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Feb 12, 2016 8:42 AM       Daily Market News   EN | DE

LGT Navigator: Another round in worldwide sell-off

The sell-off on global equity markets continued on a lack of positive impulses and disappointing earnings results (e.g. Société Générale). Investors fled to safe havens, such as gold (highest since May of last year), Japanese yen or Swiss franc. The euro climbed to a 4-month high versus the US dollar, while oil prices declined.

From: LGT Navigator Abo

Feb 11, 2016 8:46 AM       Daily Market News   EN | DE

LGT Navigator: Fed rate path increasingly depending on markets

Janet Yellen said the Federal Reserve still expects to raise interest rates gradually while making it clear that continued market turmoil and uncer-tainty over China?s economic prospects, which ?exacerbate concerns about the outlook for global growth?, could throw the Fed off course from planned interest rate increases.

From: LGT Navigator Abo

Feb 10, 2016 8:33 AM       Daily Market News   EN | DE

LGT Navigator: Investors escape to "safe havens"

While investors are seeking safe havens in US Treasuries, the Yen or Gold, equity markets continued their worldwide decline. European stocks fell for the seventh day in a row, the longest period since October 2014. In Tokyo, stocks continued their decline on the back of a stronger yen.

From: LGT Navigator Abo

Feb 4, 2016 8:54 AM       Daily Market News   EN | DE

LGT Navigator: Continued challenging market environment

Clouded sentiment on global equity markets continued at mid-week, while concerns about China?s economy, turbulences on oil markets and various corporate earnings results remained in the spotlight. On Tokyo?s stock exchange a stronger Yen burdened investor?s confidence, as the US dollar weakens on the back of speculation that the Fed will not be able to pursue its interest rate hike path as planned due to mounting global economic risks.

From: LGT Navigator Abo

Feb 3, 2016 8:47 AM       Weekly Market Comment  EN | DE

LGT Beacon: Japan's policy shift alone cannot brighten the global outlook

The Bank of Japan has reminded investors that a central bank can always surprise with preemptive action. Its decision to abandon hitherto reservations against negative interest rates will generally add support higher-yielding risk assets, without materially weakening the yen.

From: LGT Beacon Abo