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Apr 23, 2021 7:00:00 AM | LGT Navigator

LGT Navigator: US gets serious about climate turnaround and tax hikes under Biden

At the virtual climate summit, the countries involved, and in particular US President Biden, at least expressed their willingness to step up measures to curb global warming. In stark contrast to the previous administration under Trump, the United States in particular are now calling on the world to act more decisively and more quickly on climate protection. At the same time, Biden also wants to get serious about financing the immense fiscal expenditures and is holding out the prospect of tax increases. Meanwhile, the ECB confirmed its course, as expected, and central bank chief Lagarde gave no indication that monetary policy would be adjusted in the foreseeable future.

Apr 22, 2021 7:00:00 AM | LGT Navigator

LGT Navigator: Equity markets already resume rally – ECB in focus

After two weaker days driven by profit-taking, prices on the stock exchanges stabilized in midweek and already seem to be picking up where the previous rally left off. Companies that will benefit from an economic revival were particularly sought after. The focus is on the round of corporate results and today's interest rate decision by the European Central Bank, particularly on the following assessment of ECB head Lagarde.

Apr 21, 2021 7:00:00 AM | LGT Navigator

LGT Navigator: Vertigo?

With stock markets recently soaring to lofty heights, investors appear to be increasingly concerned about equity valuations, which reinforced profit-taking on international stock exchanges yesterday. Market participants are also taking cover in view of the upcoming round of corporate news and the ECB's upcoming interest rate decision. However, the downward pressure is likely to be limited, as the fundamental monetary and fiscal policy stance and the outlook for a further recovery of the global economy should provide support.

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

LGT Navigator: Consolidation follows record chase

After the recent record highs, many investors seem to want to get their sheep in the dry for the time being. In addition to the ECB's monetary policy decision on Thursday, this week's focus is on the corporate reporting season, which is now gaining momentum. Furthermore, the mood on the capital markets will also be shaped by the further development of the corona pandemic, respectively the on the one hand tightened and on the other hand loosened economic restrictions.

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

LGT Navigator: Economic optimism ensures friendly stock market environment

On Wall Street, the stock rally continued unabated at the end of last week. The rally was buoyed by further encouraging US economic data, strong corporate figures, and the progress of the Covid-19 vaccination campaign. In Asia, the stock exchanges today mostly follow the positive guidance from overseas and Europe's stock markets can expect a friendly start to the week.

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