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Can we say we have a trend here? World's largest sovereign wealth fund blacklists two Israeli firms over settlement activity

that the Government Pension Fund of Norway had dropped in August last ... Norway’s huge sovereign wealth fund blacklisted two ... Norway’s huge sovereign wealth fund, the world’s largest, blacklisted two Israeli companies involved ...

30/01/2014 - 19:43 - comment 0

Norway fund blacklists Israeli firms with settlement ties

on investing in these firms that was repealed by Government Pension Fund of Norway in August last year.   ... The world’s biggest sovereign wealth fund in Norway ... settlements in the occupied East al-Quds (Jerusalem).   Norway’s Finance ...

30/01/2014 - 18:20 - comment 0

Norway sells shares in Israeli company involved in construction of West Bank barrier

the Israeli company Elbit Systems Ltd. from the Government Pension Fund – Global, on the basis of the Counci Norway's Ministry of Finance has excluded the Israeli company Elbit Systems Ltd. from the Government ... from the Government Pension Fund – Global and gave 31 August 2009 as the deadline for completion. ...

16/05/2010 - 16:41 - comment 0

European pension assets up 5.7% to euro3.7trn

are continuing to pull away from the others in terms of assets, with Norway's Government Pension Fund - ... have overshadowed pension fund performance in the past year. The downturn, which came less than ... overshadowed pension fund performance in the past year. The downturn, which came less than five years after ...

17/05/2010 - 18:21 - comment 0

Jordan and Palestine ranked amongst the worst countries to grow old in

Switzerland, Canada and Germany.Norway was praised for the Government’s oil-funded pension scheme, over-60s ... and the Occupied Palestinian Territories coming bottom. Norway is the best country ... health system funded by high taxation. With the exception of Japan, the top 10 countries were all ...

Editor's Choice - 02/10/2014 - 06:41 - comment 0

Jordanian government pension fund technically gone bankrupt

facing the government pension fund have been largely ignored and often addressed from a strictly social point of view.     “The government pension fund is technically bankrupt,” said Nabulsi, adding ... is the direct result of the deficit in revenues from the government pension fund and social security.     ...

15/08/2010 - 22:53 - comment 0

Norway Divests from Leviev Companies Due to Israeli Settlement Construction

wrote the government of Norway calling for them to divest from Africa Israel because it is one company ... hope that the Norwegian Pension fund will fully divest from Israeli crimes through severing links ... law, and hope that other governments follow the lead of Norway until Israel ends its oppression ...

25/08/2010 - 13:49 - comment 0

Does the Gulf need a plan for its plan? Pensions to reach $5 trillion by 2020

By comparison, UK government pension funds stood at £171 billion in 2012 , while corporate funds stood at £1tn ... Arabian Gulf pension funds are expected to double and reach $5 trillion by 2020. Arabian Gulf pension funds are expected to double ...

13/02/2014 - 08:31 - comment 0

The pent up $190 billion opportunity in Islamic retirement funds

The pent up global demand for Islamic pension funds ... for Islamic pension funds is currently between $160 billion and $190 billion, the Saudi Gazette reports , adding that most of these funds are parked under conventional sovereign pension funds due to lack ...

11/11/2013 - 06:04 - comment 0

Global pension fund assets hit record high in 2011

is firmly embedded in the governance structures of most pension funds.”   Other highlights from ... Global institutional pension fund assets in the 13 ... institutional pension fund assets in the 13 major markets grew by 4% during 2011 to reach a new high of US$28 ...

Press Release - 01/02/2012 - 08:06 - comment 0