We connect traders and investors to a full range of global markets from a single account. Trade, invest or hedge across over 40,000 instruments – including forex, CFDs, stocks, futures, options and more
About Saxo Markets
Saxo Markets specialises in connecting traders, investors and partners to global markets from a single account. Based in Canary Wharf, London since 2006, Saxo Markets is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and part of the Saxo Group.
What we do
We build digital platforms to facilitate multi-asset market access and provide clients of all sizes with professional-grade tools, industry-leading prices and world-class service.
- Trading and investing
Through open banking solutions, we power more than 120 banks and brokers and over 300 financial intermediaries, providing them with multi-asset execution, prime brokerage services and trading technology.
Our purpose is to democratise trading and investment
In 1998 Saxo Group launched one of the first online trading platforms, making professional-grade tools and multi-asset market access available to everyone.
We continue to break down barriers in global capital markets through our fintech expertise. By delivering premium service, competitive prices and intuitive platforms, we empower traders and investors to take control of their financial future.
Built around virtues
Saxo was founded in 1992 with the vision of transforming our industry and is built around seven key virtues. These virtues form the Saxo Foundation and are at the core of everything we do as we strive to empower individuals looking to make sense of capital markets.
Licensed, secure and stable
Licensed, secure and stable
Fully regulated, globally trusted
When you choose Saxo, you’re choosing to trade with a fully regulated industry leader, who adheres to strict regulatory requirements in 15 financial centers around the world, including the UK, Singapore, Hong Kong and Denmark.
Protecting your funds
Ensuring our clients’ funds are protected is of the utmost importance to us. When you make a deposit into a Saxo account, your money is guaranteed according to the relevant compensation scheme within your jurisdiction.
Robust financial strength
When you open a Saxo account, you’re joining a financially stable partner, who serves clients in over 120 countries, holds USD 16 billion assets under management and processes 188,000 daily executed trades.
Multi-asset liquidity, quality execution
85 exchanges & trading venues and 15 banks providing liquidity.
Our order-driven execution model provides greater liquidity, with a focus on potential price improvements and minimising forced position liquidations.
Our client-focused approach results in competitive pricing for either DMA or principal-style execution, and aligns our interests with those of our clients.
A transparent industry-leader
We are committed to increasing transparency within the financial services industry; that’s why we regularly publish key business figures, welcome industry regulations and fully disclose our dealing practices.
FX Global Code
We are dedicated to improving industry standards and best practices among FX market participants. As such, we have taken the appropriate steps to fully align our activities with the FX Global Code of Conduct.
Our goal is to ensure fair outcomes for all our clients, so we disclose all our dealing practices and our commitment to transparency shows that our interests are entirely aligned with yours.
An award-winning partner
For over 25 years we have set the benchmark within our industry, and consistently win the highest accolades for our products, platforms and service.
Saxo Group is a privately owned company. Geely Financials Denmark A/S – a subsidiary of Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co. Ltd – owns 50.89 percent of Saxo. Founder and CEO, Kim Fournais, owns 27.53 percent of the Bank, while Sampo Plc, a leading Nordic financial services group, owns 19.43 percent of the company. Minority shareholders, including current and former Bank employees, hold the remaining shares.
Saxo Markets is a registered Trading Name of Saxo Capital Markets UK Ltd (‘SCML’). SCML is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and a subsidiary of Saxo Bank A/S. Saxo has operated in the UK market since 2006, initially as a branch of Saxo Bank A/S before later becoming the established subsidiary it is today.
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