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May 12, 2021 7:00:00 AM | LGT Navigator

LGT Navigator: Inflation and interest rate fears have taken root in investors' minds

Increased inflation signals, such as the rise in commodity prices or inflation expectations in the US to the highest level since 2006 or the strongest price increase at the producer level in China since 2017, are feeding inflation fears as well as expectations of an earlier than previously anticipated turnaround in interest rates by the major central banks. Led by a continued global sell-off in technology stocks, equity markets across the board had to absorb sometimes heavy losses. The focus is now shifting to the consumer price data from the US, which will be published today.

May 11, 2021 7:00:00 AM | LGT Navigator

LGT Navigator: Inflation worries put the brakes on Wall Street's record chase once again

Supply bottlenecks, rising commodity prices and the cyber-attack on an important oil pipeline in the US are fueling inflation concerns and expectations of rising interest rates in the near future. Once again, this is being felt foremost by technology stocks, which are once again putting the brakes on the record rally on the New York Stock Exchange.

May 10, 2021 10:18:00 AM | LGT Motorsport News

Spectacular Formula E highlight in Monaco

Spectacular Formula E premiere in Monaco: For the first time in its history, the electric racing series used the full version of the world’s most famous street circuit. The fans witnessed a breathtaking race with numerous overtaking maneuvers and lead changes that are rarely seen in Monaco.

May 10, 2021 7:00:00 AM | LGT Navigator

LGT Navigator: Weak US labor market report disappoints, but defuses interest rate worries

The US jobs statistics published on Friday disappointed high expectations, but at the same time defused the fears of many stock market players about rising interest rates. While reactions on the stock markets were limited, the US dollar came under pressure across the board. At least the weak labor market report is likely to have contributed to a certain calming of interest rate worries, which have been growing in strength recently.

May 7, 2021 7:00:00 AM | LGT Navigator

LGT Navigator: US jobs report in focus and warning words of the Fed

In the run-up to today's US labor market data, the indices on Wall Street showed solid gains. The Dow even reached a new record high. Meanwhile, the Federal Reserve warned in a report on financial stability of increasing risk appetite in a variety of investment markets. As expected, the Bank of England kept interest rates unchanged at a low level, but nevertheless initiated a minimal braking maneuver.

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