Richard Iley, Chief Economist for Emerging Markets at BNP Paribas, explains why he doesn't buy into the 'China hard landing' scenario.
Markets in Asia registered gains for the week despite a tepid session on Friday that saw major indexes waver between positive and negative territory.
Hong Kong was the odd one out as markets across Asia gained on Thursday, following a slightly higher finish on Wall Street overnight.
Asian markets rose Wednesday, with China leading advances after a strong finish on Wall Street overnight.
Moody's Investors Service cited a weakening of fiscal metrics and a continuing fall in foreign exchange reserves for its decision.
China is doing its utmost to block up the holes in its financial economy, but it is effectively pouring more liquidity into a leaky system.
Fund flows into emerging markets turned flat in February after seven straight months of outflows, according to data from the Institute of International Finance.
Major Asian markets ended up Tuesday, digesting the PBOC's surprise cut to banks' reserve requirement and shrugging off fresh negative economic data.
China appears to have prioritized goosing growth over concerns about fund outflows, with the PBOC Monday cutting banks' reserve requirement ratios.
The People's Bank of China reduces its RRR by 50 basis points.
Markets in China, Japan and Hong Kong tumbled Monday, with concerns over China's economy and the deluge of economic data this week dragging stocks.
Former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson, who oversaw bank bailouts in the global financial crisis, has different advice for China: Let companies fail.
Governor Zhou Xiaochuan said the central bank still had tools in its monetary policy to deal with potential downside risks to the economy.
Paulson Institute's Henry Paulson shares his insight on what Chinese authorities have done well and what more could be done for the economy.
China is on the right reform path and it is now a matter of political will, says Henry Paulson, founder and chairman, Paulson Institute.
Aberdeen Asset Management's Hugh Young does not anticipate "doom and gloom" for China's economy but its policymakers do have issues to resolve.
China's central bank will add more cash into money markets through reverse bond repurchase agreements.
Chinese shares tumbled Thursday, extending a long rout, amid tighter liquidity, but other markets in Asia settled higher.
China needs up to 4 trillion yuan ($600 billion) of "green" investments yearly to tackle environmental challenges, says Ma Jun from the PBOC.
CLSA's Francis Cheung says mainland markets are calmer as investors are expecting more stimulus from Beijing.