Scott Petruska

Scott Petruska is Chief Currency Strategist and senior advisor for Silicon Valley Bank’s global financial services group, and is based in Boston, MA. He advises clients on currency and interest rate hedging strategies, and helps them with other aspects of global banking. He regularly writes blogs on topics covering the global financial markets, conducts client seminars and webinars, and speaks at regional financial conferences.

Petruska has more than 30 years experience in the currency and interest rate markets, and has lived and worked in Boston, Chicago, New York City, Singapore and Tokyo. Prior to joining SVB in 2009, he worked at several large international financial institutions, including National Westminster Bank, Irving Trust, Bank of New York, State Street Bank and Commerce Bank. He has been an institutional trader, product developer, analyst, salesperson and advisor.

Petruska has been awarded several professional designations, including the CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst), FRM (Financial Risk Manager) and CMT (Certified Market Technician). He earned his undergraduate degree in Finance & Banking from the University of Wisconsin.
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Chief Currency Strategist

Silicon Valley Bank

Expert Insights from Scott Petruska

FX Outlook: Five Central Banks that Matter – Updates & Expectations


Fed may hike more aggressively, dollar hits new highs, stocks lower


Strong corp earnings, stocks & bond yields rise, dollar mixed


Lower yields drives dollar lower, equities higher


Dollar firms as global bond yields jump


Market cautious, equities lower, bond yields and dollar higher