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Feb 28, 2020 7:00:00 AM | LGT Navigator

LGT Navigator: Stock markets reflect pandemic fear

The fear of a worldwide-uncontrolled spread of the coronavirus, or rather a pandemic, with correspondingly negative implications for the global economy, is increasing nervousness on the capital markets on a daily basis. In addition, bad news from the corporate world with negative effects of the corona virus on the balance sheets of blue chips such as Microsoft or Anheuser-Busch Inbev, for example, also created an accentuated risk-averse investor sentiment.

Feb 27, 2020 7:00:00 AM | LGT Navigator

LGT Navigator: Coronavirus brings back volatility

In view of the spread of the novel coronavirus in Europe and in other regions not yet affected, such as South America, stock market sentiment remains extremely fragile and volatile. European stock indices experienced a veritable rollercoaster ride yesterday. The German stock barometer, the Dax, fell by a further -3.3% in the morning hours, but then recovered during the course of the day, along with the other European indices, and closed in the green zone. On Wall Street, too, the indices began to recover after the sharp slide at the beginning of the week, but then lost gains again. In Asia, the majority of investors continue to be risk-averse.

Feb 26, 2020 8:00:00 AM | Asset Allocation LGT Private Banking

LGT Asset Allocation – March 2020

Due to the increased uncertainty caused by the spread of coronavirus, we are raising the flexibility of the portfolio and are increasing liquidity. After an excellent performance, we tactically reduce our overweight in gold and temporarily take profits. In a mixed mandate, the focus is on selection and the fact that hardly any risks should be taken outside the equity allocation.

Feb 26, 2020 7:00:00 AM | LGT Navigator

LGT Navigator: Continued risk adjustment on equity markets

Negative sentiment on the stock markets continues, and the reassessment of risks in relation to the coronavirus pandemic is putting continued pressure on share prices worldwide. In Asia, most indices today suffered further losses in the wake of another sell-off on Wall Street, while coronavirus infections are spreading further.

Feb 25, 2020 7:00:00 AM | LGT Navigator

LGT Navigator: Coronavirus strikes global stock markets a blow

On Europe's stock markets, and subsequently also on Wall Street, prices slumped at the beginning of the week due to fears of a further spread of the coronavirus epidemic. With a loss of at times more than -6%, the Milan stock exchange was the biggest loser among the major European trading places. In crisis mode, investors increasingly sought out investments that are considered “safe havens”, such as gold.

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