Renee Mu

Renee Mu

Currency Analyst

Fundamental analysis, polices, China
Renee Mu is a Currency Analyst for DailyFX. She holds a dual Bachelor degree in Economics and Pharmacy from Peking University, as well as a Master's degree in Finance from University of Illinois at Urbana. Applying this diverse background, Renee looks at different macro and micro themes in her fundamental analysis. As a bi-cultural professional, she has particular insight regarding her native country of China and focuses on the interplay between Chinese financial markets and government policy. She also inserts her knowledge of programming and technical skills into the mix of research.



Weekly Trading Forecast: All Eyes on Jackson Hole Symposium

Financial markets may be singularly focused on the Fed's annual conference in Jackson Hole, Wyoming amid a lull in top-tier data flow but politics remain a wildcard.

Yuan Torn Between Liquidity Shortage, Growth Concerns

China’s monetary policy is back to spotlight this week. To curb risks or to maintain the growth, that is a question.

Weekly Trading Forecast: War Worries May Overshadow Key Data Flow

Financial markets may be forced away from focusing on a slew of top-tier economic news as fiery rhetoric continues to flow from Washington DC in the week ahead.

Yuan Eyes on PBOC’s Guidance, Private Investment

The primary driver to the Yuan rate has been the PBOC’s guidance over the past week. With the recently added counter-cyclical factor, the reference rate seems to show greater influence to marke...

Yuan Soared to 10-Month High, What’s Next?

External geopolitical tensions and internal economic uncertainties have the Yuan at risk.

Weekly Trading Forecast: Dollar to Clarify Reversal Ambitions, RBA and BoE Ahead

The Dollar attempted to stem the bleeding this past week, but there is so far limited lift on a reversal attempt heading into the new week. Hawkish BoE and RBA decisions or a surprise NFPs could shak...

Yuan May Suspend Rally, Eyes on PMI

In order to advance further, the Chinese Yuan would need stimulation. Yet, Chinese PMI gauges are less likely to provide sufficient support.

Weekly Trading Forecast: Are Markets Underestimating Fed Resolve?

Financial markets have been defined by fading Fed rate hike bets in recent weeks. An FOMC rate decision and second-quarter US GDP data now threaten that narrative.

To Retrace or to Advance, That is a Question around the Yuan

Looking forward, Chinese regulators’ guidance, July FOMC decision, as well as U.S. data prints are more likely to add mixed moves into the pair; both retracement and breakout are possible for t...

Weekly Trading Forecast: Fed, BOC Cede Spotlight to the ECB, BOJ

Financial markets reacted to shifting Fed and BOC policy prospects in explosive fashion last week. It is now up to the ECB and the BOJ to stoke further volatility.

Yuan Looks to China’s Q2 GDP, US-China Economic Talks

Event risks will be top drivers for the Yuan rate in the coming week. China’s growth in the second quarter as well as US-China bilateral negotiations could largely impact the outlook of the eco...

Weekly Trading Forecast: All Eyes Still on the Federal Reserve

Financial markets will remain preoccupied with Fed policy in the week ahead as Chair Yellen testifies in Congress and key US inflation data is released.

Yuan Eyes on New Yuan Loans, Trade Prints

Looking forward, a heavy economic calendar has the Yuan at risk from home.

Mainland China Launches Bond Trading Link with Hong Kong

The bond connect not only provides global investors an access to the world’s third-largest debt market, but is also crucial for Hong Kong’s economy.

Will a New Quarter, Central Bank Detail, NFPs and G20 Charge Volatility?

After clearly the US liquidity lull to start this new week, will major event risk with direct thematic ties channel a reversal in speculative bearing and trading volatility throughout the financial s...

Yuan Looks to Caixin PMI, Xi’s Trip for Further Strength

The Yuan remained in a bullish trend as the USD/CNH failed to break above a key resistance. Looking forward, event risk will be the main focus for the Yuan.

Yuan Gains on Chinese Premier Li’s Talk; Eyes Resistance ahead of PMI

The USD/CNH is testing the upper bound of a downward trend.

China Gains Power to Impact Capital Flows in Asia after MSCI’s Inclusion

MSCI’s approval on Chinese A-shares will have long-lasting impact to China, as well as its Asian counterparts.

Weekly Trading Forecast: Searching for Scarce Direction Cues

A slowdown in top-tier economic news flow leaves battered financial markets to reckon with the aftershocks of last week's back-to-back bombshells.

Yuan Eyes MSCI’s Decision on A-Shares Inclusion

Chinese markets are all awaiting MSCI’s decision on whether to include Chinese A-shares into its global indices.