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2Q 2017 Quarterly report

The Government Pension Fund Global returned 2.6 percent, or 202 billion kroner, in the second quarter of 2017.

The results in brief

Equity investments returned 3.4 percent, while fixed-income investments returned 1.1 percent. Investments in unlisted real estate returned 2.1 percent.

The return on the fund’s investments was 0.3 percentage point higher than the return on the benchmark index the fund is measured against.

In the second quarter, 16 billion kroner was withdrawn from the fund. The krone appreciated against the main currencies during the quarter. This decreased the value of the fund by 32 billion kroner.

The fund had a market value of 8,020 billion kroner at the end of the quarter and was invested 65.1 percent in equities, 32.4 percent in fixed income and 2.5 percent in unlisted real estate.

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