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Global Equities - Emerging Markets Sales Trading - Associate

London, United Kingdom

Job Description:

The role involves working closely with BAML’s large and widespread research franchise as well as the distribution network across the globe to work towards constantly improving and maintaining BAML EM / APAC market share and building on our strong global franchise

Role Description:

  • Create EM / Asia specific content by using market news + internal sources and disseminate internally and externally to clients.
  • Execute client business using all available channels (blocks, algos, market makers, pt) balancing best execution needs whilst maximizing the commission/revenue opportunity to BofA.
  • Responsible for managing and communicating the needs of the desk to the various product groups such as equity derivatives, financing, advisory, stock loan, trading and research. Partner with different teams to facilitate cross selling of the various products across Global Markets.
  • Candidate must have experience in high touch execution and a basic understanding of EM and/or Asia Pacific markets.


  • Educated to degree level  (or equivalent experience)


  • Strong analytical, quantitative and problem solving  skills are required
  • Meticulous attention to detail, diligence and conscientiousness
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Capable of working effectively both independently and with multiple teams/individuals
  • Solid broking skills
  • High level knowledge of Bloomberg and Excel


Job-specific/Technical competencies:

  • Strong product and market knowledge with a particular focus on emerging markets.

Behavioural  competencies:

Communicates with Impact: Influences decisions and outcomes through effective communications. Examples include, but are not limited to:

  • Writes persuasive and high quality intraday content
  • Clearly presents trade ideas to clients

Demonstrates Business Acumen: Understands the company's overall strategy, how our businesses operate and how we succeed against competitors and generate profits. Examples include, but are not limited to:

  • Understands what drives success in the business
  • Transfers knowledge of the business to others

Drives Operational Excellence: Demonstrates a bias for action and a commitment to achieving sustainable results. Examples include, but are not limited to:

  • Creates accountability for the achievement of results
  • Removes barriers to operational excellence

Applies Critical Thinking: Weighs the relative importance, adequacy, and validity of information to form fact-based opinions, solve problems and make sound recommendations. Examples include, but are not limited to:

  • Asks pertinent questions to gather relevant facts surrounding a problem, issue or objective
  • Examines assumptions and weighs them against facts

Integrity and Ethics: Earns others’ trust and respect through consistent honesty and professionalism in all interactions. Examples include, but are not limited to:

  • Appropriately manages risks to protect the bank and its clients
  • Acts honestly and fairly in all personal and business dealings, and avoids questionable business practices
  • Protects the Company’s reputation by acting ethically, legally, and in compliance with all policies and standards

Good conduct and sound judgment is crucial to our long term success. It’s important that all employees in the organisation understand the expected standards of conduct and how we manage conduct risk. Individual accountability and an ownership mindset are the cornerstones of our Code of Conduct and are at the heart of managing risk well.

As part of our standard hiring process to manage risk, please note background screening checks will be conducted on all hires before commencing employment

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