Speeches by category

Central bankers' speeches - Oct to Dec 2003

Date Titles
23 Dec 2003

Jarle Bergo: Crisis resolution and financial stability in Norway

Speech by Mr Jarle Bergo, Deputy Governor of Norges Bank (Central Bank of Norway), at the 50th Anniversary of Bank Indonesia, Jakarta, 10 December, 2003.

23 Dec 2003

Lars Nyberg: Some Swedish experiences with financial stability surveillance

Speech by Mr Lars Nyberg, Deputy Governor of Sveriges Riksbank, at the Bank Indonesia, Jakarta, 10 December 2003.

23 Dec 2003

Peter Nicholl: Bosnia and Herzegovina - progress and partnership

Comments by Mr Peter Nicholl, Governor of the Central Bank of Bosnia and Herzegovina, at the second annual business conference, London, 9 December 2003.

23 Dec 2003

Niklaus Blattner: The task of overseeing payment and securities settlement systems

Introductory remarks by Mr Niklaus Blattner, Vice-Chairman of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank, at the end-of-year media news conference, Zurich, 12 December 2003.

23 Dec 2003

Jean-Pierre Roth: Economic activity and monetary policy in Switzerland

Introductory remarks by Mr Jean-Pierre Roth, Chairman of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank, at the end-of-year media news conference, Zurich, 12 December 2003.

23 Dec 2003

Philipp Hildebrand: The Swiss National Bank's view of international financial markets against the background of trends in the United States

Introductory remarks by Philipp Hildebrand, Member of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank, at the end-of-year media news conference, Zurich, 12 December 2003.

22 Dec 2003

Vepa Kamesam: Retail banking - challenges ahead in distribution channels in urban/rural India

Address by Shri Vepa Kamesam, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, at the Twenty-Fifth Bank Economists¿ Conference - 2003, Mumbai, 12 December 2003.

22 Dec 2003

Seung Park: The recent state of the Korean economy and the policy response

Speech by Dr Seung Park, Governor of the Bank of Korea, at the Seoul Foreign Correspondent¿s Club, Seoul, 16 December 2003.

22 Dec 2003

R Basant Roi: Introduction of government securities at the stock exchange of Mauritius

Address by Mr R Basant Roi, Governor of the Bank of Mauritius, at the official launching ceremony for introduction of government securities at the stock exchange of Mauritius, Port Louis, 12 December 2003.

22 Dec 2003

Y V Reddy: Towards globalization in the financial sector in India

Inaugural address by Dr Y V Reddy, Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, at the Twenty-Fifth Bank Economists¿ Conference - 2003, Mumbai, 11 December 2003.

22 Dec 2003

Toshihiko Fukui: Recent economic and financial developments in Japan

Speech by Mr Toshihiko Fukui, Governor of the Bank of Japan, at a meeting in Fukuoka, 8 December 2003.

22 Dec 2003

Alan Greenspan: The widened trade deficit of recent years, in the context of a prolonged bout of job loss in the United States

Remarks by Mr Alan Greenspan, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, before the World Affairs Council of Greater Dallas, Dallas, Texas, 11 December 2003.

15 Dec 2003

Villy Bergström: Can we be best again? The importance of capital formation for long-term growth

Speech by Mr Villy Bergström, Deputy Governor of Sveriges Riksbank, at a meeting in Kiruna, 8 December 2003.

15 Dec 2003

Roger W Ferguson, Jr: Concerns and considerations for the practical implementation of the New Basel Accord

Remarks by Mr Roger W Ferguson, Jr, Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the ICBI Risk Management 2003 Conference, Geneva, Switzerland, 2 December 2003.

15 Dec 2003

Jürgen Stark: Ten years of Maastricht - currency union leading to political union?

Lecture by Dr Jürgen Stark, Vice President of the Deutsche Bundesbank, at the 17th European Finance Convention, London, 2 December 2003.

15 Dec 2003

Bodil Nyboe Andersen: Recent financial and economic developments in Denmark

Speech by Mrs Bodil Nyboe Andersen, Governor of the National Bank of Denmark, at the Annual Meeting of the Danish Bankers Association, Copenhagen, 3 December 2003.

15 Dec 2003

I J Macfarlane: Overview of the Australian economy

Opening statement by Mr I J Macfarlane, Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, to House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics, Finance and Public Administration, Brisbane, 8 December 2003.

15 Dec 2003

David Dodge: Past adjustments and future trends in the Canadian economy

Remarks by Mr David Dodge, Governor of the Bank of Canada, to the London Chamber of Commerce, London, Ontario, 8 December 2003.

15 Dec 2003

K J Udeshi: India's potential in the banking and financial sector

Inaugural address by Ms K J Udeshi, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, at the Conference on Banking and Trade Finance, organised by the International Chamber of Commerce, New Delhi, 9 December 2003.

12 Dec 2003

Panayotis Thomopoulos: The financial environment in Southeast Europe

Speech by Mr Panayotis Thomopoulos, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Greece, at the Second International Banking Forum for the Southeast European Markets Economist Conference, Athens, 4 December 2003.

12 Dec 2003

R Basant Roi: Present challenges of monetary policy in Mauritius

Address by Mr R Basant Roi, Governor of the Bank of Mauritius, at the annual dinner with major economic shareholders, Sugar Beach Resort, 28 November 2003.

12 Dec 2003

T T Mboweni: Recent economic developments

Speech by Mr T T Mboweni, Governor of the South African Reserve Bank, at the dinner for Heads of Foreign Missions, Pretoria, 1 December 2003.

12 Dec 2003

Philipp M Hildebrand: Asset management at central banks - a special case?

Speech by Mr Philipp M Hildebrand, Member of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank, at the University of St Gallen, St Gallen, 5 December 2003.

12 Dec 2003

Toshihiko Fukui: Achieving sustainable growth

Speech by Mr Toshihiko Fukui, Governor of the Bank of Japan, at a luncheon for the EU Ambassadors, Tokyo, 28 November 2003.

12 Dec 2003

European Central Bank: Press conference - introductory statement

Introductory statement by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, and Mr Lucas Papademos, Vice-President of the European Central Bank, Frankfurt am Main, 4 December 2003.

12 Dec 2003

Sir K Dwight Venner: Economic reform ¿ towards a programme for resuscitation of economic growth and development in the Caribbean

Remarks by Sir K Dwight Venner, Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank, at the opening ceremony of the 35th Annual Caribbean Monetary Studies Conference, Basseterre. St Kitts, 24 November 2003.

11 Dec 2003

Rakesh Mohan: Challenges to monetary policy in a global context

Speech by Dr Rakesh Mohan, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, at the 22nd Anniversary Lecture of the Central Banking Studies at the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, Colombo, 21 November 2003.

11 Dec 2003

Lars Nyberg: Current financial stability issues

Speech by Mr Lars Nyberg, Deputy Governor of Sveriges Riksbank, to the Riksdag Standing Committee on Finance, Stockholm, 25 November 2003.

11 Dec 2003

Eva Srejber: Financial delegation - how do I keep a check on those managing my money?

Speech by Ms Eva Srejber, First Deputy Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank, to the Swedish Shareholders Association, Stockholm, 25 November 2003.

11 Dec 2003

Ewart S Williams: The role of credit unions in the emerging financial landscape

Address by Mr Ewart S Williams, Governor of the Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago, at a Breakfast Seminar hosted by CUNA Mutual Group/CUNA Caribbean and the Trinidad and Tobago Unit Trust Corporation, Port of Spain, 6 November 2003.

11 Dec 2003

Lee Hsien Loong: Seizing the opportunities

Address by Mr Lee Hsien Loong, Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore and Chairman of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, at the MAS Staff Seminar, Singapore, 18 November 2003.

11 Dec 2003

Jean-Claude Trichet: Testimony before the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs of the European Parliament

Introductory statement by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, before the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs of the European Parliament, Brussels, 1 December 2003.

5 Dec 2003

Pavel Racocha: Joining the EU - Impact on the financial sector of new member states

Speech by Mr Pavel Racocha, member of the Board of the Czech National Bank, delivered at the conference entitled "The Single Market for Financial Services in the EU and Its Impact on Globalization", Sydney, 3 November 2003.

5 Dec 2003

Jean Pierre Roth: What to expect from monetary policy?

Summary of a speech by Mr Jean Pierre Roth, Chairman of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank, at the International Center for Monetary and Banking Studies (ICMB), Geneva, 25 November 2003.

5 Dec 2003

Svein Gjedrem: The conduct of monetary policy

Introductory statement by Mr Svein Gjedrem, Governor of Norges Bank (Central Bank of Norway), at a hearing before the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs of the Storting (Norwegian parliament), Oslo, 1 December 2003.

5 Dec 2003

Lars Heikensten: Euro entry before reforms or reforms before euro entry?

Speech by Mr Lars Heikensten, Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank, at the Frankfurt European Banking Congress, Frankfurt, 21 November 2003.

5 Dec 2003

Lars Heikensten: The Riksbank's work on financial stability

Speech by Mr Lars Heikensten, Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank, at Göteborgs University, Göteborg, 25 November 2003.

5 Dec 2003

Jean-Claude Trichet: Financial stability

Speech by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, at the Forum Financier Belge, Brussels, 26 November 2003.

2 Dec 2003

Mark W Olson: Functional regulation and financial modernization (

Remarks by Mr Mark W Olson, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the annual meeting of the US Federal Reserve System, at the annual meeting of the National Conference of Insurance Legislators, Santa Fe, 22 November 2003.

2 Dec 2003

Jaime Caruana: The New Basel Capital Accord: why we need it and where we're at (

Remarks by Mr Jaime Caruana, Governor of the Bank of Spain and Chairman of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, at the Fifth Meeting of the Asian Program of the Institute of International Financce, Beijing, 17 November 2003.