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May 28, 2020 7:00:00 AM | LGT Navigator

LGT Navigator: European Commission wants to increase EU budget in the fight against the Corona crisis

After months of disagreement, the European Commission presented its proposal for the EU budget for the years 2021 to 2027. The new budget amounts to EUR 1.1 trn. It aims to mitigate the consequences of the corona crisis, but is also intended to provide impetus for climate protection and digitization and intends to advance the fiscal integration of the member states. The European Commission is also advocating a EUR 750 billion reconstruction fund.

May 27, 2020 7:00:00 AM | LGT Navigator

LGT Navigator: Fragile recovery

Although the global economic outlook has become much gloomier in recent weeks, discussions about the nature of the current market recovery are very much alive. With the easing mood surrounding the coronavirus measures, there is hope for a rapid recovery of the equity markets. Leading indices prove the optimists right: Both the European Euro Stoxx 50 Index and the US S&P 500 Index broke through the psychologically important 3000 point mark again yesterday.

May 26, 2020 7:00:00 AM | LGT Navigator

LGT Navigator: Easing of pandemic measures boosts stock markets

On Wall Street, life is returning to the trading floor after a two-month break. Global stock markets started the week with profits as the easing of corona measures, which numerous governments have passed, is providing confidence. Nevertheless, the consumer mood in Europe is expected to remain subdued for the time being.

May 25, 2020 7:00:00 AM | LGT Navigator

LGT Navigator: OECD warns of record high national debt due to corona pandemic

The Chinese government is defending itself against accusations from the US. The renewed tensions between the two economic powers are likely to weigh on stock markets. Meanwhile, a new dispute is looming in the EU over the financing of the economic consequences of the corona pandemic. Four smaller EU states are opposing the plans of Germany and France. The OECD warns of record high national debt.

May 22, 2020 7:00:00 AM | LGT Navigator

LGT Navigator: National People's Congress in Beijing overshadowed by tensions with the US

Continuing tensions between the US and China and a further increase in unemployment in the United States are causing nervousness on the stock markets. The National People's Congress in Beijing, which begins today, will be followed with great interest. Meanwhile, the latest minutes of the Federal Reserve's latest interest rate decision confirmed that the Fed expects considerable economic risks in the medium term due to the corona crisis. The latest economic data from the US confirm the negative impact of the pandemic on the economy.

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