Saxo Markets appoints Redmond Wong as Market Strategist based in Hong Kong to reinforce research ability in the region

HONG KONG,  23 March 2022Saxo Capital Markets HK Limited (“Saxo Markets”), the online trading and investment specialist, announced the appointment of Redmond Wong as Market Strategist to reinforce its research ability in the region.

As a member of Saxo’s Strategist Team, Wong will report to Saxo Group’s Chief Economist and Chief Investment Strategist, Steen Jakobsen, and will be responsible for communicating Saxo's global investment strategy, generating Hong Kong and mainland China focused research, and delivering actionable insights across different asset classes and tradable instruments. Based in Hong Kong, Wong will also report to Richard Douglas, CEO of Hong Kong.

Richard Douglas, CEO of Hong Kong, Saxo Markets, comments, “Saxo’s vision is to enable people to fulfill their financial aspirations and make an impact. To achieve that, we're not only offering clients access to more than 60 exchanges globally with over 40,000 instruments covering different asset classes, we're also providing timely, relevant and insightful research to help the clients make informed decisions. With Wong’s expertise, we further enhanced our strategist team's coverage as Hong Kong and the mainland China markets both attract more attention and interest from investors all over the world.”

Prior to joining Saxo, Wong spent 30 years at some of the top investment banks, private banks and hedge funds for roles in proprietary trading, institutional fixed income and derivative sales, portfolio management and hedge fund management. He started as a bond trader and then covered Asian central banks, multinational banks, and other financial institutions in the Asian Pacific region. When working as a senior portfolio manager at a leading European private bank, he managed money for the bank’s ultra-high-net-worth clients in North Asia and sat on the global investment committee. In recent years, Wong managed a multi-strategy and multi-asset hedge fund.

Commenting on his appointment, Wong remarks, “It’s my great honour to take on this role. Over the last 30 years, I’ve become increasingly passionate about helping investors understand what drives markets and how they can maximize the return on their investments. I’m really excited to be joining a global fintech pioneer like Saxo and I look forward to helping our clients navigate the global markets and make the most out of their investments.”

Doris Zhao
Head of PR, Hong Kong & Shanghai
Saxo Markets

+852 3760 1386
+852 6128 1465
dorz@saxomarkets.com

Saxo Markets is a licensed subsidiary of Saxo Bank, a leading Fintech specialist that connects people to investment opportunities in global capital markets. In Hong Kong, Saxo Markets has operated since 2011 and has been serving as a gateway for Saxo in the region. As a provider of multi-asset trading and investment, Saxo Bank’s vision is to enable people to fulfil their financial aspirations and make an impact. Saxo’s user-friendly and personalised platform experience gives investors exactly what they need, when they need it, no matter if they want to actively trade global markets or invest into their future.

Founded in 1992, Saxo Bank was one of the first financial institutions to develop an online trading platform that provided private investors with the same tools and market access as professional traders, large institutions, and fund managers. Saxo combines an agile fintech mindset with close to 30 years of experience and track record in global capital markets to deliver a state-of-the-art experience to clients. The Saxo Bank Group holds four banking licenses and is well regulated globally. Saxo offers clients around the world broad access to global capital markets across asset classes, where they can trade more than 60,000 instruments in over 26 languages from one single margin account. The Saxo Bank Group also powers more than 200 financial institutions as partners by boosting the investment experience they can offer their clients via its open banking technology.

Headquartered in Copenhagen, Saxo Bank’s client assets total more than 85 billion USD and the company has more than 2,500 financial and technology professionals in financial centres around the world including London, Singapore, Amsterdam, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Paris, Zurich, Dubai and Tokyo. 

For more information, please visit www.home.saxo/en-hk.

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