Asset Manager - Macro Sovereign Analyst


Salary:

$40000 - 40000 / month

Location:

Central and Western District

Date posted:

14 November 2018

Employment type:

Permanent

Reference:

JS1114

Specialisation:

Banking and financial services


Description

My client is an international asset manager currently looking to add an individual to their Emerging Markets/Credit Research Desk. They are ideally looking for someone with 2-3 years of Macro Economic Research; keen to take on primary responsibility of research within Asian Soverigns as well as work closely with the PM's and other analysts to keep abreast of Macro events that could impact the portfolios.

Main Responsibilities:

    • Engage in sovereign research in emerging market countries with a primary focus in Asia, including review of economic fundamentals, fiscal and monetary policy, political factors, and/or valuations and technical, depending on the experience
    • Analyse sovereign risk to assess suitability for investment across all portfolios and perform country due diligence as appropriate
    • Instigate discussion with Portfolio Managers, other Analysts and Traders to optimize trade ideas into portfolios
    • Drive and prepare in-house research publications on relevant countries
    • Regularly update in-house research depositary, Credit Analysis Platform (CAP) with country comments and review Relative Value Rankings (RVRs)
    • Actively contribute to formal and informal team discussions and written portfolio commentaries as necessary
    • Interact with and, if necessary, provide support to global EM Debt teams, Developed markets fixed income colleagues, marketing, business development and RPF teams

Job Requirements:

  • Master Degree holder in Economics, ideally complemented by the CFA qualification
  • Strong knowledge of econometrics, VBA and Excel programming is definitely a plus
  • The ideal candidate will possess strong analytical and communication skills with over 3 years' work experience in fundamental economic research in banking or universities
  • Independent thinker with a strong sense of initiative and flexibility, coupled with a well-developed collaborative spirit as much decision-making is done on a team basis
  • Fluency in written and spoken English is required
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Putonghua is preferable


Hong Kong

9th Floor, Nexxus Building
41 Connaught Road
Central
Hong Kong Island
+852 3653 7300
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