Western investors see China as a slowing giant, but local traders have used a more optimistic take to score their biggest gains in years.» Read More
Instead of valuations, the possibility of further rate cuts will continue to fuel the rally in Chinese markets, says Herald Van Der Linde, head of Asia Equity Strategy at HSBC.
As the lowering of borrowing costs does not benefit everyone, Hans Goetti, head of Investment Asia at Banque Internationale à Luxembourg (BIL), expects Beijing to roll out more supportive measures.
Nizam Idris, MD and head of Strategy, Fixed Income & Currencies at Macquarie, says Sunday's rate cuts indicate that mainland authorities are falling behind the curve in terms of controlling the economic slowdown.
Apart from monetary easing, a "big fiscal stimulus" in terms of infrastructure is needed to create demand in China, says Frederic Neumann, MD & Co-Head of Asian Economics Research at HSBC.
Ron Napier, head of Napier Investment Advisors, discusses whether China's proactive policy actions can address its economic slowdown.
The cut in interest rates will be positive for markets as it indicates that Beijing is stepping up on measures to stop the economic slowdown, says Alaistair Chan, economist at Moody's Analytics.
China's exports and imports tumbled in April, dashing hopes of a seasonal rebound and underscoring concerns over the spotty trade picture in the world's second biggest economy.
Remember those worries about a China property crash? Forget all that. Analysts are turning freshly positive on the mainland's property plays.
Michael Spencer, co-head of Global Economics at Deutsche Bank, says recent employment data indicate that the Chinese economy isn't growing fast, which explains the change in monetary policy.
Asian markets mostly fell on Wednesday as investors digested the raft of earnings due in the region and awaited the Federal Reserve's statement.
Mark Matthews, head of Research Asia at Bank Julius Baer, discusses news that the People's Bank of China is considering to accept local-government debt in exchange for loans.
Chris Konstantinos, director of International Portfolio Management at RiverFront Investment Group, discusses news that China's central bank is considering new easing measures that will involve local government bonds.
Should you stay away from U.S. stocks? Dennis Gartman thinks he's found a better place to buy.
Gold surged above $1,200 an ounce, amid market intrigue surrounding a deal between Venezuela and Citi to swap $1 billion in cash for part of the country's gold reserves.
China shares have surged this year, but with active fund managers still underexposed to the market, the rally isn't over, Goldman Sachs said.
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Amid the deluge of major earnings reports, traders will also be keeping an eye on the oil market, as U.S. oil futures for May expire Tuesday.
Asian stocks jumped on Tuesday, joining the global rally induced by China's move over the weekend to stimulate its cooling economy.
Uwe Parpart, managing director and head of Research at Reorient Financial Markets, says China's cut in reserve requirement ratio (RRR) supports crucial sectors like housing.
Investors shouldn't worry as much about global "noise" and should instead focus on this, Glenmede's Jason Pride says.