Global stocks were mostly lower on Monday, sticking close to one-month lows as news of CIT Group finally filed for bankruptcy underscored the continuing fragility of parts of the financial sector. Experts told CNBC safe-haven trading is back — for now.
Risk Aversion Returns
The safe-haven trade is back temporarily, believes Philip Wee, senior currency economist at DBS Bank. He shed light on what is happening in the FX market.
Credit Supply Still Tight
Confidence in the U.S. economy is still low, says Mark Kiesel, global head of corporate bond portfolio management at PIMCO, as weak unemployment is still coupled with tight credit. He shares his bearish outlook.
Oil Price No Longer Based on Fundamentals
Oil has become part of the commodity plays, as prices are no longer based on oil fundamentals, says Ed Morse, head of economic research at LCM Commodities.
Shape of the Recovery
The world recovery will take place in different shapes, says Greg Bundy, vice chairman of AIMS Financial Group. He tells CNBC that Asia will be the main driver of growth.
Upbeat on Asia
Kerry Duce, equity strategist at BBY tells CNBC why the sentiment on Asia is positive.
Cashing In on China's Growth
China is emerging as the locomotive that's pulling the whole emerging market forward, says Kingsley Jones, international portfolio manager at Macquarie Funds Management Group. He tells CNBC how he is capitalizing on this.
Inflation Seen Rising in China
Inflation will start to rise in China, observes Jim Walker, founder and CEO of Asianomics.
Bullish on the Aussie Dollar
Australia's GDP could rise 2% in 2009 and 4% in 2010, foresees Dariusz Kowalczyk, chief investment strategist at SJS Markets. He tells CNBC that is why he is bullish on the Aussie dollar.