Negative pension returns of kr. 741 billion
Overall, the insurance and pension sector has had a loss of kr. 741 billion on their 9nvestments in the first three quarters of 2022. In comparison, the return was kr. 1,027 billion combined in the three previous years 2019-2021, which, overall, were years of large share price increases. The negative return has been driven by falling prices on the financial markets on the basis of, among other things, increased inflation and rising interest rates. The pension assets were kr. 4,070 billion in September 2022.