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Overview

Financial Market Dealers buy and sell securities within financial markets, and trade and distribute financial securities on behalf of financial institutions.

Day-to-day

  • obtains information on securities, market conditions, government regulations and financial circumstances of clients
  • interprets data from securities reports, financial periodicals and stock-quotation viewer screens
  • analyses financial markets and financial market products
  • provides information and offers advice on financial market matters, market conditions and the history and prospects of corporations
  • executes buy and sell orders in the market place on behalf of clients
  • relays trade information to clients such as the number of contracts bought and sold and the price.

Considerations

  • stressful.

To become a Financial Market Dealer

  • You usually need a university qualification in commerce, finance, accounting, economics or actuarial science to work as a Financial Market Dealer. Some workers have a Vocational Education and Training (VET) qualification.

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  • Registration with the Australian Securities Exchange is required.

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