At this time of year we're usually summarising the annual Federal Budget announcements but this year, our May newsletter provides a summary of the key economic outcomes and announcements to date. We've also included our usual staff updates and a bit of humour to go along with it all. Most importantly, we remain available to [...]
In the latest article from AMP's Shane Oliver he looks ahead to the light at the end of the tunnel and what it means for investors. Click here to read the full article.
Read more from AMP's Shane Oliver on the coronavirus pandemic from an investment perspective here.
AMP Capital's Shane Oliver has provided his take on these issues over recent weeks: 23 July 2019 Where the US economy goes is critical to the outlook for shares, including for the Australian share market. While the yield curve is flashing warning signs and issues around trade and Iran could cause short-term volatility, the excesses [...]
Set your kids up for financial success by teaching them about money and taking care of your own financial wellbeing. It can be challenging to help children understand the concepts of spending and saving when they watch you ‘tap’ and ‘swipe’ instead of handing over physical money. Recent research from the Financial Planning Association (FPA)1 [...]
So, you’re one year out from retirement – congratulations! Here are five steps you can take now to ensure you’re ready. The last year before retirement can be filled with excitement and expectation, and often a few nerves. While leaving the workforce for good may be a dream come true, it can also feel a [...]
The current tax system provides a tax credit for the Australian company tax paid on profits which are then passed through to investors along with the dividends. If your tax rate is less than 30% (ie you are retired and do not pay tax) then this credit is refunded to you by the ATO. Labor [...]
Earlier this month, AMP Capital's Shane Oliver provided his review of 2018 and outlook for 2019. His key points were: 2018 saw reasonable global economic and profit growth and still low interest rates but it has been a rough year for investors with worries about the Fed, trade wars and global growth causing volatility and [...]
In his annual address, Hamish Douglass discusses the key global threats that we need to watch out for, Magellan's performance over the past decade and stocks he believes are well positioned to benefit from global tailwinds. Click here to view the presentation video.
In another recent article, AMP Capital’s Shane Oliver looks at what has been happening with Australian house prices. The key points are: Property prices in Sydney and Melbourne are likely to see top to bottom falls of around 20% as credit conditions tighten, supply rises and a negative feedback loop from falling prices risks developing. [...]