What we do
In this department, we work together to provide a comprehensive suite of products to meet our clients’ needs, ranging from financing and market access, to yield enhancement and hedging.
Based in London, we have major clients from around the world, including governments, central banks, financial institutions, corporations, investment managers and public sector institutions.
Collaboration is an essential part of our culture. Our Origination and Syndicate specialists work together closely to devise the best funding solutions for issuers, while our Sales and Trading teams collaborate with our Research and Structuring teams to provide liquidity and solutions for investors and liability managers.
Where you’ll work
Our Global Markets’ headquarters are in London, and there are also trading hubs in New York, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Singapore, São Paulo, Paris and Brussels.
What you’ll need
Different roles require different strengths, but whichever path you take, you’ll need a strong academic record, excellent analytical skills and the ability to express yourself well, to clients and colleagues alike.
Sales – as one of our Sales team, you’ll be a trusted advisor, working side-by-side with Trading and Research to provide pricing, liquidity and trade ideas in order to meet the investment and hedging needs of our clients.
Trading – as a member of the Trading team, you will trade a comprehensive range of asset classes on every index, every exchange and every market worldwide. You’ll work closely with Sales to generate revenue for the bank, trading a wide range of cash and derivative products and gaining an in-depth knowledge of market dynamics.
Structuring – if you join us as a Structurer, you’ll analyse problems and work closely with Sales and Trading to put together solutions to tackle the investment liability management needs of our clients.
Quantitative Research – here, you’ll focus on developing the statistical and trading models, platforms, methodologies and reference tools used by our business, and work with advanced mathematical, statistical and technological concepts on a daily basis.
Strategy and Risk – here, you will constantly monitor the risks associated with our activities, sharing and communicating these with all other members of the bank. You’ll also work on developing and updating effective strategies to tackle risk.
We also have other roles on an ad hoc basis – as well as the above teams, there are also opportunities across the Global Markets business, in: Credit, Commodity Derivatives, Equity Derivatives, Foreign Exchange & Local Markets, G10 Rates, Primary and Prime Solutions & Financing.