Sweden is an export country, and this is something that needs to be considered in context of equity investments, according to Albert Hæggström, head of Swedish equity, and Johan Ågren, portfolio manager at Alfred Berg, the Nordic investment specialist that is part of BNP Investment Partners.
Swedish insurer Länsförsäkringar is to outsource its fund of funds management to Alfred Berg, the Nordic specialist of BNP Paribas Investment Partners.
Figures published by the Federation of Finnish Financial Services show that Sharpe ratios over both 1yr and 5yr periods continue to be negative for Finland equity funds.
Vincent Trouillard-Perrot spent many years in the Far East observing the markets. Now the Nordic CEO of Alfred Berg is back in Europe with a strategy he says will increase client fortunes.
Failure to mediate successfully in a dispute between employers and workers in industrial firms threatens to spill into Finland’s high tech sector, hitting the OMX Helsinki 25 and its bellwether stocks such as Nokia.
Avanza Bank, the Swedish market fund distribution platform, has urged its users to take a closer look at the Alfred Berg Sverige Plus fund.
Property in the Nordic region saw a surge in total returns last year, in part driven by local economic hot spots such as Stockholm. But will this trend continue? And what of the regional peculiarities?