Norway government petroleum fund 2000 return 2.5%

Norway's government petroleum fund had a return on capital last year of 2.5%, when measured in terms of a currency basket that corresponds with the Fund's benchmark portfolio, the Norwegian central bank reported on Mar 9.

In Norwegian krone terms, the return was 6.5%, with the difference between the return figures reflecting the depreciation of the krone during the three months, Norges Bank said. In international currency terms, the equity portfolio fell 5.8% in value, while the fixed-income p