Sovereign wealth funds spark debate


At the Sovereign Wealth Management conference in March - hosted in London by Central Banking Publications, part of Incisive Media - calls for greater transparency from sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) were matched by demands from SWFs themselves for fair regulatory treatment.

Herve Ferhani, deputy director in the monetary and capital markets department at the International Monetary Fund, said SWFs can bring benefits to recipient countries, but can also "impact stability and have the potential to cau