The value of life insurance advice

It can happen to anyone, and it’s important for everyone. Dr Greg Trevaskis always understood the value of life insurance but needed the help of his adviser to assess the options and put the right types of cover in place. This cover proved vital when Dr Trevaskis was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Here he tells […]

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Market update: Constrained returns – what does this mean for investors?

AMP Chief Economist, Shane Oliver, takes a look at the medium term return potential for major asset classes and what it means for investors.  

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All about Investing

AMP representative talks about setting financial goals and understanding how you can make the most of your superannuation fund and investment opportunities.  

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How the Economic Machine Works – Ray Dalio

Bridgewater founder Ray Dalio put out a paper titled “How the Economic Machine Works: Leveragings and Deleveragings.” It explains through history why the financial sector and the economy had it’s ups and downs. Source: http://www.cnbc.com/id/101055852

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Video Insight – Magellan Global Fund Update

In this webcast, Hamish Douglass, CEO and Portfolio Manager of the Magellan Global Fund, discusses: US politics and recent developments; The significance of the Federal Reserve’s Quantitative Easing program Magellan Global Fund’s performance; and Key themes and recent changes within the Magellan Global Fund portfolio. You can access the video by clicking here.

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Video Insight – What does an election mean for shares?

Shane Oliver, Head of Investment Strategy and Chief Economist, discusses the implications of next month’s election for Australian shares. Topics Covered: What happens to share markets around an election? (00:10) What are the likely consequences of a Coalition win? (00:59)

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Video Insight – New worries for investors – how serious?

Latest insights from AMP Capital’s Head of Investment Strategy and Chief Economist, Dr. Shane Oliver. Topics Covered: Is the current market weakness just seasonal? (00:10) Are there risks of a new bear market? (00:41) What does this mean for investors? (02:13)

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Video Insight – The Australian dollar – the best is behind it

Our Head of Investment Strategy and Chief Economist, Shane Oliver, discusses the implications of a falling Australian dollar for investors. Topics Covered: Is the Australian dollar currently overvalued? What could drive the downward trend? What does this mean for investors?

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Video Insight – Federal Budget 2013

Full analysis and commentary of the 2013 Federal Budget and its impacts for the economy, markets and investors from AMP Capital’s Head of Investment Strategy and Chief Economist, Shane Oliver. Please click here for video’s on the Federal Budget 2013. Topics Covered: Will the Budget stimulate or stifle economic growth? What the Budget means for investors? […]

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Video Insight – Falling interest rates – is there further to go?

Shane Oliver, Head of Investment Strategy and Chief Economist, discusses the RBA’s decision to cut interest rates to historic lows. Chapters in this video: What drove the RBA’s rate cut decision? (00:10) Are rates likely to track towards the 2% mark? (00:57) What does this mean for investors? (01:44)

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