Research Analyst, Economics

Research Analyst, Economics

RHB Banking Group
Kuala Lumpur Malaysia
10-13 years
Not Specified

Job Description


Description
Primary Objective
  • Provide econometric & statistical inputs to the team’s economic, fixed income, & FX forecasts.
  • Produce detailed market relevant thematic research.
  • Contribute to the daily and quarterly publications.
  • Provide support to the Group Chief Economist via quantitative analysis.

Key Responsibilities
  • Strong time series econometric and programming skills to model economic and financial market developments in a few Asian economies which could include Indonesia & China.
  • Experience in international or domestic public sector institutions, with an emphasis on thematic research along with forecasting macroeconomic indicators.
  • Ability to pick up Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning to apply to macroeconomic and financial market analysis.
  • Collaborate with Fixed Income and FX Strategists.
  • Interact with equity research in order to provide guidance on the economic outlook for the country/countries under coverage.

Requirements
  • PhD or all but dissertation in PhD program in Economics. Minimum of Master’s in Economics with concentration in macroeconomics with course work in econometrics.
  • At least 10 years of experience in economics relevant roles in the public and/or private sectors
  • Eviews
  • Matlab and or Python
  • Bloomberg, CEIC, or WIND
  • Fluent in Malay & Mandarin. Both in terms of speaking and reading

Benefits
As term and condition

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