Chinese Yuan


  • Sunday, Beijing announced it was widening the daily trading range for the yuan to one percentage point. This news has been heralded as another indication that China is liberalizing its currency, and the yuan may now be fairly valued. This may be dead wrong.

  • Yuan Yawns at New Currency Band, Spain's Woes Mount Monday, 16 Apr 2012 | 8:35 AM ET

    China loosens up and Spanish yields lift - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • We’re Now Ready to Invest in Europe: China’s CIC Monday, 16 Apr 2012 | 7:03 AM ET

    Investments in Europe could come to total more than 20 percent of China's sovereign wealth fund’s diversified equities, according to Jin Liqun, chairman of the Board of Supervisors at the fund.

  • Which City Will Be the Next Yuan Trading Hub? Monday, 16 Apr 2012 | 2:45 AM ET

    China’s weekend decision to widen its currency’s trading band has sparked a debate on where the next yuan offshore trading center will be located. While Hong Kong holds the lead for the amount of international trade settled in yuan, other financial centers like Singapore and London are competing to be crowned the next yuan offshore hub.

  • China's Currency Reform Is a Welcome Move     Sunday, 15 Apr 2012 | 10:41 PM ET

    Emma Lawson, Senior Currency Strategist, National Australia Bank, says China's move to widen the yuan trading band should please those who are hoping for appreciation.

  • China's Yuan Reform Positive For Markets     Sunday, 15 Apr 2012 | 10:04 PM ET

    Herald Van der Linde, Head of Equity Strategy, Asia-Pacific, HSBC says China's yuan move is positive for markets as it strengthens odds for a soft-landing

  • China Widens Yuan Trading Band     Sunday, 15 Apr 2012 | 9:32 PM ET

    Minggao Shen, Head of China Research, Citigroup and Andy Xie, Independent Economist discuss China's move to widen its currency trading band. They also weigh in on the diverging market sentiment on China's latest GDP figures.

  • Benjamin Hung, Executive Director & CEO, Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) says while China's currency liberalization is a step in the right direction, it doesn't mean that the yuan will appreciate faster.

  • Yuan Band Move Vote Positive Step     Sunday, 15 Apr 2012 | 7:31 PM ET

    John Noonan, Senior FX Analyst, Thomson Reuters says China's move to widen the yuan trading band reflects a confidence in the economy.

  • Slower RMB Appreciation This Year     Sunday, 15 Apr 2012 | 6:08 PM ET

    Simon Warner, Head of Macro Markets, AMP Capital says he doesn't expect a fast acceleration of RMB appreciation this year as authorities want to keep policy easy.

  • Your Big-Picture Currency Trade Friday, 13 Apr 2012 | 4:33 PM ET

    Big economic themes point to a trade on growth, this strategist says.

  • China's GDP Growth: A New Era?     Friday, 13 Apr 2012 | 2:19 PM ET

    Discussing whether China is crashing, or just slowing, with Donald Straszheim, ISI Group senior managing director.

  • Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke answers questions following his speech on the financial crisis, saying "evidence that monetary policy was a major source of the housing price increase is pretty weak at this point."

  • What's Your Best Currency Play?     Friday, 13 Apr 2012 | 12:45 PM ET

    With a weaker than expected Chinese GDP number and concerns over Spain, what's your best currency plan? Camilla Sutton, Scotia Capital, offers insight.

  • China: Hard or Soft Landing?     Friday, 13 Apr 2012 | 12:15 PM ET

    China's GDP numbers were lower than what the market was expecting. Brian Kelly, Shelter Harbor Capital, and Nicholas Consonery, Asia analyst at Eurasia Group, discuss whether China has bottomed.

  • China in Hard Landing?     Friday, 13 Apr 2012 | 10:16 AM ET

    Brian Jackson, RBC senior emerging markets strategist, offers insight on China's latest GDP report.

  • How to Trade the China GDP Report Thursday, 12 Apr 2012 | 4:13 PM ET

    If you have high hopes for the upcoming China GDP report, this strategist has a trade for you.

  • Outlook for the Yuan     Tuesday, 10 Apr 2012 | 8:10 PM ET

    Kathy Lien, Director of Global Research and Analysis, GFT Forex is looking for a 6-7% appreciation for the RMB in the later part of this year.

  • Euro Dips, Yen Lifts, Brazil Has a Beef Tuesday, 10 Apr 2012 | 7:56 AM ET

    The Bank of Japan stays pat and a trade surplus grows in China - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • China's Economy to Grow 8.1% in 2012     Sunday, 8 Apr 2012 | 7:09 PM ET

    Tai Hui, Head of Regional Research, Asia, Standard Chartered Bank, Singapore says growth of 8.1% in China will be just right in reducing the country's dependence on investment and raising the importance of consumption.