Top Ten Tweets

Ashby Monk

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

  1. CIC to name new CIO: Li Keping. He’s currently vice chairman of the $130bil NSSF. Apparently, Gao Xiqing will remain Pres.
  2. Israel will start investing forex reserves abroad.
  3. Will CIC be the first foreign fund to invest in Russia’s new RDIF? Seems increasingly likely.
  4. KIC’s Kalb: “The fee budget we have got now in terms of our external mandates is completely focused on active alpha.”
  5. Qatar Investment Authority has some big recruitment plans. Looking for a job in Doha?
  6. Vice governor of the People’s Bank of China: ‘We should use reserves to purchase energy assets of strategic importance.’
  7. BlackRock latest asset manager to bolster SWF ops.
  8. The APF’s very innovative CIO Jeff Scott is leaving APF. Joining Wurts and Associates.
  9. Will Norway’s SWF start investing in infrastructure? Due to personnel change at MoF, it’s more likely than ever!
  10. Norway’s NBIM tells its portfolio companies to do more to prevent child labor.

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