Speeches by category

Central bankers' speeches - Jul to Sep 2004

Date Titles
8 Sep 2004

Ishrat Husain: Harmonization of the banking sector in SAARC region

Keynote address by Mr Ishrat Husain, Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan, at the South Asian Federation of Accountants Conference held in New Delhi, India on 28 August 2004.

8 Sep 2004

Alan Bollard: Whats happening in the property sector?

Speech by Dr Alan Bollard, Governor of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand, to the Property Council of New Zealand, Rotorua, 2 September 2004.

8 Sep 2004

European Central Bank: Press conference - introductory statement

Introductory statement by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, and Mr Lucas Papademos, Vice-President of the European Central Bank, Frankfurt, 2 September 2004.

8 Sep 2004

Toshihiko Fukui: Economic situation in Japan and abroad

Summary of a speech by Mr Toshihiko Fukui, Governor of the Bank of Japan, at a meeting in Osaka, 2 September 2004.

31 Aug 2004

Lars Nyberg: How do conflicts of interest in universal banking emerge and what are the arguments for a separation of commercial and investment banking?

Speech by Mr Lars Nyberg, Deputy Governor of Sveriges Riksbank, at a seminar organised by the Swedish Bankers¿ Association, the Swedish Securities Dealers Association and Finansinspektionen (the Swedish financial supervisory authority), Stockholm, 26 August 2004.

31 Aug 2004

Zeti Akhtar Aziz: Current issues and developments in Islamic banking and finance

Keynote address by Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz, Governor of the Central Bank of Malaysia, at the ASLI¿s Conference on Developing Islamic Banking and Capital Market: ¿New Opportunities, New Market and New Frontier in Islamic Banking and Finance¿, Kuala Lumpur, 25 August 2004.

31 Aug 2004

I J Macfarlane: Geography, resources or institutions?

Talk by Mr I J Macfarlane, Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, to ¿The Bottom Line¿ Luncheon, Melbourne, 25 August 2004.

31 Aug 2004

Svein Gjedrem: Monetary policy and the krone exchange rate

Address by Mr Svein Gjedrem, Governor of Norges Bank (Central Bank of Norway), at the Annual Meeting of ACI Norge - The Financial Markets Association, Oslo, 26 August 2004.

31 Aug 2004

Alan Greenspan: Economic implications of population aging

Opening remarks by Mr Alan Greenspan, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at a symposium sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Jackson Hole, 27 August 2004.

20 Aug 2004

Wu Xiaoling: Promoting the extension of micro credit

Speech by Ms Wu Xiaoling, Deputy Governor of the People¿s Bank of China at the Videoconference on promoting the extension of micro credit, Beijing, 6 July 2004.

20 Aug 2004

Liu Tinghuan: China's real estate finance and policy implications

Speech by Mr Liu Tinghuan, Deputy Governor of the People¿s Bank of China, at the 1st Jiangxi High-level Forum on Real Estate Development and Financial Support, Jiangxi, 26 June 2004.

20 Aug 2004

Glenn Stevens: Better than a coin toss? The thankless task of economic forecasting

Address by Mr Glenn Stevens, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, to the Economic Society of Victoria and the Australian Industry Group ¿Economic Focus - Australia¿s Prospects¿, Melbourne, 17 August 2004.

20 Aug 2004

Ian Plenderleith: Always something normal from South Africa

Speech by Mr Ian Plenderleith, Deputy Governor of the South African Reserve Bank, to the Association of Collective Investments Conference, Cape Town, 17 August 2004.

20 Aug 2004

L Wilson Kamit: Monetary policy, supervision and governance of the financial system in Papua New Guinea

Speech delivered by Mr L Wilson Kamit, CBE, Governor of the Bank of Papua New Guinea, at the workshop of the New Ireland Forum for Development on ¿Partnership in development - understanding the issues¿, at the Institute of Public Administration, Port Moresby, 14 August 2004.

20 Aug 2004

Zhou Xiaochuann: Preventing future accumulation of large NPLs by the commercial banks after the present round of reform

Speech by Mr Zhou Xiaochuann, Governor of the People¿s Bank of China, at the China Summit of the 7th Beijing International Science Industry Expo, Beijing, 21 May 2004.

16 Aug 2004

Lucas Papademos: Interview with Il Sole 24 Ore

English translation of an interview with Lucas Papademos, Vice President of the European Central Bank, conducted by Beda Romano (Il Sole 24 Ore), Frankfurt, 5 August 2004.

16 Aug 2004

L Wilson Kamit: Good governance and accountability

Speech delivered by Mr L Wilson Kamit, CBE, Governor of the Bank of Papua New Guinea, at the National Research Institute (NRI) Diploma Program in Economic Policy Analysis 16th Graduation Ceremony, Port Moresby, 25 June 2004.

16 Aug 2004

Emsley D Tromp: Recent financial-economic developments in the Netherlands Antilles in general and in St Maarten in particular

Address delivered by Dr Emsley D Tromp, President of the Bank van de Nederlandse Antillen (the Bank of the Netherlands Antilles), on the occasion of the start of phase II of Princess Juliana International Airport¿s expansion project in Philipsburg, St. Maarten, 20 July 2004.

16 Aug 2004

Ishrat Husain: Economic development in South Asia and the impact of globalisation

Keynote address by Dr Ishrat Husain, delivered on the occasion of the Middle East and South Asia Conference of KPMG, Bahrain, 11 July 2004.

16 Aug 2004

Ishrat Husain: Vision for Pakistan's financial service industry

Address by Dr Ishrat Husain, as the chief guest at the ceremony held to announce the joint venture partnership between BMA Capital and Abraaj Capita, Karachi, 29 July 2004.

16 Aug 2004

T T Mboweni: Challenges of central banking in Africa

Address by Mr T T Mboweni, Governor of the South African Reserve Bank, at a conference to commemorate the Bank of Zambia¿s 40th Anniversary, Lusaka, Zambia, 5 August 2004.

16 Aug 2004

Alan Bollard: Supervising overseas-owned banks: New Zealand's experience

Address by Dr Alan Bollard, Governor of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand, to the Trans-Tasman Business Circle, Sydney, 11 August 2004.

6 Aug 2004

Paulo Sergio Cavalheiro: Regulation of capital and financial stability

Speech by Mr Paulo Sergio Cavalheiro, Deputy Governor for Supervision of the Central Bank of Brazil, at the International Seminar ¿The New Basel Capital Accord: Challenges and Opportunities for the Americas¿, held jointly by ¿Centro de Estudios Monetarios Latinoamericanos - CEMLA¿, ¿Association of Supervisors of Banks of the Americas - ASBA¿ and ¿Federación Latinoamericana de Bancos - FELABAN¿, in Mexico City, Mexico, 12-13 July 2004.

6 Aug 2004

T T Mboweni: Economic developments and monetary policy

Speech by Mr T T Mboweni, Governor of the South African Reserve Bank, at a dinner of The South African Institute of Electrical Engineers, Rand Club, Johannesburg, 22 July 2004.

6 Aug 2004

Zeti Akhtar Aziz: Remaking Malaysia - investing in the New Malaysia

Opening address by Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz, Governor of the Central Bank of Malaysia, at the Euromoney Conference - ¿Remaking Malaysia: Investing in the New Malaysia¿, Kuala Lumpur, 3 August 2004.

6 Aug 2004

Y V Reddy: India and the global economy

Speech by Dr Y V Reddy, Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, at the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration, Mussoorie, Uttaranchal, 17 July 2004.

6 Aug 2004

David Dodge: Monetary policy report update

Opening statement by Mr David Dodge, Governor of the Bank of Canada at a press conference following the release of the Monetary Policy Report Update, Ottawa, Ontario, 22 July 2004.

6 Aug 2004

Antonio Fazio: The banking industry and the prospects for the economy

Speech by Mr Antonio Fazio, Governor of the Bank of Italy, at the annual meeting of the Italian Bankers¿ Association, Rome, 8 July 2004.

6 Aug 2004

Axel A Weber: Sixty years of Bretton Woods - back to the future?

Summarised address by Professor Axel A Weber, President of the Deutsche Bundesbank, Rome, 23 July 2004.

27 Jul 2004

Mohamed S Fofana: Managing Sierra Leone's post-conflict economy

Keynote address by Mr Mohamed S Fofana, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Sierra Leone, at the opening ceremony of the Regional Forum on Economic and Financial Management for Legislators, Freetown, Sierra Leone, 12 July 2004.

27 Jul 2004

Charles Chukwuma Soludo: Consolidating the Nigerian banking industry to meet the development challenges of the 21st century

Address by Mr Charles Chukwuma Soludo, Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, at the Special Meeting of the Bankers¿ Committee, Abuja, 6 July 2004.

27 Jul 2004

R Basant Roi: Banking in Mauritius

Address by Mr R Basant Roi, Governor of the Bank of Mauritius, at the inauguration of the Mahebourg branch of MPCB Ltd, 8 July 2004.

27 Jul 2004

Tarisa Watanagase: Thai financial sector and the challenges ahead

Speech by Dr Tarisa Watanagase, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Thailand, at the conference on Asian Finance & Capital Markets 2004, Bangkok, 8 July 2004.

27 Jul 2004

Roger W Ferguson, Jr: A retrospective on business-cycle recoveries: are 'jobless' recoveries the new norm?

Remarks by Mr Roger W Ferguson, Jr, Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Exchequer Club of Washington luncheon, Washington, DC, 21 July 2004.

27 Jul 2004

Koh Yong Guan: Review of Singapore's economy and financial sector

Opening remarks by Mr Koh Yong Guan, Managing Director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, at the press conference releasing the MAS¿s Annual Report, Singapore, 21 July 2004.

27 Jul 2004

Toshihiko Fukui: Significance of efficient financial services for the future of Japan's economy

Speech by Mr Toshihiko Fukui, Governor of the Bank of Japan, to the Japan Center for Economic Research, Tokyo, 22 July 2004.

27 Jul 2004

Alan Greenspan: Semiannual monetary policy report to the US Congress

Testimony of Mr Alan Greenspan, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, on the occasion of the Federal Reserve Board¿s semiannual monetary policy report to Congress, before the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, US Senate, 20 July 2004.

20 Jul 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 Institute of International Finance, Inc: Basel Sessions 2004, Madrid, 6 July 2004.

20 Jul 2004

John Palmer: Basel II and beyond

Opening address by Mr John Palmer, Deputy Managing Director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, at the MAS Risk Conference, Singapore, 12 July 2004.

20 Jul 2004

Susan Schmidt Bies: Business financial conditions and relationships with bankers

Remarks by Ms Susan Schmidt Bies, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Financial Executives International Chicago Chapter Dinner, Chicago, 15 July 2004.