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Central Bank of Turkey Signs MoU with Bank Negara Malaysia

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The press release states, “a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey and the Bank Negara Malaysia today in Istanbul, Turkey by Dr. Erdem Basci, Governor of the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey and Dr. Zeti Akhtar Aziz, Governor of the Bank Negara Malaysia.

The MoU aims to foster strategic cooperation between the Republic of Turkey and Malaysia towards promoting bilateral investment and liquidity arrangements, to support the development of the financial services sector in both countries, and to enhance economic and financial linkages between the two countries through bilateral trade and investment. This will also include building the required financial infrastructure, payments and settlements arrangements to facilitate bilateral trade in the respective local currencies of the two countries.

The implementation of this MoU would pave the way for greater collaboration in enhancing interlinkages between the two countries.”

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Follow the Money – Episode 45

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This longer-than-normal episode covers a wide range of issues including such as sovereign wealth funds, bitcoin, cryptocurrencies, Indian real estate, ESG, investment exclusions, central banking and more.

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The views in this media are expressed by Michael Maduell and other participants and are not reflective of the Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute (SWFI).

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CalPERS Board Elects Priya Mathur as Board President

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The board of the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) elected Priya Mathur as board president. The current president Rob Feckner was named vice president of the board. Feckner previously served as board president and vice president.

Priya Mathur is serving her fourth term on the CalPERS Board of Administration. Mathur is a principal financial analyst for Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART). Mathur represents public employees on the CalPERS Board, which she joined in 2002. She currently serves on four committees: Governance, Investment, Pension & Health Benefits, and Risk & Audit. She chairs the Pension & Health Benefits Committee and is vice chair of the Governance Committee.

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Oman SGRF Contemplates $1 Billion Infrastructure Fund

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Oman’s State General Reserve Fund (SGRF) is in discussions on forming a US$ 1 billion infrastructure fund. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

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