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Oct 21, 2021 3:35:00 PM | LGT Beacon

LGT Beacon: Higher but ultimately contained prices

Inflation rates will likely stay elevated in 2022 and above central bank targets due to unfolding supply impasses. While price pressures are still expected to weaken as the pandemic recedes, abating structural disinflationary forces will foster an environment of higher inflation uncertainty and skew price pressures to the upside relative to the past cycle.

Oct 21, 2021 7:00:00 AM | LGT Navigator

LGT Navigator: Fed: Supply chain problems weigh on economic momentum and increase price pressure in the US

The Federal Reserve estimates that economic growth in the US has weakened, due to supply chain disruptions, labor shortages and uncertainty surrounding the Delta variation of the corona virus. At the same time, however, price pressures have increased. Meanwhile, various data from the euro area also highlighted inflation concerns as well as risks from global supply chain issues and rising energy prices.

Oct 20, 2021 7:00:00 AM | LGT Navigator

LGT Navigator: Quarterly earnings provide positive impetus

Several stronger-than-expected company results, for example from the US pharmaceuticals group Johnson & Johnson, provided optimism on the New York Stock Exchange. A topic on the stock exchanges yesterday was also the launch of the first exchange-traded fund in the US, which tracks financial products on Bitcoin (ETF). The so-called “Beige Book”, the regular economic report of the US Federal Reserve, is now eagerly awaited this evening.

Oct 19, 2021 7:00:00 AM | LGT Navigator

LGT Navigator: Unsettling perspectives on economic dynamics and energy stability

Economic fears and concerns about energy supplies are causing uncertainty on the capital markets. Following disappointing economic data from China at the beginning of the week, new figures on industrial production in the US also pointed to a slowdown. At the same time, worries about energy stability are increasing with political power games between the EU and Russia on gas supplies. However, a stronger-than-expected slowdown in the global economy could prompt the major central banks to extend their expansionary course, which would support the stock markets and technology stocks.

Oct 18, 2021 7:00:00 AM | LGT Navigator

LGT Navigator: Economic data from China dampens sentiment at the start of the week

Stronger than expected data on consumption from the US supported stock prices on Wall Street on Friday. At the start of the week, however, weaker than expected economic data from China depressed the mood on the Asian stock exchanges. The focus this week is likely to remain on the corporate reporting season.

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