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Jun 2, 2020 7:00:00 AM | LGT Navigator

LGT Navigator: Do American riots spread to the trading floor?

In addition to the corona crisis and the ongoing disgruntlement between the US and China – according to a report by the Bloomberg news agency, China is said to have ordered state-owned agricultural corporations to stop purchasing various American agricultural goods – the spreading unrest in many American cities also has the potential to cause turbulences on the stock markets.

May 29, 2020 7:00:00 AM | LGT Navigator

LGT Navigator: US economy contracts more than expected

The US economy contracted more strongly than expected in the first quarter. Europe's stock markets are continuing their upward trend for the time being, with the SMI exceeding 9900 points for the first time since the end of April. Swiss tourism is facing a miserable summer.

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

LGT Navigator: European Commission wants to increase EU budget in the fight against the Corona crisis

After months of disagreement, the European Commission presented its proposal for the EU budget for the years 2021 to 2027. The new budget amounts to EUR 1.1 trn. It aims to mitigate the consequences of the corona crisis, but is also intended to provide impetus for climate protection and digitization and intends to advance the fiscal integration of the member states. The European Commission is also advocating a EUR 750 billion reconstruction fund.

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

LGT Navigator: Fragile recovery

Although the global economic outlook has become much gloomier in recent weeks, discussions about the nature of the current market recovery are very much alive. With the easing mood surrounding the coronavirus measures, there is hope for a rapid recovery of the equity markets. Leading indices prove the optimists right: Both the European Euro Stoxx 50 Index and the US S&P 500 Index broke through the psychologically important 3000 point mark again yesterday.

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

LGT Navigator: Easing of pandemic measures boosts stock markets

On Wall Street, life is returning to the trading floor after a two-month break. Global stock markets started the week with profits as the easing of corona measures, which numerous governments have passed, is providing confidence. Nevertheless, the consumer mood in Europe is expected to remain subdued for the time being.

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