HONG KONG, Aug 17 (Reuters) – China’s $200 billion sovereign wealth fund, which lost big on its ill-timed 2007 Morgan Stanley and Blackstone bets, plans to invest up to $2 billion in U.S. mortgages as it eyes a property market rebound, two people with direct knowledge of the matter said Monday. (more…)
Financial Regulatory Forum
By Natsuko Waki
LONDON, Aug 4 (Reuters) – As the world emerges from financial crisis, a new generation of sovereign wealth funds is set to be born, and it may act as a catalyst for the recovery of global markets.
An estimated $3 trillion is currently parked in state-owned funds which manage nations’ windfall earnings from sources such as oil, commodities and trade surpluses. Newly established funds could help to double that figure in coming years. (more…)