China's vice finance minister sought to ease nerves over the country's high levels of corporate debt, defending the government's performance.
Asia markets were mixed in the final trading day of the week, following the release of China's GDP numbers for the first quarter of 2016.
The yuan will strengthen in 2016 and in the years to come, says Stratton Street Capital partner and CIO, Andy Seaman.
Citi's Asia investment strategist, Ken Peng, discusses currencies with CNBC's Bernie Lo as Singapore eases its exchange rate-based monetary policy.
Economist Intelligence Unit's China lead analyst, Tom Rafferty, assesses local government debt in China.
Most major Asia markets ended higher Tuesday, shrugging off after a lower finish in U.S. equities overnight ahead of earnings season.
Asia markets retraced some early losses Monday, but a strong yen continued to weigh Japan shares even as China inflation data bolstered mainland stocks.
Asia markets ended mixed on Friday, with the Nikkei 225 reversing losses to trade up over 1 percent on the back of a relatively weaker yen.
China's foreign exchange reserves rose slightly in March to $3.21 trillion, the first monthly increase since November.
Asia markets wavered between positive and negative on Wednesday, ending mixed despite an oil-price rise and a pick-up in China's services sector.
CNBC's Seema Mody looks at the outlook for the Chinese economy and markets.
China's manufacturing activity improved in March, two surveys showed Friday, helping ease concerns over the health of the world's second-largest economy.
As China strives to be more transparent, authorities must ensure people are less worried about the state of China's currency reserves, said Sean Darby of Jeffries.
While the rest of the world frets about the knock-on effect of China's economic slowdown, the Chinese have a bigger worry: themselves.
Asia markets ended mixed on Thursday, with some partially retracing advances following Federal Reserve chair Yellen's dovish remarks earlier this week.
Singapore-based Reebonz is betting on luxury consumption picking up despite chilly economic conditions that has personal luxury growth slow down.
Most Asian markets advanced after remarks from Fed chair Yellen assuaged concerns about a near-term interest rate hike, but Japan's shares retreated.
Stewart Paterson from Tiburon Partners says China's struggling corporations are having an impact on the banking sector.
Morningstar's Lorraine Tan says old economy sectors will be weak as expected, but China's consumer sector has also been showing signs of fatigue.
China's industrial profits returned to growth in 2016's first two months, despite weaker business conditions and slowing economic growth on the mainland.