Norman Chan, Investment Director at NAB Private Wealth Advisory, says traditional financial firms like Ping An Insurance will need to up their game in order to compete with rapidly-growing internet rivals like Alibaba.
Zhu Haibin, Chief China Economist at JP Morgan, says recent soft economic data from China is the result of the country's structural reforms.
While transparency remains an issue, the scale of shadow banking in China is only a fraction of what is still present in the U.S. and Europe, says David Mann, Regional Head of Research, Asia at Standard Chartered Bank.
Marc Faber's comments about China seeing 4 percent growth may be too unrealistic, says David Mann, Regional Head of Research, Asia at Standard Chartered Bank, adding that China still has the potential for strong performance in the years ahead.
Tensions around Ukraine will dominate markets Friday as diplomatic efforts are expected to generate buzz ahead of Sunday's referendum in Crimea.
Weakness in German stocks on Thursday was a wake-up call for U.S. investors, who were 'disillusioned' about China's slowdown and the Ukraine-Russia standoff, resulting in a plunge on Wall Street, says Peter Boockvar, Chief Market Analyst at The Lindsey Group.
It's been seven days since the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight 370. CNBC's Sri Jegarajah finds out how the families of passengers on board the missing plane are coping.
CNBC's Bob Pisani and Jeff Cox discuss the defensive plays investors are making amid today's market selloff.
Is China a fear factor for U.S. stocks? CNBC's Patti Domm explains.
UBS' Art Cashin told CNBC on Thursday that traders are monitoring whether China's debt problems could spill over into U.S. markets.
Lindsey Piegza, Sterne Agee, shares her outlook on economic growth. And David Joy, Ameriprise Financial, explains why weather is the most likely culprit in soft economic data.
Concerns around a slowdown in the world's second largest economy have resurfaced after China's Premier Li Keqiang hints at "flexibility" around the country's GDP, reports CNBC's Eunice Yoon.
Willy Lam, professor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, says that government investments in China will be key to reaching the 7.5 percent growth target.
Fraser Howie, director of Newedge Singapore, discusses the Chinese economy and reforms as the National People's Congress draws to a close.
Luis Costa, emerging market strategist at Citi, says the Chinese economy is facing a tension between the promise of 7.5 percent growth and a rebalancing of the growth model.
Christian Schulz, Senior Economist at Berenberg Bank, says weaker-than-expected retail sales and industrial output on Thursday, showed signs of a gradual slowdown in China's economy.
Speaking during a press conference at the close of the National People's Congress, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said there is flexibility in achieving the country's growth target. CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports.
Kumar Palghat, Managing Director at Kapstream, explains why he thinks Marc Faber's comments about China seeing 4 percent growth may be too extreme and unsustainable given the country's 1.3 billion population.
Chinese premier Li Keqiang's work report, at the start of the annual National People's Congress, revealed a 'realistic and pragmatic' timeline on reforms, says William McCahill, China Managing Director at Religare Capital Markets.
Greg Feith, Former Senior Air Safety Investigator at NTSB, says authorities need to make up their minds about the search area for missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370.