More action out of the RBA this month to support the economy | AMP Capital

More action out of the RBA this month to support the economy   At its September board meeting, the RBA left interest rates on hold, which was no big surprise. The surprise was in the RBA’s announcement of an extension and increase of the cheap funding it provides to the banks. You might recall back in March, the RBA announced a term funding facility, under which it would provide cheap loans to the banks, locked …

Market Update 04 September 2020 | AMP Capital

Market Update 04 September 2020 Investment markets and key developments over the past week US shares hit another record high mid-week only to be reversed by the end of the week because of a big fall in tech shares, which have been driving the rebound in US equities since the March lows. The US S&P is down by 1.5% over the week, with the tech sector (which has the biggest weight in the index) down …

After the Bell: daily market update, July 8 | AMP Capital

ECONOMICS & MARKETS After the Bell: daily market update, July 8 08 Jul, 2020 Another fall on the ASX today, and Victoria is coming to terms with new lockdown orders from Dan Andrews. Talking through the day that was, and the potential impact of this new lockdown, is our senior economist Diana Mousina. Important information While every care has been taken in the preparation of this video, AMP Capital Investors Limited (ABN 59 001 777 …

After the Bell: daily market update, June 22 | AMP Capital

ECONOMICS & MARKETS After the Bell: daily market update, June 22 22 Jun, 2020 Another flat day in Australia today, coming off a slower end to the market on Friday. Chief Economist, Shane Oliver, joins us with his insight on how the Australian share market performed today, and how major share markets finished up on Friday. Important information While every care has been taken in the preparation of this video, AMP Capital Investors Limited (ABN …

After the Bell: daily market update, June 16 | AMP Capital

ECONOMICS & MARKETS After the Bell: daily market update, June 16 16 Jun, 2020 Big rally on the ASX today, as speculation surfaces that another stimulus package will be released in the US. Our senior economist, Diana Mousina, explains the day that was. 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 …

After the Bell: daily market update, May 28 | AMP Capital

ECONOMICS & MARKETS After the Bell: daily market update, May 28 28 May, 2020 Another rally on the ASX today, with the banks finishing strong again. Some business investment data was also released, indicating a downgrade for FY21. Senior economist Diana Mousina explains. 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 …

Young and broke? There’s another way

Young and broke? There’s another way When you’re young it can seem like you’ll always be living from paycheck to paycheck with nothing left for the good things in life. According to guest contributor, James Trethewie Financial Planner AFP®, making a few changes to your money habits and attitude can make all the difference to your lifestyle, now and in the future. 1. Do away with debts If you’re not great at sticking to a …

Are we in another 1990s tech bubble?

Are we in another 1990s tech bubble? A quick look at the valuations of the so called FAANMG group of stocks – Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix, Microsoft and Google – and it certainly feels like it we’re in a tech stocks bubble a-la the late 1990s. However, if we compare valuations of this group to historical valuations during the major global asset bubbles over the last 40 years, it’s possible FAANMG and tech generally might …

How to Give Saver’s Block the Boot

How to Give Saver’s Block the Boot Are you suffering from saver’s block? If you don’t know if you are or not, we will list two of the most common symptoms associated with saver’s block. Lack of ideas or never ending to-do lists are two symptoms that lead to saver’s block. The most prominent sign that you have saver’s block is that you lack the ability to save money. Money, at this point, is not …