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Unanimous No More as Central Banks Split as Unknowns Top Knowns

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About an hour after cutting interest rates in June, European Central Bank President Mario Draghi realized the assembled reporters had failed to ask one of their favored questions.

“Now let me say something I haven’t said,” Draghi interjected after answering four rounds of other queries. “The first question you ask in these press conferences: ‘Was it unanimous?’ Now this time it was unanimous.”