Hybrids Index Trading and Structuring
J.P. Morgan’s Global Markets Group (GMG) in Mumbai was set up in 2013 as an extension of the Firm’s global markets teams around the world. GMG is a fast growing team covering multiple asset classes across geographies. GMG provides in-depth knowledge that is behind our Investment Banking, Structuring, Sales & Trading and Research businesses around the globe. Deeply integrated with our Investment Banking business, the team facilitates deals and transactions by providing vital research and insight.
The Hybrids Index team in Mumbai will be part of the Tradable Indices team based in Asia-Pacific, London and New York. The work involves creation and development of new tradable assets, on which J. P. Morgan can write derivatives – either directly to clients or via notes or funds. The key responsibilities of the team include backtesting and analysis of new proprietary strategies, structuring and pricing of derivative products, making marketing material and legal documents etc. The class of products includes Equities/Rates/FX/Alternatives/Commodities with the prime focus being in Fixed Income/Rates.
The Junior Analyst / Analysts’ main responsibilities will include:
a)Index maintenance: Calculation and Publication/reconciling of J.P. Morgan proprietary indices, automation of calculation and publication, error correction, monitoring signal generation and periodic rebalancing of underlying assets.
b)Index documentation: Making marketing material like Product Factsheets and Pitchbooks, preparing legal docs (term sheets, time-lines and approval documents), updating periodic performance reports and presentations.
c)New product development: Implementing new ideas that team generates, devising/improvising on new product strategies, building models in excel, back-testing of strategies, reconciling back-tests prepared in parallel.
d)Product pricing: Devise and provide pricing on derivative product structures using internal pricing models as per the client requirements.
Overall, the candidate will need to work closely with derivative structuring teams in Asia-Pacific and/or London and/or New York and will need to be proactive to improve desk efficiencies, access and learn J. P. Morgan’s highly sophisticated solutions. The premise of the work is to come up with ideas for identifying and using latent market opportunities to cater to needs of clients and customize the risk return profile as per their needs.
, VBA and any object oriented programming language (specifically Python)
Advanced user of MS Office suite, including Word and PowerPoint
– indices, futures and options
, Fixed Income or Commodities
-location set up
Ideal candidates for these positions would be a graduate/post-graduate from a premier college or institute. An engineering or mathematics background will be most suitable. Relevant experience in the field of derivative structuring/marketing will be given preference.
J.P. Morgan’s Global Markets Group (GMG) provides a challenging work environment and excellent opportunities to learn and grow both at the GMG and in the Firm’s global network.
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