65 Pages Posted: 1 Aug 2008
Date Written: December 2006
On 19-20 June 2006, the BIS held its fifth Annual Conference, on Financial Globalisation, in Brunnen, Switzerland. The event brought together some 60 senior representatives of central banks, academic institutions and the private sector to exchange views on this topic. This BIS Paper contains the opening address by William White (Economic Adviser, BIS), the keynote speech by Stanley Fischer (Governor, Bank of Israel), the contributions to the panel on "Review of recent trends and issues in financial sector globalisation", and the prepared remarks of the participants at the Policy Panel. The Policy Panel discussion was chaired by Malcolm D. Knight (General Manager, BIS); the panellists were Vittorio Corbo (Banco Central de Chile), Raguram Rajan (IMF), Usha Torat (Reserve Bank of India) and Zdenek Tuma (Czech National Bank).
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