Market Insight 2011 Q1 Sweden

Swedish investors are broadly speaking confident about international investment markets. Although doubts remain over the eurozone, in particular the PIIGS countries, expectations for traditional asset classes are strong. During 2010, equity, balanced and bond funds enjoyed inflows of nearly SEK107bn. The ongoing strength of the Swedish kronor has led investors to place assets in domestic […]

Market Insight 2010 Q4 Norway

The Norwegian investment fund industry is on track to post more inflows from institutional investors than ever before. After the crisis in 2008 led to outflows of nearly NOK13bn (€1.6bn), investors have now regained confidence and in the first 3 quarters of 2010 invested more than NOK48.5bn (€6.1bn) (see top graph). Another trend is that […]

market insight 2010 Q3 Denmark

true Danish funds have seen significant inflows into foreign equity funds; most increases are in Latin America and Emerging Markets funds (as well as Far East ex-Japan). Apart from European bonds, a similar development can be seen for fixed income investments. Danish asset managers benefit from investors’ trust in local expertise and one can notice […]

market insight 2012 Q1 Sweden

It will be unsurprising to hear that Swedish investors say the economic outlook for Sweden is bleak due to the economic crisis. But the successful exporting industry in Sweden has done well despite the economic slowdown. When looking to the future, investors said it is promising that Sweden mainly exports to successful markets in Northern […]