Yifan Hu of UBS Wealth Management discusses China's latest gross domestic product print. She also says the People's Bank of China appears to have "toned down," but could continue to ease policy.
China's central bank is seeking a police investigation into the circulation last week on social media of what it called false information saying it had announced a cut in a key bank reserve ratio.
The latest China Beige Book report released Wednesday found "an unmistakable first-quarter recovery" driven by increased credit, running counter to Beijing's stated efforts to reduce reliance on debt.
The Chinese yuan is probably already overvalued against the greenback and any efforts by the United States to lock that in as part of trade negotiations will likely backfire, Japanese financial firm Nomura said.
Investors are likely to remain cautious after U.S. jobs growth fell sharply in February while China's exports declined much more than expected last Friday.
U.S. negotiators are reportedly demanding that China support the yuan — which is something Beijing already wants to do, experts told CNBC.
The People's Bank of China has many policy tools to choose from before turning to blunter instruments such as a lending rate cut.
Chinese authorities could be getting ready to implement more extensive stimulus measures in a bid to encourage growth in the country, three economists said this week.
Liu Li-Gang of Citi says he expects Chinese monetary policy to be "eased further." He also says the People's Bank of China will likely adjust interest rates going forward.
China is more likely to adjust reserve requirement ratios and increase liquidity in the market instead of cutting interest rates, says Sian Fenner of Oxford Economics.
Jonathan Garner of Morgan Stanley says he expects China's economy to "gradually" recover through 2019, but notes that it may not be "visible" in the data until the second half of the year.
Loan growth is usually strong in January as Chinese banks tend to front-load loans early in the year to win market share.
Loans to China's property sector grew at a slower pace in 2018 as Beijing tightened home-purchase rules to curb bubble risk.
Hao Hong of the Bank of Communications International says Chinese shares tend to do "very well" between January and March in part because of the Chinese Lunar New Year.
Microsoft search engine Bing was inaccessible in mainland China as of Thursday morning local time, marking the apparent blocking of the last major non-Chinese search platform that had been operating there.
"I can tell you, after the Huawei events, all the Chinese money into Silicon Valley stops," says the former deputy governor of the People's Bank of China.
Tax cuts in China could be the center of Beijing's fiscal fight against an economic slowdown amid an ongoing trade spat with the U.S., experts said.
The People's Bank of China still has "a lot of space to ease" despite the constraints faced, says Tao Wang of UBS Investment Bank.
The Wall Street Journal reported that Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin proposed lifting all or some of the tariffs on China in order to advance trade discussions.
China's central bank pumped almost $83 billion into its banking system in a single day, which eased concerns over a potential funding squeeze in the economy ahead of a major festive season, analysts said.