17 APRIL 2012
Norges Bank Governor Øystein Olsen and NBIM CEO Yngve Slyngstad today spoke at a parliamentary hearing in Oslo on the management of the Government Pension Fund Global. Olsen and Slyngstad each made an introductory statement at the annual hearing before the Norwegian parliament’s Standing Committee of Finance and Economic Affairs.
30 MARCH 2012
Norges Bank today published three letters to the Norwegian Ministry of Finance advising on the investment strategy of the Government Pension Fund Global. The letters were sent to the ministry earlier this year and cover rebalancing, the fund’s strategic benchmark index for equities and emerging markets in a new strategic benchmark index for bonds. Their release follows the publication today of the ministry’s white paper on the management of the Government Pension Fund in 2011.
Read the letters and discussion notes.
26 MARCH 2012
Adidas, Nestlé and Air France-KLM were among 39 companies in a survey of 1,078 companies that received top marks for reporting on social or environmental risks in 2011. More than a third of the companies in the annual evaluation by Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM), manager of the Norwegian Government Pension Fund Global, scored zero.
16 MARCH 2012
The Government Pension Fund Global returned -2.5 percent, or -86 billion kroner, in 2011 as global stock markets slumped.
17 FEBRUARY 2012
Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM), manager of the Norwegian Government Pension Fund Global, will sponsor the Asian Corporate Governance Association (ACGA).