Central bankers just want to be loved

Merryn and John look at the state of the world as it is now – are we doing too much in terms of stimulus? Should central banks buy equities? And what of "backdoor jubilees"? Plus, Alasdair McKinnon of the Scottish Investment Trust on how he's changed the holdings of his fund to fit the current situation.

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