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Market Tips: Don't Risk It, Keep 50% Cash

Global stocks, as well as oil, were down again Wednesday, as the reality of a longer-than-expected economic downturn weighed on investors. Experts tell CNBC where are good places to invest during these tough times.

Reduce Portfolio Risks

Ajay Kapur, global strategist at Mirae Asset Securities recommends a 50% cash holding in one's portfolio. He also suggests investing in a hedged fashion to reduce risks.

Look to the Pros

In order to navigate through these complicated times, Ajay Kapur, global strategist at Mirae Asset Securities advises investors to enlist professional help to manage their funds. He also reveals his top investment tips in today's "Protect Your Wealth".

No Upside Seen for Wheat Prices

It will be hard to see any upside for wheat prices in the next 3 to 6 months, says Luke Chandler, senior commodities analyst at Rabobank. He tells CNBC what is weighing on wheat prices.

Cherry Picking in the Telco Space

Not all telco plays are created equal. Tim Smart, regional head of telecommunications research at Macquarie Securities tells investors to bet their money on firms with flexible capex and opex structures or big cash buffers.

Ship in Profits with Container Stocks

Andy Mantel, MD at Pacific Sun Investment Management foresees share prices of Singamus and CIMC, the two largest Chinese container manufacturers, to double or triple in 3 years time.

Stay Away from A-Shares

With A-Share earnings expected to drop by 20% in 2009, investors should now look to Chinese stocks listed overseas. Andy Mantel, MD at Pacific Sun Investment Management tells CNBC which shares he has his eye on.

SEA is Relatively Well Insulated

Southeast Asia is relatively well insulated, in part due to the Gulf, believes Ian Bremmer, president at the Eurasia Group.

Singapore Dollar Seen Depreciating

Expect further depreciation for the Singapore dollar, warns Richard Grace, chief currency strategist at Commonwealth Bank of Australia, after data showed its economy shrank 16.9% last quarter.