Weekly market update 14-06-2024

US shares up on better inflation data, Eurozone shares down after Parliamentary Elections and France election uncertainty, Australian shares still under-performing and more.

Mortgage versus super – a common dilemma

Are you better off putting extra money into superannuation or the mortgage? Here are some rules you can follow to work out what’s right for you

Oliver’s insights – 2024 macro investment outlook

Despite lots of angst at the start of the year, 2023 turned out far better than feared. Dr Shane Oliver reflects on key themes from the past year and suggests what investors should look out for in 2024

Episode #84: China’s slowdown & structural challenges & the implications for Australia

AMP’s chief economist Dr. Shane Oliver explores how uncertainty around China’s outlook is a key risk for global growth and why Australia cannot rely on the China/commodity boom indefinitely. Instead, Australia needs structural reform to boost our longer-term growth potential. Read more on this episode here: https://www.amp.com.au/insights-hub/blog/investing/olivers-insights-chinas-slowdown-and-structural-challenges Important information: This podcast is general in nature and hasn’t taken your circumstances into account. It’s important you consider your personal circumstances and speak to a financial adviser …

Oliver’s Insights – five charts on investing to keep in mind

Five charts focusing on critical aspects of investing that are insightful in times of market stress

Econosights – how important is the banking sector to the economy?

In this Econosights we look at the role of the banking sector in an economy and how the recent developments risk a further negative flow-on impact to the rest of the economy.

Weekly market update 24-03-2023

Dr Shane Oliver discusses how bank turmoil is still providing a roller coaster ride for investors; case for an RBA pause remains strong; PMIs show easing Aust inflation pressure; and more.

Oliver’s insights – house prices

Dr Shane Oliver looks at the outlook for Australian property prices, particuarly given the bounce in prices over the last month or so.

Econosights – recession risks

Forecasts of a looming recession in 2023 or early 2024 in major economies have become consensus