This year may well be remembered as the year of monetary policy divergence. While the Federal Reserve tapered its asset purchase programme, the European Central Bank (ECB) and Bank of Japan (BoJ) launched fresh rounds of stimulus.
Beyond the headline policy decisions, however, the issue of reform has dominated the central banking community. This, more than anything, has caught our readers' imagination over the past 12 months, as illustrated by the top-read stories of 2014.
The ECB completed its