The rise of Asian sovereign wealth funds

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Borst, Nicholas;
(2015)
  • Journal: Asia Focus,issue March

This Asia Focus provides an overview of sovereign wealth funds, evaluates the structure and activities of major funds in Asia, and compares the transparency of Asian funds relative to international best practices.
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    3. IWG-SWF was a voluntary group of sovereign wealth funds that meets to exchange views on issues of common interest and facilitate an understanding of the Santiago Principles and sovereign wealth fund activities. It has now been replaced by the International Forum on Sovereign Wealth Funds which has 28 member countries as of 2014.

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    5. Willson, Simon. "Wealth Funds Group Publishes 24-Point Voluntary Principles." IMF Survey Magazine. October 1, 2008. Accessed January 14, 2015. https://www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/survey/so/2008/new101508b.htm.

    6. Seward, James, and Mustafa Ulukan. "Sovereign Wealth Funds in East Asia : Policy Note." The World Bank. September 1, 2014. Accessed January 29, 2015. http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/2014/09/20467317/sovereign-wealth-funds-east-asia-policy-note.

    7. "Source on Sovereign Wealth Funds, Public Pensions, Superannuation Funds, Central Banks and Public Funds." Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute. Accessed January 14, 2015. http://www.swfinstitute.org/fund-rankings/.

    8. Kitanaka, Anna. "Japan's Pension Fund Cutting Local Bonds to Buy Equities." Bloomberg.com. October 31, 2014. Accessed January 14, 2015. http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-10-31/japan-s-pension-fund-cutting-localbonds-to-buy-equities.html.

    9. Seward, James, and Mustafa Ulukan. "Sovereign Wealth Funds in East Asia : Policy Note." The World Bank. September 1, 2014. Accessed January 29, 2015. http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/2014/09/20467317/sovereign-wealth-funds-east-asia-policy-note.

    10. Truman, Edwin. "Sovereign Wealth Funds: Is Asia Different?" The Peterson Institute for International Economics. June 1, 2011. Accessed January 14, 2015. http://www.iie.com/publications/wp/wp11-12.pdf.

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