Speeches by category

Central bankers' speeches - Oct to Dec 1999

Date Titles
29 Dec 1999

Bank of Japan's monthly report of recent economic and financial developments

BANK OF JAPAN, COMMUNICATION, October 1998.

20 Dec 1999

Bank of Japan's December report of recent economic and financial developments (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 21 Dec 1999)

Bank of Japan, Communication 21 December 1999.

20 Dec 1999

Mr Bäckström offers some thoughts on asset prices and their relevance to central banks (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 16 Dec 1999)

Speech given by Mr Urban Bäckström, Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank and Chairman of the Board of Directors and President of the Bank for International Settlements, to the Swedish Shareholders Association and the FöreningsSparbanken on 16 December 1999.

20 Dec 1999

Mr Bäckström discusses the prospects for the Swedish economy on the threshold of the new millennium (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 3 Dec 1999)

Speech given by Mr Urban Bäckström, Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank and Chairman of the Board of Directors and President of the Bank for International Settlements, at the Umearing; School of Economics and Business Administration on 3 December 1999.

10 Dec 1999

Mr Latter gives a tour d'horizon of the current situation on the world financial markets (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 7 Dec 1999)

Text of the opening address by Tony Latter, a Deputy Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, to the Asia Pacific Issuers and Investors Forum, in Hong Kong on 7 December 1999.

10 Dec 1999

Mr Crockett asks whether the international financial system needs mending (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 8 Dec 1999)

Speech by Mr Andrew Crockett, General Manager of the Bank for International Settlements and Chairman of the Financial Stability Forum, at the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung in Frankfurt on 8 December 1999.

10 Dec 1999

Mr Thiessen clarifies some points regarding the economy, productivity and standard of living in Canada (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 6 Dec 1999)

Remarks by Gordon Thiessen, Governor of the Bank of Canada, to The Fraser Institute in Vancouver, British Columbia, on 6 December 1999

8 Dec 1999

Mr Desario discusses new approaches to the international regulation of credit risk (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 15 Oct 1999)

Address by Dott. Vincenzo Desario, Director General of the Bank of Italy at the 5th ABI Convention on the Development and Management of Loan Portfolios held in Cernobbio on 15 October 1999.

8 Dec 1999

Mr George looks at past, present and future challenges for the City of London (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 7 Dec 1999)

Speech given by Mr Eddie George, Governor of the Bank of England, at a City University Conference at the International Maritime Organisation in London 7 December 1999.

8 Dec 1999

Mr. George discusses the prospects for the euro and the attitude towards the single currency in the United Kingdom (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 21 Oct 98)

Speech by the Governor of the Bank of England, Mr. E.A.J. George, given to the Financial Forum of West Flanders in Bruges on 21/10/98.

8 Dec 1999

Mr. Brash gives an address on 'Reserve Bank forecasting: should we feel guilty?' (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 21 Oct 98)

Address by the Governor of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand, Mr. Donald T. Brash, to The New Zealand Society of Actuaries inWaitangi on 21/10/98.

8 Dec 1999

Mr. Carse reviews the impact of the Asian crisis on the Hong Kong banking sector (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 28 May 98)

Speech by the Deputy Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, Mr. David Carse, at the Sixth Conference on Pacific Basin Business, Economics and Finance in Hong Kong on 28/5/98.

8 Dec 1999

Mr. Yam gives a keynote address on the Hong Kong dollar link (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 3 Mar 98)

Keynote address by the Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, Mr. Joseph Yam, at the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, Financial Roadshow in Tokyo on 3/3/98.

8 Dec 1999

Mr. George discusses macro-economic sustainability in the United Kingdom (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 14 Jan 98)

Speech by the Governor of the Bank of England, Mr. E.A.J. George, at the Chemical Industries Association: Business Outlook Conference Dinner in London on 14/1/98.

8 Dec 1999

Mr. Meyer gives his views on the US economic outlook and the challenges facing monetary policy (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 8 Jan 98)

Remarks by Mr. Laurence H. Meyer, a member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, before the Economic Strategy Institute, Washington, D.C. on 8/1/98.

8 Dec 1999

Mr. Meyer discusses the economic outlook and the challenges facing monetary policy in the United States (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 24 Apr 97)

Remarks by Mr. Laurence H. Meyer, a member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Forecasters Club of New York on 24/4/97.

7 Dec 1999

Mr Hofmann gives a lecture on 'Ratings and the emerging new equity standards: a symposium on the BIS proposals' (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 2 Dec 1999)

Lecture delivered by Mr Gerhard Hofmann, Head of Banking Supervision Department on behalf of Mr. Edgar Meister, member of the Directorate of the Deutsche Bundesbank, at the symposium arranged by the Center for Financial Studies and New York University, held in Frankfurt am Main on 2 December 1999.

7 Dec 1999

Mr Noyer briefly outlines the historic evolution of EMU and summarises the experience gained with the euro (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 6 Dec 1999)

Speech delivered by Mr Christian Noyer, Vice-President of the European Central Bank, at the London School of Economics and Political Science on 6 December 1999.

5 Dec 1999

Mr. Heikensten looks at the intellectual framework for monetary policy in Sweden (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 26 May 97)

Address by the Deputy Governor of the Bank of Sweden, Mr. Lars Heikensten, at the Monetary Policy Forum held in Stockholm on 26/5/97.

1 Dec 1999

Mr Noyer sheds some light on the international role of the euro (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 26 Nov 1999)

Speech presented by Mr Christian Noyer, Vice-President of the European Central Bank, before the Monetary Commission of the European League for Economic Cooperation, held in Kronberg, on 26 November 1999.

1 Dec 1999

Mr Grenville deliberates on Asia's financial markets and on capitalising on reform (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 30 Nov 1999)

Notes for a talk given by Mr Stephen Grenville, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, to the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Seminar, held in Sydney on 30 November 1999.

1 Dec 1999

Mr Fazio gives an address on the Italian capital markets and the need for new strategies in Euroland (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 23 Nov 1999)

Address given by Mr Antonio Fazio, Governor of the Bank of Italy, at the Euromoney Conference, held in Rome on 23 November 1999.

30 Nov 1999

Mr Schieber takes a look at European monetary policy under the sign of the euro (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 22 Nov 1999)

Lecture delivered by Mr Helmut Schieber, Member of the Directorate of the Deutsche Bundesbank, in the context of the function 'Germany - Powerhouse for Europe's Capital Market?', organized by Finanzplatz e.V. (Frankfurt), held in New York on 22 November 1999.

30 Nov 1999

Mr Lee examines issues relating to the changing financial landscape (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 26 Nov 1999)

Keynote address by Mr Lee Hsien Loong, Chairman of the Board of Directors of The Monetary Authority of Singapore and Deputy Prime Minister, at the 16th General Meeting of the Asian Bankers Association, held in Singapore on 26 November 1999.

30 Nov 1999

Mr Macfarlane's statement to the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics, Finance and Public Administration (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 29 Nov 1999)

Opening Statement given by Mr L J Macfarlane, Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, to the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics, Finance and Public Administration on 29 November 1999.

26 Nov 1999

Mr Hartmann reflects on recent developments in international payment systems (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 23 Nov 1999)

Speech delivered by Mr Wendelin Hartmann, Member of the Directorate of the Deutsche Bundesbank and Chairman of the Committee on Payment and Settlement Systems of the G10 central banks, at the Conference of the Belgian Financial Forum celebrating 25 years of the Belgian Automated Clearing House - CEC (Concluding session), held at the National Bank of Belgium, Brussels, on 23 November 1999.

26 Nov 1999

Mr Liebscher wonders whether financial crises are really here to stay (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 23 Nov 1999)

Luncheon speech delivered by Dr Klaus Liebscher, Governor of the Oesterreichische Nationalbank, at the Ost-West Konferenz of the Oesterreichische Nationalbank on the theme of 'Financial crisis - a never ending story?', held in Wien on 23 November 1999.

26 Nov 1999

Mr Bäckström discusses the Swedish economy in the 21st century (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 22 Nov 1999)

Speech given by Mr Urban Bäckström, Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank and Chairman of the Board of Directors and President of the Bank for International Settlements, at the Swedish Shareholders Association, held in Gothenburg on 22 November 1999.

24 Nov 1999

Ms Hessius speaks on a number of topics including the 'new economy', the 'long boom' and the actual and potential role of asset prices in monetary policy (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 29 Oct 1999)

Speech delivered by Ms Kerstin Hessius, Deputy Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank, at the Mjärdevi Science Park, Linköping on 29 October 1999.

24 Nov 1999

Mr Noyer reports on monetary policy-making in Europe (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 19 Nov 1999)

Speech presented by Mr Christian Noyer, Vice-President of the European Central Bank, to the Spanish Association of Corporate Treasurers (ASSET), held in Barcelona, on 19 November 1999.

24 Nov 1999

Mr Welteke examines the extent to which markets need guidance and in which specific areas (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 19 Nov 1999)

Statement given by Mr Ernst Welteke, President of the Deutsche Bundesbank, at the Frankfurt European Banking Congress, held in Frankfurt on 19 November 1999.

24 Nov 1999

Mr Duisenberg explains the thinking of the European Central Bank on the issue of whether markets need guidance (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 19 Nov 1999)

Introductory statement delivered by Dr Willem F Duisenberg, President of the European Central Bank, at the Frankfurt European Banking Congress Session I: 'Do markets need guidance?' held in Frankfurt on 19 November 1999.

23 Nov 1999

Mr Alweendo discusses Namibia's current exchange rate arrangement and its implications for the country's monetary policy (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 17 Nov 1999)

Annual Speech 1999 given by Mr Tom K Alweendo, Governor of the Bank of Namibia, on 17 November 1999.

23 Nov 1999

Mr Bäckström reviews international financial turbulence in the 1990s (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 18 Nov 1999)

Speech given by Mr Urban Bäckström, Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank and Chairman of the Board of Directors and President of the Bank for International Settlements, at the Jönköping University Contact, Jönköping on 18 November 1999.

18 Nov 1999

Bank of Japan's November report of recent economic and financial developments (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 15 Nov 1999)

Bank of Japan, Communication 15 November 1999.

18 Nov 1999

Mr Bergström elucidates the economic situation in Sweden (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 18 Nov 1999)

Speech by Mr Villy Bergström, Deputy Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank, at the HSB Finance Day, HSB Bank, held in Stockholm on 18 November 1999.

18 Nov 1999

Mr McDonough focuses on issues related to his responsibilities as Chairman of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 17 Nov 1999)

Remarks by Mr William J McDonough, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, before the Foreign Policy Association Conference on Global Capital Markets and a New International Financial Architecture, held in New York on 17 November 1999.

15 Nov 1999

Mr Noyer considers some consequences of globalisation for policymakers and the conduct of monetary policy (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 11 Nov 1999)

Introductory statement by Mr Christian Noyer, Vice-President of the European Central Bank, at the Fifth International Financial and Economic Forum: 'Impact of globally liberalised capital markets', organised by IFW in Vienna on 11 November 1999.

15 Nov 1999

Mr Repse gives a short speech on monetary policy in Latvia and exchange rate strategies (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 11 Nov 1999)

Speech given by Mr Einars Repse, Governor of the Bank of Latvia, at the ECB Seminar on the Accession Process, held in Helsinki on 11 November 1999.

15 Nov 1999

Mr Macfarlane comments on monetary policy in Australia (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 11 Nov 1999)

Notes by Mr I J Macfarlane, Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, for a talk to Australian Business Economists on 11 November 1999.