Yuan strengthens as Chinese equity depreciates


China's blue-chip index retreated on Tuesday, pressured by healthcare and consumer companies, as upbeat economic data raised worries of policy tightening.

The blue-chip CSI300 index fell 0.4% to 5,140.34, while the Shanghai Composite Index was flat at 3,482.97.

As of last close, the CSI300 had rebounded nearly 6% from a recent trough...