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GRC- _Assets Back Securities & Covered Bonds Research - Mumbai



Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2024

Job Description

Job Title

Asset Backed Securities and Covered Bonds Research

Short Description

Fixed Income Research Analyst- JPM Global Research Center

Posting Description

J.P. Morgan’s Global Research Center (GRC) was set up in Mumbai in August 2003 as an extension of the firm’s global equity research teams around the world. GRC has grown steadily and the team of analysts has expanded to provide coverage for the key sectors globally. Besides working with J.P. Morgan’s equity research teams, GRC Analysts are now engaged with other areas of public side research including fixed income research, strategy, derivatives, commodities, quant and indices.

Research is the foundation for everything we do for our clients. From up-to-the-minute original trade ideas, to longer-term thematic pieces that explain the financial markets in depth, our mission is to constantly offer new and original ways for investors to build value. In terms of global breadth and depth, and comprehensive expertise across disciplines and asset classes, J.P. Morgan is one of the world’s most highly respected research franchises.

ABS & CB team in GRC supports the European and the North America structured finance research teams based in London and New York. The teams publish research on primary issuance, secondary trading, current developments and tracking performance (of credit issuing entity and underlying collateral) in asset backed securities, non-agency mortgage backed securities and commercial mortgage backed securities. Work includes developing and publishing weekly data-files, maintaining databases, producing quarterly performance trackers, updating pitch-books, addressing one-off client requests, writing commentary, as well as, contributing to sector handbooks and semi-annual market outlooks.

Main responsibilities of the Analyst for ABS & CB team in GRC will include:

  1. Developing and preparing daily, weekly and monthly publications
  2. Assisting the onshore team with writing and data-files
  3. Maintaining MS Access and Excel databases
  4. Running the broadly distributed trackers and analytics
  5. Consistently interacting with onshore teams and tracking market developments to pro-actively handle client request and research pieces

Essential skills:

  1. Keen interest in credit markets (especially structured finance)
  2. Strong written and verbal communication skills
  3. Analytical frame of mind with attention to detail
  4. Outstanding knowledge of Excel
  5. Knowledge of MS Access/SQL is key, while that of VB macros would be useful
  6. Understanding fundamentals of any programming language
  7. A strong motivation for learning and standardizing processes

Ideal candidates for these positions would be Engineers from prominent institutes. Any experience or education in the areas involving securitized products market would be an advantage.

J.P. Morgan’s Global Research Center (GRC) provides a challenging work environment and excellent opportunities to learn and grow both at the GRC and in the Firm’s global network.