Emerging Markets Sovereign Analyst Emerging Markets Sovereign Analyst …

T. Rowe Price International
in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 07 Apr 20
Competitive
T. Rowe Price International
in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 07 Apr 20
Competitive
The Emerging Markets Sovereign Analyst is responsible for the coverage of a mix of South and Southeast Asian economies at a macro level. The Analyst will conduct investment-oriented research for the Global Fixed Income and Emerging Markets Debt teams. The Analyst’s goal is to generate strong, risk-adjusted investment returns in countries’ sovereign debt, currency, interest rates and duration.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Conduct fundamental research on the key drivers of each sovereign nation’s fixed income securities and currency. Develop well-researched short and long-term perspectives, resulting in the assignment of TRP credit ratings and investment recommendations.
  • Create historical and projected financial models, analyzing key financial metrics.  Identify potential spillovers between markets, sources of vulnerability and/or strength in country-level balance sheets and flows, and evaluate external factors that contribute to the issuer’s credit profile and investment performance.
  • Maintain solid relationships with government officials, local analysts, rating agencies, sell-side analysts, and other TRP investment professionals, including Fixed Income and Equity analysts.  Assimilate and filter various sources of information to develop a long term, well-researched investment thesis.  Communicate investment recommendations orally and in writing to Portfolio Managers, other TRP analysts, internal committees and external clients.
  • Produce and communicate regular forecasts of fixed income performance in select investment assets. Also develop and apply relative value metrics, seeking investments that generate above-average returns without excessive risk.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES / SKILLS / QUALIFICATIONS

Required:

  • BA or MA, MBA and CFA preferred
  • 3-5yrs of macroeconomic training, investment analysis, and/or public policy experience
  • Knowledge of data and exemplary analytical skills, insight and effective communication
  • Experience with macroeconomic financial modeling and analysis
  • Some experience or willingness to develop skills in understanding and evaluating creditworthiness and various fixed income investment assets
  • Some experience or willingness to develop skills analyzing and investing in various Fixed Income securities and derivatives, including foreign exchange, interest rates and quasi sovereign debt instruments
  • Ability to make judgments based on market knowledge
  • Inquisitive nature, driven to excel in all aspects of the analytical process
  • Flexible, responsive and proactive personality with keen attention to detail
  • Willingness to pursue and explore ideas and potential investment opportunities, supporting one’s ideas to questioning by Portfolio Managers and other analysts
  • Strong communication skills, written and verbal
  • Regional language skills a plus though not required
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