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    1. June 23, 2016

      Norwegian pension fund dumps Petrobras over corruption

      Norway’s largest pension fund has blacklisted Petrobras over concerns that the state-controlled oil company at the...

    2. June 20, 2016

      Kenmare shares leap on Oman capital boost

      Kenmare Resources, the indebted London-listed miner, has agreed a $100m equity injection from an Omani sovereign wealth...

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    1. June 17, 2016

      Libya case against Goldman shines rare spotlight on powerful bank

      It was a week when London’s High Court heard the lurid details about a Goldman Sachs banker procuring prostitutes to...

    2. June 17, 2016

      Goldman’s bankers should read their own rulebook

      Since the 2008 financial crisis, any week in which Goldman Sachs does not make the news in a controversial fashion is a...

    3. June 17, 2016

      Kazakh oil group seeks tighter control over UK subsidiary

      Kazakhstan’s state oil company is seeking to tighten control over its UK-listed subsidiary over the opposition of its...

    4. Fast FT

      June 17, 2016

      Kazakh oil giant seeks tighter control of UK unit

      Kazakhstan’s state oil company has launched an attempt to tighten control over its UK-listed subsidiary in opposition...

    5. June 16, 2016

      Goldman Sachs bankers ‘swarmed’ around Libya fund

      Goldman Sachs bankers “acted like a swarm” towards Libya’s sovereign wealth fund as they sought to win lucrative new...

    6. June 16, 2016

      Watchdogs exempt sovereign wealth and pension funds from study

      Sovereign wealth funds and pension funds have won a temporary break from tighter regulatory scrutiny, as global...

    7. June 14, 2016

      Goldman banker ‘procured’ prostitutes to build links with Libya

      A Goldman Sachs banker “procured” the services of two prostitutes as part of concerted efforts by him to cement close...

    8. Fast FT

      June 14, 2016

      Abu Dhabi fund seeks $6.5bn from 1MDB

      Abu Dhabi’s sovereign wealth fund is seeking $6.5bn from Malaysia’s troubled state investment fund 1MDB, after the...

    9. FT Alphaville

      June 14, 2016

      Reserve management and the DAO

      The DAO is a decentralised autonomous organisation, which the cryptocurrency faithful believe could disrupt corporate...

    10. June 13, 2016

      Goldman Sachs exploited Libya fund, court told

      A Goldman Sachs banker described officials at Libya’s sovereign wealth fund as so unsophisticated that “anyone could...

    11. Fast FT

      June 13, 2016

      Libyan fund claims 'exploitation' by Goldman Sachs

      Libya’s sovereign wealth fund was regarded by a senior Goldman Sachs banker as being “very unsophisticated” and...

    12. June 12, 2016

      Goldman Sachs set for revealing Libya trial

      It is a $1bn blockbuster legal battle pitting Goldman Sachs against Libya’s sovereign wealth fund, featuring colourful...

    13. June 12, 2016

      Sovereign wealth funds pile into property

      Sovereign wealth funds are piling into property at an unprecedented pace in a bid to improve performance as the world’s...

    14. June 12, 2016

      Norwegian oil fund’s contingency plans for war

      The $850bn Norwegian oil fund has drawn up contingency plans to protect its assets from extreme political events such...

    15. June 10, 2016

      Singapore’s GIC to buy stake in Irish telecoms group Eir

      GIC, the sovereign wealth fund of Singapore, plans to buy a large minority stake in Irish telecoms group Eir, in a deal...

    16. Fast FT

      June 9, 2016

      Singapore's GIC poised to buy stake in Eir

      GIC, the sovereign wealth fund of Singapore, is poised to buy a large minority stake in Irish telecoms group Eir, in a...

    17. June 5, 2016

      Qatar pays BlackRock $2.5bn for Singaporean tower

      Qatar’s sovereign wealth fund is buying Singapore’s Asia Square Tower One for a record $2.45bn from BlackRock, which...

    18. June 5, 2016

      Saudi Arabia’s Uber investment is a bet on economic diversification

      Saudi Arabia’s $3.5bn investment in car-booking app Uber reflects two core mandates of its sovereign wealth fund:...

    19. June 2, 2016

      Uber cranks up ride-hailing battle with $3.5bn Saudi investment

      Uber has just turned six and received a very nice birthday present: a $3.5bn investment from Saudi Arabia’s sovereign...

    20. Tech blog

      June 2, 2016

      #techFT - Uber's global big ticket to ride

      Saudi Arabia is backing Uber big time, @DarthPutinKGB has been put offline by a Russian social media offensive, Fossil...

    21. Fast FT

      June 1, 2016

      Saudi wealth fund invests $3.5bn in Uber

      Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund is investing $3.5bn in Uber, marking the largest investment ever in the disruptive...

    22. June 1, 2016

      Saudi wealth fund takes $3.5bn Uber stake

      Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund is investing $3.5bn in Uber, marking the largest single investment ever made in a...

    23. June 1, 2016

      Russian and Saudi investors cut US assets

      Investors in Russia and Saudi Arabia cut their combined holdings of US securities by more than $50bn between the middle...

    24. May 27, 2016

      Malaysia letters deepen mystery over fate of 1MDB cash

      The fate of more than $1bn paid out by Malaysia’s scandal-hit 1MDB state investment fund has come under a fresh...

    25. Fast FT

      May 27, 2016

      Lloyds prepares bid for MBNA

      Lloyds Banking Group is hoping to do its first acquisition since the UK lender was rescued by taxpayers in 2009, as it...

    26. May 27, 2016

      EFG’s Strähle hopes to navigate past 1MDB scandal

      Being a Swiss banker, Joachim Strähle starts work early. This week, the chief executive of Zürich-based EFG...

    27. May 24, 2016

      Q&A: How scandal in Malaysia hit a Swiss private bank

      Regulators in Europe and Asia have cracked down on BSI, the Swiss private bank, over alleged money-laundering failings...

    28. 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...

    29. 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...

    30. 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...

    31. 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...

    32. 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...

    33. 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...

    34. 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...

    35. 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...

    36. 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...

    37. 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...

    38. 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...

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