Speeches by category

Central bankers' speeches - Oct to Dec 2016

Date Titles
23 Dec 2016

Moses D Pelaelo: Bank of Botswana - review of 2016 and looking ahead

Christmas message by Mr Moses D Pelaelo, Governor of the Bank of Botswana, at the Staff Christmas Party, Gaborone, 16 December 2016.

23 Dec 2016

John Iannis Mourmouras: Central bank independence revisited in the era of unconventional monetary policy

Speech by Professor John Iannis Mourmouras, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Greece, at the SEACEN - OMFIF Joint Policy Summit entitled "Financial stability in an uncertain global environment", Bank Negara Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, 23 November 2016.

22 Dec 2016

John Iannis Mourmouras: Implications of the UK vote to leave the EU - a view from the South

Panel intervention by Professor John Iannis Mourmouras, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Greece, at the Bank of Italy-OMFIF Main Meeting, Rome, 22 September 2016.

22 Dec 2016

Cyril Roux: Perspectives on financial regulation in Ireland

Speech by Mr Cyril Roux, Deputy Governor (Financial Regulation) of the Central Bank of Ireland, at the Institute of International and European Affairs (IIEA), Dublin, 1 December 2016.

21 Dec 2016

Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile: Uganda's current macroeconomic situation and prospects

Remarks by Mr Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile, Governor of the Bank of Uganda, at the Uganda Banker's Association Informal Dinner, Kampala, 2 December 2016.

21 Dec 2016

Jens Weidmann: The future of the European Monetary Union (EMU) and some comments on the German economy

Keynote speech by Dr Jens Weidmann, President of the Deutsche Bundesbank and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Bank for International Settlements, at the Federation of Enterprises in Belgium, Brussels, 19 December 2016.

21 Dec 2016

Luigi Federico Signorini: Economic challenges facing Europe and the world

Panel discussion by Mr Luigi Federico Signorini, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Italy, at the Collegio Carlo Alberto, University of Torino, Moncalieri, 19 December 2016.

21 Dec 2016

Philip R Lane: SMEs and the macro-financial environment

Address by Mr Philip R Lane, Governor of the Central Bank of Ireland, at the Irish Small and Medium Enterprises Association Annual Conference 2016, Royal Dublin Society, Dublin, 11 November 2016.

21 Dec 2016

Peter Praet: Interview in the Telegraaf

Interview with Mr Peter Praet, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, in the Telegraaf, conducted by Mr Martin Visser and Ms Dorinde Meuzelaar on 12 December, and published on 20 December 2016.

21 Dec 2016

Lars Rohde: Increased digitisation - impact on Denmark's financial sector

Speech by Mr Lars Rohde, Governor of the National Bank of Denmark, at the annual meeting of the Danish Bankers Association, Copenhagen, 5 December 2016.

21 Dec 2016

Philip R Lane: Review of the Central Bank of Ireland's Mortgage Measures

Statement by Mr Philip R Lane, Governor of the Central Bank of Ireland, announcing the review of the Central Bank Mortgage Measures, Dublin, 23 November 2016.

21 Dec 2016

Philip R Lane: Ireland's banking sector - overview, developments and challenges

Introductory statement by Mr Philip R Lane, Governor of the Central Bank of Ireland, before the Joint Oireachtas (National Parliament) Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform, and Taoiseach (Head of Parliament), Dublin, 20 December 2016.

20 Dec 2016

Klaas Knot: Innovation in finance makes Africa work!

Keynote speech by Mr Klaas Knot, President of the Netherlands Bank, at the conference "Africa Works!", Royal Tropical Institute, Amsterdam, 10 November 2016.

20 Dec 2016

Fernando Restoy: The challenges of the European resolution framework

Closing address by Mr Fernando Restoy, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Spain, at the Conference "Corporate governance and credit institutions' crises", organised by the Mercantile Law Department, UCM (Complutense University of Madrid), Madrid, 29 November 2016.

20 Dec 2016

Tharman Shanmugaratnam: Enterprise and technological innovation - improving lives in Singapore

Speech by Mr Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Chairman of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, at the FinTech Awards, Singapore, 17 November 2016.

20 Dec 2016

Agus D W Martowardojo: Optimizing potential, strengthening resilience

Address by Mr Agus D W Martowardojo, Governor of Bank Indonesia, at Bank of Indonesia's Annual Meeting of 2016, Jakarta, 22 November 2016.

20 Dec 2016

Jacqueline Loh: Strengthening Asia's bond markets

Keynote address by Ms Jacqueline Loh, Deputy Managing Director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, at the Asia Securities Industry & Financial Markets Association's Annual Conference, Singapore, 17 November 2016.

20 Dec 2016

Per Jansson: Time to scrap the inflation target?

Speech by Mr Per Jansson, Deputy Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank, at Swedbank, Stockholm, 7 December 2016.

20 Dec 2016

Janet Yellen: Commencement remarks

Speech by Ms Janet L Yellen, Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, at the University of Baltimore 2016 Midyear Commencement, Baltimore, Maryland, 19 December 2016.

20 Dec 2016

Jens Weidmann: United in diversity - on the responsibility of countries and regions in the monetary union

Speech by Dr Jens Weidmann, President of the Deutsche Bundesbank and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Bank for International Settlements, upon receiving the "Medal for meritorious service to Bavaria in a united Europe", Frankfurt am Main, 5 December 2016.

19 Dec 2016

Andréa M Maechler: Financial markets and the impact of negative interest on money and capital markets

Speech by Ms Andréa M Maechler, Member of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank, at the Media News Conference of the Swiss National Bank, Berne, 15 December 2016.

19 Dec 2016

Vítor Constâncio: Stijn van Nieuwerburgh's contribution to macroeconomics and finance

Speech by Mr Vítor Constâncio, Vice-President of the European Central Bank, at the ceremony marking the award of the Germán Bernácer Prize for Promoting Economic Research in Europe to Stijn van Nieuwerburgh, Madrid, 16 December 2016.

19 Dec 2016

Yannis Stournaras: Prospects of the Greek economy after six years of adjustment

Speech by Mr Yannis Stournaras, Governor of the Bank of Greece, at the EU-Arab World Summit "Partners for Growth and Development", Athens, 3 November 2016.

19 Dec 2016

Tharman Shanmugaratnam: Financial technology (FinTech) - transforming financial services in Singapore

Speech by Mr Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Chairman of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, at the Launch of LATTICE80, Singapore, 10 November 2016.

19 Dec 2016

Erwin Riyanto: Financial inclusion for SME in Indonesia

Talking points by Mr Erwin Riyanto, Deputy Governor of Bank Indonesia, at the Regional Forum on "Emerging opportunities and challenges of financial inclusion", Kathmandu, 9 November 2016.

19 Dec 2016

Valeria Sannucci: Fixing and completing the European Economic and Monetary Union - the costs of the unfinished Banking Union

Remarks by Ms Valeria Sannucci, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Italy, at the Rome Investment Forum 2016, Rome, 16 December 2016.

19 Dec 2016

Fritz Zurbrügg: Current developments in the area of financial stability in Switzerland

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, 15 December 2016.

19 Dec 2016

Thomas Jordan: Swiss monetary policy decision and the assessment of the economic situation

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, 15 December 2016.

16 Dec 2016

Stephen S Poloz: Release of the Financial System Review

Opening statement by Mr Stephen S Poloz, Governor of the Bank of Canada, at the press conference following the release of the Financial System Review, Ottawa, Ontario, 15 December 2016.

16 Dec 2016

Mark Carney: Remarks on the launch of the Recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures

Remarks by Mr Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England and Chairman of the Financial Stability Board, on the launch of the Recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures, at the Tate Modern, 14 December 2016.

16 Dec 2016

John Iannis Mourmouras: Post-Brexit effects on global monetary policy and capital markets

Speech by Professor John Iannis Mourmouras, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Greece, at an event organised by the Hellenic American Association for Professionals in Finance (HABA), New York City, 5 October 2016.

16 Dec 2016

Patrick Njoroge: Diaspora voting and youth empowerment

Remarks by Dr Patrick Njoroge, Governor of the Central Bank of Kenya, at the 3rd Annual Kenya Diaspora Homecoming Convention, Catholic University, Nairobi, 14 December 2016.

16 Dec 2016

Yannis Stournaras: The Greek economy and the contribution of tourism to growth

Speech by Mr Yannis Stournaras, Governor of the Bank of Greece, at the Conference of the Greek Tourism Association (SETE) "The Greek economy and the contribution of tourism to growth", Athens, 17 October 2016.

16 Dec 2016

Yannis Stournaras: Open and orderly capital movements - does global co-operation matter?

Speech by Mr Yannis Stournaras, Governor of the Bank of Greece, at the OECD High-level policy seminar on "Open and orderly capital movements: does global co-operation matter?", Paris, 25 October 2016.

16 Dec 2016

Agus D W Martowardojo: Integrating Islamic commercial and social finance to strengthen financial system stability

Keynote speech by Mr Agus D W Martowardojo, Governor of Bank Indonesia, at the International Seminar and the 2nd JIMF Call for Papers, Surabaya, 27 October 2016.

16 Dec 2016

Ong Chong Tee: Financial integration - a collective effort towards efficient and resilient markets

Speech by Mr Ong Chong Tee, Deputy Managing Director (Financial Supervision) of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, at the Launch Event for EU-Asia -Pacific Forum on Financial Regulation, Singapore, 14 October 2016.

15 Dec 2016

Peter Praet: Interview in Die Zeit

Interview with Mr Peter Praet, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, in Die Zeit, conducted by Ms Lisa Nienhaus and Mr Mark Schieritz on 12 December, and published on 14 December 2016.

15 Dec 2016

William C Dudley: Opportunities for economic growth in Puerto Rico

Remarks by Mr William C Dudley, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, to representatives of Puerto Rico's business and academic communities, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 29 November 2016.

15 Dec 2016

William C Dudley: The US economic outlook and the implications for monetary policy

Remarks by Mr William C Dudley, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, at the ABNY (Association for a Better New York) Breakfast, New York City, 5 December 2016.

15 Dec 2016

Louis Kasekende: Enhancing effective supervision of international banking groups in Uganda

Remarks by Dr Louis Kasekende, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Uganda, at the  Supervisory College of Standard Chartered Bank, Africa Region, Munyonyo, 10 November 2016.