Mar 3, 2017

Pension fund logs record profit in October-December

The Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) said Friday it posted a record investment profit of ¥10.50 trillion in the October-December period, boosted by a rally in stocks at home and abroad after Donald Trump's victory in the U.S. presidential election. The world's largest pension fund, ...

Feb 8, 2017

GPIF will consider disclosing investment info by country, chief says

Norihiro Takahashi, president of the Government Pension Investment Fund, said that the public pension management body will consider disclosing the amounts of its infrastructure investment by country and region. He made the remark at a meeting of the Lower House Budget Committee in response to ...

Nov 25, 2016

World's biggest pension fund gains ¥2.4 trillion as stocks rally

The world's biggest pension fund posted its first profit in four quarters as stocks rebounded, providing some respite for the Japanese state money manager after critics lambasted it for taking on too much risk. The Government Pension Investment Fund returned 1.8 percent, or ¥2.4 trillion ...

GPIF's stock holdings reveal its hand in nearly everything

Aug 23, 2016

GPIF's stock holdings reveal its hand in nearly everything

Companies across Japan have a new name in their top 10 shareholder lists: the world's largest pension fund. The ¥134 trillion Government Pension Investment Fund is the top owner of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc., Honda Motor Co. and at least 119 other Tokyo-listed firms, ...