China's central bank said on Tuesday that it will use various monetary tools to maintain appropriate levels of liquidity in the year's second half.» Read More
We are seeing extraordinarily reflationary policies from the world's central banks, says Jonathan Pain, Author of the Pain Report
China is pulling out all the usual easing props to counter its slowing economy, but the old hats don't appear to be working as well as they used to.
The plunge in Chinese stocks is likely to be temporary, and unlikely to spill into world markets unless it becomes prolonged and triggers recession in the second-biggest economy.
Western investors see China as a slowing giant, but local traders have used a more optimistic take to score their biggest gains in years.
Foreign flows, investors using borrowed money to buy equities and a taste for new public offerings have aided a mega-rally in Chinese stocks in 2015.
China's economic growth looks set to miss the government's targets, but the mainland's markets still offer good value, Pimco said in a note.
Ahead of the data deluge on Wednesday, Jing Ulrich, vice chairman, Asia Pacific at JP Morgan, discusses how China is progressing with its transition towards a consumption-driven growth model.
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.
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