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Job Title: Emerging Markets FX Trader 
Job Code: 1175068 
Skill Category: Global Markets 
Location: EMEA  Client Job Ref:    
Job Type: Permanent 
Post Start Date: 16 Jun 2020 
Post End Date:  
Job Summary:


Job title: Emerging Markets FX Trader

Corporate Title: Analyst

Department: Global Markets, Foreign Exchange

Location: London

Company overview

Nomura is an Asia-based financial services group with an integrated global network spanning over 30 countries. By connecting markets East & West, Nomura services the needs of individuals, institutions, corporates and governments through its three business divisions: Retail, Asset Management, and Wholesale (Global Markets and Investment Banking). Founded in 1925, the firm is built on a tradition of disciplined entrepreneurship, serving clients with creative solutions and considered thought leadership. For further information about Nomura, visit

Department overview:

Nomura's Global Markets Division handles client transactions for financial institutions, corporates, governments and investment funds around the world. We act as market makers, trading in fixed income and equity securities, including currencies, interest rates, securitised products and credit in cash, derivatives and structured products. We have taken market-leading positions across the globe by leveraging the strength of our talent, client relationships and technology.

Nomura seeks to recruit an entry level analyst professional through the graduate program to work on the firm's Emerging Markets FX team. This team is positioned at the forefront of servicing our clients with their FX needs by providing competitive liquidity in linear products (FX spot, FX Forward, FX Swap, NDF) across the Emerging market space with especially strong presence in Asian markets.

Role description:

The successful candidate will work alongside the senior team members to get experience of all areas within the team and take over early responsibilities. The analyst will be responsible for the funding needs of the desk which involve actively executing short term FX swaps in order to hedge the firm's cash balances. The analyst will also act as a market maker in Emerging market currencies which involves providing competitive liquidity to clients, risk management of positions, updating clients/stakeholders with market colour and trade ideas.

Skills, experience, qualifications and knowledge required:

  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Able to perform in fast pacing environment
  • Strong work ethic and willingness to learn
  • Team player
  • Commercially minded
  • Academic qualification in a quantitative or economics-related subject
  • Past experience in trading is a plus but not required

Right to Work:

The UK Government have taken steps to reduce net migration to the UK by limiting the number of overseas workers from outside the EEA coming to the UK for employment. Please note that whilst we are able to consider applications from overseas workers from outside the EEA (who require a Tier 2 (General) visa) we can only employ them if we can provide evidence that there are no other suitable candidates for this vacancy from inside the EEA.

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