Are you comfortable with risk being passively managed?

At a time when they need it the most, many investors may not be aware they’re actually leaving the risk management of their portfolios to chance. Following a decade of rising share markets since the Global Financial Crisis – even further, the best part of the last 30 years has seen progressively lower interest rates, higher debt,…

How to spot a sustainable dividend

There are possibly few questions as important for retirees looking for an income stream than the question around whether a company can maintain and grow its dividend over time. Finding companies able to pay out high dividends is one thing – we have means to do this quite easily in a quantitative way, meaning we can rank…

Peer to peer lending

The share economy has reached the world of banking. We explain what peer to peer lending is, along with the benefits and risks. While still relatively small, peer to peer lending, otherwise known as P2P lending or marketplace loans, is a growing part of the global financial landscape. Still in its relative infancy in Australia, the local…

Reflections on volatility: Australian equities and fixed income

Australian equitiesIncome investing in volatile timesBy: AMP Capital Co-Portfolio Managers (Income) Dermot Ryan and Tom Young. Volatility, which has been dormant in markets for the past few months, has jolted to life the last few days. The US market has concurrently had its worst and most volatile day since 2015, followed by its best day since 2016…

Bitcoin - Is it really for you?

Some people may have made big money, but plenty of latecomers would have experienced dreadful losses. If I could sum up the contents of my junk emails over the last 12 months in a single word it would be: Bitcoin. I can’t tell you how many unsolicited invitations I’ve received to start trading bitcoin. This alone is…

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