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    1. August 12, 2016

      World Bank to sell China bonds in renminbi boost

      The World Bank is to issue bonds in China backed by the International Monetary Fund’s currency basket for the first...

    2. August 10, 2016

      Wall Street retreats from record levels

      Wednesday 21:00 BST. US stocks retreated from recent record highs as oil prices came under fresh pressure and “core”...

    Special Reports

    1. The Future of the Renminbi

      The International Monetary Fund’s recommendation that China’s renminbi should join the...
    2. Global Currencies: Renminbi

      China’s currency has become an increasingly important player on the world economic sta...
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    1. August 10, 2016

      Renminbi shock a distant memory for currency markets

      This time last year, the biggest early-day news about the renminbi appeared to be an announcement of a new, improved...

    2. August 8, 2016

      Renminbi or redback?

      Would the renminbi be faring better if it were universally known as the redback? One year on from the surprise...

    3. July 21, 2016

      Renminbi drops to sixth in international payment ranking

      The renminbi slipped in the global league tables for cross-border payments in the first half of 2016, as concern over...

    4. July 17, 2016

      Turkey and risk appetite set tone for markets this week

      Here’s what we at FT markets are watching as a new trading week beckons. How will the Turkish lira and asset prices...

    5. July 6, 2016

      Renminbi slides under Brexit pressure

      The renminbi has dropped to its lowest level against the dollar in five and a half years, becoming the latest currency...

    6. July 4, 2016

      A soft or hard Brexit among top questions this week

      Soft Brexit v Hard Brexit — how will markets move? Expect to hear these terms more as the Uk Conservative party...

    7. July 1, 2016

      What next for markets this year: profit or peril?

      As investors pause for breath halfway through the year, many hope that the remainder of 2016 provides greater...

    8. June 24, 2016

      Emerging markets suffer dollar haven flows

      The UK’s vote to leave the EU depressed currencies and stock prices in the emerging world on Friday as investors sought...

    9. June 21, 2016

      PBoC considers widening domestic access to offshore FX

      China’s central bank is considering allowing onshore commercial banks access to the offshore renminbi market for the...

    10. June 15, 2016

      Dollar retreats as dovish Fed holds rates

      Wednesday 21:00 BST. The dollar fell and Treasury prices rose following the release of a relatively dovish policy...

    11. June 13, 2016

      Renminbi has breathing space but China’s challenge remains

      Since fears about capital outflows — which surfaced in August last year, and then again at the start of the year —...

    12. June 13, 2016

      China spent $470bn to maintain confidence in renminbi

      China’s central bank has burnt through nearly half a trillion dollars in foreign reserves to support its currency since...

    13. May 31, 2016

      China rebuts currency criticism as renminbi takes big fall

      China’s currency suffered its largest monthly depreciation since its devaluation last August as the central bank pushed...

    14. May 27, 2016

      A weaker renminbi leaves investors unfazed — for now

      If last August and January of this year showed how the world tends to catch a cold when China sneezes, this week’s...

    15. May 26, 2016

      China issues its first renminbi sovereign debt in London

      China has issued its first sale of offshore government debt in London’s fledgling renminbi market on Thursday,...

    16. May 25, 2016

      China central bank sets renminbi fix at 5-year low

      China’s central bank set its daily currency “fix” at the lowest level in five years, tracking a weaker market price as...

    17. May 24, 2016

      Renminbi bonds: swift execution

      Death by a thousand cuts originated in China. For investors in renminbi assets, it is staging something of a comeback....

    18. May 24, 2016

      China finance ministry to sell offshore renminbi bonds in London

      China’s finance ministry will issue Rmb3bn ($458m) of bonds in London’s offshore renminbi market, a test of foreign...

    19. April 28, 2016

      UK becomes second-largest offshore renminbi clearing centre

      The UK has unseated Singapore as the second-largest clearing centre for the renminbi after Hong Kong in the latest sign...

    20. April 25, 2016

      Stock indices drift as bank meetings loom

      Monday 20.30 BST. Global markets started the week tentatively, with oil prices dipping, corporate earnings season...

    21. Gavyn Davies

      April 24, 2016

      Is there a new Plaza Accord?

      Foreign exchange traders are buzzing with talk of a new “Plaza Accord”, following the marked change in the behaviour of...

    22. April 14, 2016

      US and European stocks extend gains

      Thursday 21:30 BST. US and European equities pushed higher on Thursday with monetary policy, oil prices and corporate...

    23. April 7, 2016

      On the ground in China beats data crunching

      Charles Evans, Chicago Fed president, picked a good week to visit Hong Kong. Not only is the city preparing for its...

    24. April 4, 2016

      Renminbi bears rethink currency bets

      If a speculator-loathing central bank were planning a victory celebration, it could do worse than make its currency...

    25. March 31, 2016

      Wall St wary as quarter draws to a close

      Thursday 21:00 BST. US stocks ended an extremely turbulent quarter on a wary note, as optimism that the Federal Reserve...

    26. March 31, 2016

      Renminbi offers a rollercoaster ride

      At a Hong Kong hedge fund event in early January, the host bank went around the table asking those present for their...

    27. March 31, 2016

      Guosen Securities denies bond default

      A unit of Guosen Securities, China’s eighth-largest investment bank said on Thursday it had not neared default on its...

    28. March 28, 2016

      Has truce been declared in the currency wars?

      Marc Chandler of Brown Brothers Harriman could not have been more sniffy about the idea of a currency wars truce being...

    29. March 23, 2016

      Emerging markets lead the great rebound

      Emerging markets are back in positive territory after a sour start to the year as investors bet that central banks will...

    30. March 22, 2016

      China plays ball with its development lending

      When China announced in 2013 that it would create the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank to lend to developing...

    31. March 22, 2016

      Chinese currency moves sow confusion

      Not for the first time this year, the behaviour of the Chinese renminbi is causing more than the odd furrowed brow in...

    32. March 14, 2016

      Wall St cautious ahead of policy meetings

      Monday 20:00 GMT. US stocks started the week hesitantly as oil prices came under pressure and caution prevailed ahead...

    33. March 9, 2016

      Chinese outflows ‘not driven by capital flight’

      The unprecedented decline in China’s foreign exchange reserves is being driven more by an unwinding of the renminbi...

    34. March 7, 2016

      China bears could start to feel isolated

      It is not easy being a bear on China — at least, not this month. Data, events and even market moves are conspiring to...

    35. February 28, 2016

      China halts overseas investment schemes

      Beijing has mothballed two pioneering outbound investment schemes, according to people with knowledge of the situation,...

    36. February 26, 2016

      China admits to renminbi image problem

      China needs to eliminate market expectations of continued currency depreciation, the head of its central bank admitted...

    37. February 25, 2016

      Forex and renminbi in focus as G20 meets

      How much of a risk to markets is this weekend’s G20 meeting in Shanghai? The admittedly fairly unhelpful answer: it all...

    38. February 22, 2016

      China’s ‘trilemma’ makes it vulnerable to more shocks

      The financial turbulence that gripped China and the rest of the world in the past few weeks has blown over for now....

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