Global Markets Economist in London - Fitch Solutions

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London, England
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Full Time
Date Posted
1 month ago

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Fitch Solutions provides data, research and analytics that help clients excel at managing their credit risk, offer deep insight into the debt investment market, and provide comprehensive intelligence about the macroeconomic environment. All available on our platform, Fitch Connect, designed and built using our credit, macro and industry expertise to help you make more informed decisions.Fitch Solutions, a leading emerging markets analysis firm, is recruiting a Global Markets Strategist/Economist to join its reputable Global Research team in London or Singapore. You will be contributing to our market intelligence service, providing analytical research for senior decision makers in banks, consultancies, multinational corporations, investment funds and government agencies. Significant relevant analyst experience required, including in a global role. Qualifications: MA/MSc/PhD Economics or similar. CFA level I, II or II not necessary, but beneficial. London or Singapore based, with travel opportunities to meet clients and participate in global conferences Role Work as part of a team of four Global economists that focus on providing the thought leadership for the wider macroeconomic research team. Conduct economic & financial market analysis and forecasting for the largest developed and emerging markets. Focus will include the interplay between financial markets (currency, fixed income and equities) and macroeconomic trends. Write and coordinate written research publications with a focus on broad trends in currency, fixed income and equity markets as well as macroeconomics and political risk. Work on developing proprietary data sets that add analytical value Liaise with senior analysts to discuss and help define key themes across different regions. Engage with clients and participate in conferences to discuss Fitch Solutions’ key global macro and market views. Mentor junior analysts, helping them to connect financial market and macro views and sharpen their currency forecasting. Skills Financial markets analysis and macroeconomics Fluent spoken and written English Strong analytical ability and entrepreneurial mindset Able to break down complex analysis and explain reasoning in more simple argumentation Ability to manage own time and publication deadlines Strong public speaker Ability to work with and analyze large data sets Excellent and proactive communicator Fitch Group is a global leader in financial information services with operations in more than 30 countries. Wholly owned by the Hearst Corporation, we are comprised of three main businesses: Fitch Ratings | Fitch Solutions | Fitch Learning.For more information please visit our websites: | |Fitch is committed to providing global securities markets with objective, timely, independent and forward-looking credit opinions. To protect Fitch’s credibility and reputation, our employees must take every precaution to avoid conflicts of interests or any appearance of a conflict of interest. Should you be successful in the recruitment process at Fitch Ratings you will be asked to declare any securities holdings and other potential conflicts prior to commencing employment. If you, or your immediate family, have any holdings that may conflict with your work responsibilities, you may be asked to divest yourself of them before beginning work.Fitch is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.


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