Speeches by category

Central bankers' speeches - Apr to Jun 2017

Date Titles
14 Jun 2017

Jens Weidmann: Improving the investment climate in Africa - the role of institutions

Keynote address by Dr Jens Weidmann, President of the Deutsche Bundesbank and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Bank for International Settlements, at the G20 Conference "G20 Africa Partnership - Investing in a Common Future", Berlin, 13 June 2017.

14 Jun 2017

Frank Elderson: Climate is big business

Speech by Mr Frank Elderson, Executive Director of the Netherlands Bank, at the Conference "Climate is Big Business", organized by the Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment and the Californian EPA (Environmental Protection Agency), San Francisco, 24 May 2017.

14 Jun 2017

Erkki Liikanen: Is the post-crisis financial system more resilient? What remains to be done?

Text of the SUERF Annual Lecture by Mr Erkki Liikanen, Governor of the Bank of Finland, at the 44th Economics Conference of the OeNB (Central Bank of the Republic of Austria/Oesterreichische Nationalbank), jointly organized with SUERF - The European Money and Finance Forum, Vienna, 30 May 2017.

13 Jun 2017

Vítor Constâncio: The future of monetary policy frameworks

Lecture by Mr Vítor Constâncio, Vice-President of the European Central Bank, at the Instituto Superior de Economia e Gestão, Lisbon, 25 May 2017.

13 Jun 2017

Amando M Tetangco, Jr: Financial education and consumer protection - triggering a positive ripple effect

Speech by Mr Amando M Tetangco, Jr, Governor of Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP, the central bank of the Philippines), at the Launch of Wealth Watch Book II, Manila, 6 June 2017.

13 Jun 2017

Muhammad bin Ibrahim: The dawn of a new era in Malaysia's payment systems

Keynote address by Mr Muhammad bin Ibrahim, Governor of the Central Bank of Malaysia (Bank Negara Malaysia), at the Malaysian E-Payments Excellence Awards, Kuala Lumpur, 22 May 2017.

13 Jun 2017

Lael Brainard: Navigating the different signals from inflation and unemployment

Speech by Ms Lael Brainard, Member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, at the New York Association for Business Economics, New York City, 30 May 2017.

13 Jun 2017

Andreas Dombret: The euro area navigates rough seas - where is Europe heading?

Speech by Dr Andreas Dombret, Member of the Executive Board of the Deutsche Bundesbank, at the parliamentary evening at the Bundesbank's Regional Office in Hamburg, Schleswig-Holstein and Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Hamburg, 7 June 2017.

13 Jun 2017

Ewald Nowotny: The financial system of the future

Opening remarks by Prof Dr Ewald Nowotny, Governor of the Central Bank of the Republic of Austria (Oesterreichische Nationalbank/OeNB), at the44th Economics Conference of the OeNB, jointly organized with SUERF - The European Money and Finance Forum, Vienna, 29 May 2017.

12 Jun 2017

Claudia Buch: Evaluating financial sector reforms - a joint task for academia and policymakers

Statement by Prof Claudia Buch, Deputy President of the Deutsche Bundesbank, for the panel discussion "Improving Financial Resilience"; at the T20 Summit "Global Solutions", Berlin, 30 May 2017.

12 Jun 2017

François Villeroy de Galhau: The future of the euro area - from the "impossible trinity" to the "growth triangle"

Text of the 6th Annual Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa Lecture by Mr François Villeroy de Galhau, Governor of the Bank of France, at the 6th Annual Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa Brussels Economic Forum 2017, Brussels, 1 June 2017.

12 Jun 2017

Yutaka Harada: Economic activity, prices, and monetary policy in Japan

Speech by Mr Yutaka Harada, Member of the Policy Board of the Bank of Japan, at a meeting with business leaders, Gifu, 1 June 2017.

12 Jun 2017

Haruhiko Kuroda: The role of expectations in monetary policy - evolution of theories and the Bank of Japan's experience

Speech by Mr Haruhiko Kuroda, Governor of the Bank of Japan, at the University of Oxford, Oxford, 8 June 2017.

12 Jun 2017

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, 8 June 2017.

12 Jun 2017

Jerome H Powell: Thoughts on the normalization of monetary policy

Speech by Mr Jerome H Powell, Member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, at the Economic Club of New York, New York City, 1 June 2017.

12 Jun 2017

Muhammad bin Ibrahim: Rethinking microfinance norms

Special address by Mr Muhammad bin Ibrahim, Governor of the Central Bank of Malaysia (Bank Negara Malaysia), at the Global Symposium on Microfinance, Kuala Lumpur, 22 May 2017.

12 Jun 2017

Lesetja Kganyago: SARB's accountability and governance of its monetary policy decision-making processes

Address by Mr Lesetja Kganyago, Governor of the South African Reserve Bank, at the SANEF Nat Nakasa Awards Ceremony, Durban, 10 June 2017.

9 Jun 2017

Encik Abdul Rasheed Ghaffour: Optimal balance of paper and digital, cash and cashless; and next page for physical currency

Welcoming address by Mr Encik Abdul Rasheed Ghaffour, Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Malaysia (Bank Negara Malaysia), at the Currency Conference 2017, Kuala Lumpur, 15 May 2017.

9 Jun 2017

Benoît Cœuré: Greece - progress, challenges and the way forward

Speech by Mr Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, at a conference organised by The Economist "Greece: a comeback to the financial markets? A glimpse into Europe's financial landscape", Frankfurt am Main, 31 May 2017.

9 Jun 2017

François Villeroy de Galhau: Presentation of the 2016 Annual Report of the ACPR

Speech by Mr François Villeroy de Galhau, Governor of the Bank of France and Chairman of the Autorité de contrôle prudentiel et de resolution (ACPR), at the press conference, Paris, 29 May 2017.

9 Jun 2017

Sabine Lautenschläger: Banks business models - keeping pace?

Statement by Ms Sabine Lautenschläger, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank and Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board of the Single Supervisory Mechanism, at the Seventeenth Annual Conference on Policy Challenges for the Financial Sector, Washington DC, 1 June 2017.

9 Jun 2017

Øystein Olsen: The Norwegian economy and the sea

Speech by Mr Øystein Olsen, Governor of the Norges Bank (Central Bank of Norway), at a business sector seminar, in connection with the launch of the new 100-krone and 200-krone banknotes, Lofoten, 30 May 2017.

9 Jun 2017

Daniel Mminele: Market conduct and market best practice

Remarks by Mr Daniel Mminele, Deputy Governor of the South African Reserve Bank, at the ACI South Africa - The Financial Markets Association, Johannesburg, 1 June 2017.

9 Jun 2017

Luis M Linde: Financial stability and macroprudential policy

Welcome address by Mr Luis M Linde, Governor of the Bank of Spain, at the Conference on Financial Stability, jointly organised by the Bank of Spain and the Centro de Estudio Monetarios y Financieros (CEMFI), Madrid, 24 May 2017.

9 Jun 2017

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, Tallinn, 8 June 2017.

8 Jun 2017

Haruhiko Kuroda: Theory on financial markets and central banks

Speech by Mr Haruhiko Kuroda, Governor of the Bank of Japan, at the 2017 Spring Annual Meeting of the Japan Society of Monetary Economics, Tokyo, 27 May 2017.

8 Jun 2017

Mario Draghi: Hearing of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs of the European Parliament

Introductory statement by Mr Mario Draghi, President of the European Central Bank, at the ECON committee of the European Parliament, Brussels, 29 May 2017.

8 Jun 2017

Javier Alonso: Challenges and opportunities for the Spanish banking industry

Opening address by Mr Javier Alonso, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Spain, at Day Two of the "XXIV Encuentro del Sector Financiero" (24th Financial Industry Meeting), organised by ABC, Deloitte and Sociedad de Tasación, Madrid, 20 April 2017.

8 Jun 2017

François Villeroy de Galhau: Special address on the French National Strategy for Financial Education

Speech by Mr François Villeroy de Galhau, Governor of the Bank of France, at the 4th OECD/GFLEC global policy research symposium to advance financial literacy "Addressing the needs of youth", Paris, 24 May 2017.

8 Jun 2017

Amando M Tetangco, Jr: Of central banking, art and legacies

Speech by Mr Amando M Tetangco, Jr, Governor of Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP, the central bank of the Philippines), at the launching of the books "Philippine Central Banking: A Strategic Journey to Stability" and "Likha: Enduring Legacies of Filipino Artistry", The Decorative Arts Collection of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, Manila, 25 May 2017.

7 Jun 2017

S S Mundra: Customer service in banks - time to raise the bar!

Keynote address by Mr S S Mundra, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, at the Annual Conference of Principal Code Compliance Officers, organized by the Banking Codes and Standards Board of India, Mumbai, 30 May 2017.

7 Jun 2017

Mario Draghi: The interaction between monetary policy and financial stability in the euro area

Keynote speech by Mr Mario Draghi, President of the European Central Bank, at the First Conference on Financial Stability, organised by the Bank of Spain and the Centro de Estudios Monetarios y Financieros, Madrid, 24 May 2017.

7 Jun 2017

Jens Weidmann: Low rates, loud talk?

Speech by Dr Jens Weidmann, President of the Deutsche Bundesbank and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Bank for International Settlements, at the 48th Konstanzer Seminar, Constance, 31 May 2017.

7 Jun 2017

Muhammad bin Ibrahim: Reflection on professionalism, Hippocratic oath and the banking industry

Remarks by Mr Muhammad bin Ibrahim, Governor of the Central Bank of Malaysia (Bank Negara Malaysia), at the 20th AICB Chartered Banker's Graduation and Awards Ceremony, Kuala Lumpur, 13 May 2017.

7 Jun 2017

Makoto Sakurai: Economic activity, prices, and monetary policy in Japan

Speech by Mr Makoto Sakurai, Member of the Policy Board of the Bank of Japan, at a meeting with business leaders, Saga, 25 May 2017.

7 Jun 2017

Amando M Tetangco, Jr: Two sides of the same coin - transforming challenges into opportunities

Speech by Mr Amando M Tetangco, Jr, Governor of Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP, the central bank of the Philippines), at the FINEX, MAP, MBC, PCCI, AMCHAM Phil, ECCP and CIBI Foundation, Makati, 24 May 2017.

7 Jun 2017

Encik Abdul Rasheed Ghaffour: The ethical challenge - building a culture of professionalism and integrity

Remarks by Mr Encik Abdul Rasheed Ghaffour, Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Malaysia (Bank Negara Malaysia), at the AIF-FSBP Business Ethics Conference 2017 "The ethical challenge: building a culture of professionalism and integrity", Kuala Lumpur, 24 April 2017.

7 Jun 2017

Amando M Tetangco, Jr: Corporate, environmental and social governance - continuing capacity building

Speech by Mr Amando M Tetangco, Jr, Governor of Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP, the central bank of the Philippines), at the BSP-IFC Mini Forum (and Ceremonial MOU Signing), Manila, 26 May 2017.

6 Jun 2017

Mario Vella: What monetary policy cannot do

Address by Dr Mario Vella, Governor of the Central Bank of Malta, at the Grant Thornton Europe Regional Meeting, St Julian's, 24 May 2017.

6 Jun 2017

Benoît Cœuré: Interview in L'Obs

Interview with Mr Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, in L'Obs, conducted by Ms Sophie Fay and Mr Pascal Riché on 15 May, and published on 23 May 2017.