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STAY ON BOARD THROUGH MARKET CYCLES

01
Aug

In this age of limitless, instantaneous information, it is increasingly difficult to focus on the things that really matter to long-term investment returns. NICK CURTIN revisits the importance of remaining invested through market cycles.

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FIFA WORLD CUP MUSINGS

18
Jul

The 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia has just successfully concluded. Like most people, I was sceptical of the TV referee introduction. But it has been a success. At first, there were lots of stoppages for key decisions but once players realised they could not game the system, diving reduced dramatically and the game flowed more smoothly.

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DAVE FOORD PRESENTATION

05
Mar

Dave Foord presented at Foord’s biannual Mind of the Manager roadshow for financial advisors. The presentation was themed on the imminent 10th anniversary of Foord’s flagship best investment view SA fund, the Foord Flexible Fund.

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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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