Global stocks were mostly lower on Monday as investors continued to digest President Obama's bank restriction plans. Experts told CNBC they foresee risk aversion coming back into play this year and that the dollar is likely to gain this week against the euro.
Gold around the $1000 level is a good buying opportunity, says Mathew Kaleel, director of H3 Global Advisors.
Downtrend In Markets Expected
Expect a downward trend in markets for a while, says Matthew Kidman, portfolio manager at Wilson Asset Management.
Risk Aversion Back in Vogue
Expect a continuation of risk aversion, says Mario Singh, co-founder & CEO at FX1 Academy. As such, he tells CNBC that the dollar will likely gain some strength this week.
Dollar May Gain Against Euro This Week
The dollar is likely to strengthen against the euro this week, believes Jim Vrondas, manager of corporate business at OzForex. He outlines the factors supporting the greenback.
US Economy is Not Really Recovering
The U.S. economy is not really recovering, short of fiscal and monetary stimulus, says Hans Goetti, CIO at LGT Bank. He tells CNBC how this is affecting his investment strategy.
Era of Cheap Funding for Banks Coming to an End
The era of cheap funding for banks might be coming to a close, says Hans Goetti, CIO at LGT Bank. He assesses the path ahead of the U.S. financial sector.
Correction in Asia Will Be Short-Lived
The correction in Asian markets will continue for a few more days, believes Puru Saxena, chief executive at Puru Saxena Wealth Management. He tells CNBC what will draw him back to the markets again.
Growth in Asia Will be Broad-Based in 2010
The growth in Asia is going to be broad-based in 2010, believes Rob Subbaraman, chief economist for Asia at Nomura International. He offers his take on what this means for inflation and interest rates going forward.
Paradigm Shift Happening in Asia
Rob Subbaraman, chief economist for Asia at Nomura International, is very bullish on Asia ex-Japan as he sees a paradigm shift happening in this region.
Assessing China's Market Reform Plans
Investors shouldn't get too excited about China's move to introduce short selling and margin trading, says Fraser Howie, MD at CLSA Singapore.
How to Play HK in the Short Term
There is a good opportunity for short-term speculative trading in Hong Kong, says Peter Lai, director at DBS Vickers Securities.
Safe to Bet on China & India?
Kirk West, Asia MD at Principal Global Investors, is overweight on China, but underweight on India. He explains his investment rationale.
Expect Indian Stocks to Consolidate
Indian stocks will consolidate in the initial part of the year, according to Rahul Chadha, head of India equities at Mirae Asset Global Investments.
Sidestep Indian Telcos Sidestep
India's telecommunications sector, advises Marc Einstein, industry manager for ICT practice at Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific.
Buy Taiwan Foundries on Weakness
Buy Taiwanese foundries on weakness, suggests Seow Hock Hin, senior VP for institutional sales at MF Global.