Speeches by category

Central bankers' speeches - Oct to Dec 1998

Date Titles
9 Nov 1998

Ms. Rivlin discusses the state of the world economy and its implications for the United States (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 22 Oct 98)

Remarks by Vice-Chair of the US Federal Reserve System, Ms. Alice M. Rivlin, at the State University of New York-Brockport and Buffalo State College in Buffalo, New York on 22/10/98.

9 Nov 1998

Mr. Wellink gives a central banker's view of price stability and monetary policy (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 23 Oct 98)

Speech by the President of the Netherlands Bank, Dr. A.H.E.M. Wellink, on the Alumni Day of the Tinbergen Instituut in Rotterdam on 23/10/98.

9 Nov 1998

Mr. Stals reviews the position of South Africa against the background of the global financial crisis (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 22 Oct 98)

Address by the Governor of the South African Reserve Bank, Dr. C. Stals, at the Fifth Annual General Meeting of the South Africa - Canada Chamber of Business in Johannesburg on 22/10/98.

9 Nov 1998

Mr. Reddy reports on the recent performance of the Indian economy (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 1 Oct 98)

Speech by Dr. Y.V. Reddy, a Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, entitled, 'Managing Capital Account' in Hyderabad on 01/10/98.

27 Oct 1998

Mr. Macfarlane comments on the future international financial architecture (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 14 Oct 98)

Talk by the Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, Mr. I.J. Macfarlane, to the East Asia Economic Summit in Singapore on 14/10/98.

27 Oct 1998

Mr. Yam discusses the political process of monetary management in Hong Kong (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 20 Oct 98)

Text of the Thirteenth Susan Yuen Memorial Lecture delivered by the Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, Mr. Joseph Yam, JP, at the Hong Kong Management Association on 20/10/98.

27 Oct 1998

Mr. Meyer reports on increasing global financial integrity: the roles of market discipline, regulation and supervision (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 22 Oct 98)

Speech by Mr. Laurence H. Meyer, a member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the 16th Annual Monetary Conference, Cato Institute, Washington, DC on 22/10/98.

27 Oct 1998

Mr. Macfarlane speaks to banking supervisors on the challenges for the world's economic policymakers (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 21 Oct 98)

Talk by the Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, Mr. I.J. Macfarlane, on the occasion of the 10th International Conference of Banking Supervisors held in Sydney on 21/10/98.

27 Oct 1998

Mr. Meister reviews the response of bank supervisors to the growing competition within EMU (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 12 Oct 98)

Lecture delivered by Mr. Edgar Meister, a member of the Board of the Deutsche Bundesbank, at the Bank of Greece in Athens on 12/10/98.

27 Oct 1998

Mr. Hartmann discusses the introduction of the euro and its impact on payment systems (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 24 Sep 98)

Speech by Mr. Wendelin Hartmann, a member of the Directorate of the Deutsche Bundesbank, at Sibos Helsinki, Closing Plenary Session on 24/9/98.

27 Oct 1998

Mr. Tietmeyer considers the euro: a challenge to, and opportunity for, the financial markets (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 15 Oct 98)

Speech by the President of the Deutsche Bundesbank, Prof. Hans Tietmeyer, on the occasion of the 21st Colloquium of SUERF and CFS, delivered in Frankfurt on 15/10/98.

27 Oct 1998

Mr. McDonough gives his perspective on the Year 2000 problem and the challenges it poses (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 19 Oct 98)

Remarks by the President of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Mr. William J. McDonough, before the Regional Y2K Meeting for Financial Regulators in the Asia/Pacific Region, held in Sydney on 19/10/98.

27 Oct 1998

Mr. Yam speaks on defending Hong Kong's monetary stability (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 14 Oct 98)

Speech by the Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, Mr. Joseph Yam, JP, at the TDC Networking Luncheon in Singapore on 14/10/98.

27 Oct 1998

Mr. King examines the impact of the recent turbulence in international financial markets on the UK economy (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 21 Oct 98)

Speech by Mr. Mervyn King, a Deputy Governor of the Bank of England, to the National Council of Building Material Producers in London on 21/10/98.

27 Oct 1998

Mr. McDonough's address on the occasion of the 10th International Conference of Banking Supervisors (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 22 Oct 98)

Keynote address by Mr. William J. McDonough, President of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Chairman of the Basle Committee on Banking Supervision, on the occasion of the 10th International Conference of Banking Supervisors held in Sydney on 22/10/98.

22 Oct 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, 13 Oct 98)

Introductory statement by the President of the European Central Bank, Dr. W.F. Duisenberg, at the press conference held in Frankfurt on 13/10/98.

22 Oct 1998

Mr. Bäckström discusses the economic situation in Sweden (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 10 Oct 98)

Speech by the Governor of the Bank of Sweden, Mr. Urban Bäckström, at a seminar organised by The Swedish Shareholders Association, held in Malmö on 10/10/98.

22 Oct 1998

Mr. Thiessen discusses the Canadian experience with targets for inflation control

Text of the 1998 Gibson Lecture by the Governor of the Bank of Canada, Mr. Gordon Thiessen, at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario on 15/10/98 (charts and references omitted).

22 Oct 1998

Mr. Ferguson remarks on the challenge of preparing for the Year 2000 (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 16 Oct 98)

Remarks by Mr. Roger W. Ferguson, Jr., a member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Global Year 2000 Summit in London on 16/10/98.

22 Oct 1998

Mr. Sherwin reviews economic prospects and challenges for Asia and the Pacific region (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 15 Oct 98)

Address by the Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand, Mr. Murray Sherwin, to the New Zealand Institute of International Affairs in Wellington on 15/10/98.

22 Oct 1998

Mr. Bäckström speaks on the topic 'EMU - a further step in financial integration' (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 29 Sep 98)

Address by the Governor of the Bank of Sweden, Mr. Urban Bäckström, at the Danish-Swedish Business Council in Copenhagen on 29/9/98.

22 Oct 1998

Mr. Heikensten discusses monetary policy (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 14 Oct 98)

Address by the Deputy Governor of the Bank of Sweden, Mr. Lars Heikensten, at the Autumn Conference arranged by the Centre for Business and Policy Studies on 14/10/98.

22 Oct 1998

Mr. Tietmeyer discusses prospects for Latin America in a volatile world (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 2 Oct 98)

Presentation by the President of the Deutsche Bundesbank, Prof. Hans Tietmeyer, at The Wall Street Journal's Seventh Annual Conference on the Americas in New York on 2/10/98.

16 Oct 1998

Mr. Tietmeyer's statement as Governor of the Fund for Germany (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 6 Oct 98)

Statement by the President of the Deutsche Bundesbank, Prof. Hans Tietmeyer, at the Joint Annual Discussion in Washington, D.C. on 6/10/98.

16 Oct 1998

Mr. Thiessen discusses global uncertainties and the Canadian economy (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 23 Sep 98)

Remarks by the Governor of the Bank of Canada, Mr. Gordon Thiessen, to the St. John's Board of Trade in St. John's, Newfoundland on 23/9/98.

16 Oct 1998

Mr. Bäckstöm remarks on the Swedish economy (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 7 Oct 98)

Address by the Governor of the Bank of Sweden, Mr. Urban Bäckström, at Svenska Handelsbanken's seminar in New York on 7/10/98.

14 Oct 1998

Mr. Heikensten discusses independence and transparency in monetary policy (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 25 Sep 98)

Speech by the Deputy Governor of the Bank of Sweden, Mr. Lars Heikensten, at the City Executive Club in Gothenburg on 25/9/98.

14 Oct 1998

Mr. Chon speaks on the topic 'Korea: moving on from the crisis' (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 8 Oct 98)

Address by the Governor of the Bank of Korea, Mr. Chol-Hwan Chon, at the 1999 Emerging Markets Roundtable hosted by Euromoney on 8/10/98.

12 Oct 1998

Mr. McDonough describes the role of the FRBNY in the events leading up to private-sector recapitalization of Long-Term Capital Management (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 1 Oct 98)

Testimony by the President of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Mr. William J. McDonough, before the Committee on Banking and Financial Services of the US House of Representatives on 1/10/98.

12 Oct 1998

Ms. Rivlin discusses the Federal Reserve's role in the payments system (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 28 Sep 98)

Remarks by the Vice-Chair of the US Federal Reserve System, Ms. Alice M. Rivlin, at the Bank Administration Institute's Symposium on Payments System Strategy in Washington, D.C. on 9/28/98.

12 Oct 1998

Mr. Ferguson discusses the consumer side of electronic banking and its implications for Federal Reserve policy development (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 29 Sep 98)

Remarks by Mr. Roger W. Ferguson, Jr., a member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Bank Administration Institute's Symposium on Payments System Strategy held in Washington, D.C. on 29/9/98.

12 Oct 1998

Mr. Greenspan testifies on private-sector refinancing of the large hedge fund, Long-Term Capital Management (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 1 Oct 98)

Testimony by the Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, Mr. Alan Greenspan, before the Committee on Banking and Financial Services of the US House of Representatives on 1/10/98.

12 Oct 1998

Mr. Duisenberg speaks on changes in European financial systems and the contributions of the ECB (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 23 Sep 98)

Remarks delivered by the President of the European Central Bank, Dr. W. F. Duisenberg, at a conference on 'Monnaie unique et fiscalité de l'épargne: quelle Europe financière?' organised by the European Parliament in Brussels on 23/9/98.

12 Oct 1998

Mr. Duisenberg's statement to the European Parliament's Subcommittee on Monetary Affairs (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 22 Sep 98)

Address by the President of the European Central Bank, Dr. W. F. Duisenberg, in Brussels on 22/9/98.