Speeches by category

Central bankers' speeches - Jul to Sep 1999

Date Titles
30 Sep 1999

Mr Ferguson assesses financial sector Y2K readiness in the United States and abroad with less than 100 days to go (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 28 Sep 1999)

Remarks by Mr Roger W Ferguson Jr, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System and Chairman of the Joint Year 2000 Council, before the Wallenberg Forum at Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., on 28 September 1999.

30 Sep 1999

Mr Yam comments on Hong Kong: from crisis to recovery (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 28 Sep 1999)

Speech by the Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, Mr Joseph Yam, at the HKMA Luncheon on the occasion of the opening of the HKMA Representative Office in London on 28 September 1999.

29 Sep 1999

Mr Meyer highlights several issues on the Fed's agenda for bank supervision and regulation (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 27 Sep 1999)

Remarks by Mr Laurence H Meyer, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, before the Institute of International Bankers Annual Breakfast Dialogue, held in Washington, D.C. on 27 September 1999.

29 Sep 1999

Mr Duisenberg comments on the past and future of European integration: a central banker's perspective (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 26 Sep 1999)

The 1999 Per Jacobsson Lecture by Mr Willem F Duisenberg, President of the European Central Bank, held in Washington DC on 26 September 1999.

28 Sep 1999

Mr Haferkamp focuses on European capital markets in the first year of EMU (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 28 Sep 1999)

Keynote address given by Mr Dieter Haferkamp, Member of the Directorate of the Deutsche Bundesbank, at the conference on 'The Pfandbrief: Global Perspectives for Europe's Biggest Bond Market' in London on 28 September 1999.

28 Sep 1999

Mr Greenspan draws lessons from the global crises of 1997 and 1998 (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 27 Sep 1999)

Remarks by Mr Alan Greenspan, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, before the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund, Program of Seminars, Washington, D.C., on 27 September 1999.

27 Sep 1999

Mr Schieber looks at the stability of the euro as an economic and political challenge from the perspective of the Deutsche Bundesbank (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 23 Sep 1999)

Lecture given by Mr Helmut Schieber, Member of the Board of the Deutsche Bundesbank, at the invitation of the America-European Community Association in London on 23 September 1999.

27 Sep 1999

Mr Thiessen gives an update on the Canadian economy and on the state of Year 2000 readiness in the Canadian financial sector (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 23 Sep 1999)

Speech by Mr Gordon Thiessen, Governor of the Bank of Canada, to the Chamber of Commerce Regina, Saskatchewan on 23 September 1999.

23 Sep 1999

Mr Ferguson asks whether information technology is the key to higher productivity growth in the United States and abroad (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 21 Sep 1999)

Remarks by Mr Robert W Ferguson Jr, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, before the 2000 Global Economic and Investment Outlook Conference at the Carnegie Bosch Institute, Pittsburgh on 21 September 1999.

23 Sep 1999

Mr Duisenberg focuses on maintaining price stability in the euro area (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 10 Sep 1999)

Speech by Mr Willem Duisenberg, President of the European Central Bank, at the Swiss Banking Congress in Zurich on 10 September 1999.

22 Sep 1999

Mr Carse discusses the importance of ethics in banking (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 15 Sep 1999)

Speech given by Mr David Carse, Deputy Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, at the Banking Conference on Business Ethics in Hong Kong on 15 September 1999.

22 Sep 1999

Mr Garganas gives a speech on integrating Greece into the euro area and the challenges ahead (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 18 Sep 1999)

Speech given by Mr Nicholas C Garganas, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Greece, at the 'Athens Summit 1999' on 18 September 1999.

22 Sep 1999

Mr Mboweni considers the role of the South African Reserve Bank in economic integration in the Southern African Development Community (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 21 Sep 1999)

Speech by Mr Tito Mboweni, Governor of the South African Reserve Bank, as a contribution to the Africa Dialogue Lecture Series presented by the University of Pretoria's Department of Political Sciences, the Institute for International Affairs and Accord, in the Senate Hall at the University of Pretoria on 21 September 1999.

20 Sep 1999

Mr Gramlich assesses the state of the electronic money transformation in the United States and abroad (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 17 Sep 1999)

Remarks by Mr Edward M Gramlich, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, before the Electronic Payment Symposium, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor on 17 September 1999.

20 Sep 1999

Mr Kelley remarks on Y2K readiness in the United States (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 16 Sep 1999)

Remarks by Mr Edward W Kelley Jr, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, before the Banking Regulators' News Conference on Y2K Readiness at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. on 16 September 1999.

20 Sep 1999

Ms Hessius discusses the role of the central bank and market liquidity (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 14 Sep 1999)

Speech given by Ms Kerstin Hessius, Deputy Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank, at a seminar of Sveriges Finansanalytiker Förening on 14 September 1999.

14 Sep 1999

Bank of Japan's September report of recent economic and financial developments (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 13 Sep 1999)

Bank of Japan, Communication, 13 September 1999.

14 Sep 1999

Mr Heikensten discusses monetary policy aspects of Sweden's position 'inside EU, outside EMU' (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 10 Sep 1999)

Speech given by Mr Lars Heikensten, First Deputy Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank, at a seminar arranged by Handelsbanken Markets, Stockholm, on 10 September 1999.

14 Sep 1999

Mr Duisenberg reports on the outcome of the latest meeting of the ECB Governing Council (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 9 Sep 1999)

Introductory statement given by Mr Willem Duisenberg, President of the European Central Bank, to the Press Conference, Frankfurt, on 9 September 1999.

13 Sep 1999

Mr King gives a speech on reforming the international financial system: the middle way (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 9 Sep 1999)

Speech delivered by Mr Mervyn King, Deputy Governor of the Bank of England, to a session of the Money Marketeers at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York on 9 September 1999.

10 Sep 1999

Mr Meyer focuses on the implications for the conduct of current monetary policy in the United States (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 8 Sep 1999)

Remarks by Mr Laurence H Meyer, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, before the Philadelphia Council for Business Economics, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on 8 September 1999.

10 Sep 1999

Mr Greenspan discusses developments crucial to understanding the impressive economic record of the United States (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 8 Sep 1999)

Remarks by Mr Alan Greenspan, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Millennium Lecture Series, sponsored by the Gerald R. Ford Foundation and Grand Valley State University at Grand Rapids, Michigan on 8 September 1999.

8 Sep 1999

Mr Lee examines some of the major themes for strengthening the global financial system against the background of the financial crisis in Asia (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 29 Aug 1999)

Opening address by Mr Lee Hsien Loong, Chairman of the Board of Directors of The Monetary Authority of Singapore and Deputy Prime Minister at the fifth meeting of Finance and Central Bank deputies on the Manila Framework at Shangri-La Hotel on 29 August 1999.

8 Sep 1999

Mr Mboweni explains the position taken by the Reserve Bank of South Africa on inflation targeting (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 6 Sep 1999)

Address by Mr Tito Mboweni, Governor of the South African Reserve Bank, at the biennial Congress of the Economic Society of South Africa, Pretoria, on 6 September 1999.

8 Sep 1999

Mr Duisenberg focuses on the possible future impact of the unique monetary unification in the European Union and shares some observations on the challenges facing the ECB and the EU (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 4 Sep 1999)

Speech given by Mr Willem Duisenberg, President of the European Central Bank, at the Villa d'Este Workshop in Cernobbio on 4 September 1999.

6 Sep 1999

Mr Mboweni speaks on the role of the South African Reserve Bank in developing the economy (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 1 Sep 1999)

Speech given by Mr Tito Mboweni, Governor of the South African Reserve Bank at the Western Cape Exporter of the year awards dinner on 1 September 1999.

6 Sep 1999

Mr Heikensten discusses whether Sweden should join the euro area (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 3 Sep 1999)

Speech given by Mr Lars Heikensten, Deputy Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank to Stockholm City's financial staff on 3 September 1999.

6 Sep 1999

Mr Bäckström elucidates the economic situation in Sweden and describes the consequences it may have for future monetary policy (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 1 Sep 1999)

Speech given by Mr Urban Bäckström, Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank at Föreningssparbanken, Ulricehamn on 1 September 1999.

31 Aug 1999

Mr Mboweni's address on the occasion of the seventy-ninth ordinary general meeting of shareholders of the South African Reserve Bank (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 24 Aug 1999)

Address of Mr T T Mboweni, Governor, at the South African Reserve Bank's seventy-ninth ordinary general meeting of shareholders on 24 August 1999.

30 Aug 1999

Ms Hessius speaks about the monetary policy and growth conditions for Sweden's economy (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 27 Aug 1999)

Speech given by Ms Kerstin Hessius, Deputy Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank at the Chairmens' Conference of the Västmanland's Local Authorities Association on 27 August 1999.

30 Aug 1999

Mr Greenspan discusses new challenges for monetary policy (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 27 Aug 1999)

Speech given by the Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, Mr Alan Greenspan, before a symposium sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City in Jackson Hole, Wyoming on 27 August 1999.

18 Aug 1999

Bank of Japan's August report of recent economic and financial developments (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 17 Aug 1999)

Bank of Japan, Communication, 17 August 1999.

18 Aug 1999

Mrs Akhtar Aziz discusses the international financial architecture (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 11 Aug 1999)

Official speech entitled 'International Financial Architecture - The Challenge of Change' by Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz, the Deputy Governor of Bank Negara Malaysia, the Malaysian central bank, at the Malaysian Capital Market Summit on 11 August 1999.

18 Aug 1999

Mr Brash comments on the economic reforms of the last 15 years in New Zealand (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 18 Aug 1999)

Comments on accepting the NZIER/Qantas Economics Award by Dr Donald T Brash, Governor of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand, held in Auckland on 18 August 1999.

12 Aug 1999

Statement by Mr Mboweni at his inauguration as new Governor of the Reserve Bank of South Africa (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 7 Aug 1999)

Statement by Mr Tito Mboweni on the occasion of the retirement of Governor Chris Stals as Governor of the South African Reserve Bank and his inauguration as new Governor, held in Midrand on 7 August 1999.

12 Aug 1999

Mr Stals gives a summary of his views on central banking (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 7 Aug 1999)

Remarks by Dr Chris Stals, retiring Governor at a Gala Dinner of the South African Reserve Bank, on 7 August 1999.

12 Aug 1999

Mr Bäckström discusses international financial stability (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 9 Aug 1999)

Speech given by the Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank, Mr Urban Bäckström, at a seminar at the South African Reserve Bank in Pretoria on 9 August 1999.

9 Aug 1999

Mr Ferguson reviews the progress on Year 2000 readiness and focuses on public disclosure and public confidence in the United States (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 29 Jul 1999)

Remarks by Mr Roger W Ferguson, Jr, a member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System and Chairman of the Joint Year 2000 Council, before the George Washington University Y2K Group in Washington, D.C. on 29 July 1999.

9 Aug 1999

Mr Hayami discusses the challenges for the Japanese economy (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 27 Jul 1999)

Speech given by the Governor of the Bank of Japan, Mr Masaru Hayami, at the Kisaragi-kai meeting on 27 July 1999.

29 Jul 1999

Mr Macfarlane elucidates the stability of the financial system and comments on what the Reserve Bank of Australia needs to do to fulfil its financial stability responsibilities (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 29 Jul 1999)

Text of the eighteenth R.C. Mills Memorial Lecture delivered by Mr I J Macfarlane, Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, in Sydney on 29 July 1999.