Top Ten Tweets

Ashby Monk

Here they are: Your top news items from the past week’s @sovereignfund feed:

  1. Oxford Tweeps: SAMA Governor will be at Exam Schools February 16 to talk about “Macro-Economic Management in an Oil Economy.”
  2. IMF says it was intimidated by UK authorities to soften economic criticism before the crisis. Regrets not sticking to its initial assessments.
  3. Interesting story about China’s M&A machine.
  4. SEC probe into managers’ dealings with SWFs is bigger than thought. Scope includes all foreign public investors.
  5. China invests in Canada’s gas industry: $5.4 billion transaction!
  6. Former Canadian Diplomat suggests caution over China’s investments in strategic industries.
  7. Kazakh SWF Samruk-Kazyna to lead an industrial modernization drive in local economy. ‘Picking winners’ … isn’t easy.
  8. Abu Dhabi may launch new oil and gas firm with Tony Hayward, of BP notoriety, at the helm.
  9. Emirates Investment Authority — the federal SWF in the UAE — may finally be getting going: reshuffled and refocused.
  10. “Half the top 10 sovereign wealth funds — including the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority — have offices in London.”

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