Speeches by category

Central bankers' speeches - Oct to Dec 2008

Date Titles
16 Oct 2008

Hamad Al-Sayari: Recent economic and financial developments in Saudi Arabia

Speech by His Excellency Hamad Al-Sayari, Governor of the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency, to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques on the occasion of presenting the 44th Annual Report of the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency, Riyadh, 11 October 2008.

16 Oct 2008

Henrique Meirelles: Brazil-Argentina Local Currency Payment System

Speech by Mr Henrique Meirelles, Governor of the Central Bank of Brazil, at the Inauguration of the Brazil-Argentina Local Currency System, Buenos Aires, 2 October 2008.

16 Oct 2008

José De Gregorio: The tensions of the world economy

Speech by Mr José De Gregorio, Governor of the Central Bank of Chile, at the Seminar org. by students of the School of Business Adm. of Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, and in the Manufacturers Assoc. SOFOFA, Santiago, 24 September 2008.

16 Oct 2008

Ben S Bernanke: Stabilising the financial markets and the economy

Speech by Mr Ben S Bernanke, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Economic Club of New York, New York, 15 October 2008.

16 Oct 2008

Erkki Liikanen: The euro at 10 - the next global currency?

Speech by Mr Erkki Liikanen, Governor of the Bank of Finland, at the joint conference "The euro at ten: the next global currency?", sponsored by the Peterson Institute for International Economics and Bruegel, Washington DC, 10 October 2008.

15 Oct 2008

José De Gregorio: The international financial crisis and its impact on the Chilean economy

Speech by Mr José De Gregorio, Governor of the Central Bank of Chile, presented before the Honorable Senate of the Republic, Santiago de Chile, 8 October 2008.

15 Oct 2008

Ardian Fullani: Interview with Voice of America

Interview of Mr Ardian Fullani, Governor of the Bank of Albania, to Voice of America, 14 October 2008.

15 Oct 2008

Jean-Claude Trichet: The financial turbulence … where do we stand?

Speech by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, at the Economic Club of New York, New York, 14 October 2008.

15 Oct 2008

Mario Draghi: Challenges now facing the world economy

Statement by Mr Mario Draghi, Governor of the Bank of Italy, at the Seventy-Eighth Meeting of the Development Committee, Washington DC, 12 October 2008.

15 Oct 2008

Ben S Bernanke: Remarks

Speech by Mr Ben S Bernanke, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the President's Working Group Market Stability Initiative Announcement, Washington DC, 14 October 2008.

13 Oct 2008

Christian Noyer: A founder's perspective on the euro as a global currency

Speech by Mr Christian Noyer, Governor of the Bank of France, at the joint conference "The euro at ten: the next global currency?", sponsored by the Peterson Institute for Intern. Economics & Bruegel, Peterson Institute, Washington DC, 10 October 2008.

13 Oct 2008

Miguel Fernández Ordóñez: Recent developments in the Spanish economy

Testimony of Mr Miguel Fernández Ordóñez, Governor of the Bank of Spain, to the Parliamentary Budget Committee, Madrid, 7 October 2008.

13 Oct 2008

Duvvuri Subbarao: Lessons from the global financial crisis with special reference to emerging market economies and India

Statement by Dr Duvvuri Subbarao, Governor of the Reserve Bank of India and Leader of the Indian delegation at the International Monetary and Financial Committee Meeting, at the International Monetary Fund, Washington DC, 11 October 2008.

13 Oct 2008

Rakesh Mohan: Global financial crisis and key risks … impact on India and Asia

Remarks by Dr Rakesh Mohan, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, at the IMF-FSF High-Level Meeting on the Recent Financial Turmoil and Policy Responses, Washington DC, 9 October 2008.

13 Oct 2008

Lorenzo Bini Smaghi: The internationalisation of currencies - a central banking perspective

Speech by Mr Lorenzo Bini Smaghi, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the joint conference "The euro at ten: the next global currency?", sponsored by the Peterson Institute for Inter. Economics and Bruegel, Washington DC, 10 October 2008.

9 Oct 2008

Ben S Bernanke: Current economic and financial conditions

Speech by Mr Ben S Bernanke, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the National Association for Business Economics 50th Annual Meeting, Washington DC, 7 October 2008.

9 Oct 2008

John Hurley: Protecting the stability of the Irish financial system

Statement by Mr John Hurley, Governor of the Central Bank & Financial Services Authority of Ireland, Dublin, 3 October 2008.

9 Oct 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 "Islamic Finance: A Global Growth Opportunity Amidst a Challenging Environment", Boston, 6 October 2008.

9 Oct 2008

Amando M Tetangco, Jr: A comprehensive financial education program for Filipinos

Speech by Mr Amando M Tetangco, Jr, Governor of the Central Bank of the Philippines (Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas), at the launching of the Economic and Financial Learning Center, Manila, 3 October 2008.

9 Oct 2008

Barbro Wickman-Parak: Is there a typical business cycle?

Speech by Ms Barbro Wickman-Parak, Deputy Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank, at Nordea, Stockholm, 7 October 2008.

6 Oct 2008

Tarisa Watanagase: The changing financial environment and implications for central banks

Welcome address by Dr Tarisa Watanagase, Governor of the Bank of Thailand, at the 27th SEANZA Governors' Symposium, Bangkok, 20 September 2008.

6 Oct 2008

Ardian Fullani: Achievements and challenges of the Albanian banking system

Speech by Mr Ardian Fullani, Governor of the Bank of Albania, at the Open Forum with the Albanian banking system's players, Tirana, 29 September 2008.

6 Oct 2008

Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile: Inflation and opportunities in Uganda

Press statement by Mr Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile, Governor of the Bank of Uganda, at the Bank of Uganda, Kampala, 24 September 2008.

6 Oct 2008

Kiyohiko G Nishimura: Recent economic and financial developments and the conduct of monetary policy

Speech by Mr Kiyohiko G Nishimura, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Japan, at the Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan, Tokyo, 29 September 2008.

6 Oct 2008

Sada Reddy: Fiji s economy

Presentation by Mr Sada Reddy, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of Fiji, to the FIJI NZ Business Council, Suva, 3 October 2008.

3 Oct 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, 2 October 2008.

3 Oct 2008

Tarisa Watanagase: What determines the future of the Thai economy?

Speech by Dr Tarisa Watanagase, Governor of the Bank of Thailand, at the British Chamber of Commerce Luncheon Talk, Bangkok, 17 September 2008.

3 Oct 2008

Amando M Tetangco, Jr: Recent market volatility - implication for the Philippine economy and banking system

Remarks by Mr Amando M Tetangco, Jr, Governor of the Central Bank of the Philippines (Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas), at the Public Hearing of Senate Committee on Banks, Manila, 29 September 2008.

3 Oct 2008

Ewart S Williams: Implications of the current financial crisis for Trinidad and Tobago

Address by Mr Ewart S Williams, Governor of the Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago, at a TTMA Seminar "Crisis in global financial markets: implications for Trinidad and Tobago", Port-of-Spain, 26 September 2008.

3 Oct 2008

Irma Rosenberg: Monetary policy and financial stability - the Riksbank's two main tasks

Speech by Ms Irma Rosenberg, First Deputy Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank, at Statistics Sweden, Stockholm. 2 October 2008.

2 Oct 2008

Jean-Claude Trichet: Some lessons from the financial market correction

Speech by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, at the "European Banker of the Year 2007" award ceremony, Frankfurt am Main, 30 September 2008.

2 Oct 2008

Tarisa Watanagase: Securing Thailand's future with capital market development and the role of the Bank of Thailand

Keynote address by Dr Tarisa Watanagase, Governor of the Bank of Thailand, at the Thailand Focus 2008, Bangkok, 17 September 2008.

2 Oct 2008

Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile: The international financial crisis and its impact on Uganda

Speech by Mr Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile, Governor of the Bank of Uganda, at the Bank of Uganda, Kampala, 24 September 2008.

2 Oct 2008

Caleb M Fundanga: Promoting financial inclusiveness

Opening remarks by Dr Caleb M Fundanga, Governor of the Bank of Zambia, to the second AFRACA Central Banks Forum, Livingstone, 23-25 September 2008.

2 Oct 2008

Jose Manuel Gonzalez-Paramo: Sub-prime crisis, liquidity tensions and central banks - one year on

Speech by Mr Jose Manuel Gonzalez-Paramo, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, at the 2nd Spanish Capital Markets Forum, Madrid, 30 September 2008.

1 Oct 2008

Miguel Fernandez Ordonez: What should be done during the macroeconomic adjustment phase in Spain?

Speech by Mr Miguel Fernandez Ordonez, Governor of the Bank of Spain, at a Lunch-conference organised by El Correo de Andalucia, Seville, 25 September 2008.

1 Oct 2008

Ivan Sramko: Euro implementation in Slovakia

Speech by Mr Ivan Sramko, Governor of the National Bank of Slovakia, at the Opening of the European Central Bank Exhibition in the National Bank of Slovakia, Bratislava, 24 September 2008.

1 Oct 2008

Henrique Meirelles: Good governance in the Brazilian financial system

Speech by Mr Henrique Meirelles, Governor of the Central Bank of Brazil, at a seminar organized by the International institute of Studies of State Law (IIEDE - Instituto Internacional de Estudos de Direito do Estado), Sao Paulo, 5 September 2008.

1 Oct 2008

Caleb M Fundanga: Strengthening the Zambian banking sector

Address by Dr Caleb M Fundanga, Governor of the Bank of Zambia, at the Commissioning and Official Opening of Access Bank (Zambia) Ltd, Lusaka, 24 September 2008.

1 Oct 2008

Lorenzo Bini Smaghi: How to strengthen Europe's financial stability framework?

Introductory remarks by Mr Lorenzo Bini Smaghi, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, at the Roundtable discussion of the CFS-IMF Conference, Frankfurt am Main, 26 September 2008.