Aug 19, 2015
China’s central bank poured the largest amount of cash into the financial system on a single day in almost 19 months, signaling Beijing’s growing concerns about capital flowing out of the country following the recent weakening of its currency.
Aug 12, 2015
Financial markets have reacted to signs that Chinese authorities believe it is necessary to act to boost flagging growth, said Ewen Cameron Watt, chief investment strategist at BlackRock's Inc.'s Investment Institute.
Aug 12, 2015
The central bank set the official value of the renminbi nearly 2 percent weaker against the dollar. The devaluation is the largest since China's modern exchange-rate system was introduced at the start of 1994. China's abrupt devaluation is the clearest sign yet of mounting concern in Beijing that the country could fall short of its goal of roughly 7 percent economic growth this year.
Aug 11, 2015
China devalued the yuan on Tuesday after a run of poor economic data, guiding the currency to its lowest point in almost three years in a move it billed as free-market reform. The central bank described it as a "one-off depreciation" of nearly 2 percent, based on a new way of managing the exchange rate that better reflected market forces, but economists said the timing suggested it was also aimed at helping exporters.