Speeches by category

Central bankers' speeches - Oct to Dec 2008

Date Titles
12 Dec 2008

Lorenzo Bini Smaghi: The financial crisis and global imbalances - two sides of the same coin

Speech by Mr Lorenzo Bini Smaghi, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, at the Asia Europe Economic Forum conference "The Global Financial Crisis: Policy choices in Asia and Europe", Beijing, 9 December 2008.

12 Dec 2008

Gertrude Tumpel-Gugerell: Challenges for the Euro at ten

Speech by Ms Gertrude Tumpel-Gugerell, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, at the conference "The Euro at ten: Governing the Eurozone in a globalised world economy", Berlin, 8 December 2008.

12 Dec 2008

Alan Bollard: Everyone needs to play their part - inflation and recession in the New Zealand economy

Speech by Dr Alan Bollard, Governor of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand, to the Wellington Chamber of Commerce, Wellington, 10 December 2008.

11 Dec 2008

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, Brussels, 8 December 2008.

11 Dec 2008

Michael C Bonello: Financial crisis impact on the Maltese economy

Speech by Mr Michael C Bonello, Governor of the Central Bank of Malta, at the annual dinner of the Malta Institute of Financial Services - Malta, Saint Julians, 5 December 2008.

11 Dec 2008

Savenaca Narube: The Fiji economy - facing the global crisis

Summary of an address by Mr Savenaca Narube, Governor of the Reserve Bank of Fiji, to the Fiji Australia Business Council, Suva, 2 December 2008.

11 Dec 2008

Irma Rosenberg: My time at the Riksbank - some final reflections on challenges along the way

Speech by Ms Irma Rosenberg, First Deputy Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank, at SEB, Stockholm, 8 December 2008.

11 Dec 2008

Donald L Kohn: Restoring financial intermediation by banks - the role of regulators

Speech by Mr Donald L Kohn, Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Office of Thrift Supervision National Housing Forum, Washington DC, 8 December 2008.

10 Dec 2008

Jean-Claude Trichet: Remarks on the financial turmoil

Speech by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, at the British Bankers Association's Annual Reception, European Parliament, Brussels, 8 December 2008.

10 Dec 2008

Nils Bernstein: Denmark's economy against the background of the financial sector crisis

Speech by Mr Nils Bernstein, Governor of the National Bank of Denmark, at the Annual Meeting of the Danish Bankers Association, Copenhagen, 8 December 2008.

10 Dec 2008

Ewart S Williams: Small and medium-sized enterprises in Trinidad and Tobago - challenges and priorities

Opening remarks by Mr Ewart S Williams, Governor of the Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago, at the Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises Seminar, Port-of-Spain, 24 November 2008.

10 Dec 2008

Svante Oeberg: Wage formation and monetary policy

Speech by Mr Svante Oeberg, Deputy Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank, at Folkets hus, Stockholm, 5 December 2008.

10 Dec 2008

Lorenzo Bini Smaghi: Restarting a market - the case of the interbank market

Speech by Mr Lorenzo Bini Smaghi, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, at the ECB Conference on Global Financial Linkages, Transmission of Shocks and Asset Prices, Frankfurt am Main, 1 December 2008.

9 Dec 2008

Stefan Ingves: Ongoing changes in securities markets

Speech by Mr Stefan Ingves, Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank, at the Nasdaq OMX, Stockholm, 4 December 2008.

9 Dec 2008

Durmus Yilmaz: Developments in Mediterranean countries' banking sectors and implications for financial stability

Speech by Mr Durmus Yilmaz, Governor of the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey, at the Euro-Mediterranean High Level Meeting, Alexandria, 26 November 2008.

9 Dec 2008

Duvvuri Subbarao: Mitigating spillovers and contagion lessons from the global financial crisis

Speech by Dr Duvvuri Subbarao, Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, at the RBI-BIS Seminar on "Mitigating Spillovers and Contagion - Lessons from the Global Financial Crisis", Hyderabad, 4 December 2008.

9 Dec 2008

Ewart S Williams: Coping with the international financial crisis

Address by Mr Ewart S Williams, Governor of the Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago, at the Grenada Chamber of Industry & Commerce 20th Annual Banquet and Awards Ceremony, St George, Grenada, 22 November 2008.

9 Dec 2008

Randall S Kroszner: Improving the infrastructure for non-agency mortgage-backed securities

Speech by Mr Randall S Kroszner, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Federal Reserve System Conference on Housing and Mortgage Markets, Washington DC, 4 December 2008.

8 Dec 2008

Ben S Bernanke: Housing, mortgage markets, and foreclosures

Speech by Mr Ben S Bernanke, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Federal Reserve System Conference on Housing and Mortgage Markets, Washington DC, 4 December 2008.

8 Dec 2008

Jens Thomsen: Ultra long-term financial instruments

Speech by Mr Jens Thomsen, Member of the Board of Governors of the National Bank of Denmark, at the OECD Seminar: "The pension payout phase: Annuities and implications for financial markets", Paris, 12 November 2008.

8 Dec 2008

T T Mboweni: An annus horribilis?

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, 27 November 2008.

8 Dec 2008

Tom Alweendo: Namibia's monetary policy framework

Annual address by Mr Tom Alweendo, Governor of Bank of Namibia, Windhoek, 6 November 2008.

8 Dec 2008

Michael C Bonello: Interview with The Sunday Times (of Malta)

Interview with Mr Michael C Bonello, Governor of the Central Bank of Malta, by The Sunday Times (of Malta), published on 17 November 2008.

5 Dec 2008

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, Brussels, 4 December 2008.

5 Dec 2008

Masaaki Shirakawa: Recent financial and economic developments and the conduct of monetary policy

Speech by Mr Masaaki Shirakawa, Governor of the Bank of Japan, at a special meeting hosted by the Kyushu Association of Corporate Executives, Fukuoka, 1 December 2008.

5 Dec 2008

Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile: Uganda's new Credit Reference Bureau

Speech by Mr Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile, Governor of the Bank of Uganda, at the launch of the Credit Reference Bureau, Bank of Uganda, Kampala, 3 December 2008.

5 Dec 2008

Jean-Pierre Landau: Extreme events in finance - some reflexions

Remarks by Mr Jean-Pierre Landau, Deputy Governor of the Bank of France, at the conference on extreme events jointly organised by the Bank of France and the Toulouse School of Economics (TSE), Paris, 3 September 2008.

5 Dec 2008

Ferenc Karvalits: The impact of financial turmoil on the Hungarian economy

Speech by Mr Ferenc Karvalits, Deputy Governor of Magyar Nemzeti Bank (Hungary's central bank), at the Reuters Central European Investment Summit, Vienna, 21 October 2008.

4 Dec 2008

Jean-Pierre Roth: Fifteen months of financial crisis - a status report

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 BIS, at the Associazione Bancaria Ticinese, Centro di Studi Bancari, Vezia, 3 December 2008.

4 Dec 2008

Ben S Bernanke: Federal Reserve policies in the financial crisis

Speech by Mr Ben S Bernanke, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce, Austin, Texas, 1 December 2008.

4 Dec 2008

Jose de Gregorio: Price stability and financial stability - some thoughts on the current global financial crisis

Speech by Mr Jose de Gregorio, Governor of the Central Bank of Chile, at the meeting "Thinking Chile 2009, Proposals & Challenges for Critical Times", org. by Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, El Mercurio & Banco Santander, Santiago, 3 Nov. 2008.

4 Dec 2008

Caleb M Fundanga: The importance of cross border information exchange for Zambia

Remarks by Dr Caleb M Fundanga, Governor of the Bank of Zambia, at the launch of the Alumniportal Deutschland, Lusaka, 25 November 2008.

4 Dec 2008

Randall S Kroszner: The Community Reinvestment Act and the recent mortgage crisis

Speech by Mr Randall S Kroszner, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Confronting Concentrated Poverty Policy Forum, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Washington DC, 3 December 2008.

2 Dec 2008

Axel A Weber: Finance after the turmoil - shape of markets and regulation

Opening statement by Professor Axel A Weber, President of the Deutsche Bundesbank, for the panel discussion "Finance after the Turmoil: Shape of Markets & Regulation", at the 18th Frankfurt European Banking Congress, Frankfurt am Main, 21 November 2008.

2 Dec 2008

Jean-Claude Trichet: A new banking supervision programme for Egypt

Introductory statement by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the ECB, at the press conference on the occasion of the signing a Memorandum of Understanding with the Central Bank of Egypt on a new banking supervision programme, Cairo, 26 November 2008.

2 Dec 2008

Miguel Fernandez Ordonez: Weiß und Rot - the cycle, central bankers and supervisors

Address by Mr Miguel Fernandez Ordonez, Governor of the Bank of Spain, at the "World Currency Regime - to Float or not to Float" session, 18th Frankfurt European Banking Congress, Frankfurt am Main, 20 November 2008.

2 Dec 2008

Ewart S Williams: Trinidad and Tobago - state of the economy and short-term prospects

Remarks by Mr Ewart S Williams, Governor of the Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago, at the Monetary Policy Report media conference, Port-of-Spain, 17 November 2008.

2 Dec 2008

Lars Nyberg: The crisis, the Riksbank and monetary policy

Speech by Mr Lars Nyberg, Deputy Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank, at the Bankmarknadsdagen, Stockholm, 28 November 2008.

1 Dec 2008

Jean-Claude Trichet: Interview with Al-Ahram

Interview with Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank. Questions answered in writing in response to Ms Inas Nour of the Egyptian newspaper, Al-Ahram, on 24 November 2008.

1 Dec 2008

Ardian Fullani: Albania - optimistic, flexible and adaptive to challenges

Speech by Mr Ardian Fullani, Governor of the Bank of Albania, at the Opening of "Klik Ekspo Group" Fair, Tirana, 25 November 2008.