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OSLO Norway's $1.15 trillion sovereign wealth fund should shift more assets into the United States and Canada, while cutting its holdings in Europe, the country's minority government said on Monday.
OSLO Norway's central bank is expected to keep its key interest rate at a record low zero percent this week, a Reuters poll found on Monday, leaving many economists to focus on any potential shift in the policy outlook.
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OSLO Norway's $1 trillion wealth fund said it had excluded Taiwan's Formosa Chemicals and Fibre , Formosa Taffeta and India's Page Industries from its portfolio, saying they posed an "unacceptable risk for violation of human rights".
OSLO Norwegian-born billionaire John Fredriksen appointed a hedge fund manager on Friday as next head of his family's key holding company, which controls assets ranging from oil tankers and rigs to real estate, fish farming and finance.
OSLO Norwegian Air aims to secure funding this year for the next 18 months or more to see it through the COVID-19 pandemic, the budget airline said on Friday after reporting first-half losses of $610 million. | Video
OSLO Norway's gross domestic product contracted in the second quarter at the fastest pace ever recorded as efforts to contain the coronavirus plunged the economy into a deep recession, data from the national statistics office (SSB) showed on Tuesday.
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OSLO The businessman appointed by Norway's central bank to run the country's $1.1 trillion (841.7 billion pounds) wealth fund will transfer his stake in a hedge fund to a charitable foundation and restructure his other investments in a bid to keep his job.