Simon Fasdal joined Saxo Bank in 2011 and is Head of the Fixed Income Trading desk. He focuses on delivering strategies and analyses of the bond markets defined by fundamentals, market sentiment and technical developments. He is also responsible for making Saxo Bank the first online provider of corporate and government bond trading on Saxo Bank’s award-winning platform – SaxoTraderGo.
Fasdal has more than 15 years of market experience and has headed several fixed income teams, including the bond trading team at Nykredit Markets, the largest mortgage bank in Denmark. He is a regular contributor to TradingFloor, providing the view on fixed income in Saxo Bank’s Quarterly Outlooks as well as setting out potential disruptive scenarios in the annual “Outragous Predictions” publication. He also appears regularly in local and international media.
Fasdal adds to his views, the experience from many years of real trading in all kinds of market environments and conditions.
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  • Article / 26 April 2017 at 10:30 GMT

    Weekly Bond Update: Macron paves way for higher rates

    Fixed Income trader / Saxo Bank
    Weekly Bond Update: Macron paves way for higher rates
    Financial investors around the globe sighed with relief as the first round of the French presidential election produced a relatively comfortable victory for the independent, market-friendly and pro-EU candidate Emmanuel Macron. The ECB is not expected to change policy on Thursday, but the bank will eventually need to react to Eurozone economic momentum and yields adjust accordingly.
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  • 30 March
    Michael Boye Michael Boye
    Hi Gustavo, I certainly agree there are still substantial political risk with investments in Brazil. But this is what you are compensated for by the credit spread...
    30 March
    Michael Boye Michael Boye
    Hi MP. Credit Default Swaps are a measurement of credit risk (the increased risk over risk free rates), so it is basically in practice a function of...
    30 March
    Market Predator Market Predator
    Thanks Michael.
  • 27 March
    Peter Garnry Peter Garnry
    It seems like the market is writing a new narrative here post Trump’s defeat. Negative sentiment in key risky asset classes with S&P 500 (cash) down 0.8%...
    27 March
    Ole Hansen Ole Hansen
    Crude oil has hit new lows for the day as the risk off sentiment in stocks has triggered additional long liquidation. Both Brent and WTI are holding...
  • Article / 27 March 2017 at 7:00 GMT

    Morning Markets: Stocks retreat after Trump's Obamacare defeat

    Consulting editor / TradingFloor
    Morning Markets: Stocks retreat after Trump's Obamacare defeat
    Asia-Pacific equities retreated on Monday following losses by US stocks on Friday after the Trump administration was dealt a blow by failure in Congress to repeal the Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare. Bonds and gold rose in a flight to safety. Oil prices fell after a meeting of Opec and non-Opec producers in Kuwait caused confusion by leaving it to an expert committee to decide on a possible extension of production cuts.
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