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 Forecast: US Political Headlines, Brexit Negotiation and Rate Decisions Ahead

Volatility has started to churn this past week and the course looks just as tumultuous ahead. From political headlines for US equities to Brexit negotiations.

Yuan Looks to Foreign Reserves, US-China Trade

Yuan may benefit from eased capital outflows, while suffer from trade tensions between the U.S. and China.

Weekly Trading Forecast: US Politics May Trump Economics Again

Financial markets are likely to remain at the mercy of US politics despite a flurry of speeches from key central bankers and several big-splash releases on the economic calendar.

Yuan Likely to Consolidate as PBOC Maintains Neutral Monetary Policy

China’s Central Bank released the 3Q report. It reveals the regulator’s strategy on monetary policy and financial markets over the following periods.

China Market News: Continued Drop in Private Investment Worries the Economy

Private investment in fixed assets slowed down for the fourth straight month, raising concerns on the economy. At the same time, developments in SOEs and stock trading links could lead to mixed moves...

Weekly Trading Forecast: Volatility Ahead on Key Data, US Tax Cut

Financial markets look set for another volatile week as top-tier economic data flow amplifies price swings driven by speculation about US fiscal policy.

Yuan Torn between Milestone Opening up, Private Investment Concern

Trump-Xi meeting has not only eased trade tensions but pushed China to make a big step forward in opening up its financial market; at the same time, the slowdown in private investment remains as a ma...

Weekly Trading Forecast: US Taxes, RBA and RBNZ Vie for Attention

The battle to pass Fed-influencing US tax cut legislation will vie with policy announcements from the RBA and the RBNZ for the markets' attention.

Yuan Looks to Trump-Xi Meeting, New Yuan Loans

The Chinese currency will embrace risks from both top leaders’ meetings and economic events in the coming week.

Weekly Forecast: A Crowded Field with Fed, BoE, BoJ and NFPs Ahead

The economic docket is packed with high profile market-moving event risk through the coming week. A key theme to emerge from this run will be monetary policy with the Fed, BoE and BoJ all on tap. The...

Yuan May Face Slower Economic Growth, Await US-China Trade Talks

China’s new Party leaders have revised the economic expansion target, choosing quality over quantity. This could have impacted Yuan’s long-term trend. In the short term, Trump’s tal...

Weekly Trading Forecast: Central Bank News Promises Fireworks

Financial market volatility is likely as ECB and BOC policy calls are accompanied by key data in the week ahead.

Yuan Clarified by PBOC Governor, Waits for New Party Leaders

The PBOC Governor revealed the most recent updates on what you should know about trading the Yuan at the 19th Party Congress. Over the following days, more officials will talk about the economy and n...

Weekly Trading Forecast: Central Banks Back in the Spotlight

Central banks will command financial markets' attention in the week ahead, with speeches from top officials including Fed Chair Yellen and a wealth of policy-defining data due.

Yuan Looks to China Q3 GDP, Party Congress for Further Strength

The Chinese Yuan may get some support from China’s Q3 GDP; while, to set a large rally, it needs good news from the Party Congress.

Weekly Trading Forecast: Politics Menace Markets Yet Again

Markets might've focused on Fed policy as FOMC meeting minutes and US CPI data hit the wires but testy NAFTA talks, a shaky Iran nuclear deal and chaotic Brexit fears haunt investors.

Yuan Losses Likely to Ease ahead of Top Party Congress

With market focus turning to China’s 19th Party Congress to be held in less than two weeks, Yuan’s losses against the Dollar may soon find relief.

Weekly Trading Forecast: ECB, RBA and BOC Meetings in Focus

Financial markets will look away from the US for the first time in weeks as monetary policy announcements from the ECB, the RBA and BOC enter the spotlight.

Yuan Outperforms against Majors, Continues to Watch PBOC

The Chinese currency has beaten major currencies this week; whether it can keep the strength largely depends on the PBOC’s guidance.

Weekly Trading Forecast: Key Data Flow Keeps Fed, ECB in Focus

Financial markets will remain preoccupied with Fed and ECB monetary policy expectations as US payrolls and Eurozone inflation data hits the wires in the week ahead.