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     BEIJING (MNI) - The People's Bank of China (PBOC) set the dollar-yuan
central parity rate lower at 6.9896 on Monday compared with Friday's 7.0066. 
                      USD-CNY  EUR-CNY  JPY-CNY
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Today's fixing         6.9811   7.7214   6.4834
Prev. fixing           7.0066   7.7059   6.3919
Prev. official close   6.9896       --       --
%Chg y/y                -4.75    -1.47    -6.96
%Chg since Jan 1        -0.72    +1.22    -1.19
%Chg since July '05    +18.55       --       --
     - 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 Sydney Bureau; +61 405322399; email: lachlan.colquhoun.ext@marketnews.com
[TOPICS: MTABLE,M$A$$$,M$Q$$$,MN$FX$]