Top Ten Tweets

Ashby Monk

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

  1. Apparently, SWFs are struggling with back and middle office upgrades.
  2. CIC’s Jesse Wang: Emerging markets are a bad investment right now.
  3. Japan’s GPIF: Emerging markets are a good investment right now.  (irony)
  4. Chinese investments in USA = $2 trillion not $1 trillion.
  5. CIC may finally be getting more funding.
  6. The Libyan Investment Authority’s assets — not so easy to freeze it appears.
  7. CIC sees Fannie and Freddie as safe. Why? It’s politically impossible to let them fail. Not an assessment of their business.
  8. Temasek doubles down on Pakistan bank.
  9. Mongolia’s Vice MinFin on a SWF: ‘It’s not a ‘we’d like to,’ we need to.”
  10. Canadian Province of Saskatchewan unveils plans for a new heritage / future fund. Early days but the plan is there.

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