PBoC band widening proposal muddies the waters, say analysts

The People's Bank of China signalled it was not done tinkering with its FX policy framework on July 12, when it made a proposal to expand the RMB daily trading band. Analysts agree the move is a step forward, but add that it contradicts the PBoC's recent push for increased control of the currency.

  • By Paolo Danese
  • 14 Jul 2017

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