Speeches by category

Central bankers' speeches - Oct to Dec 1998

Date Titles
31 Dec 1998

Ms Hessius comments on the inflation target and the state of the economy in Sweden (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 12 Dec 1999)

Speech given by Ms Kerstin Hessius, Deputy Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank, before the Swedish Economic Association, in Stockholm on 12 December 1999.

31 Dec 1998

Mr Clementi comments on the systemic aspects of the Basel proposals (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 2 Dec 1999)

Speech given by Mr David Clementi, Deputy Governor of the Bank of England, at a Financial Services Authority Conference, held in London on 2 December 1999.

31 Dec 1998

European Central Bank Press Conference introductory statements (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 2 Dec 1999)

Introductory statements given by Dr Willem F Duisenberg, President of the European Central Bank, and Mr Christian Noyer, Vice-President of the European Central Bank, at the Press Conference, held in Frankfurt on 2 December 1999.

31 Dec 1998

Mr Chon speaks on the topic of restructuring and monetary policy in Korea (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 12 Oct 1999)

Speech given by Mr Chol-Hwan Chon, Governor of the Bank of Korea, to the European Union Chamber of Commerce in Korea, in Seoul on 12 October 1999.

21 Dec 1998

Mr Jalan looks towards a more vibrant banking system. (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 16 Dec 1998)

Inaugural address by the Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, Mr Bimal Jalan, to the Bank Economists' Conference (BECON'98) held at Bangalore on 16/12/1998.

21 Dec 1998

Mr McDonough discusses the role of central banks in the global financial markets

Remarks by the President of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Mr William J.

18 Dec 1998

Mr Macfarlane's statement to the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics, Finance and Public Administration (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 15 Dec 98)

Opening statement by the Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, Mr I.J. Macfarlane, to the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics, Finance and Public Administration in Sydney on 15/12/98.

18 Dec 1998

Mr Meister remarks on the role of credit institutions against the background of banking supervision (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 16 Dec 98)

Speech by Mr Edgar Meister, a member of the Directorate of the Deutsche Bundesbank, to the GASC Forum on International Harmonisation in Frankfurt on 16/12/98.

18 Dec 1998

Bank of Japan's monthly report of recent economic and financial developments (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 17 Dec 98)

Bank of Japan, Communication, 17/12/98.

10 Dec 1998

Mr Tietmeyer looks at the euro as a stabiliser in the international economic system (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 4 Dec 98)

Speech by the President of the Deutsche Bundesbank, Prof Hans Tietmeyer, given at the conference of the Luxembourg Institute for European and International Studies and the Pierre Werner Foundation in Luxembourg on 4/12/98.

10 Dec 1998

Mr Crockett considers what regulatory consequences should be drawn from the most recent crises in financial markets (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 20 Nov 98)

Remarks by the General Manager of the Bank for International Settlements, Mr Andrew Crockett, to the European Banking Congress in Frankfurt/Main on 20/11/98.

10 Dec 1998

Mr Stark discusses the worldwide currency situation and international monetary cooperation (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 4 Dec 98)

Speech by the Deputy Governor of the Deutsche Bundesbank, Dr Jürgen Stark, to ELEC in Kronberg on 4/12/98.

10 Dec 1998

Mr Thiessen reviews the Canadian economy and monetary policy in unsettled times (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 7 Dec 98)

Speech by the Governor of the Bank of Canada, Mr Gordon Thiessen, to the Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce in Victoria, British Columbia on 7/12/98.

10 Dec 1998

Bank of Japan presents summaries of articles published in the November edition of its Quarterly Bulletin (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 1 Dec 98)

Bank of Japan, Communication, 1/12/98.

10 Dec 1998

Mr King explores lessons from the UK labour market (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 1 Dec 98)

Text of the Employment Policy Institute's Fourth Annual Lecture delivered by the Deputy Governor of the Bank of England, Mr Mervyn King, held in London on 1/12/98.

4 Dec 1998

Mr McDonough discusses issues of credit risk management and the level playing field (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 24 Nov 98)

Speech by the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, and Chairman of the Basle Committee on Banking Supervision, Mr William J. McDonough, at a conference on 'The Challenge of Credit Risk' in Frankfurt am Main on 24/11/98.

4 Dec 1998

Mr Heikensten reviews the financial crisis and looks at monetary policy (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 30 Nov 98)

Address by the Deputy Governor of the Bank of Sweden, Mr Lars Heikensten, to the Swedish Shareholders' Association in Stockholm on 30/11/98.

4 Dec 1998

Mr Bäckström reports on the current situation for monetary policy in Sweden (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 13 Nov 98)

Speech by the Governor of the Bank of Sweden, Mr Urban Bäckström, to the Standing Committee on Finance in Stockholm on 13/11/98.

4 Dec 1998

Mr Macfarlane talks about exchange rate regimes and Australia's experience with them (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 27 Nov 98)

Speech by the Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, Mr I.J. Macfarlane, to the Asia Pacific Forex Congress in Sydney on 27/11/98.

4 Dec 1998

Mr Duisenberg reports on the current position and future prospects of the European System of Central Banks (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 27 Nov 98)

Keynote address to the President of the European Central Bank, Dr W.F. Duisenberg, at a conference organised by the Royal Institute of International Affairs on European Economic and Monetary Union Markets and Politics under the euro in London on 27/11/98.

4 Dec 1998

Mr Wellink considers monetary relations between the euro zone and new member states (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 23 Nov 98)

Speech by the President of the Netherlands Bank, Dr A.H.E.M. Wellink, at the European Finance Convention in Vienna on 23/11/98.

26 Nov 1998

Mr. Duisenberg looks at the international role of the euro and the ESCB's monetary policy (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 20 Nov 98)

Statement by the President of the European Central Bank, Dr. Willem F. Duisenberg, at the Frankfurt European Banking Congress in Frankfurt am Main on 20/11/98.

26 Nov 1998

Mr. Macfarlane puts recent suggestions for improving the operation of the international financial system into perspective (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 25 Nov 98)

Talk by the Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, Mr. I.J. Macfarlane, to CEDA Annual General Meeting Dinner in Melbourne on 25/11/98.

26 Nov 1998

Mr. Ciocca discusses competition and mergers in the Italian financial system (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 12 Nov 98)

Speech by Sig. Pierluigi Ciocca, a Deputy Director General of the Bank of Italy, at a conference on 'La concentrazione nell'industria dei servizi finanziari:aspetti teorici ed esperienze internazionali' held at the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milan on 12/11/98.

26 Nov 1998

Mr. George gives an assessment of where the UK economy has come from and where it is headed (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 19 Nov 98)

Speech by the Governor of the Bank of England, Mr. E.A.J. George, given at the Institute of Directors Annual Dinner in London on 19/11/98.

26 Nov 1998

Mr. Yam focuses on how Hong Kong is coping with financial turmoil (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 23 Nov 98)

Text of the 'Inside Asia Lecture 1998' by the Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, Mr. Joseph Yam, JP, organised by The Australian, Sydney on 23/11/98.

20 Nov 1998

Mr. Duisenberg elucidates the European System of Central Banks' stability-oriented monetary policy strategy (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 10 Nov 98)

Speech by the President of the European Central Bank, Dr. W.F. Duisenberg, at the Institute of European Affairs in Dublin on 10/11/98.

20 Nov 1998

Mr. Schieber considers the impact of EMU on the banking structure in Europe

Speech delivered by Mr. Helmut Schieber, a member of the Directorate of the Deutsche Bundesbank, at the symposium organised jointly by the Greco-German Chamber of Industry and Commerce and the Bank of Greece, as part of the 'Money Show' in Athens on 14-15/11/98.

20 Nov 1998

Bank of Japan's November report of recent economic and financial developments in Japan (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 17 Nov 98)

BANK OF JAPAN, COMMUNICATION, 17/11/98.

18 Nov 1998

Mr. Grenville focuses on international capital flows and crises

Talk by the Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, Mr. Stephen Grenville, to Credit Suisse First Boston Australia Conference entitled, 'The Global Financial System - The Risks of Closure' in Sydney on 13/11/98 (excluding bibliography).

13 Nov 1998

Mr. Carse looks at the importance of the euro for Hong Kong (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 9 Nov 98)

Speech by the Deputy Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, Mr. David Carse, at a Seminar on the euro, held in Hong Kong on 9/11/98.

13 Nov 1998

Mr. Stals comments on the need for greater financial flexibility in a volatile global financial environment (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 5 Nov 98)

Address by the Governor of the South African Reserve Bank, Dr. Chris Stals, at the Annual Dinner of the Institute of Bankers in Cape Town on 5/11/98.

13 Nov 1998

Mr. Chon reports on recent economic trends in Korea and the Bank of Korea's monetary policy response to them (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 4 Nov 98)

Speech by the Governor of the Bank of Korea, Mr. Chol-Hwan Chon, at a press conference hosted by the Seoul Foreign Correspondents Club in Seoul on 4/11/98.

9 Nov 1998

Mr. Duisenberg's opening statement at the press conference covering the latest meeting of the Governing Council of the European Central Bank (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 3 Nov 98)

Introductory statement by the President of the European Central Bank, Dr. W.F. Duisenberg, at the press conference held in Frankfurt on 3/11/98.

9 Nov 1998

Mr. Stals discusses the current economic situation and factors influencing monetary policy in South Africa in 1999 (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 3 Nov 98)

Address by the Governor of the South African Reserve Bank, Dr. C. Stals, at an International Conference arranged by ABN AMRO Bank and Kagiso Financial Services, held in Johannesburg, on 3/11/98.

9 Nov 1998

Mr. Meister reports on the Year 2000 problem from the perspective of German banking supervisors (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 30 Oct 98)

Luncheon speech by Mr. Edgar Meister, a member of the Directorate of the Deutsche Bundesbank, at the Year 2000 meeting of European central banks and financial regulators organised by the Joint Year 2000 Council and the Deutsche Bundesbank in Frankfurt/Main on 30/10/98.

9 Nov 1998

Mr. Hartmann's welcoming remarks at the Year 2000 meeting in Frankfurt (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 30 Oct 98)

Welcoming remarks by Wendelin Hartmann, a member of the Directorate of the Deutsche Bundesbank and Chairman of the G-10 Committee on Payment and Settlement Systems, at the Year 2000 meeting of the European central banks and financial regulators organised by the Joint Year 2000 Council and the Deutsche Bundesbank in Frankfurt/Main on 30/10/98.

9 Nov 1998

Mr. Kelley gives an economic assessment of the countdown to Y2K (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 29 Oct 98)

Remarks by Mr. Edward W. Kelley, Jr., a member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Annual Economic Symposium at Houston Baptist University on 29/10/98.

9 Nov 1998

Mr. Stals discusses the importance of credit extension for macroeconomic financial stability (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 29 Oct 98)

Address by the Governor of the South African Reserve Bank, Dr. Chris Stals, at a Breakfast Meeting of the Institute of Credit Management in Johannesburg on 29/10/98.

9 Nov 1998

Mr. Ferguson speaks on the future of the financial services sector (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 27 Oct 98)

Remarks by Mr. Roger W. Ferguson, Jr., a member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the College of Management of the University of Massachusetts in Boston, Massachusetts on 27/10/98.