Market Update 23 April 2021 | AMP Capital

Market Update 23 April 2021 Investment markets and key developments over the past week Share markets generally fell over the last week with first worries about the resurgence in global coronavirus cases and then reports that President Biden will propose a doubling in capital gains tax for high income earners weighing on markets. Although Chinese shares managed to rise from a double bottom after sharp falls since February, US, European and Japanese shares fell. Despite the …

Tips for when you land your first full-time job

8 important money tips for when you land your first full-time job If you want to ensure you’re getting the right amount of super and not paying more in tax than you have to, this list is for you. You’re probably yet to hear anyone say they get a thrill from filling out forms or that they love reading long documents full of financial mumbo jumbo, but there’s likely to be a bit of that …

Creating a flexi-budget for 2021

Creating a flexi-budget for 2021 Learning how to budget is the first step on the road to financial security, and later, financial freedom. So if you struggle to stick to a budget, it’s worth trying a different approach. By building more flexibility into your plans, you’ll master your budget in no time. If 2020 has taught us anything about money, it’s the importance of financial security. With four-in-10 Aussies losing income due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many …

Getting started in property | Q&AMP

Getting started in property Buying your first home is exciting but can also be overwhelming. It’s one of the biggest purchases you’ll ever make in your lifetime, so it’s critical that first-home buyers are informed about the home-buying process that lies ahead. AMP Senior Home Loan Specialist Aarti Joshi and AMP Senior Personal Banker Nick Stavroulakis join our host AMP Capital Senior Economist Diana Mousina to discuss what you need to know before you start …

Markets craving guidance ahead of August reporting woes | AMP Capital

Markets craving guidance ahead of August reporting woes For many big corporates, the upcoming earnings season will be the first proper chance for the market to assess the damage of the COVID-19 pandemic. How will markets respond and what could investors do to insulate themselves from the fallout? With the Robin Hood rally running out of steam, swap a sword for a shield For Australian equities, the beginning of the new financial year is likely …

Australian economic and fiscal update – record budget deficits, but more to come | AMP Capital

Australian economic and fiscal update – record budget deficits, but more to come Key points The Government expects the federal budget deficit to peak at a record $184.5bn this financial year. That’s around 9.7% of GDP, its highest since the end of WW2. Ultimately, we expect it to be around $220bn as the Government unveils more stimulus & revenue recovers more slowly than projected by the Government. The budget and associated debt blowout is unlikely …

AMP’s very first University Challenge winner urges students to follow in her footsteps

The first winner of the AMP University Challenge credits the competition solidifying her career path in financial advice. Speaking with Adam Marsters from AMP Corporate Affairs, Michelle Carroll says the 2011 University Challenge helped her forge valuable connections within the industry. The competition, which is now in its 10th year, provides university and TAFE students with the opportunity to test their skills as a financial adviser and share in $10,000 in prize money if they …

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

ECONOMICS & MARKETS After the Bell: daily market update, July 1 01 Jul, 2020 The first day of the financial year was a good one for the ASX, but some fresh data continues to show the scale of the damage caused by COVID-19. Our 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 …

Why a ‘revenge buying’ ramp up is one to watch for investors | AMP Capital

Why a ‘revenge buying’ ramp up is one to watch for investors China was the first country into the pandemic and out of it, so its patterns can be indicative of what’s to come for the rest of the world. Early indications of an uplift in consumer spending is good news in this sense, as pent up demand finds its outlet. What is ‘revenge buying’? The term ‘revenge buying’ was originally used to describe the …

After the Bell: daily market update, June 3 | AMP Capital

ECONOMICS & MARKETS After the Bell: daily market update, June 3 03 Jun, 2020 It was a historic day for Australia today, as the nation entered its first recession in 29 years. Our senior economist, Diana Mousina, explains how markets fared, and also commented on recent strengths in the Aussie dollar. Important information While every care has been taken in the preparation of this video, AMP Capital Investors Limited (ABN 59 001 777 591, AFSL …