Speeches by category

Central bankers' speeches - Oct to Dec 2008

Date Titles
23 Dec 2008

Ardian Fullani: Achievements and challenges of the Albanian banking system

Speech by Mr Ardian Fullani, Governor of the Bank of Albania, at the reception for the bankers & representatives of banks operating in Albania, organized by the Albanian Assoc. of Banks, on the occasion of the closing year 2008, Tirana, 18 December 2008.

23 Dec 2008

Tarisa Watanagase: Combating the global financial crisis - role of international cooperation

Remarks by Dr Tarisa Watanagase, Governor of the Bank of Thailand, at the HKMA Distinguished Lecture, Hong Kong, 16 December 2008.

23 Dec 2008

Shamshad Akhtar: The effectiveness of monetary policy in Pakistan

Speech by Dr Shamshad Akhtar, Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan, at the convocation of the Institute of Business Management, Karachi, 6 December 2008.

23 Dec 2008

Rasheed Mohammed Al Maraj: Building a sound framework for the fund management industry

Keynote guest address by His Excellency Rasheed Mohammed Al Maraj, Governor of the Central Bank of Bahrain, at the FundForum Middle East 2008: "Building a Sound Framework for the Fund Management Industry", Manama, 2 December 2008.

23 Dec 2008

Yandraduth Googoolye: Credit risk and market risk - the journey ahead

Opening and closing remarks by Mr Yandraduth Googoolye, First Deputy Governor of the Bank of Mauritius, at the working session at the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry and Indian Bank's Assoc. Conference, Mumbai, 7 November 2008.

23 Dec 2008

Denny H Kalyalya: Zambian financial sector - responding to the needs of business

Speech by Dr Kenny H Kalyalya, Deputy Governor-Operations of the Bank of Zambia; at the opening of Standard Chartered Bank Zambia Solwezi Branch, Solwezi, 10 December 2008.

22 Dec 2008

Duvvuri Subbarao: The global financial turmoil and challenges for the Indian economy

Speech by Dr Duvvuri Subbarao, Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, at the Bankers' Club, Kolkata, 10 December 2008.

22 Dec 2008

Mugur Isarescu: Issues related to real convergence on the path to euro adoption

Presentation by Mr Mugur Isarescu, Governor of the National Bank of Romania, on the occasion of the session organised by the Romanian Academy on "The Euro Adoption Strategy and the International Financial Crisis", Bucharest, 2 October 2008.

22 Dec 2008

Rasheed Mohammed Al Maraj: Ensuring stability - international perspectives on creating an effective regulatory framework

Inaugural plenary address by His Excellency Rasheed Mohammed Al Maraj, Governor of the Central Bank of Bahrain, at the 15th World Islamic Banking Conference 2008, Manama, 24 November 2008.

22 Dec 2008

Rasheed Mohammed Al Maraj: Impact of the current global financial crisis on Bahrain's economy

Address by His Excellency Rasheed Mohammed Al Maraj, Governor of the Central Bank of Bahrain, at the BCCI Seminar "Impact of the Current Global Financial Crisis on Bahrain's Economy", Manama, 18 November 2008.

22 Dec 2008

Yandraduth Googoolye: Supervision and regulation of state-owned banks

Address by Mr Yandraduth Googoolye, First Deputy Governor of the Bank of Mauritius, at the Financial Stability Institute, World Bank and International Monetary Fund Seminar, hosted by the Reserve Bank of India, Mumbai, 5 November 2008.

22 Dec 2008

Denny H Kalyalya: Expansion of Zambia's banking sector

Remarks by Dr Kenny H Kalyalya, Deputy Governor-Operations of the Bank of Zambia; at the official opening of Bank of China's new premises, Lusaka, 9 December 2008.

19 Dec 2008

Christian Noyer: A new regulatory framework for a new financial system

Speech by Mr Christian Noyer, Governor of the Bank of France, at a round table discussion at the University of Paris-Dauphine, Paris, 11 December 2008.

19 Dec 2008

Mugur Isarescu: 10 years since the launch of Ziarul Financiar

Speech by Mr Mugur Isarescu, Governor of the National Bank of Romania, on the occasion of 10 years since the launch of Ziarul Financiar, Bucarest, 16 December 2008.

19 Dec 2008

Stanley Fischer: Impact of the global financial crisis on Israel's economy

Address by Professor Stanley Fischer, Governor of the Bank of Israel, to the General Assembly of the Association of Publicly Traded Companies, Jerusalem, 8 December 2008.

19 Dec 2008

Rasheed Mohammed Al Maraj: Prospects for the Islamic financial industry against the background of the current global financial turmoil

Keynote address by His Excellency Rasheed Mohammed Al Maraj, Governor of the Central Bank of Bahrain, at the AAOIFI-World Bank Annual Conference on Islamic Banking and Finance, Manama, 10 November 2008.

19 Dec 2008

Rasheed Mohammed Al Maraj: Bahrain develops its financial centre in the Gulf region

Address by His Excellency Rasheed Mohammed Al Maraj, Governor of the Central Bank of Bahrain, at the BNP Paribas - Inauguration of new premises at the Bahrain Financial Harbor, Manama, 9 November 2008.

19 Dec 2008

W A Wijewardena: Scientific research - what researchers should do and should not

Keynote address by Mr W A Wijewardena, Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, at the 3rd International Research Conference, organized by the Faculty of Management & Finance, University of Colombo, Colombo, 11 December 2008.

18 Dec 2008

Christian Noyer: Lessons from the crisis. A central banker's reflections on some accounting policy issues

Speech by Mr Christian Noyer, Governor of the Bank of France, at the European meeting of the accounting profession, Paris, 11 December 2008.

18 Dec 2008

Mario Draghi: Combating the global financial crisis - the role of international cooperation

Text of the HKMA Distinguished Lecture by Mr Mario Draghi, Governor of the Bank of Italy and Chairman of the Financial Stability Forum, Hong Kong, 16 December 2008.

18 Dec 2008

Mark Carney: From hindsight to foresight

Remarks by Mr Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of Canada, to Women in Capital Markets, Toronto, Ontario, 17 December 2008.

18 Dec 2008

Jean-Claude Trichet: The changing role of communication

Introductory remarks by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, at a dinner with members of the "Internationaler Club Frankfurter Wirtschaftsjournalisten", Frankfurt am Main, 15 December 2008.

18 Dec 2008

Caleb M Fundanga: Supporting education in Zambia

Remarks by Dr Caleb M Fundanga, Governor of the Bank of Zambia, at the Masomo Education Foundation Scholarship Presentation, Lusaka, 21 November 2008.

17 Dec 2008

Jean-Claude Trichet: Interview with the Financial Times

Interview with Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, conducted by Mr Lionel Barber, FT Editor, and Mr Ralph Atkins, FT Frankfurt Bureau Chief, on 10 December 2008 in Frankfurt, published on 15 December 2008.

17 Dec 2008

Lucas Papademos: Opening remarks at the press briefing on the occasion of the publication of the December 2008 ECB Financial Stability Review

Speech by Mr Lucas Papademos, Vice President of the European Central Bank, at the press briefing on the occasion of the publication of the December 2008 ECB Financial Stability Review, Frankfurt am Main, 15 December 2008.

17 Dec 2008

Fabrizio Saccomanni: Managing international financial stability

Edited text of remarks by Mr Fabrizio Saccomanni, Director General of the Bank of Italy, at a meeting at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, Washington DC, 11 December 2008.

17 Dec 2008

Denny H Kalyalya: Effective banking supervision - a risk based approach

Opening remarks by Dr Kenny H Kalyalya, Deputy Governor-Operations of the Bank of Zambia; at the workshop on "Effective banking supervision: a risk based approach", Livingstone, 1 December 2008.

17 Dec 2008

Ipumbu Shiimi: Namibia's payment system reform initiative

Speech by Mr Ipumbu Shiimi, Assistant Governor of the Bank of Namibia, at the NamSwitch Press Conference, Windhoek, 2 December 2008.

16 Dec 2008

Axel A Weber: Risk transfer - challenges for financial institutions and markets

Dinner speech by Professor Axel A Weber, President of the Deutsche Bundesbank, at the Joint Bundesbank-CEPR-CFS conference "Risk Transfer: Challenges for Financial Institutions and Markets", Frankfurt am Main, 11 December 2008.

16 Dec 2008

Marion Williams: Safeguarding our future in the face of global economic challenges

Opening remarks by Dr Marion Williams, Governor of the Central Bank of Barbados, at the Seminar "Safeguarding Our Future in the Face of Global Economic Challenges" to the Caribbean Association of Indigenous Banks, Bridgetown, 17 November 2008.

16 Dec 2008

Savenaca Narube: Launching Fiji's new coins

Address by Mr Savenaca Narube, Governor of the Reserve Bank of Fiji, at the official launch of Fiji's new coin series, Suva, 11 December 2008.

16 Dec 2008

Philipp M Hildebrand: Is Basel II enough? The benefits of a leverage ratio

Speech by Mr Philipp M Hildebrand, Vice-Chairman of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank, at the Financial Markets Group Lecture, London School of Economics, London, 15 December 2008.

16 Dec 2008

Jürgen Stark: Issues paper for the conference "The financial crisis and its consequences for the world economy"

Speech by Mr Jürgen Stark, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, at the conference organised by Aktionsgemeinschaft Soziale Marktwirtschaft e.V. and Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen, Tübingen, 10 December 2008.

15 Dec 2008

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, 11 December 2008.

15 Dec 2008

Jean-Claude Trichet: European financial integration

Speech by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, at the 23. Internationales ZinsFORUM "Zinsen 2009", Frankfurt am Main, 11 December 2008.

15 Dec 2008

Radovan Jelasic: Challenges for Serbia during the global economic turmoil

Speech by Mr Radovan Jelasic, Governor of the National Bank of Serbia, at the 4th Annual Forum - "Financial Services in South East Europe", Belgrade, 4 December 2008.

15 Dec 2008

Philipp Hildebrand: Current state of the Swiss financial system and lessons learnt

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, 11 December 2008.

15 Dec 2008

Thomas Jordan: Swiss National Bank monetary policy in light of financial market disruptions

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, 11 December 2008.

12 Dec 2008

Glenn Stevens: Interesting times

Address by Mr Glenn Stevens, Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, to the Australian Business Economists Annual Dinner, Sydney, 9 December 2008.

12 Dec 2008

Randall S Kroszner: Assessing the potential for instability in financial markets

Speech by Mr Randall S Kroszner, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Risk Minds Conference, International Center for Business Information, Geneva, 8 December 2008.