AP2 defends ”positive impact” of China investments

The buffer fund has SEK 15bn (EUR 1.5bn) in Chinese stocks and bonds and believes the money is better suited to making an impact in the market rather than being pulled out completely.

Photo: AP2/PR

Some investors have started having misgivings about investing in China, and to some extent India, after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. But despite extolling the virtues of investing sustainably, many investors still have plenty of capital in the Chinese markets.

One of them is Andra AP-fonden (AP2), the Swedish national pension fund, which has SEK 15bn (EUR 1.5bn) invested in Chinese A-shares and government bonds, Swedish financial daily Realtid writes. There are also further investments in Chinese private equity, property and Hong Kong listed shares.

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