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Rates help Danish bond fund returns through August

By: Jonathan Boyd | 22 Sep 2017

Data from Finance Denmark (Finans Danmark), the local financial sector trade association that entered a strategic agreement with the Danish Investment Association (Investeringsfondsbranchen, IFB) earlier this year,…

Sweden looks to digital currency ‘by next year’

By: Jonathan Boyd | 21 Sep 2017

A continued sharp fall in the use of cash for retail payments in Sweden has led the country’s central bank to consider proposals for an ‘e-krona’, which…

Fiscal hammer could hit funds in Swedish tax wrapper

By: Jonathan Boyd | 12 Sep 2017

Swedish government proposals to tax investments held within so-called investeringssparkonto (ISK) investment savings accounts that act as tax wrappers, have been condemned by the Swedish Investment Fund Association…

Caution marks Swedish fund flows in August

By: Jonathan Boyd | 11 Sep 2017

Data from the Swedish Investment Fund Association suggests that local investors took a more cautious approach than in previous months, leading to net industry outflows of SEK3.4bn…

Neil Brown of Liontrust outlines sustainability at Stockholm Forum

By: Jonathan Boyd | 08 Sep 2017

Neil Brown, investment manager at Liontrust Asset Management, is outlining his approach to sustainability investing when he speaks at the Stockholm Forum 2017, taking place on 28…

Nordea confirms shift of corporate HQ

By: Jonathan Boyd | 07 Sep 2017

Nordea, the largest universal bank in the Nordic region, has confirmed it will re-domicile its group headquarters from Stockholm to Finland. This follows months of speculation in…

Aviva Investors hires Nordics institutional chief

By: Adrien Paredes-Vanheule | 07 Sep 2017

Aviva Investors has appointed Peik Wardi as head of Nordics Institutional Client Solutions. Peik, who is based in Stockholm, reports to Remi Casals, Head of European Institutional…

Skagen appoints portfolio manager for Kon-Tiki

By: Ridhima Sharma | 29 Aug 2017

Skagen Funds announced the appointment of Fredrik Bjelland as portfolio manager for the emerging market fund Kon-Tiki. Fredrik Bjelland comes from a managerial position in Norges Bank…

Nordic Cross AM prepares to take over management of its own funds

By: Jonathan Boyd | 24 Aug 2017

Nordic Cross Asset Management, part of the Caram group, which operates a multi-boutique model out of Sweden, is preparing to take over management responsibilities for its own…

Crowdfunding startup targets wealth management software

By: Jonathan Boyd | 22 Aug 2017

Two Nordic companies have joined forces to develop crowdfunding of a new generation of wealth management software, intended to replace legacy systems and lower information technology costs.…

Norwegian net sales hit NOK7.5bn in July

By: Jonathan Boyd | 18 Aug 2017

Net sales of investment funds in Norway hit NOK7.5bn (€804m) in July, chiefly driven by institutional investor demand for fixed income funds, data from the Norwegian Fund…

Compliance in focus at Norway’s VFF

By: Jonathan Boyd | 16 Aug 2017

The Norwegian Fund and Asset Management Association (Verdipapirfondenes forening, VFF) is set to host a seminar on compliance and operational risk, hosted at insurance group Storebrand’s Lysaker…

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