Dutch blue chips under scrutiny as Norway's SWF, short sellers raise activity

Jonathan Boyd
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Increasing activity by Norges Bank, Europe's biggest equity investor through its management of Norway's sovereign wealth fund (Pension Fund Global), as well as LLCs known for taking bets against stocks have put a spotlight on a number of key Dutch blue chips. According to data published by AFM, the Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets, Norges Bank has issued obligatory notifiations on its activities including AMG Advanced Metallurgical Group, Akzo Nobel, ASM International, Unilever and PostNL in the regulator's list of " Substantial holdings and gross short positions". The notifi...

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Jonathan Boyd
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Jonathan Boyd

Editorial Director of Open Door Media Publishing Ltd, and Editor of InvestmentEurope.