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Analyst, Emerging Markets Sales, Fixed Income Sales, Korea

Seoul, , South Korea

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About Bank of America

Our purpose as a firm is to make financial lives better, through the power of every connection. Across the world, we partner with leading corporate and institutional investors through our offices in more than 35 countries. In the U.S. alone, we serve almost all of the Fortune 500 companies and approximately 67 million consumer and small-business clients. We provide a full suite of financial products and services, from banking and investments to asset and risk management. We cover a broad range of asset classes, making us a global leader in corporate and investment banking, sales and trading.

Connecting Asia Pacific to the world

Our Asia Pacific team is spread across 19 cities in 12 markets. We are focused on connecting Asia to the world and the world to Asia, using our global expertise to ensure success is shared between us, our clients and our communities. Our regional footprint covers 12 currencies, more than a dozen languages and five time zones, placing us firmly among the region’s leading financial services companies.


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. Bank of America Merrill Lynch is the marketing name for its international businesses and is a long-established participant in Asia Pacific with a presence since 1947. With 23 offices in 12 geographies, covering nine currencies, more than a dozen languages and five time zones, the company offers an integrated and comprehensive set of products and services across Global Corporate & Investment Banking, Global Markets and Wealth Management, serving the needs of individual, corporate, institutional and government clients, combining the best of local knowledge and global expertise.

Bank of America Merrill Lynch is committed to attracting, recruiting and retaining top diverse talent from across the globe. Our diversity and inclusion mission is to actively promote an inclusive work environment where all employees have the opportunity to achieve personal success and contribute to the growth of our business. Each of our global Employee Networks bring together employees, create dialogue and awareness in support of our Diversity and Inclusion mission.

Job Description

Bank of America’ Korea Fixed Incomes Sales group is seeking an Analyst to join the team. This role requires an understanding of FX and Rates markets, focusing particularly on Korea.  Candidates will be expected to have experience in analyzing complex situations, and be capable of critical thinking in a time sensitive manner. Based in Seoul and working within a busy and dynamic team, this role requires a capable individual help drive growth across the function.


  • This role sits within the front office and will be working in a dynamic and busy dealing room. You will assist with the managing risk, liquidity and exposure and you will support and manage all aspects of the trading desk: pre-trade analysis, research on index constituent changes, inbound and outbound trade processing and the design of optimal strategies for large trades. Tracking supply and demand, you constantly evaluate market developments in order to give clients accurate product information.

  • Building BAML credit franchise and grow our market share by developing client relationships and presenting trade ideas to clients.

  • Leverage technology and analytics to drive pricing/hedging as well as idea generation

  • Understand market drivers (of those markets in which involved), market moves, and the numbers behind it all, as well as cross-asset implications

  • With the guidance senior team member, undertand the implications of events on the entire trading desk, anticipate market outcomes

  • Able to price/quote/execute FX/FX FWD/ FX SWAP/ NDF/ Options for internal accounts some smaller external clients. Able to communicate with clients in a professional manner.

  • Engage others in active dialogue; Drive group involvement; build active collaboration with and trust of clients and internal constituencies;


  • Minimum 1-2 years’ experience a financial organization with knowledge of FX and Rates desirable.

  • Ability to discuss your knowledge of the current market (including trends)

  • Be analytical, detailed and able to prioritize in a busy environment


  • English and Korean

Bank of America is an equal opportunities employer.

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136 SEJONGDAE-RO JUNG-GU, Seoul, 04520