Norway – Government Pension Fund – Global – Annual Report 2008 – Notes

Norway – Government Pension Fund – Global is one of the most transparent sovereign wealth funds in the world. The sovereign wealth fund is a shareholder in more then 7,900 firms that span the globe. They are trying to expose themselves toward emerging markets.

    The fund’s ownership of global equity markets rose to 0.77%.
    Inflows of capital into the fund were record-high at NOK 384 billion and invested entirely in global equity markets
    The return on the fund was -23.3% in international currency, the weakest result in the fund’s history.
    Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM) is making significant changes to its investment strategy in order to make better use of the fund’s size and long-term investment horizon.

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