BIS management speeches - last 2 years

Date Titles
2 Sep 2015

Easing has induced easing

Interview with Mr Claudio Borio, Head of the Monetary and Economic Department (MED), in Börsen-Zeitung, conducted by Mr Mark Schrörs and published on 25 August 2015.

28 Aug 2015

On the centrality of the current account in international economics

Keynote speech by Mr Claudio Borio, Head of Monetary and Economic Department of the BIS, at the ECB-Central Bank of Turkey conference "Balanced and sustainable growth - operationalising the G20 framework", Frankfurt, 28 August 2015.

10 Jul 2015

Credit booms and credit busts

Interview with Claudio Borio, Head of the Monetary and Economic Department, and the Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET), 10 July 2015.

2 Jul 2015

The role of the CPMI as part of the Basel Process

Keynote speech by Mr Jaime Caruana, General Manager of the BIS, at the CPMI 25th Anniversary Conference, Basel, 30 June 2015.

28 Jun 2015

General Manager's speech: Taking a longer-term perspective

Speech and presentation of the key messages of the BIS Annual Report delivered by Mr Jaime Caruana, General Manager of the BIS, on the occasion of the Bank's Annual General Meeting, Basel, 28 June 2015.

Also available in:

28 Jun 2015

Persistent unusually low interest rates. Why? What consequences?

Presentation on the BIS Annual Report by Claudio Borio, Head of the Monetary and Economic Department, on the occasion of the Bank's Annual General Meeting, Basel, 28 June 2015.

28 Jun 2015

Three BIS research themes in the Annual Report

Presentation on the BIS Annual Report by Hyun Song Shin, Economic Adviser and Head of Research, on the occasion of the Bank's Annual General Meeting, Basel, 28 June 2015.

30 Apr 2015

The international monetary and financial system: eliminating the blind spot

Panel remarks by Mr Jaime Caruana, General Manager of the BIS, at the IMF conference "Rethinking macro policy III: progress or confusion?", Washington DC, 16 April 2015.

24 Apr 2015

Ultra-low or negative interest rates: what they mean for financial stability and growth

Remarks by Hervé Hannoun, Deputy General Manager, Bank for International Settlements, at the Eurofi High-Level Seminar, Riga, 22 April 2015.

15 Apr 2015

Macroprudential tools, their limits and their connection with monetary policy

Panel remarks by Mr Hyun Song Shin, Economic Adviser and Head of Research of the BIS, at IMF Spring Meeting event: "Rethinking macro policy III: progress or confusion?", Washington, DC, 15 April 2015.

9 Apr 2015

The international monetary and financial system: Its Achilles heel and what to do about it

Presentation by Mr Claudio Borio, Head of Monetary and Economic Department of the BIS, at the INET conference "New Economic Thinking: Liberté, Égalité, Fragilité", Paris, 9 April 2015.

20 Mar 2015

Welcoming remarks

Welcoming remarks by Mr Jaime Caruana, General Manager of the BIS, at the Second BIS Research Network meeting on "Macroeconomics and global financial markets", Basel, 10 March 2015.

25 Feb 2015

Toward a joined-up research agenda for central banks

Presentation by Mr Hyun Song Shin, Economic Adviser and Head of Research of the BIS, at the Bank of England "One Bank Research Agenda" Launch Conference, London, 25 February 2015.

25 Feb 2015

Financial reform and the role of regulators: Evolving markets, evolving risks, evolving regulation

Speech by Mr Jaime Caruana, General Manager of the BIS, at the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP) 16th Annual Risk Management Convention, New York, 24 February 2015.

18 Feb 2015

On book equity: why it matters for monetary policy

Keynote address by Mr Hyun Song Shin, Economic Adviser and Head of Research of the BIS, at the joint workshop by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, the Centre for Economic Policy Research and the Journal of Financial Intermediation on "Banking and regulation: the next frontier", Basel, 22 January 2015.

19 Dec 2014

Macroprudential policy: opportunities and challenges

Speech by Mr Jaime Caruana, General Manager of the BIS, at the Tenth High-Level Meeting for the Middle East and North Africa region on "Global banking standards and regulatory and supervisory priorities" jointly organised by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, the BIS's Financial Stability Institute and the Arab Monetary Fund, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 9 December 2014.

17 Dec 2014

Financial stability risks: old and new

Presentation by Mr Hyun Song Shin, Economic Adviser and Head of Research of the BIS, at the Brookings Institution, Washington DC, 4 December 2014.

16 Dec 2014

How much capital is enough?

Remarks by Mr Jaime Caruana, General Manager of the BIS, prepared for the IESE Business School conference on "Challenges for the future of banking: regulation, supervision and the structure of banking", London, 26 November 2014.

20 Nov 2014

Central banks and the global debt overhang

Speech by Mr Hervé Hannoun, Deputy General Manager of the Bank for International Settlements, prepared for the 50th SEACEN Governors' Conference, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, 20 November 2014.

14 Nov 2014

Debt trouble comes in threes

Luncheon speech by Mr Jaime Caruana, General Manager of the BIS, on the occasion of the International Finance Forum 2014 Annual Global Conference, Beijing, 1 November 2014.

7 Nov 2014

The global financial cycle and how to tame it

Panel remarks by Mr Hervé Hannoun, Deputy General Manager of the BIS, at the International Symposium of the Banque de France "Central banking: the way forward?", Paris, 7 November 2014.

31 Oct 2014

Welcoming remarks at the 2nd Conference on Standard-Setting Bodies and Financial Inclusion

Welcoming remarks delivered by Mr Jaime Caruana, General Manager of the BIS, on the occasion of the 2nd Conference on Standard-Setting Bodies and Financial Inclusion - "Standard-setting in the changing landscape of digital financial inclusion", Basel, Switzerland, 30 October 2014.

12 Sep 2014

Opening remarks - Seventh Irving Fisher Committee Conference on Central Bank Statistics

Opening remarks by Mr Hervé Hannoun, Deputy General Manager of the BIS, at the Seventh Irving Fisher Committee Conference on Central Bank Statistics, Basel, 4 September 2014.

13 Aug 2014

Macroprudential frameworks: (too) great expectations?

Contribution by Mr Claudio Borio, Head of the Monetary and Economic Department of the Bank for International Settlements, to the 25th anniversary edition of Central Banking Journal, originally published on 5 August 2014.

29 Jun 2014

General Manager's speech: Stepping out of the shadow of the crisis: three transitions for the world economy

Speech delivered by Mr Jaime Caruana, General Manager of the BIS, on the occasion of the Bank's Annual General Meeting, Basel, 29 June 2014.

Also available in: