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  1. Pension fund to buy more overseas assets

    Posted Feb 26th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Adam Chen in Beijing The mainland's state pension fund plans to increase overseas acquisitions this year as it seizes on falling asset values and shrugs off the country's poor investment track record abroad, a government source said. National Council for Social Security Fund chairman Dai Xianglong had outlined plans to increase domestic and overseas investment targets ...

  2. Investments right up his street

    Posted Mar 30th 2008, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... operations. But in the Asia- Pacific region, we handle mainly the government funds, sovereign wealth funds, pension and insurance company funds. We manage US$1 trillion in the region. We provide ... Investment Corp, the two major sovereign wealth funds in Asia. We will also monitor the development of a similar fund to be set up in Japan. How do current market conditions affect State ...

  3. Huijin heads for merger with new unit

    Posted May 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to the new agency. The agency, which has not been set up and capitalised, would buy a stake worth US$3 billion in US private-equity fund Blackstone Group in a move to diversify its investments. ...

  4. Investment giant to tread carefully

    Posted Oct 01st 2007, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... the European Union's commissioner for economic and monetary affairs, warned that Brussels would impose investment restrictions on sovereign wealth funds unless they met European standards ... than US$70 billion for international investment- a sizeable amount but relatively small compared with existing sovereign wealth funds. Even so, plenty of attention will be focused on how ...

  5. Technocrats may find the rough and tumble too tough

    Posted Aug 11th 2007, 12:00am by Shirley Yam

    ... involvement among sovereign management funds by bringing in senior management from the private sector and increasing transparency. A good example is Temasek Holdings, an investment agency ... for smarter investment and better returns. Most importantly, it is to fend off rising political hostility. Washington and Brussels have been campaigning against sovereign funds, in particular those ...

  6. CIC tipped to balloon to US$625b

    Posted Apr 15th 2008, 12:00am by Tom Miller

    ... Tom Miller in Beijing The mainland's US$200 billion sovereign wealth fund is projected to swell to US$625 billion within three years, with US$344 billion to be ploughed into foreign ... Sovereign Wealth Funds: 2008-2010 Opportunities for Foreign Asset Managers'. By then, the mainland's three sovereign wealth funds- CIC, the NCSSF and the China-Africa Development Fund ...

  7. CIC sets stringent standards

    Posted Dec 14th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Daniel Ren in Shanghai The country's sovereign wealth fund yesterday unveiled stringent requirements for overseas firms seeking to manage part of its assets in the global equity ... the MSCI EAFE Index or 300 basis points higher than the MSCI Emerging Markets Index, the newly established US$200 billion sovereign wealth fund said. Jing Ulrich, JP Morgan's chairman ...

  8. Bargains await wealth fund, says Blackstone chief

    Posted Sep 29th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jane Cai in Tianjin The mainland's US$200 billion sovereign wealth fund has some golden opportunities to acquire overseas assets as their prices have plummeted amid the United States ... in value, people should look at CIC's long-term performance. Many overseas bankers and government officials are pinning their hopes on cash-rich sovereign wealth funds coming to the aid ...

  9. Politics may skew investment tool

    Posted Nov 18th 2007, 12:00am by Louis Beckerling

    ... Nations are getting into sovereign wealth funds to raise returns on foreign currency holdings, but there is resistance, writes Louis Beckerling Investment markets are in line for a fresh ... markets by 'sovereign wealth funds' (SWFs). The rise of the funds is partly due to the trend of the United States dollar's decline and the resulting intervention on foreign exchange ...

  10. CIC's home bias makes good sense

    Posted Dec 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Tom Holland Lou Jiwei is making soothing noises. Last week the head of the US$200 billion China Investment Corp promised the mainland's new sovereign wealth fund would not destabilise ... that characterises many sovereign wealth funds undermines the theory of efficient markets at the heart of our economic system.' Meanwhile, rumours abound that Washington may block the proposed ...




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