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CIC lukewarm on Euro bail-out

The head of China’s $400 billion sovereign wealth fund has offered in principle support for injecting money into the struggling Eurozone but notes any commitment of funds must be an investment rather than a political decision. China, China Investment Corporation, CICAsset Owner:
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China a mystery going at breakneck speed

It’s not until you’re on the ground that the basic growth story in China is really obvious. When Guy Russo, now head of Kmart in Australia, was the head of McDonald’s in China, they called it “opening a store every four hours”. China, economic growth, Guy RussoAsset Owner: White is responsible for the content across […]
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Day Two wrap

Managing director of China Investment Corporation, Hua Fan, and quantitative portfolio manager at CalPERS, Ho Ho, were among the highlights of day two at the Fiduciary Investors Symposium in Beijing. Asset Owner: White is responsible for the content across all Conexus Financial’s institutional media and events. In addition to being the editor of top1000funds.com, she […]
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CIC weighs into alternatives

The China Investment Corporation deployed nearly 30 per cent of its cash, or $35.7 billion, in 2010, mostly into private equity, real estate, infrastructure and other direct investments with its alternatives allocation increasing from 6 to 21 per cent in the year. China Investment Corporation, CIC, Li KepingAsset Owner: White is responsible for the content […]
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SWFs could help global stability: forum

SWFs, as long-term investors, could play a countercyclical role in providing global financial and economic stability, the International Forum of Sovereign Wealth Funds concluded last week in Beijing. International Forum of Sovereign Wealth Funds, Li KeqiangAsset Owner:
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Occidental managers make capital mistakes in rush to Orient

Everyone is mesmerised by the Asian growth story. The emerging middle classes, hundreds of millions of new consumers and, not the least, high fees for funds management services. Asian growth, Chris Ryan, mistakes in Asian setup, Perpetual CEOAsset Owner: Greg Bright is executive chairman of Conexus Financial. He has 30 years experience as a financial […]
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A 22-year love affair transforms KIC

Everyone asks Scott Kalb, the chief investment officer for the $37 billion Korean Investment Corporation, how he got the job. Scott, as his name suggests, is not Korean. Well, it’s a long story. Korean Investment Corporation, Scott KalbAsset Owner: Greg Bright is executive chairman of Conexus Financial. He has 30 years experience as a financial […]
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New endowment model: follow the SWFs

Some sort of shape is starting to take place, post-global crisis, as to how the biggest, longest-term investors are spending their money. If the endowment model was the one to follow for the past 20 years, the sovereign wealth fund model may be the one to follow for the next. HSBC, Noble Group, sovereign wealth […]
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