CNY

DEFINITION of 'CNY'

In currencies, this is the abbreviation for the China Yuan Renminbi.

BREAKING DOWN 'CNY'

The currency market, also known as the Foreign Exchange market, is the largest financial market in the world, with a daily average volume of over US $1 trillion.

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