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Thomas M Hoenig speech

  Speech by Mr Thomas M Hoenig, President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, at the Central Exchange, Kansas City, 5 January 2011. “My January presentation at the Central Exchange, greater Kansas City’s business women’sassociation, has become an annual event and an opportunity that I have enjoyed immensely.In particular, I want to recognize the WIN/WIN program initiated by the Central Exchange. Iam personally a supporter of this campaign to increase the...

Bank of Israel (BOI) - The level of leverage in quoted companies and its relation to various economic factors

Bank of Israel (BOI) - The level of leverage in quoted companies and its relation to various economic factors An accepted index of an economy’s macroeconomic and financial stability is the extent of leverage among firms in the private sector or, in other words, the scope of activity that is financed by liabilities other than internal sources. A...

Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) - Bank Funding and Capital Flows

Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) - Bank Funding and Capital Flows     The financial crisis has led to a significant re-assessment of risk. Having been underpriced for a number of years prior to 2007, risk was rapidly and substantially re-priced as the financial crisis unfolded. Counterparty risk came to the fore and there has also been a more fundamental re-assessment of the importance...

European Central Bank (ECB) - Introductory remarks at the International Club of Economic Journalists

European Central Bank (ECB) - Introductory remarks at the International Club of Economic Journalists Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank,Frankfurt am Main, 13 December 2010Ladies and Gentlemen,It is a true pleasure for me to participate in the meeting co-organised with the International Club of Frankfurt Economic Journalists. I vividly remember the interesting discussions we had in December 2008. At the...

Bank of Canada (BOC) - Perceptions of Low Rates Raise Risks, Bank of Canada Governor Mark Carney Says

Bank of Canada (BOC) - Perceptions of Low Rates Raise Risks, Bank of Canada Governor Mark Carney Says   TORONTO, Ontario–Cyclical and structural factors have led to a low-interest-rate environment, Bank of Canada Governor Mark Carney said today in a speech that reviewed the implications of such an environment for financial stability and economic growth in Canada and globally. “Very low policy rates in the major advanced economies could be in place...

Norman T L Chan: Latest developments of renminbi business in Hong Kong

Norman T L Chan: Latest developments of renminbi business in Hong Kong Briefing by Mr Norman T L Chan, Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, on the latest developments of renminbi (RMB) business in Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, 23 December 2010. * * * Good afternoon. Today I would like to provide an update on the latest developments of renminbi (RMB) business in Hong Kong.With the strong support...

Bank of England Speeches - 2010: A progress report

Bank of England Speeches - 2010: A progress report IntroductionIt is an honour to be invited here this evening to help you and the Business School celebrate its 21st anniversary. Birthdays are a natural time to pause and reflect – especially those that mark a coming of age.Reflecting on your first 21 years, much has changed since the Business School was founded. Some of...

José De Gregorio: Exchange rate, macroeconomic policies, and the global scenario

José De Gregorio: Exchange rate, macroeconomic policies, and the global scenario Speech by Mr José De Gregorio, Governor of the Central Bank of Chile, before the Senate at a special session on the exchange rate, Valparaíso, 14 December 2010. * * * I. IntroductionI am grateful for the Senate’s invitation to analyze exchange rate issues, some of the most complex ones facing our country, as well as Latin American and...

Ardian Fullani: Press conference at the presentation of the First Financial Stability Report of the Central Bank of the Republic of Kosovo

Ardian Fullani: Press conference at the presentation of the First Financial Stability Report of the Central Bank of the Republic of Kosovo   Speech by Mr Ardian Fullani, Governor of the Bank of Albania, at the presentation of the First Financial Stability Report of the Central Bank of the Republic of Kosovo, Priština, 20 December 2010.* * *Dear Mr. Gërguri,Dear Members of the Governing Board of the Central Bank of the Republic of...

Louis Kasekende: Citation for outstanding leadership

Louis Kasekende: Citation for outstanding leadership Citation by Dr Louis Kasekende, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Uganda, at the farewell party for the 2010 retired staff, Kampala, 17 December 2010.* * *Prof. Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile has led the Bank of Uganda for almost 10 years. It has been a decade of remarkable achievements; achievements which were made possible both by the Governor’s strategic leadership of the Bank and by his ability to inspire and...
 
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