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Professor Robert Whitelaw discusses the impact of a US interest rate increase on China's markets

Excerpt from China Radio International -- "The key effect ... of interest rate moves, at least in the short term, are on currency. So we actually saw with Yellen's statement about sort of postponing an increase in interest rates that the dollar was weaker. By reverse, if we actually see that increase in the short term, especially if it's a surprise increase, then there is a danger that that will put pressure on the dollar-yuan exchange rate from a negative standpoint from China's perspective."

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