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Analyst/Associate, Rates Strategist, Global Research

Tokyo, Japan

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About Bank of America Merrill Lynch:

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Overview

Bank of America is one of the world's largest financial institutions, serving individual consumers, small and middle market businesses and large corporations with a full range of banking, investing, asset management and other financial and risk-management products and services. The company provides unmatched convenience in the United States, serving more than 59 million consumer and small business relationships with more than 6,100 retail banking offices, nearly 18,700 ATMs and award-winning online banking with nearly 29 million active users. Following the acquisition of Merrill Lynch on January 1, 2009, Bank of America is a global leader in corporate and investment banking and trading across a broad range of asset classes serving corporations, governments, institutions and individuals around the world. Bank of America offers industry-leading support to more than 4 million small business owners through a suite of innovative, easy-to-use online products and services. The company serves clients in more than 150 countries. Bank of America Corporation stock is a component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average and is listed on the New York Stock Exchange.

Responsibilities

• Assist senior strategist and team with Japan rates research, publications as well as daily business.

• Undertake research and monitoring on the Japan rates market and economic developments in qualitative and quantitative ways.

• You will be primarily involved with conducting and publishing written research on Japan rates market, including but not limited to bonds, swaps and futures, as well as producing interest rate forecasts and trade recommendations.

• You will also follow oversea rates markets and economics, and support to publish non-yen rates market reports in Japanese.

• The role requires logical thinking, writing and quantitative skills as well as communication skills.

Requirements

•Excellent academic record with an Undergraduate degree, plus a Master’s Degree or PhD.

•Skills of quantitative analysis and writing in logical manner.

•Native-level fluency in Japanese and business level in English – both spoken and written.

• Not necessarily but preferably a few years of work experience – especially in a Japan macro/fixed income related role.

Bank of America Merrill Lynch is an equal opportunities employer

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1-4-1 NIHONBASHI, CHUO-KU, Tokyo, 103-0027