Pension funds to consider increased supply of Danish government bonds

The central bank is issuing more government bonds to pay for the consequences of the corona crisis. FinansWatch has spoken to three pension companies who are all considering purchasing the bonds. However, PFA does not hide the fact that an attractive alternative exists within Denmark.

Kasper Arhndt Lorenzen, group CIO at PFA. | Photo: PFA

Shortly after the start of the corona crisis, Denmark's Central Bank announced that it expected to increase issues of government bonds from EUR 10 billion (DKK 75 billion) to EUR 16.7 billion (DKK 125 billion) in 2020.

FinansWatch has spoken to pension companies who are interested in purchasing the bonds, if the price is right, in order to help to finance the Danish state's increased financing needs.

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