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Apr 28, 2017 8:25 AM | Daily Market News

LGT Navigator: No stimulus from Trump’s tax plans

Investors were more or less disappointed by the U.S. government’s announced tax reform plans and remained cautious. Particularly the unclear reciprocal financing of the tax cuts fueled widespread skepticism.

Apr 27, 2017 9:16 AM | Daily Market News

LGT Navigator: Outlines of Trump’s tax reform

U.S. Treasury Secretary Mnuchin outlined President Trump’s praised tax reform. The White House aims to significantly cut taxes and simplify income taxes for legal and natural person. However, the financing of the tax reform and the level of support in the parliament remains unclear.

Apr 26, 2017 1:54 PM | Global market outlook and strategy

LGT Investorama: Fiscal dreams versus debt nightmares

Many long-suffering patients live daily with the following roller coaster: They were first diagnosed with their serious condition years ago. After a swiftly implemented course of treatment that initially seemed to work wonders but then became less and less effective, it was complemented and quickly replaced by another treatment method. When this alternative cure then came up against its limits too, a new set of physicians started arguing once again for the original treatment that had long been written off…

Apr 26, 2017 8:45 AM | Daily Market News

LGT Navigator: Time to deliver for Trump

Capital markets and investors are eagerly awaiting Trump’s tax reform plans, which the U.S. President is scheduled to announce today. Trump wants to reduce corporate taxes from 35% to 15-20% and also relief private tax payers. Furthermore, the administration plans to significantly simplify tax laws. However, financing a massive tax cut will be challenging.

Apr 25, 2017 8:45 AM | Daily Market News

LGT Navigator: French first-round result launches stock rally

Results of the first round in the French presidential elections and particularly the promising chances of economic friendly candidate Emmanuel Macron launched a rally on European equity markets. The Euro Stoxx 50 rose temporarily as much as +4%, while the euro had to give up earlier solid gains.

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