Speeches by category

Central bankers' speeches - Jul to Sep 2008

Date Titles
25 Jul 2008

John Gieve: The financial cycle and the UK economy

Speech by Sir John Gieve, Deputy Governor of the Bank of England, at the London Stock Exchange, London, 18 July 2008.

25 Jul 2008

Jan F Qvigstad: Trends in monetary policy transparency … comments on Petra M Geraats' paper

Speech by Mr Jan F Qvigstad, Deputy Governor of Norges Bank (Central Bank of Norway), at the conference "International Experience with the Conduct of Monetary Policy under Inflation Targeting", hosted by Bank of Canada, Ottawa, 24 July 2008.

25 Jul 2008

Heng Swee Keat: A more challenging global and domestic economic environment

Opening remarks by Mr Heng Swee Keat, Managing Director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, at the Monetary Authority of Singapore's Annual Report 2007/2008 Press Conference, Singapore, 24 July 2008.

24 Jul 2008

Stanley Fischer: Challenges for Israel's banking system

Address by Professor Stanley Fischer, Governor of the Bank of Israel, to the Knesset Economic Affairs Committee, Jerusalem, 15 July 2008.

24 Jul 2008

Amando M Tetangco, Jr: Turning challenges into opportunities - the key to sustainable growth

Speech by Mr Amando M Tetangco, Jr, Governor of the Central Bank of the Philippines (Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas), at the BAIPHIL's Induction of Officers, Directors and Committee Chairpersons and the General Membership Meeting, Makati, 15 July 2008.

24 Jul 2008

L Wilson Kamit: Financial sector improvements in Papua New Guinea

Speech by Mr L Wilson Kamit, CBE, Governor of the Bank of Papua New Guinea, at the official opening of the Nambawan Super' Member Services Centre, Port Moresby, 11 July 2008.

24 Jul 2008

Nigel Jenkinson: Financial innovation - what have we learnt?

Speech by Mr Nigel Jenkinson, Executive Director, Financial Stability, Bank of England, to the Reserve Bank of Australia Conference on "Lessons from the Financial Turmoil of 2007 and 2008", Sydney, 14-15 July 2008.

24 Jul 2008

George Provopoulos: International financial turmoil and its impact on the Greek economy

Key remarks by Mr George Provopoulos, Governor of the Bank of Greece, at the meeting with the Presidency and Members of the Hellenic Federation of Enterprises, Athens, 14 July 2008.

22 Jul 2008

Mario Draghi: Monetary policy, expectations and financial markets

Text of the Central Bank Whitaker Lecture by Mr Mario Draghi, Governor of the Bank of Italy, Dublin, 18 July 2008.

22 Jul 2008

Mark Carney: Summary of the latest Monetary Policy Report

Opening statement by Mr Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of Canada, at a press conference following the release of the Monetary Policy Report Update, Ottawa, 17 July 2008.

22 Jul 2008

Jean-Claude Trichet: Interview with Le Figaro, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Irish Times and Jornal de Negocios

Interview with Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, by Jean Pierre Robin (Le Figaro), Benedikt Fehr (Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung), Paul Tansey (Irish Times) and Rui Jorge (Jornal de Negocios), conducted on 11 July 2008.

22 Jul 2008

Randall S Kroszner: Federal Reserve's initiatives to support minority-owned institutions and expand consumer protection

Speech by Mr Randall S Kroszner, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Minority Depository Institutions National Conference, Chicago, Illinois, 17 July 2008.

22 Jul 2008

José De Gregorio: Transparency and communications in modern central banking

Keynote speech by Mr José De Gregorio, Governor of the Central Bank of Chile, at the 10th Annual General Meeting of the Interamerican Economics and Finance Journalist Association (AIPEF), Santiago, 17 July 2008.

17 Jul 2008

John Hurley: Current state of the Irish economy

Opening statement by Mr John Hurley, Governor of the Central Bank and Financial Services Authority of Ireland, to the Joint Committee on Finance and the Public Service, Dublin, 15 July 2008.

17 Jul 2008

Amando M Tetangco, Jr: Implementing responsive monetary and banking policies

Keynote address by Mr Amando M Tetangco, Jr, Governor of the Central Bank of the Philippines (Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas), at the 2008 Awarding Ceremony for BSP Stakeholders, Manila, 11 July 2008.

17 Jul 2008

Rasheed Mohammed Al Maraj: Challenges for Islamic finance

Keynote address by His Excellency Rasheed Mohammed Al Maraj, Governor of the Central Bank of Bahrain, at the World Islamic Banking European Summit, London, 8 July 2008.

17 Jul 2008

Rundheersing Bheenick: The triumph of hope?

Opening address by Mr Rundheersing Bheenick, Governor of the Bank of Mauritius, at the 7th Meeting of Governors of the Eastern African Chapter of the Association of African Central Banks, Port Louis, 15 July 2008.

17 Jul 2008

X P Guma: Banking in Africa and its future outlook

Address by Dr X P Guma, Deputy Governor of the South African Reserve Bank, to the African Banking Congress 2008, Johannesburg, 8 July 2008.

16 Jul 2008

Lim Hng Kiang: Issues, challenges and opportunities presented by commodities

Speech by Mr Lim Hng Kiang, Deputy Chairman of the Monetary Authority of Singapore and Minister for Trade and Industry, at the Global Financial Market Summit, Singapore, 9 July 2008.

16 Jul 2008

Glenn Stevens: Challenges for economic policy

Address by Mr Glenn Stevens, Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, to the Anika Foundation Luncheon, supported by the Australian Business Economists and Macquarie Bank, Sydney, 16 July 2008.

16 Jul 2008

Joseph Yam: Competition and cooperation among global and regional financial centres

Congratulatory remarks by Mr Joseph Yam, Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, at the ACI Asia - The Financial Markets Association, Hong Kong, 11 July 2008.

16 Jul 2008

Zeti Akhtar Aziz: Enhancing SMEs' awareness on access to financing

Keynote address by Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz, Governor of the Central Bank of Malaysia, at the Banking Industry Seminar "Enhancing SMEs' Awareness on Access to Financing", Kuala Lumpur, 9 July 2008.

16 Jul 2008

L Wilson Kamit: Microfinancing in Papua New Guinea

Speech by Mr L Wilson Kamit, CBE, Governor of the Bank of Papua New Guinea, at the presentation of Banking Licence to Nationwide Microbank Limited and opening of its new Boroko branch, Boroko, 17 June 2008.

16 Jul 2008

Ben S Bernanke: Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress

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, 15 July 2008.

15 Jul 2008

Ignazio Visco: Divergence in monetary policies across the Atlantic?

Remarks by Mr Ignazio Visco, Deputy Director General of the Bank of Italy, at the policy panel of the CEDERS - 3rd Meeting on Open Macroeconomics and Development "The Euro Area, the Euro and the World Business Cycle", Aix-en-Provence, 3-4 July 2008.

15 Jul 2008

Jean-Claude Trichet: The current state of the euro area and its future

Speech by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, at the conference "The euro's 10th anniversary: history and presence of the euro", Munich, 10 July 2008.

15 Jul 2008

Amando M Tetangco, Jr: The growing significance of rural banking in the Philippines

Keynote address by Mr Amando M Tetangco, Jr, Governor of the Central Bank of the Philippines (Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas), at the inaugural reception of RBAP Board of Directors and Officers, Manila, 8 July 2008.

15 Jul 2008

L Wilson Kamit: Role of internal auditors in the Bank and supervised institutions

Keynote address by Mr L Wilson Kamit, CBE, Governor of the Bank of Papua New Guinea, for the 5th annual conference "Harnessing internal auditors for todays challenges", hosted by the Institute of Internal Auditors - PNG, Port Moresby, 12 June 2008.

15 Jul 2008

José Manuel González-Páramo: Financial systems, new technologies and productivity growth

Speech by Mr José Manuel González-Páramo, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, at the Summer School of the University of Málaga, Ronda, 11 July 2008.

15 Jul 2008

Ben S Bernanke: Regulatory restructuring

Testimony of Mr Ben S Bernanke, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, before the Committee on Financial Services, US House of Representatives, Washington DC, 10 July 2008.

14 Jul 2008

Jean-Claude Trichet: Presentation of the ECB's Annual Report 2007 to the European Parliament

Introductory statement by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, to the European Parliament, Strasbourg, 9 July 2008.

14 Jul 2008

Glenn Stevens: Bendigo Bank's 150th anniversary - historical look at banking in Australia

Remarks by Mr Glenn Stevens, Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, to Commemorate the 150th Anniversary of Bendigo Bank, at an Invitation-only Dinner, Bendigo, 9 July 2008.

14 Jul 2008

John Hurley: Recent economic developments in Ireland and the outlook for the economy

Opening statement by Mr John Hurley, Governor of the Central Bank and Financial Services Authority of Ireland, at the presentation of the Annual Report 2007, Dublin, 10 July 2008.

14 Jul 2008

Amando M Tetangco, Jr: 15th anniversary of the Central Bank of the Philippines

Remarks by Mr Amando M Tetangco, Jr, Governor of the Central Bank of the Philippines (Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas), at the BSP 15th Anniversary, Manila, 3 July 2008.

14 Jul 2008

Amando M Tetangco, Jr: The Central Bank of the Philippines @15

Speech by Mr Amando M Tetangco, Jr, Governor of the Central Bank of the Philippines (Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas), at the BSP 15th Anniversary Dinner, Manila, 3 July 2008.

14 Jul 2008

Peter Pang: The 10th anniversary of the BIS Representative Office for Asia and the Pacific

Remarks by Mr Peter Pang, Deputy Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, to a reception for the 10th Anniversary of the BIS Representative Office for Asia and the Pacific, Hong Kong, 7 July 2008.

9 Jul 2008

Ben S Bernanke: Financial regulation and financial stability

Speech by Mr Ben S Bernanke, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation's Forum on Mortgage Lending for Low and Moderate Income Households, Arlington, Virginia, 8 July 2008.

9 Jul 2008

Y V Reddy: Global financial turbulence and the financial sector in India - a practitioner's perspective

Address by Dr Y V Reddy, Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, at the Meeting of the Task Force on Financial Markets Regulation, organized by the Initiative for Policy Dialogue, Manchester, United Kingdom, 1 July 2008.

9 Jul 2008

Martin Redrado: The challenges for emerging markets

Remarks by Mr Martin Redrado, Governor of the Central Bank of Argentina, at 'Le cercle des economistes' - Aix-en-Provence Economic Forum, Aix-en-Provence, 6 July 2008.

9 Jul 2008

Ewart S Williams: Money laundering and terrorist financing

Opening remarks by Mr Ewart S Williams, Governor of the Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago, at the AML-CFT PROGRAMME, hosted by the Toronto Centre, the World Bank and the Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago, Port-of-Spain, 2 June 2008.