Speeches by category

Central bankers' speeches - Jul to Sep 2008

Date Titles
1 Sep 2008

Jameel Khadaroo: Future developments in the banking and financial sector in Mauritius

Address by Dr Jameel Khadaroo, Second Deputy Governor of the Bank of Mauritius, at the University of Technology Mauritius, Port Louis, 25 August 2008.

28 Aug 2008

Mario Draghi: Deep interdependence - the transatlantic economy and its prospects

Speech by Mr Mario Draghi, Governor of the Bank of Italy, at the Aspen Institute Italia International Conference 'Italy, Europe and the US - the transatlantic link and its future', Rome, 1 July 2008.

28 Aug 2008

Philipp Hildebrand: Lessons from the financial market turbulence

Summary of a speech by Mr Philipp Hildebrand, Vice-Chairman of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank, at the Jefferies prize-giving ceremony, Zurich, 27 August 2008.

28 Aug 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, Osaka, 25 August 2008.

28 Aug 2008

Lucas Papademos: The economic outlook, financial market developments and prospects

Address by Mr Lucas Papademos, Vice-President of the European Central Bank, at the Conferencia Buenos Aires 2008, organised by the Americas Society and the Council of the Americas, Buenos Aires, 27 August 2008.

28 Aug 2008

David Longworth: Work in progress - the Bank of Canada's response to the financial turbulence

Remarks by Mr David Longworth, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Canada, to the Canadian Association for Business Economics, Kingston, Ontario, 26 August 2008.

26 Aug 2008

Ben S Bernanke: Reducing systemic risk

Speech 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 Annual Economic Symposium, Jackson Hole, Wyoming, 22 August 2008.

26 Aug 2008

Mario Draghi: An overview of banking in Italy

Address by Mr Mario Draghi, Governor of the Bank of Italy, at the Italian Banking Association Annual Meeting, Rome, 9 July 2008.

26 Aug 2008

Durmus Yilmaz: Press conference for the presentation of the Inflation Report

Speech by Mr Durmus Yilmaz, Governor of the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey, at the press conference presenting the third issue of the Inflation Report, Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey, Ankara, 28 July 2008.

26 Aug 2008

Sada Reddy: Tourism in Fiji's economy

Presentation by Mr Sada Reddy, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of Fiji, to the Fiji Tourism Forum 2008, Suva, 22 August 2008.

26 Aug 2008

Svante Öberg: The economic situation

Speech by Mr Svante Öberg, Deputy Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank, at the KOMMEK fair, Malmö, 21 August 2008.

19 Aug 2008

Zeti Akhtar Aziz: Basel II implementation and the development of Asia's financial system - experiences, challenges and regional cooperation

Keynote address by Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz, Governor of the Central Bank of Malaysia, at the 4th SEACEN/ABAC/ABA/PECC Public-Private Dialogue for the Asia Pacific Region, Kuala Lumpur, 18 August 2008.

19 Aug 2008

L Wilson Kamit: Central bank independence - the first seven years

Paper presented by Mr L Wilson Kamit, CBE, Governor of the Bank of Papua New Guinea, at the 2008 Waigani Seminar, University of Papua New Guinea, Port Moresby, 14 August 2008.

19 Aug 2008

Ewart S Williams: The impact of global events on the Caribbean economies

Address by Mr Ewart S Williams, Governor of the Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago, at the ICATT 26th Annual Caribbean Conference, Port-of-Spain, 27 June 2008.

19 Aug 2008

Ajith Nivard Cabraal: Foreign exchange reserve management

Inaugural address by Mr Ajith Nivard Cabraal, Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, at the SAARCFINANCE seminar on Foreign Exchange Reserve Management, org. by the Centre for Banking Studies of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, Colombo, 15 August 2008.

19 Aug 2008

Denny H Kalyalya: Financial access and sustainability of financial services in Zambia

Paper presented by Dr Denny H Kalyalya, Deputy Governor Operations, Bank of Zambia, at The Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants Annual Business Conference, Livingstone, 7-8 August 2008.

14 Aug 2008

Tarisa Watanagase: Searching for a second wind - overcoming short-term obstacles for long-term prosperity

Dinner talk by Dr Tarisa Watanagase, Governor of the Bank of Thailand, at the Foreign Correspondents Club of Thailand, Bangkok, 24 July 2008.

14 Aug 2008

Linah K Mohohlo: Monetary policy framework and objectives in Botswana

Speech by Ms Linah K Mohohlo, Governor of the Bank of Botswana, at the mid-term review of the 2008 Monetary Policy Statement, Gaborone, 24 July 2008.

14 Aug 2008

Ferenc Karvalits: Challenges of monetary policy - a global perspective and the Hungarian situation

Speech by Mr Ferenc Karvalits, Deputy Governor of Magyar Nemzeti Bank (the central bank of Hungary), at the 46th Economic Conference, organised by the Hungarian Economic Association, Budapest, 28 June 2008.

14 Aug 2008

Ric Battellino: Inquiry into competition in the banking and non-banking sectors

Opening comments by Mr Ric Battelino, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, to the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics, Sydney, 14 August 2008.

14 Aug 2008

Bandid Nijathaworn: The pursuit of monetary and financial stability in emerging market economies

Speech by Dr Bandid Nijathaworn, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Thailand, at a Public Lecture at the Centre for Banking Studies of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, Colombo, 23 July 2008.

12 Aug 2008

Zeti Akhtar Aziz: Growing significance of Islamic finance

Opening remarks by Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz, Governor of the Central Bank of Malaysia, at the Malaysian Islamic Finance 2008 Issuers and Investors Forum - ISSUER'S DAY (Launch of the MIFC Global Communications campaign), Kuala Lumpur, 11 August 2008.

12 Aug 2008

Linah K Mohohlo: Promoting competitive, cost-effective banking in Botswana

Keynote speech by Ms Linah K Mohohlo, Governor of the Bank of Botswana, at the official launch of Capital Bank Lilmited GICC, Gaborone, 28 May 2008.

12 Aug 2008

Rundheersing Bheenick: 'Thou art translated'

Address by Mr Rundheersing Bheenick, Governor of the Bank of Mauritius, on the occasion of the re-branding of First City Bank Ltd to Bank One Ltd, Port Louis, 8 August 2008.

12 Aug 2008

Bandid Nijathaworn: Is climate change a big deal for the financial system?

Speech by Dr Bandid Nijathaworn, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Thailand, at Bank Indonesia's Annual International Seminar on 'Macroeconomic Impact of Climate Change: Opportunities and Challenges', Bali, 2 August 2008.

12 Aug 2008

Heng Swee Keat: Developments in Asia and Singapore's insurance industry

Keynote address by Mr Heng Swee Keat, Managing Director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, at the GE/FICS Award Ceremony, Singapore, 24 July 2008.

8 Aug 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, 7 August 2008.

8 Aug 2008

V Leeladhar: The payment and settlement system in India

Special address by Mr V Leeladhar, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, at the Conclave on Indian Banking - Vision 2010, organised by the Indian Banks Association, Mumbai, 1 August 2008.

8 Aug 2008

Sada Reddy: Improving access to money in Fiji

Address by Mr Sada Reddy, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of Fiji, at the official opening of ANZ ATM No. 70, Nasese, 5 August 2008.

8 Aug 2008

Paul Tucker: Remarks on "Making Monetary Policy by Committee"

Discussant remarks by Mr Paul Tucker, Executive Director and Member of the Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England, on "Making Monetary Policy by Committee" by Alan Blinder, at the Bank of Canada Conference, Ottawa, 22-23 July 2008.

8 Aug 2008

V Leeladhar: The Indian banking industry - a retrospect of select aspects

Address by Mr V Leeladhar, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, on the occasion of the birth-centenary celebrations of Mr M Ct M Chettyar, founder of the Indian Overseas Bank, Chennai, 2 August 2008.

31 Jul 2008

Timothy F Geithner: Systemic risk and financial markets

Testimony of Mr Timothy F Geithner, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, before the Committee on Financial Services, US House of Representatives, Washington DC, 24 July 2008.

31 Jul 2008

Masaaki Shirakawa: The recent economic and financial developments and their outlook, and the conduct of monetary policy in Japan

Summary of a speech given by Mr Masaaki Shirakawa, Governor of the Bank of Japan, to the Naigai Josei Chousa Kai (Research Institute of Japan), Tokyo, 18 July 2008.

31 Jul 2008

Alan Bollard: Flexibility and the limits to inflation targeting

Speech by Dr Alan Bollard, Governor of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand, at a private function, Auckland, 30 July 2008.

31 Jul 2008

Amando M Tetangco, Jr: Building a stronger economy through microfinance

Speech by Mr Amando M Tetangco, Jr, Governor of the Central Bank of the Philippines (Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas), at the Conference on Microfinance: Powering Innovations in Microfinance, Asian Development Bank, Manila, 24 July 2008.

31 Jul 2008

Charles Bean: Business surveys and monetary policy

Speech by Mr Charles Bean, Deputy Governor (Monetary Policy) of the Bank of England, at the CBI Industrial Trends Survey 50th Anniversary Reception, Centre Point, London, 24 July 2008.

31 Jul 2008

Frederic S Mishkin: Whither Federal Reserve communications

Speech by Mr Frederic S Mishkin, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, Washington, DC, 28 July 2008.

31 Jul 2008

Kevin M Warsh: Remarks on covered bond framework

Speech by Mr Kevin M Warsh, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the US Department of the Treasury Press Conference on Covered Bond Framework, Washington DC, 28 July 2008.

25 Jul 2008

Mario Draghi: Fact-finding preliminary to the examination of the Economic and Financial Planning Document for the years 2009-2013

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, 2 July 2008.

25 Jul 2008

Amando M Tetangco, Jr: Overview of the Philippine economy against the background of a difficult global environment

Remarks by Mr Amando M Tetangco, Jr, Governor of the Central Bank of the Philippines (Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas), at the Foreign Correspondents Association of the Philippines (FOCAP), Manila, 23 July 2008.