State of share markets and economies worldwide – where are we on the road to recovery? | AMP Capital

WEBINARS State of share markets and economies worldwide – where are we on the road to recovery? 27 May, 2020   By Diana Mousina Economist – Investment Strategy & Dynamic MarketsSydney Australia In our May market update, Diana Mousina, Senior Economist at AMP Capital, will provide an update on the state of share markets and economies worldwide, to help investors and market watchers be well placed to capitalise on the inevitable recovery from the COVID-19 crisis. …

Tax reform and big investment are on the table in Australia’s recovery period | AMP Capital

Tax reform and big investment are on the table in Australia’s recovery period The Reserve Bank governor, Philip Lowe, has released new growth forecasts for Australia as the COVID-19 fight continues. There are several levers policy makers could pull as we steer towards recovery and a new growth agenda. Economic growth The RBA expects a 10% decline in GDP over the March and June quarters. These forecasts are similar to our own, we are expecting …

Covid-19 Hub | AMP Capital

We are closely monitoring the current situation around COVID-19 and want to provide you a brief update on the actions we are progressing from across our business. While the disruption to economic activity is important for investors, the outbreak is foremost a human crisis and our thoughts are with all those affected and trying to combat the virus. AMP Capital has always, and will continue to, invest in high quality assets for the long term. …

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 …

Weekly Market Update 15 November 2019

Weekly Market Update 15 November 2019 Investment markets and key developments over the past week The past week saw some cautiousness creep back into share markets with increased uncertainty about a US/China trade deal coming at a time when major share markets had become a bit vulnerable to a pull back after a run of good gains since early October. US shares managed to rise slightly but Eurozone and Japanese shares fell slightly, and Chinese shares …

Weekly Market Update 8 November 2019

Weekly Market Update 8 November 2019 Investment markets and key developments over the past week The past week saw most share markets push higher on the back of positive news regarding US/China trade talks, benign economic data and some optimism that global growth will pick up, with the US share market making it to a new record high. Australian shares benefitted from the positive global led by strong gains in resources, IT and consumer discretionary …

Weekly Market Update 1 November 2019

Weekly Market Update 1 November 2019 Investment markets and key developments over the past week The past week saw US shares push to new record highs helped by good earnings results and Fed easing, but other share markets were soft not helped by mixed news on US/China trade talks and still soft global economic data. Increasing talk that the RBA may be done cutting saw the Australian share market fall led lower by financials, consumer and …