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ForewordISSUE 35
3RD QUARTER 2015

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Short selling

Short selling, or shorting, is the practice of selling something you do not own to profit from an expected decrease in its price.

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Chinese Stock Market Movements Explained

Chinese Stock Market Movements Explained

Chinese manufacturing and investment indicators have been contracting for some time as the world's second largest economy struggles to reduce its reliance on fixed investment growth.

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Understanding Investment Risk

Understanding Investment Risk

Regulators have increasingly focused on the protection of retail investors in financial products during the last decade. Managers of collective investment scheme portfolios must now disclose a risk indicator on marketing material of investment portfolios.

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Don't Chop And Change

Don't Chop And Change

The powerful emotions of greed and fear mean that it is simply human nature to chase the best returns. As a result, investors often fall into the trap of disinvesting from an under performing fund to invest in one that outperformed over the same period.

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It's a Fact (Sheet)

Foord recently refreshed all fund fact sheets to reflect new legislative requirements for minimum disclosure documents.

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Tax Free Investment

Earlier this year Foord introduced tax free investment accounts for the Foord Balanced and Equity Funds. This tax free offering has now been extended to include the Foord Flexible Fund.

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Under Construction

Those investors who have recently visited the Foord offices will have noticed the ongoing renovation works. The renovation is unsurprisingly taking longer than originally expected but we hope to welcome you to our new space soon.

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Foreword Online Soon

Forword is going digital and will soon be available online with articles posted on Foord's website. We will continue to print Foreword, however, please let us know if you would prefer to receive it in the new digital format.

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Markets In a Nutshell

Nick Curtin summarises the market movements for the third quarter of 2015.

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