SWF Highlights

The world's best pension system is being pushed to the brink   
November 21, 2019
Source: CNN Business - London - Record low interest rates are forcing the world's best pension system to take drastic action aimed at staving off cuts to payouts that were once unthinkable.
Here's why the retail sector keeps bleeding jobs   
October 07, 2019
Source: Yahoo Finance - Last month, the U.S. economy added 136,000 jobs, with the unemployment falling from 3.7% to 3.5%— its lowest level since December 1969. But the embattled retail industry saw job losses that nearly doubled in September from...
China SAFE says will keep yuan basically stable at reasonable and balanced   
June 13, 2019 Associated Profiles : State Administration of Foreign Exchange (SAFE) Investment Company (China)
Source: ForexLive - country's forex market mostly stable current account surplus within reasonable range forex reserves steadily rising China's FX reserve is a responsible investor on global financial markets China will steadily push forward with...
Abu Dhabi sovereign fund buys 25% stake in 330 Madison Avenue   
June 13, 2019 Associated Profiles : Abu Dhabi Investment Authority
Source: Reuters - ABU DHABI, June 12 (Reuters) - Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) has bought a 25% stake in 330 Madison Avenue in New York from Vornado Realty Trust a spokesman of sovereign wealth fund ADIA said on Wednesday. The stake was...
Regulatory costs for SE Asian financial firms to rise further due to 1MDB scandal fallout   
June 13, 2019 Associated Profiles : 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB, formerly known as Terengganu Investment Authority)
Source: - Compliance costs for financial institutions in Southeast Asia are expected to rise further with the fallout from the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) scandal, said a report by global analytics provider LexisNexis Risk...
Temasek's Hu Discusses Sustainable Investing   
June 09, 2019 Associated Profiles : Temasek Holdings
Source: Bloomberg on - Jun.05 -- Robin Hu, head of sustainability and stewardship group at Temasek Holdings Pte, Singapore’s state investment firm, talks about sustainable investing. He speaks on the sidelines of the 6th Ecosperity Conference...
UPDATED: Infratil, NZ Super Fund nab nearly 40% of Metlifecare   
June 08, 2019 Associated Profiles : New Zealand Superannuation Fund
Source: The National Business Review - Shares in Metlifecare surged, making it the best performer on the NZX 50 benchmark index today, on optimism new cornerstone shareholders Infratil and the New Zealand Superannuation Fund will add value to the retirement village...
The World’s Largest SWF Bans a Stock. Does It Matter'   
June 08, 2019
Source: - The Norwegian sovereign fund has dropped one of the world’s 10 biggest smartphone manufacturers over “severe corruption” concerns. Amid a chaotic start to the year for investors in Chinese equities, one of the...
Russian Finance Ministry: use rising reserves to support exports   
June 08, 2019 Associated Profiles : National Wealth Fund
Source: CNBC - MOSCOW, June 5 (Reuters) - The Russian Finance Ministry would like to use the National Wealth Fund to support state exports, seeking to minimise risks from Western sanctions and also cut domestic borrowing, its head of state debt...
Budget 2019: Govt raids Super Fund to boost venture capital funding   
May 31, 2019 Associated Profiles : New Zealand Superannuation Fund
Source: The New Zealand Herald - The government will divert $240 million of contributions to the New Zealand Superannuation Fund and combine it with $60 million of assets held by the Venture Investment Fund to improve access to capital for growing, mid-sized...
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