The market value of Sitra’s investment assets was 893 million euros on 30 June 2020 (942 million euros on 31 Dec. 2019). In the first half of the year, the return on investments was -3.3 per cent.
During the second quarter the markets were supported by massive monetary and fiscal stimulus. Even though the corona pandemic remained in the focus, the equity and credit market valuations recovered from March lows.
Figure 1. Sitra’s investments by asset type on 30 June 2020
The investment portfolio is diversified across geographies as well as asset classes. One third of investments are in Finland.
Sitra´s long-term return target is 4 % p.a.