Speeches by category

Central bankers' speeches - Oct to Dec 2005

Date Titles
22 Dec 2005

Lars Nyberg: House price developments and monetary policy

Speech by Mr Lars Nyberg, Deputy Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank, at Evli Bank, Stockholm, 19 December 2005.

22 Dec 2005

Ardian Fullani: Microfinance in Albania

Speech by Mr Ardian Fullani, Governor of the Bank of Albania, at the Euro Mediterranean Conference on Micro Credit, Rome, 5-6 December 2005.

22 Dec 2005

Ardian Fullani: Financial sector assessment program (FSAP)

Speech by Mr Ardian Fullani, Governor of the Bank of Albania, at the press conference organised in the context of the Financial Sector Assessment Program, Tirana, 15 December 2005.

22 Dec 2005

Zdenik Tuma: Monetary policy governance - comments on the institutional set-up of inflation targeting in Albania

Speech by Mr Zdenik Tuma, Governor of the Czech National Bank, at the Bank of Albania Open Forum on 'Preconditions for launching inflation targeting in Albania', Tirana, 1-2 December 2005.

22 Dec 2005

Zhou Xiaochuan: Speeding up financial reform to support economic development of the west region in China

Speech by Mr Zhou Xiaochuan, Governor of the People's Bank of China, at the High-Level Forum on Economic Development and Financial Services in the Three Gorges Area, Chongqing, China, 15 November 2005.

22 Dec 2005

Y V Reddy: Corporate governance in banks in India

Luncheon address by Dr Y V Reddy, Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, at the Seminar on Corporate Governance for Bank Directors organised by the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore; International Institute of Finance, Washington and the Indian Banks' Association, Mumbai, 16 December 2005.

22 Dec 2005

R Jayamaha: Basel II and operational risk

Keynote address by Dr R Jayamaha, Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, at the 10th SEACEN-FSI Regional Seminar for Bank Supervisors and Regulators, Colombo, 12 December 2005.

21 Dec 2005

Toshihiko Fukui: Overview of the Japanese economy

Summary of a speech by Mr Toshihiko Fukui, Governor of the Bank of Japan, at a meeting with business leaders, Nagoya, 8 December 2005.

21 Dec 2005

Xiang Junbo: Deepening financial reform to create a favorable environment for enterprises

Speech by Mr Xiang Junbo, Deputy Governor of the People's Bank of China, at the Euro Finance China Conference 2005, Shanghai, 9 November 2005.

21 Dec 2005

Wu Xiaoling: Speeding up financial innovation and promoting development of the small and medium-sized enterprises

Speech by Ms Wu Xiaoling, Deputy Governor of the People's Bank of China, at the High Level Seminar on Development and Investment of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) in East Asia, Beijing, 27 October 2005.

21 Dec 2005

Lucas Papademos: Interview with Financial Times and Financial Times Deutschland

Interview with Mr Lucas Papademos, Vice President of the European Central Bank, conducted by Mr Ralph Atkins and Mr Marc Schieritz and published in the Financial Times and Financial Times Deutschland on 19 December 2005.

21 Dec 2005

Jean-Claude Trichet: Interview with Paris Match

Interview of Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, conducted by Ms Elisabeth Chavelet (Paris Match) on 7 December 2005 and published in the edition of Paris Match dated 15-21 December 2005.

21 Dec 2005

David Dodge: Promoting economic integrity

Remarks by Mr David Dodge, Governor of the Bank of Canada, to the RCMP management retreat, Ottawa, 25 October 2005.

20 Dec 2005

Jean-Pierre Roth: Economic recovery is continuing 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, 15 December 2005.

20 Dec 2005

Niklaus Blattner: Switzerland's real estate market

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, 15 December 2005.

20 Dec 2005

Philipp Hildebrand: SNB's performance against the background of financial market developments

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, 15 December 2005.

20 Dec 2005

Jean-Claude Trichet: European financial integration

Speech by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, at the 10th Symposium on Finance, Banking, and Insurance, University of Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, 16 December 2005.

20 Dec 2005

Zeti Akhtar Aziz: Empowering consumers for a progressive and sustainable financial system

Keynote address by Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz, Governor of the Central Bank of Malaysia, at the Third International Forum on Financial Consumer Protection and Education 'Fostering Greater Consumer Protection and Education', Kuala Lumpur, 14 December 2005.

20 Dec 2005

R Basant Roi: Overview of macroeconomic policies in Mauritius

Address by Mr R Basant Roi, Governor of the Bank of Mauritius, at the Bank of Mauritius' annual dinner with major economic stakeholders, Flic-en-Flac, 2 December 2005.

20 Dec 2005

Lucas Papademos: Remarks on the ECB's December 2005 Financial Stability Review

Opening remarks by Mr Lucas Papademos, Vice-President of the European Central Bank, at the press briefing on the occasion of the publication of the December 2005 Financial Stability Review, Frankfurt, 8 December 2005.

16 Dec 2005

Alan Greenspan: The role and resilience of open and competitive markets

Remarks by Mr Alan Greenspan, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, in acceptance of a New York University honorary degree, New York, 14 December 2005.

16 Dec 2005

Glenn Stevens: Financial challenges and opportunities in the Asia-Pacific region for the 21st century

Opening remarks by Mr Glenn Stevens, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, to The 18th Australasian Finance and Banking Conference 2005, Sydney, 14 December 2005.

16 Dec 2005

Zeti Akhtar Aziz: Enhancing financial literacy for sustained economic prosperity

Dinner address by Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz, Governor of the Central Bank of Malaysia, at the Citigroup-INSEAD Financial Education Summit 2005: A Forum Promoting Financial Education in Asia Pacific, Kuala Lumpur, 12 December 2005.

16 Dec 2005

Ian J Macfarlane: Some observations on recent economic developments

Talk by Mr Ian J Macfarlane, Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, to Australian Business Economists, Annual Forecasting Conference Dinner, Sydney, 13 December 2005.

16 Dec 2005

David Dodge: Our approach to monetary policy - inflation targeting

Remarks by Mr David Dodge, Governor of the Bank of Canada, to the Regina Chamber of Commerce, Regina, Saskatchewan, 12 December 2005.

15 Dec 2005

Jaime Caruana: The future of banking supervision in Europe

Address by Mr Jaime Caruana, Governor of the Bank of Spain and Chairman of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, at the conference 'Supervision of International Banks: Is a Bank Crisis still Possible in Europe?' ¿ European Banking Federation (FBE), Brussels, 28 October 2005.

15 Dec 2005

Zeti Akhtar Aziz: Migration to E-payments

Keynote address by Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz, Governor of the Central Bank of Malaysia, at the Payment Systems Forum and Exhibition 2005, Kuala Lumpur, 28 November 2005.

15 Dec 2005

Michael C Bonello: Pursuing faster growth in a stable macroeconomic environment

Speech by Mr Michael C Bonello, Governor of the Central Bank of Malta, at the Annual Dinner of the Institute of Financial Services, St. Julians, 10 November 2005.

15 Dec 2005

Sunil Mendis: Basel II - preparation of implementation in the Asia-Pacific region

Keynote address by Mr Sunil Mendis, Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, at the SEACEN Seminar on Basel II: Preparation of Implementation in the Asia-Pacific Region, Colombo, 7-10 December 2005.

15 Dec 2005

Villy Bergström: The labour market and wage formation

Speech by Mr Villy Bergström, Deputy Governor of Sveriges Riksbank, at the Association of Swedish Engineering Industries' HR director conference, Rimbo, 22 November 2005.

14 Dec 2005

V Leeladhar: Taking banking services to the common man - financial inclusion

Commemorative lecture by Mr V Leeladhar, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, at the Fedbank Hormis Memorial Foundation, Ernakulam, 2 December 2005.

14 Dec 2005

Zeti Akhtar Aziz: Malaysia's fast-changing financial landscape

Speech by Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz, Governor of the Central Bank of Malaysia, at the 26th Annual Dinner 2005 of The Association of Merchant Banks, Kuala Lumpur, 3 December 2005.

14 Dec 2005

Zeti Akhtar Aziz: Developing a robust competency framework for the Malaysian banking industry

Opening speech by Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz, Governor of the Central Bank of Malaysia, at the Industry Competency Framework Study Focus Group Discussion, Kuala Lumpur, 6 December 2005.

14 Dec 2005

Goh Chok Tong: Riding the Asian tide

Speech Mr Goh Chok Tong, Senior Minister and Chairman of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, at the Nomura Singapore Seminar, Tokyo, 8 November 2005.

14 Dec 2005

Goh Chok Tong: Strengthening Singapore's position as a leading financial centre in Asia

Speech Mr Goh Chok Tong, Senior Minister and Chairman of the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), at the 2005 MAS Staff Seminar, Singapore, 29 November 2005.

13 Dec 2005

Stanley Fischer: Monitoring healthy and sustained growth in Israel

Address by Professor Stanley Fischer, Governor of the Bank of Israel, at the Annual Meeting of the Association of Banks, Tel Aviv, 24 November 2005.

13 Dec 2005

Stanley Fischer: Overcoming poverty in Israel

Address by Professor Stanley Fischer, Governor of the Bank of Israel, at the Globes Israel Business Conference, Tel Aviv, 5 December 2005.

13 Dec 2005

John Hurley: The Central Bank and the Eurosystem

Introductory remarks by Mr John Hurley, Governor of the Central Bank and Financial Services Authority of Ireland, at the Seminar for Irish Media, Dublin, 6 December 2005.

13 Dec 2005

Davíð Oddsson: The Central Bank of Iceland's commitment to price stability

Speech by Mr Davíð Oddsson, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Central Bank of Iceland, at a seminar organised by the Iceland Chamber of Commerce, Reykjavik, 5 December 2005.

13 Dec 2005

Erkki Liikanen: A central bank's view on technology based efficiency and productivity in the financial markets

Opening speech by Mr Erkki Liikanen, Governor of the Bank of Finland, in the Bank of Finland seminar on Technology-driven Efficiencies and Risks in Financial Institutions, Helsinki, 21 November 2005.