AP1 records a healthy H1 return of 9.7 percent

Since the end of 2018, AP has slightly increased its exposure to equities and bonds and cut down on its exposure to hedge funds, risk capital funds and real estate.

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Swedish AP1's investments pulled in a return of 9.7 percent over the first half of this year. Assets under management grew from EUR 30.8bn to EUR 33.5bn. The return is a remarkable improvement since the first half of 2018, when returns stood at 2.5 percent. In 2018, total return was a negative 0.6 percent.

While the result is primarily based on the fund’s strong performance in global stock markets, all of AP1's asset classes contributed to the positive result, says CEO Johan Magnusson.

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