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Analysts conduct in-depth research on financial data. They advise clients and businesses on financial developments and report on economic developments in the global business market. Analysts work with banks, large corporations, financial institutions and various other companies. They understand complex fiscal models and are experts at assisting clients in choosing the right product for their needs. An Analyst usually performs many of the following tasks: • Writing reports
• Tracking investments
• Analysing the stock market
• Meeting with clients
• Making presentations
• Preparing marketing strategies
• Analysing financial data
• Producing annual reports
• Trading
• Investing
• Reconciling
• Computing and administering payments


• Stress management
• Adhering to work deadlines
• Team leadership
• Motivation
• Understanding computer applications
•  Organisation
• Written and verbal communication
•  Networking
• Advising clients
• Research
• Being thorough
•  Professionalism
• Quantitative and qualitative analytical skills


People who study for a Bachelors Degree in Finance, Economics, Business Administration, or Accounting can qualify for a position as an Analyst. Having an MBA or Masters Degree is also advantageous.

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