Research Analyst - Expert Graduate Programme - 2023

Singapore, Singapore
12 Sep 2022
27 Sep 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Turn information into insight

Get your career off to an incredible start in our Research team. Find out if you have what it takes to succeed here by becoming an analyst.

A place where you can thrive

At Barclays, you'll be surrounded by people who will help you achieve your ambitions. Our collaborative, supportive environment gives you the chance to build solid relationships with senior leaders and peers alike.

Real responsibility, right away

Expect to gain valuable experience, while also having a genuine impact on our business. Working closely with a senior analyst, you'll exercise your abilities to contribute ideas to thematic research reports and investment recommendations.

You'll gain a sound understanding of rates, FX and commodities markets, as well as the economic forces that influence them. Day-to-day, you could be involved in a wide range of activities.

Diving deep into the fundamentals of key markets and economies, you will:
  • study the linkages between rates, FX and commodities markets
  • develop an understanding of micro structure in bond, interest rate derivatives, FX and commodity markets
  • work on custom projects and conduct empirical studies using public databases and Barclays' proprietary data, models and analytics
  • gain experience on the publication process of Barclays Research periodicals
  • learn how we form the firm's macro outlook on the global economy
  • help deliver market-leading research in rates, FX and commodities
  • interact with sales, trading desks and other research groups.
To be considered for this programme, you must:
  • be an undergraduate student in a technical discipline such as Economics, Econometrics, Finance, Operations Research or Public Policy with an anticipated graduation date between December 2022 - June 2023.
Ideally, you would also have:
  • a 3.2 GPA or above
  • resourcefulness, team-orientation, enthusiasm and an entrepreneurial spirit, demonstrated through participation in extracurricular activities
  • an interest in macroeconomics and international economics
  • prior experience in empirical methods/econometrics
  • strong quantitative skills, including statistics and time series analysis
  • a team player mentality, with the ability to think creatively and present your ideas clearly
  • familiarity working in a programming environment, such as Python, Matlab, SAS, Eviews and Excel VBA
  • interest in financial markets
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • boundless energy and curiosity about how the world works.
It is the policy of Barclays to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law.

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