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By lowering bank lending rates, China is trying to stimulate the banking sector and continue easing, explains Viktor Shvets, head of Asian strategy at Macquarie Securities Group.
Tim Adams, president and CEO of the Institute of International Finance, says China will provide more monetary and fiscal stimulus to ensure a soft landing.
Asian shares traded mixed on Wednesday, as investors remain cautious over the latest global geopolitical developments in the wake of Paris terror attacks.
China's home prices edged up a tad in October, posting the first on-year gains in more than a year.
Asian stocks endured a sell-off on Monday, with sentiment badly dented by Friday's brutal terrorist attacks in Paris.
If China's old economy doesn't find its footing, metals demand could take another hit, Goldman Sachs said.
China's trade figures missed expectations by a wide margin in October, reinforcing views Beijing will need to do more to stimulate demand.
"The road we're on is going to end. We cannot rely on central banks," economist Mohamed El-Erian tells CNBC.
China has appointed Chen Yulu as the vice governor of central bank, the government said on Friday.
Russell Investments' Stephen Wood says one factor will be the primary driver for the markets.
Asian stocks mostly extended their rally on Monday after another rate cut in China fueled risk appetite.
China's central bank insists its latest double shot of easing differed from the quantitative easing pursued by foreign central banks.
Southeast Asian currencies will likely continue to rally on the back of ECB easing expectations and the Fed's delay, says Richard Yetsenga, head of global markets research at ANZ,
Doomsday scenarios of a hard-landing in China may have transfixed market watchers, but the IMF remains relatively sanguine on the economic outlook.
Asian stocks outside China skidded on Monday as the Fed's decision to keep interest rates near zero stoked concerns about global growth.
While the economy slowed in Q3, there are no signs of a growth collapse, according to the latest China Beige Book survey.
The Fed's initial statement was pretty dovish but as Yellen spoke, it seemed clear the Fed was more worried about inflation than the economy.
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.