A Day in the Life of Equity Sales Vs Equity Trading

A Day in the Life of Equity Sales Vs Equity Trading

Imran Lakha

20 years: Equity derivatives trading

In this video, Imran explains the key differences between the roles of sales and trading in the context of working on a trading floor in an investment bank as part of a flow business. He further talks about the skills required for both the roles and how you can go about assessing which role would be right for you.

In this video, Imran explains the key differences between the roles of sales and trading in the context of working on a trading floor in an investment bank as part of a flow business. He further talks about the skills required for both the roles and how you can go about assessing which role would be right for you.

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A Day in the Life of Equity Sales Vs Equity Trading

16 mins 2 secs

Overview

In this video, Imran explains the key differences between the roles of sales and trading. The role of trading can differ greatly depending on the type of firm you are working for. Imran explains the roles in the context of working on the trading floor in an investment bank.

Key learning objectives:

  • Who is a salesperson and what are the skills required to be a successful salesperson?

  • Who is a trader and what are the skills required to be a successful trader?

  • How are trading and sales roles changing?

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Imran Lakha

Imran Lakha

Imran has been an equity derivatives trader for over 20 years and has run European equity index options trading desks for Merrill Lynch and Citibank. He also spent time as a macro portfolio manager at Bluecrest Capital. Currently, Imran runs his own training company specialising in teaching people how to trade options. This is: Options Insight - Traders That Teach, www.options-insight.com

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