Central Banks

PBOC sets USD/ CNY central rate at 6.8649 (vs. yesterday at 6.8365)

Tuesday’s was the weakest onshore yuan reference rate setting since early January this year.

  • Weaker CNY again today from the Bank.
  • Lowest for the CNY since late December 2019. 

PBOC skips OMOs today. 10bn yuan of RRs mature today. 

More on the yuan:

I noted in the wrap yesterday that shorting the offshore was becoming expensive, with HIBOR rates ratcheting quickly higher: 

Capital economics with more on this:  


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