• Competitive
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Citi
  • 21 Apr 18

APAC - HKG - Citi Research - Quantitative Research Associate

APAC - HKG - Citi Research - Quantitative Research Associate

  • Primary Location: Hong Kong SAR of PRC,Hong Kong,Hong Kong
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree
  • Job Function: Research
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Travel Time: No
  • Job ID: 18020301


Job Purpose:
  • To assist senior analysts in the production of quantitative research in the Asian Equities market.
Job Background/context:
  • Citi Research is a highly respected for its thought leadership, differentiated analysis and actionable investment recommendations. Offering both depth and breadth, we have more than 400 research analysts in more than 20 locations around the world. Citi Investment Research covers more than 3500 companies, representing over 90 percent of the market capitalization of the major global indices, and provides macro and quantitative analysis of global markets and sector trends. Combined with Citi's exceptional sales and trading capabilities, the core focus of the group is to help investing clients make informed decisions by providing value-added, independent, insightful analysis.
  • In the Asia Pacific region, Research covers more than 1400 stocks and has a research presence in a number of markets, namely the Hong Kong, Singapore, Japan, Australia, Korea, Taiwan, India, and more. 
Key Responsibilities:
  • Assisting senior analysts in the production of new and periodic research papers/documents
  • Collaboration with other analysts in developing new research
  • Development and Maintenance of quantitative models and databases
  • Maintaining and developing marketing materials
  • Other ad hoc tasks or projects
  • The role would be expected to develop into a quantitative analyst role with direct responsibility for research ideas and client coverage.


  • Relevant industry experience (but not essential).
  • Strong quantitative background with exceptional analytical detail.
  • Knowledge of statistical packages such as R, other programming languages such as VBA, and database querying such as SQL.
  • Bachelors (Honours) or MSc/PhD degree(s)
  • Education should be in the field of finance, statistics, engineering, mathematics, physics or econometrics 
  • Proven independent research ability together with considerable scientific computing experience (possibly gained through academia).
  • Excellent verbal skills including delivering presentations and writing papers in English. Fluency in Chinese is a strong plus.
  • Must be a team player and have ability to develop strong relationships with both internal and external clients.
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