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Stock Highlight: FUJIFILM Holdings Corp.

While Fujifilm today is a diversified global company with three main business segments spanning imaging solutions, healthcare & material solutions as well as document solutions, many likely know Fujifilm as the Japanese photography company and the once rival to Kodak. Founded in 1934, Fujifilm grew quickly to garner a near-monopoly on camera film in Japan,…

Where Islamic Investing meets Socially Responsible Investing

In today’s world, it’s not enough to just think about risks and returns when it comes to choosing where to invest. There is a global movement to make conscious decisions to do our bit in creating positive change, and many are turning to the likes of Islamic Finance and Socially Responsible Investing to invest their…

2019-2020 Changes to your Super

The Morrison Government has a number of proposals in relation to the superannuation, many of which have not been legislated as yet. These include the introduction of retirement income products, changes to Self-Managed Super Fund trustee numbers, protection of unpaid super, opt-in for insurance cover and choice of fund changes. There are also some significant…

Stock Highlight: Mondelez International Inc.

Oreo (yes Oreo) , Cadbury, Philadelphia and Ritz – iconic brands that are among Mondelēz’s vast portfolio of well-loved consumer brands across the confectionery, food and beverage categories. With a history dating back to 1824, the Mondelēz that many are familiar with today was re-born in 2012 when Kraft Foods was split into two companies,…

Statement & 2018-2019 Financial Year Performance

Member Statements We will be sending out the 2018/2019 annual superannuation statements shortly. We’ve been working tireless and are pleased to announce our members will be receive their statements ahead of the industry. Your annual statement is an integral part of keeping you informed of what is happening within your account, it shows important information…

Crescent Wealth Appoints New Chief Investment Officer

Sydney, 8 July 2019 – Socially responsible Australian superannuation fund Crescent Wealth has appointed experienced investment professional Jason Hazell as its Chief Investment Officer. Mr Hazell has more than 20 years’ experience in superannuation, investment management, mergers and acquisitions and private equity. He has joined Crescent Wealth from Nightingale Partners, a Sydney-based venture capital firm…

Crescent Wealth’s Superannuation Tips and Tricks

Superannuation is a Trillion dollar industry in Australia and sorting your super may at times seem tricky, not so interesting and complicated. However, working with our investment team and our members, we have collated a set of simple steps you can take anytime to grow your super sustainably and effectively. Here are our top 7…

Informational Seminars: Simple Obligations of Money

Continuing our commitment to provide our members with important and practical financial information, this Ramadan we teamed up with industry experts including the National Zakat Foundation and organised the “Simple Obligations of Money” seminars in Melbourne and Sydney on the 25th and 26th of May respectively. These educational seminars focused on the essentials of Superannuation, Zakat and Wills from…

Stock Spotlight: Alibaba Group Holding Ltd

A marketplace, an internet, AI and cloud company, a venture capital and investment firm and a bank – what used to be separate industries Alibaba is combining under one roof. Founded by former English teacher Jack Ma from his apartment, Alibaba through its three main sites— Tmall, Taobao and Alibaba.com — serves hundreds of millions…

Crescent Foundation Update

We’re proud to continue our support of the Crescent Foundation, our charity arm that is focused and passionate about creating impactful and positive change. The Foundation helps with refugee education and settlement services, the preservation of Islamic Art and culture, alleviating  the homeless issue and giving a platform to the youth allowing them to express their ideas and views. This month the Foundation  announced the…