China's markets may be tumbling, in part on disappointing Caixin manufacturing PMI, but DBS' CEO thinks the figures are "inconsequential."
Investors are alarmed that the yuan has already depreciated 2.7 percent, three days into the new year, notes Jackson Wong, associate director at Huarong International Securities.
China is struggling with the yuan exchange rate and a lack of positive effect from its big stimulus packages, explains John Greenwood, chief economist at Invesco.
The dollar weakened against a basket of currencies on Wednesday after the release of the FOMC minutes from its December meeting.
China's yuan fell on Wednesday to its lowest level since the 2010 opening of its offshore market.
John Silvia, Wells Fargo Securities chief economist, provides his take on China's slowdown and discusses where he is seeing investment opportunities around the world.
Richard Kelly, head of global strategy at TD Securities, discusses the People’s Bank of China’s strategies behind devaluing the yuan currency.
Ryan Roberts, analyst at MCM Partners, says markets are more inclined to trust Caixin reports compared to government data, which tends to be biased.
Craig Chan, Asia ex-Japan head of FX strategy at Nomura, says Beijing may want the renminbi to move towards fair value at around 6.86-6.90 per dollar.
Johanna Chua, head of Asia economics & market analyst at Citigroup, said that China has to learn that there is a "trade-off to every policy."
The yen rose on Tuesday as traders sought safety in the low-risk currency on anxiety about sluggish global growth.
Stephen Roach, Yale University, provides insight to China's market fears and currency concerns. Also Roach shares his thoughts on the comeback of the U.S. consumer. Consumers have not stepped up yet, says Roach.
Robin Bew, CEO of The Economist Intelligence Unit, discusses the Chinese economy and a weaker yuan.
A day after China's stocks plunged, policy makers flooded the markets with fresh liquidity, likely helping to soothe equity traders Tuesday.
China's property sector has long spurred fears it's a bubble waiting to pop, but Singapore-based developer CapitaLand is sticking with its bets there.
Chinese markets plunged because a ban on institutional selling imposed six months ago will be lifted this week, explains Charles Blankley, CIO at Gemmer Asset Management.
The Japanese yen rose broadly, as financial market turbulence sent traders scrambling for the traditional low-risk currency.
The Caixin PMI came in weaker than expected, spurring fresh fears over China's economic growth and sending markets around the region lower.
Donna Kwok, senior China economist at UBS, says she expects further yuan depreciation because the currency still overvalued by 5-10 percent.
The dollar ended 2015 with a more than 9 percent annual gain against a basket of currencies on Thursday.