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Research Analyst

London Stock Exchange Group
Taipei, Taiwan
Closing date
Jun 10, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
The Senior Research Analyst is tasked with the development, research, and continuous improvement of indexes and related materials, playing a critical role in supporting our indexes through comprehensive methodologies and analytical tools.

Role Responsibilities
  • Develop and refine investment metrics for indexes, ensuring accuracy in calculations and relevance to current market conditions.
  • Provide simulation services to support index decision-making processes.
  • Conduct in-depth research on the Asia Pacific market, with a special focus on style factors, thematic elements, and sustainability-related factors. Analyze and quantify the potential impact on investment portfolios.
  • Engage with clients to discuss quantitative research findings and offer index recommendations and solutions.
  • Respond to internal research enquiries related to index construction and development.
  • Assume responsibility for index rebalance mechanisms.
  • Create regular research reports highlighting the application of research tools and the characteristics of specific indexes.

Minimum Requirements
  • Good knowledge of quantitative investment analytics, including portfolio simulation, optimization algorithms, and performance attribution.
  • Solid analytical investment experience - with 3-5+ years on either the buy or sell side.
  • Proficiency in analytical tools and programming languages such as SQL, Matlab, or Python, with experience applying these in an analytical environment.
  • Bachelor's degree or above in a quantitative discipline.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of global financial markets and products.
  • Fluency in both English and Mandarin, with business proficiency in speaking and writing.
  • Ability to work in a team to strict deadlines, manage workloads and competing priorities effectively, and readily assume additional responsibilities.
  • LSEG champions a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring and career growth opportunities.
  • LSEG nurtures a culture of inclusion for all employees that respects their individual strengths, views, and experiences. We believe that our differences enable us to be a better team - one that makes better decisions, drives innovation, and delivers better business results.
  • Diversity is a core value at LSEG. We are passionate about building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable working and learning environment for all. We believe every member on our team enriches our diversity by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design and deliver solutions.
LSEG is a leading global financial markets infrastructure and data provider. Our purpose is driving financial stability, empowering economies and enabling customers to create sustainable growth.

Our purpose is the foundation on which our culture is built. Our values of Integrity, Partnership , Excellence and Change underpin our purpose and set the standard for everything we do, every day. They go to the heart of who we are and guide our decision making and everyday actions.

Working with us means that you will be part of a dynamic organisation of 25,000 people across 65 countries. However, we will value your individuality and enable you to bring your true self to work so you can help enrich our diverse workforce. You will be part of a collaborative and creative culture where we encourage new ideas and are committed to sustainability across our global business. You will experience the critical role we have in helping to re-engineer the financial ecosystem to support and drive sustainable economic growth. Together, we are aiming to achieve this growth by accelerating the just transition to net zero, enabling growth of the green economy and creating inclusive economic opportunity.

LSEG offers a range of tailored benefits and support, including healthcare, retirement planning, paid volunteering days and wellbeing initiatives.

We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. This means that we do not discriminate on the basis of anyone's race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. Conforming with applicable law, we can reasonably accommodate applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as mental health or physical disability needs.

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