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May 14, 2021 7:00:00 AM | LGT Navigator

LGT Navigator: Recovery on Wall Street despite worrying inflation signals

Although the latest data from the US did little to calm investors' inflation fears, the indices on the New York Stock Exchange managed to stage a recovery. However, in view of the highest inflation rate in the US for more than twelve years and the surprisingly strong rise in American producer prices, it is questionable how sustainable this will be. However, as long as the central banks regard the surge in inflation as only a temporary phenomenon, the danger of interest rates rising soon does not yet seem acute. However, investor skepticism is likely to continue to weigh on the stock markets in the near future.

May 12, 2021 7:00:00 AM | LGT Navigator

LGT Navigator: Inflation and interest rate fears have taken root in investors' minds

Increased inflation signals, such as the rise in commodity prices or inflation expectations in the US to the highest level since 2006 or the strongest price increase at the producer level in China since 2017, are feeding inflation fears as well as expectations of an earlier than previously anticipated turnaround in interest rates by the major central banks. Led by a continued global sell-off in technology stocks, equity markets across the board had to absorb sometimes heavy losses. The focus is now shifting to the consumer price data from the US, which will be published today.

May 11, 2021 7:00:00 AM | LGT Navigator

LGT Navigator: Inflation worries put the brakes on Wall Street's record chase once again

Supply bottlenecks, rising commodity prices and the cyber-attack on an important oil pipeline in the US are fueling inflation concerns and expectations of rising interest rates in the near future. Once again, this is being felt foremost by technology stocks, which are once again putting the brakes on the record rally on the New York Stock Exchange.

May 10, 2021 10:18:00 AM | LGT Motorsport News

Spectacular Formula E highlight in Monaco

Spectacular Formula E premiere in Monaco: For the first time in its history, the electric racing series used the full version of the world’s most famous street circuit. The fans witnessed a breathtaking race with numerous overtaking maneuvers and lead changes that are rarely seen in Monaco.

May 10, 2021 7:00:00 AM | LGT Navigator

LGT Navigator: Weak US labor market report disappoints, but defuses interest rate worries

The US jobs statistics published on Friday disappointed high expectations, but at the same time defused the fears of many stock market players about rising interest rates. While reactions on the stock markets were limited, the US dollar came under pressure across the board. At least the weak labor market report is likely to have contributed to a certain calming of interest rate worries, which have been growing in strength recently.

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