The world's largest sovereign wealth fund: A closer look. In a move to increase transparency and strengthen the vote execution chain, the world's largest...

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The world's largest sovereign wealth fund: A closer look. In a move to increase transparency and strengthen the vote execution chain, the world's largest sovereign wealth fund is planning to publish how it will vote at annual meetings from 2015. On TradingFloor.com, Alex Forrest Whiting reveals five facts about Norway's Oil fund: 1. The fund, officially called the Government Pension Fund Global is worth USD870bn and is expected to be worth over USD1.1 trillion by 2020 2. The Fund was established in 1990 and is managed by Norway's Central Bank via Norges Bank IM 3. It invests in 60% equities, 35% fixed income and 5% real estate 4. Its largest equity investments are: Nestle, Royal Dutch Shell, Novartis, HSBC Holdings and Vodafone. 5. The fund has strong ethical guidelines and won't invest in numerous companies, including British American Tobacco, Wal-Mart and Rio Tinto. (VIEW LINK)


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