Category Archive for "Economic News"

Market Update – January 2021

Jan 27 2021

Market update The table below provides details of the movement in average investment returns from various asset classes for the period up…

Market Update – December 2020

Dec 14 2020

Market update The table below provides details of the movement in average investment returns from various asset classes for the period up…

Modern Monetary Theory

Dec 07 2020

Can it help with economic problems or is it just another Magic Money Tree? Dr Shane Oliver – Head of Investment Strategy and Chief…

Still The Lucky Country

Nov 30 2020

Five reasons why Australian shares are likely to outperform in the year ahead Dr Shane Oliver – Head of Investment Strategy and Chief Economist,…

Market update – November 2020

Nov 16 2020

The table below provides details of the movement in average investment returns from various asset classes for the period up to 31…

RBA cuts rates to just 0.1% and ramps up quantitative easing – but will it work

Nov 06 2020

Dr Shane Oliver – Head of Investment Strategy and Chief Economist, AMP Capital Key points – The RBA has cut the cash…

Five reasons why this downturn and subsequent recovery are different

Oct 30 2020

– and where are we now in the Australian recovery? Dr Shane Oliver – Head of Investment Strategy and Chief Economist, AMP…

Recession – is it different this time?

Sep 18 2020

So we’re currently going through our first recession for 30 years as the fallout of Covid-19 restrictions hit our economy. Anyone under…

Three reasons why the coronavirus crisis might fix Australia’s housing affordability crisis

Aug 13 2020

Dr Shane Oliver – Head of Investment Strategy and Chief Economist, AMP Capital Key points – For more than a decade now…

Why saving money isn’t enough

Aug 11 2020

As a financial adviser I’ve often encountered suggestions that the difference between being financially successful and not is your ability to save.…