Recent Insights

  • 2020 Impact Report
    Saturna Sustainable Funds, White Papers - September 2020

    Saturna is committed to quality impact analysis, using a quantitative scoring model for each holding as well as a holistic analysis of corporate strategy, impact, and risk. Additionally, we recognize the adoption and implementation of the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) can act as a compass for investors.

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  • Beyond Bonds: Are Gulf-Region Sukuk the Ultimate Asset Allocation Tools?
    From the Yardarm, Saturna Capital - July 2020

    This primer provides an overview of the investment landscape and characteristics of sharia-compliant investment certificates, referred to as sukuk, as a market niche that continues to evolve.  We cover the risk and return attributes of sukuk and explore their relationship to changes in the price of oil; an important point to consider since hydrocarbons largely drive sukuk issuers’ economies. 

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  • Episode 4: Hajj - 2020 and Beyond
    Halal Money Matters - July 2020

    Imam Tahir Anwar joins the podcast to discuss his experiences with hajj, the uniqueness of hajj in 2020, and strategies to save for future years.

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  • Episode 3: Investing for Retirement
    Halal Money Matters - July 2020

    Join hosts Monem Salam, Executive Vice President of Saturna Capital and Portfolio Manger of the Amana Income and Developing World Funds, Christopher Patton, Videographer and Cultural Attaché, and special guest, Owaiz Dadabhoy, Director of Islamic Investing, of Saturna Capital. In this episode, we discuss the importance of saving and investing for retirement, and how to do so in a halal way.

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  • Financial Factors in Selecting Plan Investments
    News & Announcements - July 2020

    Despite the aim to provide clarity for ERISA fiduciaries, the proposed rulemaking entitled “Financial Factors in Selecting Plan Investments” creates confusion. This appears to be, in part, because of a failure to distinguish ESG integration and economically targeted investing (ETI).

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