Harvey D. Shapiro • March 01, 2016
European ratings rise, led by peripheral countries, while emerging-markets economies post widespread gains.
Jess Delaney • March 01, 2016
Countries from Norway to Russia to Saudi Arabia have begun drawing down their reserve funds to plug budget gaps and defend currencies.
Bailey McCann • February 24, 2016
To weather market turbulence and capture new opportunities, resource-dependent U.S. sovereign wealth funds are diversifying their asset mix.
Victoria Barbary • February 18, 2016
Rather than seeking quick liquidity amid low oil prices, sovereign funds may simply be looking for a different risk-return profile.
Victoria Barbary • February 13, 2016
The agreement of six institutional investors to support a long-term stock benchmark is a sign of the need for a different strategy.
Jess Delaney • January 28, 2016
The $11 billion sovereign wealth fund has an outsize role to play in promoting stability and economic development in this fragile island nation.
Jess Delaney • January 06, 2016
With rival governments in Tripoli and Tobruk still at odds, control of the $67 billion fund could prove decisive to nation’s fate.
Assif Shameen • November 27, 2015
Fast-growing pension funds and mutual funds are increasing their equity allocations and providing stability amid global volatility.
Allen T. Cheng • November 27, 2015
As chair and CEO of the Chinese sovereign wealth fund CIC, Ding Xuedong enjoys the trust of President Xi Jinping and other senior leaders.
Assif Shameen • September 15, 2015
Big debts and controversial transactions at the upstart fund are threatening the government of Prime Minister Najib Razak and depressing the ringgit.
Richard Teitelbaum • September 09, 2015
The combination of collapsing crude oil prices, wild currency swings and heightened governance scrutiny has created a challenging environment for many of the world’s largest sovereign wealth funds.
Patrick Thomson • July 22, 2015
By taking a long-term view, SWFs are able to access a wider range of assets, including infrastructure, and earn premiums that bolster returns.
Charles Wallace • June 22, 2015
The fallout from Argentina’s default last year is making it harder for Ukraine to restructure its debts.
Jess Delaney • May 28, 2015
Sovereign wealth funds are increasingly adopting smart beta strategies to diversify, enhance returns and reduce risk.
Patrick Thomson • May 11, 2015
Low yield on government bonds has pushed countries’ rainy-day funds toward alternative investments; foreign offices are opening to handle them.
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