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Market value

Investment returns, capital inflows and exchange rates affects the fund's market value.

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Change in the fund's market value. Billions of kroner

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The fund’s market value increased by 98 billion kroner to 7,177 billion kroner in the second quarter of 2016. Equity investments had a market value of 4,275 billion kroner, while the value of fixed-income investments was 2,681 billion kroner. Investments in real estate had a market value of 221 billion kroner.

In the second quarter of 2016, the fund returned 94 billion kroner. There was a withdrawal of 24 billion kroner by the government. Fluctuations in the krone led to an increase in the fund's value of 28 billion kroner. More on the fund's return

At the end of the second quarter of 2016, the fund was invested with 59.6 percent in equities, 37.4 percent in fixed income and 3.1 percent in real estate.

Asset allocation as at 30 June 2016


The fund's holdings in equity markets

Percent of FTSE Global All Cap Index's market value

Source: FTSE, Norges Bank Investment Management


The fund's holdings in fixed-income markets

Percent of the market value of bonds indices compiled by Barclay's Capital

Source: Barclays, Norges Bank Investment Management