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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What Can You Do About Rising Inflation?

December 14, 2021

The annual Consumer Price Index (CPI) in Australia rose 3.0% in 2021. This is one of the highest rates in over five years. The rising inflation and high-interest rates are driving up the cost of living and putting people’s wealth at risk. From grocery store items to holiday gifts to plane tickets, and more, consumers are being forced to…

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Crescent Group appoints Dr Sayd Farook as Head of Group Strategy to lead $5 billion in 5-years growth plan

December 7, 2021

Global Islamic finance expert, Dr Sayd Farook has been appointed Head of Group Strategy of the Sydney-based Crescent Group, which has pioneered Islamic investing in Australia. Crescent Group includes Crescent Wealth, Crescent Finance, Crescent Foundation, Crescent Institute and Crescent Think Tank – further explored below. The appointment comes as the group launches a five-year strategic…

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The Great Women of Early Islamic History

December 6, 2021

Contrary to popular, somewhat prevailing and almost entirely inaccurate myths in the Western world, Islamic history is full of the contributions of outstanding women. From the earliest times to the more recent, women have played a key role in the shaping of Islam as a lived civilisation. There is little doubt that this may have diminished in recent times…

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Employer Not Paying Your Super? What Should You Do?

October 29, 2021

Does your Super account balance look low? If you check your Super account and you think something’s off, you need to check with your employer. Your employer is required to contribute to your Super account every quarter. Most of the time, employers will do what’s required of them. They’ll contribute to your Super on-time, every…

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99 Names and Meaning of Allah Azzawajal

October 26, 2021

The most beautiful names belong to Allah: so call on Him by them – (Qur’an, 7:180). Did you know that Allah has 99 beautiful Names? Each name reflects an attribute of Allah that belongs only to Him. Belief in Allah is the first of our Pillars of Imaan, and understanding His Names is an important…

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Who is HealthPeak REIT and why do we invest in them?

October 26, 2021

Healthpeak Properties is a diversified real estate investment trust (REIT) that owns and develops healthcare real estate for Life Science, Senior Housing and Medical Office tenants.

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