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Chinese Yuan Strengthens on Solid Housing Prices, Retail Sales

The Chinese yuan is strengthening against several major currencies on Tuesday, supported by solid housing prices and retail sales in May. Although industrial output and fixed asset investment figures came in lower than expected, they were still commendable at a time when the world’s second-largest economy is engaged in a bitter trade war with the US.

Chinese Yuan Weakens on Falling Auto Sales, Sluggish US Investment

The Chinese yuan is weakening against major currency rivals on Thursday after new data painted a grim picture of the world’s second-largest economy. The trade war, which appears to be at a standstill, is seeping to a whole host of areas in Beijing, impacting economic growth and causing officials to hit the panic button. In the backdrop of the chaos is the yuan nearing toward the 7 threshold against the buck.

Chinese Yuan Weakens Amid Tariffs, Trade Data

The Chinese yuan is weakening against a basket of currencies midweek as global markets are still reeling from the incoming US tariff hikes on billions in Chinese imports. Beijing has promised it will retaliate, despite reportedly being closer to a new trade agreement. Investors are also combing through new trade data that surprised market forecasts.

Chinese Yuan Weakens Despite Positive Outlook, Continued Stimulus

The Chinese yuan is sliding against some of its most traded currency pairs on Monday. As the yuan weakens, there is a positive outlook for the Chinese economy on the market, particularly as Beijing confirming that it will continue to support its economy.

Chinese Yuan Weakens As Stimulus Kicks In

The Chinese yuan is weakening to start the trading week as new economic data suggests that the federal government’s stimulus program may finally be seeping into the economy. On Monday, a couple of new reports and forecasts suggest an improvement for the world’s second-largest economy in recent months after a brutal 2018. With the US-China trade war in its end days, the economy might finally kick into overdrive.

Chinese Yuan Mixed As Market Weighs PBOC’s Overhaul to Interest Rates

The Chinese yuan is mixed at the end of the trading week as the market weighs the People’s Bank of China (PBOC)’s long-postponed measure to overhaul interest rates. Investors might also be anxious over new data that found soaring debt levels and rising unemployment in the world’s second-largest economy could threaten stimulus initiatives. Other reports suggest the US wants Beijing to “double or triple” its offer to purchase American goods has not […]

Chinese Yuan Mixed on Stimulus, Corporate Spending

The Chinese yuan is mixed against a basket of currencies on Tuesday as investors are trading on a wide array of issues in the world’s second-largest economy. Beijing announced new stimulus measures, corporate spending and yuan deposits slumped to multi-year lows, and analysts are hoping for a second-quarter rebound. It has been an interesting week so far for China.

Chinese Yuan Weakens As Exports Plunge 21% in February

The Chinese yuan is weakening against a basket of currencies to start the trading week, driven by new data that shows exports posted a double-digit decline last month. The ongoing US-China trade discussions lingered in the background as both sides negotiate over the yuan and exchange rates.

Chinese Yuan Weakens As Q1 GDP Expected to Slow to 6%

The Chinese yuan is weakening to kick off the trading week as a state-run newspaper anticipates economic growth to slump to a historically-low level in the first quarter. Investors are also combing through the latest forex exchange reserve data.

Chinese Yuan Ignores Worries As Warnings Keep Piling On

The Chinese yuan is ignoring negative market sentiment on Tuesday, despite a myriad of warnings pertaining to the national economy. Beijing has experienced a significant slowdown in recent months, stemming mostly from the US-China trade war. Even though it looks like both sides are inching towards a new trade agreement, there is still growing pessimism regarding growth.

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