Exaggerated fear of Japanese retreat from Denmark's mortgage market

Japanese investors are a significant marginal buyer of fixed rate Danish mortgage bonds. Despite radical decreases of interest rates, there are no signs of an imminent Japanese exit.  


Danish bond investors keep an eye on the demand from Japanese colleagues who in recent years have become important buyers of new issuances of fixed rate Danish mortgage credit.  

Danish insurance company Tryg with a portfolio totaling billions in Danish bonds have noticed the same trend. The company has a low-risk profile and sticks with governmental bonds or shorter inconvertible securities.

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