The epidemic has caused the global economy to decline, but some companies, especially investment fund companies, still make a lot of money. According to the financial section of Italy’s largest newspaper, Evening Post, Norwegians have become richer under the new crown epidemic! Because their sovereign wealth funds are very profitable, they made $44.31 billion in the third quarter of this year from July to September alone.
The report pointed out: The Norwegian GovernmentPension Fund Global manages and operates 1.16 trillion US dollars of funds and is currently the world's largest sovereign wealth fund. Founded in 1996, formerly known as the Petroleum Fund, it was renamed Global Pension in 2006 with the passage of the Norwegian Pension Fund Act. Currently, it holds shares in approximately 9,200 companies worldwide, holds a total of 1.5% of these companies, and invests in bonds and real estate. Most of the funds come from oil revenues, all invested in countries and regions outside Norway. In the third quarter of 2020, a profit of 412 billion kronor was approximately US$44.31 billion.
报告指出：挪威政府养老金基金管理着1.16万亿美元的资金，目前是世界上最大的主权财富基金。该基金会成立于1996年，前身为石油基金会，后来随着挪威养老金法案的通过，更名为Global Pension。目前，它在全球约9200家公司中持有股票，总计持有这些公司的1.5％，并投资于债券和房地产。大部分资金来自石油收入，全部投资在挪威以外的国家和地区。 2020年第三季度，利润为4,120亿瑞典克朗，约合443.1亿美元。
The official website reads: The Norwegian Pension Fund is a reserve for the descendants of Norway. Sooner or later the oil will be digging up, but the pension fund provides a steady stream of returns for the Norwegian people
The company’s CEO Nicolai Tangen explained: “The financial market is still affected by the uncertainty of the epidemic, but the stock market has performed well in the recent period, especially the strong performance of the US technology industry stocks. The total value of each Norwegian’s fund is currently about 217,000. U.S. dollars. In the third quarter, total investment recorded a positive rate of return of 4.3%, and stock market investment accounted for 70.7% of the portfolio." They are not enough to make money in this way. Tangen revealed to the Financial Times: The total return rate is better than the fund reference. The return on the index is still 3 percentage points lower. "We will sell companies that have not performed well on environmental issues and social governance issues, and use current risks more wisely." Norway is highly developed, with a GDP per capita of US$81,800 in 2018 and a total population of 5.36 million, which is less than a large city in China.
In the list of the scale of funds managed by global sovereign wealth funds in 2019 issued by the Evening Post, the Norwegian Global Pension Fund topped the list with 1.058 trillion US dollars. There are 4 Chinese funds in the top12. The second place on the list is China Investment Corporation (China Investment Corporation), with a management scale of US$941.147 billion. It was established in Beijing in September 2007, with three subsidiaries: CIC International, CIC Overseas, and Central Huijin.
在《晚报》发布的2019年全球主权财富基金管理的基金规模清单中，挪威全球养老基金以1.058万亿美元位居榜首。前12名中有4只中国基金。排在第二位的是中国投资有限责任公司（China Investment Corporation），管理规模为9411.47亿美元。它于2007年9月在北京成立，拥有三个子公司：CIC International，CIC Overseas和Central Huijin。
The fifth place is the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) for short, with a management scale of US$522.6 billion in 2019. The seventh place is China Huaan Investment Company Limited (SAFE Investment Company Limited), established in Hong Kong, with a management scale of 441 billion US dollars. The 12th National Social Security Fund (National social security fund) has a management scale of 295 billion. The third and fourth places in the overall list are Abu Dhabi Investment Authority and Kuwait Investment Authority respectively.
第五名是香港金融管理局（HKMA），2019年管理规模为5226亿美元。第七名是中国华安世界杯怎么买球投资有限公司（SAFE Investment Company Limited），其在香港成立，管理规模为4410亿美元。第十二届国家社会保障基金（National Social Security Fund）的管理规模为2950亿美元。总排名第三和第四的分别是阿布扎比投资局世界杯买球规则和科威特投资局。