Market Update 22 April 2022 | AMP Capital

Market Update 22 April 2022 Investment markets and key developments over the past week Share markets were mixed over the last week with solid gains initially, helped by strong US earnings results, but a resumption of interest rate concerns weighing later in the week. Eurozone shares rose, US shares were basically flat but with bond sensitive tech stocks weighing and Japanese and Chinese shares fell. Australian shares almost made it to a record high but got …

Market Update 03 September | AMP Capital

Market Update 03 September Investment markets and key developments over the past week Global share markets saw continuing gains over the past week helped by expectations that the Delta outbreak won’t lead to lockdowns in major developed countries and that the Fed would be gradual in scaling back monetary stimulus. Helped by the positive global lead and rapidly rising vaccination rates, the Australian share market also rose despite rising local coronavirus cases, with the gains …

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 …

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

ECONOMICS & MARKETS After the Bell: daily market update, July 3 03 Jul, 2020 The market notched up its fourth day of gains for the week in Australia. Diana Mousina recaps the day that was, and talks through how infection numbers are tracking worldwide. 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 …

After the Bell: daily market update, July 2 | AMP Capital

ECONOMICS & MARKETS After the Bell: daily market update, July 2 02 Jul, 2020 Big day on the ASX today, marking the third straight day of gains this week. This is in spite of case numbers in the US rising, and ongoing concerns in Victoria. Our senior economist, Diana Mousina, shares her insight. Important information While every care has been taken in the preparation of this video, AMP Capital Investors Limited (ABN 59 001 777 …

Learnings from economists and successful investors as COVID-19 grips markets | AMP Capital

Learnings from economists and successful investors as COVID-19 grips markets Ever noticed that the world’s most successful investors and high-profile economists have memorable quotes and a philosophical flair to their writing style? It’s because times of crisis call for a calm, big-picture view, and absolute adherence to the fundamentals of investing. Our chief economist, Shane Oliver, has always had a penchant for quotes about investing. As COVID-19 continues to shake markets and confidence, that collective …

Inheritance or unexpected windfall

  Inheritance or unexpected windfall What to do with some unexpected extra money? Although windfalls may be unexpected, if and when they happen, how do you make sure you make the most of them? And, when it comes to inheritance, how do you know if there are any special obligations or considerations that apply? Common questions to consider Some questions you may wish to consider include: What are my options? Do I have to pay …