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NBIM takes aim at forex practices

The manager of the $1 trillion Government Pension Fund Global has adopted the FX Global Code of Conduct and expects its counterparties to do the same. But the pension giant hasn’t stopped there.
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Behind Norway’s coal divestment

The Norwegian Parliament’s finance committee recommendations to direct the Government Pension Fund Global to divest from companies that generate more than 30 per cent of their output or revenue from coal-related activities, is the evolution of a climate-related investment strategy that dates back to 2010. Amanda White explores the raft of tools the fund uses […]
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Sourcing liquidity in fragmented markets

As equity trading becomes more fragmented, and more trading is done outside exchanges, it is prudent to assess whether alternative liquidity pools contribute to well-functioning markets. Norges Bank Investment Management has done the work for you, analysing the contributions, structures and functions of trading venues with limited pre-trade transparency. One of the benefits of liquidity […]
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Norway’s SWF 8.8% loss in Q3

The Norwegian Government’s 3055 billion kroner ($544.9 billion) pension fund lost 8.8 per cent during the third quarter of this year, on the back of falling share markets. But its fund manager says most of the fund’s new capital inflows are still being pumped into global share markets.
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Plumbing the depths of water risks

Norges Bank Investment Management, which manages the 3.1 trillion kroner ($580 billion) Norwegian Pension Fund Global, has reported on the water management risk disclosure of the companies it invests in for the first time.
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Norway’s SWF makes first property investment

Norges Bank Investment Management, which manages the Norwegian $2,908 billion kroner ($500 billion) Government Pension Fund Global, has made its first property investment following approval by the Norwegian Government to invest in the asset class in March.
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