The consulting agency World SWF tracks all of the vital data about Sovereign Wealth Funds (SWFs) and Public Pension Funds (PPFs). Its an incredible assortment of charts and knowledge.
The asset worth peak was $33.6 trillion (USD) in 2021; that’s down solely barely to $31.four trillion as of the tip of 2022.
Given the tough yr markets had in 2022, together with all the held asset courses, it’s a formidable, albeit curious exhibiting. Guess they have been hedged or holding bodily property like timber or oil or gold in massive sufficient portions to supply the market declines proven under:
Alternatively, the precise reported values could possibly be fabricated nonsense, which if reported precisely would possibly trigger some consternation or require a tax improve.
Regardless, the league desk through this database exhibiting all of the SWFs and PPFs is breathtaking within the dimension of the asset swimming pools collectively:
The annual report (PDF) is chock stuffed with enjoyable knowledge. The group additionally names 2022’s Better of, together with Fund, Asset Class, Area, and Trade of the 12 months (all discovered right here).
It’s a world knowledge geek’s paradise . . .
2023 Annual Report SOIs in a Multipolar World
SWF, January 1 2023
A run of charts I wish to retailer right here in case i’m going in search of them months from now however can not bear in mind the place I left them…