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The oil fund said on Wednesday that it now had 69.3 per cent of its assets in equities, up from 66.3 per cent at the end of 2018.

Norway’s $1 trillion (€900 billion) oil fund held a record amount of equities at the end of June, raising fears that the world’s largest sovereign wea(...)

  Knut Kjaer, former head of Norway’s global pension fund.  Photograph: Getty Images

The former chief executive of the $1 trillion Norwegian oil fund has broken a decade-long silence, criticising Norway’s government and politicians for(...)

Photograph: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters

Ikea is exploring the launch of an online sales platform offering furniture not just from the famous flat-pack retailer but also from rivals as part o(...)

Executive pay: The oil fund’s intervention is highly significant as it is one of the most influential investors. Photograph: iStockphoto

The world’s largest sovereign wealth fund is pushing for a radical overhaul of chief executives’ pay, arguing that the long-term incentive schemes fa(...)

File photograph of Republican Assemblyman Bill Nojay, who won a primary election days after taking his own life. File photograph: Mike Groll/AP Photo

Days after taking his own life, a vocal campaigner for gun rights and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has won a New York primary electi(...)

German transport minister Alexander Dobrindt answers questions at a press conference in Berlin on Wednesday about developments in the Volkswagen scandal. Photograph: EPA/Saoeren Stache

Germany is to retest all Volkswagen car models to gauge their genuine emissions levels after new revelations from the carmaker six weeks into its bigg(...)

Ikea chief executive Peter Agnefjäll said he was hoping to increase the number of annual store openings from five this year, a figure he called a “record low”. Photograph: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images

Ikea’s new chief executive has rowed back on his predecessor’s pledge to double the pace of store openings, underlining a power shift at the world’s l(...)