Economic Research Analyst

  • Salary to £45,000
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Non-disclosed
  • 13 Oct 17 2017-10-13

Our client is based in a West London location and is a well regarded asset management house. A newly created role has arisen in their Economic Research team for an graduate in Economics and who now having gained some useful FS experience in FS is now looking to further develop their Economic understanding and exposure in this challenging and stimulating role. This role provides fundamental economic research and analysis to support my clients investment products and the development of new products.

In this role you will be looking to exceed client expectations, so as to enhance and grow their investments, in my clients business. To manage, develop and enhance genuine investment products desired bythe market. To implement all investment processes and provide high quality service to clients and colleagues.

This role provides fundamental economic research and analysis to support 
investment products and the development of new products. The job holder will
provide regular but also ad-hoc written analysis and presentation materials to the
research department and the client team.

Key result Areas:
Provide fundamental economic analysis on and insights into developed and
emerging market economies, currencies and their return drivers on an ad-hoc
and regular basis.
Produce analysis to support the research team and the client team, including
reactive research requested from departments, clients and investment
consultants, and bespoke analysis
Develop fundamental insights into the nature of alpha and beta returns in
currency markets (including an understanding of the behaviour of market
participants) with an aim to enhance research
Contribute to research projects to develop and enhance systematic investment
strategies across a range of asset classes, especially currency
Develop familiarity with research and statistical tools with an aim to
developing successful investment strategies
Develop and maintain databases with economic indicators, such as tracking
interest and inflation rates across the world, official reserves, etc
In time, maintain relationships with counterparts at research institutions and
the wider external community.

Interaction (internal and external levels of contact and relationships).
Extensive internal relationships, particularly with Research Department and other
teams. May in due course represent the company externally with clients, investment
consultants and their research departments.