Herald Van Der Linde, head of equity strategy, Asia-Pacific, HSBC expects Asian equities to post returns of 10 percent to 15 percent this year. He adds that China and South Korea present areas of value for investors.
The yen on Tuesday posted its best one-day gain against the euro in seven months and rose against the dollar after falling four straight days.
The Dow and S&P 500 finished higher Tuesday, but gains were limited as further losses for Apple weighed on the tech sector and as investors hesitated to jump in ahead of some major earnings reports in the coming days.
Platinum rose to a three-month high on Tuesday, rallying for a sixth straight session as funds bought heavily due to a mine labor crisis in South Africa that sparked supply fears.
U.S. Treasury debt prices rose on Tuesday as traders turned their focus on a looming fight in Washington to raise the federal debt ceiling, stoking bids for government debt despite the risk of a federal default.
Oil prices fell on Tuesday, weighed down by German economic data and concerns about the brewing fight over the U.S. debt ceiling stoked concerns about fuel demand.
Joel Stainton, head of research and trading strategy at SEB Futures, joined CNBC for a technical look at copper, sterling 1-year, and the EU economy.
Technology stocks fell to push European shares lower and send Germany's benchmark DAX index to a 2013 low on Tuesday.
Richard LeFrak, The LeFrak Organization president, and Wilbur Ross, WL Ross & Co. chairman & CEO, share their thoughts on Fed policy, interest rates, the debt ceiling, and Lance Armstrong.
Japanese shares surged to multi-year highs on Tuesday on rising expectations that strong political pressure will prompt the Bank of Japan to deliver bold monetary easing measures. Meanwhile, other Asian stock markets struggled as gains were capped on earnings caution.
Gloomy economic diktats and predicting the financial crisis have earned economist Nouriel Roubini the title Dr. Doom, but in his latest interview the economics professor said the United States had little to fear, despite ongoing fiscal negotiations and the looming debt ceiling.
Political instability in emerging markets, led by China, will be one of the biggest risks for markets in 2013, Ian Bremmer, president of political risk firm Eurasia Group, said on Monday.
The S&P index uptrend is stable and well developed. There is a high probability this uptrend will continue to 1550.
Forget a weakening economy and the prospect of further monetary easing. Here's what will keep the Aussie dollar robust in the months ahead - a rebound in commodity prices and even lower interest rates among the world's big economies.
Stocks are so far looking past the brewing congressional debt ceiling drama but that could change quickly if it becomes very contentious.
The euro rose against the dollar for a third straight session Monday, touching an 11-month high, as investors continued to trade off of diminished expectations of ECB monetary easing.
Stocks ended largely unchanged Monday, weighed by worries over demand for Apple's iPhone 5 and as investors sat on the sidelines ahead of a busy week of corporate earnings.
U.S. government debt prices were little changed with benchmark yields near their lowest levels in about 1-1/2 weeks on the Federal Reserve's purchase of long-dated bonds and safe-haven bids due to weaker stock prices.
Investors found further reason to dump shares of their once-darling Apple on Monday after a report raised concerns over demand for the iPhone 5.
Brent oil seesawed with the U.S. dollar on Monday, after coming under pressure from weaker gasoline in the previous session.
European shares were flat on Friday as talks over the "fiscal cliff" stalled.
European shares closed lower on Wednesday for a third consecutive session, with resurging worries about the global economic outlook undermining investor sentiment.
Standard & Poor's decision to cut Spain's credit rating to one notch above junk status is weighing on markets.
Asian shares dipped on Tuesday following losses on Wall Street after U.S. manufacturing activity hit a three-year low in November.
As the Chinese boom slows Hermes, Remy and other posh names are still going full throttle in Asia.
The worst US drought in over 50 years is pushing commodity prices to record highs.