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Bonds make up smaller portion of pension portfolios

Higher stock prices and appetite for stocks have meant that bonds are taking up less space in insurance and pension companies' investment portfolios.

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Rising share prices and fewer bond investments have entailed that the bond holdings at insurance and pension companies have dipped, Danish central bank Nationalbanken writes in a statement.

In March 2020, bonds made up 58 percent of the portfolios, which had decreased to 51 percent in June 2021. There is more than one reason why.

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