Quarterly Fund Updates September 2014
October 9th, 2014
The sharp fall in the value of the Australian dollar has been a major topic of discussion in financial markets in recent weeks. Currency movement is only one determinant of stock selection within our investment process and is considered when we undertake both our operational risk assessments (how vulnerable is the company to currency movements) and as an input into our financial models. In terms of our holdings, the portfolio is a net beneficiary of a weaker Australian dollar, largely through the translation impact of companies with offshore earnings.