Saxo Strengthens Market Knowledge in APAC and Appoints Charu Chanana as Market Strategist in Singapore LeapRate

Fintech specialist Saxo Markets has hired Charu Chanana as Market Strategist, based in Singapore. She is part of a team of three marketing strategists based in Asia Pacific at Saxo’s regional headquarters – Singapore, as well as Australia and Hong Kong.

They are part of Saxo’s team of strategists led by Saxo Group Chief Economist and Chief Investment Officer Steen Jakobsen and will report locally to CEOs in each market.

Charu Chanana will work on providing thematic investment strategies for Saxo clients worldwide. It will specifically focus on macro themes, forex, commodities and equities in Southeast Asia, Japan, India and the United States. Chanana brings over 10 years of financial markets experience. Most recently, she served as Senior Asia Economist at Continuum Economics, where she worked on macroeconomic analysis of emerging Asia, with a particular focus on India and South Asia. -East.

Based in Sydney, Jessica Amir provides real-time market updates and data analytics in his new role. She works closely with Saxo’s expert Global Sales Trading team to provide insight into the Australian market. She has over 14 years of experience in the financial markets and a wealth of media expertise. She joins Saxo from Bell Direct, where she was a senior market analyst and media presenter.

With over 30 years of industry experience, Redmond Wong is based in Hong Kong. He focuses on communicating Saxo’s global investment strategy, generating research focused on Hong Kong and mainland China, and providing actionable insights on different asset classes and tradable instruments.

Charu Chanana commented:

Charu Chanana, Saxo Markets

Charu Chanana
Source: LinkedIn

I am delighted to take on this role at Saxo Markets in Singapore and look forward to playing a pivotal role in clients’ investment journey. As Saxo serves a growing clientele that engages in both active trading and longer-term investing, it is an honor to be entrusted with the responsibility of enhancing their experience at Saxo.

Adam Reynolds, CEO APAC, Saxo Markets, comments:

Adam Reynolds, Saxo Bank

Adam Reynolds

We are delighted to welcome Charu to the Singapore office, joining Jessica and Redmond in bringing an incredible wealth of knowledge, experience and great energy to the APAC teams. As we welcome more clients to Saxo in the region, we can now provide them with more timely, relevant and actionable market insights and macro trading insights with a regional flavor and local lens, in addition to the great insights of our global SaxoStrats team, including asset class champions such as Ole Hansen in commodities, John Hardy in FX and Peter Garnry in equities. We believe this brings great value to clients as they navigate the markets and get the most out of their investments.

Saxo Chief Economist and Chief Investment Officer Steen Jakobsen said:

We have seen an increase in demand for timely and relevant market analysis from our growing group of clients in Asia Pacific. We are pleased to now have Jessica, Redmond and Charu on the team to add even more local relevance and insight into macro themes and global asset classes for clients.

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