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Jul 7, 2022 7:00:00 AM | LGT Navigator

LGT Navigator: Fed emphasizes its priority of fighting inflation

In its minutes of the last interest rate decision, the Federal Reserve noted that further strong interest rate steps are to be expected in view of the persistently high inflationary pressure. In Europe, stock markets recovered midweek from the recent setback to their lowest level since November 2020. However, uncertainty remains high, especially in Europe.  For example, according to Commission President von der Leyen, the EU must prepare for a complete loss of gas supplies from Russia. In these uncertain times, the Swiss franc is shining, currently marking record levels against the euro.

Jul 6, 2022 7:00:00 AM | LGT Navigator

LGT Navigator: Nervousness and volatility shape stock market sentiment

Nerves are wearing thin on the stock markets and fears of recession and inflation have a firm grip on investor sentiment. In Europe in particular, indications of an economic downturn are intensifying against the backdrop of an energy crisis resulting from the conflict with Russia. Volatility and nervousness are thus not only increasing on the stock markets but are also intensifying on the bond and foreign exchange markets.

Jul 5, 2022 7:00:00 AM | LGT Navigator

LGT Navigator: Economic worries keep stock markets in check

While the financial markets in the US did not trade because of the national holiday, Europe's stock exchanges started the new week with the handbrake on. Concerns about the future development of the economy and inflation, and in Europe in particular fears of an energy crisis, continue to weigh heavily on investor sentiment.

Jul 4, 2022 8:44:00 AM | LGT Company News

LGT presses ahead with commitment to sustainability and joins three global initiatives

LGT Private Banking recently signed the Finance for Biodiversity Pledge and the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) initiative and has become a member of the Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC). Further to its own sustainability initiatives encompassing investments, advisory services and operations, LGT aims to use these memberships to advance the topic of sustainability with competitors and international organizations.

Jul 4, 2022 7:00:00 AM | LGT Navigator

LGT Navigator: Subdued start to a challenging second half of the year

In view of today's national holiday in the US, momentum on the stock markets is likely to be limited at the start of the week. On Friday, the latest purchasing managers' surveys from the US, the eurozone and the UK had shown that the mood in industry is as bad as it has been for almost two years. At the same time, inflationary pressure in the euro area also continued to increase, putting further pressure on the ECB shortly before the expected turnaround in interest rates.

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