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Foreign Exchange Traders buy or sell currency and assets in an attempt to make profit. Usual activities seen on a Foreign Exchange Trader resume sample are trading currency, managing portfolios, identifying investment opportunities, tracking market trends, and performing technical analysis. Based on our collection of example resumes, essential qualifications for this job are financial acumen, forecasting expertise, decision-making, the ability to work under pressure, computer competences, and managerial skills. Employers or clients select candidates holding a degree in economics or foreign relations, although formal education is not mandatory.

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Foreign Exchange Trader

Leveraged entrepreneurial savvy to develop Forex and Futures trading business with average annual rate of return of 72% and high of 361%.

  • Improved captured swing from 45% to 85% by conducting weekly swing analysis to discern average length and time of primary markets.
  • Boosted risk/reward by 300% since 2011.
  • Implemented streamlined trade replay exercises and examined swing highs and lows to better calculate market edge.
  • Produced solid month-to-month consistency with single negative month in 2012 and lower overall drawdowns.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
BS
Finance
2

Associate Director, Foreign Exchange Trader

Worked closely with global sales force to help develop and maintain direct customer trading relationships and investment strategies.

  • Assisted the retail and institutional sales forces in introducing new clients to the Foreign Exchange and Fixed Income markets.
  • Managed a portfolio of G10 currencies, provided pricing to customers and traded a proprietary book.
  • Represented Bear Stearns Foreign Exchange at numerous industry conferences and meetings.
  • Developed new relationships in the Bear Stearns Hong Kong office during the branch build-out.
  • Consistently exceeded annual profitability targets.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job
BBA
Finance
3

Foreign Exchange Trader

  • Achieved a record total revenue of $3million from FX trading activities for two consecutive months
  • Developed a swap derivative method which effectively reduced the bank's cash swap cost by over 60%
  • Managed and developed the core competencies of two FX dealers with a combined average volume of $10million weekly and whose major functions included FX trading, relationship management and market analysis.
  • Actively traded an interbank weekly trading volume of $20million by building a strong relationship with other traders in the market and ensuring that they made Ecobank their first point of call for transactions
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Economics
MA
Finance & Consulting
4

Corporate Foreign Exchange Trader

Initiated and established Foreign Exchange Department, dealing policies and back office procedures.

  • Managed two traders and two senior back office personnel.
  • Developed new Foreign Exchange customer base including Venezuelan banks and corporations.
  • Initiated marketing and sales of Foreign Exchange products to new clients.
  • Priced and executed all trades.
  • Traded bank's strategic positions of up to $ 5 million and money market instruments in four major Currencies as well as priced interest rates
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
C
Foreign
BS
Business Administration
5

Foreign Exchange Trader/ Financial Reporting Analyst

  • Provided e-financial services, including Internet banking, telephone banking, mobile baking and financial EDI.
  • Designed derivatives product presentations for customers to reduce poverty and increased trade 5% each year.
  • Analyzed financial data and economic events to forecast future equity price and provided operation strategies to help the bank maximize profits.
  • Managed customer inquiries, complaints and improved service efficiency, ranked in top 3 for customer satisfaction and cultivated a strong nice relationship with customers.
  • Served as backup to managers, provided guidance and assisted less experienced staff.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BBA
Finance And Banking
MS
Finance
6

Foreign Exchange Trader

Managed speculative positions for the banks' account

  • Quoted competitive prices to clients interested in speculative or operational currency need
  • Executed trades for global custodial and pension fund clients and managed currency flows to maximize desk income
  • Authored daily foreign exchange technical commentary for clients
  • One of 9 individuals competitively selected from a pool of 3,500 applicants for an 18-month training program
  • Completed six three-month rotational assignments in Banking Operations, Private Banking, Finance, Executive Management, Liability Sales and Foreign Exchange
  • Attended senior management seminars and participated in skill development workshops and training program projects
  • First member of training class promoted to an officer of the bank
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Marketing
MBA
Master of Business Administration
Marketing Services
7

Foreign Exchange Trader and Portfolio Manager

Traded foreign exchange options for proprietary capital and clients' funds. Traded foreign exchange spot, forwards and futures in all the major currencies.

  • Managed hedge portfolio for Canadian clients, with a 1991 total return of 26%.
  • Advised two international clients on appropriate hedging and trading strategies.
  • Tested new software for traders.
  • Wrote computer program for trading options to know trading positions and better estimate and manage risk.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Economics
MA
Economics
MBA
Finance
8

Vice President - Foreign Exchange Trader

Effectively managed bank's risk while balancing customer expectations with market volatility and fluctuations

  • Executed customer strategies during illiquid after-hour markets
  • Managed the bank's positions and order book from New York's close to London's open
  • Provided consistent pricing to sales desks in North America, Asia, and Europe
  • Negotiated restricted currencies rates with sub-custodian for the custody business
Candidate Info
24
years in
workforce
15
years
at this job
BS
Business Administration
9

Foreign Exchange Trader

Executed and provided spot liquidity in all G-10 and select EM currencies.

  • Managed the banks e-commerce flows including swaps and forwards, up to 50 trades per day during US trading hours in G-10 and EM FX for the banks corporate and private banking customers.
  • Utilized fundamental analysis and leveraged strong knowledge of technical analysis to create tradable ideas over different time frames for ABN's desks in AMS, HK, and NY.
  • Assisted the banks FX option desk during US hours by monitoring barrier topography and delta positioning in order to correctly hedge the option book.
  • Reconditioned the banks FX options spreadsheet on a day to day basis, executing up to 20 delta hedges daily.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Business Administration
10

Foreign Exchange Trader

  • Led currency spot trading with an average daily volume of $1billion
  • Quoted currency price as a market maker in Chinese interbank foreign exchange market
  • Conducted relative value analysis, monitored new flow and macroeconomics fundamentals, and collaborated with FX traders to formulate trading strategy
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Finance
MBA
Finance And Accounting

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