Speeches by category

Central bankers' speeches - Oct to Dec 2007

Date Titles
28 Dec 2007

Jean-Pierre Roth: The position of the Swiss franc exchange rate in the Swiss National Bank monetary policy strategy

Summary of a speech 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 University of St. Gallen, St. Gallen, 19 December 2007.

28 Dec 2007

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

Speech by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, at the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee of the European Parliament, Brussels, 19 December 2007.

28 Dec 2007

Stanley Fischer: The Israeli economy, its banking system and Basel II

Address by Professor Stanley Fischer, Governor of the Bank of Israel, to the Conference of the Association of Banks, Tel Aviv, 25 December 2007.

28 Dec 2007

Rundheersing Bheenick: Thinking globally, banking locally, and branching out...;

Address by Professor Rundheersing Bheenick, Governor of the Bank of Mauritius, at the official opening of Grand Bay Branch of the HSBC, Grand Bay, 18 December 2007.

28 Dec 2007

Rundheersing Bheenick: Bank of Mauritius ¿ brief review of activities in 2007

Speech by Professor Rundheersing Bheenick, Governor of the Bank of Mauritius, at the launching ceremony of new notes and coins, Port Louis, 6 December 2007.

19 Dec 2007

Hamad Al-Sayari: Economic and structural policy reforms in Saudi Arabia

Speech by His Excellency Hamad Al-Sayari, Governor of the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency, at the Institute of International Finance, INC MENA Regional Economic Forum, Riyadh, 7 November 2007.

19 Dec 2007

Caleb M Fundanga: Financial sector challenges and progress in Zambia

Speech by Dr Caleb M Fundanga, Governor of the Bank of Zambia, at the Information Exchange Forum on Sources of Finance, Lusaka, 10 December 2007.

19 Dec 2007

Philipp Hildebrand: The challenge of sovereign wealth funds

Speech by Mr Philipp Hildebrand, Vice-Chairman of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank, at the International Center for Monetary and Banking Studies, Geneva, 18 December 2007.

19 Dec 2007

Philipp Hildebrand: Global financial system developments and the Swiss banking sector

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, 13 December 2007.

19 Dec 2007

Thomas Jordan: Real estate prices falling in the US, rising in Switzerland - implications for the SNB's monetary policy

Summary of a speech by Mr Thomas Jordan, Member of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank, at the Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft, Chur, 18 December 2007.

19 Dec 2007

Thomas Jordan: International money market disruptions, central bank reactions and lessons learnt

Introductory remarks by Mr Thomas Jordan, Member of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank, at the end-of-year media news conference, Zurich, 13 December 2007.

19 Dec 2007

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, 13 December 2007.

17 Dec 2007

Timothy F Geithner: Restoring market liquidity in a financial crisis

Welcoming remarks by Mr Timothy F Geithner, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, at the Second New York Fed-Princeton University Liquidity Conference, New York, 13 December 2007.

17 Dec 2007

Vittorio Corbo: Farewell speech as Governor of the Central Bank of Chile

Speech by Mr Vittorio Corbo, Governor of the Central Bank of Chile, on his departure from the Central Bank of Chile, Santiago, 6 December 2007.

17 Dec 2007

Rasheed Mohammed Al Maraj: Challenges facing Islamic financial institutions

Speech by His Excellency Rasheed Mohammed Al Maraj, Governor of the Central Bank of Bahrain, at the 14th Annual World Islamic Banking Conference 2007, Manama, 9 December 2007.

17 Dec 2007

Jürgen Stark: The external dimension of monetary analysis

Dinner speech by Mr Jürgen Stark, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, on the occasion of the ECB workshop on "The external dimension of monetary analysis", Frankfurt am Main, 12 December 2007.

17 Dec 2007

Savenaca Narube: Moving Fiji and its economy forward

Address by Mr Savenaca Narube, Governor of the Reserve Bank of Fiji, at the official opening of WYSE Pharmacy, Nakasi, 12 December 2007.

17 Dec 2007

Paul Tucker: Money and credit - banking and the macroeconomy

Speech by Mr Paul Tucker, Executive Director and Member of the Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England, at the Monetary Policy and the Markets Conference, London, 13 December 2007.

13 Dec 2007

Zhou Xiaochuan: Instability and evolution of the financial system

Speech by Mr Zhou Xiaochuan, Governor of the People's Bank of China, at the "Global Management Forum" organized by Qing Hua University, Beijing, 30 October 2007.

13 Dec 2007

Radovan Jelasic: Key challenges for Serbia and the surrounding region

Speech by Mr Radovan Jelasic, Governor of the National Bank of Serbia, at the Conference of Economist Media Group "Financial Services in the South East Europe", Belgrade, 5 December 2007.

13 Dec 2007

Rundheersing Bheenick: Bank of Mauritius ¿ 40th anniversary year highlights and outlook

Speech by Professor Rundheersing Bheenick, Governor of the Bank of Mauritius, at the dinner to mark the conclusion of the 40th Anniversary celebrations of the Bank of Mauritius, Port Louis, 6 December 2007.

13 Dec 2007

Lucas Papademos: ECB Financial Stability Review December 2007

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 2007 ECB Financial Stability Review, Frankfurt am Main, 12 December 2007.

13 Dec 2007

Ric Battellino: Challenges and opportunities for the funds management industry in Australia

Opening remarks by Mr Ric Battellino, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, to the 20th Australasian Finance and Banking Conference, Sydney, 12 December 2007.

11 Dec 2007

David Dodge: Reflections on developments in the Canadian financial system

Remarks by Mr David Dodge, Governor of the Bank of Canada, to the Canadian Club of Toronto and the Empire Club of Canada, Toronto, Ontario, 10 December 2007.

11 Dec 2007

Glenn Stevens: Central bank communication

Address by Mr Glenn Stevens, Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, to the Sydney Institute, Sydney, 11 December 2007.

11 Dec 2007

Stanley Fischer: Tomorrow's economic agenda

Address by Professor Stanley Fischer, Governor of the Bank of Israel, to the Israel Business Conference, Tel Aviv, 10 December 2007.

11 Dec 2007

Radovan Jelasic: Social responsibility in Serbia and the UN "Global Compact" Initiative

Speech by Mr Radovan Jelasic, Governor of the National Bank of Serbia, at the launch of the United Nations Global Compact Initiative (UNGC) in Serbia, Belgrade, 6 December 2007.

11 Dec 2007

Lorenzo Bini Smaghi: Banking consolidation, innovation and access to credit

Speech by Mr Lorenzo Bini Smaghi, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, at CESIFIN, Florence, 11 December 2007.

10 Dec 2007

Jean-Claude Trichet: The US economy, the euro area economy, and their central banks

Speech delivered by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, at the award ceremony on the occasion of the "6. Karl Klasen Journalistenpreis", Hamburg, 7 December 2007.

10 Dec 2007

David Dodge: Economic outlook and recent developments in Canada

Opening statement by Mr David Dodge, Governor of the Bank of Canada, to the Standing Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce, Ottawa, 6 December 2007.

10 Dec 2007

Ardian Fullani: Monetary policy strategies for small economies

Speech by Mr Ardian Fullani, Governor of the Bank of Albania, at the VII Annual Conference of the Bank of Albania "Monetary Policy Strategies for Small Economies", Tirana, 6 December 2007.

10 Dec 2007

Shamshad Akhtar: Islamic finance ¿ growth, competitiveness and sustainability

Speech by Dr Shamshad Akhtar, Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan, at the 14th: World Islamic Banking Conference, Bahrain, 9-10 December 2007.

10 Dec 2007

Randall S Kroszner: Loan modifications and foreclosure prevention

Testimony by Mr Randall S Kroszner, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, before the Committee on Financial Services, US House of Representatives, Washington DC, 6 December 2007.

10 Dec 2007

Hans Reckers: Interaction of market and credit risk

Welcome address by Dr Hans Reckers, Member of the Executive Board of the Deutsche Bundesbank, at the Conference on the Interaction of Market and Credit Risk, Berlin, 6 December 2007.

10 Dec 2007

Malcolm D Knight: European financial integration in the context of current financial market turbulence

Keynote remarks by Mr Malcolm D Knight, General Manager of the Bank for International Settlements, at the 2007 Eurofi Conference "Achieving the integration of European financial markets in a global context", Brussels, 3 December 2007.

7 Dec 2007

Jean-Claude Trichet: The process of European economic and financial integration

Keynote speech by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, at the Journalist Symposium "Konvent für Deutschland", Berlin, 5 December 2007.

7 Dec 2007

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, 6 December 2007.

7 Dec 2007

Nils Bernstein: Recent economic and financial developments in Denmark

Speech by Mr Nils Bernstein, Governor of the National Bank of Denmark, at the Annual Meeting of the Danish Bankers Association, Copenhagen, 5 December 2007.

7 Dec 2007

Radovan Jelasic: Remittances to Serbia

Speech by Mr Radovan Jelasic, Governor of the National Bank of Serbia, on the occasion of the international conference on remittances, Berlin, 29 November 2007.

7 Dec 2007

Rakesh Mohan: India's financial sector reforms ¿ fostering growth while containing risk

Address by Dr Rakesh Mohan, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, at Yale University, New Haven, 3 December 2007.