Macro Research, FX Strategist, Associate / Vice President

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10 Jan 2022
10 Feb 2022
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Company Profile:

Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. The Firm's employees serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments and individuals from more than 1,200 offices in 43 countries.

As a market leader, the talent and passion of our people is critical to our success. Together, we share a common set of values rooted in integrity, excellence and strong team ethic. Morgan Stanley can provide a superior foundation for building a professional career - a place for people to learn, to achieve and grow. A philosophy that balances personal lifestyles, perspectives and needs is an important part of our culture.

Department Profile:

Morgan Stanley Investment Research is one of the financial industry's dominant thought leaders in equity and fixed-income investing. Our analysts, economists, and strategists have earned this reputation through timely, in-depth analysis of companies, industries, markets, and the world’s economies. Our teams collaborate to assist Morgan Stanley clients with investment decisions, using cash and derivative instruments across major asset classes and geographies.


The Global Macro Strategy team is seeking an FX strategist to join the team in London to focus on developed currency markets. The analyst would be part of the global currency team, working alongside colleagues in DM and EM fixed income. This is an exciting opportunity to help shape the firm’s views on developed market currencies, particularly in the European time zone. The analyst will be able to take part in all aspects of the research production – from idea generation, data analysis, report writing and then promoting to clients. The role will also involve maintenance and development of the various analytical tools and models produced by the team for clients. The analyst can expect to learn from and work with senior members of the team on specific projects, the results of which are published and sent out to clients.



  • You have a strong academic background with a degree in a business related field, or equivalent.
  • A strong interest in global macro is a critical pre-requisite for the role, including both Macro Economics and Global Markets.
  • Previous work experience in FX and understanding of Interest Rate markets is essential.
  • Ability to work collaboratively as a team player and interact effectively with other research teams across the firm.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Statistical and quantitative skills with a background in Microsoft Excel or any statistical package.
  • Ability to demonstrate competence with numerical concepts and tools.

Morgan Stanley is an equal opportunities employer. We work to provide a supportive and inclusive environment where all individuals can maximise their full potential. Our skilled and creative workforce is comprised of individuals drawn from a broad cross section of the global communities in which we operate and who reflect a variety of backgrounds, talents, perspectives and experiences. Our strong commitment to a culture of inclusion is evident through our constant focus on recruiting, developing and advancing individuals based on their skills and talents.

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