BlackRock Associate- Equities Trading and Liquidity Strategies in Hong Kong, Hong Kong
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Business Unit Overview:
The Equity Trading team executes all of BlackRock’s equity and equity derivative orders. This includes substantial volumes of cash equities, CFDs, and listed and OTC derivatives. The desk supports a variety of internal investment teams, including Fundamental, Scientific, Global Macro and market neutral hedge funds, long only funds, ETFs, and Index funds.
Provide ‘best execution’ across a range of equity instruments for all of BlackRock’s internal businesses
Support trading desk to help manage orders and trade flow in a logical, risk-controlled manner with a high sensitivity to fiduciary responsibilities
Monitor market activity in areas of specialisation and provide feedback to portfolio managers
Support investment teams in terms of information flow, trade ideas and data requests
Deal with day-to-day administrative issues in support of trading activities and liaison with trading operations
Pro-actively contribute to the investment process to both reduce transaction costs and identify alpha opportunities
Working with internal IT and analytics groups to develop systems, analytics and coordinate trading activity
Ad hoc project work
Degree(s) in relevant subject such as economics, mathematics, engineering, physical science. CFA qualification/part qualification would be an advantage
3-5 years of working experience which could trend into trading or has keen interest in trading
Strong quantitative skills
Effective communication skills and demonstrated ability to work with multiple partners and stakeholders
Enthusiastic and positive approach to market challenges
Excellent analytical skills applied in a practical environment
Well organised, disciplined approach to work with a high level of attention to detail
Strong work ethic with high level of self-motivation
Strong team player skills and the ability to work harmoniously with a diverse workforce
BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer—M/F/D/V.
BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.