Future Fund Boosts Assets, Chairman Gives Warning

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Australia’s Future Fund posted positive returns for the first nine months of Fiscal Year 2014-2015. As of March 31, 2015, the Future Fund stands at A$ 117 billion in assets, posting a 15.1% return for the first nine months of the fiscal year. Asset owners such as sovereign wealth funds and large pensions are concerned about the expanding amount of liquidity being pumped into global financial markets.

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Chairman Peter Costello of the Future Fund said in a press release, “Given the enormous monetary stimulus around the world, asset prices are generally fully priced and in some cases overpriced.”

Costello added, “We remain focused on achieving the return target while avoiding excessive risk and this is particularly important as policy makers globally adjust setting with a view to delivering sustainable growth.”


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