Article / 15 April 2015 at 12:00 GMT

#TradeLikeAPro – Contador, Basso expand portfolios Team / Saxo Bank
  • Manager Pierre Orphanidis continues upward momentum
  • Alberto Contador puts faith in European growth with position in BASF N
  • Ivan Basso buys into healthcare sector.
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The three Danish riders – Chris Anker Sørensen, Michael Mørkøv and Jesper Hansen – are all experiencing minor retracements from personal performance highs and are now facing the threat of being overtaken by manager Pierre Orphanidis, who is steaming ahead on the recent appreciation of his single-stock portfolio consisting of 100 shares in Brazillian company Petrobras (PBR:xnys) 

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Saxo Tinkoff management are making their move as #TradeLikeAPro continues. Photo: iStock

Orphanidis broke into the top 10 this Monday while continuing his advance yesterday and today. The manager has climbed the rankings, now positioning himself for an attack on seventh place with a performance return of 23.27%

Umoja UK

Orphanidis is trading to raise money for Umoja UK who work to provide free quality education to young, disadvantaged people through the the Umoja Centre in Arusha, Tanzania. Students at the Centre gain the necessary skills to return to secondary school, continue to further education or start businesses.

Latest Trade Activity

Bought 2 BASF N Shares @ 95.05
Sold 5 Swedish Match AB Shares @ 262.40 to close a position

Bought 20 ETFS Leveraged Cocoa Shares @ 16.630
Sold 50 KPN (Koninklijke) Shares @ 3.396
Sold 50 BAM Groep NV (Koninklijke) Shares @ 4.128

Bought 15 Premier Inc. - A Shares @ 37.80
Sold 35 Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV Shares @ 16.46

Sold 220 VimpelCom Ltd Shares @ 5.83

Ivan Basso closed his position in the Fiat Chrysler Automative company after netting an impressive 33% return on his investment. Basso now looks to the European healthcare sector to further boost his portfolio, which is currently up 17.49%.

(Explore Basso's open and historic positions here.)

Alberto Contador chose to close a position in Swedish Match AB in favour of a position inBASF N, possibly following a recent #SaxoStrats entry from Saxo Bank head of equity strategy Peter Garnry.

See the complete top 10 performing riders here.

Wishing all riders and managers good luck and good legs in the coming days,

The Team

— Edited by Michael McKenna


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