AMWatch

Nordea offloads Belarusian government bonds after taking criticism

The Nordic financial group, which previously defended its investment in Belarusian sovereign debt, is now opting to divest its holdings.

Belarussian President Aleksandr Lukasjenko – also known as Europe's las dictator. | Photo: Tut.by/Reuters/Ritzau Scanpix

Following debate on the defensibility of investing in state bonds issued by a country with an oppressive regime such as Belarus, Nordea is now starting to sell off its holdings of the nation's sovereign debt worth an aggregated sum of DKK 186m (EUR 25m), reports Danish daily Berlingske.

The debate emanates from Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukasjenko being strongly criticized for having perpetrated systematic violence and electoral fraud.

Already a subscriber? Log in.

Read the whole article

Get access for 14 days for free.
No credit card is needed, and you will not be automatically signed up for a paid subscription after the free trial.

  • Access all locked articles
  • Receive our daily newsletters
  • Access our app
An error has occured. Please try again later.

Get full access for you and your coworkers.

Start a free company trial today

More from AMWatch

Further reading

Related articles

Latest news

AMWatch job

See all jobs

See all jobs

Watch job

See all jobs

See all jobs

Latest news from FinansWatch (dk)

Latest news from EnergyWatch

Latest news from ShippingWatch