Boost for China as it joins IMF elite

Vote of confidence as renminbi becomes fifth reserve currency

Swiss 10-year bond yield at record low

ECB policy meeting casts shadow over Swiss franc

Sterling falls below $1.50 against dollar

Doves at Bank of England keep pound under pressure

Forex forecasts focus on policy fallout

Stronger US dollar and weakening renminbi are themes for 2016

PBoC reassures on renminbi after IMF move

Pledge for more market reforms and no ‘sudden changes’ in currency

China positive on economic data

Mainland markets edge higher as renminbi becomes IMF’s fifth reserve currency

A trader looks at his screen as he works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shortly after the opening bell, in the Manhattan borough of New York January 24, 2014
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Euro beneath $1.06 ahead of ECB meeting

Wall Street cautious before payrolls data

Dollar bulls usher in pivotal policy week

Expectation of further easing at ECB meeting and of Fed rate rise

Euro looks like it has further to fall

Selling the single currency and buying dollars is the number one trade in most banks’ 2016 outlooks

Swiss banks face uncertainty on ECB move

Lower rates would potentially be destabilising for lenders

Macri’s agenda for Argentina

Victory is positive for markets but big challenges lie ahead

Multilateral bodies set to recalibrate

Resulting renminbi flows could be over $80bn

SDR seen as vote of confidence

Uncertainty persists over how markets will react

Growing in stature despite concerns

Renminbi’s march is propelled by China’s leading role in the global economy

‘One Belt, One Road’ to turbocharge usage

Massive demands for financing will see China tap offshore centres

Renminbi reforms a drag on reserves

Rmb trade settlement and investment outflows are both having a negative impact on holdings

Pivotal moment for the redback and China

But the renminbi is likely to remain the odd man out in the SDR basket

Prat-Gay asked to rework his magic

Fathoming depths of Argentina’s economic woes is added challenge

UK investors feel ‘eight years of hurt’

Economic revival is not feeding through into corporate profits

IMF to include renminbi in currency basket

Critics accuse fund of bending rules for China