What to expect in 2016

Published: December 17, 2015

As 2015 draws to a close, this is the time when investors typically reflect on their positions – perhaps learning from market and subsequent investment performance throughout the year – and strategise for the New Year. Due to market corrections that occurred midway through the year, and ongoing speculation about the Fed’s position on interest […]

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Globally recovery and an optimistic outlook at home

Published: October 14, 2015

http://vimeo.com/142205665   AMP Capital 13 October 2015   By Shane Oliver Shane Oliver joined AMP in 1984, becoming Chief Economist in 1994 and is now Chief Economist and Head of Investment Strategy. He has extensive experience analysing economic and investment cycles and what current positioning means for the return potential for different asset classes such as […]

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Investment opportunities in a volatile market

Published: September 11, 2015

Global investment market turmoil has continued this past month, although some signs of stabilisation are starting to emerge. We view these falls as a correction and remain positive in terms of the bull market we’ve been experiencing in shares. In this video, Shane Oliver, Chief Economist and Head of Investment Strategy at AMP Capital, provides […]

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Has the dust settled following events in Greece and China?

Published: August 16, 2015

The video will play in a few seconds  About the Author Head of Investment Strategy and Economics and Chief Economist at AMP Capital, Shane is responsible for AMP Capital's diversified investment funds. He also provides economic forecasts and analysis of key variables and issues affecting, or likely to affect, all asset markets. Important note: While […]

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Australia: Are we likely to see any changes in tax?

Published: May 31, 2015

There’s been a lot of debate about tax concessions and this followed from the tax discussion paper, released by the Federal Government a month or so ago. There seems to be four areas of focus:  Negative gearing Franking credits Capital gains tax discount Tax concessions regarding superannuation In this video, AMP Capital’s Head of Investment […]

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Investment outlook after another solid financial year

Published: July 24, 2014

Key points with Shane Oliver, Head of Investment Strategy and Chief Economist: The past financial year saw solid to strong returns from most asset classes drive good returns from balanced and growth oriented investment strategies, including from super funds. Investors should expect returns to slow over the year ahead, but they are likely to remain […]

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European Central Bank provides more monetary stimulus

Published: July 24, 2014

Dr. Shane Oliver, Head of Investment Strategy and Chief Economist discusses the European monetary stimulus. Chapters in this video Snapshot of the European economy (00:00) Why is monetary policy easing in Europe? (00:56) What does it mean for investors? (01:38) This video must be taken in its entirely and any given chapter viewed in isolation […]

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Where to for high-yielding equities?

Published: March 13, 2014

Michael Price, AMP Capital’s Co-Head of Australian Fundamental Equities, talks to Morningstar’s Tim Murphy about the return prospects for income stocks. Chapters in this video; How can you find income in the equities sphere? (00:25) What do valuations look like in those high-yielding sticks, and where are the opportunities? (01:02) This video must be taken […]

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Reporting season and the challenges for stock pickers

Published: March 13, 2014

Gian Pandit, AMP Capital’s Co-Head of Australian Fundamental Equities, talks to Morningstar’s Tim Murphy about the importance of active management in the current market. This video must be taken in its entirely and any given chapter viewed in isolation does not represent the entire message.