The Hong Kong dollar is pegged at 7.8 to the U.S. dollar, but can trade between 7.75 and 7.85. Under the currency peg, which has been in place since 1983, the HKMA is obliged to intervene when the Hong Kong dollar hits 7.75 or 7.85 to maintain the band.
Hong Kong's dollar strengthened, driving the biggest two-day gain since March, and the yuan rose in offshore trading amid signs of an easing in protests that have disrupted business and transport links in the city.
South China Morning Post (subscription) - Sep 25, 2014
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