Government Pension Fund Global
The fund’s market value rose 318 billion kroner to 4,714 billion kroner in the third quarter of 2013.
Equity investments had a market value of 2,998 billion kroner, while the value of fixed-income investments was 1,674 billion kroner. Investments in real estate had a market value of 42 billion kroner at the end of the quarter.
The market value is affected by investment returns, capital inflows and exchange rates. The fund returned 162 billion kroner in the third quarter of 2013 and received 58 billion kroner from the government. A weakening of the krone against several major currencies increased the market value by 31 billion kroner.