Equities drive 6% first-half return at Denmark’s LD

first_imgLD, which manages a non-contributory scheme for Danes based on cost-of-living allowances for workers granted in 1980, said total assets grew to DKK56bn, up DKK1.6bn from the end of December last year.It said this was a level not seen since 2007. Danish pension fund LD has reported an overall return for January to June of DKK3bn (€402m), corresponding to a 5.7% return.This compares to 5% for the same period last year.In its interim report, LD said equities generated 16.2%, while combined corporate bond and sovereign bond portfolios returned 0.7%.Its main balanced fund, LD Vælger, which is used by 90.9% of scheme members, returned 4.9% in the six-month period, while the equities fund produced 26.7%.last_img read more

Duquesne looks to extend streak vs GW

first_img Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditGeorge Washington (11-14, 5-7) vs. Duquesne (18-6, 8-4)PPG Paints Arena, Pittsburgh; Wednesday, 8 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Duquesne looks for its sixth straight win in the head-to-head series over George Washington. In its last five wins against the Colonials, Duquesne has won by an average of 9 points. George Washington’s last win in the series came on Feb. 19, 2017, a 77-70 victory. Duquesne looks to extend streak vs GW Associated Press February 18, 2020center_img LEADING THE WAY: Marcus Weathers has put up 14.5 points and eight rebounds to lead the charge for the Dukes. Sincere Carry is also a primary facilitator, accounting for 11.4 points and five assists per game. The Colonials are led by Jameer Nelson Jr., who is averaging 11.2 points and 4.3 rebounds.KEY CONTRIBUTIONS: Carry has either made or assisted on 49 percent of all Duquesne field goals over the last three games. Carry has 11 field goals and 24 assists in those games.WINLESS WHEN: George Washington is 0-8 when scoring fewer than 61 points and 11-6 when scoring at least 61.ASSIST-TO-FG RATIO: The Dukes have recently converted buckets via assists more often than the Colonials. Duquesne has an assist on 42 of 71 field goals (59.2 percent) across its past three outings while George Washington has assists on 35 of 60 field goals (58.3 percent) during its past three games.STINGY DEFENSE: Duquesne has held opposing teams to 64.1 points per game, the second-lowest figure among all A10 teams. ___For more AP college basketball coverage: https://apnews.com/Collegebasketball and http://twitter.com/AP_Top25___This was generated by Automated Insights, http://www.automatedinsights.com/ap, using data from STATS LLC, https://www.stats.comlast_img read more