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Nordic stability has become an export product

Germans are not too fond of equities and this dislike offers a sales possibility for Danish mortgage bonds with stable returns as well as for mixed funds and corporate bonds. Jyske Capital in Germany knows this and uses it to their advantage.

Nordic stability is an export product to Germany.

There is a widespread, general distrust of equities among German pension savers. This tendency applies to a lesser extent in the federal state of Hessen, where the financial metropolis Frankfurt is located. Hessen is the German state with the largest capital holdings, valued at EUR 48,000 per capita. This is over twice the German average.

Solid returns over several years from financial markets have have contributed to the high level of Hessian wealth – and the leading German DAX index has doubled since the financial crisis. German skepticism remains nonetheless common. Thomas Brand, who is Head of Institutional business in Germany for the Danish bank Jyske Bank has also noticed this.

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