Oliver's Insights - 7 reasons to look beyond the gloom
China’s growth slowdown and regulatory crackdown - what does it mean for China’s growth outlook?
Six reasons why shares are at or near record levels. But is it sustainable?
Great investment quotes for topsy turvy times
Coronavirus continues to cause havoc globally and in Australia - but here are five reasons for optimism
Seven key charts for investors to watch - where are they now?
Oliver's Insights - put the latest worry list in context
Oliver's Insights - 2020-21 saw investment returns rebound – expect more modest but still good returns this financial year
Oliver's Insights - The never-ending coronavirus pandemic – why snap lockdowns in Australia make sense until herd immunity is reached
Oliver's Insights - Central banks heading towards the easing exits
Oliver's Insights - Inflation – why it matters for investment markets
Olivers Insights - Optimistic March quarter
Oliver's Insights - Inflation Q&A – should we be worried about higher inflation?
Big-spending Federal Budget set to spur on the recovery
Olivers Insights - The 2021-22 Australian Budget – spending the growth windfall to further grow the economy towards full employment
Oliver's Insights - The return of geopolitical risk? – what to watch over the remainder of 2021
Olivers Insights - Three reasons why the long-term bull market in Australian house prices may be getting close to the end
Oliver's Insights - The importance of starting point valuations for investment returns – and where are we now?
A new age of Infrastructure, Energy, and Investment is dawning
Oliver's Insights - Market outlook Q&A – global recovery, vaccines, inflation, the risk of a share crash, Aust house prices and other issues
Oliver's Insights - Shares have had a very strong rebound since March last year so where are we in the investment cycle?
Oliver's Insights - Bitcoin – it’s not a currency, it’s not a capital asset… so what is it?
Oliver's Insights -The bond crash of 2021? Seven things for investors to consider
Six key things to know about super in 2021
Oliver's Insights - Nine common mistakes investors make
Capital Edition Jan/Feb 2021
Oliver's Insights - Seven key charts for investors to watch regarding the global economy and investment markets this year.
Oliver's Insights - Seven key charts for investors to watch regarding the global economy and investment markets this year
Oliver's Insights - US political protests, inflation and rising bond yields
Oliver's Insights 2021 – a list of lists regarding the macro investment outlook
Oliver's Insights - Review of 2020, outlook for 2021 – from pandemic to recovery
Modern Monetary Theory – can it help with economic problems or is it just another Magic Money Tree?
Olivers Insight's - Joe Biden on track to become US president. Implications for investors and Australia
RBA cuts rates to just 0.1% and ramps up quantitative easing – but will it work?
Federal Budget 2020-2021
Olivers Insight's 22 September 2020
More action out of the RBA this month to support the economy | AMP Capital
RBA holds – but more stimulus likely as Victorian lockdown to knock at least $12bn from national GDP
Oliver's Insights - The fiscal cliff is more likely to be a fiscal slope – and why concerns about Australia’s budget deficit are overblown
Oliver's Insights - 2019-20 saw poor returns - but it could have been much worse
Oliver's Insights - The US presidential election - implications for investors
Oliver's Insights - How worried should investors be about a “second wave” of coronavirus cases?
Oliver's Insights - Shares climb a “wall of worry” - but is it sustainable?
Oliver's Insights - 10 medium to longer-term implications from the Coronavirus shock
The coming surge in Australia’s budget deficit and public debt due to coronavirus – can we afford it?
The Lucky Country - three reasons why Australia may come through this period of global misery better than most countries
Capital Edition Issue 08
Why super and growth assets like shares have to be seen as long-term investments
Light at the end of the coronavirus tunnel – what does it mean for investors?
Magic money tree – QE & money printing and their part in the coronavirus economic rescue
Capital Edition Issue 07
What signposts can we watch to be confident shares have bottomed?
The coronavirus pandemic and the economy – a Q&A from an investment perspective
Is coronavirus driving a recession, depression or an economic hit like no other? What does it mean for the bear market in shares?
The threat to Australian house prices from Coronavirus
Five charts on investing to keep in mind in rough times like these
The increasing economic threat from coronavirus - what to watch for and what should investors do?
Capital edition issue 6
The plunge in shares – seven things investors need to keep in mind
The increasing spread of Coronavirus – updated economic and investment market implications
Oliver's Insights - Three reasons why low inflation is good for shares and property
From bushfires to coronavirus - five ways to turn down the noise around investing
Olivers Insights -The China Coronavirus outbreak – economic and investment market implications
Capital Edition - Why a Global Fund Manager Hired a Gamer
Bushfires and the Australian economy
Learn about refinancing your home loan and how it can save you money
Capital Edition - Strength in unity
Oliver's insights - Review of 2019, outlook for 2020 - the beat goes on
Oliver's insights - Why super and growth assets like shares really are long-term investments
Oliver's Insights - Five reasons why I am not so fussed about the global outlook
Capital Edition - A force for good
Oliver's Insights - 21 great investment quotes
Salary sacrificing into super – how it works
Five great charts on investing for income (or cash flow)
Has Australia really had three recessions in the last 28 years?
Oliver's Insights: Investment returns have been good, but they are likely to slow over the next five years
Oliver's Insights: Will the world slip up on oil again? – after oil prices spike as attacks disrupt Saudi production
Olivers Insights - Australian house prices back from the abyss - seven things you need to know about the Australian property market
Negative rates, QE & other measures the RBA may deploy – why? will it work? what would it mean for investors? | AMP Capital
Plunging bond yields & weak share markets amidst talk of recession – what does it mean for investors? | AMP Capital
Market Update 9 August 2019
Escalating US-China trade war – triggering (another) correction in share markets | AMP Capital
Olivers Insights - The Fed cuts rates | AMP Capital
How are Australia’s states and territories tracking
8 tips for female entrepreneurs
Protecting Your Super package
The longest US economic expansion ever – does this mean recession is around the corner? | AMP Capital
2018-19 saw a rough ride for investors but it turned out okay
AMP reveals what’s changing in the new financial year
Rent vs lifestyle—can you have it all?
Olivers Insights - Australian growth will be constrained - but here’s nine reasons why recession is unlikely
Olivers Insights - The $A still has more downside, but a lot of the weakness is behind us
Olivers Insights - The nine most important things I have learnt about investing over the past 35 years
RBA cuts rates to a new record low – why? will it work? how low will rates go? and what does it mean for investors?
What the Coalition’s election victory means for Australia’s economy | AMP Capital
Australian house prices getting closer to the bottom, but don’t expect a return to boom time conditions | AMP Capital
Moving interstate? The cost of living in a new Australian city could surprise you
The trade war is back – what went wrong, what it means for share markets and Australia | AMP Capital
14 money mistakes to avoid in your younger years
Seasonal patterns in shares – should we “sell in May and go away” and what about renewed trade war fears? | AMP Capital
Inflation undershoots in Australia – why it’s a concern, is the RBA running out of ammo & what it means for investors? | AMP Capital
The 2019 Australian Federal election and investors | AMP Capital
The 2019-20 Australian Budget – the long-awaited surplus and the promise of more tax cuts ahead of the election | AMP Capital
2019-20 Federal Budget
How to play catch up with your super
Women and money in relationships
Global growth slowing, plunging bond yields & inverted yield curves – not terminal but shares are due a pull back
Managing investment risk
“Millennial socialism” and the swing of the political pendulum back to the left – what it means for investors | AMP Capital
Why I still love dividends and you should love them too
Most older Aussies say they'd prefer home care over a nursing home
Five great charts on investing – why they are particularly important now
9 retirement thought starters for people in or nearing their 40s
6 predictions for the Australian economy in 2019
Australian housing downturn Q&A – how bad will it get? | AMP Capital
2019 – a list of lists regarding the macro investment outlook | AMP Capital
The Fed and market turmoil – the Fed turns a bit dovish but not enough (yet) | AMP Capital
Commercial property investing for SMSFs: why now and how? | AMP Capital
6 checks on whether acquisitions create value | AMP Capital
More than $5 million in super released for first home buyers
Corrections, gummy bears and grizzly bears in shares
13 common sense tips to help manage your finances | AMP Capital
What are the 3 biggest living expenses for households?
Are shares expensive? | AMP Capital
The pullback in shares – seven things investors need to keep in mind
The pullback in shares - seven things investors need to keep in mind | AMP Capital
Money mistakes you make in your 20s
How I became mortgage-free at 35 (and now enjoy financial freedom)
Successful investing despite 115 million worries and Truth Decay – how to turn down the noise | AMP Capital
Seven lessons from the Global Financial Crisis for investors | AMP Capital
Five things you need to know about the Australian economy | AMP Capital
Investment returns over the next five years are likely to slow | AMP Capital
Why the $A is likely to fall further and shorting it is good protection against things going wrong globally | AMP Capital
More than one-fifth of Australians in their mid 20s still live at home with parents: survey
Nine keys to successful investing | AMP Capital
7 money personalities you may identify with or want to avoid
Lender’s mortgage insurance explained
AMP and the Royal Commission FAQ - AMP
AMP grant winner cultivates Australia’s farmers of tomorrow
Super investment options – what’s right for you?
New legislation aims to benefit first home buyers
New rules to benefit those downsizing for retirement
Affordable school holiday activities
Should the RBA raise rates to prepare households for higher global rates? | AMP Capital
Global trade wars could escalate | AMP Capital
Putting the global “debt bomb” in perspective – seven reasons to be alert but not alarmed | AMP Capital
Superannuation and separation: Who keeps the money?
China’s economy is pretty stable – but what about high debt levels and other risks? | AMP Capital
Retirement planning – make the most of your money
Work expenses - what can you claim on tax?
Italy is a worry - but 3 reasons not to be concerned about an Itexit | AMP Capital
After the Australian household debt and east coast housing booms – interest rates on hold until 2020 | AMP Capital
How much super should I have at my age?
Paying bills on time just became more important
Are you entitled to a tax deduction on personal super contributions?
7 questions to determine how much insurance you might need
Planning for a (much) longer life
What is the cost of raising a child?
New legislation aims to benefit downsizers and first home buyers
Lessons from the Blue Zones: how to live longer – secrets of a long life
Separating fact from fiction when it comes to superannuation
What are the benefits of a split home loan?
The pullback in shares - seven reasons not to be too concerned
The pros and cons of investment bonds
5 steps to take control
What is an ethical super fund?
Are you eligible for school subsidies?
Australians reveal their priority goals
Will you suffer from post-purchase blues this festive season?
How to have a budget friendly holiday this summer
What do Aussies do with their super?
Will Australian house prices crash?
Estate planning: what’s involved?
How to make every cent count
7 ways to boost your super
More Aussies retiring later in life
5 ways to a longer, healthier, happier life
What will spring serve up for first home buyers and upgraders?
5 life insurance questions you’ve always wanted to ask
Most kids expect to stay at home until they're 30
What’s an annuity?
Closing the deal as a first home buyer
5 ways to make your gap year attractive to employers
Should I rent or buy a home?
How much super should I have at my age?
Should I pay off my student debt early?
What is the retirement age in Australia?
Your 5-point action plan when faced with redundancy
The Australian consumer outlook: more headwinds to come
5 credit card clawbacks that hit people who clear their balance
Beyond the budget
Childcare is expensive, but not working costs more
Top tips when buying a property with your partner
Millions but not all to benefit from 2017 super changes
A new financial year - outlook and tips for investors in 2017/18
'Covert violence': The hidden cost of financial abuse
Contemplating a gap year later in life?
What happens to my super when I die?
What opportunities are there for investors this year?
Don’t miss out on potential super opportunities
Knowing what's happening in the economic markets can help, together with your financial planner, make confident decisions about your financial well-being. Dr Shane Oliver delivers an up to date and easy to understand view of the global markets through our regular publication "Oliver's Insights"
Dr Shane Oliver is Head of Investment Strategy & Chief Economist at AMP Capital Investors and one of Australia's most respected economists.
For the latest editions of Oliver's insights, click here
Since 2001, AMP and the National Centre for Social and Economic Modeling (NATSEM) in Canberra have produced a series of reports that open windows on Australian society, the way we live and work - and our financial and personal aspirations.
The reports focus on the distribution of income and wealth as key factors that differentiate generations and segments of society. AMP sponsors this research to help our customers make informed financial and lifestyle choices.
Reports include: "Modern Family - The changing shape of Australian families - October 2013", "The Cost of Kids: the cost of raising children in Australia - May 2013" and "Prices these days! The cost of living in Australia - May 2012". View the reports here.