(Yicai Global) Jan. 16 -- The People's Bank of China strengthened the yuan by 38 basis points against the dollar this morning, fixing the central parity rate at 6.8807.
The onshore yuan market closed at 6.8871 a dollar yesterday, depreciating 17 basis points during the day.
The China Foreign Exchange Trade System, the interbank trading and foreign exchange division under the central bank, sets the benchmark on the morning of each business day. Spot rates may deviate 2 percent above or below the figure.
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