23.04.2013 - Massive sovereign wealth fund gobbles up JGB UBS
Market attention is now shifting to the Government Pension Investment Fund in Japan. This giant asset manager has Y111.9trn ($1.19trn). It is not a sovereign wealth fund, however its size is likely to exceed established sovereign wealth funds globally. Currently, GPIF has around 60% of its assets in Japanese government and state FILP bonds. In contrast, less than 13% of its assets are in Japanese stock, while foreign assets account for about 23% of funds. GPIF reports into the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare...............................................Full Article: Source
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