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The Finnish line: Varma tackles low interest

The scourge of low interest rates looks likely to be confronting investors for at least a little longer after Washington’s budgetary shenanigans delayed the Federal Reserve’s plans to taper quantitative easing. Over in the more sedate surroundings of Helsinki, this is keeping the pressure on the investment policy of Varma, a €36-billion ($49-billion) Finnish pension […]
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Finnish pension fund manages market volatility

The $46.17-billion Finnish pension fund Varma has maintained positive returns for the first half of this year and maintained mandated solvency levels, despite facing a steep market downturn both at home and abroad. Finnish pension fund, Finnish pension system, VarmaAsset Owner: