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Our in-house strategists deliver actionable insights across global markets, asset classes and tradable instruments.


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Charu Chanana
Charu Chanana
Market Strategist

Charu Chanana joined Saxo in 2022 and is a Market Strategist based in Singapore. She focuses on delivering investment strategies based on global macroeconomic fundamentals and monetary policy analysis, and understanding the impact on a broad range of asset classes. She is also responsible for Asia ex-China coverage at Saxo, particularly looking at Japan and India markets. Charu comes with over 12 years of experience in financial markets, having been in equity research and economist roles previously.

Charu is regularly quoted by the media and appears frequently on Bloomberg TV, CNBC, BBC, Channel News Asia and across Singapore and Hong Kong's business radio channels.

Steen Jakobsen
Steen Jakobsen
Chief Investment Officer

Steen Jakobsen joined Saxo in 2000 and serves as Chief Investment Officer. As CIO, he focuses on delivering asset allocation strategies and analysis of the overall macroeconomic and political landscape.

John Hardy
John Hardy
Head of FX Strategy

John Hardy joined Saxo in 2002 and has been Head of FX Strategy since October 2007. John focuses on delivering strategies and analyses in the currency market as defined by fundamentals. changes in macroeconomic themes, and technical developments.

Hardy has won several accolades for his work and was named the most successful 12-month forecaster for 2015 among over 30 of FX Week’s regular contributors. 

Ole Hansen
Ole Hansen
Head of Commodity Strategy

Ole Hansen joined Saxo in 2008 and has been Head of Commodity Strategy since 2010. Ole focuses on delivering strategies and analyses of the global commodity markets defined by fundamentals, market sentiments and technical developments.

Peter Garnry
Peter Garnry
Head of Equity Strategy

Peter Garnry joined Saxo in 2010 and is head of Equity Strategy. Garnry develops trading strategies and analyses of the equity markets as well as individual company stocks applying statistics and models.

He also contributes to the Saxo Bank Quarterly Outlooks and the annual Outrageous Predictions and is a commentator in media, including CNBC and Bloomberg TV.

Althea Spinozzi
Althea Spinozzi
Senior Fixed Income Strategist

Althea Spinozzi is a Fixed Income Specialist at Saxo who specialises in fixed income products within the Saxo Strats Team.

Althea Spinozzi joined Saxo in 2017. Spinozzi 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 focused on high yield and corporate bonds with attractive risk and return.

Redmond Wong
Redmond Wong
Market Strategist, Greater China

Redmond Wong is a Market Strategist based in Hong Kong. As a member of the Strategist Team, Wong is 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.

Singapore sales traders

  • Mahesh Sethuraman

    Mahesh heads the Sales Trading desk of Saxo Markets, Singapore. His primary responsibility is to service the largest institutional and individual traders, oversee client trading execution and offering actionable insights on Forex, Interest Rates and Equity markets.

  • Junvum Kim

    Junvum joined Saxo in Australia in 2014 and moved to Singapore in 2020, focusing on equity index futures and volatility. He was previously a proprietary futures trader at Propex Derivatives.

  • Danny Khoo

    Danny joined Saxo in 2020. He advises and services a portfolio of VIP and Platinum clients, offering insights on multiple asset classes and has 7 years of experience as an FX and Equity derivatives trader.

  • Chun Fei Lin
    Chun Fei Lin is a Sales Trader at Saxo Markets in Singapore. She advises and services institutional and retail clients, offering insights on multiple asset classes. Chun Fei has more than 10 years’ experience in trading and asset management. Prior to joining Saxo, she was an investment manager in a family office, building and managing investment portfolios for UHNWIs, specialising in equities, fixed income, mutual funds and private equities.

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