Fixed Income Trader - Emerging Markets

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Date: Apr 11, 2019

Location: LOS ANGELES, CA, US, 90025

Company: Capital Group

Req ID:  23643
Experience Level: Manager 
Other Location(s): Los Angeles West (CA); New York (NY)   

Come grow with us

At Capital Group, how we work is defined by shared values that include absolute integrity, respect and collaboration. But it’s more than that. It’s smart and highly driven people united in purpose to serve our investors and one another.

Bring your energy and unique perspective to Capital and you’ll have the opportunity to grow with us professionally, personally, and financially. You’ll be part of a team that genuinely cares about helping you succeed. You’ll work alongside talented colleagues, many of whom build long careers while progressing through multiple roles, establishing lifelong friendships and making a difference in our communities. In return for your contributions, you’ll receive premier compensation and benefits, and a company-funded retirement plan that ranks among the most generous.


The Fixed Income Group is seeking an experienced emerging markets trader who will be responsible for identifying opportunities and transacting emerging market local currency bonds, with a particular focus on Latin America. The trader will work with 4 emerging markets traders, located in Los Angeles, London and Singapore.  Capital Fixed Income Investors (CFII) has been managing fixed-income strategies since 1973 and has over $320bn in assets under management.  We have an experienced team of 32 traders in Los Angeles, London, Singapore and New York. This position is based in Los Angeles, New York or London.
Primary responsibilities/essential functions:
  • Execute trades and identify trading strategies/investment opportunities in emerging market local currency bonds, with a primary focus on Latin America and a secondary focus on providing backup trading coverage in Latin American USD credit.
  • Build and maintain strong internal and external relationships, with investment group colleagues and sell side counter-parties
  • Collaborate with Capital’s investment professionals worldwide to discuss market trends and investment strategies 
  • Liaise with Investment Operations and other fixed income business units to maintain order flow integrity, monitor risk and improve communication
  • Perform additional responsibilities and undertake special projects as assigned
  • 5-10 years prior experience of Fixed Income Trading experience, with strong focus on emerging markets local currency rates trading. Latin American local rates trading preferred. 
  • Self-starter and team player with excellent communication skills
  • Proficient with Excel and other analytical tools
  • Able to work calmly, flexibly and efficiently in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong relationship building and negotiation skillsBachelors or Master’s degree in business, economics or other quantitative major


Company Overview:
Founded in 1931, Capital Group is one of the world’s largest and most trusted investment management companies and home to the American Funds. We manage more than US$1.7 trillion in assets, and our 7,500 associates make our clients their first priority every day. When we do our job right, millions of investors around the world fulfill their dreams and financial goals, from home ownership and higher education, to a comfortable retirement. Our long-term investment results and outstanding service set us apart from our competitors, while our workplace sets us apart from other employers. 
We are an equal opportunity employer, which means we comply with all federal, state and local laws that prohibit discrimination when making all decisions about employment. As equal opportunity employers, our policies prohibit unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including gender and gender identity), pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, AIDS/HIV status, political activities or affiliations, military or veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence, assault or stalking or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. 

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