Market fluctuations can have a large impact on net foreign assets

Analysis - March 2018 - No. 4

Authors Damgaard, Christina; Nagy, Flora; Jensen, Jakob Roager; Kramp, Paul Lassenius
Subject Balance of payments! foreign trade and external debt; Danish Economy
Type Analysis
Year 2018
Published 26 March 2018
This analysis takes a closer look at how market fluctuations affect the value of the Danes' foreign assets and liabilities. There may be large capital gains or losses in the short term, but over a longer period of time accumulated gains and losses are close to zero. It is especially fluctuations in the dollar price, as well as Danish and international stock prices, which give capital gains or losses.