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Jul 5, 2022 7:00:00 AM | LGT Navigator

LGT Navigator: Economic worries keep stock markets in check

While the financial markets in the US did not trade because of the national holiday, Europe's stock exchanges started the new week with the handbrake on. Concerns about the future development of the economy and inflation, and in Europe in particular fears of an energy crisis, continue to weigh heavily on investor sentiment.

Jul 4, 2022 8:44:00 AM | LGT Company News

LGT presses ahead with commitment to sustainability and joins three global initiatives

LGT Private Banking recently signed the Finance for Biodiversity Pledge and the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) initiative and has become a member of the Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC). Further to its own sustainability initiatives encompassing investments, advisory services and operations, LGT aims to use these memberships to advance the topic of sustainability with competitors and international organizations.

Jul 4, 2022 7:00:00 AM | LGT Navigator

LGT Navigator: Subdued start to a challenging second half of the year

In view of today's national holiday in the US, momentum on the stock markets is likely to be limited at the start of the week. On Friday, the latest purchasing managers' surveys from the US, the eurozone and the UK had shown that the mood in industry is as bad as it has been for almost two years. At the same time, inflationary pressure in the euro area also continued to increase, putting further pressure on the ECB shortly before the expected turnaround in interest rates.

Jul 1, 2022 7:00:00 AM | LGT Navigator

LGT Navigator: Sobering half-year results from Wall Street & Co.

Against the backdrop of fears of recession and inflation, the first-half results on the stock markets were weak. The balance sheet for the first half of the year is thus sobering, and not only on the New York Stock Exchange. Accordingly, the mood on the stock markets remains fragile and dominated by fears of recession and inflation against the backdrop of the monetary policy turnaround by the central banks. 

Jun 30, 2022 7:00:00 AM | LGT Navigator

LGT Navigator: Tightrope act for central banks and investors

At the stock exchanges, the outlook for rapidly rising interest rates by the central banks in the fight against high inflation and fears of a recession continued to dominate the mood on the capital markets in midweek. For the central banks, above all the Fed and the ECB, this is a major challenge and remains a balancing act. Fed Chairman Powell warned that entrenched or persistent inflation would be worse than an economic downturn. Meanwhile, the latest data point to persistent inflationary pressures, at least in the short term, weighing heavily on consumer confidence.

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