Speeches by category

Central bankers' speeches - Oct to Dec 1999

Date Titles
15 Nov 1999

Mr Duisenberg presents a few observations about the challenges facing the European Union in the years ahead (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 11 Nov 1999)

Speech given by Dr Willem F Duisenberg, President of the European Central Bank, at the Edmond Israel Foundation in Luxembourg on 11 November 1999.

11 Nov 1999

Mr Brash gives an address on the development of international standards (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 11 Nov 1999)

Opening address given by Dr Donald T Brash, Governor of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand, to the SEANZA Forum of Banking Supervisors' conference, held in Auckland on 11 November 1999.

11 Nov 1999

Mr Repse describes general economic developments and banking in Latvia

Notes delivered by Mr Einars Repse, Governor Bank of Latvia, at the 5th Annual International Conference and Exhibition 'Banking and Finance in the Baltics 99', held in Riga on 13-15 October 1999.

11 Nov 1999

Mr Gjedrem focuses on the issue of financial stability: experiences and challenges

Speech given by Mr Svein Gjedrem, Governor of the Central Bank of Norway, at the annual meeting of the Norwegian Savings Banks Association, held in Sandefjord on 21 October 1999. (Shortened version)

9 Nov 1999

Mr Duisenberg looks at the euro and a dynamic Europe (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 5 Nov 1999)

Speech given by Dr Willem F Duisenberg, President of the European Central Bank, on the occasion of a conference organised by VNO-NCW in Scheveningen, Netherlands, on 5 November 1999.

9 Nov 1999

Mr Duisenberg discusses the challenges posed by economic divergences in the euro area: the consequences for economic policies (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 5 Nov 1999)

Speech delivered by Dr Willem F Duisenberg, President of the European Central Bank, at 'Nieuwspoort' in The Hague, Netherlands, on 5 November 1999.

9 Nov 1999

Mr Duisenberg reports on the outcome of the latest meeting of the ECB Governing Council (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 4 Nov 1999)

Introductory statement given by Dr Willem F Duisenberg, President of the European Central Bank, to the Press Conference, held in Frankfurt on 4 November 1999.

8 Nov 1999

Mr Mboweni addresses the topic 'signals from the markets: does the yield curve contain useful information for the Reserve Bank?' (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 2 Nov 1999)

Address by Mr Tito Mboweni, Governor of the South African Reserve Bank, at the Annual Convention of the Actuarial Society of South Africa, held in Midrand on 2 November 1999.

8 Nov 1999

Mr Thiessen reviews the challenges for Canadian monetary policy in the Year 2000 (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 2 Nov 1999)

Remarks by Mr Gordon Thiessen, Governor of the Bank of Canada, to the Greater Charlottetown Area Chamber of Commerce, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, on 2 November 1999.

5 Nov 1999

Mr Gjedrem reports on the Norwegian economy and monetary policy in Norway (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 28 Oct 1999)

Speech given by Mr Svein Gjedrem, Governor of the Norges Bank, at the Royal Norwegian Embassy, in London on 28 October 1999.

3 Nov 1999

Mr Yam looks towards a stronger financial system in Hong Kong (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 29 Oct 1999)

Speech given by Mr Joseph Yam JP, Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, at the Annual Dinner 1999 of the Hong Kong Society of Accountants on 29 October 1999.

2 Nov 1999

Mr Ferguson looks at financial market lessons for bankers and bank supervisors (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 28 Oct 1999)

Remarks by Mr Roger W Ferguson Jr, Vice-Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, before The Bond Market Association, New York, on 28 October 1999.

2 Nov 1999

Mr I J Macfarlane lectures on monetary policy in economic expansions (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 27 Oct 1999)

Speech by Mr I J Macfarlane, Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, at the Chris Higgins Memorial Lecture, held in Canberra on 27 October 1999.

1 Nov 1999

Mr Hartmann reports on central bank involvement in the design, operation and oversight of payment systems

Speech by Mr Wendelin Hartmann, Member of the Board of the Deutsche Bundesbank and Chairman of the Committee on Payment and Settlement Systems (CPSS) of the G10 Central Banks, at a conference organised by the Organisation of Central and Eastern European Clearing Houses in Sofia, held on 6-8 October 1999.

1 Nov 1999

Mr Bäckström gives his perspective on Sweden's economy and looks at factors that contribute to long-term growth (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 27 Oct 1999)

Speech by Mr Urban Bäckström, Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank and Chairman of the Board of Directors and President of the Bank for International Settlements, given at the University of Gothenburg on 27 October 1999.

1 Nov 1999

Mr. Thompson considers the topic of risks in banking (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 28 Oct 97)

Speech by the Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, Mr. G.J. Thompson, at the Australian Institute of Banking and Finance Inc., New South Wales State Committee, in Sydney on 28/10/97.

29 Oct 1999

Mr Lee comments on what Singapore and other Asian countries are doing in post-crisis Asia (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 26 Oct 1999)

Speech by Mr Lee Hsien Loong, Chairman of the Board of Directors of The Monetary Authority of Singapore and Deputy Prime Minister, at the Credit Suisse First Boston Investment seminar, held in Singapore on 26 October 1999.

29 Oct 1999

Mr Gunnarsson touches on a number of topics including developments in the Icelandic economy, the financial system and financial supervision (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 22 Oct 1999)

Presentation by Mr Birgir Ísleifur Gunnarsson, Governor and Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Central Bank of Iceland, to the Iceland Finance Forum held in Íslandsbanki HF on 22 October 1999.

27 Oct 1999

Mr Noyer focuses on the challenges in Europe as seen from the point of view of the European Central Bank (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 26 Oct 1999)

Speech by Mr Christian Noyer, Vice-President of the European Central Bank, at the University of Antwerp on 26 October 1999.

27 Oct 1999

Mr Duisenberg presents the ECB's Annual Report 1998 to the European Parliament (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 26 Oct 1999)

Introductory statement by Dr Willem F Duisenberg, President of the European Central Bank, to the European Parliament in Strasbourg on 26 October 1999.

26 Oct 1999

Mr Remsperger addresses the imbalances in global savings and analyses the savings process and investment structure in Germany (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 21 Oct 1999)

Lecture given by Prof Dr Hermann Remsperger, Member of the Board of the Deutsche Bundesbank, at the 'Seminar for Central Banks and Governmental Institutions', held in Kempfenhausen on 21 October 1999.

26 Oct 1999

Mr Stark discusses how the euro will change the world of finance (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 25 Oct 1999)

Opening Speech by Dr Jürgen Stark, Deputy Governor of the Deutsche Bundesbank, to the FERMA's Risk Management Forum, held in Berlin on 25 October 1999.

22 Oct 1999

Mr Grenville looks at the international reform agenda and focuses on bailing-in the private sector (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 20 Oct 1999)

Talk by Mr Stephen Grenville, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, to the World Economic Forum 1999 East Asia Economic Summit, held in Singapore on 20 October 1999.

22 Oct 1999

Mr Quaden addresses the impact of the single currency on the financial markets and looks at the international role of the euro (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 14 Oct 1999)

Speech by Mr Guy Quaden, Governor of the National Bank of Belgium and a member of the Governing Council of the European Central Bank, at a conference by the Belgian Banker's Association (ABB) in Brussels on 14 October 1999.

22 Oct 1999

Mr Greenspan asks whether efficient financial markets mitigate financial crisis (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 19 Oct 1999)

Remarks by Mr Alan Greenspan, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, before the 1999 Financial Markets Conference of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Sea Island, Georgia on 19 October 1999.

21 Oct 1999

Mr Nyberg comments on how EMU may affect the Swedish housing loan market and its financing (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 14 Oct 1999)

Speech by Mr Lars Nyberg, Deputy Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank, at Föreningssparbanken in Warsaw on 14 October 1999.

21 Oct 1999

Mr Duisenberg gives some views from the European Central Bank on EU enlargement (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 15 Oct 1999)

Text of the Zolotas Lecture given by Dr Willem F Duisenberg, President of the European Central Bank, held at the Bank of Greece, Athens on 15 October 1999.

19 Oct 1999

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

Bank of Japan, Communication, 15 October 1999.

19 Oct 1999

Mr Duisenberg reviews the first year of experience with the Eurosystem's monetary policy strategy (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 11 Oct 1999)

Speech by Dr Willem F Duisenberg, President of the European Central Bank, at the joint congress of the Federations, EUROFINAS and LEASEUROPE, held in Paris on 11 October 1999.

19 Oct 1999

Mr Greenspan examines the sources of financial risk and the challenges faced by risk managers (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 14 Oct 1999)

Remarks by Mr Alan Greenspan, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, before a conference sponsored by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, held in Washington, D.C. on 14 October 1999.

15 Oct 1999

Mr King speaks about interest rates, policy and the UK economy (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 11 Oct 1999)

Speech given by Mr Mervyn King, Deputy Governor of the Bank of England, to the Scottish Council Development and Industry, held in Edinburgh on 11 October 1999.

15 Oct 1999

Mr Heikensten reviews policy developments and changes affecting Sveriges Riksbank, and assesses the current situation and outlook (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 12 Oct 1999)

Speech by Mr Lars Heikensten, First Deputy Governor of the Sveriges Risksbank, at the Autumn Conference Centre for Business and Policy Studies on 12 October 1999.

14 Oct 1999

Mr Meyer discusses the new challenges for monetary policy identified at the Jackson Hole conference (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 12 Oct 1999)

Remarks by Mr Laurence H Meyer, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, before the Department of Finance Lecture Series, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri on 12 October 1999.

13 Oct 1999

Mr Erçel reports on developments in the Turkish economy in the light of the recent disinflation efforts (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 28 Sep 1999)

Speech by Mr Gazi Erçel, Governor of the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey, at the American-Turkish Council, held in Washington on 28 September 1999.

13 Oct 1999

Mr Mboweni discusses e-money and its impact on the central bank's operations (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 11 Oct 1999)

Address by Mr Tito Mboweni, Governor of the South African Reserve Bank, at the Sun Microsystems Conference 1999, held in Vodaworld, Midrand on 11 October 1999.

13 Oct 1999

Mr Greenspan looks at the evolution of bank supervision (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 11 Oct 1999)

Remarks by Mr Alan Greenspan, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, before the American Bankers Association, Phoenix, Arizona on 11 October 1999.

12 Oct 1999

Mr Carse speaks about the regulatory framework of e-banking

Keynote Speech by Mr David Carse, Deputy Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, at the 'Symposium on Applied R

12 Oct 1999

Mr Duisenberg and Mr Noyer report on the outcome of the latest meeting of the ECB Governing Council (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 7 Oct 1999)

Introductory statement given by Mr Willem Duisenberg, President of the European Central Bank and Mr Christian Noyer, Vice-President of the European Central Bank, to the Press Conference, held in Frankfurt, on 7 October 1999.

12 Oct 1999

Mr Bäckström presents Riksbank's Executive Board's appraisal of monetary policy (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 6 Oct 1999)

Speech by Mr Urban Bäckström, Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank and Chairman of the Board of Directors and President of the Bank for International Settlements, given at the 'Standing Committee on Finance' on 6 October 1999.

8 Oct 1999

Mr Thahane discusses Asia's economic recovery and its implications for the African Renaissance (Central Bank Articles and Speeches, 5 Oct 1999)

Address by Dr Tim Thahane, Deputy Governor of the South African Reserve Bank, at the African-Asian Society, held in Sandton, South Africa, on 5 October 1999.