Speeches by category

Central bankers' speeches - Jul to Sep 2006

Date Titles
7 Sep 2006

Andres Sutt: Are ROEs peaking?

Luncheon speech by Mr Andres Sutt, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Estonia, at the 9th Annual Nordic Financial Services Conference, Stockholm, 31 August 2006.

7 Sep 2006

Peter Pang: Hong Kong Mortgage Corporation retail bond issues

Opening remarks by Mr Peter Pang, Deputy Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority and Executive Director of the HK Mortgage Corp. Ltd., at the Signing Ceremony for the Retail Bond Issue Programme, Hong Kong, 1 September 2006.

5 Sep 2006

Ben S Bernanke: Productivity

Remarks by Mr Ben S Bernanke, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, before Leadership South Carolina, Greenville, South Carolina, 31 August 2006.

5 Sep 2006

Ben S Bernanke: Order of the Palmetto

Remarks by Mr Ben S Bernanke, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the presentation of the Order of the Palmetto, Dillon, South Carolina, 1 September 2006.

5 Sep 2006

Jarle Bergo: Monetary policy challenges and experiences in Norway

Speech by Mr Jarle Bergo, Deputy Governor of Norges Bank (Central Bank of Norway), for the Norwegian Shipping Club, Oslo, 4 September 2006.

5 Sep 2006

T T Mboweni: South Africa's economic policy challenges

Address by Mr T T Mboweni, Governor of the South African Reserve Bank, at the XVI meeting of the Central Bank Governors' Club, Irkutsk, Russia, 2 September 2006.

5 Sep 2006

Svein Gjedrem: The economic situation and monetary policy in Norway

Speech by Mr Svein Gjedrem, Governor of Norges Bank (Central Bank of Norway), for Norges Bank's regional network, arranged by Kunnskapsparken Bodo, in Sandnessjoen, 4 September 2006.

1 Sep 2006

Adriano Maleiane: Financial services efficiency in Mozambique

Opening speech by Mr Adriano Maleiane, Governor of the Bank of Mozambique (Banco de Moçambique), at the SWIFT African Regional Meeting, Maputo, 22 May 2006.

1 Sep 2006

Adriano Maleiane: Notes and coins in Mozambique

Speech by Mr Adriano Maleiane, Governor of the Bank of Mozambique (Banco de Moçambique), during the announcement of notes and coins of the Metical of the New Family, Maputo, 16 June 2006.

1 Sep 2006

X P Guma: Banknote design

Remarks by Dr X P Guma, Deputy Governor of the South African Reserve Bank, at the Bank Note Design Gala evening, held at the South African Reserve Bank, Pretoria, 30 August 2006.

1 Sep 2006

David Opiokello: Overview of economic achievements in Uganda

Farewell speech by Mr David Opiokello, Acting Deputy Governor of the Bank of Uganda, in honour of Mr Peter Allum, IMF Senior Resident Representative in Uganda, Kampala, 5 July 2006.

1 Sep 2006

David Opiokello: Basel II and its impact on financial services in Uganda

Address by Mr David Opiokello, Acting Deputy Governor of the Bank of Uganda, at the opening of the 6th East African Banking School, Kampala, 3 July 2006.

1 Sep 2006

Mohamed S Fofana: Banking developments in Sierra Leone

Statement by Mr Mohamed S Fofana, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Sierra Leone, at the launching ceremony of the new Guaranty Trust Bank logo, Freetown, 28 July 2006.

1 Sep 2006

Mohamed S Fofana: Tackling money laundering in Sierra Leone

Statement by Mr Mohamed S Fofana, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Sierra Leone, at the official opening of the UNODC/GIABA/BSL training workshop on AML/CFT Strategy Development, Freetown, 10-13 July 2006.

1 Sep 2006

J D Rogers: Debt reporting in Sierra Leone

Keynote address by Dr J D Rogers, Governor of the Bank of Sierra Leone, at the opening ceremony of the WAIFEM Regional Course on Debt Reporting and the IMF/World Bank Debt Compilers Guide, at the Bank of Sierra Leone recreational complex, Kingtom, 7 August 2006

31 Aug 2006

Jean-Pierre Roth: Inflation and economic activity - are we at a crossroads?

Summary of a lunchtime discussion by Mr Jean-Pierre Roth, Chairman of the Gov. Board of the Swiss National Bank and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Bank for Int. Settlements, at the 'Geneva Financial Center' organisation, Geneva, 28 August 2006.

31 Aug 2006

European Central Bank: Press conference - introductory statement

Introductory statement by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, Frankfurt am Main, 31 August 2006.

31 Aug 2006

Erkki Liikanen: Competition and productivity

Speech by Mr Erkki Liikanen, Governor of the Bank of Finland, at the European Productivity Conference, Espoo, 30 August 2006.

31 Aug 2006

Rasheed Mohammed Al Maraj: Detection and prosecution of securities market abuses

Speech by His Excellency Rasheed Mohammed Al Maraj, Governor of the Bahrain Monetary Agency, at the Detection and Prosecution of Securities Market Abuses Seminar, held at the Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance, Manama, 26 June 2006.

31 Aug 2006

Sultan Bin Nasser Al-Suwaidi: Encountering money laundering and terrorist financing

Inaugural speech by His Excellency Sultan Bin Nasser Al-Suwaidi, Governor of the Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates, at the Joint Seminar of the Nat. Anti-Money Laundering Com. and the Serious Organized Crime Agency, Al-Ain, 2 July 2006.

30 Aug 2006

Ben S Bernanke: Global economic integration - what's new and what's not?

Remarks by Mr Ben S Bernanke, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City's Thirtieth Annual Economic Symposium, Jackson Hole, Wyoming, 25 August 2006.

30 Aug 2006

Stanley Fischer: The new global economic geography

Revised version of a speech by Professor Stanley Fischer, Governor of the Bank of Israel, presented at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City Conference on The New Economic Geography, Jackson Hole, Wyoming, 25-26 August 2006.

30 Aug 2006

Tigran Sargsyan: The Basel recommendations - approaches and realization; banking supervision - generator or hindrance in development of the banking system

Speech by Mr Tigran Sargsyan, Chairman of Central Bank of Armenia, at the 15th International Banking Congress, Saint Petersburg, 7-10 June 2006.

30 Aug 2006

Famara L Jatta: Human resource management for economic development in The Gambia

Keynote address by Mr Famara L Jatta, Governor of the Central Bank of The Gambia, at the opening session of the Regional Course on Human Resource Management for Economic Development, organised by WAIFEM, Banjul, 24-28 July 2006.

30 Aug 2006

Pierre Duguay: Productivity, terms of trade and economic adjustment

Remarks by Mr Pierre Duguay, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Canada, to the Canadian Association for Business Economics, Kingston, Ontario, 28 August 2006.

30 Aug 2006

Henrik Auth: Cash processing and protection against counterfeiting

Opening speech by Henrik Auth, Deputy Governor of Magyar Nemzeti Bank (the central bank of Hungary), at the first currency issuance conference at Magyar Nemzeti Bank on cash processing and protection against counterfeiting, Budapest, 1 June 2006.

28 Aug 2006

Ian J Macfarlane: Medium-term considerations and the curent economic situation in Australia

Opening statement by Mr Ian J Macfarlane, Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, to the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics, Finance and Public Administration, Sydney, 18 August 2006.

28 Aug 2006

T T Mboweni: Overview of the South African economy

Address by Mr T T Mboweni, Governor of the South African Reserve Bank, at the 86th Ordinary General Meeting of shareholders, Pretoria, 23 August 2006.

28 Aug 2006

Zeti Akhtar Aziz: Strategic positioning in a changing environment

Keynote address by Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz, Governor of the Central Bank of Malaysia, at the 2006 Dialogue Session with Insurers and Takaful Operators, Kuala Lumpur, 22 August 2006.

28 Aug 2006

Zeti Akhtar Aziz: Recent initiatives to promote financial inclusion

Speech by Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz, Governor of the Central Bank of Malaysia, at the 2006 Graduation Ceremony of the Malaysian Insurance Institute, Kuala Lumpur, 19 August 2006.

28 Aug 2006

William L Rutledge: Supervisory perspectives on compliance for international banks operating in the United States

Remarks by Mr William L Rutledge, Executive Vice President of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, at the Conference of State Bank Supervisors and the Institute of International Bankers, New York City, 25 July 2006.

25 Aug 2006

Ewart S Williams: Inflation in Trinidad and Tobago

Opening remarks by Mr Ewart S Williams, Governor of the Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago, at the launch of the Bank's Education Pamphlet No. 2 - 'Inflation' Port-of-Spain, 8 August 2006.

25 Aug 2006

Sir K Dwight Venner: Recent financial and economic developments in the Eastern Caribbean

Presentation by Sir K Dwight Venner, Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank, on the ECCB 2005/06 Annual Report, St Kitts, 28 June 2006.

25 Aug 2006

Paul A Acquah: Evaluating the banking system in Ghana

Keynote address by Dr Paul A Acquah, Governor of the Bank of Ghana, at the Fifth Banking Awards Ceremony, Accra, 6 May 2006.

25 Aug 2006

Paul A Acquah: Overview of the economy in Ghana

Opening remarks by Dr Paul A Acquah, Governor of the Bank of Ghana, at the Consultative Group Meeting, Accra, 21 June 2006.

25 Aug 2006

Paul A Acquah: The emerging Ghanaian banking environment

Address by Dr Paul A Acquah, Governor of the Bank of Ghana, at the official opening of Guaranty Trust Bank Ghana Ltd. and commissioning of its head office building, Accra, 26 June 2006.

25 Aug 2006

Mohd Razif bin Abd Kadir: Malaysia's position as an international Islamic financial centre

Closing keynote address by Mr Mohd Razif bin Abd Kadir, Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Malaysia, at the Malaysian Islamic Finance - Issuers and Investors Forum 2006, Kuala Lumpur, 15 August 2006.

24 Aug 2006

Zeti Akhtar Aziz: Recent developments in Islamic finance in Malaysia

Keynote address by Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz, Governor of the Central Bank of Malaysia, at the Malaysian Islamic Finance Issuers and Investors Forum 2006, Kuala Lumpur, 14 August 2006.

24 Aug 2006

Amando M Tetangco, Jr: Innovative and efficient delivery channels for banking services in the Philippines

Remarks by Mr Amando M Tetangco, Jr, Governor of the Central Bank of the Philippines (Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas), at the launch of GlobeQUEST TouchPoint, Makati City, 4 August 2006.

24 Aug 2006

Marion Williams: Basel II - implementation of the New Capital Accord in Barbados

Remarks by Dr Marion Williams, Governor of the Central Bank of Barbados, at a conference on Basel II, Bridgetown, 10 July 2006.