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Education, Courses and Learning Material
We want our clients to do well. And for most of us, success is not something that simply falls into our laps. It has to be earned and it can be learned. It is the goal of the Saxo Academy to give you the toolkit with which to reach for your full potential. Saxo offers a broad palette of bite-sized learning modules that can be viewed on a standalone basis, as you need them, or compiled into specific courses.
Key Terminology: Issuers
Bonds are issued by a range of organisations - we take a look at the main players in the Bonds market.
Key Terminology: Investment vs Speculation
It's important for a stock trader to understand the difference between investment and speculation.
The Market, Size, Fluctuation
The sheer size and scale of global Forex trading, combined with an almost 24 hour market means opportunities for traders.
In-House Expert Research
Gain access to a team of in-house strategists and experts. Discover their views on markets, asset classes and tradable instruments. Determine how they fit into your own way of thinking and use their insights in your trading decisions - or simply look to them for fresh ideas and new perspectives.Follow #SaxoStrats
Chief Economist & CIO
Steen Jakobsen first joined Saxo Bank in 2000 and has served as both Chief Economist and Chief Investment Officer since 2009. He focuses on delivering asset allocation strategies and analysis of the overall macroeconomic and political landscape as defined by fundamentals, market sentiment and technical developments in the charts.
Head of Commodity Strategy
Ole Hansen joined Saxo Bank in 2008 and has been Head of Commodity Strategy since 2010. He focuses on delivering strategies and analyses of the global commodity markets defined by fundamentals, market sentiment and technical developments.
Head of FX Strategy
John Hardy joined Saxo Bank in 2002 and has been Head of FX Strategy since October 2007. He focuses on delivering strategies and analyses in the currency market as defined by fundamentals, changes in macroeconomic themes, and technical developments.
Head of Equity Strategy
Peter Garnry, CFA, joined Saxo Bank in 2010 and is the Head of Equity Strategy. In 2016 he became responsible for the Quantitative Strategies team, which focuses on how to apply computer models to financial markets. He produces trading strategies and analyses of the equity markets as well as individual company stocks, applying advanced statistics and models to beat the market.
Global Macro Strategist
Kay Van-Petersen joined Saxo Bank in 2014 as a Global Macro Strategist, based in Singapore. He focuses on delivering strategies and analyses across asset classes based on monetary & fiscal policies, global geopolitical landscapes as well as other macroeconomic fundamentals. He also takes into account market sentiment, technical and momentum factors.
Head of Fixed Income Trading
Simon Fasdal joined Saxo Bank in 2011 and is Head of the Fixed Income Trading desk. He focuses on delivering strategies and analyses of the bond markets defined by fundamentals, market sentiment and technical developments.
Head of Macro Analysis
Christopher Dembik joined Saxo Bank in 2014 and has been the Head of Macro Analysis since 2016. He focuses on delivering analysis of monetary policies and macroeconomic developments globally as defined by fundamentals, market sentiment and technical analysis.
Fixed Income Specialist
Althea Spinozzi joined Saxo Bank in 2017, and serves as Fixed Income Specialist. Althea produces Fixed Income research and works directly with clients in order to help them select and trade bonds. Because of her background in leveraged debt, she is particularly focussed on high yield and corporate bonds with attractive risk and return.
Australian Market Strategist
Eleanor Creagh joined Saxo Bank in 2018 and serves as the bank’s Australian Market Strategist, responsible for creating, implementing, and monitoring equity strategies and research for traders and investors, as well as developing quantitative models and customised mathematical frameworks for institutional clients.