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USD/CNY Flat amid Washington Tensions, PBoC Flirting with More Stimulus

The Chinese yuan is struggling for direction against the greenback to kick off the trading week. While the yuan is flirting with a one-week high, US-China relations and monetary policy continue to weigh on the currency. Should the broader economy and financial markets rise, investors will inevitably pare their positions in the buck and transition that capital to other currencies. But with so much uncertainty, is this a certainty?

Chinese Yuan Flat amid Strong Economic Data, PBoC Action

The Chinese yuan is posting modest gains against its US counterpart to start the trading week, with strong economic data and additional monetary policy actions in focus. Following last year’s monumental 7% ascent and its modest performance in early 2021, the yuan has cooled down, trading relatively flat in recent weeks. Will the yuan rest 6.49 against the greenback?

Chinese Yuan Rises Slightly amid Disappointing Manufacturing PMI

The Chinese yuan is looking to kick off a new rally against its US peer following a quiet February that saw the USD/CNY currency pair flatline. But disappointing economic data could limit the yuan’s rise as financial markets start March. Is the Chinese economic recovery slowing down, or is this a blip on the radar?

USD/CNY Flat amid Broad Financial Market Slide, PBoC Tightening

The Chinese yuan traded relatively flat against its US peer on Tuesday as global financial markets are bleeding red ink for the second straight session. While the yuan has advanced to kick off 2021, the momentum in its rally has subsided, with the USD/CNY currency pair flatlining in February. Will the yuan target 6.4 or 6.5 against the greenback?

Chinese Yuan Rises As PBoC Injects Liquidity Ahead of Lunar New Year Holiday

The Chinese yuan is recording a modest gain against its US peer to start the trading week. The yuan is finding support on larger-than-expected foreign exchange reserves, as well as the central bank injecting more liquidity into the financial system. The yuan has maintained its bull run from 2020 as the currency could break below 6.45 against the greenback amid its year-to-date 1% rally.

Chinese Yuan Slides As Q4 GDP Falls Short of Estimates

The Chinese yuan weakened against its US currency rival to start the trading week as economic growth fell below market expectations. Despite the gross domestic product (GDP) falling short of fourth-quarter estimates, the world’s second-largest economy expanded by more than 2% in 2020 as the rest of the world suffered significant damage amid the coronavirus pandemic. But it was not enough to lift the yuan.

USD/CNY Flat As Investors Brace for 2020 GDP After Exports Soar

The Chinese yuan is trading relatively flat against its US peer to close out the trading week. China cheered the news that exports popped in December, but all eyes will be on Monday’s gross domestic product (GDP) data for the fourth quarter. Beijing is expected to be one of the few major economies to report growth in 2020, despite being ground zero for the coronavirus pandemic.

Chinese Yuan Strengthens As PBoC Signals Policy Tightening in 2021

The Chinese yuan is adding to its strong start to 2021 against the US dollar on Tuesday. The yuan, which has been one of the top-performing currencies in foreign exchange markets over the last eight months, is finding support on policy support stabilization, highlighting that officials are confident that the recovery is occurring at a good pace. Although policymakers have indicated they will allow the yuan to appreciate, investors are wondering […]

Chinese Yuan Flat Amid Disappointing PMIs, PBoC FX Intervention

The Chinese yuan was trading relatively flat against its US peer in the middle of the first trading week of 2021. The yuan, which has been on a tear over the last nine months, broke through the 6.5 resistance level earlier this week as the currency continues its impressive appreciation. But disappointing economic data and foreign exchange intervention may slow down the yuan’s surge.

Chinese Yuan Slumps in Year-End Session As PMI, Liquidity Injection Weigh on Markets

The Chinese yuan is slumping against the US dollar on the final trading session of 2020. Despite being one of the top-performing currencies in global foreign exchange markets, the yuan is finishing 2020 slightly lower on disappointing manufacturing and non-manufacturing data and the central bank injecting liquidity into the banking system. Can the yuan emulate its 2020 success in 2021?

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