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Jul 8, 2020 6:00:00 AM | LGT Navigator

LGT Navigator: Weak economic data weigh on stock market sentiment

After a friendly start to the week, investors were again cautious on Tuesday. Worse than expected economic figures contributed to the change in sentiment. The EU Commission has lowered its economic outlook for the euro area. Gold ETFs, which have enjoyed great popularity during the crisis, are flying high in the current market environment.

Jul 7, 2020 7:00:00 AM | LGT Navigator

LGT Navigator: Confidence dominates global stock markets

At the beginning of the week optimism prevails on the stock markets. Good economic data provide support on financial markets. The US service sector is back on course for growth and the buying mood in Europe is slowly returning. Nevertheless, the catch-up potential of the global economies remains high after the standstill in spring.

Jul 6, 2020 7:00:00 AM | LGT Navigator

LGT Navigator: Economic prospects in Europe brighten

Due to a lack of impulses from the US stock markets, Europe's stock markets showed a slightly negative trend towards the end of last week, but mostly posted a positive weekly balance. Investors are still confused by the hope for an imminent economic recovery and the concern that the corona crisis could drag on much longer, especially given the current critical situation in the US. Supporting the pair on Friday was the better than expected results from the eurozone and Britain's Purchasing Managers' Survey for the Services Sector. 

Jul 6, 2020 7:00:00 AM | Asset Allocation LGT Private Banking

LGT Private Banking House View – July 2020

Despite signs of a sustained macroeconomic upturn, the recovery is likely to be slow. The central banks will most probably continue to support the markets with massive stimulus in the second half of the year. We maintain our neutral risk positioning, with a clear focus on selection in all asset classes.

Jul 3, 2020 7:00:00 AM | LGT Navigator

LGT Navigator: Situation on US job market eases noticeably (for the time being)

Following the rapid easing of corona restrictions, employment in the US has risen significantly for the second consecutive month. On stock markets, the job data was initially received with euphoria, but this did not last long. The current pandemic situation in the United States seems just too uncertain. In addition, profit-taking has also become commonplace, as Wall Street is not trading today due to tomorrow's national holiday.

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