DNB advises pension funds to boost liquidity – report

Following UK crisis, Dutch central bank asks funds to monitor stress signals and review liquidity rules

Netherlands Bank
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The Netherlands Bank (DNB) is advising pension funds to boost their cash and other liquid holdings as a precautionary measure.

Following the crisis suffered by their UK counterparts earlier this month, the Dutch central bank is asking national pension funds to look for signs of stress, review their liquidity rules and notify regulators of any fire sales of assets, a report by the Financial Times says.

Following sharp declines in UK government bond prices in late September, some UK pension

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