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LGT is the largest Private Banking and Asset Management group in the world to be owned by an entrepreneurial family. As the family office of the Princely House of Liechtenstein, we have years of experience in the management of sizeable sums of assets.

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Aug 29, 2016

LGT reports good half-year results despite difficult market environment

LGT’s good business performance continued in the first half of 2016 despite difficult market conditions with subdued client activity. Net asset inflows rose compared to the first six months of the previous year to CHF 4.4 billion, which corresponds to an annualized growth rate of 7%. Assets under management increased by 8% to CHF 143.4 billion. This includes CHF 8.0 billion in assets under management from the acquisition of the UK-based wealth management boutique LGT Vestra, which has since been completed. Revenues rose by 5% to CHF 576.3 million, and group profit totaled CHF 124.4 million (-5%).

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Aug 29, 2016

LGT Navigator: Yellen keeps the tension

.S. Federal Reserve Governor Janet Yellen kept her options for another interest rate hike this year open. Speaking at the central bankers’ summit at Jackson Hole, Wyoming, the Fed President said that arguments to raise rates have increased during the last few months, without clarifying the timing of a possible rate hike.

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Aug 26, 2016

LGT Navigator: Fed fuels rate hike speculation

Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City President Esther George thinks it is time for the Fed to move on interest rates, as the U.S. labor market is nearing full employment and inflation rising toward the central bank’s target.

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Aug 25, 2016

LGT Navigator: Markets’ attention centered on Jackson Hole

The main topic on financial markets remains the U.S. Federal Reserve’s interest rate policy in the run-up to Fed Governor Janet Yellen’s speech at the central banker symposium in Jackson Hole. A beneficiary of interest rate speculations is the U.S. dollar. Some market players are betting on the possibility that Yellen signals an early rate hike on Friday, following hawkish comments from other high-ranking Fed members.

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Aug 24, 2016

LGT Beacon: No US rate hike before the presidential election

Inflation remains subdued and the US presidential election in November could prove another blow to the postwar world order. The Federal Reserve is thus unlikely to raise rates before voting day. However, a Hillary Clinton win would signal continuity and raise the chance of a December rate hike – especially, if the economy and the stock market maintain their current upbeat tone.

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LGT’s aim is to create long-term added value for business and society and to help improve the quality of life of disadvantaged people.

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Our owners, the Princely Family of Liechtenstein, belong to one of Europe’s oldest noble houses. As a successful entrepreneurial family, it has a distinctly long-term perspective that is reflected pictorially in the Princely Collections.

"LGT Bank Switzerland stands for first-class Swiss private banking. For our clients, we represent a reliable partner over the course of generations."

Heinrich Henckel, CEO LGT Bank Switzerland