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Jun 17, 2019 7:00:00 AM | LGT Navigator

LGT Navigator: US Fed decision and geopolitical risks in focus

As investors focus their attention on the Fed's interest rate decision on Wednesday, capital markets will continue to face the looming escalation of the trade conflict and geopolitical tensions in the Gulf region.

Jun 14, 2019 7:00:00 AM | LGT Navigator

LGT Navigator: Geopolitical tensions weigh on stock markets

The international trade dispute continues to dominate stock markets and recent statements by US President Donald Trump do not point to an early resolution of the conflict. At the same time, oil prices are in the focus on the back of the latest tensions in the Gulf region.

Jun 13, 2019 10:08:00 AM | LGT Beacon

LGT Beacon: Tactical asset allocation for Q3/2019

Early last month, just when a Sino-American trade agreement seemed within reach, Washington abruptly escalated its confrontation with China, prompting the US and other central banks to signal an increased willingness to ease policy if needed. We opt to maintain a small equity overweight, while trimming emerging market positions in favor of US assets.

Jun 13, 2019 7:00:00 AM | LGT Navigator

LGT Navigator: The focus of attention turns towards central banks

While investors are taking the opportunity to take profits after the recent rally on the stock markets, the focus is now on the upcoming central bank decisions – today by the Swiss National Bank (SNB).

Jun 12, 2019 7:00:00 AM | LGT Navigator

LGT Navigator: Uncertainties take momentum out of the stock markets

The positive sentiment on the stock markets at the beginning of the week already seems to be gone. Most recently, China's economic stimulus measures, expectations of the Fed to lower interest rates soon, and the rapprochement in the trade conflict between the US and China as well as with Mexico had boosted stock prices.

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