Monthly Archives: March 2014

Ito talks MoF’s book, draws bulls-eye round where arrow lands

‘A “government panel on financing for economic growth” is to recommend greater official oversight of how the Government Pension Investment Fund selects its 100 trillion yen of investments, according to the [subscription only] Nikkei.com citing no sources. ‘The move would … Continue reading

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Quinquennial GPIF review gets going, market misleads itself

The Japanese government’s Council on Social Security began a five-yearly review of the country’s pensions system on 6th March when Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare officials met with members of a panel from which they take advice ahead of their own … Continue reading

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GPIF 3Q results: four reasons to be happy and a paradox

Assets at the Government Pension Investment Fund had hit a record 128,579 billion yen (US$1.03 trillion) by the close of its third quarter on 31 December – providing one of a quartet of reasons to be happy about its results. … Continue reading

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