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Many factors at play in the devaluation of yuan

Aug 14, 2015
The biggest? A seal of approval from the International Monetary Fund.
Posted In: China, yuan, international monetary fund, exchange rate, currency
Investors monitor screens showing stock market movements at a brokerage house in Shanghai on Thursday. China has set a lower value for its yuan currency for the third straight day.

Devaluation in China continues

Aug 13, 2015
China has set a lower value for its yuan currency for the third straight day.
Posted In: China, yuan, currency, devaluation

China's central bank holds press conference

Aug 13, 2015
But did it work to calm global fears?
Posted In: China's Economy, yuan, renminbi
A teller counts yuan banknotes.

Why the Chinese currency matters to the U.S. economy

Aug 12, 2015
It could affect imports, exports and interest rates.
Posted In: China, yuan, exports
China's central bank on Tuesday devalued its yuan currency by nearly 2 percent against the U.S.  dollar, as authorities seek to push market reforms and bolster the world's second-largest economy.

China’s devaluation of the yuan presents challenges

Aug 11, 2015
Marketplace's Shanghai correspondent says the Chinese economy's failures are progress.
Posted In: China, yuan, devaluation, currency

PODCAST: China, the U.S. dollar, and learning to code

Mar 24, 2014
In the past two weeks, we've seen the most rapid fall in China's currency in decades.
Posted In: yuan

China, Brazil forge currency swap deal

Jun 22, 2012
With consumer demand still sluggish in the U.S. and Europe, China is looking elsewhere for new customers to places like Brazil. In fact, this week China and Brazil agreed to a landmark deal that avoids using the U.S. dollar.
Posted In: reserve currency, China, brazil, yuan

IMF says Chinese currency a little stronger

Jun 12, 2012
But experts say the yuan is still substantially undervalued against the U.S. dollar. And the change won't mean much improvement in the persistent U.S.-China trade imbalance.
Posted In: China, yuan, IMF

China and Japan cut out the middleman

May 29, 2012
China and Japan move to trade each other's currencies directly, without using the U.S. dollar to set the exchange rate. The change is a new step toward a world where the dollar is not last word in global currencies.
Posted In: yuan, yen, dollar, China, Japan

China's bad economic indicators could impact U.S.

May 14, 2012
A wave of disappointing news about China's economy could push up inflation there and curb sales of U.S. products.
Posted In: China, yuan

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