"The Government Bond Fund's activity level has been very low so far in 2021 because the market for credit is functioning well, providing capital access from other investors," says Chief Executive Kjetil Houg of Folketrygdfondet – which manages the Government Pension Fund Norway (SPN), the smaller of the country's two sovereign wealth funds – in Folketrygdfondet's second-quarter interim report.
The Government Bond Fund was established on March 27, 2020, as a means to ease liquidity access for large companies as well as to provide both liquidity and capital access to the fixed income market, the fund writes in the quarterly statement.
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