“We took all our decisions carefully,” Trichet said during a question-and-answer session after a speech at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. “They were not in a textbook. We were incorporating a lot of decisions and judgments. They had to be taken, from time to time, very rapidly.”
Trichet retired from his role as president of the Frankfurt-based central bank last year. He was succeeded by Bank of Italy Governor Mario Draghi.
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