Foreign securities make up more than 80% of pension funds’ equities and bonds portfolios. Around three-quarters of dividend income and 90% of interest income is of foreign origin. These percentages reflect the pension funds’ cross-border positions in those securities portfolios.
Featured Statistic: EUR 19.6 billion
Date 6 February 2008
In the period 2006-IV to 2007-III, Dutch pension funds received income of EUR 19.6 billion from their marketable investments (EUR 10.4 billion in dividends and EUR 9.2 billion in interest income). This so-termed investment income is increasing quarter-on-quarter.