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Trader job description

PostPosted: Thu Nov 19, 2015 2:41 pm
by sobuj11
Traders are responsible for making prices and executing trades in equities, bonds, commodities and foreign exchange, dealing on behalf of or for the benefit of investment banks.

Key responsibilities include:
collating relevant information and data
liaising closely with sales staff and inter-dealer brokers
determining market sentiment via research, valuation and data analysis
monitoring UK and international market performance
making prices in specific products
providing key parties with daily trading information
interpreting financial/market reports
informing sales staff about market movements/prices
executing trades
gaining information from sales staff about client issues