High-net-worth investors hedge out portfolios after RMB fall

China investors look to lock in profits in the face of declining yuan

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The depreciation in the yuan against the US dollar over the past four months has resulted in different responses from high-net-worth clients, with foreign investors actively undertaking hedging measures and Chinese players switching to more foreign currency-denominated assets, according to market experts. Since the RMB onshore spot rate hit a record high of 6.05 on Jan 14, the Chinese currency has fallen around 3% against the dollar with USD/CNY standing at 6.24 as of May 29. The unexpected r