Speeches by category

Central bankers' speeches - Oct to Dec 2008

Date Titles
1 Dec 2008

Pierre Duguay: Fostering financial system stability

Remarks by Mr Pierre Duguay, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Canada, to the Pictou County Chamber of Commerce, Pictou, Nova Scotia, 27 November 2008.

1 Dec 2008

Lorenzo Bini Smaghi: Restoring confidence

Speech by Mr Lorenzo Bini Smaghi, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, on the panel: "Society, State, Market: a European Answer" at the International Forum Economia e Società Aperta "Uscire della crisi", Madrid, 25 November 2008.

1 Dec 2008

Ignazio Visco: Retirement saving and the payout phase - how to get there and how to get the most out of it

Keynote speech by Mr Ignazio Visco, Deputy Director General of the Bank of Italy, to the roundtable on "The impact of the payout phase on fin. markets" at the OECD conf. "The payout phase of pensions, annuities & fin. markets", Paris, 12 November 2008.

28 Nov 2008

Jean-Pierre Roth: Central bank communication policies and the challenges posed by the financial crisis

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 presentation of the "BZ-Preis für Lokaljournalismus", Berne, 27 November 2008.

28 Nov 2008

Henrique Meirelles: Bretton Woods II - on its way out?

Speech by Mr Henrique Meirelles, Governor of the Central Bank of Brazil, at the 18th Frankfurt European Banking Congress, Frankfurt am Main, 21 November 2008.

28 Nov 2008

Tarisa Watanagase: Global financial crisis and economic integration in Asia

Address by Dr Tarisa Watanagase, Governor, Bank of Thailand, at the TU-JBIC International Conference on "The Future of Economic Integration in Asia", Bangkok, 21 November 2008.

28 Nov 2008

Jose Manuel Gonzalez-Paramo: The financial market crisis, uncertainty and policy responses

Speech by Mr Jose Manuel Gonzalez-Paramo, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, at the IE Business School Annual Alumni Conference, Madrid, 21 November 2008.

28 Nov 2008

Heng Swee Keat: Ensuring stability - international perspectives on creating an effective regulatory framework

Remarks by Mr Heng Swee Keat, Managing Director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, at the Inaugural Plenary Session, World Islamic Banking Conference, Bahrain, 24 November 2008.

27 Nov 2008

Zeti Akhtar Aziz: Sustaining Malaysia as a platform for international Islamic finance

Address by Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz, Governor of the Central Bank of Malaysia, at the Launching of HSBC Amanah Malaysia Berhad: "Sustaining Malaysia as a Platform for International Islamic Finance", Kuala Lumpur, 25 November 2008.

27 Nov 2008

Njuguna Ndung'u: FIRST in development

Address by Prof Njuguna Ndung'u, Governor of the Central Bank of Kenya, at the FIRST Consultative Group Meeting, Nairobi, 24 November 2008.

27 Nov 2008

Eddie Yue: Islamic finance - its potential to bring new economic growth to Hong Kong

Keynote address by Mr Eddie Yue, Deputy Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, for the Hong Kong Islamic Finance Forum, Hong Kong SAR, 25 November 2008.

27 Nov 2008

V Leeladhar: Contemporary international and domestic banking developments and the emerging challenges

Speech by Mr V Leeladhar, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, at the Bankers' Club, Kolkata, 24 November 2008.

27 Nov 2008

Lorenzo Bini Smaghi: Careful with (the D) words!

Speech by Mr Lorenzo Bini Smaghi, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, at the European Colloquia Series, Venice, 25 November 2008.

26 Nov 2008

Jean-Claude Trichet: 18th Frankfurt European Banking Congress

Statement by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the ECB, at the 18th Frankfurt European Banking Congress, Frankfurt am Main, 21 November 2008.

26 Nov 2008

Yves Mersch: Financial stability - quo vadis?

Speech by Mr Yves Mersch, Governor of the Central Bank of Luxembourg, at the Seminar on Financial Stability, Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey, Ankara, 21 October 2008.

26 Nov 2008

Zeti Akhtar Aziz: Enhancing the resilience and stability of the Islamic financial system

Keynote address by Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz, Governor of the Central Bank of Malaysia, at the Islamic Financial Services Board & Institute of Intern. Fin. Conf.: "Enhancing the Resilience & Stability of the Islamic Fin. System", Kuala Lumpur, 20 November 2008.

26 Nov 2008

John Gieve: Learning from the financial crisis

Speech by Sir John Gieve, Deputy Governor of the Bank of England, 2008 Europe in the World Lecture Panel Discussion, at the European Business School, London, 19 November 2008.

26 Nov 2008

Randall S Kroszner: Effects of the financial crisis on small business

Testimony of Mr Randall S Kroszner, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, before the Committee on Small Business, US House of Representatives, Washington DC, 20 November 2008.

25 Nov 2008

Ardian Fullani: The link between the legal system and financial markets

Speech by Mr Ardian Fullani, Governor of the Bank of Albania, at the Banking Law Workshop, Tirana, 17 November 2008.

25 Nov 2008

Durmus Yilmaz: Globalization and monetary policy

Speech by Mr Durmus Yilmaz, Governor of the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey, at the conference on "Globalization, Inflation and Monetary Policy", Istanbul, 21 November 2008.

25 Nov 2008

Mark Carney: Building continuous markets

Remarks by Mr Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of Canada, to the Canada-United Kingdom Chamber of Commerce, London, England, 19 November 2008.

25 Nov 2008

Amando M Tetangco, Jr: The importance of microentrepreneurship

Keynote address by Mr Amando M Tetangco, Jr, Governor of the Central Bank of the Philippines (Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas), at the Microentrepreneur of the Year (MOTY) Awarding Ceremony, Manila, 19 November 2008.

25 Nov 2008

Donald L Kohn: Monetary policy and asset prices revisited

Speech by Mr Donald L Kohn, Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Cato Institute's Twenty-Sixth Annual Monetary Policy Conference, Washington DC, 19 November 2008.

24 Nov 2008

Christian Noyer: Some thoughts on the financial crisis

Speech by Mr Christian Noyer, Governor of the Bank of France, at Paris-Europlace, Tokyo, 18 November 2008.

24 Nov 2008

Guy Quaden: The integration of the euro government bond market - standstill or restart?

Keynote address by Mr Guy Quaden, Governor of the National Bank of Belgium, at the Third Annual European Government Bond Summit, Brussels, 24 October 2008.

24 Nov 2008

Svein Gjedrem: The economic outlook for Norway

Address by Mr Svein Gjedrem, Governor of Norges Bank (Central Bank of Norway), for Norges Bank's regional network, Region East, 19 November 2008.

24 Nov 2008

Glenn Stevens: The economic situation

Address by Mr Glenn Stevens, Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, to CEDA Annual Dinner, Melbourne, 19 November 2008.

24 Nov 2008

L Wilson Kamit: New commemorative banknotes and coins in Papua New Guinea

Speech by Mr L Wilson Kamit, CBE, Governor of the Bank of Papua New Guinea, at the Launch of the banknotes and coins to commemorate the 35th Anniversary of the Bank of Papua New Guinea, Port Moresby, 7 November 2008.

21 Nov 2008

Guy Quaden: Towards an integrated macro-finance framework for monetary policy analysis

Introductory speech by Mr Guy Quaden, Governor of the National Bank of Belgium, at the Biennial NBB Conference "Towards an integrated macro-finance framework for monetary policy analysis", Brussels, 16 October 2008.

21 Nov 2008

Jean-Claude Trichet: Central banks and the public - the importance of communication

Text of The Lord Roll Memorial Lecture by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, organised by the Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation, London, 18 November 2008.

21 Nov 2008

Bandid Nijathaworn: Financial globalization and emerging market economies

Speech by Dr Bandid Nijathaworn, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Thailand, at the Panel Discussion, Bank of Thailand's International Symposium 2008, Bangkok, 8 November 2008.

21 Nov 2008

Juergen Stark: Monetary, fiscal and financial stability in Europe

Speech by Mr Juergen Stark, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, at the 11th Euro Finance Week, Frankfurt am Main, 18 November 2008.

21 Nov 2008

Gertrude Tumpel-Gugerell: European Pension Funds Congress

Speech by Ms Gertrude Tumpel-Gugerell, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, at the Euro Finance Week, Frankfurt am Main, 18 November 2008.

20 Nov 2008

Ben S Bernanke: Troubled Asset Relief Program and the Federal Reserve's liquidity facilities

Testimony of Mr Ben S Bernanke, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, before the Committee on Financial Services, US House of Representatives, Washington DC, 18 November 2008.

20 Nov 2008

Tarisa Watanagase: Financial globalization and market turbulence

Opening remarks by Dr Tarisa Watanagase, Governor of the Bank of Thailand, at the Bank of Thailand's International Symposium on "Financial Globalization and Emerging Market Economies", Bangkok, 7 November 2008.

20 Nov 2008

Peter Pang: Capital account liberalisation - international experience and implications for China

Opening speech by Mr Peter Pang, Deputy Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, for the conference "Capital account liberalisation: international experience and implications for China", Hong Kong, 17 November 2008.

20 Nov 2008

Gertrude Tumpel-Gugerell: Enhancing infrastructures for the EU financial market

Speech by Ms Gertrude Tumpel-Gugerell, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, at the 11th Euro Finance Week, European Transaction Banking Conference, Frankfurt am Main, 17 November 2008.

20 Nov 2008

Radovan Jelasic: Global Compact, social responsibility and global financial crisis

Speech by Mr Radovan Jelasic, Governor of the National Bank of Serbia, at the regional conference on social responsibility in the Chamber of Commerce of Serbia, Belgrade, 4 November 2008.

19 Nov 2008

Jens Thomsen: Government bond market in light of the recent turmoil

Speech by Mr Jens Thomsen, Member of the Board of Governors of the National Bank of Denmark & Chairman of the Econ. and Fin. Committee, Sub-Committee on EU Government Bonds & Bills Market, at the Europ. Government Bond Summit, Brussels, 24 October 2008.

19 Nov 2008

Ardian Fullani: Recent economic and financial developments in Albania

Speech by Mr Ardian Fullani, Governor of the Bank of Albania, at the Joint Press Conference of the IMF Mission with the Ministry of Finance and the Bank of Albania, Tirana, 11 November 2008.