After the Bell: daily market update, June 4 | AMP Capital

ECONOMICS & MARKETS After the Bell: daily market update, June 4 04 Jun, 2020 Markets are looking through some bad news in Australia at the moment, and it seems the US isn’t too rattled yet by social and political tensions.Our senior economist, Diana Mousina, explains. 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 …

What happens in Australia if the US market crashes? | AMP Capital

What happens in Australia if the US market crashes? The COVID-19 situation in the United States is looking dire from a human health perspective. With the US still leading global markets, it’s fair to question to what extent Australia will be impacted by the fallout, in spite of its own containment progress. While it remains true that the US does lead markets, we see a divergence between the COVID-19 experience in Australia and the US, …

Budget smarter with the 50/20/30 rule

Looking at your spending in a new light could make a substantial difference to your financial future. The 50/20/30 budget rule works for one main reason – it’s easy. You’re new to budgeting. You know how much money you make and have a rough idea of how much you spend. But you’re not really sure about what, exactly, you’re spending it on, or if your spending patterns will benefit you in the long run. The …

Market correction or market downturn?

Market correction or market downturn? It’s understandable that the recent sharp sell-off on financial markets has left investors feeling particularly nervous. The main concern has been the US Federal Reserve’s shift in monetary policy from low rates and printing money to rising rates and the withdrawal of that printing policy. But there’s also a lengthy worry list of issues that we hear continuously: the US trade conflict with China, issues around the leadership of President …

Australian men are spending more on looking good

Australian men are spending more on looking good Research shows men aren’t far behind women when it comes to what they fork out on appearances. Once upon a time, male grooming was generally limited to a shave and few slaps of aftershave, whereas today, bathroom sinks around Australia are accumulating more tubes, tubs and pump packs, with a growing number of blokes keen to put their ‘best face’ forward. If it’s an all-too-familiar scenario at …