Governments As Global Investors

Zedillo, Ernesto; Malpass, David; Yew, Lee Kuan; Johnson, Paul
May 2008
Forbes Asia;5/19/2008, Vol. 4 Issue 9, p12
The article presents the authors' views about sovereign wealth funds (SWFs). Until recently investments funds controlled by governments of countries holding large foreign exchange reserves, known as SWFs, hadn't attracted much attention. But following China's launch of its own fund, the SWFs' mushrooming resources and large investments in highly visible global enterprises caught the public's eye, triggering reactions, say the authors.


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