HONG KONG Nov 30 Yuan deposits in Hong Kong,
the world's biggest offshore yuan centre, fell 0.4 pct to 662.5
billion yuan ($96.22 billion) in October, the Hong Kong Monetary
Authority said on Wednesday.
Cross-border trade settlement amounted to 309.4 billion yuan
for the month, compared with 382.9 billion yuan in September.
Hong Kong dollar deposits rose 0.9 percent in October, while
overall foreign-currency deposits increased by 0.4 percent.
Yuan deposits accounted for 6.4 percent of Hong Kong's total
deposits in October.
($1 = 6.8855 Chinese yuan)
(Reporting by Michelle Chen; Editing by Sherry Jacob-Phillips)