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     BEIJING (MNI) - The People's Bank of China (PBOC) set the dollar-yuan
central parity rate at 6.8919 Tuesday, compared with 6.9006 on Monday.  
                      USD-CNY  EUR-CNY  JPY-CNY
-----------------------------------------------
Today's fixing         6.8919   7.8576   6.2456
Prev. fixing           6.9006   7.8529   6.2166
Prev. official close   6.8965       --       --
%Chg y/y                -4.75    -0.90    -7.17
%Chg since Jan. 1       -5.58    -0.48    -7.57
%Chg since July '05    +20.08       --       --
     - PBOC started setting daily central parity rates on Jan 4, 2007.  
- On July 21, 2005, China switched to a managed-float formula against a basket
of currencies, weakening the yuan's peg to the dollar.  
- Since March 17, 2014, the yuan has been allowed to move 2% on either side of
the daily fixing against the dollar.
--MNI Beijing Bureau; tel: +86 (10) 8532-5998; email: flora.guo@marketnews.com
--MNI Beijing Bureau; +86 10 8532 5998; email: william.bi@mni-news.com
[TOPICS: MTABLE,M$A$$$,M$Q$$$,MN$FX$]