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USDCAD TECHS

Stronger In a Range

AUDUSD TECHS

Weaker In A Range

US TSYS SUMMARY

Ending The Week On A Soft Note

EURJPY TECHS

Bearish Risk Growing

USDJPY TECHS

Stronger, But Still Vulnerable

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SP500 PE Ratio vs. CPI Inflation

     BEIJING (MNI) - The People's Bank of China (PBOC) set the dollar-yuan
central parity rate lower for the first time in seven trading days at 6.8893
Wednesday, compared with 6.8942 set on Tuesday. 
                      USD-CNY  EUR-CNY  JPY-CNY
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Today's fixing         6.8893   7.7304   6.3607
Prev. fixing           6.8942   7.7524   6.3655
Prev. official close   6.9264       --       --
%Chg y/y                -7.71    -3.78    -8.62
%Chg since Jan. 1       -0.87    +1.57    -1.79
%Chg since July '05    +20.13       --       --
     - The 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% in a range on
either side of the daily fixing against the dollar.
--MNI Beijing Bureau; tel: +86 (10) 8532-5998; email: flora.guo@marketnews.com
--MNI London Bureau; tel: +44 203-586-2225; email: les.commons@marketnews.com
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