Speeches by category

Central bankers' speeches - Oct to Dec 2008

Date Titles
19 Nov 2008

Amando M Tetangco, Jr: Competitiveness, growth, and equity in a globalizing economy - a central banker's view

Welcome remarks by Mr Amando M Tetangco, Jr, Governor of the Central Bank of the Philippines (Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas), at the 46th Annual Meeting of the Philippine Economic Society, Manila, 14 November 2008.

19 Nov 2008

Barbro Wickman-Parak: The financial crisis from a central bank perspective

Speech by Ms Barbro Wickman-Parak, Deputy Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank, at the Swedish Bankers' Association annual meeting, Stockholm, 12 November 2008.

19 Nov 2008

Jan F Qvigstad: Efficiencies in Norway's payment system

Opening address by Mr Jan F Qvigstad, Deputy Governor of Norges Bank (Central Bank of Norway), at the Research Conference on Payment Systems, Norges Bank, Oslo, 14 November 2008.

18 Nov 2008

Ben S Bernanke: Policy coordination among central banks

Speech by Mr Ben S Bernanke, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Fifth ECB Central Banking Conference "The Euro at Ten: Lessons and Challenges", Frankfurt am Main, 14 November 2008.

18 Nov 2008

Axel A Weber: Discussion of "EMU and Financial Integration" by Philip Lane and on "Financial Integration and Risk Sharing: The Role of the Monetary Union" by Sebnem Kalemli-Ozcan et al.

Comments by Professor Axel A Weber, President of the Deutsche Bundesbank, at the Fifth ECB Central Banking Conference "The Euro at Ten: Lessons and Challenges", Frankfurt am Main, 13 November 2008.

18 Nov 2008

Jean-Claude Trichet: International interdependencies and monetary policy - a policy maker's view

Speech by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, at the Fifth ECB Central Banking Conference "The Euro at Ten: Lessons and Challenges", Frankfurt am Main, 14 November 2008.

18 Nov 2008

Jean-Claude Trichet: Undervalued risk and uncertainty - some thoughts on the market turmoil

Speech by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, at the Fifth ECB Central Banking Conference "The Euro at Ten: Lessons and Challenges", Frankfurt am Main, 13 November 2008.

18 Nov 2008

Andras Simor: The euro and the enlargement - challenges ahead

Speech by Mr Andras Simor, Governor of Magyar Nemzeti Bank (the central bank of Hungary), for the panel at the Fifth ECB Central Banking Conference "The Euro at Ten: Lessons and Challenges", Frankfurt am Main, 14 November 2008.

18 Nov 2008

Lucas Papademos: Opening address at the Fifth ECB Central Banking Conference

Speech by Mr Lucas Papademos, Vice President of the European Central Bank, at the Fifth ECB Central Banking Conference "The Euro at Ten: Lessons and Challenges", Frankfurt am Main, 13 November 2008.

18 Nov 2008

Juergen Stark: Closing address at the Fifth ECB Central Banking Conference

Speech by Mr Juergen Stark, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, at the Fifth ECB Central Banking Conference "The Euro at Ten: Lessons and Challenges", Frankfurt am Main, 14 November 2008.

17 Nov 2008

Jean-Claude Trichet: The Eurosystem team at ten years

Dinner address by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, on the occasion of the 10th Anniversary of the Central Bank of Luxembourg, Luxembourg, 12 November 2008.

17 Nov 2008

Stefan Ingves: Monetary policy and financial stability

Speech by Mr Stefan Ingves, Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank, to the Riksdag Committee on Finance, Stockholm, 13 November 2008.

17 Nov 2008

Radovan Jelasic: Issues of key importance for the National Bank of Serbia and also for the country

Speech by Mr Radovan Jelasic, Governor of the National Bank of Serbia, at the Serbian Economic Summit, Belgrade, 4 November 2008.

17 Nov 2008

Sada Reddy: Impact of the global crisis on Fiji's economy

Presentation by Mr Sada Reddy, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of Fiji, to the Fiji Employers Federation, Suva, 12 November 2008.

17 Nov 2008

Nout Wellink: The importance of banking supervision in financial stability

Keynote address by Dr Nout Wellink, President of the Netherlands Bank and Chairman of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, at the High Level Meeting "The Role of Banking and Banking Supervision in Financial Stability", Beijing, 17 November 2008.

14 Nov 2008

Yves Mersch: Productivity in the financial services sector

Opening remarks by Mr Yves Mersch, Governor of the Central Bank of Luxembourg, at the BCL-SUERF Conference on 'Productivity in the Financial Services Sector', Luxembourg, 11-12 November 2008.

14 Nov 2008

Savenaca Narube: Strengthening business partnership - a way out of this economic crisis

Opening address by Mr Savenaca Narube, Governor of the Reserve Bank of Fiji, at the Fiji Indigenous Business Council Annual Symposium, Nadi, 5 November 2008.

14 Nov 2008

Donald L Kohn: Productivity and innovation in financial services

Speech by Mr Donald L Kohn, Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Fed. Reserve System, at the Official Celebration of the 10th Anniversary of the Central Bank of Luxembourg, Luxembourg, 12 November 2008.

14 Nov 2008

Juergen Stark: Growth and productivity of the financial sector - challenges for monetary policy

Speech by Mr Juergen Stark, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, delivered at the High-Level Central Bank of Luxembourg Policy Panel, Luxembourg, 12 November 2008.

14 Nov 2008

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

Keynote speech to the roundtable on 'The impact of the payout phase on financial markets' at the OECD conference 'The payout phase of pensions, annuities and financial markets', Paris, 12 November 2008.

12 Nov 2008

Nout Wellink: Financial sector integrity

Remarks by Dr Nout Wellink, President of the Netherlands Bank and Chairman of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, at the Symposium about Integrity, Amsterdam, 30 October 2008.

12 Nov 2008

Zeti Akhtar Aziz: Islamic finance - a global growth opportunity amidst a challenging environment

Keynote address by Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz, Governor of the Central Bank of Malaysia, at the State Street Islamic Finance Congress 2008, Boston, 6 October 2008.

12 Nov 2008

Savenaca Narube: Credit unions in Fiji

Keynote address by Mr Savenaca Narube, Governor of the Reserve Bank of Fiji, at the Pacific Credit Union Technical Congress, Nadi, 30 September 2008.

12 Nov 2008

Jan F Qvigstad: On the topic of keeping promises

Speech by Mr Jan F Qvigstad, Deputy Governor of Norges Bank (Central Bank of Norway), at a seminar arranged by Norges Bank and Det Norske Videnskaps-Akademi (The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters), Oslo, 11 November 2008.

12 Nov 2008

Mohd Razif bin Abd Kadir: Reaping opportunities as financial advisers

Keynote address by Mr Mohd Razif bin Abd Kadir, Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Malaysia, at the Financial Advisers Seminar, Kuala Lumpur, 18 October 2008.

11 Nov 2008

Jean-Claude Trichet: Interview with Folha

Interview with Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, conducted by Denyse Godoy and Clovis Rossi, FOLHA, Sao Paulo, 8 November 2008.

11 Nov 2008

Tarisa Watanagase: Asian banking - coping with risks and seizing opportunities

Luncheon talk by Dr Tarisa Watanagase, Governor of the Bank of Thailand, at the 27th Asian Pacific Bankers Council (APBC) General Meeting and Conference, Bangkok, 31 October 2008.

11 Nov 2008

Shamshad Akhtar: Reflections on global and domestic developments

Speech by Dr Shamshad Akhtar, Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan, at the formal launching of Samba Bank Ltd. in Pakistan, Karachi, 1 November 2008.

11 Nov 2008

Pierre Duguay: The quest for confidence: 400 years of money - from La Nouvelle France to Canada today

Remarks by Mr Pierre Duguay, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Canada, to students and faculty of Laval University, Quebec City, Quebec, 10 November 2008.

11 Nov 2008

Lorenzo Bini Smaghi: Economic policies on the two sides of the Atlantic … (why) are they different?

Lecture by Mr Lorenzo Bini Smaghi, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, at the Collegio Carlo Alberto, Moncalieri, 7 November 2008.

10 Nov 2008

Tarisa Watanagase: Financial policy and strategy in ASEAN countries

Address by Dr Tarisa Watanagase, Governor of the Bank of Thailand, at the 4th National Conference of Economists, Chiang Mai, 24 October 2008.

10 Nov 2008

Jose De Gregorio: Financial stability, monetary policy and central banking

Introductory speech by Mr Jose De Gregorio, Governor of the Central Bank of Chile, to the 12th annual conference of the Central Bank of Chile 'Financial stability, monetary policy and central banking', Santiago, 6 November 2008.

10 Nov 2008

Martin Redrado: Financial risk management in emerging countries

Remarks by Mr Martin Redrado, Governor of the Central Bank of Argentina, at the 12th annual conference of the Central Bank of Chile 'Financial stability, monetary policy and central banking', Santiago, 7 November 2008.

10 Nov 2008

Lars Nyberg: Challenges following the current crisis

Keynote address by Mr Lars Nyberg, Deputy Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank, at the 12th annual conference of the Central Bank of Chile 'Financial stability, monetary policy and central banking', Santiago, 6 November 2008.

10 Nov 2008

Kevin M Warsh: The promise and peril of the new financial architecture

Speech by Mr Kevin M Warsh, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Money Marketeers of New York University, New York, 6 November 2008.

7 Nov 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, Frankfurt am Main, 6 November 2008.

7 Nov 2008

Miguel Fernandez Ordonez: The challenges to the Spanish banking system in the face of the global crisis

Speech by Mr Miguel Fernandez Ordonez, Governor of the Bank of Spain, at the 50th anniversary of ESADE, Barcelona, 30 October 2008.

7 Nov 2008

Shamshad Akhtar: Pakistan - framework for consolidated supervision

Keynote address by Dr Shamshad Akhtar, Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan, at the Annual General Meeting of the Institute of Bankers, Pakistan, Karachi, 31 October 2008.

7 Nov 2008

Ajith Nivard Cabraal: Money laundering and terrorism financing

Speech by Mr Ajith Nivard Cabraal, Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, at the Asia-Pacific Group on Money Laundering Typologies Workshop 2008, Colombo, 27 October 2008.

7 Nov 2008

Bandid Nijathaworn: National financial system and supervisory framework

Address by Dr Bandid Nijathaworn, Deputy Governor of Bank of Thailand, at the Thai Insurance Forum 2008, Bangkok, 20 October 2008.