Whatever you think of the 13 central bankers, their power is undeniable and their decisions will affect your job, your mortgage, your retirement plans and your future. (Photo illustration by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
There are generous and not so generous ways of describing the 13 central bankers who get together every two months to chart a course for the global economy. But whatever you think of their private meetings in Basel, Switzerland, their power is undeniable .. and their decisions will affect your job, your mortgage, your retirement plans and your future.
The CBC's Neil Macdonald has been investigating them. His work is on CBC online and in a documentary called "Monarchs of Money" which airs tonight on The National on CBC TV. Neil MacDonald was in Washington, D.C.
This segment was produced by The Current's Jessica deMello.
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