China sets yuan midpoint at strongest level in over 3 months

SHANGHAI, Dec 25 (Reuters) - China's central bank on M0nday set its official yuan midpoint at the highest level in over three months at 6.5683 per dollar, reflecting strong spot yuan performace on Friday.

Monday's official midpoint, 138 pips or 0.21 percent firmer than Friday's fix of 6.5821 per dollar, was the strongest since Sept. 20. (Reporting by Winni Zhou and Brenda Goh; Editing by Richard Borsuk)