Speeches by category

Central bankers' speeches - Jul to Sep 2008

Date Titles
16 Sep 2008

Randall S Kroszner: The United States in the international financial system - a separate reality? Resolving two puzzles in the international accounts

Speech by Mr Randall S Kroszner, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Fed. Res. System, at the CB of Argentina 2008 Money and Banking Conference 'Financial turbulence - impact on developed and emerging economies', Buenos Aires, 1 September 2008.

16 Sep 2008

Thomas M Hoenig: Central banks: changing markets - changing mandates

Speech by Mr Thomas M Hoenig, President & CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, 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

Durmus Yilmaz: Food prices and inflation

Speech by Mr Durmus Yilmaz, Governor of the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey, at the Central Bank of Argentina 2008 Money and Banking Conference 'Financial turbulence - impact on developed and emerging economies', Buenos Aires, 1 September 2008.

15 Sep 2008

Jean-Claude Trichet: The European Regulatory and Supervisory Framework - the views of the ECB

Speech by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, at the 2008 Eurofi Conference, Nice, 11 September 2008.

15 Sep 2008

Erkki Liikanen: The tenth anniversary of the euro - a time to reflect

Speech by Mr Erkki Liikanen, Governor of the Bank of Finland, at the Professor Ragnar Nurkse seminars, Bank of Estonia, Tallin, 10 September 2008.

15 Sep 2008

Henrique Meirelles: Challenges for monetary policy - Brazil and the international context

Speech by Mr Henrique Meirelles, Governor of the Central Bank of Brazil, at the Conference 'The Impact of Brazil on the Global Scenario', Sao Paulo, 10 July 2008.

15 Sep 2008

Njuguna Ndung'u: Mobile phone banking services in Kenya

Address by Prof Njuguna Ndung'u, Governor of the Central Bank of Kenya, at the Launch of Equity Bank Mobile Phone Banking Service, Nairobi, 3 September 2008.

15 Sep 2008

Gertrude Tumpel-Gugerell: EU priorities for investment funds and EU securities infrastructures

Speech by Ms Gertrude Tumpel-Gugerell, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, at the EUROFI Conference, Nice, 11 September 2008.

15 Sep 2008

Donald L Kohn: Comments on 'Financial Regulation in a System Context', 'Beyond Leveraged Losses: The Balance Sheet Effects of the Home Price Downturn' and 'The Central Role of House Prices in the Financial Crisis'

Speech by Mr Donald L Kohn, Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Brookings Panel on Economic Activity, Washington DC, 11 September 2008.

11 Sep 2008

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

Speech by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, before the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee of the European Parliament, Brussels, 10 September 2008.

11 Sep 2008

Amando M Tetangco, Jr: The Credit Surety Fund - sustaining economic growth through increased credit flows

Speech by Mr Amando M Tetangco, Jr, Governor of the Central Bank of the Philippines (Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas), at the Launching of the Credit Surety Fund Program, Trece Martirez City, Cavite, 27 August 2008.

11 Sep 2008

Njuguna Ndung'u: The role of banking and finance in regional integration

Address by Prof Njuguna Ndung'u, Governor of the Central Bank of Kenya, at the Banking and Finance Conference, Nairobi, 18 August 2008.

11 Sep 2008

Thomas Jordan: Mortgage financing and the risks of a credit crunch in Switzerland and abroad

Summary of a speech by Mr Thomas Jordan, Member of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank, at the Schweizer Ökonomentag, University of Zurich, 10 September 2008.

11 Sep 2008

Jose Manuel Gonzalez-Paramo: Some lessons from the global financial turmoil

Speech by Mr Jose Manuel Gonzalez-Paramo, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, at the IIF Conference on 'Global Financial Turmoil: Next Steps for the Industry', London, 9 September 2008.

11 Sep 2008

Gertrude Tumpel-Gugerell: SEPA for cards

Speech by Ms Gertrude Tumpel-Gugerell, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, at the EFMA Conference on Cards and Payments 'SEPA calls for an additional European card scheme', Paris, 9 September 2008.

10 Sep 2008

Ben S Bernanke: Remarks on historically black colleges and universities

Speech by Mr Ben S Bernanke, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the 2008 National Historically Black Colleges and Universities Week Conference, Washington DC, 9 September 2008.

10 Sep 2008

Njuguna Ndung'u: Combating money laundering and the financing of terrorism

Address by Prof Njuguna Ndung'u, Governor of the Central Bank of Kenya, at the cocktail to usher in the Eastern and Southern Africa Anti-Money Laundering Group (ESAAMLG) 16th Taskforce meeting of senior officials, Mombasa, 18 August 2008.

10 Sep 2008

Philipp M Hildebrand: Albert Gallatin, one of the financial founding fathers - what can we learn from him today?

Speech by Mr Philipp M Hildebrand, Vice-Chairman of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank, at the Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce, Geneva, 10 September 2008.

10 Sep 2008

X P Guma: The South African economy and financial markets - outlook, risks and policy responses

Address by Dr X P Guma, Deputy Governor of the South African Reserve Bank, to the South Africa Economic Conference 'Business Unusual', Johannesburg, 4 September 2008.

10 Sep 2008

Jürgen Stark: Economic perspectives and monetary policy

Speech by Mr Jürgen Stark, Member of the Executive Board and the Governing Council of the European Central Bank, at Fionia Bank Investment Conference, Nyborg, Denmark, 8 September 2008.

10 Sep 2008

Gertrude Tumpel-Gugerell: What is the role of central banks for banking supervision?

Introductory remarks by Ms Gertrude Tumpel-Gugerell, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, at the panel discussion at the ZEIT Konferenz 'Finanzplatz: Menschen und Entscheidungen', Frankfurt am Main, 8 September 2008.

9 Sep 2008

Jean-Claude Trichet: Risk and the macro-economy

Keynote address by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, at the conference 'The ECB and its Watchers X', Frankfurt am Main, 5 September 2008.

9 Sep 2008

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, 4 September 2008.

9 Sep 2008

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, Melbourne, 8 September 2008.

9 Sep 2008

Jose Manuel Gonzalez-Paramo: Globalisation, macroeconomic stability and monetary policy at a time of financial turmoil

Speech by Mr Jose Manuel Gonzalez-Paramo, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, at the FCAVN Seminar on 'Globalisation in the XXI Century: Challenges and Dilemmas', San Sebastian, 5 September 2008.

9 Sep 2008

Jürgen Stark: Monetary policy during the financial turmoil - what have we learned?

Speech by Mr Jürgen Stark, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, at the conference 'The ECB and its Watchers X', Frankfurt am Main, 5 September 2008.

4 Sep 2008

Masaaki Shirakawa: Technological innovation and central banks

Speech by Mr Masaaki Shirakawa, Governor of the Bank of Japan, at the Graduate School of Economics of Nagoya University, Nagoya, 2 September 2008.

4 Sep 2008

Masaaki Shirakawa: Recent economic and financial developments and the conduct of monetary policy

Speech by Mr Masaaki Shirakawa, Governor of the Bank of Japan, at a meeting with business leaders, Nagoya, 2 September 2008.

4 Sep 2008

Rundheersing Bheenick: All change now

Address by Mr Rundheersing Bheenick, Governor of the Bank of Mauritius, on the occasion of the re-branding of South East Asian Bank Ltd as Bramer Banking Corporation Ltd, Port Louis, 29 August 2008.

4 Sep 2008

Andres Sutt: Emerging energy markets - key issues

Introductory remarks by Mr Andres Sutt, Deputy Governor of Eesti Pank (Bank of Estonia), at the GIC/MKM/Eesti Bank Conference on emerging energy markets, Tallinn, 21 August 2008.

4 Sep 2008

Gertrude Tumpel-Gugerell: Moving ahead with the SEPA direct debit scheme

Speech by Ms Gertrude Tumpel-Gugerell, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, at the EPC Coordination Committee offsite meeting, Château-de-Limelette, 3 September 2008.

3 Sep 2008

Amando M Tetangco, Jr: A job well done, all things considered

Closing remarks by Mr Amando M Tetangco, Jr, Governor of the Central Bank of the Philippines (Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas), at the BSP's Mid-year Organizational Performance Review Session, Manila, 23 August 2008.

3 Sep 2008

Thomas Jordan: Monetary policy - achieving a balance between inflation and growth

Summary of a speech by Mr Thomas Jordan, Member of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank, at the annual meeting of the Swiss Venture Club, Berne, 2 September 2008.

3 Sep 2008

Radovan Jelasic: Start of the ECB/ESCB needs analysis programme in Belgrade

Introductory statement by Mr Radovan Jelasic, Governor of the National Bank of Serbia, at the press conference on the occasion of the signing of the protocol between the European Central Bank, the National Bank of Serbia, the European Agency for Reconstruction and the Delegation of the European Commission to the Republic of Serbia, Belgrade, 1 September 2008.

3 Sep 2008

Gertrude Tumpel-Gugerell: Start of the ECB/ESCB needs analysis programme in Belgrade

Introductory statement by Ms Gertrude Tumpel-Gugerell, Member of the Executive Board and of the Governing Council of the European Central Bank, at the Press conference on the occasion of the signing of the protocol between the European Central Bank, the National Bank of Serbia, the European Agency for Reconstruction and the Delegation of the European Commission to the Republic of Serbia, Belgrade, 1 September 2008.

3 Sep 2008

Shyamala Gopinath: Launch of currency futures by NSE

Remarks by Ms Shyamala Gopinath, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, at the launch of currency futures by National Stock Exchange of India (NSE), Mumbai, 29 August 2008.

1 Sep 2008

Mario Draghi: The current crisis and beyond

Remarks by Mr Mario Draghi, Governor of the Bank of Italy and Chairman of the Financial Stability Forum, at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City Symposium, Jackson Hole, 22 August 2008.

1 Sep 2008

Nils Bernstein: Actions taken over Roskilde Bank

Introductory statement by Mr Nils Bernstein, Governor of the National Bank of Denmark, at the press conference about Roskilde Bank, Copenhagen, 27 August 2008.

1 Sep 2008

Boediono: Macroeconomic impact of climate change - opportunities and challenges (Keynote speech)

Keynote speech by Prof Dr Boediono, Governor of Bank Indonesia, at Bank Indonesia's Annual International Seminar on 'Macroeconomic impact of climate change - opportunities and challenges', Nusa Dua, Bali, 1-2 August 2008.

1 Sep 2008

Miranda S Goeltom: Macroeconomic impact of climate change - opportunities and challenges (Closing remarks)

Closing remarks by Prof Dr Miranda S Goeltom, Senior Deputy Governor of Bank Indonesia, at Bank Indonesia's Annual International Seminar on 'Macroeconomic impact of climate change - opportunities and challenges', Nusa Dua, Bali, 1-2 August 2008.