Kay Van-Petersen

Kay Van-Petersen

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Kay Van-Petersen is a Global Macro Strategist at Saxo Bank. In this role, he provides unique analyses based on monetary and fiscal policies, global geopolitical landscapes, and other macroeconomic fundamentals. He also considers market sentiment and technical and momentum factors. In addition, KVP is a champion of cryptocurrency and its underlying technology, being personally invested and involved in the crypto ecosystem. He feels that we are in the making of the biggest technological innovation since the dawn of the internet.

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Academic History

  • KVP has worked across banks and hedge funds in London, Copenhagen, Hong Kong, and Singapore.
  • He is known for his actionable and, at times, contrarian views across the global macro space as well as in the crypto universe. 
  • He has been a big public crypto advocate as early as 2014.
  • In 2016, he made the prediction that Bitcoin would triple in 2017—it ended up doing 14x for the year, going from 952 to 14,310. 
  • He has a number of different consulting roles in the crypto space.
  • He has over 15 years of experience in the global financial markets, with the majority of those years spent as a trader and analyst across multiple strategies including global macro, equity long/short, fundamental value, event-driven and special situations. 
  • He has appeared as a guest on Real Vision.