Fixed Income Analyst

  • Competitive
  • Singapore Singapore Singapore SG
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Schroder Investment Management (Singapore) Ltd
  • 21 Jun 18 2018-06-21

At Schroders, asset management is our only business and our goals are completely aligned with those of our clients We have responsibility for £397.1 billion (€465.2 billion/US$490.7 billion)* on behalf of institutional and retail investors, financial institutions and high net worth clients from around the world, invested in a broad range of active strategies across equities, fixed income, multi-asset, alternatives and real estate. * Source: Schroders, all data as at 31 December 2016.

Overview of role

As the Fixed Income Analyst at Schroders, you will work with the Fixed Income team and primarily responsible for conducting market research on emerging markets fixed income and day-to-day portfolio management supports to emerging markets fixed income portfolios.  You will over time aim to develop in-depth knowledge and contribute to actionable investment ideas to the team.

Market research

  • Assist in developing, enhancing and maintaining quantitative fixed income models, and applying the model output to analyse and generate investment ideas over time
  • Develop and document specific trade ideas for portfolios and discuss in the meetings
  • Undertake thematic and sector research in the global fixed income markets
  • Support global and emerging market macro portfolio managers for local interest rate and FX investment
  • Participate in fixed income investment meetings, and discuss and contribute market views
  • Participate in investment discussions with the macro investment teams in other regions (EMD-relative team in NY in particular) to assist investment idea communication across different regions

Portfolio management

  • Provide analytical supports to Emerging Market fixed income portfolios
  • Assist in developing model portfolios for potential clients
  • Liaise with infrastructure team to enhance portfolio system efficiency
  • Support portfolio management administration, performance attribution and risk analytics

Technical

  • Assist in analysing macro and derivative investment processes and identify potential area of improvement
  • Acquire knowledge of fixed income markets, macro and credit research, and portfolio and risk management capabilities

General

  • Support product team on presentations, enquiries and reports for existing/potential clients and consultants
  • Conduct peer group analysis

 

Requirement

  • Degree graduate with at least 2 – 4 years’ of relevant working experience in asset management industry
  • Solid global and emerging markets macro-economic research education and practical research experience
  • In depth understanding of global bond and currency markets
  • Analytical education and training including proven model building capability
  • Enjoys working in a team
  • Demonstrated creativity and lateral-thinking ability
  • Demonstrated potential for taking financial market risk