Market Update 2 July | AMP Capital

Market Update 2 July Investment markets and key developments over the past week While the US share market rose over the last week, other global share markets fell with concerns about a renewed rise in coronavirus cases. The latest coronavirus outbreak and new lockdowns also weighed on the Australian share market with gains in telcos, retail and energy stocks offset by weakness in utilities, IT and property shares. The risk off tone saw bond yields fall, …

Market Update 26 March 2021 | AMP Capital

  Market Update 26 March 2021 Investment markets and key developments over the past week Market sentiment was more cautious this week on concern about the economic reopening from rising COVID-19 cases and vaccine delays. Seasonal impacts affect sharemarkets as well and quarter-end profit taking may also be contributing to sharemarket weakness. US shares on the S&P500 were just negative over the week at -0.1% while the heavier tech NASDAQ index was down by 1.8%. NASDAQ …

What could a Biden Presidency mean for market outcomes?

What could a Biden Presidency mean for market outcomes? Market performance in the wake of the US election has been overwhelmingly positive, with Australian and US shares up 11% in November, Japanese shares up 16% and Eurozone shares up 17%. It’s somewhat of an ironic note, given Donald Trump’s fondness to cite stock market strength as indicators of his own economic success, and yet it’s gone up on news of his election loss. There are …

Q&AMP Live – Property market update with Shane Oliver, October 2020

AMP Chief Economist Shane Oliver delivers the October 2020 economic market update with particular focus on what’s happening with property investments. Dr Oliver covers topics including ‘economic and investment outlook’, the ‘impact of coronavirus on consumer markets’ and delves into the ‘positives and negatives of the housing market’. For regular updates an insight into investing and finance, please review our insights section: https://www.amp.com.au/insights Original Author: Produced by AMP and published on 16/10/2020 Source You may also …

Market Update 11 September 2020 | AMP Capital

Market Update 11 September 2020   Investment markets and key developments over the past week The equity market correction that started last week, driven by falls in tech stocks, has continued, and has now broadened out to other sectors. US shares are down by 2.6% and the tech-heavy NASDAQ is down by a larger 4% over the week. But, all sectors in the S&P500 fell over the week and energy was down heavily as the oil …

Market outlook Q&A – disconnect to real economy, growth v value, vaccines, property, gold, inflation and other issues | AMP Capital

Market outlook Q&A – disconnect to real economy, growth v value, vaccines, property, gold, inflation and other issues Key points Share markets often lead economic recoveries. Share markets are likely to see a rotation in favour of cyclical stocks relative to growth stocks and this would favour non-US and Australian shares over US shares. Markets have only partially priced in a vaccine. More downside is likely in the $US and this could see the $A …

Markets craving guidance ahead of August reporting woes | AMP Capital

Markets craving guidance ahead of August reporting woes For many big corporates, the upcoming earnings season will be the first proper chance for the market to assess the damage of the COVID-19 pandemic. How will markets respond and what could investors do to insulate themselves from the fallout? With the Robin Hood rally running out of steam, swap a sword for a shield For Australian equities, the beginning of the new financial year is likely …

COVID-19: How long may your super savings take to recover?

COVID-19: How long may your super savings take to recover? As investment market volatility continues, what does this mean for Australians’ retirement savings? The COVID-19 (coronavirus) crisis has caused uncertainty in many areas of life, not least on investment markets. Share prices have been fluctuating wildly as investors react to unfolding global events. From its high point in March the Australian All Ordinaries Index shed more than a third of its value before recovering some …

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 …

Four challenges for companies in the face of COVID-19 | AMP Capital

Four challenges for companies in the face of COVID-19 We believe that one of the most violent 50-day rallies in market history is quite difficult to comprehend unless viewed through the lens of significant policy action. This presents significant challenges for companies to navigate. The US Federal Reserve Bank was buying more than US$1 million in financial assets every second during the peak panic phase of the COVID-19 crisis. But more importantly, the timing of …