Great investment quotes for topsy turvy times | AMP Capital

Great investment quotes for topsy turvy times   Introduction The current environment seems to be one of extreme uncertainty. We have seen a strong economic recovery from last year’s global and Australian recessions – but there are worries about the resurgence of coronavirus driven by the Delta variant, peak growth, peak monetary and fiscal stimulus, high inflation, and high debt levels. And ‘get rich quick’ trading around crypto currencies and “meme” stocks like GameStop on …

What is capital gains tax?

What is capital gains tax and when might I have to pay it? Capital gains tax may be payable when you sell a certain asset (such as shares, land or property) and make a profit. Capital gains tax is charged on the profit you make from the sale of certain assets. These could be assets that you’ve purchased or inherited. To give you a few examples, capital gains tax might apply to things such as …

Market outlook Q&A – global recovery, vaccines, inflation, the risk of a share crash, Aust house prices and other issues | AMP Capital

Market outlook Q&A – global recovery, vaccines, inflation, the risk of a share crash, Aust house prices and other issues   Key points Global recovery is on track. Vaccines are working. JobKeeper’s end won’t derail Australia’s recovery. Inflation could become an issue in the medium term. Shares are at risk of a correction but are supported by economic and earnings recovery. Australian house prices are booming again but expect measures to slow it down in …

FEB 21 – Global markets and macro update webinar

ECONOMICS & MARKETS FEB 21 – Global markets and macro update webinar By Diana Mousina Economist – Investment Strategy & Dynamic MarketsSydney Australia In this webinar, Diana Mousina, Senior Economist, provides an update on the outlook for macroeconomic and investment markets in 2021. Important information While every care has been taken in the preparation of this article, AMP Capital Investors Limited (ABN 59 001 777 591, AFSL 232497) and AMP Capital Funds Management Limited (ABN 15 …

2021 – A list of lists regarding the macro investment outlook

2021 – A list of lists regarding the macro investment outlook Key points 2020 turned out far better for investors than was feared. 2021 is expected to provide solid returns & see a further rotation from pandemic winners to cyclical investments. Watch: coronavirus and vaccines; US politics; China tensions; inflation; & the hit to immigration in Australia. Introduction 2020 turned out far better for diversified investors than had been feared when the pandemic hit triggering …

Econosights: The unequal impact of COVID-19 across Australia’s states

Econosights: The unequal impact of COVID-19 across Australia’s states   Key points States/territories with lower cases of COVID-19 have had stronger economic performance compared to the hardest hit states of NSW and Vic. This is not surprising given the imposed and self-regulated household mobility restrictions. Lower overseas migration over the next few years is a big negative for NSW and Vic state growth. Net migration had been a big driver of NSW and Vic population …

Review of 2020, outlook for 2021 – from pandemic to recovery

Review of 2020, outlook for 2021 – from pandemic to recovery   Key points 2020 was dominated by the coronavirus pandemic but shares saw okay returns on the back of policy stimulus and vaccine optimism – resulting in constrained but positive returns for balanced growth super funds. For 2021, the combination of massive policy stimulus and the prospect of vaccines allowing a return to something more normal by end 2021/early 2022 should see a decent …

Three reasons why the Coronavirus crisis might fix Australia’s housing affordability crisis | AMP Capital

Three reasons why the Coronavirus crisis might fix Australia’s housing affordability crisis Key points For more than a decade now Australia has had a chronic problem with poor housing affordability. While various things may have played a role the key driver of poor affordability in Australia has been a surge in population growth and an inadequate housing supply response. The coronavirus hit to the economy is driving yet another cyclical downturn in property prices. But …

JUL 2020 – AMP Capital Core Property Fund Update | AMP Capital

WEBINARS JUL 2020 – AMP Capital Core Property Fund Update By Claire Talbot Fund Manager – Real EstateSydney, Australia 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, AFSL 426455) makes no representations or warranties as to the accuracy or completeness of any statement in it including, without limitation, any …

COVID-19 and rental property

COVID-19 and rental property AMP Capital looks at what the coronavirus outbreak means for Australian rental property investors Australians love property. From beach houses to city apartments, suburban blocks to trendy townhouses, our continuing love affair with real estate shows no sign of fading, particularly when it comes to investing in rental property. But the coronavirus has thrown property investors a curveball that no-one saw coming. So, whether you own a rental property or you’re …