Financial Regulatory Forum

Yuan internationalization takes off in Hong Kong

By Guest Contributor
August 31, 2011

By Helen H. Chan (Hong Kong)

HONG KONG, Aug. 31 (Business Law Currents) РYuan supporters both inside and outside of China are applauding anticipated regulatory changes in Hong Kong aimed at loosening capital controls over the renminbi, China’s national currency.

COLUMN-China move like history in slow-motion: James Saft

By Reuters Staff
June 22, 2010

(James Saft is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own)

By Jim Saft

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., June 22 (Reuters) – Asked about 175 years after the fact what he made of the French Revolution, Chinese Premier Zhou Enlai is said to have thought for a moment and concluded: “It is too soon to tell.”

ANALYSIS-China FX move only a minor aid to G20 rebalancing

By Reuters Staff
June 21, 2010

By Brian Love

PARIS, June 21 (Reuters) – G20 leaders are likely to remain divided over how to balance the global economy at their summit in Canada this weekend, despite China’s decision to let its currency trade more freely.

COLUMN – China’s export dominance must force US rethink: John Kemp

By Reuters Staff
March 23, 2010

– John Kemp is a Reuters columnist. The views expressed are his own –

Days of “special” yuan policy numbered – China central banker

By Reuters Staff
March 6, 2010

By Zhou Xin and Benjamin Kang Lim

BEIJING, March 6 (Reuters) – China flagged on Saturday it will let the yuan resume its rise at some point as it unwinds the super-loose policies it has been pursuing to prop up the world’s third-largest economy.

China hints at resumption of yuan appreciation

By Reuters Staff
November 11, 2009

By Zhou Xin and Jason Subler
BEIJING, Nov 11 (Reuters) – China sent its clearest signal yet that it was ready to allow yuan appreciation after an 18-month hiatus, saying on Wednesday it would consider major currencies, not just the dollar, in guiding the exchange rate.
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INTERVIEW – Obama says will raise currency with China

By Reuters Staff
November 9, 2009

U.S. President Barack Obama answers questions during an interview with Reuters in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, November 9, 2009.   REUTERS/Jim Young   (UNITED STATES POLITICS) By Caren Bohan and Alister Bull
WASHINGTON, Nov 9 (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama said on Monday he plans to raise the issue of the yuan currency with Chinese officials when he meets with them in Beijing next week.

EU central banker Noyer wants more balanced currency system

By Reuters Staff
October 13, 2009

European Central Bank board of governors member and Bank of France Governor Christian Noyer, June 25, 2009. (File Photo)  REUTERS/Benoit Tessier ROUEN, France, Oct 13 (Reuters) – Having a more balanced world currency system is a good idea but Special Drawing Rights are not an instrument that can replace the U.S. dollar, ECB governing council member Christian Noyer said on Tuesday.

G7 presses for stronger yuan, breaks no new ground

By Reuters Staff
October 3, 2009

By Brian Love
ISTANBUL, Oct 3 (Reuters) – The Group of Seven rich nations urged China on Saturday to strengthen the yuan, but gave no sign of how it might overcome Chinese resistance to that suggestion or resolve other tensions over global currency rates.
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ANALYSIS-Emerging currency revaluation back on global table

By Reuters Staff
August 5, 2009

By Mike Dolan
LONDON, Aug 5 (Reuters) – Western governments seem set on preventing currency appreciation snuffing out nascent economic recoveries, helping reignite bets on a devaluation of major currencies against those of the emerging economic giants.