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China's yuan weakens to 6.4032 against USD Friday

(Xinhua)

10:22, August 19, 2011

BEIJING, Aug. 19 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese currency Renminbi, or the yuan, weakens 90 basis points to 6.4032 per U.S. dollar on Friday, according to the China Foreign Exchange Trading system.

In China's foreign exchange spot market, the yuan is allowed to rise or fall by 0.5 percent from the central parity rate each trading day.

The central parity rate of the yuan against the U.S. dollar is based on a weighted average of prices before the opening of the market each business day.

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