Global markets had mild gains Wednesday after the Federal Reserve cut rates to a range of zero and 0.25 percent, as many anticipated. Experts told CNBC that recent market volatility will continue for some time.
Volatility to Last 3 or 4 Years
Be prepared for a huge range trade for 3 or 4 years, where there will be a whipsaw of rallies and crashes, says Clem Chambers, CEO of ADVFN.
Bonds Over Stocks
Bonds will outperform stocks in the near-term, according to Huang Yiping, chief Asia economist at Citi and Arjuna Mahendran, MD & head of investment strategy, Asia at HSBC Private Bank. They discuss strategy in this segment of "Protect Your Wealth".
Diversification Has Left the Building
Diversification has gone out the window, says Arjuna Mahendran, MD & head of investment strategy, Asia at HSBC Private Bank. He reveals his investment strategy for these uncertain times.
Bullish on Oil
David Shearwood, CIO at Atom Funds Management and Craig Swanger, head of alternative assets at Macquarie Global Investments are both bullish on oil.
Commodities May See More Upside
As Akhi Kamkolkar, head of futures at Halifax Investments believes the dollar will weaken further, he expects more upside in the commodity market.
Dollar: The Next Funding Currency?
The dollar may replace the yen to become a funding currency if we see a shift back into carry trade, say Dwyfor Evans, VP & senior macro strategist at State Street Global Markets. He tells CNBC what will trigger this.
Dollar to Likely Weaken Further
The dollar is likely to come under more pressure in the near-term, says Greg Gibbs, senior currency strategist at ABN Amro.
Falling Dollar Unlikely to Face Much Objections
There will not be a lot of objection, especially from the incoming Obama administration, against the depreciation of the dollar, says Robert Heller, former governor of the U.S. Federal Reserve board.
Citigroup's "Financial Supermarket" Model is Dead
Citigroup's model of a "financial supermarket" is dead, believe Bill Smith, president & senior portfolio manager at SAM Advisors and Donald Straszheim, managing principal at Straszheim Global Advisor.
Buy Aussie Banks for the Long Haul
From a longer-term perspective, Aussie banks are showing a lot of value right now, says Andrew Pease, investment strategist at Russell Investment Group.
Hot on Singapore Small Caps
There is value emerging in small cap stocks in the Straits Times Index, says Alan Lok, investment analyst at SIAS Research. He also reveals his top two picks within this universe.
Great Time to Make Money for Clients
"It's probably the greatest time to be doing what I do," Adam Ebrahim, CEO & CIO at Oasis, said, adding you can buy great companies with great management teams and strong cash flows at "the same price as the worst companies in the marketplace."
Tullow Oil, who owns Energy Africa, is an attractive investment, according to Ebrahim.
"They're finding a huge amount of oil throughout Africa and the reserve pools that they're finding, if over the next 6 months they firm that up, it's a substantial takeover candidate."
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