*China factory activity shrinks in April- HSBC. SHANGHAI, May 23- China's yuan slipped against the dollar after the central bank signalled a pause on Thursday after the yuan climbed to record highs over the past two days.» Read More
China's inflexibility on exchange rates makes it hard to fix trade imbalances, says a senior Treasury official. Even worse, China's tempting neighboring countries to follow suit.
The Bahrainian royal family is plenty worried about the unrest in their country. The Saudis are concerned about unrest, Gaddafi is a wild card and the Chinese have big plans.
Commerce Secretary Gary Locke is about to be made ambassador to China, according to numerous press reports. The move is indicative of the importance placed on Chinese relations by the White House and should be seen as a promotion for Locke.
China is expected to unveil its latest five-year plan for the nation this week, as its two quasi-legislatures - the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Congress and the National People’s Congress - are expected to give their stamp of approval.
Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner discusses efforts to freeze Libyan assets and the country's top priorities on the global economic front. The stronger the world is, he says, the stronger our recovery will be in the U.S.
The smartest investment plays in China right now, with Jing Ulrich, JP Morgan chairman of China equities and commodities.
The European Central Bank decides to keep interest rates at the low, low rate of 1%, but hints that could change as early as April. Meanwhile, in China, a central bank governor predicts the yuan will become a reserve currency. Your daily FX fix, right here.
Emerging-market Asian currencies were on a tear in 2010, but sentiment has shifted dramatically this year. Citi's Johanna Chua explains why the negativism is overdone in some cases, and where currency investors could do well now.
The dollar is continuing its slide and euro buyers are emerging, drawn by hopes for relatively attractive yields - but how long before Portugal needs a bailout? Your daily FX Fix, right here.
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Credit Agricole's head of global FX strategy expects the yuan to appreciate 4.5% this year, but the yen to move lower.
A mystery is brewing at the European Central Bank, and China is getting some indirect heat. Here's your FXFix for Friday.
In case you haven't been paying attention to the IMF's proposals for changes to Special Drawing Rights - and really, who has been? - here are some reasons you should.
China has not seen a surge in “hot money” coming into the country, the country’s foreign exchange regulator said on Thursday, despite the loose monetary policy in the US that Beijing has sometimes blamed for causing destablising capital inflows.
China throws cold water on hot money, and Middle East tensions fuel a rise in the Swiss franc. Here's your daily FX Fix.
The dollar delivers, and the pound takes a pounding. Here's your daily wrap of news getting attention in currency circles.
The United States isn't the only country unhappy with China's monetary policy. But it's not going to get direct lobbying help from Brazil.
China's inflation number came in at 4.9 percent—with food prices jumping 10.3 percent.
China's January inflation numbers have come in at 4.9 percent.
Europe gets messier, and the Chinese are (finally) buying someone else's stuff—Here's your FX Fix.