Speeches by category

Central bankers' speeches - Oct to Dec 2011

Date Titles
30 Dec 2011

Bwalya K E Ng'andu: Improving the investment climate in Zambia

Opening remarks by Dr Bwalya K E Ng'andu, Deputy Governor (Operations) of the Bank of Zambia, at the Foreign Private Investment & Investor Perception Survey 2011 Dissemination Workshop, Lusaka, 22 December 2011.

30 Dec 2011

Yaseen Anwar: Micro-credit and the financing of small businesses

Introductory remarks by Mr Yaseen Anwar, Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan, on the occasion of the 18th Zahid Husain Memorial Lecture, Karachi, 22 December 2011.

30 Dec 2011

Darmin Nasution: Building efficient equilibrium towards sustainable growth

Speech by Dr Darmin Nasution, Governor of Bank Indonesia, at the Bankers' Dinner, Jakarta, 9 December 2011.

30 Dec 2011

Carlos da Silva Costa: Fostering cooperation between the ESS and the ESCB

Opening address by Mr Carlos da Silva Costa, Governor of the Bank of Portugal, at the Bank of Portugal workshop on "Fostering cooperation between the ESS and the ESCB", Lisbon, 25 November 2011.

30 Dec 2011

Abdulrahman A Al-Hamidy: Risk strategies for Basel III compliance and beyond - extracting business value from regulatory change

Speech by His Excellency Dr Abdulrahman A Al-Hamidy, Vice Governor of the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency (SAMA), at The Institute of Banking/Moody's Analytics Symposium, Riyadh, 30 November 2011.

30 Dec 2011

Rundheersing Bheenick: Bank of Mauritius - improving financial literacy

Transcript of impromptu remarks by Mr Rundheersing Bheenick, Governor of the Bank of Mauritius, at the prize-giving ceremony to reward record-setters and champions of the 2011 Inter-Youth Championship as well as winners of the Monetary Policy Challenge and Essay Competition, Port Louis, 20 December 2011.

30 Dec 2011

Anselmo Teng: China and Macao - continued financial industry growth

Address by Mr Anselmo Teng, Chairman of the Monetary Authority of Macao, at a banquet hosted by the Macao Financial Sector in Commemoration of the 62nd Anniversary of the People's Republic of China and the 12th Anniversary of the Establishment of the Macao Special Administrative Region, Macao, 6 December 2011.

30 Dec 2011

Anselmo Teng: Strengthening financial cooperation between Guangdong and Macao

Speech by Mr Anselmo Teng, Chairman of the Monetary Authority of Macao, at the inauguration of the Bilateral Application of IC Cards in Guangdong and Macao and launching of MacauPass UnionPay Dual Currency QuickPass Cash Card, Macao, 1 December 2011.

30 Dec 2011

Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile: Fostering price stability and a sound financial system in Uganda

Speech by Mr Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile, Governor of the Bank of Uganda, at the end of year thanksgiving party, held at the Bank of Uganda, Kampala, 9 December 2011.

30 Dec 2011

Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile: Introducing innovative services to meet credit needs in Uganda

Speech by Mr Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile, Governor of the Bank of Uganda, at the year-end stakeholders' function and sharing of Compuscan's vision 2012, Kampala, 8 December 2011.

29 Dec 2011

Rasheed Mohammed Al Maraj: Managing the challenges of industry globalization

Keynote address by His Excellency Rasheed Mohammed Al Maraj, Governor of the Central Bank of Bahrain, at the 18th World Islamic Banking Conference, Manama, 22 November 2011.

29 Dec 2011

H R Khan: Financial inclusion and financial stability: are they two sides of the same coin?

Address by Shri H R Khan, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, at BANCON 2011, organized by the Indian Bankers Association and Indian Overseas Bank, Chennai, 4 November 2011.

29 Dec 2011

Ipumbu Shiimi: Enhancing access to finance in Namibia through an improved land tenure system

Annual address by Mr Ipumbu Shiimi, Governor of the Bank of Namibia, Windhoek, 27 October 2011.

29 Dec 2011

Ignazio Visco: Investing in knowledge - young people and citizens, training and employment

Talk by Mr Ignazio Visco, Governor of the Bank of Italy, at the 30th National Congress of the Italian Association of Children's and Family Court Judges (AIMMF), Catania, 25 November 2011.

29 Dec 2011

Ardian Fullani: Educating and inspiring Albania's young generation

Speech by Mr Ardian Fullani, Governor of the Bank of Albania, at the 2011 end-year reception, Tirana, 21 December 2011.

29 Dec 2011

William C Dudley: What the euro crisis means for taxpayers and the US economy

Testimony by Mr William C Dudley, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, before the Subcommittee on TARP, Financial Services and Bailouts of Public and Private Programs, Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, US House of Representatives, Washington DC, 15 December 2011.

29 Dec 2011

Muhammad Al-Jasser: Saudi Arabia's economic developments in 2010/11

Speech by His Excellency Dr Muhammad Al-Jasser, Governor of the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency (SAMA), to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, on the occasion of presenting the Forty-Seventh Annual Report of the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency, Riyadh, 12 December 2011.

28 Dec 2011

Deepak Mohanty: Economic and financial developments in Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Speech by Mr Deepak Mohanty, Executive Director of the Reserve Bank of India, at Andaman Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Port Blair, 22 December 2011.

28 Dec 2011

Zeti Akhtar Aziz: Strengthening our future

Speech by Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz, Governor of the Central Bank of Malaysia, at the launch of the Financial Sector Blueprint at Sasana Kijang "Strengthening Our Future", Kuala Lumpur, 21 December 2011.

28 Dec 2011

Anand Sinha: Financial reporting in the context of financial stability - a regulator's view on some accounting issues

AddAddress by Mr Anand Sinha, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, at an event organized by Muscat Chapter of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI), Muscat, Sultanate of Oman, 21 December 2011.

28 Dec 2011

Ignazio Visco: Closing of the cultural days of the European Central Bank - Italy 2011

Address by Mr Ignazio Visco, Governor of the Bank of Italy, at the closing of the cultural days of the European Central Bank - Italy 2011, European Central Bank, Frankfurt am Main, 17 November 2011.

27 Dec 2011

Ignazio Visco: Conference in memory of Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa

Introductory remarks of Mr Ignazio Visco, Governor of the Bank of Italy, at the Bank of Italy conference in honour of Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa, Rome, 16 December 2011.

27 Dec 2011

Masaaki Shirakawa: Globalization and population aging - challenges facing Japan

Speech by Mr Masaaki Shirakawa, Governor of the Bank of Japan, to the Board of Councillors of Nippon Keidanren (Japan Business Federation), Tokyo, 22 December 2011.

27 Dec 2011

Christian Noyer: "The Brussels agreement is sound" - interview with Le Télégramme

Interview with Mr Christian Noyer, Governor of the Bank of France and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Bank for International Settlements, in Le Télégramme, published on 15 December 2011.

27 Dec 2011

V K Sharma: Short-term cooperative credit structure and financial inclusion

Keynote address by Mr V K Sharma, Executive Director of the Reserve Bank of India, at the Central Zone Cooperative Conference on "Short-term cooperative credit structure and financial inclusion", organized by the National Cooperative Union of India in collaboration with Chhattisgarh State Cooperative Union Ltd., Raipur, Chhattisgarh State, India, 11 December 2011.

27 Dec 2011

Yaseen Anwar: Role of financial institutions and capital markets in Pakistan's economy

Speech by Mr Yaseen Anwar, Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan, at the PAF Air War College, Karachi, 21 December 2011.

27 Dec 2011

Anand Sinha: Legislative reforms - strengthening the banking sector

Address by Mr Anand Sinha, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, at the Financial Planning Congress'11, organised by the Financial Planning Standards Board of India, Mumbai, 18 December 2011.

27 Dec 2011

Sayuri Shirai: Recent gobal economic developments and monetary policy in Japan - growing uncertainty over the European sovereign debt issues

Speech by Ms Sayuri Shirai, Member of the Policy Board of the Bank of Japan, at a meeting with business leaders, Yamanashi, 2 November 2011.

22 Dec 2011

Zeti Akhtar Aziz: Talent development in Islamic finance over the next decade

Keynote address by Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz, Governor of the Central Bank of Malaysia, at the Launching of IBFIM's Islamic Finance Qualification Framework & Progression Route (IFQFPR) "Talent development in Islamic finance over the next decade", Kuala Lumpur, 14 December 2011.

22 Dec 2011

K C Chakrabarty: Empowering MSMEs for financial inclusion and growth - issues and strategies

Keynote address by Dr K C Chakrabarty, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, at the Central Bank of India SME Conclave, Mumbai, 20 December 2011.

22 Dec 2011

Thomas Jordan: Financial stability developments of relevance

Introductory remarks by Mr Thomas Jordan, Vice-Chairman of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank, at the end-of-year media news conference, Berne, 15 December 2011.

22 Dec 2011

Duvvuri Subbarao: Challenges to the accounting profession - some reflections

Inaugural address by Dr Duvvuri Subbarao, Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, at the 26th Regional Conference of the Western India Regional Council of the Institute of Chartered Accounts of India (ICAI), Mumbai, 16 December 2011.

22 Dec 2011

Jean-Pierre Danthine: Market volatility, Swiss National Bank liquidity measures and foreign exchange reserves

Introductory remarks by Mr Jean-Pierre Danthine, Member of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank, at the end-of-year media news conference, Berne, 15 December 2011.

22 Dec 2011

Christian Noyer: The euro area sovereign debt crisis

Speech by Mr Christian Noyer, Governor of the Bank of France and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Bank for International Settlements, at the Bank of France / Toulouse School of Economics Conference "The euro area sovereign debt crisis", Paris, 19 December 2011.

22 Dec 2011

Mario Draghi: Interview with the Financial Times

Interview with Mr Mario Draghi, President of the European Central Bank, in the Financial Times, conducted by Messrs Lionel Barber and Ralph Atkins on 14 December 2011 in Frankfurt, and published on 19 December 2011.

22 Dec 2011

Lars Nyberg: Monetary policy and financial crises - some reflections

Speech by Mr Lars Nyberg, Deputy Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank, at Danske Bank, Stockholm, 21 December 2011.

21 Dec 2011

Lorenzo Bini Smaghi: The reform of the international monetary system

Speech by Mr Lorenzo Bini Smaghi, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, at the Conference in memory of Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa, Rome, 16 December 2011.

21 Dec 2011

K C Chakrabarty: Ten Commandments for a successful banking career

Address by Dr K C Chakrabarty, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, at the ICICI Bank Probationary Officer Convocation 2011, ICICI Manipal Academy, Bangalore, 13 December 2011.

21 Dec 2011

Philipp Hildebrand: Global and Swiss economic outlook - overview for 2011/12

Introductory remarks by Mr Philipp Hildebrand, Chairman of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank, at the end-of-year media news conference, Berne, 15 December 2011.

21 Dec 2011

Peter Praet: The state of the global economy

Speech by Mr Peter Praet, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, at the 4th World Policy Conference, Vienna, 9 December 2011.