USDCAD TECHS

Bouncing Off Trend Low

AUDUSD TECHS

Opens Gap With Recent Highs

EURJPY TECHS

Breaks Through Channel Base

USDJPY TECHS

Attention Remains On The Bear Channel Top

EURGBP TECHS

Approaching Key Support

GBPUSD TECHS

Pulls Back From Key Resistance

     BEIJING (MNI) - The People's Bank of China set the yuan central parity rate
at 6.8266 on Wednesday, weaker than Tuesday's 6.8183. Today is the fifth trading
day for a weaker fixing out of six.
                      USD-CNY  EUR-CNY  JPY-CNY
-----------------------------------------------
Today's fixing         6.8266   7.9096   6.1268
Prev. fixing           6.8183   7.9214   6.1406
Prev. official close   6.8290       --       --
%Chg y/y                -4.52    -1.88    -2.98
%Chg since Jan. 1       -4.64    -1.14    -5.77
%Chg since July '05    +21.23       --       --
     - PBOC started setting daily central parity rates on Jan 4, 2007.  
- On July 21, 2005, China switched to a managed float against a basket of
currencies, freeing 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$FX$]