4 reasons why listed real estate is now safer if a downturn hits

10 January 2017 Jamie O’Donnell Portfolio Manager / Analyst, Global Listed Real Estate In the last five years, those clients who were invested in the listed real estate sector have benefited from strong total returns. Notably, global listed real estate has outperformed the majority of other asset classes for eleven of the last 15 years
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2016 year in review

12 December 2016 2016 started badly for investors with worries about global growth and deflation but global growth was modest despite political events, rising bond yields and disappointing Australian growth. In the video below, AMP Capital’s Head of Investment Strategy and Chief Economist, Shane Oliver, discusses the outlook for global markets in the coming year.
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Economic Indicators

GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT (ANNUAL RATE %)* LATEST CURRENT PREVIOUS 1 YEAR AGO World (IMF/OECD) 31/12/2015 3.10 3.50 3.50 Australia 31/03/2016 3.10 2.90 2.30 China 31/03/2016 6.70 6.80 7.00 European Union 31/03/2016 1.70 1.70 1.30 United States 31/03/2016 2.10 2.00 2.90 INFLATION (ANNUAL RATE %)* LATEST CURRENT PREVIOUS 1 YEAR AGO Australia 31/03/2016 1.30 1.70 1.30
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Economic Growth Propels Profit Growth

By: DR SHANE OLIVER Chief Economist and Head of Investment Strategy, Multi-Asset Group. JULY 2016 Australia’s economic growth rate is higher than other developed economies around the world. This month Shane Oliver looks at the drivers behind these growth figures, as well as housing market figures across the country and the global share market performance. We
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End of financial year: How Have Markets Performed?

By: DEBBIE ALLISTON Head of Multi-Asset Portfolio Management. JULY 2016 As the 2016 financial year draws to a close, investors can be forgiven for wondering how they are going to continue to make money in financial markets. Cash rates globally are low and are likely to remain lower for longer, especially in Australia. Volatile and weak
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