Central Banks Are in Sync on Need for Fresh Stimulus – WSJ

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It is unclear whether fine-tuning rates will be enough to revive decade-old expansions

Central banks world-wide are poised to unleash some of the most aggressive monetary stimulus since the financial crisis a decade ago.

But the circumstances are different now, with policies aimed more at breathing life into decade-old expansions rather than at averting an economic collapse. And it is unclear whether the central bankers’ depleted tools will be adequate.

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