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China Should Maintain Pro-Growth Policies: Newspaper

AUSTRALIA DATA

Australia Q3 CPI +0.8% Q/Q;+3.0% Y/Y

AUSSIE BONDS

Underlying CPI Back Above 2.0%, Bonds Pressured

MYR

Bearish DMA Cross Eyed

US TSYS

Tight Start

FOREX

AUD Catches Light Bid Ahead Of Aussie CPI

     BEIJING (MNI) - The yuan was weaker against the U.S. dollar on Tuesday
after the People's Bank of China set the fixing rate slightly weaker for the
day.
     The yuan was last at 6.6217 against the U.S. unit after opening at 6.6171,
compared with the official closing price of 6.6173 on Monday.
     The PBOC set the yuan central parity rate at 6.6162, slightly weaker than
Monday's 6.6152. 
     Money market rates were mixed Tuesday morning. The seven-day repo average
was last at 2.7768%, below Monday's average of 2.8706%. The overnight repo
average was at 2.7081%, above Monday's 2.6923%.
     The yield on benchmark 10-year China government bonds was last at 3.9014%,
down from the previous close of 3.9450%.
     Stocks were down, led lower by the the coal and gas production and supply
sector. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index was last down 0.46% at 3,307.02.
Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index was 0.02% lower at 28,960.70.
--MNI Beijing Bureau; +86 (10) 8532-5998; email: iris.ouyang@marketnews.com
--MNI BEIJING Bureau; +1 202-371-2121; email: john.carter@mni-news.com
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