AMWatch

Ilmarinen: Low birthrate is a key risk for our operations

Approximately EUR 12bn of Ilmarinen's assets are currently invested in Finland.

Photo: PR / Ilmarinen

Finnish Ilmarinen's investments yielded a return of 6 percent over the first half of 2019. At the end of June, market value of investments stood at EUR 47.8 bn, up from EUR 46bn at the end of 2018.

President and CEO Jouko Pölönen notes the most important factor contributing to Ilmarinen's performance was the surge in stock prices, which was bolstered by a global change in monetary policy and a drop in interest rates in both the US and Europe.

Read the whole article

Get 14 days free access.
No credit card required.

An error has occured. Please try again later.

Get full access for you and your coworkers.

Start a free company trial today

More from AMWatch

Why do Nordic funds have so few female portfolio managers?

Only 16 percent of fund managers in Sweden are women. The figure is 11 percent in Finland, while just 6 percent of fund managers in Denmark and Norway are female. AMWatch has talked to four Nordic women in finance in search of answers regarding this imbalance and hear about their career experiences. 

Fidelity plans to halve CO2 in investment portfolios by 2030

Fidelity International's target will initially be limited to portfolio companies' direct emissions and those that stem from energy the company buys, so-called Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions. The manager intends to add Scope 3 emissions once it has access to better data.

Further reading

Trial banner

Latest news

Jobs

Latest news from FinansWatch (dk)

Latest news from EnergyWatch

Latest news from ShippingWatch