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China's offshore yuan weakens past 7/dlr for first time since Feb.28

SHANGHAI, 12 marzo (Reuters) - China's offshore yuan weakened past the key 7 per dollar level on Thursday afternoon, tracking a bounce in the greenback in global markets.

The offshore yuan weakened to a low of 7.0010 per dollar at one point, the weakest level since Feb.28, and was down 0.46% on day. It last traded at 7.0005 as of 0855 GMT.

Its onshore counterpart also eased, weakening to 6.9898 as of 0855 GMT. (Reporting by Winni Zhou in Shanghai and Noah Sin in Hong Kong; Editing by Kevin Liffey)