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 Funds Management News

​Funds Management News (FMN) is a free quarterly newsletter, with investment commentary, ethical news and developments, investment information and quarterly fund performance.​​​

FMN Summer 2019

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Economic update: Home and away – plenty of plot twists but a satisfying conclusion

Volatility across global financial markets is high due to geopolitical events. Chief Investment Officer James Cook looks at what Trump's tweets, US-China Trade, the Mexico border and other global events mean for global economic growth- and more specifically, for Australia.           

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​CEO update: The more things change the more they stay the same

Chief Executive Officer Mathew Browning reviews Commissioner Hayne’s Report on the Financial services industry: are the sanctions severe enough and how many of them will get implemented?  Mat also unveils UCA Funds Management’s new name

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Ethical corner: Credit provision for online gambling
Through shining a light on the prolific use of credit cards for online gambling, UCA Funds Management (in collaboration with other like-minded partners) has driven the largest Australian banks to address this issue over the past three years. Read more to find out what resolutions the "Big Four" banks have put in place through the initiative.
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The Hayne Report – a good first step or a missed opportunity?                             
We welcome the recommendations of Commissioner Hayne's final report in addressing misconduct in financial services. However we see this as an initial step for financial services organisations to increase consumer protections, regain the trust of the community, and maintain their social licence to operate.

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​​New name, same values

We mentioned in our previous newsletter that some changes are on the horizon. Continue reading to get a first look at the new logo and the reasons for the changes.


 


Announcing our newest board member

Zarmeen Pavri joined our board as a non-executive director in February. As a social impact investment specialist we think she is a great fit for our already knowledgeable board. Click the link below to read her impressive biography.

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