia e Stati Uniti", Venice, 9 June 2012.

12 Jun 2012

Lawrence Williams: Leveraging central banks' IT investments for strategic advantage

Opening remarks by Mr Lawrence Williams, Governor of the Bank of Guyana, at the conference of regional central banks' information systems specialists, Bank of Guyana, Georgetown, 4 June 2012.

12 Jun 2012

Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile: Bank of Uganda highlights its Board's achievements

Speech by Mr Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile, Governor of the Bank of Uganda, at the farewell dinner for board members, Kampala, 1 June 2012.

12 Jun 2012

Choongsoo Kim: Emerging Asia and global economic recovery

Speech by Mr Choongsoo Kim, Governor of the Bank of Korea, to the Asia Society, New York, 18 April 2012.

12 Jun 2012

Choongsoo Kim: Asia's role in reviving global growth and financial stability

Dinner speech by Mr Choongsoo Kim, Governor of the Bank of Korea, at the international conference organized by the Asian Development Bank, the Institute of International Finance, the KB Financial Group and the Institute for Global Economics, Seoul, 17 May 2012.

12 Jun 2012

Choongsoo Kim: Returning to sustainable growth - an EME's perspective

Special speech by Mr Choongsoo Kim, Governor of the Bank of Korea, at the G20 High Level Seminar on "Returning to sustainable growth - an EME's perspective", Mexico City, 24 February 2012.

12 Jun 2012

Lars E O Svensson: Differing views on monetary policy

Speech by Prof Lars E O Svensson, Deputy Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank, at SNS/SIFR Finanspanel, Stockholm, 8 June 2012.

12 Jun 2012

Erdem Başçi: Financial and macroeconomic stability

Speech by Mr Erdem Başçi, Governor of the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey, at a conference on "Financial and macroeconomic stability", organised by the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey jointly with the Central Bank of Brazil, the Bank of Finland and the Journal of Financial Stability, Istanbul, 4 June 2012.

12 Jun 2012

Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile: Expanding financial access and financial inclusion in Uganda

Speech by Mr Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile, Governor of the Bank of Uganda, at the official opening of Bank of Baroda (U) Ltd's new branch, Entebbe, 2 June 2012.

8 Jun 2012

Fahad Bin Abdullah Al-Mubarak: Combatting money laundering and terrorism financing

Speech by H E Dr Fahad Bin Abdullah Al-Mubarak, Governor of the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency and Chairman of Anti-Money Laundering Permanent Committee, to the 51th Plenary Meeting of Middle East & North Africa Financial Action Task Force (MENAFATF), Jeddah, 28 April 2012.

8 Jun 2012

Miguel Fernández Ordóñez: Developments in Spain

Testimony of Mr Miguel Fernández Ordóñez, Governor of the Bank of Spain, before the Senate Budget Committee in relation to the draft State Budget for 2012, Madrid, 30 May 2012.

8 Jun 2012

Masaaki Shirakawa: Japan's economy and monetary policy

Speech by Mr Masaaki Shirakawa, Governor of the Bank of Japan, at a meeting held by the Naigai Josei Chousa Kai (Research Institute of Japan), Tokyo, 4 June 2012.

8 Jun 2012

Ben S Bernanke: Economic outlook and policy

Testimony by Mr Ben S Bernanke, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, before the Joint Economic Committee, US Congress, Washington DC, 7 June 2012.

8 Jun 2012

Glenn Stevens: The glass half full

Address by Mr Glenn Stevens, Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, to the American Chamber of Commerce (SA) AMCHAM Internode Business Lunch, Adelaide, 8 June 2012.

7 Jun 2012

Mario Draghi: ECB press conference - introductory statement

Introductory statement by Mr Mario Draghi, President of the European Central Bank, and Mr Vítor Constâncio, Vice-President of the European Central Bank, Frankfurt am Main, 6 June 2012.

7 Jun 2012

Ravi Menon: The next phase in Islamic finance

Opening address by Mr Ravi Menon, Managing Director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, at the 3rd Annual World Islamic Banking Conference: Asia Summit (WIBC Asia 2011), Singapore, 5 June 2012.

7 Jun 2012

Janet L Yellen: Perspectives on monetary policy

Speech by Ms Janet L Yellen, Vice Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, at the Boston Economic Club Dinner, Boston, Massachusetts, 6 June 2012.

7 Jun 2012

Ardian Fullani: Recent economic and monetary developments in Albania

Speech by Mr Ardian Fullani, Governor of the Bank of Albania, at the press conference on the Monetary Policy Decision of the Bank of Albania Supervisory Council, Tirana, 29 May 2012.

7 Jun 2012

Daniel K Tarullo: Dodd-Frank Act implementation

Testimony by Mr Daniel K Tarullo, Member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, before the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, US Senate, Washington DC, 6 June 2012.

6 Jun 2012

K C Chakrabarty: Human Resource management in banks - need for a new perspective

Inaugural address by Dr K C Chakrabarty, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, at the HR Conference of Public Sector Banks, Mumbai, 1 June 2012.

6 Jun 2012

K C Chakrabarty: Exploring the challenge of financial education across emerging economies

Keynote address by Dr K C Chakrabarty, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, at the Visa-FT Financial Literacy Forum Series, Mumbai, 5 June 2012.

6 Jun 2012

Jörg Asmussen: Lessons from Latvia and the Baltics

Introductory remarks by Mr Jörg Asmussen, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, to the panel "Lessons from Latvia and the Baltics" at the High-level conference on Latvia, Riga, 5 June 2012.

6 Jun 2012

Richard W Fisher: The limits of the powers of central banks

Remarks by Mr Richard W Fisher, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, on the Limits of the Powers of Central Banks (with metaphoric references to Edvard Much's Scream and Sir Henry Raeburn's The Reverend Robert Walker Skating on Duddingston Loch, at St Andrews University, St Andrews, Scotland, 5 June 2012.

1 Jun 2012

Ignazio Visco: Overview of economic and financial developments in Italy

Concluding remarks by Dr Ignazio Visco, Governor of the Bank of Italy, at the Ordinary Meeting of Shareholders 2011 - 118th Financial Year, Bank of Italy, Rome, 31 May 2012.

1 Jun 2012

Lawrence Williams: An evolving financial services landscape in the Caribbean

Welcome remarks by Mr Lawrence Williams, Governor of the Bank of Guyana, at the 30th Annual Conference of the Caribbean Group of Banking Supervisors, hosted by the Bank of Guyana, Georgetown, 24 May 2012.

31 May 2012

Masaaki Shirakawa: Demographic changes and macroeconomic performance - Japanese experiences

Opening remarks by Mr Masaaki Shirakawa, Governor of the Bank of Japan, at the 2012 BOJ-IMES Conference, hosted by the Institute for Monetary and Economic Studies, at the Bank of Japan, Tokyo, 30 May 2012.

31 May 2012

William C Dudley: Job polarization in the region

Remarks by Mr William C Dudley, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, at the Quarterly Regional Economic Press Briefing, New York, 30 May 2012.

31 May 2012

Erkki Liikanen: The great recession and its long shadow - youth unemployment

Speech by Mr Erkki Liikanen, Governor of the Bank of Finland, at the University of Tartu, Tartu, 30 May 2012.

31 May 2012

Choongsoo Kim: Out of the Great Recession - an EME's perspective

Speech by Mr Choongsoo Kim, Governor of the Bank of Korea, at the Goethe University, Seoul, 16 April 2012.

31 May 2012

Jean-Pierre Danthine: Monetary policy is not almighty

Speech by Mr Jean-Pierre Danthine, Vice Chairman of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank, at the Journée Solutions Bancaires, Geneva, 31 May 2012.

29 May 2012

Christian Noyer: Challenges facing France's Prudential Supervisory Authority

Speech by Mr Christian Noyer, Governor of the Bank of France, President of the Prudential Supervisory Authority (Autorité de contrôle prudentiel) and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Bank for International Settlements, at the press conference of the publication of the Annual Report 2011 of the Prudential Supervisory Authority, Paris, 14 May 2012.

29 May 2012

Glenn Stevens: Innovation, stability and the role of the Payments System Board

Address by Mr Glenn Stevens, Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, to the Australian Payments Clearing Association (APCA) 20th Anniversary Symposium, Sydney, 28 May 2012.

29 May 2012

Christian Noyer: France's Prudential Supervisory Authority and Financial Markets Authority - enhancing the protection of French consumers

Introduction by Mr Christian Noyer, Governor of the Bank of France, President of the Prudential Supervisory Authority (Autorité de contrôle prudentiel) and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Bank for International Settlements, at the ACP-AMF academic symposium, Paris, 11 May 2012.