Stocks have seen substantial gains over recent sessions as a more buoyant mood spread across trading floors around the world. Many investors even hope the green shots of recovery are starting to establish themselves and the bear market is finally grinding to a halt.
But investors need to keep a healthy level of skepticism and not pile into the markets, because another sharp decline could a just around the corner, experts told CNBC.
Investors, Don't Let Your Guard Down
Karl Eggerss, chief trader at Frishberg Jordan and Kaleta Advisors, says the recent run-up in equities is a tradable rally that will eventually be sold.
Watch Out for Another Significant Correction
Patrick Shum, chief strategist at Karl-Thomson Securities, believes that the recent rally is just due to a technical rebound. He warns CNBC that the markets are due for another significant correction after the G20 meeting.
Traders Must Stay on Their Toes
It's trading as usual so investors should remain on the their toes, Jared Levy from FME told CNBC.
Not the Time for Equities
Despite the recent bounce in equity markets, Andrew Freris, senior investment strategist for Asia, BNP Paribas Wealth Management, warns investors against putting their money in equities. He tells CNBC why corporate bonds are safer.
Hang Seng May Test 14,000 Next Week
The Hang Seng Index may hit 14,000 by next week, predicts Francis Lun, GM at Fulbright Securities. He tells CNBC what is supporting the market. He also gives his take on how HSBC and ICBC will fare going forward.
Time to Pick Up Quality Stocks?
With stock valuations at current low level, investors can buy quality companies at a good price, Sonja Schemmann from Schroders told CNBC.
Risk Aversion Will Pick Up Again
Risk aversion will pick up again in the currency markets, says Mitul Kotecha, head of global FX strategy, Calyon Hong Kong. He shares his outlook for the U.S. dollar and yen.
Investment Portfolios for 'All Weathers'
Diversification is key and investors should structure their portfolio for "all weathers," Antony Williams from Evolve Financial Planning told CNBC.
Charts: S&P Rally Coming
The S&P 500 could rally toward 1,000 points in the next few months, Edward Loef from Theodoor Gilissen Bankiers told CNBC.
Telecoms Defying Gloom in Europe?
Europe's telecoms sector is managing to resist the economic downturn, according to the latest EU report on the sector. Viviane Reding, EU telecom commissioner has more.