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Jan 27, 2021 7:00:00 AM | LGT Navigator

LGT Navigator: US Federal Reserve monetary policy decision in the spotlight

In addition to a number of important corporate results, the decision of the US Federal Reserve on monetary policy and the assessment of Fed Chairman Powell are eagerly awaited today. In view of the unpredictable course of the pandemic and the resulting uncertain economic outlook, the Fed is likely to reaffirm its longer-term loose monetary policy. In addition to the Fed and the ongoing earnings season, the corona pandemic remains the dominant theme in the capital markets. According to data from Johns Hopkins University, the number of Covid-19 infections worldwide now exceeded 100 million.

Jan 27, 2021 7:00:00 AM | LGT Private Banking Europe House View

LGT Private Banking Europe House View – February 2021

US President Biden has started his term in office with a lot of drive. The expectations he faces are enormous, as are the challenges that lie ahead. Thus, the corona pandemic will be the first crucial test for the new administration. We maintain our positive economic outlook for 2021 and expect a strong recovery in corporate earnings. However, the extreme positioning makes equity markets vulnerable to setbacks. The road to further gains is therefore likely to be rockier.

Jan 26, 2021 7:09:42 AM | LGT Company News

Roland Matt to become CEO of LGT Bank Ltd. and member of the Senior Management Board of LGT Private Banking

LGT has appointed Roland Matt as CEO of LGT Bank Ltd. and member of the Board of LGT Private Banking effective 1 January 2022. He will succeed Roland Schubert, who has been appointed as a new member of the Board of Directors of LGT Bank Ltd. effective from the beginning of 2022, in these roles.

Jan 26, 2021 7:00:00 AM | LGT Navigator

LGT Navigator: Vaccine supply bottlenecks dampen economic prospects

After an initially friendly start to the week, a worse-than-expected Ifo survey and concerns that delays in the supply of Covid-19 vaccines could weaken the fight against the pandemic and thus also the hoped-for economic recovery led to lower stock market sentiment. The prospect of another US stimulus package and continued support from the Federal Reserve continue to have a positive impact. In addition to the Fed's interest rate decision, other high-profile corporate results, such as from Microsoft or Apple, are due in the next few days.

Jan 25, 2021 7:00:00 AM | LGT Navigator

LGT Navigator: Hopes of further expansion of fiscal and monetary policy support market sentiment

At the start of the week, investor sentiment on the Asian stock markets appears cautiously optimistic, supported by expectations of further fiscal policy stimulus from the new US administration and a continued supportive central bank policy. In this regard, the Fed's interest rate decision in midweek is eagerly awaited. On Wall Street, the end of the week was marred by price losses in tech giants, and in Europe, the latest purchasing managers survey values and the corona situation caused lower valuations.

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