Too much expected of central banks: poll


Central banks are not omnipotent, and cannot boost growth in the economy while also managing price levels, over 66% of the respondents to a poll have said.

The poll, which went live at 16:52 in London on 5 July, attracted 59 voters, of whom 66.1% thought central banks risked losing their credibility if they attempted to boost growth, as well as managing price stability, their key mandate.

The second largest share of the voters, accounting for 23.7%, said central banks could

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