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Mar 29, 2017 9:04 AM | Daily Market News

LGT Navigator: Official Brexit start

After having signed the Brexit trigger letter yesterday, UK’s Prime Minister Theresa May will today formally initiate a two-year round of talks to leave the European Union. The yet uncertain Brexit process should be accomplished within this time frame. As the Scottish Parliament voted in favor of a second independence referendum, the negotiations with Brussels are guaranteed to be eventful.

Mar 28, 2017 8:59 AM | Daily Market News

LGT Navigator: German spring fever

Surveys are showing splendid mood in German executive suites: The Munich based Ifo Institute’s business climate index climbed to 112.3 points in March, the strongest value since 2011. Although economists were expecting a stagnation of this most important German early indicator, the survey of around 7000 executives confirmed their positive market sentiment. “The upswing in the German economy is gaining impetus”, driven by a ”renewed upturn in demand”, confirms Ifo President Clemens Fuest.

Mar 22, 2017 8:19 AM | Weekly Market Comment

LGT Beacon: Globally consistent reflationary signals

The initial investor euphoria about the new US administration’s economic policy plans seems to be fading, prompting some strategists to warn that the post-election “reflation trade” could unravel soon. However, the reflation theme clearly preceded the US election. As long as its global drivers remain intact, a lack of new US policy impulses will probably not suffice to reverse this trend.

Mar 13, 2017 7:17 AM | Company news

LGT with record net asset inflows in 2016

LGT continued on its successful course in the 2016 financial year. Group profit for the full year rose 9% to CHF 230.0 million, despite a challenging market environment and further investments in business growth. Net asset inflows totaled CHF 11.7 billion, which corresponds to continued strong growth of 9%. The successful completion of the LGT Vestra acquisition contributed an additional CHF 8.0 billion in client assets. Assets under management increased 18% to CHF 152.1 billion.

Mar 8, 2017 8:56 AM | Weekly Market Comment

LGT Beacon: Global growth is synchronous again

The global macro trends are the most convergent and balanced they have been in years and keep steadily improving at the margin. Hence, Europe and the emerging markets are now more frequently and consistently outperforming. This fundamental backdrop helps investors to keep shrugging off technical warnings of big impending corrections, and should drive markets higher over time.

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