Speeches by category

Central bankers' speeches - Oct to Dec 2009

Date Titles
23 Dec 2009

Masaaki Shirakawa: Macroprudence and the central bank

Speech by Mr Masaaki Shirakawa, Governor of the Bank of Japan, at the Seminar of the Securities Analysts Association of Japan, Tokyo, 22 December 2009.

23 Dec 2009

Mark Carney: Current issues in household finances

Remarks by Mr Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of Canada, at The National Forum (Canadian Club of Toronto and Empire Club of Canada), Toronto, 16 December 2009.

23 Dec 2009

Ivan Iskrov: Strengthening the regulatory and supervisory capacity of the financial regulators

Opening remarks by Mr Ivan Iskrov, Governor of the Bulgarian National Bank, at the off. opening ceremony of the Twinning Project "Strengthening the Regulatory & Supervisory Capacity of the Financial Regulators", Podgorica, Montenegro, 15 December 2009.

23 Dec 2009

Mohammed Laksaci: Investment financing in Algeria

Speech by Dr Mohammed Laksaci, Governor of the Bank of Algeria, at the Japan-Arab Economic Forum, Tokyo, 7-8 December 2009.

23 Dec 2009

Njuguna Ndung'u: Developments in the Kenyan domestic bond market

Remarks by Prof Njuguna Ndung'u, Governor of the Central Bank of Kenya, during the Launch of the Automated Trading System (ATS) for Treasury bonds, Nairobi Stock Exchange, Nairobi, 7 December 2009.

23 Dec 2009

Lucas Papademos: Opening remarks at the press briefing on the occasion of the publication of the December 2009 ECB Financial Stability Review

Opening remarks by Mr Lucas Papademos, Vice President of the European Central Bank, at the press briefing on the occasion of the publication of the December 2009 ECB Financial Stability Review, Frankfurt am Main, 18 December 2009.

23 Dec 2009

Anna Maria Tarantola: Supervision of foreign banks in Italy

Remarks by Ms Anna Maria Tarantola, Deputy Director General of the Bank of Italy, at the 25th Anniversary of the Foundation of the Association of Foreign Banks in Italy, Milan, 20 November 2009.

21 Dec 2009

Jean-Pierre Roth: Global and Swiss economic outlook

Introductory remarks by Mr Jean-Pierre Roth, Chairman of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank, at the end-of-year media news conference, Zurich, 10 December 2009.

21 Dec 2009

Philipp Hildebrand: Review of the international financial system

Introductory remarks by Mr Philipp Hildebrand, Vice-Chairman of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank, at the end-of-year media news conference, Zurich, 10 December 2009.

21 Dec 2009

Thomas Jordan: Swiss monetary policy and provisions

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, 10 December 2009.

21 Dec 2009

Norman T L Chan: The risk of asset-price bubbles

Speech by Mr Norman TL Chan, Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, at the Hong Kong Economic Summit, Hong Kong, 14 December 2009.

21 Dec 2009

Rasheed Mohammed Al Maraj: Islamic finance and the financial crisis

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, 14 December 2009.

21 Dec 2009

Ewart S Williams: Preparing enhanced insurance regulations for Trinidad and Tobago

Speaking notes by Mr Ewart S Williams, Governor of the Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago, for the "Public Consultation of the Draft Insurance Bill & Accompanying Regulations", Port-of-Spain, 10 December 2009.

21 Dec 2009

Elizabeth A Duke: Envisioning a future for housing finance

Speech by Ms Elizabeth A Duke, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Mortgage Foreclosure Policy Conference, Chicago, 10 December 2009.

18 Dec 2009

Jean-Pierre Roth: The financial crisis is receding - what will the future bring?

Summary of a speech by Mr Jean-Pierre Roth, Chairman of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank, at the Centro di Studi Bancari, Vezia, 15 December 2009.

18 Dec 2009

Jean-Claude Trichet: Macro-prudential supervision in Europe

Text of The Economist's 2nd City Lecture by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, London, 11 December 2009.

18 Dec 2009

Patrick Honohan: Regulatory policy development and new regulatory activity

Introductory statement by Mr Patrick Honohan, Governor of the Central Bank & Financial Services Authority of Ireland, to the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Economic Regulatory Affairs, Dublin, 15 December 2009.

18 Dec 2009

Rasheed Mohammed Al-Maraj: Inaugural Plenary Session - "Regulatory perspectives"

Speech by His Excellency Rasheed Mohammed Al-Maraj, Governor of the Central Bank of Bahrain, at the 16th World Islamic Banking Conference - Session 1: Inaugural Plenary Session: "Regulatory perspectives", Manama, 7 December 2009.

18 Dec 2009

Gane A Simbe: Developing strategies for talent management in Pacific Public Services - the challenges of the current environment

Speech by Mr Gane A Simbe, Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Solomon Islands, at the 7th Pacific Public Service Commissioners' Conference, Honiara, 29 September 2009.

18 Dec 2009

Gertrude Tumpel-Gugerell: The way forward with monetary, fiscal and macroprudential policies

Speech by Ms Gertrude Tumpel-Gugerell, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the Conf. "Europe after the crisis: resuming the long-term perspective", org. by the Conf. of Swedish Enterprise & the Centre for Global Studies, Stockholm, 11 Dec 2009.

18 Dec 2009

Ric Battellino: Some comments on bank funding

Remarks by Mr Ric Battellino, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, to the 22nd Australasian Finance & Banking Conference, Sydney,16 December 2009.

17 Dec 2009

Masaaki Shirakawa: Reforming the framework of financial regulation and supervision - an international and Asian perspective

Speech by Mr Masaaki Shirakawa, Governor of the Bank of Japan, at the Central Bank of Malaysia - Bank for International Settlements' High Level Seminar, Kuala Lumpur, 11 December 2009.

17 Dec 2009

Jean-Claude Trichet: Systemic risk

Text of the Clare Distinguished Lecture in Economics and Public Policy by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, organised by Clare College, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, 10 December 2009.

17 Dec 2009

Linah K Mohohlo: Global economic developments impacting Botswana

Address by Mrs Linah K Mohohlo, Governor of the Bank of Botswana, at the Global Expo Botswana 2009, Gaborone, 4 November 2009.

17 Dec 2009

Mojmir Hampl: European integration - a critical economist's view

Speech by Mr Mojmir Hampl, Vice-Governor of the Czech National Bank, at the Europe at Sixty: 1949-2009, Metropolitan University, Prague, 20 November 2009.

17 Dec 2009

Jose Manuel Gonzalez-Paramo: New investment fund statistics for the euro area

Introductory remarks by Mr Jose Manuel Gonzalez-Paramo, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, for the first statistical release, Frankfurt am Main, 11 December 2009.

17 Dec 2009

Deepak Mohanty: Global financial crisis and monetary policy response in India

Speech by Mr Deepak Mohanty, Executive Director of the Reserve Bank of India, at the 3rd Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations-Internationale Weiterbildung & Entwicklung (ICRIER-InWEnt) Annual Conf., New Delhi, 12 November 2009.

16 Dec 2009

Mario Draghi: The social market economy and the solutions to the global financial and economic crisis

Remarks by Mr Mario Draghi, Governor of the Bank of Italy and Chairman of the FSB ,for the European People's Party high-level policy debate, EEP Statutory Congress, Bonn, 9 December 2009.

16 Dec 2009

Jean-Claude Trichet: Interview with De Tijd and L'Echo

Interview by Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, with De Tijd and L'Echo, Belgium, conducted by Messrs Vervenne, VanDriessche, Lambrechts, Charlier and Quoidbach on 4 December 2009 and published on 10 December 2009.

16 Dec 2009

Ardian Fullani: The western Balkans - from regional cooperation to EU membership

Speech by Mr Ardian Fullani, Governor of the Bank of Albania, at the conference "The western Balkans: overcoming the economic crisis - from regional cooperation to EU membership", Brussels, 9 December 2009.

16 Dec 2009

Tarisa Watanagase: Prospects and challenges for the Thai economy in 2010

Dinner talk by Dr Tarisa Watanagase, Governor of the Bank of Thailand, at the British Chamber of Commerce, Bangkok, 30 November 2009.

16 Dec 2009

Jeanette R Semeleer: To dollarize or not to dollarize - the Central Bank of Aruba's point of view

Speech by Ms Jeanette R Semeleer, President of the Central Bank of Aruba, at the conference "Opportunities and Risks of Dollarization for the Dutch Caribbean", at the Bank of the Netherlands Antilles, Willemstad, 24 August 2009.

16 Dec 2009

Elizabeth A Duke: Keys to successful neighborhood stabilization

Speech by Ms Elizabeth A Duke, Member of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System, at the Community Stabilization Symposium, NeighborWorks Training Institute, National Harbor, Maryland, 9 December 2009.

16 Dec 2009

Hans-Helmut Kotz: Deutsche Bundesbank Financial Stability Review 2009

Speech by Prof Hans-Helmut Kotz, Member of the Executive Board of the Deutsche Bundesbank, at the press conference of the presentation of the Deutsche Bundesbank Financial Stability Review 2009, Frankfurt am Main, 25 November 2009.

15 Dec 2009

Glenn Stevens: Developments in financial regulations

Address by Mr Glenn Stevens, Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, at the Annual Dinner of the Australian Business Economists, Sydney, 8 December 2009.

15 Dec 2009

Duvvuri Subbarao: Financial inclusion - challenges and opportunities

Remarks by Dr Duvvuri Subbarao, Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, at the Bankers' Club, Kolkata, 9 December 2009.

15 Dec 2009

Rundheersing Bheenick: Positive developments in Mauritius against the background of the financial crisis

Address by Mr Rundheersing Bheenick, Governor of the Bank of Mauritius, at the Annual Dinner in honour of Economic Operators, Port Louis, 5 December 2009.

15 Dec 2009

Jan F Qvigstad: Could the financial crisis have been avoided? Challenges to international cooperation and conflict

Speech by Mr Jan F Qvigstad, Deputy Governor of Norges Bank (Central Bank of Norway), at a seminar on the financial crisis arranged by Prio, Oslo, 8 December 2009.

15 Dec 2009

Heng Swee Keat: New strategies for new economic realities

Remarks by Mr Heng Swee Keat, Managing Director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, at the 16th Annual World Islamic Banking Conference, Bahrain, 7 December 2009.

14 Dec 2009

Ben S Bernanke: Frequently asked questions

Speech by Mr Ben S Bernanke, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, at the Economic Club of Washington DC, Washington DC, 7 December 2009.