Ding Xuedong was appointed the new chief of the sovereign wealth fund of China and faced pressure to boost returns for the country.
Temasek, a Singaporean sovereign wealth fund, posted a portfolio gain citing good investments as reason.
According to a WSJ report, China is set to appoint Ding Xuedong to be the new head of China Investment Corporation.
Dangote Cement sells off 1.5% to an unidentified sovereign wealth fund for 45.8 billion naira.
CIC VP was quoted as saying that CIC's overseas investment portfolio grew in 2012.
Khazanah, the Malaysian sovereign wealth fund has sold off part of its shareholdings in Tenaga Nasional Bhd.
Russia said that the government is still not receiving any requests to buy Qatar-controlled VTB.
A unit of Qatar's sovereign wealth fund has bought a 22 percent stake in CITIC Capital Holdings.
Major private equity and sovereign wealth funds on Thursday took tentative first steps to invest in Russia.