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: Fed Policy Path Back in the Spotlight

Financial markets' cheery mood after the first round of France's presidential election will be tested as Fed decision-makers issue a verdict on the world's largest economy.

Yuan Eyes on Chinese PMI, More Weakness Likely

The USD/CNH continued to consolidate in a range this week; it failed to set a lower low or a higher high. Looking forward, event risks could add volatility to the pair

China’s Market News: PBOC’s Talks Dim the Outlook of a Digital Currency

After Bitcoin lost its popularity in China, investors shift their focus on a potential new digital currency from the PBOC.

Yuan Eyes on March Exports, Chinese Shares Continue to Follow SEZ Theme

Both the USD/CNH and Shanghai Composite Index are testing key resistance levels. Here are possible triggers in the coming session.

Weekly Forecast: Geopolitics Clouds Financial Market Trends Anew

Geopolitics threaten to derail financial markets yet again as investors reckon with the aftermath of an unexpected US airstrike against Syria.

USD/CNH at Resistance, Event Risks in Focus

U.S. striking Syria sent the pair higher as investors sought for safe haven; a disappointing Non-Farm Payroll print led to selling in the Dollar, though it was quickly eased and reversed.

Yuan Awaits Trump-Xi Summit, Shanghai Composite Tests Key Resistance

The Chinese currency is looking for clues for the next trend, while Chinese equities are edging higher following a new theme.

Chinese Equities Surge as a Special Economic Zone is Released

After 25 years, China announced to establish the third special economic zone; Chinese equity and property prices spiked following the release.

China’s Market News: Banks Report Weak Profits, Funds Suffer Major Losses

Chinese financial institutions have released their 2016 annual reports; local analysts gave out their forecasts for 2017.

Weekly Trading Forecast: Trump, Xi Meeting in the Spotlight

A meeting between US and Chinese Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping may overshadow a steady stream of top-tier economic news in the week ahead.

Yuan Eyes on US-China Leaders’ First Summit

In the coming week, China will have several major economic indicators to be released. More importantly, China’s President Xi Jinping will meet the U.S. President Trump on April 6th and 7th.

China’s Market News: Dalian Exchange Launches the First Commodity Option

China introduces new derivatives for investors to hedge against price risks.

China’s Market News: Regulators Support Producers, Restrict Home Buyers

Newly-introduced measures as well as economic forecasts from the national research center took the spotlight on Wednesday.

China’s Market News: Yuan Market Makers Increase, A Bond Link Delays

Here are the latest updates on the development of China’s FX, equities and bond markets.

USD/CNH Patterns to Watch after PBOC Talks on U.S.- China Relationship

Here are the technical levels to watch for the pair and hightlights of PBOC Governor’s remarks.

Weekly Trading Forecast: Trump Trade Reversal in the Works?

The so-called “Trump Trade” may begin to unravel across financial markets after a failed healthcare reform effort cast doubt on the US President's economic policy agenda.

USD/CNH - The Less Weak Currency Will Take Control

The USD/CNH remained in a consolidation range, despite that the Dollar Index (DXY) has broken below a major support. This hints at both a weak Yuan and a weak Dollar.

Yuan Looks Clues from the PBOC after Fed Rate Hike

The USD/CNH eyes on the Chinese regulator amid no new information from the Fed.

Weekly Trading Forecast: All Eyes Remain on the Federal Reserve

Financial markets are likely to remain fixated on US monetary policy as a lull in top-tier data puts the spotlight on a busy Fed-speak calendar in the week ahead.

Yuan at a Crossroads, Risk Trends Next?

The USD/CNH failed to hold a sustainable break below 6.8560 (December low), nor to climb above 6.9088 (61.8% retracement of the January drop).