I’m grateful that my FX wish came true
During the recruitment process for the FFP internship, I emphasized my interest to work in a position relating to currencies (FX, foreign exchange) and sales. Eventually, and luckily, my wish came true – and I am very grateful to the person who hired me for this opportune position.
At the core of the work of the FX team is currencies as the name implies, and I would say that the title “currency dealer” is the best way of describing what I do in my work. After my first month here, which went really fast, I had to pass a currency exam in order to be approved to trade currencies independently. In the FX team, we work at the trading floor among other units and teams, and it is nice and educational to see how other teams operate. The teams are usually divided based on type of asset, but every team is a team player and each team pull together as one Nordea Markets.
In my FX team, we serve customers through different channels giving you the opportunity to get familiar with e.g. Spot, Forward contract, Swap and Option. It has been really interesting to learn different Option strategies and see how various market situations affect strategies.
My colleagues are awesome – competent and helpful
People here, and my colleagues especially, are awesome. I was warmly welcomed to the team, and there is always someone around I can ask for help. A big thanks to the team for that. A curious mind and willingness to learn new things play a significant role in this position – and in general in Markets, I think. As for myself, I have a habit of asking many questions, and even more so now, as you can rely on skilled people at Markets to give you competent answers and guidance.