The yuan has now weakened around 1.5 percent since US President Donald Trump threatened last Thursday to impose more tariffs on Chinese goods from September 1.
Governments in several countries have blamed speculators for influencing the exchange rate without any economic justification.
A newspaper report said Italy's Economy Minister Giovanni Tria was "ready to leave" before a spokeswoman for the ministry denied that the minister planned to quit.
Turkey is the world's biggest hazelnut producer. But this year, floods and currency fluctuations are eroding farmers profits.
"If they have their iPhones, the others have their Samsung [phones]. In our country, we have Venus and Vestel," says Turkish President Erdogan while announcing boycott of US electronic goods amid an ongoing rift between the two NATO allies.
Iran’s rial may have halved in value since the Trump administration shunned nuclear deal, but changes aim to boost the currency before US sanctions return this week.
Markets in China, Japan, Australia and South Korea all declined while the Japanese yen rose against the dollar as currency traders looked for a safe haven.
The Riyadh government says the funds will be deposited in Yemen's central bank to help address the "deteriorating economic situation faced by the Yemeni people."
The clampdown in South Korea, a crucial source of global demand for cryptocurrency, comes as policymakers around the world struggle to regulate an asset whose value has skyrocketed over the last year.
We are dedicating this edition of Tech Week to the skyrocketing Bitcoin phenomenon.
The cryptocurrency fell as much as eight percent on Thursday on the Luxembourg-based Bitstamp exchange to hit $9,000 exactly, marking a fall of well over $2,000 in under 24 hours.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro says his country will start selling its oil in other currencies such as the Chinese yuan, the Japanese yen, the Russian ruble and the Indian rupee.
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