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COVID-19 Live Webinars: Insight and Analysis

Welcome to Crescent Wealth’s regular COVID-19 Analysis. As Australia’s only Islamic Finance Superannuation Fund our investment analysts provide unique insight from our position of positive investment. Crescent Wealth’s leadership is committed to proactive, open and transparent communication with our members and key stakeholders in the market. We recognise COVID-19 has created significant concern among our…

Why Crescent Wealth focuses on Islamic investments for your long-term future

We reckon it’s a great time to open the conversation around vices and how avoiding them can lead to a range of benefits. Changing our behavioural habits not only leads to healthier lives but also saves money, increases productivity and leads to a more enjoyable life boosting concentration and energy. Australians are some of the…

Market Update – 17 March 2020

While markets are currently extremely volatile, Crescent Wealth remains vigilant in monitoring the situation and managing the portfolios closely.

Market Update

Date: 5th March 2020 Our Chief Investment Officer, Jason Hazell gives us a market update amidst the current impacts of the coronavirus on share markets, and how Crescent Wealth is positioned to weather such volatility. ——- The last week of February 2020 saw equity markets sell off due to concerns relating to the coronavirus emerging…

Stock Highlight – Lifestyle Communities (LIC)

Lifestyle Communities is far from the average retirement provider for over-50s – it’s committed to helping Australians live an independent life of luxury at an affordable price. With a mission to enable working, semi-retired and fully retired people to live a more comfortable and affordable life, the company operates land-lease communities that are remarkably different…

Making your super work for you

A team of researchers from the Australian National University set out to reveal the uncomfortable truth about super: that there’s no one-size-fits-all solution for contributions. It’s all dependant on your lifestyle, your risk appetite and what you want to accomplish with your investments. They put into practice a ‘stochastic life-cycle model’ to “calculate the optimal…

Crescent Wealth set to become first sukuk investor

This feature was originally published by i3. To read the full article, click here. Crescent Wealth is not your average pension fund. As Australia’s only Islamic superannuation fund, it needs to invest its money in compliance with sharia law and this means that, right from the start, its investment universe is different from those of…

Febfast and why Crescent Wealth focuses on ethical investments for your long-term future

Febfast is an annual challenge that promotes avoidance of common vices like alcohol and sugar all to raise much-needed funds, awareness and support for disadvantaged young Australians aged 12 to 25. But it’s also so much more than just an awareness campaign. Proactive challenges like Febfast can open up a conversation around vices and how…

Stock highlight: Texas Instruments

For decades it was a staple in the classroom thanks to its world-renowned calculator technologies, but Texas Instruments has since evolved into a global leader in the semiconductor and integrated circuits industry. Beyond the bottom line, giving back to and supporting STEM education remains a core component of their overarching goal to equip, empower and…

Reviewing our stellar calendar-year performance

The start to a new year is the perfect time to disclose our performance for the 2019 calendar – and what a hugely successful year it was. Consistent growth with double-digit net returns meant our members were rewarded for their investments and can approach 2020 in high spirits. Investment markets rebounded incredibly strongly in the…