Ashby Monk • November 13, 2015
Welcome to the weekend, everybody. Here’s some news for your reading enjoyment.
Ashby Monk • November 13, 2015
New types of sovereign funds will monetize noncore assets, including citizenship.
Ashby Monk • October 30, 2015
Welcome to the weekend, everybody. Here’s the latest news for your reading enjoyment.
Ashby Monk • October 23, 2015
Welcome to the weekend, everybody. It’s been a busy few weeks down on the Ave. of Giants. Here are some of the top stories.
Ashby Monk • October 02, 2015
Happy Friday! Here’s some of the top stories from the past week.
Ashby Monk • September 25, 2015
Since it’s been over a month since I’ve done a weekend reading post, I had over 1000 stories to wade through. These are the ones that stood out as the most important. Enjoy.
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.
Richard Teitelbaum • May 07, 2015
Bank’s currency business continues to thrive in wake of $714 million settlement, with trading revenue up 68 percent in the first quarter.
Allen T. Cheng • May 06, 2015
The $45 billion sovereign wealth fund, headed by Azman Mokhtar, is stepping up its portfolio investments in Asia and beyond, and helping Malaysia’s major companies go international.
Elizabeth Littlefield • April 27, 2015
The global environmental movement is gaining steam, powered by green institutional investment and agreements on carbon emissions.
Georgina Hurst • April 17, 2015
As China pursues global reserve status for its currency, investors keen to enter the renminbi market are turning to custody banks.
Ashby H.B. Monk, Daniel Nadler • March 25, 2015
Machine learning, artificial intelligence and other technological advances are transforming how pensions, endowments, sovereign funds and other institutions manage their assets.
Jess Delaney • March 24, 2015
As sovereign funds boost direct private equity and venture capital investment, new research suggests that they may be missing out on returns.
Mike O'Brien • March 22, 2015
Although it has the panache of a boardroom buzzword, the meaning of “solution” is a more holistic relationship between adviser and investor.
Jess Delaney • February 24, 2015
Oil-exporting nations may raid their sovereign wealth funds to plug budget holes, but the funds’ asset allocation remains unchanged.
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