Katie Holliday is a Writer with CNBC.com, covering a range of topics including global macro-economic news, market developments and corporate news. Before joining CNBC, Katie was a senior asset management correspondent at Investment Week in London. Katie holds a Bachelor's degree in English Literature from Southampton University.
As fears over Syria eased on Friday and oil prices edged back from recent highs, most industry watchers think further upside is limited.
The rout in emerging market (EM) currencies is unlikely to be contained and could lead to a global crisis, according to Societe Generale strategist Albert Edwards.
Speculation that Larry Summers is the favored candidate to take over Bernanke as Fed chief has resurfaced in recent weeks, prompting a strong backlash from some industry watchers.
Even as India continues to suffer from a crisis of confidence among investors, policymakers haven't fared as badly as many industry watchers have suggested.