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Citi's Emerging Market Strategy team is seeking a motivated Strategist to cover Latin American FX and local fixed income markets. The position will report to the Head of Emerging Market Strategy. The strategist will work closely with other members within the Strategy team in different geographies and products, Citi Economics, and the sales and trading desk based in New York, as well as outside clients on the real money and hedge fund side. The strategist will gain visibility quickly through trade ideas, publications and internal and external interactions.
Citi Research focuses on delivering the highest quality company, sector, economic and geographic insights to our clients globally. The unit includes equity and fixed income research, economic and market analysis and product-specific analysis to help individual and institutional clients navigate a complex global marketplace. Citi Research is committed to maintaining the highest level of independence and objectivity in its proprietary products and insights.
The strategist is responsible for formulating views and generating trade ideas in Latin American FX and fixed income markets, through a combination of global and domestic macroeconomic trends, quantitative modelling, market technicals, and local politics.
Solid quantitative, statistical and data skills are a must, as is the ability to communicate well, both written and orally.
3 to 5 years of experience covering Latin American capital markets in a strategy/trading capacity, with a solid understanding of FX and fixed income products/bond math.
Aptitude for working with large amounts of data and proficiency with programming languages such as Python, R and Matlab.
Firm grasp of macroeconomics, with knowledge of econometrics is a plus.
Strong verbal, writing and presentation skills in English and preferably Spanish or Portuguese.
Avid interest in global macro beyond local market dynamics.
Methodical approach and strong organisational capabilities.
Good interpersonal skills and proven team player. Possess a positive attitude, drive and initiative; ability to work with trading, sales and other research colleagues.
Bachelor's or master degree in Economics, Finance, Quantitative Finance or a related field.
Track record of acting with integrity and in full compliance with rules and regulations.
Internal Number: 5432239
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