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Chinese yuan weakens last week

Xinhua
22 Feb 2021, 12:18 GMT+10

BEIJING, Feb. 22 (Xinhua) -- China's yuan weakened against a basket of currencies last week, according to the China Foreign Exchange Trade System (CFETS).

The CFETS yuan exchange rate composite index, which measures the yuan's strength relative to a basket of currencies, came in at 96.31 on Feb. 19, down 0.35 points from a week earlier, according to the CFETS.

The index compares the yuan with the value of 24 currencies, including the U.S. dollar, euro and Japanese yen.

Last week also saw an index that measures the yuan against the Bank for International Settlements currency basket down 0.32 points to 100.35.

The index measuring the yuan against the Special Drawing Rights basket went down 0.31 points to 95.69.

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