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Research Analyst (Reuters News, Bangalore)

Thomson Reuters News & Editorial 11/22/2017 6:50:52 AM Bangalore, KA India
Job Description

Reuters is seeking a skilled research analyst to join a three-person team supporting content around the company.

The three-person team of analysts, located in Bangalore, is working to devise and popularize new trading and investment ideas for a global professional audience using unique Thomson Reuters data sets. The successful candidate will be a logical thinker with a strong background in fundamental analysis, finance and accounting. Technical analysis is also a plus. S/he will be able to apply quant ideas across sectors and asset classes.

The successful candidate will cover companies across Asia and will partner closely with Reuters journalists, contributing frequently to news stories. S/he will have daily exposure to the Reuters News division, including direct counsel from senior editors. If you are passionate about a new opportunity to produce investible ideas for our core clients, this could be the job for you.

Day-to-Day Responsibilities :

The research analyst will build timely market conclusions from multiple Thomson Reuters data sets such as Eikon , Datastream and Thomson One. S/he will acquire and present relevant and accurate data to correspondents across Asia and will be able to analyze data in creative ways to generate story ideas. The successful candidate will be able to work on breaking stories, utilizing the many tools at his or her disposal, and will respond quickly and accurately to requests from journalists across Asia. S/he will also conceive data-driven story ideas and be proactive in pitching these ideas to reporters and editors. A strong work ethic and adherence to deadlines is a must.

Qualifications

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Strong academic record (CFA and CMT designations are an advantage)
  • Strong quantitative skills and understanding of financial markets
  • At least three years’ experience as a research analyst
  • Strong English reading and writing skills
  • Competency with Microsoft Excel, and an ability to learn new spreadsheet-based products
  • A willingness to keep up-to-date with developments in international finance, and a deep understanding of economic issues
  • An ability to spot trends across sectors and to highlight their impact for a cross-market readership

Desired Skills:

  • Knowledge of Thomson Reuters data products
  • Proficiency in multiple asset classes (debt, equity, forex, commodities and derivatives)
  • Knowledge of VBA and statistical analysis tools

Additional Information:

The analyst will mostly work during the Indian day, but must be open to early morning starts to overlap with trading hours of overseas exchanges.

If you are interested in this role, please send your resumealong with a cover letter outlining why you are the best person for this job. Closing date for applications is November 24.

At Thomson Reuters, we believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one - collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. With more than 45,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Making this happen is a dynamic, evolving process, and we count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance - and their own.

As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under country or local law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.


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Locations
Bangalore-India
Req #: JREQ094951
Locations: Bangalore-India
Job Function: News & Editorial
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