Jarkko Soikkeli, equity strategist, and Jukka Ruotinen, head of Fixed Income and FX Research at Pohjola Bank in Finland, argue that global economic recovery suggests that investors are right to take an overweight equity stance, and seek out higher yielding...
Jarkko Soikkeli, equity strategist, and Jukka Ruotinen, head of Fixed Income and FX Research at Finnish bank Pohjola, part of OP-Pohjola Group, have concluded that they see signs of life in the eurozone once more.
Reijo Heiskanen, chief economist at Finland's OP-Pohjola group, has forecast continued weak growth in both Finland and the broader eurozone into next year.
Finnish financial group OP-Pohjola has reported a 124.9% increase in pre-tax earnings from its wealth management business in the first two quarters of 2013, compared to the same period last year.
Results of a survey of Finns suggests data security is becoming an increasingly important issue that financial services providers must tackle if they are to successfully roll out more digital services, according to OP Pohjola.
A TNS Gallup survey on behalf of Finland's OP-Pohjola Group has found that two-thirds of those questioned believe financial planning needs to continue post-retirement.
OP Pohjola, one of Finland's biggest financial groups, has reported its asset management business continued to strip out costs and increase its AUM in the first quarter of 2013, but that its operating cost/income ratio still deteriorated.
Finland's Pohjola Property Management has closed its new international property fund of funds for institutional investor - Real Estate Debt and Secondaries Ky (REDS) - after accumulating €100m.