Doomsday scenarios of a hard-landing in China may have transfixed market watchers, but the IMF remains relatively sanguine on the economic outlook.» Read More
China has issued guidance on reforming state-owned enterprises (SOEs), including the introduction of "mixed ownership" of state firms.
China's investment and factory output growth missed forecasts in August, suggesting the economy has cooled further, possibly spurring more support measures.
China Premier Li Keqiang tried to reassure global markets on Wednesday that Beijing can keep its economy on track and stock markets in check.
Asian shares mostly fell on Monday, as nervousness prevailed following China's wild swings and last Friday's sell-off on Wall Street.
China is slated to release a deluge of data this week, as uncertainty around the outlook for the world's second largest economy escalates.
FinMin Lou Jiwei said overall GDP growth would be about 7% for four or five years, and revealed government spending would rise 10% this year.
Richard Kelly, head of global strategy at TD Securities, interprets recent moves by the People's Bank of China and predicts what else it may do to prop up the Chinese economy.
With fluctuations in the RMB, stocks, and confidence in Beijing, Chinese leadership is under pressure from within and without.
Richard Iley, chief economist for emerging markets at BNP Paribas, discusses Chinese economic data and China's service sector.
Keith Pilbeam, economics professor at City University, discusses potential problems in the Chinese economy following the market selloffs.
Prashant Sawant, senior economist at Verisk Maplecroft, discusses India's economic situation.
Investors have been agonizing over how big a threat China poses to the global economy, but they may be looking in the wrong place.
Dickie Wong, executive director at Kingston Securities and Roger Bridges, global rates and currencies strategist at Nikko Asset Management, weigh in on the debate about the Fed and the People's Bank of China.
Willie Chan, Asia regional strategist at Maybank Kim Eng, says the perk-up in Chinese shares on Thursday is largely due to expectations that the Fed won't be raising interest rates next month.
Apart from its willingness to prop up the economy and share markets, the People's Bank of China also has more "policy tools to play with" compared to the Fed, says Michael Lu, managing director of LTS Group.
Tai Hui, chief Asia market strategist at J.P. Morgan Asset Management, says the moves by China's central bank this week are targeted at addressing economic headwinds, instead of the market turmoil.
A China "hard landing" has become some investors' base-case scenario for the world's second-biggest economy. But have markets fully priced one in?
China's Shanghai Composite index finished in negative turf late Wednesday, as investor confidence remained frail.
Given the ominous economic environment, the Fed will abandon plans to increase interest rates and opt to roll out more stimulus, says Bert Dohmen, president and founder at Dohmen Capital Research Group.
A bronze sculpture in China showing a bull firmly pinning a bear to the ground has garnered swift attention in the country.