November 18

House price growth predicted to fade in 2015 after a solid Spring

Domain Group Senior Economist Dr Andrew Wilson says capital city house prices are set to grow by an average of 5% over the 2014/15 financial year, with Sydney and Brisbane leading the way. Australia’s capital city housing markets have performed solidly through the winter of 2014 with the prospect of a generally robust spring selling.

October 8

Myths around Global Listed Infrastructure

Dr Tim Humphreys (Head of Global Listed Infrastructure, AMP Capital) This month we debunk some of the common myths surrounding global listed infrastructure – an asset class which is becoming an increasingly important component of a well-diversified portfolio. Myth 1: Infrastructure is a boring old ‘economy style’ investment Nothing could be further from the truth..

September 15

To sell or not to sell?

For many Australians, the family home is their largest asset. And if you’re planning to wind down from work, you may be considering what you’ll do with yours. Like many people, you may have worked for a lifetime to build the value you hold in your family home. While selling your home may not be.

August 22

The Australian Dollar: Where to next?

Dr Shane Oliver (Head of Investment Strategy and Chief Economist, AMP Capital) Following its dramatic change of fortune in 2013, the Australian dollar has hovered in the US$0.87-0.95 range since the beginning of 2014, but where is it heading from here? Broadly speaking, the Australian dollar is seen as overvalued and is expected to depreciate.However, the.