Speeches by category

Central bankers' speeches - Jul to Sep 2004

Date Titles
29 Sep 2004

Paul Hartmann: The impact of financial infrastructure transformation on monetary policy execution - the Namibian experience

Keynote address presented by Mr Paul Hartmann, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Namibia, on behalf of Mr Tom Alweendo, Governor of the Bank of Namibia, at the Perago User Conference 2004, Pretoria, 22 September 2004.

29 Sep 2004

Jean-Claude Trichet: European economy - current state and prospects

Keynote address by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, at the Annual Dinner 2004 of Financial Services Ireland (FSI), Dublin, 23 September 2004.

29 Sep 2004

Jean-Claude Trichet: Current issues on the European Central Bank and the euro

Speech by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, at the Club International La Redoute, Bonn, 27 September 2004.

29 Sep 2004

Svein Gjedrem: The conduct of monetary policy

Introductory statement by Mr Svein Gjedrem, Governor of Norges Bank (Central Bank of Norway), at the hearing before the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs of the Storting (Norwegian parliament), Oslo, 28 September 2004.

29 Sep 2004

Nout Wellink: Business cycles and foreign direct investment

Speech by Dr Nout Wellink, President of the Netherlands Bank and President of the Bank for International Settlements, at the Chamber Luncheon of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Netherlands, Amsterdam, 23 September 2004.

28 Sep 2004

Nicholas Le Pan: Implementation of Basel II - the next steps

Remarks by Mr Nicholas Le Pan, Superintendent, Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions, Canada; Chairman of the Basel Accord Implementation Group; and Vice Chairman of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, at the XIII International Conference of Banking Supervisors, Madrid, 20-24 September 2004.

28 Sep 2004

Marion Williams: The tourism sector - growth prospects and challenges

Address by Dr Marion Williams, Governor of the Central Bank of Barbados, to the Barbados Hotel Association, Christchurch, 8 September 2004.

28 Sep 2004

John Hurley: Financial Stability Report 2004

Opening statement by Mr John Hurley, Governor of the Central Bank and Financial Services Authority of Ireland, at the presentation of the Financial Stability Report 2004, Dublin, 21 September 2004.

28 Sep 2004

Jean-Claude Trichet: Testimony before the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs of the European Parliament

Introductory statement by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, Brussels, 22 September 2004.

28 Sep 2004

Jean-Claude Trichet: The transformation of the international financial architecture to meet the challenges of globalisation

Arthur Burns Memorial Lecture by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, organised by the Atlantik-Brücke e.V., Frankfurt, 20 September 2004.

28 Sep 2004

Jaime Caruana: Making diligent preparations for Basel II

Opening remarks by Mr Jaime Caruana, Governor of the Bank of Spain and Chairman of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, at the Thirteenth International Conference of Banking Supervisors (ICBS), Madrid, 22-23 September 2004.

22 Sep 2004

Irma Rosenberg: Monetary policy, house prices and household indebtedness

Speech by Ms Irma Rosenberg, Deputy Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank, at Sparbanken Finn¿s customer meeting, Lund, 20 September 2004.

22 Sep 2004

Eva Srejber: New EU countries - opportunities and risks

Speech by Ms Eva Srejber, First Deputy Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank, to the students of the Blekinge Institute of Technology in Karlskrona, Ronneby, 20 September 2004.

22 Sep 2004

Zeti Akhtar Aziz: Towards creating an Islamic Financial System as an integral part of the International Financial System - strategies and challenges

Speech by Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz, Governor of the Central Bank of Malaysia, at the Asian Islamic Banking & Finance Summit, Kuala Lumpur, 21 September 2004.

22 Sep 2004

T T Mboweni: Developments in the foreign exchange markets during the last couple of years

Speech by Mr T T Mboweni, Governor of the South African Reserve Bank, at the cocktail function in honour of the ACI South Africa, Pretoria, 20 September 2004.

22 Sep 2004

David Dodge: Canadian monetary policy in an evolving world economy

Remarks by Mr David Dodge, Governor of the Bank of Canada, to the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, Calgary, Alberta, 20 September 2004.

22 Sep 2004

Lars Heikensten: The economic situation and monetary policy

Speech by Mr Lars Heikensten, Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank, at the Swedish embassy, London, 20 September 2004.

20 Sep 2004

Amando M Tetangco: The importance of risk profession and sound risk management practices

Speech by Mr Amando M Tetangco, Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of the Philippines, at the 2004 Convention of the Professional Risk Managers¿ International Association Philippine Chapter, at the Asian Institute of Management, Manila, 13 September 2004.

20 Sep 2004

Bandid Nijathaworn: Thailand's economic conditions and prospects - a mid-year update

Speech by Mr Bandid Nijathaworn, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Thailand, at a luncheon organised by the Australian-Thai Chamber of Commerce, Bangkok, 27 August 2004.

20 Sep 2004

Kishori J Udeshi: Issues in bank regulation and supervision

Speech by Ms Kishori J Udeshi, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, at a seminar on Global Banking: Paradigm Shift, organised by the Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industries, Bangalore, 16 September 2004.

20 Sep 2004

Edward M Gramlich: Oil shocks and monetary policy

Remarks by Mr Edward M Gramlich, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Annual Economic Luncheon, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Kansas City, 16 September 2004.

20 Sep 2004

Leonard Wilson Kamit: The 2003 dividend to the government

Speech by Mr Leonard Wilson Kamit, CBE, Governor and Chairman of the Board of the Bank of Papua New Guinea, on the occasion of the payment of the 2003 dividend to the government, Port Moresby, 14 September 2004.

20 Sep 2004

Sunil Mendis: Is it time for a common currency in the SAARC region?

Inauguration speech by Mr Sunil Mendis, Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, at the 15th Forex Conference of the Forex Association of India, Colombo, 20 August 2004.

20 Sep 2004

Sunil Mendis: A brief look at financial information technology

Keynote address by Mr Sunil Mendis, Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, for the Financial Information Systems Seminar, Colombo, 8 September 2004.

20 Sep 2004

Ishrat Husain: Future challenges facing South Asian economies

Speech by Mr Ishrat Husain, Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan, at the Central Bank Anniversary Lecture 2004, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 26 August 2004.

20 Sep 2004

Michael C Bonello: The Central Bank of Malta and financial stability

Speech by Mr Michael C Bonello, Governor of the Central Bank of Malta, at the conference ¿Onshore Europe¿, organised by the Malta Financial Services Authority, St Julians, 13 September 2004.

20 Sep 2004

M R Pridiyathorn Devakula: Consumer finance

Opening address by Mr M R Pridiyathorn Devakula, Governor of the Bank of Thailand, at the ¿FITCH Rating¿s Annual Conference 2004 an Consumer Finance¿, Bangkok, 16 September 2004.

20 Sep 2004

Zhou Xiaochuan: Anti-money laundering in China - the status quo and prospects

Speech by Mr Zhou Xiaochuan, Governor of the People¿s Bank of China, at the first meeting of the Ministerial Joint Conference on AML, Beijing, 27 August 2004.

16 Sep 2004

Kishori J Udeshi: Development of forex markets in India - review and prospects

Keynote address by Ms Kishori J Udeshi, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, at 15th Forex Assembly organised by Forex Association of India, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 20 August 2004.

16 Sep 2004

Kishori J Udeshi: Bank supervision - challenges ahead

NA Palkhivala Memorial Oration lecture by Ms Kishori J Udeshi, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, Jaipur, 28 August 2004

16 Sep 2004

Rakesh Mohan: Ownership and governance in private sector banks in India

Address by Dr Rakesh Mohan, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, at the Conference on Ownership and Governance in Private Sector Banking organised by the Confederation of Indian Industries, Mumbai, 9 September 2004.

16 Sep 2004

Mark W Olson: Protecting the financial infrastructure

Testimony of Mr Mark W Olson, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, before the Committee on Financial Services, US House of Representatives, Washington, 8 September 2004.

16 Sep 2004

Tom Alweendo: The exchange rate

Speech by Mr Tom Alweendo, Governor of the Bank of Namibia, during a breakfast meeting of the Namibia Economic Society, Windhoek, 17 August 2004.

16 Sep 2004

R Basant Roi: Corporate governance guidelines and monetary policy stance in Mauritius

Address by Mr R Basant Roi, Governor of the Bank of Mauritius, at the opening of the Goodlands Branch of the Indian Ocean International Bank Ltd, Goodlands, 20 August 2004.

16 Sep 2004

Shkëlqim Cani: Review of the Albanian economy

Statement by Dr Shkëlqim Cani, Governor of the Bank of Albania, for Euromoney Yearbooks, Global banking and financial policy review, Tirana, 9 August 2004.

16 Sep 2004

Zden;igrave;k Tùma: The importance of statistics - a central banker's view

Introductory speech by Mr Zdenìk Tùma, Governor of the Czech National Bank, at the conference ¿Statistics - investment in the future¿, Prague, 6 September 2004.

16 Sep 2004

Y V Reddy: Current concerns and some perspectives on inflation

Concluding remarks by Dr Y V Reddy, Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, at the Institute for Development Research in Banking Technology (IDRBT), Hyderabad, 27 August 2004.

16 Sep 2004

Philipp M Hildebrand: Ten theories on the economic relationship Switzerland - Europe

Summary of a speech by Dr Philipp M Hildebrand, Member of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank, to the Arbeitgeberverband Basel, Basel, 8 September 2004.

16 Sep 2004

Alan Greenspan: Economic outlook

Testimony of Mr Alan Greenspan, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, before the Committee on the Budget, US House of Representatives, Washington, 8 September 2004.

8 Sep 2004

Caleb M Fundanga: Achievements and accomplishments at the Bank of Zambia during the past forty years

Speech by Dr Caleb M Fundanga, Governor of the Bank of Zambia, at the 40th anniversary celebrations, Lusaka, 5-6 August 2004.