special drawing rights

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reserve assets in the International Monetary Fund

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Summary: BERLIN - Chancellor Angela Merkel has ruled out using gold and currency reserves or IMF special drawing rights, or SDRs, to boost the eurozone bailout fund for fear of violating the independence of Germany's central bank, which opposes such use of reserves.
QE2), capital controls, IMF Special Drawing Rights, and more representation for emerging market countries.
Strauss-Kahn said resources for the fund, "which could climb to $100 billion a year," could be raised through an allocation to IMF member countries of IMF special drawing rights, or SDRs.
An IMF official said the sale was concluded at an average price of about $1,045 an ounce and that the transaction would be paid in hard currency and not in IMF Special Drawing Rights.
The one-time, unconditional allocation of $250 billion worth of IMF Special Drawing Rights, or SDRs, will boost liquidity to emerging and poorer economies by $100 billion.
Earlier this month, the Group of 20 nations tripled the IMF's resources to USD750bn, and also agreed to support a general allocation of USD250bn worth of IMF Special Drawing Rights (SDRs) to IMF member countries to boost liquidity amid troubled credit markets.