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.



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.

Weekly Trading Forecast: Fed Leads Docket Loaded with Event Risk

The FOMC policy announcement leads a loaded docket of top-tier event risk including rate decisions from the BOE, SNB and BOJ as well as New Zealand GDP and Australian jobs data.

Yuan Looks to Fed, Chinese Investment for Direction

Next week, event risks from both the U.S. and China will be major drivers for the Dollar/Yuan rate.

Weekly Trading Forecast: Politics in Focus on UK Election, Comey

An unexpectedly uncertain UK election and testimony from ousted FBI director James Comey may rattle markets and overshadow economic news-flow.

Weak Reference Rate, Falling HIBOR Could Lead to Pullback in Yuan

Next week, Yuan’s funding cost, PBOC’s guidance as well as a heavy Chinese economic calendar will all weigh on Yuan rates.

Yuan Soared to 7-Month High - What’s Next?

Here are all the technical and fundamental updates that you need to know about the Yuan.

Euro, Yuan at Resistance ahead of EU-China Summit

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang will start his 3-day trip to Europe tomorrow. Why this is important to the EU and China?

Weekly Trading Forecast: Potent Event Risk Portends Volatility

Financial markets face a steady stream of heavy duty scheduled event risk that is likely to make for ample volatility across the asset spectrum in the week ahead.

Yuan Eyes Chinese PMI after PBOC Revises Reference Rate Mechanism

China announced to add a “counter-cyclical” component to the Yuan fixing calculation, designated to guide markets to focus more on fundamentals. With this revised mechanism, Chinese PMI p...

Yuan, Chinese Stocks Gain after Moody’s Downgrade - What’s Next?

How long will rallies seen in Yuan-denominated assets last?

Bitcoin Sets Records amid Elevated Risk, Yuan Eyes Upper Bound ahead of FOMC

The digital currency faces increasing risks despite of its record-setting run; the offshore Yuan is at key resistance level ahead of May FOMC minutes.

Weekly Trading Forecast: US Politics, Economic News Flow Clash

Financial markets were consumed with shaky US politics last week. Upcoming news-flow from Washington DC may be no less potent even as top-tier economic event risk returns.

Yuan May Extend Gains on PBOC’s Strong Guidance

A few moves from Chinese regulators this week may have added confidence into Yuan rates.

China’s Market News: Investment Shows Uneven Development

April data shows that China's investment in different sectors continued to diverge despite of numerous of new measures launched by the government.

Weekly Trading Forecast: G7, German Vote, US Politics in Focus

The outcomes of a G7 meeting and a key German state election as well as worries about the direction of US politics are in focus in the week ahead.

Yuan Braces for Economic Data, China Summit

This week the USD/CNH continued to test 6.8980, the 61.8% retracement of the 2017 open range, but failed to break above the key level.

Weekly Trading Forecast: Spotlight Turns Away from the US

The French presidential election runoff, rate calls in the UK and New Zealand as well as EU and G7 meetings demand attention as the spotlight turns away from the US.