Top Ten Tweets

Ashby Monk

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

  1. “Each $1 increase in oil prices yields extra budget revenues of $4.5bn for the GCC as a whole.”
  2. Malcolm Turnbull has become first in parliament to actively push for a new Australian SWF.
  3. Qatari Diar, QIA sub, is shortlisted to own and manage the Olympic Village in London.
  4. Kuwait Investment Authority will set up Egyptian sub with $1 billion for local stock market investments.
  5. ADIA sued in Madoff clawback attempt: Looking to recoup around $300 million.
  6. Temasek subsidiary plans $1.3 billion IPO.
  7. Good PR for SWFs in DC: QIA supplies funds for CityCenterDC project that had stalled due to skittish US investors.
  8. Peru will double the size of its stabilization fund to $5.7 billion: “We want to govern responsibly.
  9. Invest AD has been well compensated for investment risk in Iraq: 22% in six months.
  10. SWFs are expected to up their real estate investments in USA.

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This website is a project of Professor Gordon L. Clark and Dr. Ashby Monk of the School of Geography and the Environment at the University of Oxford. Their research on sovereign wealth funds is funded by the Leverhulme Trust and The Rotman International Centre for Pension Management.

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