Charlie Weston: More treats, fewer tricks as ECB's Trichet retires
Published 01/11/2011 | 17:00
IT seems appropriate that the president of the European Central Bank, Jean-Claude Trichet, ended up retiring on Halloween.
After all, his critics were quick to note, during his tenure the eurozone became a "house of horrors".
Today the Frenchman is replaced by Italian Mario Draghi, with expectations that one of the major announcements from the new man in Frankfurt will be a cut in interest rates.