Pension bosses have faith in positive returns despite calculative indications of the opposite

Despite forecasts claiming negative interest rates at least for the next 20 years, several Danish pension funds' Chief Officers continue to believe in their own ability to generate a positive return on investment. However, admittedly, returns will be "significantly lower" than they have been in the past.

Sampension CEO Hasse Jørgensen. | Photo: PR/Sampension

Several Danish pension fund Chief Officers remain calm even if the current environment offers a combination of historically low interest rates, resulting in pension funds' surging commitments to Danish average interest rates pensions, and negative interest rates, leading to negative returns, for at least the next 20 years.

"I'm not saying our future returns will be as high as they have been in the past. But I firmly believe that the future will hold several opportunities to deliver positive returns on our investments," Sampension CEO Hasse Jørgensen says.

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