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THE YEAR IN REVIEW

30
Jan

Politics has always impacted financial market outcomes, but in 2017 the effects were particularly acute. This dynamic was not isolated to any specific region but was manifest across the globe, perhaps indicating an inflection point in the world order. NICK CURTIN reviews the major events and market outcomes of 2017.

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STEINHOFF ALLOCATION IN FOORD INVESTOR PORTFOLIOS

11
Dec

The resignation of Markus Jooste as CEO of Steinhoff, disclosure of potential accounting irregularities and delay in the publication of Steinhoff's audited financial year-end results caused a calamitous fall in the Steinhoff share price. At this stage details are vague. Foord’s exposure to Steinhoff was mandate dependent, in keeping with Foord’s investment approach to match investment risk to the investment objective and to own assets that suit the investor’s profile and time horizon.

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A LONG-TERM VIEW OF THE RAND

11
Aug

We are frequently asked, “Where do you see the rand going?” The question is valid because investors wish to preserve and grow their investments in rand and dollar terms, an attainable long-term objective. WILLIAM FRASER explains why it’s critical to take a long-term view of the rand.

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RBC MIGRATION: FURTHER INFORMATION

27
Jun

As recently communicated, the administrator for all the Foord global and international funds will change to RBC Investor & Treasury Services (RBC) from 1 July 2017. This announcement contains further information for investors.

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CONSOLIDATION OF OFFSHORE SERVICE PROVIDERS

13
Jun

By way of introduction, Foord Asset Management (Guernsey) Limited established the Foord International Trust (FIT) in Guernsey in 1997. In 2012, Foord Asset Management (Singapore) Pte. Ltd was established as an investment research office and launched the Foord Global Equity Fund (FGEF) in Singapore. Foord Asset Management (Foord) then mirrored the FIT and FGEF investment strategies in two UCITS-compliant sub-funds of Foord Sicav in Luxembourg, Europe’s leading cross-border funds market. Unlike FIT and FGEF, these UCITS Funds are eligible for distribution in all EU markets.

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