2019 International Fixed Income Trader Forum: 6th March 2019, Vienna - EVOLUTION (OR REVOLUTION) OF SKILLSETS REQUIRED FOR TRADING DESK
14.30 – 15.00 EVOLUTION (OR REVOLUTION) OF SKILLSETS REQUIRED FOR TRADING DESK
Crystal 1 Presentation
Technological progress in operational and strategic practices (e.g. direct market access, trading platforms and smart-order routing) has changed the skillsets required to successfully operate on a trading desk. Some firms are now looking for junior traders with quant and IT specialities versus manual trading skills. This shift begs the questions of, how are we sourcing and training talent and what requirements should be set to stay on top of this new wave of conducting business? How can your trading desk attract and retain the next generation of tech-savvy traders?