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AVP/VP, Analyst (FX)

Location: 

Singapore, SG

Job Function:  Fixed Income
Job Type:  Permanent
Req ID:  7922

AVP/VP, Analyst (FX)

 

Fixed Income (FI)

The Fixed Income department is responsible for managing the fixed income assets of the GIC portfolio and multi-asset strategies. Its universe is global and spans multiple sectors, including global interest rates, currencies, credit, emerging markets, securitized products, convertible bonds, equities and commodities. FI is currently structured into 4 broad functions:

  • Portfolio Management (Macro and Credit)
  • Research and Strategy (Macro and Credit)
  • Systematic Investment Group
  • Portfolio Solutions Group

 

We are looking for a suitable candidate to join our Macro Research & Strategy team as an Assistant Vice President / Vice President, Analyst (FX). This position is based in the Singapore office. 

 

 

Responsibilities

  • To conduct deep-dive fundamental research, with specialization in FX.
  • To understand the drivers of asset markets and how macro and policy developments affect asset prices.
  • To translate macro research into actionable investment ideas and strategies across macro asset classes, especially in fixed income and currencies space.
  • To engage portfolio managers and other stakeholders in idea generation and investment strategy formulation.
  • To build relationship with the policy-makers and think-tanks.

 

 

Requirements

  • At least 5 years' experience in a global macro research, with focus on FX strategy research.
  • Good knowledge of economic analytical framework and ability to provide macro analysis and trade recommendations.
  • Ability to link the dots and understand how macroeconomic and policy developments in one country affect others and drive asset markets.
  • Strong research and investment strategy formulation background, including strong technical experience and analytical skills. Proficiency in R programming is helpful.
  • Team player and self-driven with ability to anticipate changing market dynamics.
  • Proactive in reaching out to stakeholders and portfolio managers. Strong communications skillset, both verbal and written.
  • Able to influence and persuade others.

Our PRIME Values

Our PRIME Values

GIC is a values driven organization. GIC’s PRIME Values act as our compass, enabling us to fulfil our fundamental purpose and objectives. It is the foundational bedrock which governs our behaviors, our decision making, and our focus. It informs both our long-term strategy as a firm, and the way we relate to our Client, business partners and employees. PRIME stands for Prudence, Respect, Integrity, Merit and Excellence.