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

ECONOMICS & MARKETS After the Bell: daily market update, June 1 01 Jun, 2020 Shane Oliver talks about the day that was in markets, his thoughts on whether Australia could avoid a technical recession, and his level of concern about a second wave of infection. 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 …

10 medium to longer-term implications from the coronavirus shock | AMP Capital

10 medium to longer-term implications from the coronavirus shock Key points Key medium to longer-term implications flowing from the coronavirus shock are: lower for longer interest rates; a further blow to globalisation; another leg up in the US/China cold war; bigger government and public debt; a long-term risk of higher inflation; consumer & investor caution; faster embrace of technology; bad for airlines; another test for the Eurozone; and lower immigration. Some of these will constrain …

Market Update 15 May 2020 | AMP Capital

Market Update 15 May 2020 Investment markets and key developments over the past week Global share markets pulled back over the last week on worries about “second waves” of the COVID-19 virus, the economic outlook and tensions with China. For the week, US shares fell 2.3%, Eurozone shares fell 4.3%, Japanese shares lost 0.7% and Chinese shares fell 1.3%. Australian shares were hit too, through concerns about trade tensions with China and worries about the banks, …

How to protect your mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic | Money & Life

If you’re feeling worried about the impact of COVID-19 on your financial wellbeing, you’re not alone. CoreData reports that 81% of Australians are fearful about the potential impact of the pandemic on their personal finances and the broader economy. While it is a challenging time in many respects, the added burden of financial stress can be especially hard on your mental health. Severe financial stress can lead to symptoms of anxiety and depression, even triggering …

Managing your financial health during the COVID-19 pandemic | Money & Life

Managing your financial health during the COVID-19 pandemic With so much uncertainty about, good financial planning is more important than ever. A quick financial health-check can help you weather the pandemic and reach your financial goals. The COVID-19 pandemic has certainly disrupted our daily lives, forcing us to close entire industries and change our behaviour overnight. With the lockdown directly affecting jobs and the economy, many people’s thoughts quickly turned to their finances. Corey Wastle …

Staying afloat through the crisis

Staying afloat through the crisis If you had asked me when I wrote my last piece for Financy what I would be writing about this quarter, I could never, in a million years, have predicted that it would be about a global pandemic. We’re dealing with a health crisis that no one in our lifetime has experienced, which is having an impact on global and domestic economies that no one could have forecast. Entire industries – tourism, …

Chief Investment Officer of AMP Australia discusses considerations during market downturns – AMP

Chief Investment Officer of AMP Australia discusses considerations during market downturns Share markets are falling. Should you be thinking about your super? Lakshman Anantakrishnan, Chief Investment Office of AMP Australia discusses this and the importance of understanding the risk in your portfolio. 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 …

Stock Market Movements & Your Superannuation

Share markets are falling. Should you be thinking about your super? Lakshman Anantakrishnan, Chief Investment Office of AMP Australia discusses the importance of understanding the risk in your portfolio. Original Author: Produced by AMP and published on 06/04/2020 Source You may also like Covid-19: Early Access to Super and FAQs | Q&AMP Covid-19: Early Access to Super and FAQsThe federal government is allowing early access to super funds for Australians impacted by Coronavir… Super investment options …

What do the Invisible-Money Generation think about money? [VIDEO]

What do the Invisible-Money Generation think about money? [VIDEO] Kids are curious, cute and funny when it comes to matters of money. Does the digital world make it hard for young Aussies to grasp the value of real money? Find out what the Invisible-Money Generation have to say about money. Online source: Produced by The Financial Financial Planning Association of Australia and published on 13 August 2018.  Original article.   You may also like Take control of …

How to talk to your kids about money

How to talk to your kids about money Children first learn about money and how to manage it – earn, spend, save, invest, give it away – from watching and listening to adults. When we share positive behaviour and are frank about money, we create realistic expectations for children and we empower them to become financially capable adults. So, why not weave smart money lessons into your everyday moments? Download our free eBook now for ideas and …