Date
24 October 2017

Central bank sets RMB midpoint firmer at 6.1300

The People’s Bank of China set the renminbi’s daily midpoint against the US dollar at 6.1300 Wednesday, 52 pips stronger than the 6.1352 fixing on Tuesday, according to the China Foreign Exchange Trade System. That is a fresh record high for the Chinese unit’s daily central parity rate against the greenback since the peg ended in 2005. The renminbi is allowed to rise or fall one percent from the daily reference rate. Spot renminbi strengthened 0.01 percent to 6.0924 on Tuesday after trading between 6.0918 and 6.0933 in Shanghai. The redback’s daily midpoint against the US dollar has risen 2.54 percent this year, central bank data showed.

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