Global stocks began the week in the green Monday, with gold prices hitting a new record high above $1,167 an ounce. Experts told CNBC risk aversion is coming back despite the rise in shares.
Risk Aversion Seen Returning
Risk aversion is the trade of the week, believes John Noonan, senior FX analyst at Thomson Reuters.
Markets Still Reasonably Valued
Markets still look reasonably valued, says Bill McQuaker, head of equities & director of multi-manager funds at Henderson Global Investors. He tells CNBC why he continues to favor defensive plays.
Markets Presenting Messy Picture
Discussing the markets' direction, with Sean Callow, senior currency strategist at Westpac Bank. He tells CNBC that equities, the Aussie dollar and other risk-sensitive assets could see new highs in 2010 but key concerns could kick in by mid-year.
Expect More Volatility Going Forward
James Holt, VP of BlackRock Investment Management, advises investors to be prepared for more volatility and corrections.
Russia is Substantially Undervalued
Russia is substantially undervalued compared to global emerging market peers, says Michael Hanson-Lawson, CEO of East Capital Asia.
Long on Resources
Tony Chidiac, private client advisor at Ord Minnett tells CNBC he likes resources over the longer term.