FX & Money Markets, NY-New York: currently 32 jobs.The latest job was posted on 16 Feb 19.
FX and Money Markets roles in New York
Front office professionals in FX and money markets trading in New York earn an average annual salary of $120,000, not including bonuses which can be significant for experienced traders. However, these are not the only roles available by any means, and technology staff and even compliance professionals can also make good incomes.
Foreign exchange and money markets are active 24 hours a day and are truly global operations. New York is one of the biggest centres for money market trading. To succeed in FX and Money Markets you need to be able to absorb information very quickly and to handle stressful situations while maintaining your judgement. You also need to be knowledgeable and curious and to be able to fit market events into a wider pattern.
At present, quantitative and data science roles are the hottest employment areas, although there are still jobs available for conventional foreign exchange and money markets traders. Preference is usually given to employees who can demonstrate knowledge and familiarity with particular markets as well as general technical competence.
More about working in New York
It is not much exaggeration to say that New York is the financial capital of the world. Nearly every bank with aspirations to global status has at least a representative office in New York City and every US dollar transaction carried out anywhere in the world ends up being cleared in New York.
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