This role sits within our Financial & Risk ( F&R ) business. On October 1, 2018, Thomson Reuters sold a 55% majority stake in F&R and entered into a strategic partnership with private equity funds managed by Blackstone, retaining a 45% interest in the business.
In India, the execution of this transaction has a delayed closing date as it is subject to a judicial process for closure and customary closing conditions.
When the transaction closes in India, this role will be included in the new F&R entity.
Economic Data Team in Bangalore is responsible for the Thomson Reuters Economics offering on products like Eikon and Datastream.
We offer high value content, which is used by investment professionals to form investment strategies and by economists and researchers to conduct economic analysis.
There are two components to the process :
Real Time Economic Data - This is a set of key market moving indicators used by the trading community around the globe to trade a wide range of investments instruments.
Our team monitors them 'Real Time' as they are released by the source and covered by our editorial teams from lockups and news rooms worldwide.
Time Series data - this is a set of time series indicators which we cover for over 100 countries. Historical economics content is used in various tools of portfolio analysis, government policy and macroeconomic research.
Being a part of this team offers tremendous learning opportunities not only in economics but other market sectors and Thomson Reuters products.
The position requires one
Essential Day-to-Day Responsibilities :
The candidate will be required to support and maintain the economic data for products like Eikon and Datastream.
Update of economic indicators time series based on releases from primary sources of economic data (mostly statistical offices, central banks, ministries)
Ensure that data is collected and input according to the required standards of accuracy, timeliness and completeness
Respond to client’s questions, explaining the content and gathering feedback within a specific time frame
Communicate with the team on challenges you face and recommend ideas for improving the efficiency of procedures
Follow news about the current state of economy in the covered markets to better understand the reason for changes of the most popular indicators
Key responsibilities include :
Incumbent will be expected to be flexible in working in different shifts.
Education : Preferably a post graduate
Required Skills (Must have), Necessary industry experience and associated number of years of experience :
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