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: 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.

Yuan Outlook Mixed on PBOC’s Guidance, Chinese PMI

PBOC’s guidance, Yuan’s funding costs as well as China’s PMI gauges will be top drivers for Yuan rates next week.

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.