Saxo Markets appoints Redmond Wong as Market Strategist based in Hong Kong
Online trading and investment specialist Saxo Capital Markets HK Limited today 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, Mr 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, Mr Wong managed a multi-strategy and multi-asset hedge fund.
Commenting on his appointment, Mr 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.”