Speeches by category

Central bankers' speeches - Oct to Dec 2009

Date Titles
14 Dec 2009

Ardian Fullani: On building capacities for policy design and implementation

Opening remarks by Mr Ardian Fullani, Governor of the Bank of Albania, at the workshop "On building capacities for policy design and implementation", Tirana, 3 December 2009.

14 Dec 2009

Karolina Ekholm: Some lessons from the financial crisis for monetary policy

Speech by Ms Karolina Ekholm, Deputy Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank, at a meeting, Stockholm, 4 December 2009.

14 Dec 2009

Zamani Abdul Ghani: Scaling up financial inclusion through branchless banking

Remarks by Mr Zamani Abdul Ghani, Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Malaysia, at the Microfinance Policymakers Forum "Scaling up Financial Inclusion through Branchless Banking", Kuala Lumpur, 2 December 2009.

14 Dec 2009

Andrew Bailey: Banknotes in circulation - still rising. What does this mean for the future of cash?

Keynote address by Mr Andrew Bailey, Executive Director for Banking Services and Chief Cashier of the Bank of England, to the Banknote 2009 conference, Washington DC, 6 December 2009.

11 Dec 2009

William C Dudley: Still more lessons from the crisis

Remarks by Mr William C Dudley, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, at the Columbia University World Leaders' Forum, New York, 7 December 2009.

11 Dec 2009

Jean Claude Trichet: Hearing at the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee of the European Parliament

Introductory speech by Mr Jean Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, at a hearing before the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee of the European Parliament, Brussels, 7 December 2009.

11 Dec 2009

Caleb M Fundanga: The global economic crisis - Zambia's strategy to maintain stability

Remarks by Mr Caleb M Fundanga, Governor of the Bank of Zambia, at the 4th Eastern and Southern African Management Institute (ESAMI) Summer School Event, Arusha, 29-30 November 2009.

11 Dec 2009

Ignazio Visco: Global imbalances in the financial crisis and the international monetary system

Distinguished lecture by Mr Ignazio Visco, Deputy Director General of the Bank of Italy, at the XVIII International "Tor Vergata" Conference on "Money, Banking, and Finance", Rome, 4 December 2009.

11 Dec 2009

K C Chakrabarty: Mobile commerce, mobile banking - the emerging paradigm

Address by Dr K C Chakrabarty, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, at the India Telecom 2009 Conference organised by the Department of Telecom, Government of India, in collaboration with FICCI, New Delhi, 4 December 2009.

10 Dec 2009

Ben S Bernanke: Confirmation hearing

Testimony by Mr Ben S Bernanke, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, before the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, US Senate, Washington DC, 3 December 2009.

10 Dec 2009

Ewart S Williams: Lessons from the financial crisis

Address by Mr Ewart S Williams, Governor of the Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago, at the launch of the Ansa Euro Income Fund, Port-of-Spain, 17 November 2009.

10 Dec 2009

Svante Öberg: Monetary policy, financial stability and the Riksbank's balance sheet

Speech by Mr Svante Öberg, First Deputy Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank, at the Lund University, School of Economics, Stockholm, 1 December 2009.

10 Dec 2009

Bandid Nijathaworn: Rethinking procyclicality - what is it now and what can be done?

Presentation by Mr Bandid Nijathaworn, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Thailand, at the BIS/FSI-EMEAP High Level Meeting on "Lessons Learned from the Financial Crisis - An International and Asian Perspective", Tokyo, 30 November 2009.

10 Dec 2009

Gertrude Tumpel-Gugerell: Thinking small first - how does it apply to the financing conditions and payments of small and medium-sized enterprises?

Speech by Ms Gertrude Tumpel-Gugerell, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, at the Annual General Assembly of UEAPME, the European Association of crafts and small business, Brussels, 2 December 2009.

9 Dec 2009

Amando M Tetangco, Jr: Supporting overseas workers thru lower remittance fees

Speech by Mr Amando M Tetangco, Jr, Governor of the Central Bank of the Philippines (Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas), on the occasion of the PHILPASS-ABROI MOA signing, Manila, 2 December 2009.

9 Dec 2009

Njuguna Ndung'u: The African economic picture and the Kenyan economy after the crisis

Notes by Prof Njuguna Ndung'u, Governor of the Central Bank of Kenya, at an address to the Emerging Market Traders' Association, Nairobi, 20 November 2009.

9 Dec 2009

Caleb M Fundanga: The role of professionals in economic development

Remarks by Mr Caleb M Fundanga, Governor of the Bank of Zambia, at the Annual National Development Conference of the Zambia Institute for Policy Analysis and Research, Lusaka, 28 November 2009.

9 Dec 2009

Jens Thomsen: Government bond markets in 2009

Speech by Mr Jens Thomsen, Member of the Board of Governors of the National Bank of Denmark, at the European Government Bond Summit, Brussels, 5 November 2009.

9 Dec 2009

Spencer Dale: 2009 - a review of the economic year

Remarks by Mr Spencer Dale, Executive Director and Chief Economist of the Bank of England, at the Chairman's Annual Breakfast, Essex Institute of Directors, Billericay, 2 December 2009.

8 Dec 2009

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 Ban, Frankfurt am Main, 3 December 2009.

8 Dec 2009

Guy Quaden: Crisis management at cross-roads

Closing speech by Mr Guy Quaden, Governor of the National Bank of Belgium, at the joint SUERF, CEPS and Belgian Financial Forum Conference, Brussels, 16 November 2009.

8 Dec 2009

Njuguna Ndung'u: Achievements, challenges and reform initiatives for the banking sector in Kenya

Keynote address by Professor Njuguna Ndung'u, Governor of the Central Bank of Kenya, at the Kenya Institute of Bankers' Annual Dinner, Nairobi, 20 November 2009.

8 Dec 2009

Dato' Ooi Sang Kuang: Malaysia - ready to face a new world

Keynote address by Mr Dato' Ooi Sang Kuang, Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Malaysia, at the National Economic Outlook Conference 2010-2011, Kuala Lumpur, 1 December 2009.

8 Dec 2009

Ardian Fullani: The current performance and development prospects of the Albanian economy

Speech by Mr Ardian Fullani, Governor of the Bank of Albania, at the Bank of Albania's forum with representatives of main businesses operating in Albania, Tirana, 23 November 2009.

7 Dec 2009

Guillermo Ortiz: The global financial crisis - a Latin American perspective

Speech by Mr Guillermo Ortiz, Governor of the Bank of Mexico and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the BIS, at the conf. "Financial globalization: culprit, survivor or casualty of the great crisis?", Yale University, New Haven, 13 November 2009.

7 Dec 2009

Guy Quaden: A changing IMF and World Bank

Speech by Mr Guy Quaden, Governor of the National Bank of Belgium, at the Annual Meetings of the IMF and the World Bank, Istanbul, 6 October 2009.

7 Dec 2009

Patrick Honohan: Financial regulation in Ireland - past, present and future

Speech by Mr Patrick Honohan, Governor of the Central Bank & Financial Services Authority of Ireland, at the Financial Services Ireland Annual Dinner, Dublin, 1 December 2009.

7 Dec 2009

K C Chakrabarty: Furthering financial inclusion through financial literacy

Address by Dr K C Chakrabarty, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, at the launch of Federal Ashwas Trust, Kochi, 30 November 2009.

7 Dec 2009

Andrew Bailey: The UK bank resolution regime

Speech by Mr Andrew Bailey, Executive Director for Banking Services and Chief Cashier of the Bank of England, at The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) Financial Services Faculty breakfast, London, 26 November 2009.

4 Dec 2009

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

Speech by Mr Masaaki Shirakawa, Governor of the Bank of Japan, at a meeting with business leaders, Nagoya, 30 November 2009.

4 Dec 2009

Nils Bernstein: Overview of developments in Denmark

Speech by Mr Nils Bernstein, Governor of the National Bank of Denmark, at the Annual Meeting of the Danish Bankers Association, Copenhagen, 30 November 2009.

4 Dec 2009

José De Gregorio: Autonomy of the Central Bank of Chile, 20 years on

Presentation by Mr José De Gregorio, Governor of the Central Bank of Chile, at the commemoration of the 20 years of autonomy of the Central Bank of Chile, organised by ICARE, Santiago, 29 October 2009.

4 Dec 2009

Shyamala Gopinath: Emerging blueprint for prudential regulation - assessment and challenges

Address by Ms Shyamala Gopinath, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, at "Confluence 2009", organized by the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, Ahmedabad, 27 November 2009.

4 Dec 2009

Andrew Bailey: Recovery and resolution plans

Remarks by Mr Andrew Bailey, Executive Director for Banking Services and Chief Cashier of the Bank of England, at the Santander International Banking Conference, Madrid, 17 November 2009.

3 Dec 2009

Masaaki Shirakawa: Toward development of robust payment and settlement systems

Speech by Mr Masaaki Shirakawa, Governor of the Bank of Japan, at a symposium commemorating the 25th anniversary of the Center for Financial Industry Information Systems, Tokyo, 13 November 2009.

3 Dec 2009

Tom K Alweendo: Accelerated economic growth and job creation - the need for a paradigm shift

Annual address of Mr Tom K Alweendo, Governor of Bank of Namibia, Windhoek, 5 November 2009.

3 Dec 2009

Yves Mersch: Credit developments in Luxembourg

Speech by Mr Yves Mersch, Governor of the Central Bank of Luxembourg, at the Gala CFO World 2009, Luxembourg, 25 November 2009.

3 Dec 2009

K C Chakrabarty: GenNext Banking - issues and perspectives

Address by Dr K C Chakrabarty, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, at the Panel Discussion on GenNext Banking at the 4th International Finance and Banking Conference, organised by the Indian Merchants Chamber, Mumbai, 25 November 2009.

3 Dec 2009

Giovanni Carosio: Payment cards between the Payment Services Directive (PSD) and the Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA)

Address by Mr Giovanni Carosio, Deputy Director General of the Bank of Italy, at the conference "Carte 2009 - Cards Revolution", organized by the Italian Banking Association, Rome, 12 November 2009.

2 Dec 2009

Jean-Claude Trichet: Shaping the future of global financial market regulation

Transcript of a short video interview with Mr Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, at the Netherlands Banks Amsterdam Financial Forum 2009, Amsterdam, 28 November 2009