Finland’s 2.6 billion euro ($2.90 billion) Nuclear Waste Management Fund could be allowed to invest in stocks and other higher risk assets in order to boost returns, the country’s ministry of economic affairs and employment said on Monday. Built from annual payments by operators of nuclear plants, the fund guarantees that nuclear waste management can be arranged under all circumstances. A working group tasked with assessing the investment activities concluded in a report that it could be broadened from its current restriction of only lending to the state and to energy suppliers.
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