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14 Jan 2021

The Rise and rise of the Foord Global Equity Fund

The Foord Global Equity Fund performed extraordinarily well in 2020, which was an extraordinary year by any measure. Portfolio manager Ishreth Hassen reviews the fund’s index-beating performance.

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13 Jan 2021

Markets in a Nutshell — December 2020

Developed market equities again reached new highs on the first COVID-19 vaccine approvals by US, UK and EU regulators and the passage in the US of a $900 billion pandemic relief bill. Despite accelerating COVID-19…

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09 Nov 2020

Markets in a Nutshell — November 2020

Global equities fell for the second consecutive month after US stimulus delays, slow vaccine development and accelerating COVID-19 infections served to arrest the market’s rally. US equities also fell as US election…

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08 Oct 2020

Markets in a Nutshell - October 2020

Global equities retraced from a five-month rally that had been ignited by a robust recovery in many high frequency economic indicators. Worries that high unemployment levels and expiring stimulus measures could…

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15 Sep 2020

The More Things Change...

The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically and swiftly changed our living routines and operating habits. Future gazers have opined on how much of our daily lives will change permanently. But Foord Singapore analyst JC…

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08 Sep 2020

Markets in a Nutshell - September 2020

The global equity rally continued, recouping all losses suffered earlier this year. The US S&P 500 index surged to an all-time high, capping its best August in 36 years. A resurgent China led emerging markets higher…

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