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Apr 30, 2017 7:16 AM | Company news

LGT announces successful closing of the acquisition of ABN AMRO’s private banking business in Asia and the Middle East

LGT has successfully completed the acquisition of ABN AMRO’s private banking business in Hong Kong, Singapore and Dubai announced on 6 December 2016. As a result of the transaction, LGT’s assets under management have grown to about USD 50 billion in Asia (including Middle East) and around USD 180 billion overall as per the end of April 2017.

Apr 19, 2017 3:19 PM | Unit news

LGT Beacon: Don’t be impressed by political noise and stay the course

The latest chain of surprising US military actions in Syria, Afghanistan, and North Korea revived concerns among political risk analysts, while the French presidential election’s first round now looks like an open, four-way race, adding to the uncertainty. Nevertheless, the muted market responses, and the underlying macro trends continue to speak for a constructive investment outlook.

Apr 11, 2017 10:53 AM | Company news

LGT successfully places 275 million Swiss franc bond issue

LGT Bank Ltd. placed a fixed-rate bond issue of 275 million Swiss francs, thus replacing an upcoming maturity. With the successful launch of this bond, LGT has once again set a strong benchmark in the CHF bond market.

Apr 5, 2017 3:21 PM | Unit news

LGT Beacon: Tactical Asset Allocation for Q2/2017

The global macro outlook has improved further and we raise our equity overweight by adding positions in Europe, Japan, and the emerging markets (EM) as well as in US energy infrastructure stocks. In fixed income, we shift from corporate credit to EM debt, and keep a short duration. Lastly, we add a long position in Swedish krona and remain long US dollar, both against the Swiss franc.

Mar 22, 2017 3:24 PM | Unit news

LGT Beacon: Globally consistent reflationary signals

The initial investor euphoria about the new US administration’s economic policy plans seems to be fading, prompting some strategists to warn that the post-election “reflation trade” could unravel soon. However, the reflation theme clearly preceded the US election. As long as its global drivers remain intact, a lack of new US policy impulses will probably not suffice to reverse this trend.

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