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World’s largest sovereign fund set to move away from traditional Europe bias
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Norway’s giant sovereign wealth fund has returned 1.6 percentage points less on an annualised basis over the last 12 years because it excluded some stocks on ethical grounds.
Norway’s sovereign wealth fund, the world’s largest at $1trn (€808.8bn), has set out a series of strong anti-corruption measures it expects the 8,985 companies it invests in to have.
The world’s largest sovereign wealth fund, which is in the process of increasing its equity exposure to 70% while reducing fixed income allocation to 25%, announced the changes in a letter to its only shareholder, Norway’s ministry of finance. In the letter, the fund’s chief executive Yngve Slyngstad argues that investing in a diversified bond portfolio […]
Sovereign wealth funds missed their return targets for the second year in a row in 2016, according to a study by Invesco. By focusing too much on the short term, they risk a longer spell of underperformance.
Despite the volatility of global financial markets this year and a steady decline in investment returns, confidence among the world’s sovereign wealth funds remains high, a survey by Invesco has found.