Speeches by category

Central bankers' speeches - Apr to Jun 2016

Date Titles
17 Jun 2016

Andréa M Maechler: Developments on the financial markets and Swiss National Bank's experience with negative interest in Switzerland

Introductory remarks by Ms Andréa M Maechler, Member of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank, at the media news conference of the Swiss National Bank, Berne, 16 June 2016.

17 Jun 2016

Thomas Jordan: Swiss National Bank's monetary policy decision and assessment of the economic situation

Introductory remarks by Mr Thomas Jordan, Chairman of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank, at the media news conference of the Swiss National Bank, Berne, 16 June 2016.

16 Jun 2016

Christopher Kent: The economic transition in China

Speech by Mr Christopher Kent, Assistant Governor (Economic) of the Reserve Bank of Australia, at the Economic Society of Australia (QLD) Business Lunch, Brisbane, 16 June 2016.

16 Jun 2016

Vítor Constâncio: The challenge of low real interest rates for monetary policy

Lecture by Mr Vítor Constâncio, Vice-President of the European Central Bank, at the Macroeconomics Symposium, Utrecht School of Economics, Utrecht,15 June 2016.

16 Jun 2016

Tharman Shanmugaratnam: Challenges and opportunities for the insurance industry

Address by Mr Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Chairman of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, at the International Insurance Society Global Insurance Forum, Singapore, 13 June 2016.

16 Jun 2016

Amando M Tetangco, Jr: Rural banks - making a difference in financial inclusion

Speech by Mr Amando M Tetangco, Jr, Governor of Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP, the central bank of the Philippines), at the 63rd Annual National Convention and General Membership Meeting of the Rural Bankers Association of the Philippines (RBAP), Manila, 23 May 2016.

16 Jun 2016

Juyeol Lee: Bank of Korea's 66th anniversary

Speech by Mr Juyeol Lee, Governor of the Bank of Korea, at the commemorating ceremony of the Bank of Korea's 66th anniversary, Bank of Korea, Seoul, 10 June 2016.

16 Jun 2016

Andreas Dombret: In and out, up and down - the future of Europe

Speech by Dr Andreas Dombret, Member of the Executive Board of the Deutsche Bundesbank, at the German Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Tokyo, 15 June 2016.

16 Jun 2016

Erkki Liikanen: Cash and the central bank

Opening remarks by Mr Erkki Liikanen, Governor of the Bank of Finland, at the Bank of Finland Conference on Going Cashless, Helsinki, 14 June 2016.

16 Jun 2016

Stephen S Poloz: The Canadian economy - a progress report

Remarks by Mr Stephen S Poloz, Governor of the Bank of Canada, to the Yukon Chamber of Commerce, Whitehorse, Yukon, 15 June 2016.

15 Jun 2016

Øystein Olsen: Guardian of the monetary system

Speech by Mr Øystein Olsen, Governor of Norges Bank (Central Bank of Norway), at the official event to mark the bicentenary of Norges Bank, Trondheim, 14 June 2016.

15 Jun 2016

Yves Mersch: Grasping the new normal of the banking industry - a view from a European central banker

Speech by Mr Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, at the European Financial Congress, Sopot, Poland, 14 June 2016.

15 Jun 2016

Lesetja Kganyago: South Africa - "Fit for the Future"

Address by Mr Lesetja Kganyago, Governor of the South African Reserve Bank, at the Agricultural Business Chamber Congress 2016, Cape Town, 1 June 2016.

15 Jun 2016

Mojmír Hampl: The trilemma of the banking sector

Speech by Mr Mojmír Hampl, Vice Governor of the Czech National Bank, at the Czech National Bank and OMFIF Central Bank Meeting "Central banking in Central and Eastern Europe: Policy making, investment and low yields", Prague, 7 June 2016.

15 Jun 2016

Maja Kadievska-Vojnovik: Global, European and Macedonian developments in the area of payment systems and services

Speech by Ms Maja Kadievska-Vojnovik, Vice-Governor of the National Bank of the Republic of Macedonia, at the Ninth International Conference on Payment and Securities Settlement Systems, Ohrid, 6 June 2016.

14 Jun 2016

Benoît Cœuré: Interview with France 24

Interview with Mr Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, with France 24, conducted by Ms Stéphanie Antoine on 8 June 2016, and broadcast on 9 June 2016.

14 Jun 2016

Dimitar Bogov: Economic and financial cycle spillovers - reconsidering domestic and cross border channels and policy responses

Address by Mr Dimitar Bogov, Governor of the National Bank of the Republic of Macedonia, at the 5th Annual Research Conference "Economic and financial cycle spillovers - reconsidering domestic and cross border channels and policy responses", Skopje, 7-8 April 2016.

14 Jun 2016

Karnit Flug: The formulation of long-term economic policy - strategic thinking about challenges to the economy

Remarks by Dr Karnit Flug, Governor of the Bank of Israel, to the Eli Hurwitz Conference "The formulation of long-term economic policy: Strategic thinking about challenges to the economy", Tel Aviv, 25 May 2016.

14 Jun 2016

Guy Debelle: The global code of conduct for the foreign exchange market (update)

Speech by Mr Guy Debelle, Assistant Governor (Financial Markets) of the Reserve Bank of Australia, at the ASIFMA/GFMA Liquidity Conference (appearance via video link), Hong Kong, 14 June 2016.

14 Jun 2016

Patrick Njoroge: Strengthening Kenya's sovereign borrowing program - challenges and initiatives

Keynote speech by Dr Patrick Njoroge, Governor of the Central Bank of Kenya, at the Government Borrowers Forum, Paris, 3 May 2016.

14 Jun 2016

Veerathai Santiprabhob: Enhancing Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) connectivity

Keynote address by Dr Veerathai Santiprabhob, Governor of the Bank of Thailand, at the Euromoney Conferences "The Greater Mekong Investment Forum", Bangkok, 26 May 2016.

14 Jun 2016

Hiroshi Nakaso: Japan's economy and monetary policy

Speech by Mr Hiroshi Nakaso, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Japan, at a meeting with business leaders, Akita, 9 June 2016.

14 Jun 2016

Cecilia Skingsley: A new playing field for monetary policy - what can a small, open economy expect?

Speech by Ms Cecilia Skingsley, Deputy Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank, at Kammarkollegiet capital market day, Stockholm, 19 May 2016.

13 Jun 2016

Louis Kasekende: Key strategic policies needed for Sub-Saharan Africa to sustain growth momentum

Remarks by Dr Louis Kasekende, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Uganda, at the Launch of IMF s April 2016 Regional Economic Outlook for Sub-Saharan Africa, Kampala, 3 May 2016.

13 Jun 2016

Jon Nicolaisen: Digital challenges for the payment system

Speech by Mr Jon Nicolaisen, Deputy Governor of Norges Bank (Central Bank of Norway), at the Financial Industry's Digital Services Conference, Oslo, 9 June 2016.

13 Jun 2016

Ignazio Visco: "Doing Business in a Fragmented World"

Keynote speech by Mr Ignazio Visco, Governor of the Bank of Italy, at the Launch of the OECD Business and Finance Outlook and High-Level Roundtable "Doing Business in a Fragmented World", Paris, 9 June 2016.

13 Jun 2016

Philip R Lane: Dual perspectives on the insurance sector - consumer protection and financial stability

Address by Mr Philip R Lane, Governor of the Central Bank of Ireland, at Insurance Europe's 8th Annual Conference, Dublin, 25 May 2016.

13 Jun 2016

Stephen S Poloz: Release of the Financial System Review

Opening statement by Mr Stephen S Poloz, Governor of the Bank of Canada, at the press conference following the release of the Financial System Review, Ottawa, Ontario, 9 June 2016.

13 Jun 2016

Ignazio Visco: Financial stability in a world of very low interest rates

Keynote speech by Mr Ignazio Visco, Governor of the Bank of Italy, at the 43rd General Assembly of The Geneva Association, Rome, 9 June 2016.

10 Jun 2016

Jens Weidmann: An impossible trinity? The interplay of monetary, financial and fiscal stability

Welcome remarks by Dr Jens Weidmann, President of the Deutsche Bundesbank and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Bank for International Settlements, at the Bundesbank Spring Conference "Monetary, financial and fiscal stability", Eltville, 10 June 2016.

10 Jun 2016

Sharon Donnery: Lessons from the past, safeguarding stability for the future

Address by Ms Sharon Donnery, Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Ireland, at the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) Economic History Symposium, Dublin, 9 June 2016.

10 Jun 2016

Manuel Sánchez: The effects of monetary divergence

Remarks by Mr Manuel Sánchez, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Mexico, at the symposium Jornadas Económicas, organized by the Banco de Guatemala, Guatemala City, 7 June 2016.

10 Jun 2016

Louis Kasekende: Shaping the future of smallholder financing in Uganda

Keynote address by Dr Louis Kasekende, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Uganda, at the High-Level Meeting on "Developing approaches for financing smallholder household in Uganda", Kampala, 20 April 2016.

10 Jun 2016

Philip R Lane: A better understanding of the geography of risk will help us assess the financial stability implications of market-based financing

Address by Mr Philip R Lane, Governor of the Central Bank of Ireland, at the International Capital Market Association Conference, Dublin, 19 May 2016.

9 Jun 2016

Yves Mersch: Making Europe's financial market infrastructure a bulwark of financial stability

Speaking points by Mr Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, for the Bank of France/Sciences Po research seminar "Financial stability in a digital world", Paris, 7 June 2016.

9 Jun 2016

Luis M Linde: Islamic finance - growing importance and regulatory challenge

Welcoming remarks by Mr Luis M Linde, Governor of the Bank of Spain, at the European Forum on Islamic Finance, organized by the Islamic Financial Services Board (Madrid), Madrid, 24 May 2016.

9 Jun 2016

Ravi Menon: China-Singapore financial connectivity

Speech by Mr Ravi Menon, Managing Director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, at the 2nd RMB Internationalisation Summit, Singapore, 7 June 2016.

9 Jun 2016

Andrew Gracie: Ending too big to fail - getting the job done

Speech by Mr Andrew Gracie, Executive Director of Resolution of the Bank of England, at Deloitte, London, 26 May 2016.

9 Jun 2016

Andreas Dombret: Digitalisation - repercussions for banks and their supervisors

Speech by Dr Andreas Dombret, Member of the Executive Board of the Deutsche Bundesbank, at the 16th Norddeutscher Bankentag "Digitalisation - (r)evolution in the banking industry" at Leuphana University Lüneburg, Lündeburg, 8 June 2016.

9 Jun 2016

Mario Draghi: On the importance of policy alignment to fulfil our economic potential

Text of the 5th Annual Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa Lecture by Mr Mario Draghi, President of the European Central Bank, at the Brussels Economic Forum 2016, Brussels, 9 June 2016.