Why equities for income?

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Income is traditionally associated with term deposits and fixed income among more defensive assets, and with real estate and the traditional concept of high dividend shares among growth assets. In the last 20-years, there has been a fundamental change in the relationship between dividend yields and the cash rate, a proxy for short-term deposit rates (as shown below). The secular […]

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Ausbil launches active, tactical dividend income fund

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Leading Australian investment house, Ausbil, has launched an Active Dividend Income Fund combining a core and tactical allocation approach to generating higher dividend income, paid to investors in monthly distributions. “In this low rate environment, and with people living longer in retirement, investors need diversified and higher income sources, with the potential over the long term for […]

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AMP Capital bolsters Australian equities capability with two hires

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AMP Capital has strengthened its Australian equities team with two new appointments, with Geoff Wells joining as Senior Portfolio Manager and Peter Harris as Senior Resources Analyst. Both  appointments expand the coverage of investment styles within the Australian equities team, led by Michael Price. Geoff Wells will take on responsibility  for managing the lower tracking […]

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Advance Australia (equities) Fair! Themes for investors in 2014

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As the country prepares to mark Australia Day, AMP Capital has identified the key themes investors in Aussie equities should celebrate and those they should look out for this year. AMP Capital Co-Head of Fundamental Equities Michael Price said: “Australian equities are a key component of many investors’ portfolios and there are reasons for investors […]

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AMP Capital forms fundamental equity team

AMP Capital has created a new Australian Fundamental Equities team, enabling it to offer a stronger range of investment products and solutions to both institutional and retail clients. AMP Capital has recruited a number of leading investment professionals who will join the firm shortly. A new and stronger investment team will also allow AMP Capital […]

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