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Oct 1, 2020 11:06:35 AM | LGT Company News

LGT completes LGT Vestra acquisition

LGT today announced it has completed the final stage of the acquisition of LGT Vestra LLP by buying the remaining equity held by the executive partners in the firm.

Oct 1, 2020 7:00:00 AM | LGT Navigator

LGT Navigator: Economic data and possible convergence on Capitol Hill drive Wall Street

Better-than-expected US labor market data from ADP and a new compromise proposal for a US corona aid package created a somewhat friendlier tone on Wall Street, after prices on European stock markets came under pressure following the first direct exchange of blows between US President Trump and his challenger Biden. On the financial markets, Trump's recent statement that he might not accept a defeat made investors nervous. The focus is now on the official labor market report due on Friday.

Sep 30, 2020 7:00:00 AM | LGT Private Banking Europe House View

LGT Private Banking Europe House View – October 2020

A deadlock is looming on the US elections, this could cause nervousness on financial markets in the coming weeks. We are sticking to our constructive attitude towards financial markets in the medium to long term, as the dual stimulus continues to work and hopes for a possible Covid-19-vaccine are also strongly supportive. In the short-term, we remain on the sidelines at an asset allocation level and leave the equity exposure at neutral. From a cross asset point of view, we continue to have a preference for equities over bonds. The setback in gold can and should be used to build up positions.

Sep 30, 2020 7:00:00 AM | LGT Navigator

LGT Navigator: Trump and Biden fight an unpresidential duel

The first television duel in the current presidential election campaign in Cleveland turned into a farce. At least if one had hoped for a presidential and serious debate with content statements on the most burning political and social issues. An initial reaction on the Asian stock markets showed no clear trend and showed that even investors could not identify a clear favorite after the TV duel. New economic data moved into the background. Nevertheless, the mood of American consumers has brightened considerably again.

Sep 29, 2020 7:00:00 AM | LGT Navigator

LGT Navigator: Highly anticipated first TV duel between Trump and Biden

US equity markets deliverd a successful start into the new week. Despite continuing uncertainties regarding the further course of the pandemic and growing concerns about smooth US presidential elections, the Wall Street indices rose for the third day in a row. Share prices were also supported by a number of corporate takeovers. The focus today is on the direct exchange of blows between Trump and Biden in the first TV duel.

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