South Korea’s National Pension Service (NPS) boosted its United States stock exposure to $43.9 billion in the fourth quarter of 2020, The Korea Herald reported on Monday (February 22), citing a filing by the US Securities and Exchange Commission.

The stock exposure rose by $5.8 billion between October and December in 2020, with NPS having its biggest U.S. stock holdings by value in technology firm Apple, computer software firm Microsoft, e-commerce company Amazon, Google‘s parent company Alphabet and electric vehicle maker Tesla, according to the media report. (Reporting by Capital Connect staff)