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The Fund's Market value

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We work to safeguard and build
financial wealth for future generations

A film about the fund

The Norwegian people own the fund

See our film about the history, objective and management.

The fund's investments

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the holdings

We invest in 9,000 companies and have investments in 75 countries. The fund's annual holdings are available from 1998 to end of 2014.

Global investments

39%

Europe

 

39%

North America

18%

Asia and Oceania

4%

rest of the world

Investments

Investment strategy

60%Equities

35%

Fixed income

5%

Real estate

Investment strategy

Responsible investment

Focus areas

  • Equal treatment of shareholders
  • Shareholder influence and board accountability
  • Well-functioning, legitimate and efficient markets
  • Children's rights
  • Climate change risk management
  • Water management
Responsible investments

2014 report

responsible
investment

Our work on responsible investment is an integrated part of the investment process. The aim of this report is to provide an overview of the many areas we are working on.

read the responsible investment report (PDF)

The Fund's returns

5.8%


Annual return 1998-2014

The fund generated an annual return of 5.8 percent from the establishment of Norges Bank Investment Management in 1998 to the end of 2014, measured in the fund's currency basket. After management costs and inflation, the return was 3.8 percent. The return in dollars was 6.3 percent.

Returns