RBA Deputy Governor speaks on Global Financial Stability

Wednesday, 3 July 2013  Features

Dr Phillip Lowe, the Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia is to give the Keynote address at the Institute of Global Finance Conference on Global Financial Stability and Prosperity in Sydney.

The Director of the Institute of Global Finance, Professor Fariborz Moshirian from UNSW's Australian School of Business said the issues are particularly relevant with what appears to be an unfolding credit crunch in China, a plunging Australian Dollar, and with the stock market in Australia dipping to a nine month low.

Professor Fariborz Moshirian said "Dr Phillip Lowe will speak on Thursday morning about global and national economic Issues, and discuss the current tensions as he sees it in financial regulation around the world. It is a pleasure to welcome him to the conference, holding as he does a degree in Economics and Econometrics from the University of New South Wales. He has authored numerous papers, including on the linkages between monetary policy and financial stability."

"There are many more eminent financial experts speaking at the conference, which over two days will explore the issues surrounding everything from wholesale funding costs, to systemic risks, and the financial cycles surrounding macroeconomics," he said.

Other Keynote speakers include:

  • Dr Jamie McAndrews, Director of Research, Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
  • Dr Claudio Borio, the Director of Research, the Bank for International Settlements.
  • Dr Peter Richardson, from the Bank of England.

More than 30 leading researchers from Europe, the US and Asia, including from the International Monetary Fund, the Asian Development Bank and the European Central Bank, will present the latest analysis and issues on Systemic Risk: Liquidity Risk, Governance, and Financial Stability will be held on 4 and 5 July 2013, at the Four Seasons Hotel in Sydney.

For further details contact Fariborz Moshirian on 0425 380626 or 02 9385 5859 or f.moshirian@unsw.edu.au

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