Top News | Oct 30, 2014

FOMC ends QE3 and sees economy on solid path

The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) will end its quantitative easing (QE3) this month, as planned, despite the risk of weaker global economic growth and recent turmoil in global financial markets. The Fed sees the U.S. economy on track thanks to “solid” employment gains. Nevertheless, the central bank  maintained its commitment to keep interest rates low for a “considerable time.”

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Asset Allocation Strategy - Q4/2014

A constructive global economic outlook

Overall the tactical asset allocation remains consistent with a constructive global economic outlook, including an improved assessment of the emerging economies. Beyond that, LGT trimmed our exposure to stock markets in Europe and the US, mostly in favor of Asian equities and Emerging Markets bonds.