1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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3212-15

      Financial Market Dealer
      Money Market Dealer

Buys and sells securities within financial markets, and trades and distributes financial securities on behalf of financial institutions.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is an AQF Diploma or higher qualification or at least 3 years relevant experience. In some instances relevant experience is required in addition to the formal qualification. Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks Include:
  • obtains information on securities, market conditions, government regulations and financial circumstances of clients
  • trades securities within the wholesale treasury markets or inter-bank arena
  • distributes securities
  • makes prices within a dealing room environment
  • interprets data from securities reports, financial periodicals and stock-quotation viewer screens
  • provides information and offers advice on financial market matters, market conditions and the history and prospects of corporations
  • records and transmits buy and sell orders
  • calculates and records costs of transactions
  • develops lists of investments for clients

Specialisations:
Derivatives Dealer
Fixed Interest Dealer
Foreign Exchange Dealer

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