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Sovereign Wealth Funds Briefing 19.Jun 2012

Posted on 19 June 2012 by VRS |  Email |Print

Sovereign wealth funds (SWF) have grown to US$5 trillion but still account for just 6% of world funds under management, according to new research from Rainmaker. The SWF sector has grown 10% pa over the past four years and is on its way to reaching $US30 trillion over the next 20 years provided there are no significant capital draw downs, notes Rainmaker.
Reflecting the dominance of resource revenue in SWF assets, the Middle East makes up 38% of the sector. In Asia SWFs are primarily used to manage fiscal and currency reserve. Nearly two-thirds of Asia’s SWF assets are sourced from China………………………………………..Full Article: Source

Posted on 19 June 2012 by VRS |  Email |Print

Sovereign wealth funds have attracted a lot of attention in recent years as more countries open funds and invest in big-name companies and assets. Some experts estimate that all sovereign wealth funds combined to hold more than $5 trillion in assets in 2012, a number that is expected to grow relatively quickly.
This has given way to a wide concern over the influence these funds have on the global economy. As such, it is important to understand exactly what sovereign wealth funds are and how they first came about………………………………………..Full Article: Source

Posted on 19 June 2012 by VRS |  Email |Print

Fresh doubts have emerged over the future of Western Australia’s $5.9 billion Oakajee port and rail project. A report to the country’s economic decision-makers, which is critical to the project’s funding by China’s sovereign wealth fund China Investment Corporation, has been delayed by at least three months.
This is likely to put renewed financial pressure on miners in the Mid-West region and could lead to further delays in the project………………………………………..Full Article: Source

Posted on 19 June 2012 by VRS |  Email |Print

The delay of a report to China’s National Reform and Development Commission that is crucial to funding Western Australia’s $5.9 billion Oakajee port and rail project has cast further doubt on the project’s future. The report is required before any Chinese funds from China’s sovereign wealth fund China Investment Corporation (CIC) can be released for the project.
Its delivery has been delayed by at least three months, the report said………………………………………..Full Article: Source

Posted on 19 June 2012 by VRS |  Email |Print

Pension funds, known as AFOREs (Administradoras de Fondos para el Retiro) in Mexico, are some of Mexico’s largest institutional investors. 1.68 trillion pesos are under management with Mexican pension funds which equates to US$ 120.6 billion.
Starting June 20, 2012, AFOREs will be able to invest in the majority of commodity-linked securities. In addition, AFOREs will be able to invest in commodity futures, options, and swap contracts. Banco de México authorized investments for commodities from oil to milk………………………………………..Full Article: Source

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