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  1. Malfunction payoffs

    I’m delighted to note that the markets soared in April. The S&P 500 returned almost 13%, the Norwegian market about 10% and the Stockholm benchmark index 7.5%.

  2. A great time for decision errors

    In my comment to the January fund updates, I wrote the following: So what’s to say about the possible pandemic that isn’t already said?

  3. Annual report 2019

    Upon entering 2019, financial markets were in the grip of gloom, after major stock market declines and increasing corporate bond spreads in the last quarter of 2018.

  4. Measures related to the coronavirus

    Pareto Asset Management has implemented a number of measures to ensure uninterrupted operation and prevent the spread of the coronavirus, Covid-19.

  5. On sale now – a setback calendar

    Last month I made a point about financial markets’ surprising equanimity in the face of horrifying coronavirus scenarios. Then, in February, pretty much all markets tumbled … Oh dear.

  6. Norwegian banks’ competitive edge

    In a global context, Norwegian banks are very well capitalised and efficiently run. Norwegian banks generally have low default rates, with correspondingly low losses.

  7. Result of unitholder meeting

    On 13 February 2020 a unitholder meeting was held in Pareto Høyrente to discuss the proposed merger between Pareto Høyrente and Pareto Nordic Cross Credit.

  8. Logically subdued

    No doubt about the topic of the month this time. The coronavirus har unleashed a flood of dire news reports and more than a trickle of medical warnings.

  9. Notice to shareholders

    Pareto Asset Management AS hereby informs that it is proposed that Pareto Høyrente (Merging Fund) be merged with Pareto Nordic Cross Credit (Receiving Fund).