Thu, 24 Sep 2020

Chinese yuan strengthens last week

10 Aug 2020, 13:18 GMT+10

BEIJING, Aug. 10 (Xinhua) -- China's yuan strengthened against a basket of currencies last week, according to the China Foreign Exchange Trade System (CFETS).

The CFETS yuan exchange rate composite index, which measures the yuan's strength relative to a basket of currencies, came in at 92.03 on Aug. 7, up 0.61 points from a week earlier, according to the CFETS.

The index compares the yuan with the value of 24 currencies, including the U.S. dollar, euro and Japanese yen.

Last week also saw an index that measures the yuan against the Bank for International Settlements currency basket up 0.74 points to 95.77.

The index measuring the yuan against the Special Drawing Rights basket went up 0.59 points to 90.15.

Sign up for Osaka News

a daily newsletter full of things to discuss over drinks.and the great thing is that it's on the house!