Global stocks rose on Thursday as investors moved past concerns about weakening demand from China and increased their exposure to risk in bets on a global upturn. Experts told CNBC that although volatility will persist, markets will trend up this year and advised investors to buy on the dips.
Volatility — The Name of the Game for 2010?
Greater volatility is going to be the name of the game this year, warns Enzio von Pfeil, CEO of EconomicClock.com.
Buy on Dips, Markets Will Trend Up in 2010
Investors should buy on dips as the markets will trend up this year, says Wong Sui Jau, general manager at fundsupermart.com. He also said he likes resource-related equities rather than commodities directly.
Some Commodity Markets are Overpriced
Although Mathew Kaleel, portfolio manager at H3 Global Advisors, believes some commodity markets are overpriced, they are not in bubble territory. He explains why.
Eye on US Banks' Earnings
U.S. banks are going to be constrained in their ability to lend moving forward, says Lewis South, chief economist at Macquarie Funds Mgmt Group. He & Simon Robinson, portfolio manager at Wilson HTM, assess the upcoming results of U.S. banks.
The Rise of Asian Super-Regional Banks
Consolidation will be a key trend for Asian financials this year, resulting in the rise of super-regional banks, says Cyrus Daruwala, Asia Pacific MD at Financial Insights. He shares his views on this sector.
Outlook for the Yen
According to Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi, many Japanese retail investors are long yen. Naomi Fink, Japan strategist at Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi, explains this trend.
S&P/ASX 200 Could End 2010 Up 15%
Shane Oliver, head of investment strategy and chief economist at AMP Capital Investors, has a year-end target of 5,600 for the S&P/ASX 200 Index. He explains his upbeat outlook.
Australia Investment Opportunities
Graham Bibby, CEO and CIO at Richmond Asset Management, explains why opportunities currently exist for funds to enter the Australia market.
Bullish on BRICs
Until the interest rate environment changes in some parts of the world, equities will continue to move higher, says Graham Bibby, CEO and CIO at Richmond Asset Management. He tells CNBC why he is bullish on BRIC nations.