Chart of the Week: Norway sports world’s largest sovereign wealth fund

According the Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute, Norway has the most valuable sovereign wealth fund in the world. Its Global Government Pension Fund was launched in 1990 and has $824.9 billion in assets under management. The fund also collected the highest possible score on the Linaburg-Maduell Transparency Index, a measuring stick for transparency in operations and ethics among government-owned investment vehicles.

Chart of the week - sovereign wealth funds

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