Norway’s sovereign wealth fund should increase its allocation to equities to 70%, the Norwegian government has recommended to parliament.
BlueBay Asset Management has launched the Global High Yield ESG Bond Fund, incorporating the ESG policy used by Norway’s oil fund.
In part two of a video interview, Morten Christensen, investment management director at Aars family office in Oslo, explains why he has a preference to invest in loans issued by large companies.
Morten Christensen, investment management director at the Norwegian family office Aars, tells Expert Investor’s Tjibbe Hoekstra how he is navigating the pitfalls of the direct loan space.
As the UK is struggling to find a way out of the European Union, we asked Norwegian fund buyers for advice. Would they recommend the UK to follow the Norway route?
Since Donald Trump’s election victory last week, a consensus has quickly been building among investors that US treasury yields will spike. And that US equities will benefit. Have markets been too quick in drawing their conclusions?
Here you can see a slideshow of photos taken at Expert Investor Norway, held in Oslo on 15 November 2016.
Norwegian investors have been stepping up their allocation to US equities this year, but are planning a retreat following Donald Trump’s election victory. They are planning to invest even more money in their long-standing favourite asset class instead.
Companies in the Nordic countries continue to hold the majority of their liquidity in bank accounts. And they don’t have plans to diversify, despite the threat of negative central bank interest rates being passed on to them.