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      China’s renminbi designs combine geopolitical and financial aims

      China took two key lessons from the great financial crisis. It realised that the US could be an unreliable economic...

    2. 8 hours ago

      Trade propels renminbi on route to global reserve currency

      When discussing the internationalisation of China’s renminbi, Denis Shulakov, first vice-president of Gazprombank in...

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    1. 8 hours ago

      Battle is on for offshore renminbi market

      For a sense of how the use of the renminbi is expanding beyond China, it helps to turn to Sanchuan Holding Group, a...

    2. 8 hours ago

      State of the renminbi: many rivers to cross

      The renminbi has come a long way in the past two decades. As recently as 1994, foreign visitors to China were still...

    3. 8 hours ago

      Appetite wanes for dim sum bonds as entree to renminbi investment

      The birth of the dim sum bond market, offshore renminbi debt sold outside China, was a gift to headline writers keen on...

    4. 8 hours ago

      China seeks confirmation of renminbi’s arrival on world stage

      If, 20 or 30 years from now, central banks and sovereign wealth funds hold a significant portion of their reserves in...

    5. 8 hours ago

      Renminbi: What lies ahead?

      Li Keqiang did not shirk the issue of currency wars when he spoke to the Financial Times in April. “We don’t want to...

    6. July 22, 2015

      China still wary of market forces 10 years after de-peg

      What a long, strange trip it has been for the renminbi since the Chinese government ended the exchange rate’s strict...

    7. July 21, 2015

      Explainer: Renminbi’s flexible rate — 10 years on

      On Thursday July 21, 2005, Australia opened the batting at Lord’s Cricket Ground in London on the way to winning the...

    8. July 12, 2015

      Stock market rescue places China’s renminbi reform under threat

      The crisis that erupted on China’s stock markets over the past month destroyed about $3tn in market capitalisation...

    9. June 22, 2015

      China’s renminbi liberalisation leaves capital controls intact

      China is close to its goal of making the renminbi convertible for investment purposes, a senior Chinese central banker...

    10. June 22, 2015

      Time to transform the world’s currency system

      The pending International Monetary Fund review of special drawing rights is much more than a rejigging of a currency...

    11. June 15, 2015

      The Chinese renminbi is ready to take its place on the global stage

      The renminbi is on a seemingly inexorable march towards becoming a global currency. It is already widely used in...

    12. June 9, 2015

      US senators call for currency retaliation over China hacking

      The International Monetary Fund should hold off including China’s currency in a policy basket in retaliation for...

    13. June 5, 2015

      An international renminbi will create a ‘Chinese world’

      The headline currency story of this year is about the negotiations between Greece and the “institutions” over whether...

    14. May 29, 2015

      China gets itself off the undervaluation hook

      About time too. This week the International Monetary Fund turned down the heat under one of the longest-simmering...

    15. May 27, 2015

      Dollar’s wild ride could be about to slow

      Of course China wants its renminbi to be a reserve currency. Who wouldn’t want the stability and the immunity to...

    16. May 26, 2015

      China currency is ‘no longer undervalued’, says IMF

      The International Monetary Fund has declared that China’s currency is “no longer undervalued”, marking a significant...

    17. May 5, 2015

      China share in global indices set to rise

      Come June, the International Monetary Fund will probably decide to include the Chinese renminbi in its special drawing...

    18. May 4, 2015

      China widens foreign access to domestic bond market

      China has approved HSBC, Morgan Stanley and 30 other foreign institutions to invest in its $5.9tn domestic bond market,...

    19. April 20, 2015

      Non-Chinese companies warm to renminbi

      Non-Chinese companies are increasingly using the renminbi as an international currency and expect to more than double...

    20. March 30, 2015

      Use of renminbi in global payments slips

      Use of the renminbi in global payments fell last month, raising questions over how closely the currency’s path to...

    21. March 20, 2015

      China central bank supports currency in bid to staunch outflows

      Central bank intervention propelled the renminbi to its biggest weekly gain on record on Friday, as authorities sought...

    22. March 13, 2015

      Dollar drives emerging market gloom

      At the end of last year the world’s oldest international financial organisation made a dire prediction. If the dollar...

    23. March 12, 2015

      Samsung to trade renminbi in S Korea

      Samsung Electronics has outlined plans to start trading renminbi in South Korea, giving a boost to the nascent local...

    24. March 11, 2015

      Renminbi settles into reverse gear

      In a world convulsed by the rising US dollar, the renminbi looks like a port in the storm. The Chinese currency has...

    25. March 8, 2015

      China Inc flocks to euro debt for funding

      Chinese companies are ditching the renminbi and flocking to the euro to raise new offshore debt, as the imminent launch...

    26. February 27, 2015

      China’s renminbi falls to 28-month low

      China’s renminbi has touched a 28-month low against the US dollar, the latest slide reflecting central bank activity...

    27. January 29, 2015

      Renminbi not immune from emerging market outflows

      After nearly a decade in which robust trade surpluses underpinned reliable appreciation of China’s currency, the...

    28. January 28, 2015

      Renminbi joins top five most-used currencies

      China’s renminbi has clocked up another major milestone on its march towards internationalisation by breaking into the...

    29. January 13, 2015

      China price controls blunt impact of rising dollar and falling oil

      An era of cheap oil and dollar strength should prove a boon for a country that imports shiploads of commodities and...

    30. December 21, 2014

      China eases rules for foreign banks

      China has loosened market access restrictions on foreign banks, in a largely symbolic move to make good on promises to...

    31. December 11, 2014

      Emerging market rout highlights China caution on currency reform

      For those frustrated by slow progress towards freeing up China’s tightly controlled currency, recent days provide an...

    32. December 9, 2014

      China: Turning away from the dollar

      When an economic theme goes global, Hollywood is never far behind. In the futuristic thriller Looper, retired hit man...

    33. November 12, 2014

      Hong Kong removes caps on renminbi conversion

      Hong Kong has scrapped restrictions on how much renminbi local residents are permitted to buy in a single day, in a...

    34. November 6, 2014

      Hong Kong banks compete for offshore renminbi

      Offshore renminbi interest rates in Hong Kong have climbed to near record highs this week as banks compete for funds in...

    35. November 5, 2014

      Dollar rally puts focus on Beijing

      China’s currency has long been hitched to someone else’s wagon – that being the US dollar. But as central banks across...

    36. November 3, 2014

      The renminbi’s place in the FX world

      This year, the UK became the first western country in the world to issue government debt in renminbi. “We need to...

    37. October 30, 2014

      Beijing’s challenge to the world of Bretton Woods

      China has been industrious this year in laying the foundations for a Sino-centric financial system. Though the...

    38. October 29, 2014

      Inflated exports cast doubt on Chinese trade outlook

      Inflated Chinese export data are back. The ruse of puffed-up export invoices to convert extra foreign currency into...

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