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2021 APAC Graduate Program - Global Markets - Primary & Credit Markets

The Programme

In Asia Pacific, BNP Paribas is one of the best-positioned international financial institutions with an uninterrupted presence since 1860. Currently with over 17,000 employees and a presence in 13 markets, BNP Paribas provides corporates, institutional and private investors with product and service solutions tailored to their specific needs. It offers a wide range of financial services covering corporate & institutional banking, wealth management, asset management, insurance, as well as retail banking and consumer financing through strategic partnerships. 

Worldwide, BNP Paribas has a presence in 73 markets with more than 196,000 employees. It has key positions in its three main activities: Domestic Markets and International Financial Services (whose retail-banking networks and financial services are covered by Retail Banking & Services) and Corporate & Institutional Banking, which serves two client franchises: corporate clients and institutional investors. Asia Pacific is a key strategic region for BNP Paribas, and it continues to develop its franchise in the region. 

BNP Paribas offers you an exciting career in an international business environment that is fast-paced, diverse and focuses on creating high-value relationships with our clients. We offer competitive salary and benefits, as well as a working environment where you’re valued as part of the team. 

What You Will Do

Credit Trading responsibilities – Flow / Structured - Candidates would need to be open to both. 


Candidate will need to familiarize themselves with the concepts involved in credit markets. This includes the fundamental approach to credit analysis including micro factors such understanding balance sheets and business environment as well as macro risk factors. They will learn about the various credit instruments (bonds & CDS), how they are traded and what influences their prices, such that in time they will be able to trade, and market make for BNP’s clients. 

While learning about these various topics, the graduate candidate will be involved in helping with the daily pnl production, bookings, business analytics and basic research. 


At first the graduate will have to familiarize itself with the structured trading environment and learn about the Asian credit market, vanilla market instruments and basic structured products traded by the desk, booking and risk systems, underlying models used for risk-management, PnL production, general documentation knowledge (ISDA, basic product term sheets), pricing systems (mainly excel-based). While learning about these various topics, the graduate candidate will also directly be in charge with helping in the daily pnl production, bookings, as well as client revaluation production and ‘pricing runs’ production. 

After a period of time, while keeping some of the tasks mentioned above, the graduate candidate will gradually be involved in product pricing, starting with credit linked notes (vanilla, quanto, callable), as well as recurrent, ‘fast exotic’ products. The candidate will also be involved in the initial hedging decisions for newly traded products. 

Required Skills and Abilities

  • Graduating from a Bachelor or Master’s degree in 2021.
  • Takes initiative and is results driven.
  • Strong decision making and analytical skills.
  • Ability to innovative.
  • Ability to manage change and complexity with confidence.
  • Strong team player.
  • Client focused and commercial thinking.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Self-motivated and genuine interest in Banking and Finance.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office (MS Word, Excel & Power point).
  • Prior related internship within the banking industry is an advantage. 
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  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:

    Banking and Finance

  • Citizenships:

  • Locations:

    Hong Kong (Hong

  • Closing Date:10th Jul 2021, 6:00 pm


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