Intern - Research Team

The Programme

We are looking for:

A driven self-starter with a genuine interest in research, analysis and an understanding of economic and political factors that impact financial markets, with a special emphasis on Asia-Pacific and Emerging Markets.

Previous experience in markets is preferred as the role seeks to develop qualitative views and quantitative analysis in a cross-asset market framework and assist three full-time Macro Strategists in the Hong Kong office. Although cross-asset, the primary asset class that the role supports is Foreign Exchange.

Why this role is important to us:

The team you will be joining is a part of a broader global team of between 15-20 strategists based in Boston, London and Hong Kong.

This is part of a larger global Research team that services both internal and external clients. The latter include some of the world’s largest institutional investors.

Join us if making your mark in the financial services industry from day one is a challenge you are up for. 

What You Will Do 

As Global Markets Research Intern, you will:

  • Assist and contribute to the production of regular research reports.
  • Assist to develop proprietary indicators.
  • Apply extensive spreadsheet and database management.
  • Assist in the production of research material for client presentations.
  • Be able to assist full-time strategists in the regional Macro Strategy team. 

Required Skills and Abilities

These skills will help you succeed in this role:

  • Demonstrable experience in handling large quantities of data.
  • The ability to analyze and summarize data.
  • The ability to use quantitative software, including but not limited to an intermediate to advanced skill level in Excel.
  • A desire to write brief, but well structured, market overviews.
  • The ability to work as part of a global team of research interns. 

Education & Preferred Qualifications:

  • Economics and/or Finance background preferred (and at undergraduate level).
  • Some understanding of Macroeconomics and/or Foreign Exchange markets.
  • Programming proficiency is a bonus, although not a pre-requisite.
  • Eligibility to work in Hong Kong - six-month commitment. 
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  • Job type:Internships
  • Disciplines:
    Banking and Finance, Economics
  • Citizenships:
  • Locations:
    Hong Kong
  • Closing Date:25th Dec 2021, 6:00 pm

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