News Analyst (WE) at FactSet Research Systems

StreetAccount is a division of FactSet that aggregates, filters, and contextualizes real-time financial market news for institutional investors. We are adding to our team in APAC and seeking to fill the role of Market News Analyst covering China/HK/SG/ Korea/SE Asia markets.
The role involves all aspects of providing content to our clients, from identifying information, research and news that is material and actionable, to writing concise comments that enable investors to immediately grasp their impact. The team works in varying shifts covering the activity of the China/HK/SG/ Korea/SE Asia regions.
StreetAccount's parent company, FactSet, consolidates all the tools you need to monitor global markets, public and private companies, and equity and fixed income portfolios in a single, intuitive interface.

Job Requirements:

  • A passionate interest in financial markets, as well as a clear understanding of how news affects equities and the broader markets
  • Previous work experience in a market-focused role (analyst, trader, PM, equity/currency/bond sales, economist, etc.)
  • Equity/market knowledge in Korea/ SE Asia/SG/HK/China and understanding of global markets
  • Familiarity with how policies/regulators affect sectors/stocks
  • Sector experts needed – tech (internet, semiconductor, delivery/car-hailing), commodities (metals, coal, rare earths), hospitality (restaurants, tourism), financials (banks, insurance, digital yuan, online payments)
  • Excellent reading comprehension and written communication skills
  • The ability to digest and analyze information quickly
  • A network of existing contacts to source real-time market information

Language skills - either :

  • Japanese highly desirable
  • ability to read Chinese highly desirable and Mandarin, but this does not need to be fluent
  • Korean /Thai /Malay/Indonesian - desirable

What we offer:
  • Flexible working hours (shifts)
  • WFH option
  • Regular CSR events
  • Challenges and opportunities in rapid APAC expansion


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