13.03.2013 - Phillipines: Sovereign wealth fund under consideration
Economic managers are studying the possibility of setting up a Philippine sovereign wealth fund to maximize returns from the countryís foreign exchange holdings. "As I understand, the national government is conducting a study on the possible operations of a sovereign wealth fund," central bank Governor Amando M. Tetangco, Jr. said at the sidelines of yesterdayís Philippine Investment Forum. Finance Secretary Cesar V. Purisima confirmed that the plan was being considered, although he said the review remained in the preliminary stages. "We havenít brought up the matter with [President Benigno S. C. Aquino III] yet. So far, itís just look, see, study and evaluate," Mr. Purisima said...............................................Full Article: Source
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