After the Bell: daily market update, April 1 | AMP Capital

ECONOMICS & MARKETS After the Bell: daily market update, April 1 01 Apr, 202   Share markets finished higher today and Australia is flattening the curve, but the US is a worrying sight. Senior economist Diana Mousina explains what all the mixed messages mean for markets. Important information While every care has been taken in the preparation of this video, AMP Capital Investors Limited (ABN 59 001 777 591, AFSL 232497) and AMP Capital Funds …

Wellbeing learnings after life in Japan during COVID-19 | AMP Capital

Wellbeing learnings after life in Japan during COVID-19 The COVID-19 human health emergency is pushing us all to live a more quiet, isolated existence. For me, experiencing this reality in Asia during the initial COVID-19 outbreak brought home the importance of some simple, fundamental wellbeing routines. At the moment, countries around the world are coming to grips with the COVID-19 fight we have on our hands. We, and what we read daily, are consumed by …

Federal Government stimulus package: Changes to pension drawdown and deeming rates

Federal Government stimulus package: Changes to pension drawdown and deeming rates The Australian Federal Government has proposed two key measures to help retirees and those receiving income support to manage the financial impact of COVID-19. 1. Lower minimum pension drawdown rates The government has announced a 50% reduction in the minimum income drawdown from account-based pensions and similar products for 2019-20 and 2020-21. This means Australian retirees can reduce income payments from their superannuation-based pensions …

Dividend and buyback lockdown could be close for Aussie shares | AMP Capital

Dividend and buyback lockdown could be close for Aussie shares With the Australia economy partially ramping down to reduce the spread of the virus, the working capital squeeze begins for companies and households. Here, we explore what that could mean for dividends. Early signs It’s too early to say with precision, but dividends could be cut by at least a third in the next 12 months, which would lead to a larger cut to aggregate …

After the Bell: daily market update, March 31 | AMP Capital

ECONOMICS & MARKETS After the Bell: daily market update, March 31 31 Mar, 2020 Volatility reigns and the ASX has dropped again, and Australia is coming to terms with a stimulus package never before seen in our history. What does it all mean for the recovery? AMP Capital’s chief economist Shane Oliver talks us through the day in markets and developments in the last 24 hours. Important information While every care has been taken in …

Econosights: US Election – The global policy response to the Coronavirus | AMP Capital

Key points The global fiscal and monetary response to the coronavirus has been mammoth. Global fiscal stimulus is worth over 3% of GDP, interest rates have been slashed to the lower bound, quantitative easing programs have been launched and central banks are providing cheap lending facilities. The latest US stimulus program provides broad support to the economy and injects a fiscal impulse worth 6% of GDP. Fiscal stimulus won’t be enough to keep the economy …

After the Bell: daily market update, March 30 | AMP Capital

ECONOMICS & MARKETS After the Bell: daily market update, March 30 Gains on the ASX today, a rough weekend for property sellers and another big stimulus injection heading our way. AMP Capital’s senior economist, Diana Mousina, talks through the major moves and announcements since Friday.30 Mar, 2020   Important information While every care has been taken in the preparation of this video, AMP Capital Investors Limited (ABN 59 001 777 591, AFSL 232497) and AMP …

The case for calm with COVID-19

  This isn’t the first human health emergency we’ve seen, and it won’t be the last. Shane Oliver shares his views and projections on the COVID-19 outbreak, drawing on tried-and-tested lessons for managing and protecting investments during a crisis. Important information While every care has been taken in the preparation of this video, AMP Capital Investors Limited (ABN 59 001 777 591, AFSL 232497) and AMP Capital Funds Management Limited (ABN 15 159 557 721, …

After the Bell: daily market update, March 27 | AMP Capital

  ECONOMICS & MARKETS After the Bell: daily market update, March 27 27 Mar, 2020 The ASX slumped again today, Australia is staring down the barrel of more intense lockdown measures, and quarantine looms for anyone who sets foot in the country. Today, strategist in the dynamic markets team, Brad Creighton, runs through markets for the day and what the data is telling us about how containment is tracking. While every care has been taken …

Market Update 27 March 2020 | AMP Capital

Market Update 27 March 2020 Investment markets and key developments over the past week After 30% plus falls from their highs earlier this year, share markets had a welcome rebound over the last week. While the number of coronavirus cases continues to soar and economic data beyond China is now starting to show the huge impact from the shutdowns, share markets managed to rebound because a lot of bad news had already been factored in and …