After the Bell: daily market update, July 7 | AMP Capital

ECONOMICS & MARKETS After the Bell: daily market update, July 7 07 Jul, 2020 Not a great day on the ASX, Victorian premier Dan Andrews has announced a new lockdown, and the central bank also met today. Our senior economist, Diana Mousina, talks us through the last 24 hours. 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 …

Client experience front and centre for AMP Bank’s latest technology enhancements

AMP Bank has launched a range of technology enhancements to boost client experience, including digital pre-application, electronic signatures and digital identification verification. Original Author: Produced by AMP and published on 04/06/2020

Oliver’s Insights – Magic money tree – QE & money printing and their part in the coronavirus economic rescue

Oliver’s Insights – Magic money tree – QE & money printing and their part in the coronavirus economic rescue Key points Central bank support to ensure the flow of money and credit through economies is an essential part of the global and Australian coronavirus economic rescue. This has increasingly involved quantitative easing which entails the printing of money. Higher inflation is an obvious risk from money printing, but it’s unlikely to become an issue until …

Key highlights from the RBA’s April board meeting | AMP Capital

Key highlights from the RBA’s April board meeting Today the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) held its regular board meeting, albeit in extraordinary times for Australia and indeed the world. What we saw today from the RBA was no monetary policy changes, for the simple reason that less than three weeks ago, they made some radical changes in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The RBA instead reaffirmed its recent actions – cutting the cash rate …

What the RBA’s response to COVID-19 means for the Australian economy | AMP Capital

What the RBA’s response to COVID-19 means for the Australian economy   The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) met today and agreed to a support package for the Australian economy, through the challenging period that is the COVID-19 outbreak. The central bank acknowledged this is, first and foremost, a health issue, and that the primary response is to manage the health of the population. As the RBA said, other arms of policy play an important …

RBA marks new record low with March cash rate call | AMP Capital

The Reserve Bank board has cut interest rates again by 0.25% at their March meeting, their fourth such cut since June last year. The move comes largely in response to the uncertainty caused by the global outbreak of the coronavirus (Covid-19), and up until about last Friday I’d have said it was a close call as to whether the bank would cut or stay put. The run of soft domestic economic data over the past …

Reserve Bank economic snapshots

Reserve Bank economic snapshots Download PDF links:-   Key Economic Indicators  Composition of the Australian Economy Equity & Diversity Financial Stability RBA Annual Report Payments System Board Annual Report How Australians Pay – Consumer Payments Survey     Source RBA Website You may also like Meet our team… The value of advice  Have you ever wondered how your family would cope financially if you weren’t around? Life throws some curved balls at us sometimes, us… …

Plan more, worry less

Plan more, worry less Want to make money worries a thing of the past? A new year can be a great time to take control of your finances and enjoy greater peace of mind, now and in the future. New year, more stress Thanks to the post-spending hangover many of us suffer after buying big for the festive season, the new year can start with an unhealthy dose of financial stress. According to a 2017 survey …

The best money blogs and financial advice for 20-somethings

The best money blogs and financial advice for 20-somethings  Are you a 20-something, a Millennial, a Gen Y or a Gen Next? Actually, it’s a trick question, as they’re all the same thing. Whether you believe such a label applies to you or not, you may think managing your money better isn’t something you should be doing until you’re 30-something and living in your own home with kids. Here we feature some money blogs to …