Market Tips: Go Back to Basics

Global stocks rose on Monday, starting the week in positive territory, ahead of another host of corporate earnings results. Experts told CNBC investors should begin to return to a fundamentals-focused portfolio.

Back to Fundamentals

Look for attractively-priced companies with strong earnings profile and good management, says Patrick Noble, senior investment specialist at Zurich.

Caution Ahead of Data and Earnings

A host of economic data and bank earnings this week will set the tone for trading, says Ron Cameron, senior analyst at Ord Minnett.

Dollar to Cheapen

It's cheaper to buy the dollar in 3-4 months time, says Paul Donovan, managing director and deputy head of global economics at UBS.

Betting on Precious Metals

Gold is well placed to benefit from both deflationary and inflationary pressures, says Nigel Phelan, director, Australia & New Zealand at ETF Securities. He offers his outlook on gold, as well as silver and platinum.

Bullish on Grains

Peter McGuire, managing director at CWA Global Markets says oil prices are led by the dollar. He is bullish on the grain sector and expects more upside.

Impact of a W-Shaped Recovery in the West

Even if the West does experience a W-shaped recovery, it won't spell bad news for Asia, says Peter Elston, chief strategist at Aberdeen Asset Management Asia.

Outlook for Asian Markets

Asian markets could go a little bit higher from here but after that, they will start to head lower, believes Peter Elston, chief strategist at Aberdeen Asset Management Asia.

Banking on Japan

The underlying conditions in Japan look favorable, says James Falkiner, director & CEO of Falkiner Global Investors. He tells CNBC what he is buying in Japan.

Insight into Japan's Steel Industry

Japan's steel industry is recovering at a slower pace compared to the other major steel-making regions in North Asia, notes Graeme Train, head of Asia research at Steel Business Briefing.

Taiwan Market to Consolidate This Week

The Taiwan market is likely to consolidate within in a tight range this week, believes Seow Hock Hin, senior VP of institutional sales at MF Global.

Credit Quality of Banks in 2010

There could be a split among banks on the outlook for credit quality in 2010, says Dorris Chen, head of regional financials research at BNP Paribas Equity, Asia.