Worker exploitation: an epidemic within a pandemic | AMP Capital

Worker exploitation: an epidemic within a pandemic In the wake of the global economic shutdown, unemployment figures are capturing the attention of most analysists. But the headline figures mask a stark reality – for some who remain in the ranks of the employed, the global pandemic is ushering in a new period of hardship at work. As our head of sustainable investing, Emily Woodland, touched on in a piece last month1, around the world, COVID-19 …

After the Bell: daily market update, May 25 | AMP Capital

ECONOMICS & MARKETS After the Bell: daily market update, May 25 25 May, 2020 Markets finished higher today, and global markets last week made some positive gains. Chief economist Shane Oliver shares his views. 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 …

Market Update 22 May 2020 | AMP Capital

Market Update 22 May 2020 Investment markets and key developments over the past week Major global share markets, with the exception of Chinese shares, rose solidly over last week on optimism regarding the development of a vaccine for coronavirus and on reopening, although escalating US/China tensions saw some of the gains reversed towards the end of the week. While it gave up some of its gains on China trade fears, the Australian share market also had …

Market Update 15 May 2020 | AMP Capital

Market Update 15 May 2020 Investment markets and key developments over the past week Global share markets pulled back over the last week on worries about “second waves” of the COVID-19 virus, the economic outlook and tensions with China. For the week, US shares fell 2.3%, Eurozone shares fell 4.3%, Japanese shares lost 0.7% and Chinese shares fell 1.3%. Australian shares were hit too, through concerns about trade tensions with China and worries about the banks, …

The Impacts of COVID-19 on Women’s Money

The COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak has affected Australian and global economies, but Financy Women’s Index report is showing that women have been hit hardest financially, in the form of job cuts and lost income. Lara Bourguignon, Managing Director, Superannuation, Retirement and Platforms at AMP and Bianca Hartge-Hazelman, editor and founder of Financy, discusses the latest quarterly Women’s Index and the key steps women can take to protect their financial wellbeing. 0:19 – Find out about the …

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

ECONOMICS & MARKETS After the Bell: daily market update, May 1 01 May, 2020 Big fall in Aussie markets today and some rattles in global markets as Trump stirs up talks of tariffs. We speak to portfolio analyst Brad Creighton about the day that was in markets and the week that was in data. Important information While every care has been taken in the preparation of this video, AMP Capital Investors Limited (ABN 59 001 …

Where to seek advice during the COVID-19 crisis | Money & Life

Where to seek advice during the COVID-19 crisis The COVID-19 pandemic is a global crisis and people the world over are experiencing impacts in their lives as a result. To keep your anxieties about money to a minimum, find out where you can turn for help to secure your finances and income. With the ongoing escalation of the COVID-19 crisis many people are struggling. Huge changes are happening and we’re all being affected, socially, emotionally …

Where to seek advice in uncertain times | Money & Life

Where to seek advice in uncertain times The COVID-19 pandemic is a global crisis and people the world over are experiencing impacts in their lives as a result. To keep your anxieties about money to a minimum, find out where you can turn for help to secure your finances and income. With the ongoing escalation of the COVID-19 crisis many people are struggling. Huge changes are happening and we’re all being affected, socially, emotionally and …

Market Update 20 March 2020 | AMP Capital

Investment markets and key developments over the past week Share markets remained under pressure over the last week as the number of coronavirus cases continued to surge, economic data started to weaken sharply and financial markets saw increasing dysfunction. The latter was highlighted by a blow out in corporate borrowing rates and a surge in government bond yields (as fund managers facing redemptions sold their liquid previously strong positions and their has been a rush into …

Market Update 6 March 2020 | AMP Capital

Investment markets and key developments over the past week Share markets had a very volatile week – helped initially by more policy easing globally with both the Fed and the RBA cutting interest rates but only to get hit again by intensifying coronavirus concerns. While Chinese shares briefly made it back to their January high and had a strong week, Eurozone, Japanese and Australian shares fell for the week. The Australian share market got some boost …