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Oliver's Insights and Financial, Lifestyle & Market Updates

Read about what is happening in the financial markets and economic world with Oliver's Insights and weekly market updates from Dr. Shane Oliver & many experienced members of the AMP Capital Investors team. There's more from AMP and the Financial Planning Association's Money & Life where they explore issues regarding Debt & Credit, Family and Life Events, Financial Advice, Work & Retirement, Community and Lifestyle and much more.
2021-22 saw poor investment returns – the bad news and the good | AMP Capital
2021-22 saw poor investment returns – the bad news and the good Key points 2021-22 was a rough year for investors as high inflation, rising interest rates and recession fears...
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Market Update 1 July 2022 | AMP Capital
Market Update 1 July 2022   Investment markets & key developments Recession fears dominated over the last week pushing US, European and Japanese shares down, although Chinese shares (having already...
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Econosights: How are consumers responding to higher interest rates? | AMP Capital
Econosights: How are consumers responding to higher interest rates? Key points Consumers are responding to higher interest rates: housing market indicators are slowing (home price declines have accelerated and auction...
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Market Update 24 June 2022 | AMP Capital
Market Update 24 June 2022 Investment markets & key developments Share markets managed to stabilise and, in most major markets, bounce from oversold levels over the last week as there...
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Econosights: Global growth fears – are we heading into a recession? | AMP Capital
Econosights: Global growth fears – are we heading into a recession? Key points Global growth is slowing as fiscal and monetary policy are tightening. High inflation means that interest rates...
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Market Update 17 June 2022 | AMP Capital
Market Update 17 June 2022 Investment markets & key developments Share markets tumbled again over the last week as markets moved to anticipate even more aggressive rate hikes from central...
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Market Update 10 June 2022 | AMP Capital
Market Update 10 June 2022 Investment markets and key developments over the past week Sharemarkets came under renewed downward pressure this week (after a few weeks of rallying). Themes of...
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Econosights: Implications from Australia’s energy “crisis” | AMP Capital
Econosights: Implications from Australia’s energy “crisis” Key points Australian electricity and gas price increases will impact most consumers from 1 July 2022. We expect the increase in energy prices to...
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Econosights: China – lockdowns, policy stimulus and regulatory burdens | AMP Capital
Econosights: China – lockdowns, policy stimulus and regulatory burdens Key points There are reasons to be optimistic on China: lockdowns are easing which will help to abate supply-chain related inflation,...
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Market Update 03 June 2022 | AMP Capital
Market Update 03 June 2022 Investment markets & key developments Share markets mostly rose again in the past week as the rebound from oversold levels continued partly on hopes that...
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National property prices fall for the first time since the pandemic – expect a 10-15% top to bottom fall | AMP Capital
National property prices fall for the first time since the pandemic – expect a 10-15% top to bottom fall Key points Australian home prices fell 0.1% in May, their first...
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Market Update 27 May 2022 | AMP Capital
Market Update 27 May 2022 Investment markets & key developments Share markets saw a bit of relief in the past week - bouncing of oversold lows helped by less hawkish...
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Australia’s new Government – what does it mean for investors? | AMP Capital
Australia’s new Government – what does it mean for investors? Key points The absence of significant macro policy differences between the new Labor Government and the Coalition suggests minimal impact...
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Market Update 20 May 2022 | AMP Capital
Market Update 20 May 2022 Investment markets & key developments It was another volatile weak in share markets with worries that rate hikes, cost pressures and Chinese supply disruptions would...
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The falls in share markets this year – the bad news and the good | AMP Capital
The falls in share markets this year – the bad news and the good Key points Share markets remain under pressure from high inflation, rising interest rates and bond yields,...
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Econosights: The outlook for Australian wages | AMP Capital
Econosights: The outlook for Australian wages Key points Australian wages growth has been constrained because the supply of labour has increased since the beginning of the pandemic with the labour...
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Market Update 13 May 2022 | AMP Capital
Market Update 13 May 2022 Share markets fell again over the last week with ongoing worries about monetary tightening to combat high inflation driving a possible recession. The plunge in...
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Another five great charts on investing that are very useful in times of uncertainty like the present | AMP Capital
Another five great charts on investing that are very useful in times of uncertainty like the present   Key points Successful investing can be really difficult in times of uncertainty...
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Is my employer paying me the right super?
Is my employer paying me the right super? Billions of dollars in super contributions go unpaid every year. Here’s how you can find out if you’re getting paid what you’re...
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Investment markets and key developments over the past week | AMP Capital
Investment markets and key developments over the past week It was a turbulent week for markets after the US Federal Reserve raised interest rates by 0.5% at its May board...
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The RBA starts raising rates – how far and how fast? And what does it mean for investors? | AMP Capital
The RBA starts raising rates – how far and how fast? And what does it mean for investors? Key points The RBA has hiked the cash rate by 0.25% taking...
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How to diversify your investments | Q&AMP
Successful investing is about strategy, knowledge, goal-setting and steady progress. By creating a diversified investment portfolio, you can reduce your risk and take advantage of opportunities across different sectors. Join...
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Jobs and inflation to trigger higher rates? | AMP Capital
Jobs and inflation to trigger higher rates?   The labour market is strong, with higher employment levels than pre-COVID, a record participation rate and a low unemployment rate of four...
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The 2022 Australian Federal election and investors | AMP Capital
The 2022 Australian Federal election and investors Key points Australian election campaigns tend to result in a period of uncertainty which have seen weak gains on average for shares followed...
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Market Update 22 April 2022 | AMP Capital
Market Update 22 April 2022 Investment markets and key developments over the past week Share markets were mixed over the last week with solid gains initially, helped by strong US...
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The 2020-21 Australian Budget – spend, spend, spend as the focus remains on recovery and jobs, jobs, jobs

Australia’s Achilles’ heel – high household debt and rising interest rates …it’s not as bad as it looks, but it’s still an issue

The plunge in shares & flow on to super – key things for investors to keep in mind during times of market turmoil

The falls in share markets this year

The falls in share markets this year -The bad news and some good

– What impact will higher interest rates have? How far will prices fall?

The US Federal Reserve starts raising interest rates

Another energy shock and the threat from higher petrol prices

Five big picture implications of the war in Ukraine of relevance for investors

– and why are Australian shares holding up better?

The escalation in Ukraine tensions – implications for investors

Investment outlook Q&A – inflation, interest rates, Russia & Ukraine, the risk of a share crash, house prices and other issues

Corrections, gummy bears and grizzly bears in shares

Share market falls – seven things for investors to keep in mind

2022 – a list of lists regarding the macro investment outlook

Inflation Q&A – how worried should investors be about higher inflation?


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Richard Bejah CFP®, Dip FP, CIP, AFPA

Principal & Certified Financial Planner®

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Richard Bejah CPF® has been with AMP Financial Planning for 40 years starting in 1982 in Darwin NT (4 years), then onto Gosford NSW (5 years) and then to Launceston 31 years.

For the first five 5 years in Tasmania he was AMP Financial Planning Agency Manager Northern Tasmania based in Launceston, managing over 30 advisers.

Member of the Financial Planning Association of Australia & also Associate of the Australian & New Zealand Institute of Insurance & Finance (The Institute)

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Peter Grossman Dip FP

Senior Financial Planner & Retirement Planning Specialist 

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Peter has been a financial planner since 1998, and specialises in preparing clients for retirement and making the most of their retirement income.

Peter works closely with each and every client to fully understand their goals and motivations, and provides individually tailored financial advice that his clients can feel comfortable about.

Peter holds a Diploma of Financial Planning and has considerable experience dealing with Centrelink.

Outside of work, Peter enjoys spending time with his family as well as fishing, camping and playing in community bands.

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Whitley Bradford MFinPlanning, BBus, Dip FP

Accredited Mortgage Consultant 

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Whitley has been working in the services industry for over 17 years, making her way into financial services in 2012.

She completed her Bachelor of Business in 2012 with the University of Tasmania, and has since gone on to complete her Diploma of Financial Planning and graduated from Griffith University with a Masters of Financial Planning in March 2016. She is now also a sessional lecturer at Griffith University teaching the Masters of Financial Planning course.

Whitley was semi-finalist in the 2018 AFA Female Excellence in Advice Awards!

She specialises in Debt consolidation, Mortgage Broking, Risk and Superannuation for clients with at any level of wealth.

Whitley has a strong desire to empower people; she listens, responds and acts professionally in all her business dealings.

There are few people who can combine depth of intelligence, care, ambition and sensitivity like Whitley.

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Suzanne Iles ADV Dip FS (FP)

Business Administration Manager & Paraplanner.

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Sue has been in the financial planning industry for more than 20 years.  She started as a Client Services Manager and then moved into financial planning in 2006, after completing her Diploma of Financial Planning. Sue then went on to complete an Advanced Diploma of Financial Planning. Her role now at FinancialPartners is Business Administration Manager & Paraplanner. At FinancialPartners we believe in building a long-term relationship with our clients by listening to their needs and tailoring appropriate solutions to help them achieve their personal, financial and lifestyle goals. Our aim is to provide professional and ethical financial advice. Sue will help us complete our task of looking after our clients in the administration area.

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Dianne Brzeski  

Telephone Services 

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Diane has worked in the financial services industry for over 30 years, joining FinancialPartners (Tas) team in 2013 on a part time basis.

Her role is to contact existing FinancialPartners clients to organise their half yearly or yearly review appointments.

Outside of work Diane is actively involved with Nutrimetics as an area manager / supervisor plus is an active volunteer in the community with various non-profits and charities.

 

“Our aim is to help you reach your financial and lifestyle goals, even those you once just dreamed about.”