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Chief economist update: Currency manipulators beware
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 27 MAY 2019
... 'Big Mac' index. It showed that apart from the overvaluation of the Swiss franc (18.7%), Norwegian krone (5.0%) and Swedish krona (4.6%), currencies in the rest of the world are undervalued relative to the US dollar. China's yuan was 45.3% ...
HESTA joins ESG social media fight
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 APR 2019
... have joined the movement globally - including the Church of England Pensions Board, West Yorkshire Pensions Fund and Swedish national pensions funds AP1-4. HESTA chief executive Debby Blakey said: "Social media companies have become incredibly savvy ...
Infrastructure manager turns up the heat
HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 9 JUL 2018
... acquisition is Whitehelm's third in the Nordic region, joining its ownership of Norwegian energy from waste business SAE and Swedish onshore wind farm, Storrun. Earlier this year the firm acquired a portfolio of regional and compressed natural gas refuelling ...
The growth-inflation divide
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 28 APR 2017
... rate being cut than of it being raised in the near term". The extension came as a surprise particularly in light of the Swedish central bank's upping its growth forecast to 2.8% (from 2.5% earlier predicted) this year and 2.3% (from 2.2%) in 2018. This ...
Swedish pension giant commits to total decarbonisation
MARK SMITH  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 JUL 2016
... commitment to low carbon investing by an institutional investor. In order to reduce its exposure to climate risk, The Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund, known as AP4, has allocated 21.8 %, or around $4.2 billion of its global equity portfolio to low ...
Fidante manager closes $400m industrial water fund
ALEX BURKE  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 JUL 2016
... Water Infrastructure Limited has received $400m in commitments from six institutional investors, including the First Swedish National Pension Fund (AP1) and BAE Systems' pension fund's investment manager. It is the first institutional fund to exclusively ...
Economic Wrap
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 22 APR 2016
... the end of 2016". The Riksbank surprise decision was taken in order to reduce the risk of further appreciation in the Swedish krona because the recent upturn inflation is "fitful and inflation is expected to undershoot the target in 2016". The Riksbank ...
Who can dig a deeper hole?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 12 FEB 2016
... promised to take it further negative if it becomes necessary. Last night, "it has become necessary" for the Riksbank. The Swedish central bank cut interest rates by 15 bps down to minus 0.5% and stated that it would continue buying government bonds over ...
Report highlights sea-change in asset owner operations
MARK SMITH  |  THURSDAY, 21 JAN 2016
... some asset owners are moving away from six-monthly performance reviews. For example, one of the five buffer funds in the Swedish pension system said it had extended its alternative asset horizons from five to 10 years, reducing reliance on monthly and ...
Future Fund appoints equities head
ALEX BURKE  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 OCT 2015
... Fund has appointed a new head of equities. Now a member of the investment team, BjA�rn Kvarnskog joins Future Fund from Swedish pension fund AP4, where he held the same position. He has also held roles at DnB NOR Asset Management, AP3 and Alfred Berg ...
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