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Oct 20, 2021 7:00:00 AM | LGT Navigator

LGT Navigator: Quarterly earnings provide positive impetus

Several stronger-than-expected company results, for example from the US pharmaceuticals group Johnson & Johnson, provided optimism on the New York Stock Exchange. A topic on the stock exchanges yesterday was also the launch of the first exchange-traded fund in the US, which tracks financial products on Bitcoin (ETF). The so-called “Beige Book”, the regular economic report of the US Federal Reserve, is now eagerly awaited this evening.

Oct 19, 2021 7:00:00 AM | LGT Navigator

LGT Navigator: Unsettling perspectives on economic dynamics and energy stability

Economic fears and concerns about energy supplies are causing uncertainty on the capital markets. Following disappointing economic data from China at the beginning of the week, new figures on industrial production in the US also pointed to a slowdown. At the same time, worries about energy stability are increasing with political power games between the EU and Russia on gas supplies. However, a stronger-than-expected slowdown in the global economy could prompt the major central banks to extend their expansionary course, which would support the stock markets and technology stocks.

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

LGT Navigator: Economic data from China dampens sentiment at the start of the week

Stronger than expected data on consumption from the US supported stock prices on Wall Street on Friday. At the start of the week, however, weaker than expected economic data from China depressed the mood on the Asian stock exchanges. The focus this week is likely to remain on the corporate reporting season.

Oct 15, 2021 7:00:00 AM | LGT Navigator

LGT Navigator: Major US banks convince with quarterly earnings

Strong quarterly earnings boosted the mood on Wall Street on Thursday. Investors focused in particular on the results of the major American banks. Meanwhile, US producer prices rose sharply again in September, and experts are revising growth expectations for the German economy downward.

Oct 14, 2021 7:00:00 AM | LGT Navigator

LGT Navigator: Inflation and foreseeable Fed braking maneuver keep stock markets in check

The renewed rise in the inflation rate in the US is putting the Federal Reserve under increasing pressure. Against this backdrop, the appetite for buying on the stock markets remains limited. Investors are hoping for positive impetus from the corporate reporting season in the US, which started yesterday. JPMorgan delivered a better than expected result with a strong jump in Q3 earnings. Banks remain in focus with balance sheet reports from Citigroup, Bank of America, Wells Fargo and US Bancorp.

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