Mario Draghi can ‘use the force' in central banking ‘confidence trick'


Central banking is a "confidence trick" played best by those who know how to "use the force" – and the world's foremost practitioner is Mario Draghi, according to commentators in London this week.

Chairing a panel entitled ‘Central banks and their Jedi mind tricks' at the Financial Times' ‘Camp Alphaville' conference this week, Lorcan Roche Kelly, macroeconomist at Agenda Research and a keen ECB-watcher, outlined how Draghi's commitment two years ago to do "whatever it takes" to keep the eurozon

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