JUN 2020 – Our key investment principles for global investing through COVID-19 | AMP Capital

WEBINARS JUN 2020 – Our key investment principles for global investing through COVID-19 17 Jun, 2020 In our mid-June webinar, Shane Oliver, Head of Investment Strategy and Chief Economist, joins Andy Gardner, Investment Manager – Global Equities, to discuss the mid to long-term implications of COVID-19 on global markets and how our investment teams are responding. Important information While every care has been taken in the preparation of this video, AMP Capital Investors Limited (ABN …

Investment markets and economic recovery from COVID-19 – Shane Oliver May 2020

Since the start of 2020, COVID-19 has changed the world in many unexpected ways. Investment markets have experienced ongoing volatility and even the most stable economies have been shaken. But what does it all mean? AMP Chief Economist Shane Oliver explores some of the most frequently asked questions and provides his forecast for recovery in this recorded webinar from May 2020. Original Author: Produced by AMP and published on 28/05/2020

The smart money is with sustainable listed real estate | AMP Capital

The smart money is with sustainable listed real estate In investing parlance, sustainability isn’t just a catch-all phrase for the numbers that don’t carry dollar signs. It refers to substantial elements of the ability of a business to perform over the longer term. For real estate, predicated as it is on ongoing rental yields and the relationships between landlords and tenants, our view is that sustainability factors almost always have considerable impact on performance over …

10 medium to longer-term implications from the coronavirus shock | AMP Capital

10 medium to longer-term implications from the coronavirus shock Key points Key medium to longer-term implications flowing from the coronavirus shock are: lower for longer interest rates; a further blow to globalisation; another leg up in the US/China cold war; bigger government and public debt; a long-term risk of higher inflation; consumer & investor caution; faster embrace of technology; bad for airlines; another test for the Eurozone; and lower immigration. Some of these will constrain …

Exploring long-term opportunities in real estate as we work through COVID-19

Exploring long-term opportunities in real estate as we work through COVID-19 Investment markets have taken a hit during the COVID-19 pandemic, and real estate is no exception. But as we get a clearer look at economic data, local market dynamics and Australia’s position as a global leader in fighting the infection could present local and APAC markets with opportunity. Our chief economist, Shane Oliver, often refers to the crisis economies and investment markets are in …

Super investment options – what’s right for you?

Super investment options – what’s right for you? When it comes to superannuation, most funds offer a range of investment options. If there’s one thing certain in life it’s change. And generally your attitude towards saving and investing will change as you get older. How your super is invested when starting your first job may not be the right approach when you’re approaching retirement. Luckily you can change your investment options at any time and …

Weekly Market Update 13 December 2019

Weekly Market Update 13 December 2019 Investment markets and key developments over the past week The past week saw good news on the geopolitical front with the US and China reaching a Phase 1 trade deal, Congressional agreement on the USMCA (NAFTA replacement), Congress averting another US Government shutdown from December 20 and the Conservatives on track for a big majority in the UK’s election. This pushed most global share markets higher, with the exception of …

Weekly Market Update 6 December 2019

Weekly Market Update 6 December 2019 Investment markets and key developments over the past week Share markets were mixed over the last week with falls in the US and Europe on trade war fears and mixed economic data, but Japanese shares rose on fiscal stimulus plans and Chinese shares rose too. The Australian share market fell back from record highs taking its lead from the declines in US shares and worries about global trade but with …

Weekly Market Update 29 November 2019

Weekly Market Update 29 November 2019 Investment markets and key developments over the past week Share markets rose over the last week helped by optimism regarding a US/China trade deal and mostly okay economic data with US shares reaching a new record high. Australian shares also broke out to a new record high helped by the positive global lead with strong gains in telcos, health, energy and IT stocks offsetting more constrained increases in financials with …

Weekly Market Update 22 November 2019

Weekly Market Update 22 November 2019 Investment markets and key developments over the past week Most share markets fell over the last week as uncertainty about whether the US and China will agree a Phase One trade deal ramped up amidst a range of conflicting reports. This comes at a time when markets are vulnerable to a consolidation or correction after strong gains since early October has left investor sentiment at elevated levels. Australian shares got …