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Apr 16, 2021 7:00:00 AM | LGT Navigator

LGT Navigator: China's economy starts the new year with a record growth

The Chinese economy has overcome the deep recession caused by the corona crisis last year. In the US, economic data also point to a recovery, boosting the stock rally. The good figures are the result of progress on vaccinations and the easing of protective measures.

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

LGT Navigator: Trading boom results in record profits for US banks

The big US banks report record results in the first quarter thanks to high trading activity. The crypto platform Coinbase makes the leap to Wall Street and Fed Chairman Jerome Powell once again confirms the monetary policy course of the Federal Reserve.

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

LGT Navigator: Major US banks are kicking off earnings season

US stock markets were not swayed on Tuesday: despite rising inflation and a setback in the vaccine of Johnson & Johnson, the S&P 500 climbed again to a record high. Several major American banks present their quarterly figures today, kicking off earnings season. 

Apr 13, 2021 7:00:00 AM | LGT Navigator

LGT Navigator: US government addresses bottlenecks in chip industry

The White House has addressed supply bottlenecks in the semiconductor industry and sees the shift of chip supply chains to the Far East as a threat to the US economy. It wants to counter this threat with government support. US President Joe Biden promised support for companies battered by the shortage of supplies.

Apr 12, 2021 7:00:00 AM | LGT Navigator

LGT Navigator: Fed Chairman Powell reaffirmes monetary policy

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell has reaffirmed the loose monetary policy and once again appeared relaxed with regard to the inflation trend. Concerns about an increase in inflation had initially caused a subdued mood on US stock markets at the end of the week. Finally, the indices closed at new record levels. This week, investors will focus on the first quarter earnings season.

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