Sovereign Wealth

The rise of SWFs is unstoppable

Western governments must accept the rise of sovereign wealth funds as a further sign of a shift in the world economy, according to Gerard Lyons, the chief economist at Standard Chartered, a bank.

Knut Kjr quits Norway's oil fund

Knut Kjr announced his resignation as head of Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM), which manages the country's oil-fuelled $330 billion pension fund and the bulk of the central bank's forex reserves.

ECB's Smaghi: better communication on euro needed

"[The] euro area is fully equipped to manage its own currency ... [but] better discipline is required in the preparation of the euro area's position to ensure that a consistent message is sent to its partners," Lorenzo Bini Smaghi, member of the…

Norwegian oil fund up 1.5%

Norway's Government Pension Fund - Global produced a total return on investment of 1.5% during the first quarter of 2007, which the Bank of Norway said was 0.09 percentage points above the benchmark set by the government.

Sovereign wealth funds 'set to grow rapidly'

The first in-depth investigation into Sovereign Wealth Management, published Thursday 29 March, estimates excess reserves currently held by central banks in emerging market economies at between $1.5 trillion and $2 trillion, and suggests that this number…

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