Meals on the Brothers In Need Wheels

March 21, 2022

Brothers in Need is one of our fantastic community organisations that has served the Muslim community and specifically the homeless community in Australia for the past 8 years. At Crescent Foundation, we’ve had the pleasure of supporting their work by joining some of their meals and goods distribution drives at Martin Place and also building…

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Helping the children of Ashabul Kahfi build an Islamic center

March 15, 2022

Ashabul Kahfi Islamic Center is one of our fantastic community organisations that has served the Muslim community and specifically the Indonesian community for over 20 years. Many of Australian Indonesian youth have graduated from the Islamic studies programs run by the Center and Crescent Wealth and Crescent Foundation are delighted to support them in their…

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Crescent Group appoints Head of Investments

February 22, 2022

Crescent Wealth is proud to announce the appointment of internationally experienced investment professional Mas Harris as Head of Investments, Crescent Group as we double down on strengthening our investment capabilities and sustained investment performance. Crescent Group includes Crescent Wealth, Crescent Finance, Crescent Foundation, Crescent Institute and Crescent Think Tank.  Despite challenging turbulence in global markets,…

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Why Is It Smarter to Invest in Clean Energy?

February 22, 2022

Did you know that Australians are at an all-time high with their concern for climate change (75%) and 82% of Australians support phasing out coal-fired power stations? All this concern translates into action, as Australians support recycling programs, renewable energy initiatives, AND investing in clean energy.  Many green energy investments are also taking over the financial world.…

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The Psychology Of Retirement Planning

February 22, 2022

You’re only going to retire once. Don’t mess it up! The average retirement age is 55.4 years. Yet the life expectancy in Australia is 82.9 years.  You need to save up a lot of money, starting right now. But you need to be conscious of the obstacles in your way. One big obstacle is the psychology…

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What Are NFTs and Are They Shariah Compliant?

February 22, 2022

Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) generated $10.67 billion in trade value in the third quarter of 2021, up a remarkable 704% from the previous quarter. Cryptocurrency is only on the verge of proving itself as a mainstream financial instrument. Yet, everyone—from forward-thinking companies to tech-savvy consumers—is talking about the offshoot of cryptocurrency technology called NFTs. If you’re interested in…

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Crescent Group appoints head of risk and compliance

January 20, 2022

Sydney-based Crescent Group, which has pioneered Islamic investing in Australia, today announced that it has appointed risk management professional, Saira Cader, as Head of Risk and Compliance. This follows the recent appointments of Brendan White as Group Executive and of Dr Sayd Farook as Group Head of Strategy of Crescent Group in November 2021. Saira has…

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9 Perks That Make Your Super Account Even Better

January 20, 2022

Countless Australians today are signing up for super accounts to help them take advantage of outstanding savings for retirement. In fact, more than 15.5 million Australians currently have a super fund! With so many people buying into the super system, you’re probably wondering just why this is such a popular choice. Well, the truth is, there are…

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Great Figures of Islamic Civilisation: Inventors and Thinkers that Redefined History

January 6, 2022

Long before the Renaissance in Europe, the Golden Age of Islam gave the world the brightest minds history has ever seen. When one thinks of history’s greatest scholars, most of us first look to the likes of Da Vinci, Copernicus and many other famous European scientists, mathematicians and inventors. But what’s less well-known is that many of these famous scholars from ancient Greece and Rome also…

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Who is Mapletree logistics and why do we invest in them?

December 20, 2021

Mapletree Logistics Trust (“MLT”) is Singapore’s first Asia-focused logistics real estate investment trust. Listed on the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited in 2005, MLT invests in a diversified portfolio of quality, well-located, income producing logistics real estate in Singapore, Hong Kong SAR, Japan, China, Australia, South Korea, Malaysia, Vietnam and India. Their strategy can be…

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