The Chinese currency Renminbi, or the yuan, Wednesday strengthened against the US Dollar (USD) as the central parity rate of the yuan was set at 6.5074 per USD.
The following are the central parity rates of the renminbi (RMB) against seven major currencies announced Wednesday by the China Foreign Exchange Trading System.
Chinese shares opened slightly lower on Wednesday, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index down 0.21 percent at 2,846.72.
The gold price in Hong Kong went down HK$68 to open at HK$13,805 per tael on Wednesday, according to the Chinese Gold and Silver Exchange Society.
Hong Kong stocks went up 67.54 points, or 0.29 percent, to open at 22,968.62 on Wednesday.
Hong Kong stocks lost 59.55 points, or 0.26 percent, to close at 22,901.08 on Tuesday.
The ChiNext Index, launched by the Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SZSE) on June 1, 2010, edged down 1.23 percent, or 11.19 points, to close at 895.15 Tuesday.
China's benchmark Shanghai Composite Index on the Shanghai Stock Exchange closed at 2,852.77 points Tuesday, up 3.71 points, or 0.13 percent, from the previous close.
Chinese shares closed slightly higher Tuesday with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index up 0.13 percent, or 3.71 points, to 2,852.77.
China's stock index futures opened lower Tuesday. The contract for settlement in May, the most actively traded, opened 2 points lower at 3,100 from the previous close.
Hong Kong stocks went down 64.43 points, or 0.28 percent, to open at 22,896.20 on Tuesday.
The Chinese currency Renminbi, or the yuan, Tuesday weakened against the US Dollar (USD) as the central parity rate of the yuan was set at 6.5108 per USD.