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: Can Markets Hold Steady Through US GDP with Trade Wars Exploding?

There is a hearty round of scheduled event risk due over the coming week from US 1Q GDP to an ECB rate decision, but it will be difficult for the market to keep focus with trade wars constantly escal...

Yuan Eyes on PBOC for Guidance; Stocks Outlook Remains Cautious Amid Trade War

China’s top policymaker seems to have shifted tone on the Yuan to more weakness; at the same time, Chinese equities could still be vulnerable as the US threatened to impose additional tariffs.

Weekly Trading Forecast: Fed Testimony, China GDP and Earnings Compete with Trade Wars

Markets are still seeking their proper level of balance following the most recent waves of President Trump's critiques and threats. With trade wars still simmering, competition for fundamental charge...

Yuan, Stocks May Retrace on Modest GDP, China’s Retaliation in Trade War

China will release the 2Q GDP print next week. Also, the country is preparing retaliatory alternatives to tariffs, to hit back against the US.

Weekly Trading Forecast: US and China Ensure Trade Wars, Dollar and Pound Look for Guidance

Risk trends were remarkably sanguine this past week in the face of confirmed tariffs placed by the US and China on each other. Don’t expect risk trends or benchmark FX currencies to simply igno...

Yuan, Equities Eye on US-China Tariffs, Foreign Reserves and Lending

The escalated US-China trade war and event risks from China’s Foreign Reserves and New Yuan Loans will all weight on the Chinese currency and equities.

China Says ’Ready to Fight’ in the Trade War on Eve of US Tariff Hit

China has taken a hard stance against the U.S. in the trade war, while tries to calm the Yuan and equities.

US-China Trade War: An Inevitable Conflict and The Impact on Equities, FX

What are the US and China fighting for in this trade war? How will the ‘war’ impact their economies, equities and the currency markets?

China’s PBOC Seeks to Calm Yuan, Equities ahead of US Tariff Deadline

Five PBOC officials have commented on the Yuan and Chinese equities after both tumbled. Here are what they said:

Yuan, Chinese Equities to Brace for Impact from US-China Trade Tariff Hits

The US and China’s tariffs effective next week could just be the first dominoes.

US China Trade War & a Brief History of Trade Wars – 1900 until Present

In this report, we look at some of the key events that have promoted and stymying global trade from 1900 to the latest US China Trade War.

Weekly Trading Forecast: A New Front on Trade Wars Will Test Risk Trends, Dollar

Risk assets have broadly notched a week of retreat as trade wars have spread into the developed world economy. Themes are of greater consequence than specific data in the week ahead, but that poses m...

Yuan Weakness to Persist on RRR Cut Bets, Trade War; Equity Losses May Ease

Both the Chinese Yuan and equities plunged this week. Looking forward, they may have different fates.

Yuan May Extend Losses Amid Weak Fundamentals, US-China Tariff Battles

Weak Chinese fundamentals and resumed US-China trade war have the Yuan at risk.

Weekly Trading Forecast: Trade Wars and Rate Decision Keep Traders on Edge

Capital and FX markets held remarkably stable given the fundamental pressure filling the horizon. With trade wars steadily gaining traction, key rate decisions (Fed, ECB, BoJ) and a range of high pro...

Yuan Eyes on FOMC, China-US-North Korea Relations, Investment Gauge

Next week’s calendar is packed with economic and political events that could drive the Yuan: FOMC meeting, US’ deadline of tariffs on Chinese goods, US-North Korea summit and Chinese fixe...

Weekly Trading Forecast: Trade War Threat in the Spotlight

Efforts to defuse the threat of a global trade war are likely to preoccupy financial markets in the week ahead, overshadowing economic data.

Weekly Forecast: Top Tier Data, Risk Aversion Portend Volatility

Financial markets may face breakneck volatility as a steady stream of heavy-duty scheduled event risk is compounded by wild swings in sentiment.

Yuan May Benefit from Capital Inflows, Trade Talks and Chinese PMI

Capital inflows could remain high around June 1, when A shares are officially included in MSCI indices; trade talks may solve some discrepancies; PMI gauges could boost the outlook of a sustainable r...

Weekly Forecast: FOMC Minutes, Powell Speech Keep Fed in Focus

Fed monetary policy remains in focus for financial markets as minutes from May’s FOMC meeting and a speech from Fed Chair Powell cross the wires.