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Award Win

Momentum have been awarded Best International Fund Management Group of the Year (Small under $10bn) at the 2021 International Adviser Global Financial Services Awards.

Managed by International Adviser, the Global Financial Services Awards recognises the product and service providers give, and going the extra mile for financial advisers and their clients

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Insights

Insight – Harmony Cautious Income fund downside protection in September while still paying 4% pa income

The key thing I’d highlight this month is actually the downside protection – Cautious Income is down 2.2% from the recent peak in early September vs a 7.8% fall for the S&P 500 and 9.4% for both the Nasdaq and FANG+ indices (not saying they deserve to be compared but many have done so whilst tech was going up!).

Yes MSCI World is flat year to date (to the 25th unlike data below), but we know that has been almost entirely driven by the performance of the mega cap growth / tech stocks which we naturally do not have much exposure to in the Cautious Income fund, given they pay little to no income.

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Viewpoint

Viewpoint – March 2022

The benign conditions enjoyed by financial markets in the 18 months since the depths of the pandemic were well and truly shattered in the first quarter of 2022, driven by two powerful shocks, both largely unexpected and each with huge consequences globally: Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the Fed’s very sharp hawkish shift in policy. The immediate consequences of the war produced surges in energy prices and further disruptions to key commodity markets and supply chains, adding to the damage inflicted by the pandemic. But away from commodities, there were few markets that could withstand the heightened risk of a significant slowdown in global growth and much higher interest rates than anticipated only a few months earlier.

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Weekly Digest

Global Matters Weekly – Venturing overseas

With the skies and borders mostly open for international travel again, I’ve been visiting our parent company’s home market of South Africa this past week, a welcome opportunity to catch up with colleagues and clients in person. The hot topic has been investing overseas, following the local central bank’s recent relaxation of offshore investment limits; now investors can take up to 45% overseas. One of the many questions this brings into focus – for investors there but also around the world – is the risks that come with having so much of a portfolio invested overseas, and how best to manage them.

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An independent 3rd party distributor of investment solutons to the International IFA market offering a range of market leading funds and strategies, Newport Distribution Ltd is committed to becoming the distributor of choice within the International IFA community.

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Newport Distribution Ltd is committed to offering the International IFA, market access to a range of sector leading, regulated, compliant and income producing investment solutions.

Through our partners, we offer a carefully selected range of investment solutions that cover different management styles, risk profiles and currencies. All of the solutions offered are managed by specialist teams and are accessed either through specific investment funds or via Newport Private Wealth Pty Ltd, an Australian based and licensed Discretionary Fund Manager.

The principals of Newport Distribution Ltd have, between them, over 50 years of experience in both the Offshore Life & Pensions and the Offshore Investment industries and as such are very aware of the challenges faced by the International IFA. Consequently, we realize that the funds and solutions offered have to produce returns in line with expectations and that the administration that sits alongside has to be clearly explained and efficient in delivery.

As a totally independent distributor of funds and services, we are able to select solutions that we believe will enhance the investment opportunities available to the International IFA and their clients.

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Cameron Knox B.Comm, Dip FP., SA Fin, ASA – CEO
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