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Special Report: How Mario Draghi is reshaping Europe's central bank

The construction site of the new headquarters of the European Central Bank (ECB) (C) is seen in front of the city's skyline with its banking towers, in Frankfurt, in this October 11, 2012 file picture. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach/Files

The construction site of the new headquarters of the European Central Bank (ECB) (C) is seen in front of the city's skyline with its banking towers, in Frankfurt, in this October 11, 2012 file picture. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach/Files

The construction site of the new headquarters of the European Central Bank (ECB) (C) is seen in front of the city's skyline with its banking towers, in Frankfurt, in this October 11, 2012 file picture. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach/Files
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The construction site of the new headquarters of the European Central Bank (ECB) is pictured on a sunny day in Frankfurt in this January 16, 2012 file picture. Picture taken with a tilt and shift lens.To match Special Report DRAGHI-ECB/INSIDE REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach/Files

The construction site of the new headquarters of the European Central Bank (ECB) is pictured on a sunny day in Frankfurt in this January 16, 2012 file picture. Picture taken with a tilt and shift lens.To match Special Report DRAGHI-ECB/INSIDE...more

The construction site of the new headquarters of the European Central Bank (ECB) is pictured on a sunny day in Frankfurt in this January 16, 2012 file picture. Picture taken with a tilt and shift lens.To match Special Report DRAGHI-ECB/INSIDE REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach/Files
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The partially built new headquarters of the European Central Bank (ECB) is seen behind a fence with razor wire at its construction site in Frankfurt in this September 19, 2012 file picture. To match Special Report DRAGHI-ECB/INSIDE REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach/Files

The partially built new headquarters of the European Central Bank (ECB) is seen behind a fence with razor wire at its construction site in Frankfurt in this September 19, 2012 file picture. To match Special Report DRAGHI-ECB/INSIDE REUTERS/Kai...more

The partially built new headquarters of the European Central Bank (ECB) is seen behind a fence with razor wire at its construction site in Frankfurt in this September 19, 2012 file picture. To match Special Report DRAGHI-ECB/INSIDE REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach/Files
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European Central Bank (ECB) President Mario Draghi speaks during the monthly news conference in Frankfurt in this August 2, 2012 file photo. REUTERS/Alex Domanski/Files

European Central Bank (ECB) President Mario Draghi speaks during the monthly news conference in Frankfurt in this August 2, 2012 file photo. REUTERS/Alex Domanski/Files

European Central Bank (ECB) President Mario Draghi speaks during the monthly news conference in Frankfurt in this August 2, 2012 file photo. REUTERS/Alex Domanski/Files
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A Euro currency sign is seen in front of the European Central Bank (ECB) headquarters in Frankfurt in this September 6, 2012 file picture. To match Special Report DRAGHI-ECB/INSIDE REUTERS/Alex Domanski/Files

A Euro currency sign is seen in front of the European Central Bank (ECB) headquarters in Frankfurt in this September 6, 2012 file picture. To match Special Report DRAGHI-ECB/INSIDE REUTERS/Alex Domanski/Files

A Euro currency sign is seen in front of the European Central Bank (ECB) headquarters in Frankfurt in this September 6, 2012 file picture. To match Special Report DRAGHI-ECB/INSIDE REUTERS/Alex Domanski/Files
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A general view of the Reichstag building, seat of German parliament Bundestag, in Berlin in this November 22, 2010 file picture. To match Special Report DRAGHI-ECB/INSIDE REUTERS/Pawel Kopczynski/Files

A general view of the Reichstag building, seat of German parliament Bundestag, in Berlin in this November 22, 2010 file picture. To match Special Report DRAGHI-ECB/INSIDE REUTERS/Pawel Kopczynski/Files

A general view of the Reichstag building, seat of German parliament Bundestag, in Berlin in this November 22, 2010 file picture. To match Special Report DRAGHI-ECB/INSIDE REUTERS/Pawel Kopczynski/Files
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Jens Weidmann, president of German Bundesbank, attends the Generation Euro Students' Award ceremony at the European Central Bank (ECB) headquarters in Frankfurt in this June 20, 2012 file picture.To match Special Report DRAGHI-ECB/INSIDE REUTERS/Alex Domanski/Files

Jens Weidmann, president of German Bundesbank, attends the Generation Euro Students' Award ceremony at the European Central Bank (ECB) headquarters in Frankfurt in this June 20, 2012 file picture.To match Special Report DRAGHI-ECB/INSIDE REUTERS/Alex...more

Jens Weidmann, president of German Bundesbank, attends the Generation Euro Students' Award ceremony at the European Central Bank (ECB) headquarters in Frankfurt in this June 20, 2012 file picture.To match Special Report DRAGHI-ECB/INSIDE REUTERS/Alex Domanski/Files
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European Central Bank (ECB) Executive Board member Joerg Asmussen smiles during an interview with Reuters in Berlin in this June 19, 2012 file picture. To match Special Report DRAGHI-ECB/INSIDE REUTERS/Pawel Kopczynski/Files (GERMANY - Tags: BUSINESS HEADSHOT)

European Central Bank (ECB) Executive Board member Joerg Asmussen smiles during an interview with Reuters in Berlin in this June 19, 2012 file picture. To match Special Report DRAGHI-ECB/INSIDE REUTERS/Pawel Kopczynski/Files (GERMANY - Tags: BUSINESS...more

European Central Bank (ECB) Executive Board member Joerg Asmussen smiles during an interview with Reuters in Berlin in this June 19, 2012 file picture. To match Special Report DRAGHI-ECB/INSIDE REUTERS/Pawel Kopczynski/Files (GERMANY - Tags: BUSINESS HEADSHOT)
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel (R) and Bank of Italy Governor and candidate for European Central Bank (ECB) presidency Mario Draghi attend a photocall at the Chancellery in Berlin in this June 16, 2011 file picture. To match Special Report DRAGHI-ECB/INSIDE REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch/Files (GERMANY - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS)

German Chancellor Angela Merkel (R) and Bank of Italy Governor and candidate for European Central Bank (ECB) presidency Mario Draghi attend a photocall at the Chancellery in Berlin in this June 16, 2011 file picture. To match Special Report...more

German Chancellor Angela Merkel (R) and Bank of Italy Governor and candidate for European Central Bank (ECB) presidency Mario Draghi attend a photocall at the Chancellery in Berlin in this June 16, 2011 file picture. To match Special Report DRAGHI-ECB/INSIDE REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch/Files (GERMANY - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS)
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European Central Bank (ECB) Executive Board member Joerg Asmussen (L) and ECB President Mario Draghi pose for the media before speaking to German lawmakers in the Bundestag in Berlin in this October 24, 2012 file picture. To match Special Report DRAGHI-ECB/INSIDE REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz/Files (GERMANY - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS)

European Central Bank (ECB) Executive Board member Joerg Asmussen (L) and ECB President Mario Draghi pose for the media before speaking to German lawmakers in the Bundestag in Berlin in this October 24, 2012 file picture. To match Special Report...more

European Central Bank (ECB) Executive Board member Joerg Asmussen (L) and ECB President Mario Draghi pose for the media before speaking to German lawmakers in the Bundestag in Berlin in this October 24, 2012 file picture. To match Special Report DRAGHI-ECB/INSIDE REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz/Files (GERMANY - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS)
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