Financial Market Dealer

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

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.

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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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