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Good news for the more than 3 million Belgians who save for an extra pension through a ‘third-pillar fund’: all funds posted a positive return this year. Funds with many shares in particular made a profit.
Even the weakest-performing fund – BNP Paribas B Pension Sustainable Stability – returned 4.4 percent. That is much more than the 0.11 percent on a savings account. The best annual performance was won by Interbeurs Hermes, the pension savings fund of the Antwerp asset manager Dierickx Leys. That achieved a return of 21.3 percent.
It is striking that the difference between the best and worst performing fund is twice as large as in 2020: if the difference was 7 percentage points then, the gap increased to just under 15 percentage points this year. (krs, sdc)