Sun, Jun 13, 2021
A A A
Welcome mteam
RSS
Sovereign Wealth Funds Briefing 14.Aug 2012

Posted on 14 August 2012 by VRS |  Email |Print

Jakaya KikweteThe rationale behind Tanzania’s plan to create a gas sovereign wealth Fund (SWF) to finance development projects in future has been praised by analysts.
President Jakaya Kikwete said last week that his government was studying various models for managing revenues from gas production, adding that they were focusing on those with sovereign wealth funds. Analysts said that with revenues management and investments, it was important for the government to start entertaining the idea of a sovereign fund……………………………………….Full Article: Source

Posted on 14 August 2012 by VRS |  Email |Print

Rohit SipahimalaniTemasek Holdings, a sovereign wealth fund of the Singapore government, derives its name from an old coastal town that stood at the spot Singapore does now. And just as this spot metamorphosed over the past century into one of the world’s most advanced and wealthy nations, Indian infrastructure too, the company hopes, will transform itself for the better.
Rohit Sipahimalani, Temasek’s Co-chief Investment Officer and India head, does not share the widely expressed view that the Indian economy is in serious trouble………………………………………..Full Article: Source

Posted on 14 August 2012 by VRS |  Email |Print

Currently, little about India looks promising. Foreign institutional investors (FIIs) have invested $11.26 billion in Indian equities since January. Even as they sell in other Asian markets, large global funds are continuing to invest in Indian equities.
Almost half the flows seem to have come from ‘other’, that is, unexplained sources comprising sovereign wealth funds, sector funds, hedge funds, etc. This could lend credence to the oft-repeated conspiracy theory that a lot of FII flow into India is, in reality, Indian money disguised as FII money.”……………………………………….Full Article: Source

Posted on 14 August 2012 by VRS |  Email |Print

Sovereign wealth funds are increasingly interested in buying China’s domestic bonds to get a bigger foot in the world’s second largest economy, benefit from good yields and diversify their exposure to more currencies.
Despite concerns over China’s slowing growth, the giant industry, which manages countries’ windfall revenues for future generations, is taking advantage of the gradual opening up to foreign investors of its mainland bond market worth over $3 trillion………………………………………..Full Article: Source

Posted on 14 August 2012 by VRS |  Email |Print

What are sovereign wealth funds and public investors to do in this low and sometimes the case negative yield environment when it comes to fixed income investments? Three prolific contractions in world economic growth after the financial crisis were ameliorated by government policy tools.
Bazooka rounds of fiscal stimulus and monetary expansion by central banks have staved off short-term pain, but have lengthened long-term strain. What is frightening is that policy responses whether fiscal or monetary seem to be less effective in invigorating private sector growth without adding to deficits. Interest rates could still fall further or remain extraordinary low, but for how long? ……………………………………….Full Article: Source

Posted on 14 August 2012 by VRS |  Email |Print

Qatar, the second-largest shareholder in takeover target Xstrata, has again lifted its stake in its standoff with suitor Glencore, bringing its holding to 11.5%.
Qatar Holding bought shares consistently after commodities trader Glencore’s $26-billion all-share bid for Xstrata was announced in February, lifting its stake from 3% to almost 11%, but the buying stopped after the sovereign wealth fund’s surprise announcement in June that it was demanding improved terms to support the deal. It resumed buying in late July and has since upped its stake incrementally, buying shares on Friday to raise its stake to 11.456 percent, according to a regulatory filing on Monday………………………………………..Full Article: Source

See more articles in the archive

banner
banner
banner
banner
June 2021
M T W T F S S
« Nov    
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
282930