Speeches by category

Central bankers' speeches - Oct to Dec 2006

Date Titles
21 Dec 2006

Mervyn King: Through the looking glass ¿ reform of the international institutions

Text of the Inaugural International Distinguished Lecture by Mr Mervyn King, Governor of the Bank of England, to the Melbourne Centre for Financial Studies, Melbourne, 21 December 2006.

21 Dec 2006

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

Testimony by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, at the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee of the European Parliament, Brussels, 20 December 2006.

21 Dec 2006

Jean-Claude Trichet: Interview with Ta Nea, Der Tagesspiegel and Luxemburger Wort

Interview of Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, conducted on 11 December 2006 by Ms Irini Chrysolora (Ta Nea), Mr Moritz Döbler (Der Tagesspiegel) and Mr Pierre Leyers (Luxemburger Wort), published on 18 December 2006.

21 Dec 2006

Y V Reddy: Dynamics of balance of payments in India

Text of the First Diamond Jubilee Lecture delivered by Dr Y V Reddy, Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, at the Inauguration of the Diamond Jubilee Celebrations of the Department of Commerce, Osmania University, Hyderabad, 16 December 2006.

21 Dec 2006

Stanley Fischer: Dollarization

Keynote address by Professor Stanley Fischer, Governor of the Bank of Israel, at the 75th Anniversary Conference of the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey "Dollarization: Consequences and Policy Options", Istanbul, 13-15 December 2006.

21 Dec 2006

Y V Reddy: Rural banking ¿ review and prospects

Text of the first Smarajit Ray Memorial Lecture delivered by Dr Y V Reddy, Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, organised by the Andhra Pradesh Mahila Abhivruddhi Society, Hyderabad, 16 December 2006.

21 Dec 2006

Savenaca Narube: Brief look at the commercial banking sector in Fiji

Opening address by Mr Savenaca Narube, Governor of the Reserve Bank of Fiji, at the official opening of Bank of South Pacific Limited, Suva, 18 December 2006.

21 Dec 2006

Caleb M Fundanga: Strengthening and promoting the Zambian private sector

Speech by Dr Caleb M Fundanga, Governor of the Bank of Zambia, at the Celtel Loan Signing Ceremony, Lusaka, 12 December 2006.

20 Dec 2006

Mario Draghi: Education and economic growth

Lectio Magistralis by Mr Mario Draghi, Governor of the Bank of Italy, at the inauguration of the 100th academic year, University of Rome 'La Sapienza', Economic Faculty, Rome, 9 November 2006.

20 Dec 2006

Zeti Akhtar Aziz: Focus on human capital development in Malaysia

Welcoming remarks by Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz, Governor of the Central Bank of Malaysia, at the INCEIF Strategic Partnership 2006, Kuala Lumpur, 14 December 2006.

20 Dec 2006

Hamad Al-Sayari: The "Banker" program in Saudi Arabia

Speech by His Excellency Hamad Al-Sayari, Governor of the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency, in the Inauguration Ceremony of The "Banker" Program, at the Institute of Banking, Riyadh, 28 November 2006.

20 Dec 2006

Hamad Al-Sayari: Challenges posed to investment in Saudi banks

Speech by His Excellency Hamad Al-Sayari, Governor of the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency, to the Symposium on Challenges Posed to Investment and Saudi Banks, Riyadh, 2 December 2006.

20 Dec 2006

Caleb M Fundanga: The Bank of Zambia's management development programme for managers

Remarks by Dr Caleb M Fundanga, Governor of the Bank of Zambia, at the opening of the Management Development Programme for Managers, Livingstone, 4-15 December 2006.

18 Dec 2006

Jean-Pierre Roth: Seventy years after ¿ the final collapse of the gold standard in September 1936

Opening remarks by Mr Jean-Pierre Roth, Chairm. of the Gov. Board of the SNB and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the BIS, at the Conference "70 Years After: The Final Collapse of the Gold Standard in Sep 1936", Univ. of Zurich, Zurich, 15 Dec. 2006.

18 Dec 2006

Ben S Bernanke: The Chinese economy ¿ progress and challenges

Remarks by Mr Ben S Bernanke, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Beijing, 15 December 2006.

18 Dec 2006

Durmus Yilmaz: Dollarization ¿ consequences and policy options

Speech by Mr Durmus Yilmaz, Governor of the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey, at a Conference on "Dollarization", Istanbul, 14 December 2006.

18 Dec 2006

John Gieve: Pricing for perfection

Speech by Sir John Gieve, Deputy Governor of the Bank of England, at the Bank of England, London, 14 December 2006.

18 Dec 2006

Krzysztof Rybinski: Global imbalances and implications for emerging markets

Address by Mr Krzysztof Rybinski, Deputy President of the National Bank of Poland, at the Panel Discussion on Scenarios for Emerging Markets at the OKB Roundtable, Vienna, 14-15 December 2006.

18 Dec 2006

Lim Hng Kiang: The Tokyo Stock Exchange and Singapore

Speech by Mr Lim Hng Kiang, Deputy Chairman of the Monetary Authority of Singapore and Minister for Trade and Industry, at the Tokyo Stock Exchange Singapore Representative Office 10th Anniversary, Singapore, 14 December 2006.

15 Dec 2006

Jean-Pierre Roth: Recent economic and financial developments in Switzerland

Introductory remarks by Mr Jean-Pierre Roth, Chairman of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Bank for International Settlements, at the end-of-year media news conference, Zurich, 14 December 2006.

15 Dec 2006

Niklaus Blattner: Global trends in financial market infrastructures and their significance for financial stability

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, 14 December 2006.

15 Dec 2006

Philipp Hildebrand: Risk management

Introductory remarks by Mr Philipp Hildebrand, Member of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank, at the end-of-year media news conference, Zurich, 14 December 2006.

15 Dec 2006

Nils Bernstein: The role of the pension sector in the economy

Speech by Mr Nils Bernstein, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the National Bank of Denmark, at the Labour-Market Pension Conference 2006, Copenhagen, 26 October 2006.

15 Dec 2006

Lars Nyberg: The Riksbank's cooperation with Sida

Speech by Mr Lars Nyberg, Deputy Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank, at a seminar arranged by Sida, Stockholm, 13 December 2006.

14 Dec 2006

Nils Bernstein: Recent economic and financial developments in Denmark

Speech by Mr Nils Bernstein, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the National Bank of Denmark, at the Annual Meeting of the Danish Bankers Association, Copenhagen, 6 December 2006.

14 Dec 2006

Nils Bernstein: Financial crises ¿ talks in relation to financial stability in Denmark

Speech by Mr Nils Bernstein, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the National Bank of Denmark, at the conference to mark the 125th anniversary of the first Danish savings bank act ¿ the Savings Bank Act of 1880, Copenhagen, 12 September 2006.

14 Dec 2006

John Hurley: The challenges ahead ¿ SEPA and NPIP

Speech by Mr John Hurley, Governor of the Central Bank and Financial Services Authority of Ireland, at the National Payments Conference, Dublin, 12 December 2006.

14 Dec 2006

Glenn Stevens: Finance and economic development in Australia

Address by Mr Glenn Stevens, Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, to the Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA) Annual Dinner, Melbourne, 12 December 2006.

14 Dec 2006

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, 5 December 2006.

14 Dec 2006

Jens Thomsen: European bond markets before and after the euro

Speech by Mr Jens Thomsen, Member of the Board of Governors of the National Bank of Denmark and Chairman of the EFC-subcommittee on EU Government Bonds and Bills Markets, at the European Government Bond Summit, Brussels, 25 October 2006.

14 Dec 2006

Nout Wellink: Goals and strategies of the Basel Committee

Remarks by Dr Nout Wellink, President of the Netherlands Bank and Chairman of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, at the High Level Meeting on the Implementation of Basel II in Asia and Other Regional Supervi. Priorities, Hong Kong, 11 December 2006.

12 Dec 2006

David Dodge: Improving financial system efficiency ¿ the need for action

Remarks by Mr David Dodge, Governor of the Bank of Canada, to the Economic Club of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, 11 December 2006.

12 Dec 2006

Stanley Fischer: The openness of Israel's economy to the global economy and the importance of Israel's joining the OECD

Address by Professor Stanley Fischer, Governor of the Bank of Israel, at the Globes Business Conference 2006, Tel-Aviv, 11 December 2006.

12 Dec 2006

Radovan Jela¿ic: The development of small and medium size enterprises in Serbia

Speech by Mr Radovan Jela¿ic, Governor of the National Bank of Serbia, during his visit to the enterprise "DOO PAVLE" PANCEVO, user of a loan under the credit line granted by the Italian government, Pancevo, 24 November 2006.

12 Dec 2006

Ardian Fullani: Bank of Albania ¿ progress during 2006

Speech by Mr Ardian Fullani, Governor of the Bank of Albania, at the "Round Table on Target Inflation 2", Tirana, 8 December 2006.

12 Dec 2006

Ardian Fullani: Past and future banking reforms in Albania and the region

Speech by Mr Ardian Fullani, Governor of the Bank of Albania, at The Fifth International Banking Forum, Athens, Greece, 6 December 2006.

12 Dec 2006

Lucas Papademos: ECB Financial Stability Review December 2006

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 2006 ECB Financial Stability Review, Frankfurt am Main, 11 December 2006.

11 Dec 2006

Jean-Pierre Roth: Implications for business of the new international monetary order

Address by Mr Jean-Pierre Roth, Chairman of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the BIS, at the Annual Conference of the International Business Academy, University of Fribourg, Fribourg, 8 December 2006.

11 Dec 2006

Erkki Liikanen: Finland and EU

Speech by Mr Erkki Liikanen, Governor of the Bank of Finland, at the College of Europe, Warsaw, 8 December 2006.

11 Dec 2006

Erkki Liikanen: The changing financial environment in Latin America and global imbalances

Remarks by Mr Erkki Liikanen, Governor of the Bank of Finland, at the III High-Level Seminar of the Eurosystem and Latin American Central Banks, Madrid, 4 December 2006.