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Oct 18, 2019 7:00:00 AM | LGT Navigator

LGT Navigator: Brexit within reach

Following a successful outcome and agreement yesterday between the United Kingdom and the European Union, Boris Johnson's efforts to convince his Parliament of the new Brexit deal are beginning today.

Oct 17, 2019 7:00:00 AM | LGT Navigator

LGT Navigator: China fights liquidity squeeze

According to Chinese state media, China wants to relax business restrictions for foreign banks, brokers and investment companies. This was the result of a meeting of the government cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Li Keqiang. How this would be done and affect the economy remained open for the time being.

Oct 16, 2019 7:00:00 AM | LGT Navigator

LGT Navigator: Worries at the International Monetary Fund

In its latest economic report, the IMF has noticeably lowered the global growth outlook. Global economic momentum has slowed sharply and remains weak for the time being. In particular industrial activity has declined on a broad basis and is now at the same level as in the financial crisis. Rising trade tensions and geopolitical risks are increasing uncertainty about the future of global trade and international cooperation. In concrete terms, this is having a negative impact on companies' investment plans and the mood on the financial markets. The considerable easing of international monetary policy is currently cushioning the weakening of the economy. Without this accommodation, the situation in many countries would be even worse.

Oct 15, 2019 7:00:00 AM | LGT Navigator

LGT Navigator: Earnings season ahead

In the context of political uncertainties surrounding the US-Chinese trade dispute, investors' attention this week will be focused on the quarterly reports of major corporations. They will give investors a crucial overview of the health of the US as well as the global economy. Various indicators point to a slowdown in advance, such as those of the industrial sector, which are signaling a cooling in many countries. It remains to be seen whether this mood will materialize in the earnings reports.

Oct 14, 2019 7:00:00 AM | LGT Navigator

LGT Navigator: Shrinking trading volume in China

Chinese exports fell more sharply than expected in September. Imports also fell for the fifth month in a row, suggesting further economic weakness. For the Chinese government, this underlines the need for further impetus, despite recent gasps of relief regarding the ongoing Sino-American trade war.

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