MENA Equity Trader, Emerging Market Investment Bank, London/Cape Town/Cairo

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An Emerging Market investment bank is looking to add an Equity Trader with a focus on trading Middle East and North African markets out of either their London, Cape Town or Cairo offices


  • The ideal candidate should have 6 + years of trading experience from a sell-side or buy-side institution
  • An existing and transferable book of business is preferable
  • A successful candidate would likely either have a strong track record in MENA equities, or have an international/developed market background looking to establish themselves in the region
  • Client driven and able to work under pressure


  • Ensuring good trade executions and cultivation of strong relationship with Global Institutional, EM dedicated, Hedge Funds, Proprietary books
  • Daily responsibilities include giving morning rundowns to clients, keeping client base apprised of current Global events both macro and micro, provide daily bids and offers and daily liaison with various clients
  • Work closely with the Institutional Sales Team to identify equities trading opportunities for the clients
  • Overseeing the provision of trading ideas and precise interpretation of analysts’ investment ideas to clients
  • Determining MENA market sentiment via research, valuation and data analysis


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