It is "wrong and dangerous" to see central banks as the only able crisis manager, European Central Bank policymaker Jens Weidmann said in an interview with a Finnish newspaper.
"Central banks in recent years have been pulled into the role of a crisis manager. Some think that central banks are the only able ones. I consider this thinking wrong and dangerous," Weidmann told Helsingin Sanomat.
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Weidmann, who also heads Germany's Bundesbank, reiterated his opposition to the sovereign bond purchases by the European Central Bank, saying they pose a considerable risk to monetary policy.
(Reporting by Ritsuko Ando, Editing by Louise Heavens)