MNI: PBOC Yuan Parity Higher At 7.1798 Thursday; -0.86% Y/Y
The People's Bank of China (PBOC) set the dollar-yuan central parity rate higher at 7.1798 on Thursday, compared with 7.1717 on Wednesday. The fixing was estimated at 7.3224 by Bloomberg survey today.
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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.