Speeches by category

Central bankers' speeches - Oct to Dec 2016

Date Titles
5 Dec 2016

Erkki Liikanen: Issues related to the Russian, Chinese and other emerging market economies

Opening remarks by Mr Erkki Liikanen, Governor of the Bank of Finland, at the BOFIT (Bank of Finland Institute for Economies in Transition) Anniversary Conference, Helsinki, 22 November 2016.

2 Dec 2016

Jerome H Powell: A view from the Fed

Speech by Mr Jerome H Powell, Member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, at the "Understanding Fedspeak" event, cosponsored by the Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy at the Brookings Institution and the Center for Financial Economics at Johns Hopkins University, Washington DC, 30 November 2016.

2 Dec 2016

Benoît Cœuré: Greece - progress achieved and challenges ahead

Keynote speech by Mr Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, at the American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce conference on "Greece and the global disruptive environment: A look into the future", Athens, 28 November 2016.

2 Dec 2016

Jerome H Powell: Recent economic developments and longer-run challenges

Speech by Mr Jerome H Powell, Member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, at The Economic Club of Indiana, Indianapolis, Indiana, 29 November 2016.

1 Dec 2016

Mario Draghi: Introductory statement to the plenary debate of the European Parliament on the European Central Bank's Annual Report 2015

Introductory statement by Mr Mario Draghi, President of the European Central Bank, to the plenary debate of the European Parliament on the European Central Bank's Annual Report 2015, Strasbourg, 21 November 2016.

1 Dec 2016

Egil Matsen: The equity share in the Government Pension Fund Global

Introductory statement by Mr Egil Matsen, Governor of Norges Bank (Central Bank of Norway), Oslo, 1 December 2016.

1 Dec 2016

Peter Praet: The importance of a genuine banking union for monetary policy

Speech by Mr Peter Praet, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, at the EMU Forum 2016, Oesterreichische Nationalbank, Vienna, 24 November 2016.

1 Dec 2016

Jacqueline Loh: Shanghai and Singapore - synergies amidst a dynamic Asian financial landscape

Keynote address by Ms Jacqueline Loh, Deputy Managing Director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, at the Second Shanghai-Singapore Financial Forum, Shanghai, 30 November 2016.

30 Nov 2016

Fernando Restoy: Challenges facing the retail banking sector

Remarks by Mr Fernando Restoy, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Spain, at the dinner event organised by the European Savings and Retail Banking Group (ESBG), Madrid, 17 November 2016.

30 Nov 2016

Lesetja Kganyago: The outlook for monetary policy

Address by Mr Lesetja Kganyago, Governor of the South African Reserve Bank, at the South African Summer Macro Conference 2016, Johannesburg, 25 November 2016.

30 Nov 2016

Andréa M Maechler: Financial markets and monetary policy implementation - an evolving relationship

Speech by Ms Andréa M Maechler, Member of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank, at the Money Market Event, Geneva, 17 November 2016.

29 Nov 2016

Stephen S Poloz: From hewers of wood to hewers of code - Canada's expanding service economy

Remarks by Mr Stephen S Poloz, Governor of the Bank of Canada, at the CD Howe Institute, Toronto, Ontario, 28 November 2016.

29 Nov 2016

Peter Praet: The future of global financial integration

Remarks by Mr Peter Praet, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, at the Global Research Forum on International Macroeconomics and Finance, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, New York City, 17 November 2016.

29 Nov 2016

Andrew Haldane: The diversity project

Opening remarks by Mr Andrew G Haldane, Executive Director and Chief Economist of the Bank of England, at the Investment Association Launch of the Diversity Project, London, 8 November 2016.

29 Nov 2016

Geoff Bascand: Changing dynamics in household behaviour - what do they mean for inflationary pressures?

Text of the Sir Leslie Melville Lecture by Mr Geoff Bascand, Deputy Governor and Head of Operations of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand, at the Australia National University, Canberra, 22 November 2016.

29 Nov 2016

Peter Praet: The euro area economy, monetary policy and structural reforms

Remarks by Mr Peter Praet, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, at the Observatory Group roundtable, New York City, 18 November 2016.

29 Nov 2016

François Villeroy de Galhau: Europe facing a new political economy

Speech by Mr François Villeroy de Galhau, Governor of the Bank of France, at the Asociación de Mercados Financieros Annual Financial Convention, Madrid, 21 November 2016.

29 Nov 2016

Benoît Cœuré: Addressing Europe's economic and political challenges

Introductory remarks by Mr Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, at TUM Speakers Series/HEC Débats organised by the Technical University of Munich, Munich, 21 November 2016.

29 Nov 2016

Fritz Zurbrügg: Negative interest rates: necessary from a monetary policy perspective - but with what risks for the banks?

Speech by Mr Fritz Zurbrügg, Vice Chairman of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank, to the Volkswirtschaftliche Gesellschaft des Kantons Bern, Berne, 24 November 2016.

28 Nov 2016

Cecilia Skingsley: Should the Riksbank issue e-krona?

Speech by Ms Cecilia Skingsley, Deputy Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank, at FinTech Stockholm 2016, Stockholm, 16 November 2016.

28 Nov 2016

Mario Draghi: The state and prospects of the euro area recovery

Speech by Mr Mario Draghi, President of the European Central Bank, at the European Banking Congress, Frankfurt am Main, 18 November 2016.

28 Nov 2016

Lael Brainard: The "gig" economy - implications of the growth of contingent work

Speech by Ms Lael Brainard, Member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, at "Evolution of Work", a convening cosponsored by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, and the Freelancers Union, New York City, 17 November 2016.

28 Nov 2016

William C Dudley: Opening remarks at the Economic Press Briefing on the Survey of Consumer Expectations

Opening remarks by Mr William C Dudley, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, at the Economic Press Briefing on the Survey of Consumer Expectations, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, New York City, 18 November 2016.

28 Nov 2016

Jens Weidmann: Inflation and interest rates - what goes down, must go up?

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 European Banking Congress, Frankfurt am Main, 18 November 2016.

28 Nov 2016

Yves Mersch: The causes of monetary policy measures and their impact - a review

Speech by Mr Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, at the Euro Finance Week, FAROS Institutional Investors Forum, Frankfurt am Main, 17 November 2016.

28 Nov 2016

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

Introductory statement by Mr Mario Draghi, President of the European Central Bank, at the ECON committee of the European Parliament, Brussels, 28 November 2016.

25 Nov 2016

Carl-Ludwig Thiele: Blockchain technology - opportunities and challenges

Keynote speech by Mr Carl-Ludwig Thiele, Member of the Executive Board of the Deutsche Bundesbank, at the 6th Central Banking Workshop 2016, Eltville, 21 November 2016.

25 Nov 2016

Christopher Kent: Australia's economic transition - state by state

Address by Mr Christopher Kent, Assistant Governor (Economic) of the Reserve Bank of Australia, at the Australian Business Economists Conference Dinner, Sydney, 22 November 2016.

25 Nov 2016

Jerome H Powell: The global trade slowdown and its implications for emerging Asia

Speech by Mr Jerome H Powell, Member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, at the "CPBS 2016 Pacific Basin Research Conference", sponsored by the Center for Pacific Basin Studies at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, San Francisco, 18 November 2016.

25 Nov 2016

Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile: Year-end reflections on Uganda's banking industry

Speech by Mr Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile, Governor of the Bank of Uganda, at the Annual Dinner of the Uganda Institute of Banking and Financial Services, Kampala, 25 November 2016.

24 Nov 2016

Jorgovanka Tabaković: Overview of recent monetary and macroeconomic trends in Serbia

Introductory speech by Dr Jorgovanka Tabaković, Governor of the National Bank of Serbia, at the presentation of the Inflation Report - November 2016, Belgrade, 21 November 2016.

24 Nov 2016

Janet Yellen: The economic outlook

Testimony by Ms Janet L Yellen, Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, before the Joint Economic Committee, US Congress, Washington DC, 17 November 2016.

24 Nov 2016

Stanley Fischer: Longer-term challenges for the US economy

Speech by Mr Stanley Fischer, Vice Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, at "A Conversation with Stanley Fischer", sponsored by the Council on Foreign Relations, New York City, 21 November 2016.

18 Nov 2016

Stanley Fischer: Is there a liquidity problem post-crisis?

Speech by Mr Stanley Fischer, Vice Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, at the "Do We Have a Liquidity Problem Post-Crisis?", a conference sponsored by the Initiative on Business and Public Policy at the Brookings Institution, Washington DC, 15 November 2016.

18 Nov 2016

Carl-Ludwig Thiele: Internationalization of the renminbi - prospects and challenges

Keynote speech by Mr Carl-Ludwig Thiele, Member of the Executive Board of the Deutsche Bundesbank, at the 3rd European-Chinese Banking Day, Frankfurt am Main, 16 November 2016.

18 Nov 2016

Luigi Federico Signorini: Reflections on monetary policy in the euro area at the current juncture

Address by Mr Luigi Federico Signorini, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Italy, at the Bank of Italy workshop on "Unconventional monetary policy: effectiveness and risks", Rome, 21 October 2016.

18 Nov 2016

Ravi Menon: Singapore's FinTech journey - where we are, what is next

Speech by Mr Ravi Menon, Managing Director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, at the Singapore FinTech Festival - FinTech Conference, Singapore, 16 November 2016.

17 Nov 2016

Jon Cunliffe: Why are interest rates low?

Speech by Sir Jon Cunliffe, Deputy Governor for Financial Stability of the Bank of England, at Manchester University, Manchester, 16 November 2016.

17 Nov 2016

Luigi Federico Signorini: Preliminary hearing on the 2016 Update of the Economic and Financial Document

Testimony of Mr Luigi Federico Signorini, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Italy, at the Joint Session of the Fifth Committees of the Chamber of Deputies (Budget, Treasury and Planning) and of the Senate of the Republic (Budget), Chamber of Deputies, Rome, 3 October 2016.

17 Nov 2016

Kevin Stiroh: Opening remarks at the GARP Global Risk Forum

Remarks by Mr Kevin Stiroh, Executive Vice President of the Financial Institution Supervision Group of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York / GARP Global Risk Forum, New York City, 2 November 2016.