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While Congress Is Asleep: The Future of U.S. Financial Crisis Rescues

By | August 10, 2021

On August 2, the Board of Governors of the IMF approved the creation of approximately $650 billion of Special Drawing Rights (SDRs)—the IMF-created reserve currency—to boost global liquidity and support the ongoing pandemic response in emerging markets. This was the largest increase the U.S. treasury secretary could approve without the issuance being subject to an approving vote in the U.S.… Read More »