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Jun 22, 2021 7:00:00 AM | LGT Navigator

LGT Navigator: US Fed: Let’s talk about tapering

Yesterday saw a rebound in the US stock market after sensitive losses and profit-taking dominated last week with the tighter tone of the Federal Reserve. Investors now appear to have digested the change in policy and are turning their eyes to higher inflation and tighter monetary policy.

Jun 21, 2021 2:04:00 PM | LGT Motorsport News

Audi is back in the Formula E title fight

With a popular 1-2 victory on Saturday and valuable points on Sunday, Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler is back in the Formula E title fight in Puebla, Mexico. Before the races in New York, where Audi celebrated the teams’ title three years ago, René Rast and the squad are each in fourth place in the championship

Jun 21, 2021 7:00:00 AM | LGT Navigator

LGT Navigator: Stock market sentiment remains subdued

Stock markets are likely to continue their downward slide at the start of the week after the Federal Reserve adjusted its inflation and interest rate outlook at its meeting last Wednesday. Meanwhile, the ECB is extending exemptions for commercial banks to support them during the corona crisis.

Jun 18, 2021 7:00:00 AM | LGT Navigator

LGT Navigator: Markets digest central bank decisions

As expected, the Swiss National Bank and the Bank of Japan are sticking to their current course and are unlikely to have any leeway for monetary policy maneuvers for some time to come. The Federal Reserve, on the other hand, is now at least considering the question of when the time might have come to envisage a reduction in the massive stimulus measures. This is now likely to be priced into the financial markets, with the currently still expansive monetary policy of the major central banks giving a boost to technology stocks and the Nasdaq subsequently setting new records.

Jun 17, 2021 7:00:00 AM | LGT Navigator

LGT Navigator: Fed thinks a bit louder about interest rate turnaround

The Fed is continuing its expansionary monetary policy for the time being but is apparently thinking more strongly about a turnaround that is foreseeable in 2023. According to statements by Fed Chairman Powell, the corresponding debate on reducing the massive stimulus measures has begun. For the time being, however, the key interest rate in the US remains at a record low to lead the US economy out of the corona crisis in the long term. On Wall Street, the prospect of an interest rate turnaround by the Fed was naturally received rather negatively.

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