China — News Archive

Japanese Yen Lower as Risk Appetite Appears

There’s a bit of risk appetite in the markets, and the Japanese yen is lower as a result. even though some worries about China and Ukraine initially caused a bit of aversion, things have changed and the yen is moving lower — even against the euro.

PBoC Raises Reference Rate, Yuan Advances

The Chinese yuan rose today as the nation’s central bank boosted the reference rate for the currency. The yuan was previously falling after the central bank had widened the trading range for the currency.

Aussie Resilient in Face of Poor Chinese Manufacturing PMI

The Australian dollar slipped at the start of the current trading session but rebounded and trades above the opening level as of now. The decline was caused by the worse than expected China’s manufacturing data released over the weekend.

Yuan Drops as PBoC Widens Trading Band

The Chinese yuan slipped today after the nation’s central bank allowed greater exchange rate flexibility, widening the trading band for the currency. The drop may help to bolster the weakening Chinese economy, increasing profits from overseas trade.

Japanese Yen Heads Lower Today

Japanese yen is lower right now, dropping against its major counterparts as news from the weekend is processed. Even though risk aversion is the general rule for now, the yen is heading lower.

Canadian Dollar Faces Difficulties Ahead of Crimea Referendum

Markets in general are struggling today, thanks largely to concerns over the referendum vote in Crimea on Sunday. Additionally, it’s not helping that there are worries about Chinese growth and other issues weighing on risk appetite today. Plus, there are questions about an independent Quebec to consider.

Loonie Down as Commodities Struggle

Canadian dollar is lower today, struggling along with many commodities. One of the big drivers of difficulty today is the fact that there are concerns about growth in China, and commodities are heading lower. As a commodity currency, this development weighs on the loonie.

Yen Stays in Favor as China & Ukraine Feed Fears

The Forex market is still favoring safe currencies, helping the yen to keep yesterday’s gains today. The state of China’s economy and the situation in Ukraine did not improve the traders’ sentiment and this makes sure that the Japanese currency stays in favor.

Aussie Opens Lower on China’s Trade Data

The Australian dollar opened sharply lower today compared to the Friday’s close as China’s trade data, which was released over the weekend, showed an unexpected trade deficit, reinvigorating fears about slowdown of China’s economic growth. As of now, the currency trades flat against the US dollar and bounced versus the Japanese yen.

Chinese Default Makes Chilean Peso Worst Performer on FX Market

The Chilean peso sank yesterday, being the worst performer on the Forex market, as copper prices slumped after the news about a company default in China. It spurred fears and drove investors away from raw materials and commodity-related currencies.



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