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May 29, 2020 7:00:00 AM | LGT Navigator

LGT Navigator: US economy contracts more than expected

The US economy contracted more strongly than expected in the first quarter. Europe's stock markets are continuing their upward trend for the time being, with the SMI exceeding 9900 points for the first time since the end of April. Swiss tourism is facing a miserable summer.

May 28, 2020 10:00:00 AM | LGT Beacon

LGT Beacon: The risks have titled to the upside

Authorities around the world have started to reopen their economies and borders. Risk markets, after consolidating the strongest rebound in recorded history for about a month, have begun to perk up again recently. While uncertainties about the outlook remain, investors should also not ignore the chances that a new major bull market may be in the making.

May 28, 2020 7:00:00 AM | LGT Navigator

LGT Navigator: European Commission wants to increase EU budget in the fight against the Corona crisis

After months of disagreement, the European Commission presented its proposal for the EU budget for the years 2021 to 2027. The new budget amounts to EUR 1.1 trn. It aims to mitigate the consequences of the corona crisis, but is also intended to provide impetus for climate protection and digitization and intends to advance the fiscal integration of the member states. The European Commission is also advocating a EUR 750 billion reconstruction fund.

May 27, 2020 7:00:00 AM | LGT Navigator

LGT Navigator: Fragile recovery

Although the global economic outlook has become much gloomier in recent weeks, discussions about the nature of the current market recovery are very much alive. With the easing mood surrounding the coronavirus measures, there is hope for a rapid recovery of the equity markets. Leading indices prove the optimists right: Both the European Euro Stoxx 50 Index and the US S&P 500 Index broke through the psychologically important 3000 point mark again yesterday.

May 27, 2020 7:00:00 AM | Asset Allocation LGT Private Banking

LGT Asset Allocation – June 2020

In the current market environment, the monetary and fiscal stimulus is in the focus of attention rather than the weak economic data. In terms of company figures, the current year is already being written off and hopes are pinned on 2021. Gold and cash remain an overweight at the expense of fixed income.

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