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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 At Crescent Wealth our focus is on generating long-term growth with Islamic compliant superannuation which delivers consistent returns through time. 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…

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…

7 tips and tricks to grow your super

Superannuation is a Trillion dollar industry in Australia and sorting your super may at times seem tricky, not so interesting and complicated. Here are 7 tips and tricks to grow your super.   Here are our top 7 Tips and Tricks. Tip 1. Find your lost super If you’ve changed jobs a few times in…

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. About Alibaba Founded by former English teacher Jack Ma from his apartment, Alibaba serves hundreds of millions of users, and hosts millions of merchants and…

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…

Crescent Wealth’s Eid @ Luna Park

On the weekend of the 15th and 16th of June 2019, Crescent Wealth once again organised the most unique Eid Festival of the year: Eid @ Luna Park!  On the weekend of the 15th and 16th of June 2019. Over two days and two cities, thousands of Muslim families enjoyed amazing company, surrounds and food…

Crescent’s choices ahead of the curve

EXCLUSIVE DAMON KITNEY – The Australian Talal Yassine has lost track of the number of times since he started superannuation fund Crescent Wealth, more than five years ago, that he’s been asked why the firm doesn’t invest in banks and insurance companies. “We don’t get asked that question any more,” quips the managing director of…

Stock Highlight – Adidas AG

The three iconic stripes have become synonymous with German fashion and sportswear company Adidas AG. While the stripes are among the World’s 100 Most Valuable Brands today, with an estimated worth of US$12 billion, few appreciate the logo was born from function and practicality rather than aesthetics. Way before the stripes became an identity for…

Federal Election Coalition Win – Policies on Super

As the Liberal & National Coalition return to government following Federal election win, it’s likely to be business as usual for the Australian economy. While the Coalition hasn’t flagged any major policy changes to superannuation, it announced a few minor changes in last month’s budget that it plans to make. The budget announcements last month…

Join the movement

This Ramadan, as we strive to commit more acts of good and increase our spirituality and Taqwa, we can sometimes overlook choice that can lead to long term peace of mind and better positive outcomes. Superannuation is a reality in Australia. It is a part of your income, invested on your behalf and may be the…

Market Commentary: April 2019

Continuing the theme of strong equity market returns and putting the miserable December period into the history books, the ASX200 rose by 9.5% between January and March, whilst the MSCI World Index was up 11.6% over the same period. This rebound is largely attributable to the Fed’s sudden “pivot” on rate hikes (unambiguous backflip from…

Islamic super fund Crescent Wealth targets millennials with anti-banking sharia pitch

News.com recently spoke to Crescent Wealth’s Managing Director about all things Islamic investing, the benefits to members without compromising on their values. As well the growth opportunities & challenges. Article by Frank Chung – @franks_chung Click here for full article on news.com.au An ancient rule that appears in the Bible, Torah and Koran is at…

Federal Budget Changes to Superannuation

From 1 July 2020 there are three changes to super which will allow Australians to make additional voluntary super contributions. Changes to superannuation are predominantly aimed at helping older Australians make additional contributions. In comparison to prior years, the impact on super are minor and will mainly benefit older Australians. The budget also focused on…

Journey to Umrah

Every year, thousands of Muslims from around the world converge on Mecca to perform Umrah. A sacred journey once made on foot, travel options these days are many and varied, but the spiritual significance of the trip remains as strong as ever. For Sayfullah, who cycled the 3,500km from London to Mecca in 2017, taking…

5 ways to boost your super

Whether you’re saving some extra cash or looking for a fund that invests in the things you believe in, there are lots of ways you can boost your super – without making compromises to your lifestyle. Retirement is the fruit of all your working years, and your super is one of the biggest assets you’ll…

Australia pays the price for alcohol excesses

Australians are drinking less alcohol than they have in 50 years1, but sadly 26 Aussies are losing their lives every week because of alcohol-related causes.2   Consequences The consequences of excessive drinking are apparent every day, contributing to domestic violence and murders, causing a burden to the health system, the criminal justice system and reducing…

Market Commentary: February 2019

Most major global markets continued to improve over February, strengthened by the positive progress coming from the US-China trade negotiations and the implications of the dovish stance established by the US Federal Reserve earlier this year. The Dow Jones and the Nasdaq gained +4.03% and +3.60% for the month respectively (on a total return basis). The US earnings…

Why Crescent Wealth Super invests in values

At Crescent Wealth Super, we’re committed to ensuring all Australians can protect and grow their retirement wealth without compromising their core values and beliefs. A globally pioneering Islamic superannuation fund, our investment approach reflects Islamic investment principles as well as the values of socially responsible investing. Here we explain what those principles are, why we’re committed to being…

Furthering refugee education

In our philanthropic endeavours, Crescent Wealth is deeply proud to support The Crescent Foundation and Sanctuary Australia Foundation in its aim to help further refugee education. We would like to thank the Crescent Foundation for their wonderful donation of laptops, which will provide refugees with assistance with their school work, accessing online Government services, studying English and seeking work…

Market Commentary

The last quarter of 2018 saw poor performance from most markets around the globe. The S&P/ASX 200 (accumulation) index declined -0.12% for the December month and -8.24% for the December quarter respectively. The worst performing market for the year was the Chinese Shanghai Composite index which lost approximately 25%. The investment landscape is slowly adjusting to rising US…

The real cost of smoking in Australia

Smoking costs Australian an estimated $388 Billion. Crescent Wealth Super will never invest your super in the production, promotion or distribution of tobacco.

Why is Islamic finance set for growth?

The UN has tipped Islamic finance as ‘one of the fastest growing areas of finance globally’. Read why Islamic investment is revolutionising the industry.

Crescent Wealth: The Real Story

What started as an idea has now allowed thousands of Australian Muslims and socially responsible investors to choose a superannuation fund that invests according to their values.