Speeches by category

Central bankers' speeches - Jul to Sep 2008

Date Titles
30 Sep 2008

Axel A Weber: Financial markets and monetary policy

Speech by Professor Axel A Weber, President of the Deutsche Bundesbank, at the CEPR/ESI 12th Annual Conference "The Evolving Financial System and the Transmission Mechanism of Monetary Policy", co-organised by the BIS, Basel, 25-26 September 2008.

30 Sep 2008

Mark Carney: Reflections on recent international economic developments

Remarks by Mr Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of Canada, to the Canadian Club of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, 25 September 2008.

30 Sep 2008

Ajith Nivard Cabraal: The role of productivity improvement in achieving economic prosperity

Keynote address by Mr Ajith Nivard Cabraal, Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, at the Annual General Meeting 2007/08 of the International Chamber of Commerce Sri Lanka, Colombo, 17 September 2008.

30 Sep 2008

Lorenzo Bini Smaghi: Celebrating 50 years of Europe

Speech by Mr Lorenzo Bini Smaghi, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, at the Project Europe 2.0, Institute of International & European Affairs, Dublin, 25 September 2008.

30 Sep 2008

Jose Manuel Gonzalez-Paramo: Central banks and the financial turmoil

Speech by Mr Jose Manuel Gonzalez-Paramo, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the Eleventh Annual Intern. Banking Conf. "Credit Market Turmoil in 2007-08: Implications for Public Policy", Fed. RB of Chicago, Chicago, 25 September 2008.

25 Sep 2008

Ben S Bernanke: Economic outlook

Testimony of Mr Ben S Bernanke, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, before the Joint Economic Committee, US Congress, Washington DC, 24 September 2008.

25 Sep 2008

Jean-Claude Trichet: Interview with Hospodarske noviny

Interview with Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, conducted on 21 September 2008 in Bratislava by Ms Lubomira Rakova (Hospodarske noviny), and published on 23 September 2008.

25 Sep 2008

Stefan Ingves: Financial turbulence, monetary policy and inflation

Speech by Mr Stefan Ingves, Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank, to SACO, the Swedish Confederation of Professional Associations, Stockholm, 24 September 2008.

25 Sep 2008

Ardian Fullani: The banking system - promoter of economic development

Speech by Mr Ardian Fullani, Governor of the Bank of Albania, at the regional meeting "The banking system - promoter of economic development", Kukes, 12 September 2008.

25 Sep 2008

Hermann Remsperger: Fundamental issues of stabilising the financial system

Keynote speech by Professor Dr Hermann Remsperger, Member of the Executive Board of the Deutsche Bundesbank, at the conference on "Determinants and implications of the financial crisis" , Frankfurt am Main, 17 September 2008.

25 Sep 2008

Nout Wellink: Responding to uncertainty

Remarks by Dr Nout Wellink, President of the Netherlands Bank and Chairman of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, at the International Conference of Banking Supervisors 2008, Brussels, 24 September 2008.

24 Sep 2008

Ben S Bernanke: US financial markets

Testimony of Mr Ben S Bernanke, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, before the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, US Senate, Washington DC, 23 September 2008.

24 Sep 2008

Jean-Claude Trichet: The entry of Slovakia into the euro area

Speech by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, at the "Slovakia Euro Changeover Conference", Bratislava, 22 September 2008.

24 Sep 2008

Marion Williams: Governing the global financial system

Paper by Dr Marion Williams, Governor of the Central Bank of Barbados, for the Initiative for Policy Dialogue Task Force on Financial Market Regulation, coordinated by Columbia University, Manchester University, UK, 1-2 July 2008.

24 Sep 2008

Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile: Bank of Uganda's 5-Year Financial Markets Development Plan

Speech by Prof. Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile, Governor of the Bank of Uganda, at the launch of the 5-Year Financial Markets Development Plan, Kampala, 9 September 2008.

24 Sep 2008

John Gieve: The credit crunch and the UK economy

Speech by Sir John Gieve, Deputy Governor of the Bank of England, to the Family Office Leadership Summit, London, 22 September 2008.

23 Sep 2008

Jean-Claude Trichet: Inauguration of the "Euro exhibition" hosted by National Bank Slovakia

Speech by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, at the inauguration of the "Euro exhibition", hosted by National Bank Slovakia (Narodna banka Slovenska), Bratislava, 21 September 2008.

23 Sep 2008

Mugur Isarescu: Hard landing unlikely for Romania

Interview with Dr Mugur Isarescu, Governor of the National Bank of Romania, by Mediafax news agency, Bucharest, 8 September 2008.

23 Sep 2008

Radovan Jelasic: Payment card business in Serbia

Speech by Mr Radovan Jelasic, Governor of the National Bank of Serbia, at the Round Table Discussion on Payment Card Business, Belgrade, 17 September 2008.

23 Sep 2008

Amando M Tetangco, Jr: Strengthening our fight against money laundering & terrorist financing

Speech by Mr Amando M Tetangco, Jr, Governor of the CB of the Philippines (Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas), at the closing ceremonies of the EU-RP Anti-Money Laundering Project-Philippines, Central Bank of the Philippines, Manila, 12 September 2008.

23 Sep 2008

Barbro Wickman-Parak: Some reflections on the current situation

Speech by Ms Barbro Wickman-Parak, Deputy Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank, at Handelsbanken, Stockholm, 19 September 2008.

22 Sep 2008

Axel A Weber: Current developments in the financial system

Welcoming remarks by Professor Axel A Weber, President of the Deutsche Bundesbank, at the 5th Bundesbank Lecture, Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Berlin, 16 September 2008.

22 Sep 2008

Mario Draghi: How to restore financial stability

Lecture by Mr Mario Draghi, Governor of the Bank of Italy and Chairman of the Financial Stability Forum, at the 5th Bundesbank Lecture, Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Berlin, 16 September 2008.

22 Sep 2008

Amando M Tetangco, Jr: The Philippines - addressing the challenges. Staying the course

Speech by Mr Amando M Tetangco, Jr, Governor of the Central Bank of the Philippines (Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas), at the Philippine Economic Briefing, Makati City, 17 September 2008.

22 Sep 2008

John Murray: Measuring inflation - methodology and misconceptions

Remarks by Mr John Murray, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Canada, to the Certified General Accountants of Ontario, Toronto, 18 September 2008.

22 Sep 2008

Paul Tucker: Money and credit, twelve months on

Speech by Mr Paul Tucker, Executive Director and Member of the Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England, at the Money, Macro and Finance Research Group 40th Annual Conference, Birkbeck College, London, 12 September 2008.

19 Sep 2008

Nout Wellink: Wim Duisenberg, financial turmoil, fit and proper, need for financial education

Speech by Dr Nout Wellink, President of the Netherlands Bank and Chairman of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, at the Opening of Duisenberg School of Finance, Amsterdam, 15 September 2008.

19 Sep 2008

Svein Gjedrem: Monetary policy from a historical perspective

Speech by Mr Svein Gjedrem, Governor of Norges Bank (Central Bank of Norway), at the conference to mark the 100th anniversary of the Association of Norwegian Economists, Oslo, 16 September 2008.

19 Sep 2008

Glenn Stevens: The director's cut - four important long-run themes

Address by Mr Glenn Stevens, Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, to the Australian Institute of Company Directors Luncheon, Sydney, 17 September 2008.

19 Sep 2008

T T Mboweni: Overview of the South African economy

Address by Mr T T Mboweni, Governor of the South African Reserve Bank, at the 88th ordinary general meeting of shareholders, Pretoria, 18 September 2008.

19 Sep 2008

Bandid Nijathaworn: How strong are Thai banks to weather the turmoil?

Keynote address by Dr Bandid Nijathaworn, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Thailand, at the Fitch Thailand's 2008 Annual Conference, 10 September 2008.

17 Sep 2008

Jean-Claude Trichet: Ehrenplaquette of the city of Frankfurt am Main - awarding ceremony

Speech by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the ECB, at the awarding ceremony of the Ehrenplaquette of the city of Frankfurt, Frankfurt am Main, 15 September 2008.

17 Sep 2008

Svein Gjedrem: Asset prices and economic policy

Address by Mr Svein Gjedrem, Governor of Norges Bank (Central Bank of Norway), at the Centre for Monetary Economics (CME)/BI Norwegian School of Management, Oslo, 12 September 2008.

17 Sep 2008

Philipp Hildebrand: Financial stability

Summary of a speech by Mr Philipp Hildebrand, Vice-Chairman of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank, at the Institut des Hautes Etudes Commerciales de Lausanne, Lausanne, 16 September 2008.

17 Sep 2008

Usha Thorat: Financial inclusion and information technology

Keynote address by Ms Usha Thorat, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, at the "Vision 2020 - Indian Financial Services Sector", hosted by NDTV, Mumbai, 12 September 2008.

17 Sep 2008

Lucas Papademos: China and the European Union - global economic challenges and policy responses

Speech by Mr Lucas Papademos, Vice-President of the European Central Bank, at the Hamburg Summit: "China meets Europe", Hamburg, 11 September 2008.

17 Sep 2008

Gertrude Tumpel-Gugerell: Priorities for EU infrastructures and prospects of transatlantic infrastructures

Speech by Ms Gertrude Tumpel-Gugerell, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, at the EUROFI Conference, Nice, 12 September 2008.

16 Sep 2008

Martin Redrado: Financial turbulence - impact on developed and emerging economies (opening address)

Opening address by Mr Martin Redrado, Governor of the Central Bank of Argentina, at the Central Bank of Argentina 2008 Money & Banking Conference 'Financial turbulence - impact on developed & emerging economies', Buenos Aires, 1 September 2008.

16 Sep 2008

Martin Redrado: Financial turbulence - impact on developed and emerging economies (closing address)

Closing address by Mr Martin Redrado, Governor of the Central Bank of Argentina, at the Central Bank of Argentina 2008 Money and Banking Conference 'Financial turbulence - impact on developed and emerging economies', Buenos Aires, 1 September 2008.

16 Sep 2008

Hu Xiaolian: Recent economic and financial developments in China

Remarks by Ms Hu Xiaolian, Deputy Governor of the People's Bank of China, at the Central Bank of Argentina 2008 Money and Banking Conference 'Financial turbulence - impact on developed and emerging economies', Buenos Aires, 1 September 2008.