Global stocks took a break Monday after a successful week of gains. Investors remain uncertain if the global economy is showing signs of recovery or signs of further deterioration. Experts give CNBC their predictions.
IPOs Seen Picking Up in H2
Bob McCooey, senior VP of new listing & capital markets at the NASDAQ OMX Group is very positive on the outlook for IPOs in the second-half of the year.
Deleveraging is Key to Rebound
Deleveraging is key to determine a rebound, says Valerie Plagnol, head of strategy at Credit Mutuel-CIC Securities. She tells CNBC that it is a rough road ahead.
W-shaped Recovery Likely
A "W-shaped" economic recovery is more likely than a "V-shaped" one, says Sean Callow, senior currency strategist at Westpac Bank.
US Markets Still in a Rally
Daryl Guppy, CEO at Guppytraders.com charts the U.S. markets and says it is still in a rally, rather than a trend.
Remodeling Asian Economies
Asian will see economic recovery before the U.S., believes William Belchere, Asian economist at Macquarie Securities.
Expect China's Credit Growth to Cool
Beijing is likely to cool its credit growth going forward, believes Jan Friederich, senior economist for global forecasting at the Economist Intelligence Unit.
Malaysia to Contract in H1
Zeti Aziz, governor of Bank Negara Malaysia sees a marked contraction in the Malaysian economy in the first-half, but is confident its strong domestic economy will provide some buffer.