Speeches by category

Central bankers' speeches - Oct to Dec 2012

Date Titles
20 Dec 2012

Zeti Akhtar Aziz: Finance and the real economy - fostering sustainability

Speech by Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz, Governor of the Central Bank of Malaysia, at the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) Regional Lecture Series on Islamic economics, finance and banking: "Finance and the real economy - fostering sustainability", Jakarta, 19 December 2012.

20 Dec 2012

Jörg Asmussen: Agenda 2013 - the next steps in completing EMU

Speech by Mr Jörg Asmussen, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, at the "Internationaler Club Frankfurter Wirtschaftsjournalisten", Frankfurt am Main, 19 December 2012.

18 Dec 2012

Deepak Mohanty: Money market and monetary operations in India

Speech by Mr Deepak Mohanty, Executive Director of the Reserve Bank of India, at the Seminar on "Issues in financial markets", Mumbai, 15 December 2012.

18 Dec 2012

Jens Weidmann: Sound public finances for a stable monetary union

Speech by Dr Jens Weidmann, President of the Deutsche Bundesbank, at the Institute for Law and Finance, Frankfurt am Main, 12 December 2012.

18 Dec 2012

Mario Draghi: Hearing at the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs of the European Parliament

Introductory statement by Mr Mario Draghi, President of the European Central Bank, before the Hearing at the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs of the European Parliament, Brussels, 17 December 2012.

18 Dec 2012

Jeremy C Stein: Dollar funding and global banks

Speech by Mr Jeremy C Stein, Member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, at the Global Research Forum "International Macroeconomics and Finance", co-organised by the European Central Bank, the Federal Reserve Board and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Frankfurt am Main, 17 December 2012.

17 Dec 2012

G Padmanabhan: Technology enabled transformation in the financial sector

Keynote address by Mr G Padmanabhan, Executive Director of the Reserve Bank of India, at the GM/CIOs Conference of the Institute for Development & Research in Banking Technology (IDRBT), Hyderabad, 17 December 2012.

17 Dec 2012

Josef Bonnici: Economic growth in turbulent times

Address by Professor Josef Bonnici, Governor of the Central Bank of Malta, at the annual dinner of the Institute of Financial Services - Malta, Saint Julian's, 14 December 2012.

17 Dec 2012

Mario Draghi: Interview with Financial Times

Interview with Mr Mario Draghi, President of the European Central Bank, in Financial Times, conducted by Mr Lionel Barber, Financial Times editor, and Mr Michael Steen, Frankfurt bureau chief, in Frankfurt on 11 December 2012, published on 14 December 2012.

14 Dec 2012

Benoît Cœuré: SME financing - a euro area perspective

Speech by Mr Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, at the Conference on Small Business Financing, jointly organised by the European Central Bank, Kelley School of Business at Indiana University, Centre for Economic Policy Research and Review of Finance, Frankfurt am Main, 13 December 2012.

14 Dec 2012

Eddie Yue: Evolution of financial consumer protection and education in Asia

Speech by Mr Eddie Yue, Deputy Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, at the HKMA-SFC-OECD Asian Seminar, Hong Kong, 13 December 2012.

14 Dec 2012

Thomas Jordan: Review of the Swiss economy and global economic outlook

Introductory remarks by Mr Thomas Jordan, Chairman of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank, at the Media News Conference of the Swiss National Bank, Berne, 13 December 2012.

14 Dec 2012

Jean-Pierre Danthine: Financial stability developments and the delayed new Swiss banknotes

Introductory remarks by Mr Jean-Pierre Danthine, Vice Chairman of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank, at the Media News Conference of the Swiss National Bank, Berne, 13 December 2012.

14 Dec 2012

Fritz Zurbrügg: Financial market developments, management of foreign currency investments and Libor issues

Introductory remarks by Mr Fritz Zurbrügg, Member of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank, at the Media News Conference of the Swiss National Bank, Berne, 13 December 2012.

13 Dec 2012

Dimitar Bogov: When pressures on prices are relieved, we will stimulate economic growth

Interview with Mr Dimitar Bogov, Governor of the National Bank of the Republic of Macedonia, in "Kapital" weekly magazine, published on 8 November 2012.

13 Dec 2012

Stanley Fischer: Recent developments in the Israeli economy - interview with Richard Quest

Interview with Professor Stanley Fischer, Governor of the Bank of Israel, and Mr Richard Quest, at the Globes Israel Business Conference, Tel Aviv, 10 December 2012.

12 Dec 2012

K C Chakrabarty: Transit path for Indian economy - six steps for transforming the elephant into a tiger

Address by Dr K C Chakrabarty, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, at the interaction with members of the Delhi Chapter of the Young Presidents Organization, New Delhi, 7 December 2012.

12 Dec 2012

Matthew Elderfield: Effective enforcement - encouraging compliance and good practice

Opening remarks by Mr Matthew Elderfield, Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Ireland, to the Central Bank Enforcement Conference, Dublin, 11 December 2012.

12 Dec 2012

András Simor: Cost and efficiency of retail payments - evidence, policy actions and role of central banks

Pre-dinner statement by Mr András Simor, Governor of Magyar Nemzeti Bank (the central bank of Hungary), at the ECB-MNB Joint Conference on "Cost and efficiency of retail payments - evidence, policy actions and role of central banks", Budapest, 15 November 2012.

12 Dec 2012

Mark Carney: Guidance

Remarks by Mr Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of Canada and Chairman of the Financial Stability Board, to the CFA Society Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, 11 December 2012.

12 Dec 2012

Glenn Stevens: Challenges for central banking

Address by Mr Glenn Stevens, Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, to the Bank of Thailand's 70th Anniversary and 3rd Policy Forum, Bangkok, 12 December 2012.

12 Dec 2012

Barry Whiteside: Fiji's new flora and fauna banknotes and coins

Welcome address by Mr Barry Whiteside, Governor of the Reserve Bank of Fiji, at the unveiling of Fiji's new design flora and fauna banknotes and coins, Lami, 12 December 2012.

12 Dec 2012

Prasarn Trairatvorakul: Policy Forum marking the Bank of Thailand's 70th anniversary

Welcome remarks by Dr Prasarn Trairatvorakul, Governor of the Bank of Thailand, to the Bank of Thailand's 70th Anniversary and 3rd Policy Forum, Bangkok, 12 December 2012.

12 Dec 2012

Zeti Akhtar Aziz: Global financial stability and the internationalisation of financial systems in emerging economies

Speech by Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz, Governor of the Central Bank of Malaysia, at the Euromoney-Qatar Conference "Global financial stability and the internationalisation of financial systems in emerging economies", Doha, 11 December 2012.

11 Dec 2012

Choongsoo Kim: Strengthening the resilience of the financial system in Asia and the Pacific

Welcome remarks by Dr Choongsoo Kim, Governor of the Bank of Korea, at the BOK-BIS Roundtable on "Strengthening the resilience of the financial system in Asia and the Pacific", Hong Kong SAR, 10-11 December 2012.

10 Dec 2012

Deepak Mohanty: Perspectives on India s balance of payments

Speech by Mr Deepak Mohanty, Executive Director of the Reserve Bank of India, at the School of Management, KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, 7 December 2012.

10 Dec 2012

V K Sharma: Unearned and unshared prosperity are unsustainable

Keynote address by Mr V K Sharma, Executive Director of the Reserve Bank of India, at the International Leadership Symposium on "Rethinking capitalism and globalization", organized by the World Forum for Ethics in Business in partnership with the World Bank Institute at the European Parliament, Brussels, Belgium, 30 November 2012.

10 Dec 2012

Norman T L Chan: Global deleveraging - the right track

Speech by Mr Norman T L Chan, Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, at the Hong Kong Economic Summit 2013, Hong Kong, 10 December 2012.

10 Dec 2012

András Simor: Anchor 2013

Speech by Mr András Simor, Governor of Magyar Nemzeti Bank (the central bank of Hungary), at the Anchor 2013 Conference, Budapest, 7 December 2012.

10 Dec 2012

Mario Draghi: A central banker's perspective on European economic convergence

Speech by Mr Mario Draghi, President of the European Central Bank, at the Anchor 2013 Conference, organised by the Magyar Nemzeti Bank (the central bank of Hungary), Budapest, 7 December 2012.

7 Dec 2012

Benoît Cœuré: Central banking, insurance and incentives

Speech by Mr Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, at the ECB conference: "Debt, growth and macroeconomic policies", Frankfurt, 6 December 2012.

7 Dec 2012

Rundheersing Bheenick: Past Imperfect, Present Tense and Future Conditional

Speech by Mr Rundheersing Bheenick, Governor of the Bank of Mauritius, at the Annual Dinner in honour of Economic Operators, Pailles, 6 December 2012.

7 Dec 2012

Amando M Tetangco, Jr: Financial capability as a 21st century life skill

Speech by Mr Amando M Tetangco, Jr, Governor of Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (the central bank of the Philippines), at the Citi-FT Financial Education Summit, Makati City, 5 December 2012.

6 Dec 2012

Mario Draghi: ECB press conference - introductory statement

Introductory statement by Mr Mario Draghi, President of the European Central Bank, and Mr Vítor Constâncio, Vice-President of the European Central Bank, Frankfurt am Main, 6 December 2012.

6 Dec 2012

Ardian Fullani: 100 years of independence - our history reflected in the national currency

Speech by Mr Ardian Fullani, Governor of the Bank of Albania, at the Opening of the Exhibition "100 years of independence - our history reflected in the national currency", Vlora, 16 November 2012.

6 Dec 2012

Jan F Qvigstad: Understanding macroprudential regulation

Introductory remarks by Mr Jan F Qvigstad, Deputy Governor of Norges Bank (Central Bank of Norway), at the workshop on "Understanding macroprudential regulation", organised by Norges Bank, Oslo, 29 November 2012.

6 Dec 2012

Njuguna Ndung'u: Development of efficient and cost effective payment systems in Kenya

Address by Prof Njuguna Ndung'u, Governor of the Central Bank of Kenya, at the "Emerging Payment Systems Technical Capacity Building Workshop 2012", Kenya School of Monetary Studies, Nairobi, 14 November 2012.

6 Dec 2012

Njuguna Ndung'u: National "Chomoa Coins" Campaign - importance of coins in Kenya

Address by Prof Njuguna Ndung'u, Governor of the Central Bank of Kenya, at the launch of the National "Chomoa Coins" Campaign, Nairobi, 26 November 2012.

6 Dec 2012

Nils Bernstein: Challenges ahead for the Danish economy

Speech by Mr Nils Bernstein, Governor of the National Bank of Denmark, at the annual meeting of the Danish Bankers Association, Copenhagen, 3 December 2012.

6 Dec 2012

Tharman Shanmugaratnam: Opportunities facing Islamic finance and challenges in managing capital flows in Asia

Outline of special address by Mr Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Chairman of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, at the 8th World Islamic Economic Forum, Johor Bahru, Malaysia, 4 December 2012.