Pandemic has dampened, but not eliminated, strong desire to invest in Danish retail funds

Huge investments are being made in Danish retail funds, and although the pandemic meant private investors stopped to catch their breath, the level of investment is still high.

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Although the first six months of 2021 cannot quite keep pace with the start of 2020, there is still desire to invest in Danish retail funds, figures provided by Finans Danmark show.

"The past 18 months have provided some of the most turbulent market conditions in years. The covid-19 pandemic left a significant mark on the first half of 2020, but interest still continued in Danish retail funds. The two following half-years were characterized by uncertainty about reopenings and new mutations. Still, we have not seen a single month where investors as a group have divested from Danish investment funds. That is significant and indicates that Danish fund investors are thinking long-term," says Kåre Valgreen, head of investments at Finans Danmark, adding:

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