Hans Goetti, head of Investment for Asia at Banque Internationale a Luxembourg, says factors such as low share ownership and further policy support will give Chinese stocks a leg-up.» Read More
Regardless of the results of the Shanghai-HK stock connect, a similar link-up in Shenzehn will materialize if it matches China's aim to integrate its capital markets, says Helen Zhu, head of China Equities at BlackRock.
Andrew Sullivan, MD of Sales Trading at Haitong International Securities, discusses the surprise growth in Wednesday's HSBC flash PMI and news that the mainland is expanding an income-tax break.
Dickie Wong, executive director at Kingston Securities, says Chinese shares may be losing steam in the Year of the Sheep, with better-than-expected data failing to spur markets on Wednesday.
The Shanghai-Hong Kong stock connect's lukewarm reception may heat up, with the Hong Kong market saying it plans to allow short-selling from March 2.
With Beijing nervous about growth, expect more rate cuts over the next 6 months, which will boost stock markets, says Chris Konstantinos, director of International Portfolio Management at Riverfront Investment Group.
Du Jinsong, head of Asia Property Research at Credit Suisse, says expectations for an interest rate cut following the decline in January's home price index, are buoying property stocks on Tuesday.
Despite last year's bull run, mainland stock markets are still cheap, trading at 15 times price-earnings ratio, says Jonathan Garner, MD and chief Asia and emerging market equity strategist at Morgan Stanley.
Chi Lo, senior economist, Greater China at BNP Paribas Investment Partners, says the deflationary drag keeps the Chinese central bank on an easing bias, which will benefit asset prices.
Charles Li, CEO of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEx), expects the replication of a Shanghai-Hong Kong stock connect program in Shenzhen to hopefully materialize by this year.
CNBC's Eunice Yoon, reports stocks are rebounding after the Shanghai Composite plunged almost eight percent on Monday.
With China's economic growth hitting a 24 year low, Peter Thal Larsen, Asia editor at Reuters Breakingviews says that the next question for China is "how much of a slowdown are we looking at?" and how much does the authority need to interfere.
Pu Yonghao, Regional CIO, APAC at UBS Wealth Management, says a strong loan growth in December and a robust performance by the A-share market in 2014 could delay monetary easing in China.
While mainland investors have built in "a QE-type of expectation", Hong Kong investors have yet to do so. If that materializes, HK-traded Chinese stocks may get a boost, says Vincent Chan, Head of China Equity Research at Credit Suisse.
While energy prices could see some consolidation around $60 a barrel, markets remain firmly on a downtrend, says Daryl Guppy, CEO of Guppytraders.com.
Sam Le Cornu, Senior Portfolio Manager at Macquarie Funds Group, explains why he's viewing the rally in China with caution and outlines the opportunities in Macau's gaming shares.
Donald Straszheim, Senior Managing Director, China Research at ISI Group, says expectations for more stimulus amid a persistent slowdown are fueling the market rally in China.
Erwin Sanft, MD and Head of China & HK Equity Research at Standard Chartered, says the recovery of the mainland's property market is a risk for equities in the second half of 2015.
Derek Scissors, AEI resident scholar, weighs in on what's driving the Chinese markets. This rally is not connected to reality, say Scissors.
Derek Scissors, AEI resident scholar, weighs in on how lower oil prices will likely help the Chinese economy.
Dickie Wong, Executive Director of Kingston Securities, discusses the market debut of CGN Power in Hong Kong Wednesday.