China’s central bank intervention

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Central Bank Props Up Offshore Yuan In Hong Kong

Li Yuqian and Yang Gang via Caixin | The offshore yuan market in Hong Kong has been shaken to the core by weeks of volatility that analysts blame on strong intervention by China’s central bank. Wild fluctuations for yuan-based interbank lending rates as well as onshore-offshore yuan spreads in Hong Kong began in January and could continue indefinitely while the People’s Bank of China defends its currency against short sellers.