17
Oct

The rising demand of energy is presenting investment opportunities

World energy demand is expected to grow at an annual rate of 1% over the next 25 years. While renewable energy use will continue to grow, fossil fuels will remain the principal energy source. However, natural gas is the fastest growing fossil fuel and coal will continue to lose market share. This represents a significant opportunity for…
16
Oct

3 ways to position your portfolio as QE ends

The post-GFC world of record low rates and quantitative easing (QE) created many ‘fashionable’ asset classes that outperformed, such as yield plays and defensive growth stocks including big tech companies like Amazon.
16
Oct

The anatomy of a successful commercial property investment

The AMP Capital Wholesale Australian Property Fund recently bought Stage 1 of the Connect Corporate Centre in Mascot, Sydney, a sleek, brand-new building close to the Sydney CBD valued at $43.6 million.
16
Oct

Aussie banks are OK but there's better value overseas

Banks globally are better value than local banks for share market investors but our “big four” still don’t look overvalued, says Shane Oliver, AMP Capital head of Investment Strategy and Chief Economist.
02
Oct

Global Markets Ready for a Correction

Global share markets could be heading for a downward correction, predicts AMP Capital Head of Investment Strategy and Chief Economist, Shane Oliver. Global Markets Ready for a Correction
02
Oct

5 reasons commercial property is a great source of stable retirement income

Residential property has become the new religion in Australia. The buoyant market, particularly in Sydney and Melbourne where house prices have jumped 75% and 50% respectively in recent years, means residential is constantly talked about and analysed.
19
Sep

Options: Why diversification may not be enough

If you look around the world we face unprecedented risks. The Trump Presidency, North Korea’s nuclear ambitions, rising interest rates, and fully valued markets are all spot fires that could engulf portfolios. These risks can seriously dent investor’s and client’s life savings, and damage their ability to reach important financial goals. The stakes are high.  
14
Sep

How technology is cutting miners' 'path to payback'

Mining and mining services companies are entering a new paradigm; propelled by advancing technology and artificial intelligence, the segment’s “path to payback” for some of its main capital expenditures is being cut in half in some cases, according to Dermot Ryan, AMP Capital’s Multi Asset Group, direct equities, portfolio manager. 
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