China's central bank is prepared to cut the amount of cash that banks must keep as reserves if economic growth slows further.
China's shadow banking is slowing, but loans overall continue to grow amid a delicate policy dance between economic growth and tightening credit.
The disappearance of Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 was most likely not due to a terrorist incident, Interpol said on Tuesday.
China will launch pilot programs testing the development of privately owned banks in Tianjin, Shanghai, Zhejiang and Guangdong, the country's bank regulator Shang Fulin said.
Michael Beer, VP, Asia Pacific Transportation and Infrastructure at Citi Equity Research, says Cathay Pacific is the most disciplined among airlines in terms of capacity management, leading to better yields. The airline is due to release its full year earnings on Wednesday.
Malaysian authorities will need to answer questions about evidence from radar traces which led to a shift in the search area for missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370, says Andrew Herdman, Director General, Association of Asia Pacific Airlines.
Ilya Spivak, Currency Strategist at FXCM, discusses Stanley Fischer's comments about normalizing monetary policy and how that could impact the greenback. Fischer will attend a confirmation hearing to become the Fed's vice-chairman on Thursday.