Speeches by category

Central bankers' speeches - Oct to Dec 2004

Date Titles
31 Dec 2004

Bandid Nijathaworn: Regional financial cooperation - some thoughts on the way forward

Speech by Mr Bandid Nijathaworn Deputy Governor of the Bank of Thailand at the APEC Finance and Development Program Annual Forum Sanya China 28 November 2004

31 Dec 2004

Glenn Stevens: Economic and financial conditions December 2004

Address by Mr Glenn Stevens Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia to the Australian Business Economists and the Economic Society of Australia (NSW Branch) Annual Forecasting Conference Dinner Sydney 14 December 2004

31 Dec 2004

Ardian Fullani: Monetary policy challenges in the framework of approximating the Bank of Albania to the European Central Bank

Greeting speech by Mr Ardian Fullani Governor of the Bank of Albania at the workshop organised by the Bank of Albania in cooperation with the GTZ Tirana 8 December 2004

31 Dec 2004

Ardian Fullani: Bank-business relationships - a new chapter

Speech by Mr Ardian Fullani Governor of the Bank of Albania at the meeting organised by the Bank of Albania in cooperation with the business community of the country Tirana 13 December 2004

31 Dec 2004

T T Mboweni: The South African banking sector - an overview of the past

Address by Mr T T Mboweni Governor of the South African Reserve Bank at the year-end media cocktail function Johannesburg 14 December 2004

31 Dec 2004

Jean-Claude Trichet: Press briefing on the 'ECB Financial Stability Review'

Opening remarks by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet President of the European Central Bank Frankfurt am Main 15 December 2004

31 Dec 2004

Timothy F Geithner: The Fed Challenge

Remarks by Mr Timothy F Geithner President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York at the National Academy Foundation¿s 2004 Dinner New York 8 December 2004

31 Dec 2004

Philipp Hildebrand: Developments in the international financial markets and managing the Swiss National Bank's assets

Introductory remarks by Dr Philipp Hildebrand Member of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank at the end-of-year media news conference Zurich 16 December 2004

31 Dec 2004

Niklaus Blattner: A look behind the scenes of system oversight

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 16 December 2004

31 Dec 2004

Jean-Pierre Roth: The Swiss National Bank's new inflation forecast

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 16 December 2004

29 Dec 2004

Jens Thomsen: Brief overview of the Danish economy

Statement by Mr Jens Thomsen Member of the Board of Governors of the National Bank of Denmark at the meeting of the Danish Economic Council Copenhagen 30 November 2004

29 Dec 2004

Michael C Bonello: The Maltese lira

Interview with Mr Michael C Bonello Governor of the Central Bank of Malta by The Malta Business Weekly 9 December 2004

29 Dec 2004

Zdenìk Tùma: Education in the Czech Republic - the case of the missing generation

Speech by Mr Zdenìk Tùma, Governor of the Czech National Bank, on the occasion of graduation from the EMBA programme at CMC Graduation School of Business, Prague, 4 December 2004

29 Dec 2004

T T Mboweni: The state of the South African economy

Remarks by Mr T T Mboweni, Governor of the South African Reserve Bank, at the Annual Dinner in honour of the Ambassadors and High Commissioners to the Republic of South Africa, Pretoria, 7 December 2004

29 Dec 2004

David Dodge: Financial system efficiency - a Canadian imperative

Remarks by Mr David Dodge, Governor of the Bank of Canada, to the Empire Club of Canada and the Canadian Club of Toronto, Toronto, 9 December 2004

29 Dec 2004

Jean-Pierre Roth: International monetary policy 2005

Summary of a speech by Mr Jean Pierre Roth, Chairman of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank, at the 19. Internationales Zins-Forum - Zinsen 2005, Frankfurt am Main, 6 December 2004

23 Dec 2004

Panayotis Thomopoulos: Post-Olympic Greece 2004 - infrastructural development and financial innovation

Speech by Mr Panayotis Thomopoulos, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Greece, at the Euromoney Conferences, Athens, 24 November 2004.

23 Dec 2004

Susan Schmidt Bies: It's not just about the models - recognising the importance of qualitative factors in an effective risk-management process

Remarks by Ms Susan Schmidt Bies, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the International Center for Business Information¿s Risk Management 2004 Conference, Geneva, 7 December 2004.

23 Dec 2004

Caleb M Fundanga: Economic and environmental growth of Africa

Speech by Dr Caleb M Fundanga, Governor of the Bank of Zambia, at the 2nd Green Accord Media Forum, Rapolano, Italy, 3 November 2004.

23 Dec 2004

Caleb M Fundanga: The role and operations of the Bank of Zambia

Closing remarks by Dr Caleb M Fundanga, Governor of the Bank of Zambia, at the end of the Bank of Zambia lecture series to members of the University of Zambia Business and Economics Association (UNZABECA), Lusaka, 24 November 2004.

23 Dec 2004

Caleb M Fundanga: The Bank of Zambia and the insurance industry

Speech by Dr Caleb M Fundanga, Governor of the Bank of Zambia, at the end of year cocktail party for the Zambia State Insurance Corporation Limited clients, Lusaka, 1 December 2004.

23 Dec 2004

R Basant Roi: Monetary policy objectives in Mauritius and its operational framework since 1994

Address by Mr Rameswurlall Basant Roi, GCSK, Governor of the Bank of Mauritius, at the Bank of Mauritius¿ Annual Dinner with major economic stakeholders, Flic-en-Flac, 3 December 2004.

23 Dec 2004

Bodil Nyboe Andersen: The significance of Basel II for Danish banks

Speech by Mrs Bodil Nyboe Andersen, Governor of the National Bank of Denmark, at the Annual Meeting of the Danish Bankers¿ Association, Copenhagen, 1 December 2004.

23 Dec 2004

Jean-Claude Trichet: The integration of the single market for financial services - the Eurosystem perspective

Keynote speech by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, at the CESR Conference ¿Europe¿s single market in financial services: under construction or fully integrated¿, Paris, 6 December 2004.

23 Dec 2004

Jean-Claude Trichet: A stability-oriented monetary policy as a necessary condition for long term growth

Speech by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, at the UNICE Competitiveness Day, Brussels, 9 December 2004.

6 Dec 2004

Ben S Bernanke: The logic of monetary policy

Remarks by Mr Ben S Bernanke, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, before the National Economists Club, Washington, DC, 2 December 2004.

6 Dec 2004

Ewart S Williams: Challenges facing the Caribbean Centre for Monetary Studies

Opening remarks by Mr Ewart S Williams, Governor of the Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago, at the Thirty-Sixth Annual Monetary Studies Conference, jointly hosted by the Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago and the Caribbean Centre for Monetary Studies, St Augustine, 1-4 November 2004.

6 Dec 2004

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, 2 December 2004.

6 Dec 2004

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, 30 November 2004.

6 Dec 2004

Mervyn King: What fates impose - facing up to uncertainty

Speech by Mr Mervyn King, Governor of the Bank of England, at the Eighth British Academy Annual Lecture 2004, London, 1 December 2004.

2 Dec 2004

Hermann Remsperger: Research matters -, SDGE models and the financial sector

Speech by Professor Hermann Remsperger, Member of the Executive Board of the Deutsche Bundesbank, at a workshop entitled ¿SDGE models and the financial sector¿ hosted by the Technical University of Darmstadt and Deutsche Bundesbank, Eltville, 26-27 November 2004.

2 Dec 2004

Tom Alweendo: Prospects for a monetary union in the Southern African Development Community (SADC)

Address by Mr Tom Alweendo, Governor of the Bank of Namibia, at the Bank of Namibia¿s annual governor¿s address, Windhoek, 18 November 2004.

2 Dec 2004

Zeti Akhtar Aziz: Global leadership development

Speech by Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz, Governor of the Central Bank of Malaysia, at the Official Launch of ICLIF Alumni Association and ICLIF Leadership Competency Model, Kuala Lumpur, 30 November 2004.

2 Dec 2004

Goh Chok Tong: Building on our reputation and reaching for new horizons

Address by Mr Goh Chok Tong, Senior Minister and Chairman of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, at MAS Staff Seminar, Singapore, 30 November 2004.

2 Dec 2004

Erkki Liikanen: External financing condition, the exchange rate and policy tradeoffs for central banks

Speaking notes by Mr Erkki Liikanen, Governor of the Bank of Finland, for the second high-level seminar of the Eurosystem and Latin American central banks, Rio de Janeiro, 26 November 2004.

2 Dec 2004

Jean-Claude Trichet: South Eastern European challenges and prospects

Keynote speech by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, at the Conference on European Economic Integration (CEEI), Vienna, 29 November 2004.

2 Dec 2004

Klaus Liebscher: Conference on European Economic Integration (CEEI)

Opening remarks by Dr Klaus Liebscher, Governor of the Austrian National Bank, at the Conference on European Economic Integration (CEEI), Vienna, 29 November 2004.

2 Dec 2004

Toshihiko Fukui: Overall review of the Bank of Japan's conduct of monetary policy

Statement by Mr Toshihiko Fukui, Governor of the Bank of Japan, concerning the Bank¿s Semiannual Report on Currency and Monetary Control before the Committee on Financial Affairs, House of Councillors, Tokyo, 28 October 2004.

2 Dec 2004

Antonio Fazio: Regulation and supervision in financial markets

Presentation by Antonio Fazio, Governor of the Bank of Italy, at the Frankfurt European Banking Congress 2004, panel discussion on ¿Regulation and Supervision in Financial Markets¿, Frankfurt, 19 November 2004.

2 Dec 2004

Jean-Pierre Roth: Life in a two-headed monetary system - the Swiss experience

Speech by Mr Jean-Pierre Roth Chairman of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank, at the 50th Anniversary of the Bank of Israel, Jerusalem, 29 November 2004.