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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.
Analysis

Return targets head downward

The challenging market environment is putting pressure on pension funds. In response, many are lowering return targets, rather than taking on more risk or requesting larger contributions.
Equities

NBIM calls for more listings

Norges Bank Investment Management would like to see an increase in the number of company listings and suggests more flexibility from exchanges and index providers could facilitate this.
Insider

Exchanges need to adapt to institutional demands: Norges

Institutional investors now dominate the free float holdings of listed companies and exchanges need to adapt to this enduring change in market structure and investor needs, according to Norges Bank Investment Management, manager of the $818 billion Norwegian sovereign wealth fund. Norges Bank, which itself owns around 1 per cent of the world’s listed stock, […]
Analysis

Benchmark design for an active investment process

Choosing the appropriate benchmark for active managers is a common debate among institutional investors. Norges Bank Investment Management has produced a “discussion note’ on the benchmark design for an active investment process, in which it introduces a flexible modelling framework that aims to incentivise each portfolio manager to utilise their stock-picking skill.   The benchmark […]
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