People’s Bank of China (PBoC) set the USD/CNY central rate at 7.1992 on Tuesday, versus the previous fix of 7.1987 and market expectations of 7.3097. It’s worth noting that the USD/CNY closed near 7.2816 the previous day.

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About PBOC fix

China maintains strict control of the yuan’s rate on the mainland.

The onshore yuan (CNY) differs from the offshore one (CNH) in trading restrictions, this last one is not as tightly controlled.

Each morning, the People’s Bank of China (PBOC) sets a so-called daily midpoint fix, based on the yuan’s previous day’s closing level and quotations taken from the inter-bank dealer.

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