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Reuters: Hedge fund manager to lead Norway sovereign fund after $124 billion loss

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OSLO (Reuters) – Norway’s sovereign wealth fund, the world’s largest, named a London-based hedge fund manager as its new chief executive on Thursday and said it had lost $124 billion (104 billion pounds) this year as stock markets tanked due to the coronavirus pandemic. Norwegian-born Nicolai Tangen, until now chief executive of AKO Capital, which […]

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Press Release: Federal Reserve announces the establishment of temporary U.S. dollar liquidity arrangements with other central banks

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The Federal Reserve on Thursday announced the establishment of temporary U.S. dollar liquidity arrangements (swap lines) with the Reserve Bank of Australia, the Banco Central do Brasil, the Danmarks Nationalbank (Denmark), the Bank of Korea, the Banco de Mexico, the Norges Bank (Norway), the Reserve Bank of New Zealand, the Monetary Authority of Singapore, and […]

Source: The Federal Reserve


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Bloomberg: Richest Nordic Nation Gets Banking Giant After Rates Diverge

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Norway is the only Scandinavian country that never resorted to negative interest rates. It now seems clear that its monetary policy choices helped its biggest bank. DNB ASA, which is based in Oslo, has enjoyed growth in recent years as most of its biggest competitors have fallen behind. Its share price has swelled so much […]

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Reuters: Norway wealth fund, Prologis in $2 bln real estate acquisition

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OSLO, Nov 25 (Reuters) – Norway’s sovereign wealth fund and property investment group Prologis Inc have agreed to jointly buy a $1.99 billion logistics real estate portfolio, Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM) said in a statement. “The portfolio consists of 127 properties located across multiple U.S. markets, including Southern California, San Francisco Bay Area, Seattle […]

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Bloomberg: Norway Unexpectedly Withdraws Cash From Massive Wealth Fund

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Norway unexpectedly took almost $400 million from its sovereign wealth fund in August, marking the first such withdrawal in over a year as western Europe’s biggest petroleum producer takes advantage of its enormous piggy bank amid a decline in oil prices. Tapping the world’s biggest wealth fund remains an extremely rare occurrence in Norway. The government made its first […]

Source: Bloomberg

Published: October 1, 2019


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