Date
18 October 2017

Central bank sets RMB midpoint softer at 6.1192

The People’s Bank of China set the renminbi’s daily midpoint against the US dollar at 6.1192 Wednesday, 8 pips weaker than the 6.1184 fixing on Tuesday, according to the China Foreign Exchange Trade System. The renminbi is allowed to rise or fall 1 percent from the daily reference rate. Spot renminbi eased 0.46 percent to 6.1266 on Tuesday after trading between 6.1003 and 6.1310 in Shanghai. The redback’s daily midpoint against the US dollar has fallen 0.36 percent this year, central bank data shows.

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