Chinese yuan strengthens to 6.1079 against USD Monday

Date : 2015-05-19  | From : Xinhua

The central parity rate of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, strengthened by 6 basis points to 6.1079 against the U.S. dollar on Monday, according to the China Foreign Exchange Trading System.

In China's spot foreign exchange market, the yuan is allowed to rise or fall by 2 percent from the central parity rate each trading day.

The central parity rate of the yuan against the U.S. dollar is based on a weighted average of prices offered by market makers before the opening of the interbank market each business day.