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Market Tips: Stocks to Flatline, BRICs to Hit Wall

Global stocks were mostly higher on Tuesday, edging closer to a 17-1/2 month peak. But experts are wary of the sustainability of this rally and see stocks flatlining. They also expect BRIC markets to underperform developed markets this year.

No Great Upside for Stocks

It's not time to enter the markets as there's no great upside for the moment, says Uwe Parpart, chief economist and strategist, Asia at Cantor Fitzgerald.

Neutral on Equities

Bhaskar Laxminarayan, CIO at Pictet Asia, is neutral on equities right now. Laxminarayan reveals where he is finding opportunities at the moment.

Time to Sell When Dow Hits 11,000

Take some money off the table when U.S. stock indices cross major milestones going into the earnings season, advises Scott Redler, chief strategic officer at

BRIC Hits The Wall

BRIC markets will probably underperform developed markets in 2010, says Emil Wolter, head of regional strategy, Asian equities at RBS.

Investing in India and China

Aadil Ebrahim, managing director at Bowen Capital Management is long India's infrastructure space but not China's due to overcapacity there.

Don't Short Oil Now

Give banking stocks a rest as the sector has had a great run and rotate into commodities, says Scott Redler, chief strategic officer at

Top End of Crude Market

The first sign of a weaker dollar will send crude off to the races, says Matt Zeman, commodity futures broker at LaSalle Futures Group.

Bearish on the Yen

Callum Henderson, head for FX strategy, global markets at Standard Chartered, is bullish on dollar-yen and bearish on the yen.

Impact of Greece on the Euro

The Greek bond sale is a slight positive, says John Kyriakopoulos, head of currency, global markets research at NAB. He tells CNBC how this is going to affect the euro this week.

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