Monetary Authority of Singapore Annual Report 2012/2013
  • COMMITTED TOWARDS INTERNATIONAL EFFORTS ON FINANCIAL STABILITY AND FINANCIAL REGULATORY REFORM

MAS Lecture

Governor Agustin Carstens shared his views on the state of the world economy, crisis resolution strategy and capital flows to emerging markets with 350 guests from the regional central banks, senior representatives from the financial institutions, public sector officers, academics and representatives from the industry associations.

Since its launch in March 2000, MAS Lecture has provided a platform for distinguished members of the international financial community to offer perspectives on significant economic and financial issues of the day. Previous speakers included William McDonough, former President of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York; Robert Rubin, former Chairman of the Executive Committee, Citigroup Inc and former US Treasury Secretary; Sir Howard Davis, former Executive Chairman of UK Financial Services Authority; Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank; Toshihiko Fukui, former Governor of the Bank of Japan and Dominique Strauss-Kahn, former Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund.

Mr Ravi Menon, MAS’ Managing Director, presenting a gift to Mr Agustin Carstens, Governor of the Banco de Mexico, at the MAS Lecture 2013. The gift is a unique fusion of calligraphy and wood carving, and depicts the Chinese character “宝” which means “Treasure”.

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