News Headline Summary

Japanese GPIF advisory panel head Ito says GPIF should make alternative asset class in next portfolio change, widen deviation limits

Says:

- GPIF should sell JPY 25trl of JGBs.
- Should start by selling longer maturity JGBs.
- Should buy Japan stocks when they fall like this year.

Reaction details (22:13)

- No immediate reaction in Japanese asset classes.

Analysis details (22:13)

- During the latest quarter, the GPIF's holdings of JGBs fell near their asset allocation floor of 52%, while holdings of Japanese equities rose close to their ceiling of 18% of total assets.
- The value of its total portfolio rose 4% over the quarter to stand at a record JPY 128.6trl (USD 1.26trl).

16 Apr 2014 - 22:07 - Equities - Source: BBG

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