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With locations in Vienna and Salzburg, LGT Bank Österreich is part of the largest Private Banking and Asset Management group in the world that is wholly owned by an entrepreneurial family. As the family office of the Princely House of Liechtenstein, LGT has years of experience in the management of sizeable sums of assets.

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Jul 18, 2018

LGT Navigator: Fed on course, despite trade war risks

US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's statements in his semiannual monetary policy report to the US Senate's Banking Committee pointed to an unchanged Fed course of further gradual interest rate hikes. Despite the risks of the trade conflict, Powell continues to see the US economy on the upswing. With the right monetary policy, the labor market will remain strong in the coming years and inflation will remain close to two percent, Powell said.

The ECB's cautious bias toward an interest rate turnaround, despite the announcement to end its billion-dollar bond purchase program probably at the end of this year, weakened the euro significantly. The ECB maintained its key interest rate at a record low and remained extremely cautious in its communication. At the same time, the Bank of Japan also left its key interest rates unchanged and even lowered its inflation expectations.

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Jul 17, 2018

LGT Beacon: The "trade war" favors a counter-cyclical trading approach

The escalating trade disputes could – eventually – result in more open global markets, at least among strategically allied nations with similar interests. In the meantime, however, the U.S. approach to strong-arm its trade partners into making big concessions is likely to keep disrupting markets. We thus remain inclined to trim equities during rallies.

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Jul 17, 2018

LGT Navigator: Investors remain cautious before Powell speech

Before the eagerly awaited congressional hearing of Fed President Jerome Powell, stock market trading is likely to be restraint. Asian indices were mixed today after  disappointing Netflix subscriber numbers dampened Wall Street's enthusiasm for the reporting season. In Tokyo, the Nikkei 225 gained after a holiday on Monday and thanks to a weaker yen.

The ECB's cautious bias toward an interest rate turnaround, despite the announcement to end its billion-dollar bond purchase program probably at the end of this year, weakened the euro significantly. The ECB maintained its key interest rate at a record low and remained extremely cautious in its communication. At the same time, the Bank of Japan also left its key interest rates unchanged and even lowered its inflation expectations.

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Jul 16, 2018

LGT Navigator: Kickoff to corporate earnings season

Hopes for strong company reports gave the stock markets in Europe and the USA a slight boost on Friday. The first results of the corporate earnings season came in better than expected.

 

The ECB's cautious bias toward an interest rate turnaround, despite the announcement to end its billion-dollar bond purchase program probably at the end of this year, weakened the euro significantly. The ECB maintained its key interest rate at a record low and remained extremely cautious in its communication. At the same time, the Bank of Japan also left its key interest rates unchanged and even lowered its inflation expectations.

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Jul 13, 2018

LGT Navigator: US inflation reaches highest level in more than six years

In June, inflation in the USA rose to its highest level since February 2012. The annual inflation rate climbed from +2.8% to +2.9% and the core inflation rate also climbed from +2.2% to +2.3%.

 

The ECB's cautious bias toward an interest rate turnaround, despite the announcement to end its billion-dollar bond purchase program probably at the end of this year, weakened the euro significantly. The ECB maintained its key interest rate at a record low and remained extremely cautious in its communication. At the same time, the Bank of Japan also left its key interest rates unchanged and even lowered its inflation expectations.

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Our commitment to society

LGT’s aim is to create long-term added value for business and society and to help improve the quality of life of disadvantaged people.

Princely values

Our owners, the Princely Family of Liechtenstein, belong to one of Europe’s oldest noble houses. As a successful entrepreneurial family, it has a distinctly long-term perspective that is reflected pictorially in the Princely Collections.

Meinhard Platzer and Dietmar Baumgartner, Co-CEOs LGT Bank Österreich

"We draw up tailored solutions for our clients and implement these using our extensive investment expertise."

Meinhard Platzer and Dietmar Baumgartner, Co-CEOs LGT Bank Österreich

Events

LGT’s financial results for the first half of 2018 will be released on August 28, 2018.

The financial results 2018 will be presented in Zurich on March 11, 2019.