Senior Associate / Manager - FX Trading (Fixed Income Division)

Morgan Stanley

Posting Date

Jan 23, 2023

Primary Location

Non-Japan Asia-India-Maharashtra-Mumbai (MSA) Refer to Position Description


Investment Banking/Sales/Trading/Research Full Time Senior Associate


Division: Fixed Income Division Job Title: FX Trading

Location: Mumbai Job Level: Senior Associate / Manager

Company Profile

Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. The Firm's employees serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments, and individuals from more than 1,200 offices in 43 countries.

As a market leader, the talent and passion of our people is critical to our success. Together, we share a common set of values rooted in integrity, excellence, and strong team ethic. Morgan Stanley can provide a superior foundation for building a professional career - a place for people to learn, to achieve and grow. A philosophy that balances personal lifestyles, perspectives and needs is an important part of our culture.

Department Profile

From global institutions to hedge funds, investors come to Morgan Stanley for sales, trading, and market-making services in almost every type of financial instrument in all the world’s financial markets. Morgan Stanley professionals use our network and technology to provide liquidity and sophisticated analysis, to manage risk and execute reliably in the fast-changing markets.

The Fixed Income Division (FID) is comprised of Interest Rate and Currency Products, Credit Products and Commodities. Professionals in the Division assess and actively manage risk, trade securities, and structure as well as execute innovative transactions in the fast-paced and constantly changing global markets. The Commodities Division is a market leader across a broad range of commodities markets, with expertise in areas including client risk management, financing solutions and investor products.

Global Markets Group is the offshoring arm of Morgan Stanley’s Sales & Trading businesses in India. It covers functions across FID and Institutional Equities Division (IED) ranging from those associated with sales, trading, analytics, strats to risk management.

Primary Responsibilities

This role involves working with the EMEA FX trading business, providing analytical support to the desk and generating trade ideas. We are looking for a strategist who integrates fundamental and quantitative analysis to generate G10 and EM FX trade ideas for our internal trading desks and institutional clients. Product focus on spot and forwards. Rates and options a plus. Focus on trades with a time horizon of 1d to 6m.

Required Competencies

Skills Required:

Candidate must have:

  • Min of 5 years of relevant work experience in FX market
  • Demonstrated ability to generate trade ideas
  • Experience in option pricing preferable
  • Must be able to communicate well.

Educational Background:

  • Quantitative or economic profile. Engineering or finance degree from premier institutes, preferably with a masters/ MBA in Finance.

Morgan Stanley is an equal opportunities employer. We work to provide a supportive and inclusive environment where all individuals can maximize their full potential. Our skilled and creative workforce is comprised of individuals drawn from a broad cross section of the global communities in which we operate and who reflect a variety of backgrounds, talents, perspectives and experiences. Our strong commitment to a culture of inclusion is evident through our constant focus on recruiting, developing and advancing individuals based on their skills and talents

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