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      Regulators crack down on Swiss bank BSI over 1MDB scandal

      Authorities in Europe and Asia have taken the most dramatic action yet against Swiss private bank BSI over the...

    2. May 18, 2016

      Saudi Aramco: Fix for a one-trick economy?

      The headquarters of Saudi Arabia’s state oil company is less than a mile from the spot where US geologists struck the...

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    1. May 18, 2016

      Credit Suisse targets rich Thais

      Credit Suisse is targeting rich Thais in the latest move by a Swiss bank to tap Asian markets where private wealth...

    2. May 16, 2016

      Companies listen when Norway’s oil fund shouts

      When the quiet one in the room suddenly shouts, people tend to listen. On that basis, the reserved and thoughtful...

    3. May 15, 2016

      Norway’s $850bn oil fund to sue Volkswagen

      The world’s largest sovereign wealth fund is planning to sue Volkswagen in a rare legal action from Norway’s $850bn oil...

    4. May 15, 2016

      Norwegian oil fund attacks VW corporate governance

      Norway’s $850bn oil fund does not like commenting about individual companies it owns shares in. It usually goes out of...

    5. beyondbrics

      May 11, 2016

      Why states struggle to repatriate looted assets

      From Africa to the Far East, countries aiming to recover assets embezzled by former leaders and officials are facing a...

    6. May 11, 2016

      Abu Dhabi raises stakes in 1MDB dispute with $1.2bn demand

      The row between Abu Dhabi’s sovereign wealth fund and the Malaysian government escalated on Wednesday as the Gulf fund...

    7. Fast FT

      May 10, 2016

      Dutch, Finnish groups to exit Honduras dam project

      The Netherlands’ development bank and a Finnish state investment fund, which together had been investing $20m in the...

    8. May 9, 2016

      The Saudi Reshuffle: five key reforms in Riyadh

      The pushing aside of Saudi Arabia’s influential longstanding oil minister, Ali Naimi, has grabbed headlines around the...

    9. May 8, 2016

      New Saudi oil era ignites old questions

      The new Saudi administration under construction by Mohammed bin Salman, the monarchy’s young deputy crown prince, has...

    10. May 5, 2016

      Norway: Environmental hero or hypocrite?

      With killer whales swimming in the pristine fjord and sea eagles soaring above it, the scene offers a postcard-perfect...

    11. beyondbrics

      May 4, 2016

      Muslim wealth funds stalk halal food acquisitions

      By Tomás Guerrero, IE Business School Nearly all muslim-majority countries currently import much of the food they...

    12. May 4, 2016

      Malaysia dissolves 1MDB advisory board after payments probe

      Malaysia dissolved the advisory board of state investment fund 1MDB on Wednesday following a parliamentary probe that...

    13. May 2, 2016

      SoFi offers equity to tempt new partners

      Online lending group SoFi is offering institutional investors slices of its equity in exchange for commitments to buy...

    14. Nick Butler

      May 2, 2016

      Saudi Arabia — the dangers of a fanciful vision

      Saudi Arabia is in a mess. That conclusion seems to be common ground — the view of serious outside analysts and of the...

    15. May 1, 2016

      Sovereign funds ignore climate risk

      The world’s largest government-backed investment funds have been accused of ignoring the risks climate change poses to...

    16. May 1, 2016

      Norway’s oil fund to target high executive pay votes

      The world’s biggest sovereign wealth fund is launching a crackdown on executive pay, targeting high salaries at...

    17. April 29, 2016

      Chinese lend $12bn for gas plant in Russian Arctic

      Two Chinese state banks have agreed to lend more than $12bn to develop a liquefied natural gas plant in the Russian...

    18. Fast FT

      April 28, 2016

      Norway's sovereign wealth fund hit by global stock turmoil

      Norway’s $870bn oil fund recorded its third quarter of negative returns in the past year as weak stock markets from...

    19. April 27, 2016

      Libya fund accuses Goldman Sachs of breaching its own rules

      The brother of a top Libyan official who secured an internship at Goldman Sachs was paid a pro-rata salary of £36,000...

    20. FT Alphaville

      April 26, 2016

      The Prince, the Firm, and the Fund

      Because if his Royal Highness the prince wants the world’s largest sovereign wealth fund — then who’s to say no? As for...

    21. April 26, 2016

      Malaysia’s 1MDB in default as Abu Dhabi dispute escalates

      Malaysia’s 1MDB defaulted on a $1.75bn bond on Tuesday, triggering cross defaults on two other notes totalling $1.9bn...

    22. Fast FT

      April 26, 2016

      1MDB defaults on bond after missing interest payment

      Malaysia’s state development fund 1MDB said it had not made an interest payment of $50.3m on a $1.75bn bond following a...

    23. April 24, 2016

      Savills seeks big property deal in the US

      Savills Investment Management is on the hunt for a “transformational” acquisition target in the US in a bid to...

    24. April 19, 2016

      Malaysia Airlines chief Mueller quits early

      Malaysia Airlines’ chief executive Christoph Mueller — who was brought in to turn the business around after two...

    25. April 18, 2016

      1MDB dispute intensifies as Abu Dhabi ends relationship

      The dispute between an Abu Dhabi sovereign fund and Malaysia’s troubled state fund 1MDB over more than $1bn in missing...

    26. Fast FT

      April 18, 2016

      Abu Dhabi wealth fund pulls support for 1MDB

      Negotiations have broken down between an Abu Dhabi sovereign wealth fund and 1MDB, Malaysia’s state investment fund,...

    27. April 17, 2016

      Dumping tobacco cost Norwegian oil fund $1.9bn

      The Norwegian oil fund’s decision to dump tobacco companies has cost the world’s largest sovereign wealth fund $1.9bn...

    28. April 14, 2016

      Norway’s oil fund jettisons coal-linked investments

      Norway’s $860bn oil fund will no longer put money into 52 companies for being too reliant on coal in one of the biggest...

    29. Fast FT

      April 14, 2016

      Norwegian oil fund exits 52 coal related firms

      Norway’s $860bn oil fund excluded 52 companies for being too reliant on coal in one of the biggest ever fossil...

    30. April 12, 2016

      1MDB net widens as Swiss probe flags up Abu Dhabi link

      Kuala Lumpur is facing intensifying international pressure after Swiss authorities said former officials at an Abu...

    31. April 7, 2016

      1MDB board offers to resign after scathing parliamentary inquiry

      The board of Malaysia’s 1MDB has offered to resign following the release of a scathing report by a parliamentary...

    32. beyondbrics

      April 6, 2016

      Kenya got oil: what next?

      Back in 2012, the news of Kenya’s oil discovery spread fast. Stock markets roared, politicians gushed and the...

    33. FT Alphaville

      April 6, 2016

      Private equity's mark-to-make-believe problem

      Finance is the wrong business for people committed to the idea of objective truth. No asset is inherently worth...

    34. April 4, 2016

      Impact of China on advanced economies set to grow

      Emerging markets such as China pose a growing risk to advanced economies with events in developing economies...

    35. April 3, 2016

      Sovereign wealth funds push for higher hedge fund standards

      The International Forum of Sovereign Wealth Funds has signed an agreement with a large hedge fund association to push...

    36. April 1, 2016

      Saudi Arabia to sell ‘less than 5%’ of state oil company

      Saudi Arabia plans to sell “less than 5 per cent” of its state oil company in a public offering that could come as soon...

    37. April 1, 2016

      Global regulators press banks for information in 1MDB case

      International investigators are seeking information from banks as part of a widening probe into the financial scandal...

    38. March 31, 2016

      Helios scores first for Africa fund with Crown Agents deal

      Helios, the pan-African investment firm, is set to deliver a postcolonial turnround with a deal for key divisions of...

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