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Escalating US-China trade war triggering share markets correction

08 Aug 2019

AMP Capital's Chief Economist, Shane Oliver, looks at the US-China trade war and its impact on investment markets.

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The Fed cuts rates

06 Aug 2019

AMP Capital's Chief Economist, Shane Oliver, looks at the Fed cutting interest rates for the first time since December 2008.

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8 tips for female entrepreneurs

25 Jul 2019

More Australian women are starting their own businesses but they remain under represented as entrepreneurs with many challenges holding them back. Find out more with AMP

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Protecting Your Super package

25 Jul 2019

The ins and outs of the Protecting Your Super package

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The longest US economic expansion ever

25 Jul 2019

AMP Capital's Chief Economist, Shane Oliver, looks at the risk of recession in the US economy. Is it around the corner?

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Dividends explained

16 Jul 2019

If you are a shareholder of a company, you may receive payments known as dividends. These payments represent your share of the company’s profits and are your reward for investing. Dividends may be a great way to boost your income and are often considered tax effective. Find out exactly how they work and how often you’ll get paid.

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Making the most of record-low interest rates

16 Jul 2019

Why are interest rates so low and how long will they stay that way? What does that mean for you and your financial goals? Here we explain.

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2018-19 saw a rough ride for investors but it turned out okay

03 Jul 2019

AMP Capital's Chief Economist, Shane Oliver, reviews the last financial year that was a roller coaster ride for investors and assesses the investment outlook for 2019-20.

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Everything you need to know about super contributions

01 Jul 2019

Making contributions into your super can be a great way to boost the amount of money you have to live off after you finish working.

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AMP reveals what’s changing in the new financial year

The new financial year will see a raft of laws and scheduled changes coming into force impacting everything from extra super contributions, through to the age you can access the pension and the introduction of a government-funded reverse mortgage option for self-funded retirees.

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Don’t fight the Fed… or the ECB or RBA

24 Jun 2019

AMP Capital's Chief Economist, Shane Oliver, looks at the global interest rates particularly after comments from the ECB and Fed.

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Australian growth will be constrained but here’s 9 reasons why recession is unlikely

20 Jun 2019

AMP Capital's Chief Economist, Shane Oliver, attempts to put a bit of balance back into the debate about the outlook for the Australian economy which seems to have become quite gloomy lately.

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The $A still has more downside, but a lot of the weakness is behind us

18 Jun 2019

AMP Capital's Chief Economist, Shane Oliver, looks at the outlook for the Australian dollar.

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The nine most important things I’ve learnt about investing

12 Jun 2019

AMP Capital's Chief Economist, Shane Oliver, looks at his nine most important lessons from investing over the past 35 years.

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RBA cuts rates to a new record low

06 Jun 2019

AMP Capital's Chief Economist, Shane Oliver, explains what the cut to interest rates means for the Australian economy and the winners and losers.

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Australian house prices getting closer to the bottom

27 May 2019

AMP Capital's Chief Economist, Shane Oliver, looks at the outlook for house prices and revises forecasts.

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The trade war is back

16 May 2019

AMP Capital's Chief Economist, Shane Oliver, looks at the latest round of tariff increases announced by the US and China.

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3 ways Australian women can boost their super before the end of the financial year

15 May 2019

The lead-up to 30 June is a good time to make the most of your super contributions.

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7 tips for first-time property investors

14 May 2019

If you’re looking to invest in the Aussie property market, here are some key points to consider at any age.

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Seasonal patterns in shares

07 May 2019

AMP Capital's Chief Economist, Shane Oliver, asks should we ‘sell in May and go away’ and what about renewed trade war fears?

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My partner doesn’t have super, should I be worried?

01 May 2019

Your superannuation savings should be a key part of your conversation about joint finances.

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Time to find your lost super?

30 Apr 2019

Australians tracked down $860 million in lost super in just three months—are you interested in doing the same?

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Inflation undershoots in Australia

30 Apr 2019

AMP Capital's Chief Economist, Shane Oliver, looks at the issues around the further fall in inflation in Australia.

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Is it time to consider commercial real estate in the hunt for returns?

23 Apr 2019

With Australian home prices falling, perhaps it’s time for residential real estate investors to broaden their horizons?

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Salary sacrificing into super – how it works

18 Apr 2019

Salary sacrificing into super involves reducing your take-home pay to put more money away for your retirement. See what you need to know.

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Tax-deductible super contributions – are you eligible?

18 Apr 2019

If you’ve made or are making an after-tax contribution into your super, you may be able to claim a tax deduction at tax time.

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9 steps to protect your super from career breaks

17 Apr 2019

Women taking time out of the workforce need to prepare for the impact on their retirement savings.

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Making downsizer contributions into super – what you need to know

17 Apr 2019

Older Aussies can put up to $300,000 into their super using the money from the sale of their main residence, regardless of caps and restrictions that otherwise apply.

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Spouse super contributions – when adding to your partner’s super pays

16 Apr 2019

If your other half is a stay-at-home parent, working part-time or out of work, find out how adding to their super could benefit you both financially.

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Super co-contributions from the government – how you could cash in

16 Apr 2019

If you’re a low to middle-income earner and make a contribution to your super fund, you might be eligible for a government co-contribution of up to $500.

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The 2019 Australian Federal election and investors

12 Apr 2019

AMP Capital's Chief Economist, Shane Oliver, looks at the impact of Federal elections on investment markets.

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What is superannuation and how does it work?

11 Apr 2019

A helpful guide to understanding the basics of super for employees.

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A complete guide to property investment in Australia

11 Apr 2019

The pros and cons of investing in the Australian property market and your options for building an investment portfolio using property.

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12 smart investment options in Australia

11 Apr 2019

There’s more to investing than super and property. Take a look at the different investment options available in Australia which you might consider when creating a portfolio.

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Tax on superannuation

11 Apr 2019

How your super is taxed differs depending on your age, contributions and other factors, so it’s important to understand the different tax implications that could apply to your nest egg.

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What is investing? – explore where and how to invest

11 Apr 2019

Investing could be a smarter way to save and build your nest egg. But what’s the difference between saving and investing?

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Superannuation changes (including Protecting Your Super legislation)

11 Apr 2019

Interested to know what recent changes to superannuation legislation could mean for your retirement savings? Here are the key super rules in place.

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8 easy steps to take control of your super

11 Apr 2019

Want to make the most of your super? Here's how to take control of your super and make sure your retirement savings are on track.

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The 2019-20 Australian Federal Budget

04 Apr 2019

AMP Capital's Chief Economist, Shane Oliver, looks at the 2019-20 Federal Budget.

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Federal Budget 2019-20

03 Apr 2019

Find out how the changes proposed in the 2019-20 Federal Budget could affect you

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Global growth slowing, plunging bond yields & inverted yield curves

27 Mar 2019

AMP Capital's Chief Economist, Shane Oliver, looks at what the global growth outlook means for investors.

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How to play catch up with your super

19 Mar 2019

Now you can put more into super at the concessional rate of tax, starting from the 2019-20 financial year.

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Millennial socialism and the swing of the political pendulum back to the left

15 Mar 2019

AMP Capital's Chief Economist, Shane Oliver, looks at what growing support for higher taxes on the rich and greater government intervention in the economy mean for investors.

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How compound investing can help your super grow

15 Mar 2019

AMP Capital's Chief Economist, Shane Oliver, looks at how understanding and making the most of compound investing in your super today, could make a difference to your eventual retirement income

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Managing investment risk

12 Mar 2019

Working out your risk profile is the first step towards developing a diversified investment portfolio.

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Australia slides into a "per capita" recession

08 Mar 2019

AMP Capital's Chief Economist, Shane Oliver, looks at whether Australia’s luck has run out as housing turns down.

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Why I still love dividends and you should love them too

04 Mar 2019

AMP Capital's Chief Economist, Shane Oliver, looks at the importance of dividends for investors.

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Putting superannuation on your list of resolutions for 2019

27 Feb 2019

What's a resolution you've made for 2019? Put sorting superannuation on your list to boost your retirement savings this year.

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Five charts and a table to watch regarding the global economy and markets this year

26 Feb 2019

AMP Capital's Chief Economist, Shane Oliver, takes a look at five global charts and a table critical to watch this year.

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Five great charts on investing – why they are particularly important now

25 Feb 2019

AMP Capital's Chief Economist, Shane Oliver, revisits five very useful charts for understanding investing.

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Employer not paying your super? How to find out & what you can do

21 Feb 2019

Billions of dollars in super contributions go unpaid every year, so if you’ve never checked your super account before, now might be a good time.

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Helping Australian women to close the gap

13 Feb 2019

The latest Financy Women’s Index scorecard shows progress in some areas but a persistent gender gap in others.

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Why growth in China is unlikely to slow too far and why it needs to save less and spend more

07 Feb 2019

AMP Capital's Chief Economist, Shane Oliver, looks at the outlook for China.

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6 predictions for the Australian economy in 2019

29 Jan 2019

AMP Capital's Chief Economist Shane Oliver gives his forecast for house prices, economic growth and interest rates.

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Australian housing downturn question and answer – how bad will it get?

23 Jan 2019

AMP Capital's Chief Economist Shane Oliver answers key questions surrounding the recent housing downturn.

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2019 – a list of lists regarding the macro investment outlook

22 Jan 2019

AMP Capital's Chief Economist, Shane Oliver, provides a summary of key insights and views on the investment outlook.

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The Fed and market turmoil – the Fed turns a bit dovish but not enough (yet)

20 Dec 2018

AMP Capital's Chief Economist, Shane Oliver, provides a review of Federal interest rate changes in the last three years, what we should expect, and what investors should do.

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6 things to avoid as a newbie investor

19 Dec 2018

Whatever your age, if you’re thinking of dabbling in investments like shares, managed funds or cryptocurrencies, here are a few things to steer clear of.

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How does my super compare to other 20 and 30-year olds'?

19 Dec 2018

If your bank balance is looking a bit dreary, chances are what’s in your super fund could come as welcome news. See how you fare against others your age.

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Oliver's insights - The Australian economy in 2019

13 Dec 2018

AMP's Chief economist discusses house prices, growth and interest rates in 2019.

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Oliver's insights - Review of 2018, outlook for 2019

07 Dec 2018

AMP's Chief economists' review of 2018 and outlook for 2019 - another cycle extension.

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What is responsible investing?

If you’d like your money to make a difference to the world as well as to your future, ethical investing may be for you.

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Women and money

When it comes to managing money, research shows that many women are highly competent.

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8 ways to boost your super

14 Nov 2018

Find out ways to increase your super, so when the time comes you'll have the savings you need.

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How to invest in property without actually buying one

24 Oct 2018

You don’t have to be a landlord, deal with tenants or put a deposit down on a home to get your foot in the property market.

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