Tagged: Yngve Slyngstad

The Norwegian Oil Fund still growing

The Norwegian National Oil Fund (The Pension Fund – Global) is now worth NOK 2,522 billion, and has become the world’s largest sovereign wealth after the funds of Abu Dhabi and Saudi Arabia in the...

Record-high return for Norway’s oil wealth fund in 2Q

International equity and fixed income markets showed a marked improvement in the second quarter. The return on the Government Pension Fund – Global was 12.7 percent (NOK 270 billion) and the excess return 2.1...

Norway’s global pension gamble

Yngve Slyngstad likens his first year in the job to that of steering a supertanker through what others have described as a “perfect storm”, characterised by tight access to credit, falling asset values and...