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MARKETS IN A NUTSHELL — FOR APRIL 2024

Developed world equity and bond markets slumped in April on a combination of hot inflation data and slowing economic growth in the world’s biggest economy. The US has now recorded three consecutive months of hotter-than-expected inflation readings. Market participants are alive to the fact that the US Federal Reserve won’t be easing rates as fast or as much as previously expected. Markets are today pricing in just one Fed rate cut in all of 2024 — dramatically lower than the six to seven cuts expected at the start of the year.

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16 May 2024

In Conversation with Dave Foord

In this podcast, Dave Foord and Linda Eedes discuss the performance of the Foord International Fund and Foord Flexible Fund of Funds. And provide interesting perspective on Asian markets.

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08 May 2024

Quarterly Conversations Q1 2024 I Foord-Hassen Shariah Equity Fund

Ishreth Hassen, head of research and portfolio manager on the Foord-Hassen Shariah Equity Fund, provides an update on the fund’s performance through Q1 2024.

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SUSTAINABLE INVESTING

SUSTAINABLE INVESTING

As long-term investors, sustainable income streams are fundamental to Foord’s investment philosophy. Accordingly, we bring an acute awareness of environmental, social and governance factors to the stock selection process.

“At Foord, we look through all the falsehoods and try to do justice to the spirit of sustainable investment objectives.”

- Dave Foord, Chief Investment Officer

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TEACH YOUR CHILD TO INVEST

Foord is passionate about teaching children (and their parents) the importance of investing for the long term. More than enough and Little by little are the first in a planned series of beautiful picture books to teach children the basic concepts of investing. It forms part of Foord's financial literacy initiative.

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