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Yuan drops to 11-year bottom as traders escape risks

China's yuan touched an 11-year bottom in inland exchange and slipped to a record minimum in overseas exchange after a rough aggravation in the Sino-U.S. exchange row shook traders certainty and dimmed the worldwide monetary standpoint.

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In China's inland market, the yuan tumbled to 7.1500 per buck, its minimum since February 2008. In the overseas market, the yuan slipped to 7.1850 yuan, the lowest since worldwide exchanging the money started in 2010.

U.S. shares declined on Friday when U.S. President Donald Trump declared an extra 5 percent tariffs on $550 billion in focused Chinese imports, hours in the wake of Beijing disclosed retaliatory taxes on $75 billion worth of U.S. goods.

At the Great Seven meeting in France throughout the end of the week, U.S. President caused some disarray by demonstrating he may have had apprehensions on the taxes.

The White House on Sunday explained these remarks, saying U.S. President wished he had lifted levies on Chinese products significantly higher a week ago, even as he flagged he didn't plan to finish his interest that U.S. close Chinese activities.


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