China sets yuan midpoint at fresh 9-month high

SHANGHAI, July 24 (Reuters) - China's central bank set the yuan midpoint at 6.7410 per dollar on Monday, the highest level since Oct. 20 2016, reflecting the dollar's broad weakness.

Monday's official guidance was 5 pips firmer than Friday's fix at 6.7415 per dollar. (Reporting by Winni Zhou and Brenda Goh; Editing by Shri Navaratnam)