U.S. stock index futures pointed to a flat-to-higher open on Monday, after Asian stocks plunged following poor data out of both Japan and China.» Read More
Simon Warner, Head of Macro Markets, AMP Capital sees valuations remaining supportive of risky assets. He adds that improving cyclicals are helping turn risky assets into an attractive investment.
Bob O'Donnell, Vice President, Clients and Displays, IDC says Apple's latest earnings is another sign that the company isn't as invincible as once thought. He says analysts have been overly optimistic on Apple.
Daniel Hui, Head of EM Asia FX Strategy, JPMorgan is expecting more policy moves from the BOJ at its April meeting. He adds that investors should look for Yen consolidation, but not a strong pullback.
Simon Warner, Head of Macro Markets, AMP Capital says valuation signals are still clearly supportive of risky assets but they are not as strong as before.
Simon Warner, Head of Macro Markets, AMP Capital says South Korea's Q4 GDP data increases the likelihood of a rate cut by the Bank of Korea in the near term.
John Kilduff, Founding Partner, Again Capital says commodities are generally lifted by a pick-up in the global economy but they are also facing surging supplies, which could temper the market.
India has been trying to implement a range of reforms and fast track FDI approvals in order to boost up its investment potential. CNBC's Sri Jegarajah speaks to P. Chidambaram, Finance Minister of India, who hopes the government's efforts can also help lift India off credit negative watch.
Jorg Decressin, Deputy Director, Research Department at the IMF said the IMF cut its 2013 forecast for global growth despite the stimulus efforts by central banks.
Jim Paulsen, Chief Investment Strategist, Wells Capital Management says there will be more fiscal cliffs to come but less investor reaction as they shift their focus back to fundamentals.
Jim Paulsen, Chief Investment Strategist, Wells Capital Management says earnings this season have been good so far, and more importantly CEOs have more positive outlooks this year.
Paul Atkinson, Head of North American Equities, Aberdeen Asset Management explains why investors should remain optimistic on U.S. corporates. He discusses which sectors investors should look at.
Herve Lievore, Senior Macro & Investment Strategist, HSBC Global Asset Management says it's key for investors to take positions before the market recovery moves full-steam ahead. He adds that capital preservation has remained a priority.
Herve Lievore, Senior Macro and Investment Strategist, HSBC Global Asset Management explains why investors should begin looking at equity markets.
Muthukrishnan Ramaswami, President, Singapore Exchange discusses his firm's latest quarterly earnings. He says the pace of public listings on the SGX has been slow, but he remains hopeful it'll pick up.
Tai Hui, Chief Asia Pacific Strategist, J.P. Morgan Funds says the stars are aligning for investors to get into equities. He adds that Chinese equities are looking especially attractive.
Jerre Stead, Chairman & CEO, IHS says the worst may be over for the global economy, but uncertainty remains.
Greg Gibbs, Senior Currency Strategist, RBS says the yen's recent moves indicate the start of a correction. He adds that investors should be looking to buy into the yen crosses.
Tai Hui, Chief Asia Pacific Strategist, J.P. Morgan Funds says the only way to have sustained management of property prices in Hong Kong is to increase supply.
Tai Hui, Chief Asia Pacific Strategist, J.P. Morgan Funds says there is plenty of fuel in the Nikkei to create a rally, but Japan's fundamentals are not convincing enough for him to invest in the market.
Philip Silverman, Managing Partner and Portfolio Manager, Kingsview Management says commodity markets are more focused on global stimulus than events in the Middle East.