Saxo Capital Markets Australia Creates Strategist Role for Eleanor Creagh

Saxo Capital MarketsSaxo Capital Markets has announced the appointment of Eleanor Creagh to the newly-created role of Australia Markets Strategist to support Saxo’s expert Global Sales Trading team with trading ideas and financial market insights.


Eleanor Creagh will be responsible for coordinating, monitoring, and implementing equity strategies and research for traders and investors at the online multi-asset trading and investment specialist. Her focus will also be on developing quantitative models and customized mathematical frameworks for institutional clients.


Creagh joined Saxo Capital Markets Australia from securities and derivatives broker JB Markets, where she was responsible for the Dealing Desk and Direct Market Access (DMA). Prior to that, she was a Relationship Manager at KnowledgebankIQ,  a wealth management advisory firm.


The newly-created role of Australia Markets Strategist will be reporting to Saxo Bank Group’s Chief Economist and Chief Investment Strategist, Steen Jakobsen, and Saxo Capital Markets Australia Chief Executive, Ben Smoker.


Ben Smoker, Chief Executive Officer of Saxo Capital Markets Australia, said:


Ben Smoker, Chief Executive Officer of Saxo Capital Markets Australia
Ben Smoker, Chief Executive Officer of Saxo Capital Markets Australia

Our clients are always looking to gain deeper insights into what drives markets and where the opportunities are. We are pleased to have Eleanor on board. She is an expert in her field, who will no doubt add significant value to Saxo’s Global Sales Trading team, helping local traders and investors find signals amid market noise”.


Focusing on Australian Equities first, Creagh will be expanding her reach over time to include Asia-Pacific Equities.


Saxo Capital Markets UK announced a new Chief Executive Officer in late 2017. The Copenhagen-based broker appointed longtime ETX Capital CEO Andrew Edwards as CEO of the UK branch based in London. Edwards established and expanded ETX Capital for twelve years before joining Saxo Bank.


The leading multi-asset broker has returned to the Russian market, from where it made its exit in 2016, and introduced its new trading platform SaxoTraderPro there.


SaxoTraderPRO is connected to more than 100 global providers and gives access to over 35,000 financial instruments across ETFs, stocks, bonds, CFDs, FX, Futures, and options. The platform was first introduced in Denmark, United Kingdom, and the Asia-Pacific region, before other countries.