SDR inclusion critical for advanced-economy RMB investments

Developed-economy central banks still wary of renminbi inconvertibility


The inclusion of the renminbi as a constituent currency of the International Monetary Fund's special drawing rights (SDR) is critical to more advanced-economy central banks following the Swiss National Bank's (SNB) move to diversify its reserves into Chinese currency assets, says Roman Bauman, head of that institution's Singapore office.

The enthusiasm emerging market central banks in Africa, Asia and Latin America have demonstrated to invest in renminbi assets has yet to be matched by

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