Global markets were hit by a ‘tsunami of risk aversion’ on Monday in the wake of the yuan’s softening against the US dollar beyond a psychologically important level, according to analysts. Photo: APGlobal markets were hit by a ‘tsunami of risk aversion’ on Monday in the wake of the yuan’s softening against the US dollar beyond a psychologically important level, according to analysts. Photo: AP
Global markets were hit by a ‘tsunami of risk aversion’ on Monday in the wake of the yuan’s softening against the US dollar beyond a psychologically important level, according to analysts. Photo: AP

China’s central bank to sell US$4.3 billion worth of yuan-denominated securities, slowing currency devaluation

  • Bill issuance in Hong Kong seen as most efficient way to absorb offshore liquidity and prevent further depreciation of yuan
  • Traders need to defend worst-case scenarios, especially on the yuan as the bill issuance drains liquidity from offshore markets, analyst says

Topic |   Currency war
Global markets were hit by a ‘tsunami of risk aversion’ on Monday in the wake of the yuan’s softening against the US dollar beyond a psychologically important level, according to analysts. Photo: APGlobal markets were hit by a ‘tsunami of risk aversion’ on Monday in the wake of the yuan’s softening against the US dollar beyond a psychologically important level, according to analysts. Photo: AP
Global markets were hit by a ‘tsunami of risk aversion’ on Monday in the wake of the yuan’s softening against the US dollar beyond a psychologically important level, according to analysts. Photo: AP
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