WisdomTree Chinese Yuan ETF (CYB) - NYSEARCA
  • Jun. 1, 2011, 7:43 AM
    Agincourt Capital - a startup U.K. asset management company - in what would be the first yuan-denominated bond sale outside of China, is attempting to raise $1B to invest in recently booming, now rolling over Australian real estate. Sounds like a winner.
    | Jun. 1, 2011, 7:43 AM
  • May 30, 2011, 2:46 PM
    Shanghai's attempt to snap a seven-day slump fails at the last minute. While some economists aren't worried about the recent Beijing-induced drop in growth, others worry deeply entrenched inflation will force China to keep its foot on the brakes for a long time.
    | May 30, 2011, 2:46 PM
  • May 27, 2011, 4:25 PM

    A classic news dump late in the afternoon before a 3 day weekend, the U.S. Treasury rules China is not manipulating its currency to gain trade advantage, even as it calls for a quicker rate of yuan appreciation. The action is not unexpected and continues longtime U.S. policy of huffing and puffing.

    | May 27, 2011, 4:25 PM
  • May 27, 2011, 11:21 AM
    The dollar is down solidly across the board, particularly vs. the Swiss franc, where the greenback has fallen to a new all-time low. Chatter is on the rise that rate hikes could begin in Switzerland as soon as June. FXF +1.5%, UUP -0.8%.
    | May 27, 2011, 11:21 AM
  • May 25, 2011, 8:25 AM

    The OECD calls on China to hike rates another 50 basis points, warning the country not to resort to price controls to check inflation just because the economy is slowing. "This would reverse progress in lessening state control of the economy," says the group.

    | May 25, 2011, 8:25 AM | 1 Comment
  • May 23, 2011, 7:31 AM

    The HSBC China PMI for April falls to 51.1, the slowest pace in 10 months. "There is no need to worry about a hard landing," say the bank's analysts, although admitting price stability has  taken over from growth as policymakers' key focus. Chinese shares are slammed, -2.9%.

    | May 23, 2011, 7:31 AM
  • May 13, 2011, 12:57 PM
    Sure to boost already surging yuan-denominated business off the mainland, Hong Kong will introduce a yuan fixing rate later this year. Working in the same fashion as the setting of the HK dollar, the rate will serve as a benchmark for derivatives based on the renminbi.
    | May 13, 2011, 12:57 PM
  • May 12, 2011, 11:20 AM

    "The Chinese economy is slowing down more than people realize," says Goldman's Jim O'Neill, who believes it's no coincidence that commodity prices are turning south. The effusive BRIC bull says this is a good thing as it will allow China to stop tightening money. Did it ever start?

    | May 12, 2011, 11:20 AM | 4 Comments
  • May 12, 2011, 10:46 AM

    China's reserve requirement bump today is meaningless against the continued inflationary impact of the PBOC printing massive quantities of yuan to hold its value down, writes John Carney. The government's focus continues to be providing jobs for the masses, not inflation.

    | May 12, 2011, 10:46 AM | 7 Comments
  • May 9, 2011, 4:38 PM

    Noting China's trade surplus has fallen for 3 consecutive years, and the country had a trade deficit in Q1 2011, Chinese Commerce Sec. Chen Deming calls complaints about yuan policy "unfounded." Senator Sherrod Brown is unconvinced, calling for legislation to pressure China relax controls on its currency.

    | May 9, 2011, 4:38 PM | 1 Comment
  • May 9, 2011, 7:34 AM
    Worried the speedy rise of yuan deposits in Hong Kong will undermine confidence in the HK dollar, China seeks to curb this activity, says Nomura. Negligible just 2 years ago, yuan deposits are now equivalent to nearly 15% of HK dollar deposits.
    | May 9, 2011, 7:34 AM
  • May 6, 2011, 4:48 PM

    As the U.S. and China come together for annual talks next week, currency (and manipulation?) should dominate the schedule - but lawmakers' calls for punishment may overlook some significant renminbi appreciation to date and overstate the U.S. benefits of a stronger yuan. That doesn't mean it's not still undervalued.

    | May 6, 2011, 4:48 PM | 2 Comments
  • May 6, 2011, 8:12 AM

    China signals it is willing to discuss its currency controls at talks in D.C. next week, but gives no indication about giving in to demands for faster yuan appreciation. The yuan has risen 5% since June, ahead of the 3% pace slated by China at that time.

    | May 6, 2011, 8:12 AM
  • May 4, 2011, 12:38 PM

    China faces a serious credit collapse down the road if political calculus keeps it from "decisive" monetary tightening now to put the "inflation and credit genies back in the bottle," writes George Magnus. This Minsky moment would hit global markets and shock conventional wisdom betting on continued yuan appreciation.

    | May 4, 2011, 12:38 PM | 1 Comment
  • May 4, 2011, 12:04 PM
    Seeking to further diversify from the greenback, South Korea considers investing a portion of its more than $300B in foreign currency reserves (7th largest on the planet) in yuan-denominated securities. U.S. securities currently make up about 64% of SK's stash.
    | May 4, 2011, 12:04 PM | 3 Comments
  • May 4, 2011, 10:55 AM
    Business is booming at FiREapps, where CEO Wolfgang Koester says U.S. firms are clamoring to hedge against dollar weakness. Jeff Macke notes companies getting swept up in this sort of worry could mark the sign of a market extreme - witness airlines' rush to hedge near the top of the 2008 oil mania.
    | May 4, 2011, 10:55 AM
CYB Description
WisdomTree Chinese Yuan Fund seeks to achieve total returns reflective of both money market rates in China available to foreign investors and changes in value of the Chinese Yuan relative to the U.S. dollar.
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Country: China
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