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Aug 5, 2022 7:00:00 AM | LGT Navigator

LGT Navigator: How solid is the US labor market?

The monthly employment report from Washington is the focus of attention on financial markets today. On the one hand, it will show whether the recent economic slowdown, or de facto a recession, and the slump in consumer sentiment already had an impact on employment trends and, on the other hand, whether this will have an impact on the monetary policy stance of the Federal Reserve.

Aug 4, 2022 7:00:00 AM | LGT Navigator

LGT Navigator: Positive US economic data drive recovery rally – Bank of England in focus

Predominantly positively received quarterly reports of numerous companies and better than expected US economic data caused a recovery rally on Wall Street after the recent setback. In addition to further corporate results out of Europe, the focus today is also on the monetary policy decision of the Bank of England, which will probably intensify the fight against inflation with a further interest rate hike.

Aug 3, 2022 7:00:00 AM | LGT Navigator

LGT Navigator: Geopolitical tensions weigh

Tense relations between the US and China against the backdrop of US House of Representatives Speaker Pelosi's visit to Taiwan are currently weighing on sentiment in the capital markets. In addition, various top representatives of the Federal Reserve indicated that the fight against high inflation is far from over. The yield of ten-year US government bonds subsequently rose sharply to 2.75%.

Aug 2, 2022 7:00:00 AM | LGT Navigator

LGT Navigator: Leading indicators reinforce fears of recession

The latest purchasing managers' survey results in the US, the eurozone or the UK reinforce the impression that the economic trend has slowed further, and the risk of a recession has increased. On Wall Street, the indices posted moderate losses at the beginning of the week, while the price of gold climbed to its highest level in about a month.

Jul 29, 2022 7:00:00 AM | LGT Navigator

LGT Navigator: Stock markets defy recession fears – earning reports provide tailwinds

Financial markets seem to have digested the Fed's latest interest rate move well, and on Wall Street, several weighty corporate results, for example Apple or Amazon, provided a tailwind. Stock markets also received support from the bond markets, where capital market interest rates declined following the weak US economic data. The yield on ten-year US government bonds fell in the meantime to its lowest level in more than three months.

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