Denmark's biggest pension fund ATP said EFSF bonds are too risky


DENMARK - Denmark's biggest pension fund ATP probably won't invest in top-rated bonds sold by Europe's rescue fund as it deems the securities to be too risky, said Henrik Gade Jepsen, the fund's chief investment officer.

"We didn't participate" in last week's inaugural sale of the bonds by the European Financial Stability Facility, Jepsen said yesterday in an interview in Copenhagen. "We really want the safest bonds in...

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