Speeches by category

Central bankers' speeches - Oct to Dec 2006

Date Titles
11 Dec 2006

Erkki Liikanen: Finland, EMU and euro

Speech by Mr Erkki Liikanen, Governor of the Bank of Finland, at the International Bankers' Club, Luxembourg, 1 December 2006.

11 Dec 2006

European Central Bank: Press conference ¿ introductory statement

Introductory statement by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, Frankfurt am Main, 7 December 2006.

11 Dec 2006

Usha Thorat: Urban cooperative banks ¿ evolution of the banks, current issues in corporate governance and challenges in their regulation and supervision

Text of the Late Shri R N Godbole Memorial Lecture (2006), delivered by Ms Usha Thorat, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, at Shivaji University, Kolhapur, 6 December 2006.

8 Dec 2006

Nicholas C Garganas: Macroeconomic management in an environment of aggregate supply shocks ¿ lessons from recent experience

Background paper to speech by Mr Nicholas C Garganas, Governor of the Bank of Greece, at the SEANZA Symposium, Bank Negara Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, 25 November 2006.

8 Dec 2006

Stanley Fischer: Israel's economy and the challenges facing its banking system

Address by Professor Stanley Fischer, Governor of the Bank of Israel, at the AGM of the Association of Banks in Israel, Tel Aviv, 23 November 2006.

8 Dec 2006

Ewart S Williams: Investment strategies in an uncertain world

Address by Mr Ewart S Williams, Governor of the Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago, at the Business Insight Caribbean Investor Conference, Port-of-Spain, 1 December 2006.

8 Dec 2006

Caleb M Fundanga: A brief look at corporate governance in Zambia

Speech by Dr Caleb M Fundanga, Governor of the Bank of Zambia, at the launch of corporate governance guidelines for banks and non-bank financial institutions, Lusaka, 28 November 2006.

8 Dec 2006

Caleb M Fundanga: Bank of Zambia Risk Management Framework

Opening remarks by Dr Caleb M Fundanga, Governor of the Bank of Zambia, at the Risk Management Framework Sensitisation Workshop for Board of Directors, Chisamba, 24-26 November 2006.

8 Dec 2006

Su Ning: Continue to strengthen macroeconomic management and push forward balanced economic growth

Speech by Mr Su Ning, Deputy Governor of the People's Bank of China, at the Forum on Balanced Growth, Beijing,23 November 2006.

8 Dec 2006

Xiang Junbo: Harmonious financial development ¿ the expectation of the world's economy and financial industry

Speech by Mr Xiang Junbo, Deputy Governor of the People's Bank of China, at the Opening Ceremony of Lujiazui Financial Culture Week and Lujiazui International Financial Forum, Shanghai, 1 September 2006.

7 Dec 2006

Ben S Bernanke: Brief overview of the 4th Conference of the International Research Forum on Monetary Policy (welcoming remarks)

Welcoming remarks by Mr Ben S Bernanke, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Fourth Conference of the International Research Forum on Monetary Policy, Washington DC, 1 December 2006.

7 Dec 2006

Miguel Fernández Ordóñez: Financial integration and stability in Europe

Opening remarks by Mr Miguel Fernández Ordóñez, Governor of the Bank of Spain, at the Conference on "Finanancial Integration and Stability in Europe", org. by Bank of Spain, Europ. Central Bank and the Center for Finan. Studies, Madrid, 3 December 2006.

7 Dec 2006

Ardian Fullani: The confidence indices

Speech by Mr Ardian Fullani, Governor of the Bank of Albania, at the regional seminar "Development and implementation of business and consumer confidence indices in Albania 2", Tirana, 1 December 2006.

7 Dec 2006

R Basant Roi: Overview of recent economic and financial developments in Mauritius

Address by Mr R Basant Roi, Governor of the Bank of Mauritius, at the Bank of Mauritius' Ninth Annual Dinner with major economic stakeholders, Flic¿en¿Flac, 1 December 2006.

7 Dec 2006

Lucas Papademos: Monetary policy in a changing world ¿ commitment, strategy and credibility

Speech by Mr Lucas Papademos, Vice President of the European Central Bank, at the Fourth Conference of the International Research Forum on Monetary Policy, Washington DC, 1 December 2006.

7 Dec 2006

Donald L Kohn: Monetary policy and uncertainty

Remarks by Mr Donald L Kohn, Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Fourth Conference of the International Research Forum on Monetary Policy, Washington DC, 1 December 2006.

4 Dec 2006

Stefan Ingves: Comments on "An evaluation of Swedish monetary policy 1995-2005"

Speech by Mr Stefan Ingves, Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank, at the Riksdag Committee on Finance, Stockholm, 30 November 2006.

4 Dec 2006

Jean-Claude Trichet: The process of economic, monetary and financial integration in Europe

Text of the Jean Monnet Memorial Lecture by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, at the European Business School, London, 29 November 2006.

4 Dec 2006

Miguel Fernández Ordóñez: The international economic scene and analysis of the Spanish economy

Speech by Mr Miguel Fernández Ordóñez, Governor of the Bank of Spain, before the Senate Budget Committee, Madrid, 23 November 2006.

4 Dec 2006

T T Mboweni: An overview of the economic challenges of 2006

Address by Mr T T Mboweni, Governor of the South African Reserve Bank, at the Annual Dinner in honour of the Ambassadors and High Commissioners accredited to the Republic of South Africa, Pretoria, 30 November 2006.

4 Dec 2006

Susan Schmidt Bies: A US perspective on Basel II implementation

Remarks by Ms Susan Schmidt Bies, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Institute for International Bankers Seminar on the Impact of Basel II on Financial Markets and Business Strategies, New York, 30 November 2006.

30 Nov 2006

Jean-Pierre Roth: The economic situation ¿ la vie en rose?

Summary of a speech by Mr Jean-Pierre Roth, Chairman of the Gov. Board of the Swiss National Bank and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the BIS, at a meeting with representatives of Ticino industry, Centro di studi bancari, Vezia, 28 November 2006.

30 Nov 2006

Ben S Bernanke: The economic outlook

Remarks by Mr Ben S Bernanke, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, before the National Italian American Foundation, New York, 28 November 2006.

30 Nov 2006

Rachel Lomax: Perspectives on current monetary policy

Speech by Ms Rachel Lomax, Deputy Governor of the Bank of England, to the Cardiff Business Club, Cardiff, 27 November 2006.

30 Nov 2006

Lars Nyberg: Are hedge funds dangerous?

Speech by Mr Lars Nyberg, Deputy Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank, at a meeting at Nordea and the CFA Society of Sweden, Stockholm, 24 November 2006.

30 Nov 2006

X P Guma: Investing in Africa

Address by Dr X P Guma, Deputy Governor of the South African Reserve Bank, at the Arab-African Investment, Banking and Business Conference, Cape Town, 28 November 2006.

30 Nov 2006

Peter Pang: Hong Kong Mortgage Corporation mortgage-backed securities issues

Speech by Mr Peter Pang, Deputy Chief Exec. of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority and Executive Director of the Hong Kong Mortgage Corporation Ltd., at the signing ceremony for the HK$2 billion mortgage-backed securities issue, Hong Kong, 27 November 2006.

28 Nov 2006

Toshihiko Fukui: Recent developments in economic activity in Japan

Summary of a speech by Mr Toshihiko Fukui, Governor of the Bank of Japan, at a meeting with business leaders, Osaka, 27 November 2006.

28 Nov 2006

Sir K Dwight Venner: Growth, profitability and regulation ¿ the imperatives

Opening address by Sir K Dwight Venner, Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank, at the 33rd Annual Caribbean Association of Indigenous Banks Conference "Growth, Profitability and Regulation ¿ The Imperatives", Port of Spain, 16 November 2006.

28 Nov 2006

Sultan Bin Nasser Al-Suwaidi: The extended importance of the euro

Speech by His Excellency Sultan Bin Nasser Al-Suwaidi, Governor of the Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates, at the Frankfurt European Banking Congress, Frankfurt am Main, 17 November 2006.

28 Nov 2006

Caleb M Fundanga: Brief background to the FinScope Zambia 2005 Survey

Speech by Dr Caleb M Fundanga, Governor of the Bank of Zambia, as background to the FinScope Zambia 2005 Survey, Lusaka, 8 November 2006.

28 Nov 2006

Mohd Razif bin Abd Kadir: Brief overview of Islamic banking and finance

Speech by Mr Mohd Razif bin Abd Kadir, Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Malaysia, at the official launch of Kuala Lumpur International Islamic Finance Expo 2006, Kuala Lumpur, 24 November 2006.

28 Nov 2006

Fatos Ibrahimi: Banking system reforms, accomplishments and challenges in Albania

Speech by Mr Fatos Ibrahimi, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Albania, at the 9th CEI Summit Economic Forum "Fostering reforms and innovations for sustainable growth", a Ministry of Economy, Trade and Energy, Central European Initiative, Tirana, 23 November 2006

28 Nov 2006

Savenaca Narube: Improving our lives and those of our families

Keynote address by Mr Savenaca Narube, Governor of the Reserve Bank of Fiji, at the Fiji Development Bank 2006 Small Business Awards, Suva, 23 November 2006.

22 Nov 2006

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, 31 October 2006.

22 Nov 2006

Seong-Tae Lee: Korea's experience in relation to macro-prudential supervision

Luncheon speech by Mr Seong-Tae Lee, Governor and Chairman of The Bank of Korea, at the IMF-FSC/FSS International Conference, Seoul, 7 November 2006.

22 Nov 2006

Seong-Tae Lee: Globalisation and its implications for monetary policy

Opening address by Mr Seong-Tae Lee, Governor and Chairman of The Bank of Korea, at The 14th Central Banking Seminar, Seoul, 7 November 2006.

22 Nov 2006

Tarisa Watanagase: Inflation targeting ¿ a reflection on Thailand's experience

Opening remarks by Dr Tarisa Watanagase, Governor of the Bank of Thailand, at the Bank of Thailand's International Symposium on "Challenges to Inflation Targeting in Emerging Market Countries," Bangkok, 13 November 2006.

22 Nov 2006

Savenaca Narube: Personal remittances ¿ an important source of foreign exchange

Opening address by Mr Savenaca Narube, Governor of the Reserve Bank of Fiji, at the MH Supermarket and Westpac Bank Launch of MoneyGram® Worldwide Money Transfer Service, Suva, 16 October 2006.

22 Nov 2006

Rakesh Mohan: Central banks and risk management ¿ pursuing financial stability

Address by Dr Rakesh Mohan, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, at the 4th Annual Conference on Cash, Treasury and Risk Management in India, New Delhi, 21 November 2006.