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Dec 8, 2021 7:00:00 AM | LGT Navigator

LGT Navigator: Stock market recovery rally on thin ice

The recovery on stock markets continued, driven by an optimistic assessment of the economic impact caused by the Omicron virus variant. The resulting increase in investors' risk appetite led to a rally, particularly in the recently weaker technology stocks. In Asia, however, the momentum has already slowed down again, as the data situation regarding Omicron is still extremely thin and the mood on the stock markets could therefore quickly turn around again. Investors still need to keep an eye on the highly indebted Chinese real estate group Evergrande.

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

LGT Navigator: Monetary easing in China provides positive impetus for equity markets

Stock markets in Asia rose on Tuesday, after Wall Street had already recorded solid gains at the beginning of the week. On the one hand, fears regarding the coronavirus variant Omicron subsided somewhat and on the other hand, China's central bank provided positive stock market sentiment with an easing of its monetary policy to boost economic growth.

Dec 6, 2021 7:00:00 AM | LGT Navigator

LGT Navigator: Federal Reserve likely to maintain monetary policy course

In the US, the situation on the job market improved in November, although the high expectations were not met. In the European and US service sectors, sentiment has recently brightened, but now the virus variant Omicron is again fueling uncertainty. The Asian stock exchanges start the new trading week mixed. 

Dec 3, 2021 7:00:00 AM | LGT Navigator

LGT Navigator: Bargain hunters cause renewed recovery on the stock exchanges

On Wall Street, investors found attractive entry levels on Thursday and ensured a renewed recovery of the stock indices. At midweek, the infection with the new virus variant Omicron, which was also detected in the US for the first time, as well as inflation and interest rate fears had caused prices to fall. The US labor market report due this afternoon, which will be decisive, particularly for the Fed regarding the pace of the planned curbing of monetary policy, is likely to cause caution on the capital markets in the run-up. Moreover, it is still too early to assess the effect of the omicron variant.

Dec 2, 2021 7:00:00 AM | LGT Navigator

LGT Navigator: High degree of uncertainty stifles recovery attempt on equity markets

Indications of a possible faster tightening of US monetary policy and the new coronavirus variant Omicron continue to create a high degree of uncertainty on stock markets. Meanwhile, the Federal Reserve noted in its “Beige Book” that the US economy has recently grown at a moderate pace, with prices rising at the same time.

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