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Futures and Physical Steel Trader

Job Reference: RS1032

Job Title: Futures and Physical Steel Trader

Location: Asia Pacific

Product: Metals

Role: Trading

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Redstone Commodity Search are working with an international steel trading house looking to hire a Futures and Physical Steel Trader to join the commercial team in Hong Kong.

Key Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Responsible for/In charge of formulating futures strategies for steel trading business and their implementation as well as to manage the physical international steel book
  • Responsible for managing a derivatives book speculating on steel and scrap futures
  • Monitor the Chinese and international ferrous markets to devise strategies
  • Utilise various derivative tools to help the Asia billet trading team manage risk for trades and produce paper/physical strategies
  • Reports into Director, Steel Trading

Key Qualifications / Experience

  • 3+ years of quantitative trading experience in high-frequency trading of one or more futures
  • Similar level experience in physical steel trading (flats/longs e.g, billets, wire rod, HRC, CRC, plates, coils etc.)
  • University graduate, major in international trade or relevant discipline
  • Strong background in statistics and mathematics
  • Based in Hong Kong

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