Market Update 16 July | AMP Capital

Market Update 16 July   Investment markets and key developments over the past week Share markets were buffeted again by higher inflation and mixed messages from various central banks over the last week. While US and European shares fell slightly, Japanese, Chinese and Australian shares rose benefitting from the rally in US shares at the end of the previous week. The gain in Australian shares came despite bad news on lockdowns and was led by utility, …

Market Update 19 March 2021 | AMP Capital

Market Update 19 March 2021   Investment markets and key developments over the past week Global sharemarket performance continues to diverge. US shares started the week strongly but higher bond yields following the US Federal Reserve’s meeting led US shares down 0.7% over the week for the S&P500 with the heavier tech weighted NASDAQ even weaker (-1.5%). The theme of a rotation out of US to global shares continues to play out with European shares up …

The bond crash of 2021? Seven things for investors to consider

The bond crash of 2021? Seven things for investors to consider Key points Higher bond yields are normal in economic recovery and should not be a major problem for shares if they are matched by rising earnings. But too rapid a rise in bond yields risks driving a deeper correction in shares. Central banks want higher inflation but will look through any short-term spike. The 40-year downtrend in inflation and bond yields is likely over. …

Market Update 18 December 2020 | AMP Capital

Market Update 18 December 2020 Investment markets and key developments over the past week Global share markets pushed higher again over the last week as the roll out of vaccines and US stimulus optimism offset uncertainties about the near-term impact from lockdowns. While the latest coronavirus outbreak in Sydney weighed on Australian shares on Friday, the local share market still rose for a seventh week in a row helped by the positive global lead and stronger …

Market Update 04 December 2020

Market Update 04 December 2020 Investment markets and key developments over the past week Global share markets mostly pushed higher again over the last week helped by reasonably good economic data, renewed stimulus talk in the US and ongoing vaccine optimism. Eurozone shares slipped a bit, but other major markets rose with US shares reaching a new record high. Reflecting the strong global lead, stronger than expected Australian economic data and a surging iron ore price …

Market Update 27 November 2020

Market Update 27 November 2020 Investment markets and key developments over the past week Global share markets pushed higher again over the last week as positive vaccine news helped offset fears about the short-term economic impact of lockdowns in the US and Europe. US shares made it to a new record high as President elect Biden’s nomination of Janet Yellen as Treasury Secretary was seen as positive. Reflecting the positive global lead Australian shares had a …

After the Bell: daily market update, July 23 | AMP Capital

ECONOMICS & MARKETS After the Bell: daily market update, July 23 23 Jul, 2020 The ASX finished higher today and the federal treasurer, Josh Frydenberg, delivered the mini budget for Australia. Our senior economist, Diana Mousina, joins us with her insight. 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 …

After the Bell: daily market update, July 9 | AMP Capital

ECONOMICS & MARKETS After the Bell: daily market update, July 9 09 Jul, 2020 Markets edged slightly higher today, new housing finance data was released, and it’s still not looking good in Victoria in terms of COVID-19 cases. Our senior economist, Diana Mousina, shares her thoughts. 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 …

After the Bell: daily market update, June 30 | AMP Capital

ECONOMICS & MARKETS After the Bell: daily market update, June 30 30 Jun, 2020 The ASX finished higher today, on this the last day of trading for FY20. Our senior economist, Diana Mousina, talks us through the day that was, and her reflections on the financial year almost passed. 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 …

After the Bell: daily market update, June 24 | AMP Capital

ECONOMICS & MARKETS After the Bell: daily market update, June 24 24 Jun, 2020 ASX finished slightly higher today, the Aussie dollar is up, and there are real second wave fears in Victoria. Diana Mousina shares her insights on the day that was. 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 …