The China Foreign Exchange Trade System published the following official central parity rates for major currencies against the yuan Friday:
Friday Thursday USD/CNY 6.3188 6.3170 HKD/CNY 0.81446 0.81419 JPY/CNY* 7.9495 7.9757 EUR/CNY 7.9222 7.9427 GBP/CNY 9.8005 9.7784 AUD/CNY 6.2335 6.2554 CAD/CNY 6.1359 6.1411 CNY/MYR 0.50055 0.50015 CNY/RUB 5.1202 5.1012 *per 100 yenThe daily central parity rate for the yuan versus the U.S. dollar is the weighted average of prices given by market makers. The highest and lowest offers are excluded from the calculation.
In each daily trading session, the central bank allows the dollar/yuan rate to move no more than 1% above or below the central parity rate, and the yuan/ringgit and yuan/ruble to move no more than 5%. It allows other currency pairs to move as much as 3% above or below the central parity rate.
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(END) Dow Jones Newswires
June 07, 2012 21:17 ET (01:17 GMT)