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  • 23.08.22

    First half-year 2022: The oil price and interest rate increase affected the result

    The Government Pension Fund Norway, which Folketrygdfondet manages, saw a loss of NOK 17.8 billion in the first six months of 2022. The return was minus 5.4 per cent, which was 0.5 percentage points better than the market. The capital amounted to NOK 315 billion at the end of the period.
  • 04.05.22

    Q1 2022: Positive contribution by high energy prices in a turbulent market

    The Government Pension Fund Norway, which is managed by Folketrygdfondet, achieved a return of -0.1% in Q1 2022, equivalent to NOK -0.4 billion. The fund capital totalled NOK 332.5 billion at quarter-end.
  • 21.02.22

    2021: A record year

    The Government Pension Fund Norway, which is managed by Folketrygdfondet, achieved a profit of NOK 41 billion in 2021 – a new record. The return on capital 14.0 per cent. The fund capital totalled NOK 333 billion at the end of the year.
  • 02.11.21

    Q3 2021: Strong management performance

    The Government Pension Fund Norway, which is managed by Folketrygdfondet, achieved a return of 2.9% in the third quarter of 2021 – 1.0 percentage points better than the market. Folketrygdfondet has not achieved a higher margin since 2008. The fund capital increased by NOK 9 billion during the quarter, to NOK 326 billion.
  • 24.08.21

    First half-year 2021: Strong returns

    The Government Pension Fund Norway, which is managed by Folketrygdfondet, achieved earnings of NOK 25 billion in the first half of 2021, equating to a return of 8.62% – 0.18 percentage points better than the market. The fund capital totalled NOK 317 billion as at 30 June.
  • 04.05.21

    Q1 2021: NOK 300 billion in assets

    The Government Pension Fund Norway, which is managed by Folketrygdfondet, achieved earnings of NOK 11.3 billion in the first quarter of 2021, equating to a return of 3.9%. The fund capital totalled NOK 303.4 billion at quarter-end.
  • 25.02.21

    2020: Strong returns in a turbulent year

    The Government Pension Fund Norway, which is managed by Folketrygdfondet, achieved a profit of NOK 23.5 billion in 2020, equaling a return of 8.8 per cent. Assets under management increased to NOK 292.2 billion at the end of the year. The Government Bond Fund, also managed by Folketrygdfondet, achieved a profit of NOK 312 million. The fund has made investments in 66 different issuers with a total market value of NOK 8.4 billion at year-end.
  • 27.10.20

    Q3 2020: NOK 15 billion in earnings

    The Government Pension Fund Norway, which is managed by Folketrygdfondet, achieved a return of 5.8% in Q3 2020, 0.4 percentage points better than the market return. The fund capital totalled NOK 272 billion at quarter-end. The Government Bond Fund – also managed by Folketrygdfondet – was invested in 69 bonds at the end of Q3.
  • 25.08.20

    First half-year 2020: Strong returns through active investment

    The Government Pension Fund Norway, which is managed by Folketrygdfondet, achieved a profit of NOK 19.6 billion in Q2 2020, equating to a return on capital of 8.3%. The fund capital totalled NOK 257 billion at quarter-end. The Government Bond Fund – established on 27 March in response to the Covid-19 epidemic – totalled NOK 3.7 billion across 44 bonds at the end of Q2.
  • 04.05.20

    Q1 2020: Coronavirus impacts first quarter performance

    The Government Pension Fund Norway, which is managed by Folketrygdfondet, recorded a loss of NOK 31.5 billion in the first quarter of 2020, equivalent to a return of -11.7%. The fund capital totalled NOK 237.3 billion at quarter-end.
  • 16.03.20

    Folketrygdfondet to manage revived Government Bond Fund

    The Government has decided to revive the Government Bond Fund to help secure access to loan capital for businesses during the ongoing Corona crisis. Folketrygdfondet, which previously managed the Government Bond Fund during the financial crisis, has been mandated to manage the revived fund.
  • 25.02.20

    2019: Best performance in Folketrygdfondet’s history

    Folketrygdfondet achieved a return of 12.4%, or NOK 29.5 billion, on the Government Pension Fund Norway in 2019, outperforming the market by 0.4 percentage points – the best performance in Folketrygdfondet’s history. Total assets under management amounted to NOK 269 billion at year-end.
  • 31.10.19

    Q3 2019: Further growth for the Government Pension Fund Norway

    The Government Pension Fund Norway, which Folketrygdfondet manages, achieved a return of NOK 6 billion in the third quarter. This corresponds to a quarterly return of 2.4%, and brings the annual return as at 30 September 2019 to of 9.1%. The Fund capital stood at NOK 261 billion at quarter-end.
  • 27.08.19

    First half-year 2019: Strong performance in a hesitant market

    Folketrygdfondet achieved a return of 6.6% on the Government Pension Fund Norway during the first six months of 2019, outperforming the market by 0.3 percentage points and bringing total assets under management to NOK 254.8 billion as of 30 June 2019.
  • 30.04.19

    Q1 2019: Growth driven by buoyant markets and effective management

    Folketrygdfondet manages the Government Pension Fund Norway, which grew by NOK 13 billion to more than NOK 252 billion in the first quarter. This corresponds to a return of 5.5%.
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