Market Tips: Be Brave and Fully Invested
Global stocks were mixed Friday as the dollar eased from gains made the previous day. Experts told CNBC investors with a longer-term time horizon should stay fully invested.
Time to Take Profits?
It is a good time to lock in profits for trading-clients and absolute-return-clients, says Chew Soon Gek, head of portfolio mgmt & investment strategy Asia at Clariden Leu. But investors with a long-term time horizon, stay invested, she added.
Investors Need to Be Fully Invested
Investors need to have the discipline to be fully invested long-term in order for volatility to subside, says Stephen Wood, chief market strategist at North America at Russell Investments.
Dollar in a Period of Cyclical Weakness
The dollar is in a period of cyclical weakness but Richard Urwin, head of asset allocation & economics research at Blackrock, doesn't think this presages the big selloff in the dollar as the rest of the world loses confidence in it.
Bet On These Asian Currencies
Buy the Indian rupee, Singapore dollar and Chinese yuan, suggests Van Anantha Nageswaran, CIO at Bank Julius Baer. He explains his upbeat outlook on these three currencies.
Yuan Appreciation on the Cards
The yuan will probably begin to move upwards in a sustained way in the middle next year, believes Richard Yetsenga, regional FX strategist at HSBC.
Where is the NZ Dollar Headed?
Although Robert Rennie, currency strategist at Westpac Bank, does not see too much movement in the New Zealand dollar into 2009, he expects the currency to strengthen next year.
New Zealand PM Worried About NZ Dollar
John Key, Prime Minister of New Zealand, tells CNBC he's concerned about the strength of the New Zealand dollar and wants to see a correction there.
Aussie Dollar Expectations
Expect the Aussie dollar to be at the $0.95 level by year-end, says Michael Woolfolk, senior currency strategist at the Bank of New York Mellon.