China's yuan retreats to 6.3121 against USD Monday

March 5, 2012 11:30 am 

BEIJING, March 5 — The Chinese currency Renminbi, or the yuan, weakened 141 basis points to 6.3121 against the U.S. dollar on Monday, according to the China Foreign Exchange Trading System.

In China's foreign exchange spot market, the yuan is allowed to rise or fall by 0.5 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 before the opening of the market each business day. (PNA/Xinhua)

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