• The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed 0.09% lower, to 18,145.71 on Friday; the S&P 500 index went 0.01% down at 2,141.16; the Nasdaq Composite Index rose 0.3%, at 5,257.4
  • Outstanding amounts of margin financing in the Shanghai and Shenzhen stock exchanges as of October 21 decreased 2.331 billion yuan to 898.316 billion yuan
  • PBOC will inject 70 billion yuan via its 7-day reverse repurchase operation into the financial system, 60 billion yuan via 14-day reverse repurchases, and 40 billion yuan via 28-day reverse repurchases. Meanwhile, maturing reverse repos will drain 90 billion yuan from the system,
  • PBOC fixed the yuan’s mid price at 6.7690, 132 basis points weaker than the last fixing and the largest drop since September 9, 2010
  • The Shanghai index opened 0.04% higher at 9:25 Beijing time, while the Shenzhen index rose 0.06% and the ChiNext index climbed 0.14%