What to watch for the global economy in 2024

Tune in to AMP Chief Economist, Dr Shane Oliver share his insights and projections for the economic year ahead. Original Author: Produced by AMP and published on 28/02/2024 Source

Oliver’s insights – falling inflation – what does it mean for investors?

The surge in inflation coming out of the pandemic and its subsequent fall
has been the dominant driver of investment markets over the last two
years – first depressing shares and bonds in 2022 and then enabling them
to rebound.

Oliver’s insights – nine key things for successful investing

Successful investing is not always easy and can be stressful. Even in good times. For this reason, it’s useful for investors to keep a key set of things in mind.

Oliver’s insights – risks for shares

This edition of Oliver’s Insights looks at the impact of rising bond yields on shares, the risks flowing from the renewed conflict in Israel and comparisons to the run up to the 1987 share crash.

Episode #84: China’s slowdown & structural challenges & the implications for Australia

AMP’s chief economist Dr. Shane Oliver explores how uncertainty around China’s outlook is a key risk for global growth and why Australia cannot rely on the China/commodity boom indefinitely. Instead, Australia needs structural reform to boost our longer-term growth potential. Read more on this episode here: https://www.amp.com.au/insights-hub/blog/investing/olivers-insights-chinas-slowdown-and-structural-challenges Important information: This podcast is general in nature and hasn’t taken your circumstances into account. It’s important you consider your personal circumstances and speak to a financial adviser …

How to prepare financially for starting a family

How to prepare financially for starting a family Starting a family is exciting, but it can also mean big changes to your lifestyle and your finances. As expecting parents, it’s natural to have questions around family finance planning. One of the main questions you may have when starting a family is “how much do babies cost?” According to research, it costs an average of $140-170i. It could help to plan and have a family budget …

Oliver’s insights Episode #77 The Watch List 7 economic indicators for investors to pay attention to

Oliver’s insights Episode #77 The Watch List 7 economic indicators for investors to pay attention to AMP’s Head of Investment Strategy and Chief Economist Dr. Shane Oliver looks at seven key indicators that investors need to keep a close eye on to understand where the investment cycle is going and what shares, in particular, are likely to do. This episode can be found on your favourite streaming platform, including Soundcloud, Spotify and Apple podcasts. For …

Oliver’s insights – seven key charts

Seven key charts worth keeping an eye on remain: global business conditions PMIs; inflation and our Inflation Indicators; unemployment and underemployment; inflation expectations; earnings revisions; the gap between earnings yields and bond yields; and the US dollar.

AMP Home Loans. For all kinds of homes.

Get a great home loan rate at amp.com.au/home-loans/loans What you need to know Credit Provider is AMP Bank Limited ABN 15 081 596 009, AFSL & ACL 234517. Lending criteria, fees and T&Cs apply. For more information and target market determinations visit: amp.com.au/home-loans/loans Original Author: Produced by AMP and published on 14/07/2023 Source

5 things to consider when saving for a house deposit

5 things to consider when saving for a house deposit Before you can step onto the property ladder and buy your first home, you’ll likely have to do some serious saving to build up a deposit. Here are some things to consider that can help get you started, and on the road to home ownership sooner. Work out your current situation It might sound obvious, but it’s easier to reach a savings goal when you …