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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 Mixed on Poor Economic Data

The Chinese yuan is mixed midweek on poor economic data. But the biggest development for the yuan is that it is nearing the 7 mark against the US dollar. The federal government has hinted that it will take action to prevent the yuan from reaching that threshold. The last time the yuan crossed 7 was in December 2016.

US Dollar Sideways on Renewed Tariffs on China

The US dollar is trading sideways against several major currencies, suggesting that investors are waiting to see the fallout from an announcement that the White House is raising tariffs on $200 billion on Chinese imports by the end of the week. With data light on the calendar in the coming days, traders are focused primarily on geopolitical events surrounding the buck.

Euro Rallies on German Industrial Data, Later Trades Sideways

The euro today rallied higher following the release of German industrial production data in the early European session as the print beat expectations. The EUR/USD currency pair later traded sideways amid a lack of any fundamental triggers as investors waited for the non-farm payrolls report.

Chinese Yuan Mixed As Investors Wait Out Trade Talks

The Chinese yuan is mixed against several major currency rivals on Tuesday as investors hold steady and wait out the US-China trade talks. In the meantime, investors are looking at a myriad of reports to find a short-term trading direction for the currency. How much longer can traders hold out hope for a conclusion to the trade spat between the world’s two largest economies?

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.

US Dollar Mixed on Construction Data, Trade Deal Optimism

The US dollar is trading mixed against a basket of currencies to kick off the new trading week. The greenback is finding direction on new construction numbers and US-China trade deal optimism. The buck has been impacted by a myriad of disappointing economic data as of late.

Chinese Yuan Gains on Trade Talk Momentum, Trade Data

The Chinese yuan is gaining against major currency rivals on Monday as it is being supported by US-China trade talk momentum and better-than-expected January trade data. The yuan’s ascent was capped on disappointing auto sales figures and future industry projections.

Chinese Yuan Surges Amid Trade Deal Optimism, Ignores Bearish Reports

The Chinese yuan is surging midweek as investors are optimistic about Washington and Beijing nearing a new trade agreement that would end this year-long standoff between the world’s two largest economies. Although President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping will not meet prior to the March 1 deadline, both sides are positive that crucial developments can be made in the final days of the trade truce.

Chinese Yuan Strengthens Despite Weak Manufacturing Data

The Chinese yuan is strengthening against its US counterpart midweek, despite new data that shows the world’s second-largest economy had a worse December than the market had anticipated. This is leaving some central bankers to forecast a slower-than-expected fourth-quarter, which is not something the nation’s leadership wants to hear as it ignites a wave of stimulus measures.

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