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Market Tips: Dollar to Weaken in Second Half

Global stocks enjoyed gains on Tuesday, with Asian shares hitting a three-week high, and the euro maintaining the previous day's sharp gains as strong earnings from both sides of the Atlantic shifted focus away from concerns about the euro-zone debt crisis.

Experts told CNBC that while the euro will remain under pressure as long as Greece's problems persist, it will strengthen in the second half of the year as the dollar weakens.

Euro Will Recover

In the longer term, Graeme Maxton, chief economist at The Insight Bureau, thinks the dollar is going to be weak and the euro will regain its strength.

Euro to Rebound Short-Term

The euro's selling is overdone and currencies will benefit from dollar weakness in the second-half, says John Kyriakopoulos, head of currency strategy at NAB Global Markets Research.

Euro on Rocky Road Until Greek Answer Found

The mood in Europe will remain negative and the euro will struggle until a solution to Greece's debt problem is found, says Graeme Maxton, chief economist at The Insight Bureau.

Euro Correction Underway

Discussing the euro's direction after its jump overnight, with Peter Whitley, senior forex analyst at Thomson Reuters, tells CNBC that Greece's debt issue will take time to resolve.

Trade Gold in Right Currencies

Get protection from gold in the right currencies, suggests Mathew Kaleel, co-founder and portfolio manager at H3 Global Advisors. He says that trading gold in the Aussie dollar is a bad investment, and explains why he prefers gold in sterling and euro.

Gold — Still a Good Long-Term Investment

There is still a lot of opportunity in gold, says Steve Land, portfolio manager at Franklin Global Advisers. He explains why it will make sense to own some gold over the long term.

Can Gold Prices Continue to Move Higher?

If gold prices can hold above $1,100, it can make an assault on its previous highs hit in December, predicts Scott Redler, chief strategic officer at

Gold Prices Could Head Higher

The spike in gold prices could be the start of something bigger, believes Jonathan Barratt, MD at Commodity Broking Services.

Cash In on the Dip in US Markets

Investors need to buy the dip, advises Scott Redler, chief strategic officer at He tells CNBC how he is investing in the U.S. stock markets.

What Will Drive Growth in Auto Sector?

European automakers remain optimistic about domestic demand, but Graeme Maxton, chief economist at The Insight Bureau, warns demand there is going to go down pretty heavily. He tells CNBC what will drive growth in this sector going forward.

Singapore's High-End Property to Do Well

There are opportunities to pick quality stocks in Singapore's property, retail and hospitality sectors, says Terence Wong, co-head of research at DMG and Partners Securities.

Outlook for Asia's Travel Industry

Robert Bailey, president & CEO of Abacus International, sees high-end travel picking up in 2010. He offers his outlook for Asia's travel industry.

Expect Wild Swings in HK Markets

The Hang Seng Index will probably swing between 19,000 and 21,000 points this week, foresees Peter Lai, director at DBS Vickers Securities. He outlines what is affecting the Hong Kong market this week.

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