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Steen Jakobsen has more than 25 years of experience within the fields of proprietary trading and alternative investment. After finishing his studies in Economics at Copenhagen University in 1989, he started his career at Citibank N.A. Copenhagen from where he moved to Hafnia Merchant Bank as Director, Head of Sales and Options. In 1992, he joined Chase Manhattan in London as VP, Head of Scandinavian Sales, and then the Chase Manhattan Proprietary Trading Group. From 1995-1997 he worked as a Proprietary Trader and Head of Flow Desk at Swiss Bank Corp., London. In 1997, he became Global Head of Trading, FX and Options at Christiania (now Nordea) in New York until he joined UBS in New York in 1999 as the Executive Director in the Global Proprietary Group. He joined Saxo Bank in 2000 and after a brief departure to Limus Capital Partners, where he was Chief Investment Officer for two years, he returned to the bank in 2011 as Chief Investment Officer
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  • Squawk / 11 April 2014 at 8:06 GMT
    Steen Jakobsen Steen Jakobsen
    Chief Economist & CIO / Saxo Bank
    Denmark
    Warsaw. Impressed every time I come here, when world recover in 2015 H2 Poland will be on my buy list! Poland now leading in IT logistics attracting major names like IBM & Amazon, but.... growth of 3.0% as per consensus is NOT happening. I see maximum 2% - and potential for downside AND pension sector sick and I mean seriously sick plus entitlements out of control, but... Poland is cheap, clean, hard working.....Had dinner @ Michel Morran yday - another gr8 story of migration and success away from home: http://www.restaurantbistrodeparis.com/lang,2
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  • Saxo TV / 10 April 2014 at 9:10 GMT

    China: Handle with care

    Angus Walker
    There’ll be no easy fix for fragile China, according to the country’s leaders. China’s Premier Li Keqiang told investors today: “We will not take, in response to momentary fluctuations in economic growth, short term and forceful stimulus measures”. The comments appear to rule out the possibility of major stimulus to counter falling growth.
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  • Article / 03 April 2014 at 5:00 GMT

    Insights Q2 Outlook: State of Flux

    Steen Jakobsen Steen Jakobsen
    Chief Economist & CIO / Saxo Bank
    Denmark
    Insights Q2 Outlook: State of Flux Read the article
  • 31 March
    Yura Yura
    Only I think that most important part of this article is foto in the middle?
  • Saxo TV / 24 March 2014 at 12:39 GMT

    Jakobsen: Why China can't fail

    Angus Walker
    More bad economic data from China: the latest HSBC Purchasing Managers Index shows deeper contraction and mainly in the private sector. Is the much fabled Chinese hard landing rushing up to hit the world’s second largest economy?
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    24 March
    dbp dbp
    This may well be true, but the concern is that any shock could set off cascading consequences across the world. And, as we have seen in...
  • 30 March
    JennyB JennyB
    Excellent article, thanks.
    We no longer have any options if we intend to avoid a brutal cull of our species and others. We have to pursue nuclear...
    05 April
    weef weef
    "a brutal cull of our species and others" - do we really need 7+ billion of our species on this planet?

    Anteaus - " we need stop wasting...
    08 April
    JamieShepherd1 JamieShepherd1
    Its naive to call any given technology the 'answer', or to say another technology 'fails', because it doesn't give base load, isn't as cheap as coal, or...
  • Squawk / 20 March 2014 at 14:24 GMT
    Steen Jakobsen Steen Jakobsen
    Chief Economist & CIO / Saxo Bank
    Denmark
    Macro Fun:

    The most recent picture of a combined ECB and EU Council of Minister meeting - can you spot Ms. Merkel and Signor Draghi? :)
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