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Oct 6, 2015 5:28 PM       Global market outlook and strategy  EN | DE

LGT Investorama: Buy protection while it's still cheap!

Many investors have a globally diversified portfolio made up of nominal government bonds and stocks. Inflation-linked bonds, however, are often not weighted very heavily in such portfolios, even though they present some advantages versus nominal bonds and are cheap when inflation is low.

From: LGT Investorama Abo

Oct 6, 2015 8:52 AM       Daily Market News   EN | DE

Equities rally across the board

Equity markets worldwide started the week with substantial gains. This after the weaker than expected US job data last Friday. Investors might bet that interest rates in the US will be low for longer. The expectations for a rate increase this month dropped to merely 10%. In the US the ISM?s non-manufacturing index declined to 56.9 in September down from 59 in the prior month, which was the highest reading in a decade. Analyst expected the index to come in at 57.5. Nevertheless a gauge above 50 denotes expansion.

From: LGT Navigator Abo

Oct 5, 2015 9:17 AM       Daily Market News   EN | DE

US employment report keeps Fed on hold

Following turbulences in recent weeks, insecurity among investors continued at the start of the fourth quarter. US monetary policy will remain crucial for financial market developments in the coming months and the US labor market will play a key role. Following a less than projected increase in non-farm payrolls of +142?000 in September (consensus +201?000), and weaker-than-anticipated job growth in the previous month (revised to +136?000 from +174?000), the majority of market participants sees the Fed?s patient stance as justified

From: LGT Navigator Abo

Oct 2, 2015 8:38 AM       Daily Market News   EN | DE

LGT Navigator: Mixed bag of economic data clouds sentiment

Some worse-than-expected economic data from the U.S. and Europe clouded investor sentiment on stock exchanges yesterday. According to the ISM, US manufacturing stagnated in September as a stronger dollar and faltering overseas markets led to the slowest pace of orders since November 2012.

From: LGT Navigator Abo

Sep 30, 2015 8:32 AM       Weekly Market Comment  EN | DE

LGT Beacon: The worst of the market turmoil may be over soon

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen made it clear last Thursday that she and her colleagues remain willing to raise policy rates this year. There is confusion about the US policy outlook, as the Fed seemed to be signaling the opposite just days earlier.

From: LGT Beacon Abo