Speeches by category

Central bankers' speeches - Jul to Sep 2007

Date Titles
13 Sep 2007

Tarisa Watanagase: Emerging markets in financial globalization ¿ striking the right balance for liberalization

Luncheon address by Dr Tarisa Watanagase, Governor of the Bank of Thailand, at the conference "Asian Banking ¿ Challenges and Opportunities", San Francisco, 6 September 2007.

13 Sep 2007

Rundheersing Bheenick: Escaping the fate of the Dodo

Address by Mr Rundheersing Bheenick, Governor of the Bank of Mauritius, on the occasion of the Commemoration Dinner for the 40th Anniversary of the Bank of Mauritius, Bank of Mauritius, 24 August 2007.

13 Sep 2007

Lucas Papademos: Inflation and competitiveness divergences in the euro area countries: causes, consequences and policy responses

Speech by Mr Lucas Papademos, Vice-President of the European Central Bank, at the conference "The ECB and its Watchers IX", Frankfurt am Main, 7 September 2007.

13 Sep 2007

Toshiro Muto: Challenges facing Japan's economy ¿ a case for structural reform

Speech by Mr Toshiro Muto, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Japan, at the Japan Society, London, 7 September 2007.

12 Sep 2007

Erkki Liikanen: Southern engines of global growth ¿ China, India, Brazil and South Africa

Opening remarks by Mr Erkki Liikanen, Governor of the Bank of Finland, at the UNU-WIDER Conference, Helsinki, 7 September 2007.

12 Sep 2007

Rasheed Mohammed Al Maraj: The role Islamic financial institutions play in financing development projects

Speech by His Excellency Rasheed Mohammed Al Maraj, Governor of the Central Bank of Bahrain, at the Regional Forum on the Role of Islamic Financial Institutions in Financing for Development, Manama, 4 September 2007.

12 Sep 2007

Bandid Nijathaworn: Quantitative models and tools for good risk management

Opening address by Dr Bandid Nijathaworn, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Thailand, at the 2nd SEACEN-OCC Advanced Seminar on Quantitative Techniques for Macro Surveillance and Determining Resilience of the Banking Sector, Bangkok, 3 September 2007.

12 Sep 2007

Randall S Kroszner: Analyzing and assessing banking crises

Speech by Mr Randall S Kroszner, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, Conference on the Asian Financial Crisis Revisited, San Francisco, 6 September 2007.

12 Sep 2007

Frederic S Mishkin: Outlook and risks for the US economy

Remarks by Mr Frederic S Mishkin, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, to the Money Marketeers of New York University, New York, 10 September 2007.

11 Sep 2007

Jean-Claude Trichet: The euro area and its monetary policy

Address by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, at the conference "The ECB and its Watchers IX", Frankfurt am Main, 7 September 2007.

11 Sep 2007

T T Mboweni: Artistic science or scientific art? - The role of forecasting in monetary policy formulation

Address by Mr T T Mboweni, Governor of the South African Reserve Bank, at the Reuters Economist of the Year Award, Johannesburg, 6 September 2007.

11 Sep 2007

Y V Reddy: Monetary policy developments in India - an overview

Address by Dr Y V Reddy, Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, at the Sveriges Riksbank, Stockholm, 7 September 2007.

11 Sep 2007

Vittorio Corbo: Monetary policy and international financial markets

Presentation by Mr Vittorio Corbo, Governor of the Central Bank of Chile, in the Conference "Economic Projections - Chile: Economic Growth with Social Inclusion", Santiago, 28 August 2007.

11 Sep 2007

Jarle Bergo: The economic situation, global uncertainty and monetary policy

Speech by Mr Jarle Bergo, Deputy Governor of Norges Bank (Central Bank of Norway), at the Annual General Meeting of ACI Norge - The Financial Markets Association, Oslo, 6 September 2007.

10 Sep 2007

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 am Main, 6 September 2007.

10 Sep 2007

Stefan Ingves: Housing and monetary policy - a view from an inflation

Speech by Mr Stefan Ingves, Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank, at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City's Economic Symposium, Jackson Hole, Wyoming, 1 September 2007.

10 Sep 2007

Savenaca Narube: Brief overview of the Fiji economy and monetary policy

Opening address by Mr Savenaca Narube, Governor of the Reserve Bank of Fiji, at the official opening of the Westpac Branch, Port Denarau, 3 September 2007.

10 Sep 2007

Kazumasa Iwata: Housing and monetary policy in Japan

Summary of a speech by Mr Kazumasa Iwata, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Japan, at the Panel Session "Housing and Monetary Policy" at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City's Economic Symposium, Jackson Hole, Wyoming, 1 September 2007.

10 Sep 2007

Toshiro Muto: How do central banks make decisions? - monetary policy by committee

Summary of a speech by Mr Toshiro Muto, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Japan, at the Spring Meeting of the Japan Society of Monetary Economics, Chiba, 12 May 2007.

3 Sep 2007

Zamani Abdul Ghani: Significant trends surrounding the takaful industry

Opening address by Mr Zamani Abdul Ghani, Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Malaysia, at The 3rd International Convention on Takaful and Retakaful, Kuala Lumpur, 29 August 2007.

3 Sep 2007

Amando M Tetangco, Jr: Promoting the safety and efficiency of the financial system - a steady commitment to reforms

Speech by Mr Amando M Tetangco, Jr, Governor of the Central Bank of the Philippines (Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas), at the International Conference on the Safety and Efficiency of the Financial System, Mandaluyong City, 27 August 2007.

3 Sep 2007

Amando M Tetangco, Jr: Efforts to provide an integrated national payments and settlements system

Remarks by Mr Amando M Tetangco, Jr, Governor of the Central Bank of the Philippines (Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas), at the Signing of the MOA on the Intercon. of PDS Settlem. Highway (PSH) & BSP PhilPaSS, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, Manila, 29 Aug 2007.

3 Sep 2007

Zeti Akhtar Aziz: The international dimension of Islamic finance

Keynote address by Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz, Governor of the Central Bank of Malaysia, at the 2007 INCEIF Global Forum "Leadership in Global Finance - The Emerging Islamic Horizon", Kuala Lumpur, 30 August 2007.

3 Sep 2007

Ben S Bernanke: Housing, housing finance, and monetary policy

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 Economic Symposium, Jackson Hole, Wyoming, 31 August 2007.

29 Aug 2007

Jean-Claude Trichet: Productivity in the euro area and monetary policy

Speech by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, for the Special Lecture at the 22nd Annual Congress of the European Economic Association, Budapest, 27 August 2007.

29 Aug 2007

Zeti Akhtar Aziz: Potential for new linkages and opportunities between Japan and Malaysia

Speech by Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz, Governor of the Central Bank of Malaysia, at the Malaysia-Japan Business Forum "Enhancing New Linkages And Opportunities", Kuala Lumpur, 24 August 2007.

29 Aug 2007

Ric Battellino: Central bank market operations

Address by Mr Ric Battellino, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, to the Retail Financial Services Forum, Sydney, 28 August 2007.

29 Aug 2007

Pierre Duguay: The Bank of Canada's research agenda and the future of inflation targeting

Remarks by Mr Pierre Duguay, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Canada, to the Canadian Association for Business Economics, Kingston, Ontario, 27 August 2007.

29 Aug 2007

Thomas Jordan: Monetary policy and government debt ¿ different perspectives

Summary of a speech by Mr Thomas Jordan, Member of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank, at the 13th Zermatter Symposium, Zermatt, 28 August 2007.

24 Aug 2007

Zhou Xiaochuan: Supporting the efforts of energy conservation and reduction of pollutant emissions through financial markets

Abstract of an article by Mr Zhou Xiaochuan, Governor of the People's Bank of China, published in Green Leave Magazine.

24 Aug 2007

Ardian Fullani: Does central bank transparency reduce interest rates?

Speech by Mr Ardian Fullani, Governor of the Bank of Albania, at the seminar: Does Central Bank Transparency Reduce Interest Rates?, Tirana, 22 August 2007.

24 Aug 2007

Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile: Plans for a common platform integrating East African financial markets

Speech by Mr Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile, Governor of the Bank of Uganda, at the opening of the stakeholders workshop on developing the 5-year Financial Markets Development Plan, Kampala, 15 August 2007.

24 Aug 2007

Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile: Closing remarks at the Financial Markets Development Stakeholders Workshop

Remarks by Mr Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile, Governor of the Bank of Uganda, at the cocktail of the stakeholders workshop on developing the 5-year Financial Markets Development Plan, Kampala, 15 August 2007.

22 Aug 2007

Christian Noyer: Monetary policy, the French economy and its outlook

Introductory letter by Mr Christian Noyer, Governor of the Bank of France, to the Bank of France's Annual Report 2006, submitted to the President of the French Republic, the President of the Senate & the President of the National Assembly, 1 August 2007.

22 Aug 2007

Mario Draghi: Fact-finding preliminary to the examination of the Economic and Financial Planning Document for the period 2008-2011

Testimony of Mr Mario Draghi, Governor of the Bank of Italy, at the Joint Session of the Fifth Committees of the Italian Senate and Chamber of Deputies, Rome, 16 July 2007.

22 Aug 2007

Glenn Stevens: Recent economic and financial developments in Australia

Opening statement by Mr Glenn Stevens, Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, to the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics, Finance and Public Administration, Gold Coast, 17 August 2007.

22 Aug 2007

Njuguna Ndung'u: Implementation of Basel II, risk management framework within banks and the prevention of financial crime

Address by Prof Njuguna Ndung'u, Governor of the Central Bank of Kenya, at the opening of the 7th East African Banking School, Nairobi, 20 August 2007.

22 Aug 2007

L Wilson Kamit: Brief review of economic developments in Papua New Guinea

Speech by Mr L Wilson Kamit, CBE, Governor and Chairman of the Board of the Bank of Papua New Guinea, on the occasion of the Payment of the 2006 Bank of Papua New Guinea Dividend to the Government, Port Moresby, 9 August 2007.

22 Aug 2007

W A Wijewardena: Central banking nearly six decades after John Exter

Speech by Mr W A Wijewardena, Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, Colombo, 20 August 2007.

20 Aug 2007

Paul A Acquah: Fifty years of central banking in Ghana

Welcome address by Dr Paul A Acquah, Governor of the Bank of Ghana, at the Bank of Ghana's 50th Anniversary Celebrations Launch, Accra, 31 July 2007.