IMF leaves door open to renminbi inclusion in SDR basket


Hurdles remain for the renminbi to be included in the International Monetary Fund's special drawing rights (SDR) basket, but the fund indicated in a report on August 4 that it is open to the idea of including the currency from 2016.

In presenting its report on some "initial considerations" on the forthcoming five-yearly SDR review, due later this year, the IMF was careful to avoid coming down one way or another on the renminbi question, which has been the subject of intense speculation in recent

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