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Junior Trader – Equities & FX

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18 November 2019



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A leading asset manager is looking to recruit a Junior Trader to join the trading desk in London. The team adopts a ‘non siloed’ approach and the successful candidate will execute trades across Equities and FX in Developed and Emerging Markets.


  • Execution of Equity  and global FX trades including FX spot, forward and options in both developed and emerging markets
  • Provide Portfolio Managers with market commentary, discuss trade ideas and give them daily feedback on the markets
  • Analyse and monitor trades to achieve best execution
  • Develop relationships with sell-side
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to increase the efficiency of the trading process

Ideal Candidate Profile:

  • 1-3 years trading experience at a buy-side or sell-side institution
  • Degree educated
  • Excellent IT skills; Excel, Bloomberg and trading platforms
  • Strong understanding and interested in financial markets
  • Confident, articulate with the ability to thrive under pressure
  • Team oriented

Mason Blake acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Mason Blake is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications regardless of sex, marital status, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, religious belief or age

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