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Commodities and Global Markets

Want to trade commodities, energy, metals, futures or equities?  

Join a team with over 2,100 employees, ranging from logistics experts, geologists, meteorologists, petroleum and mining engineers, data scientists, quant finance and theoretical physics PHDs to traders and advisers. 

As commodities continue to underpin the building of our cities, global energy needs grow, and technology continues to change the world, our Commodities and Global Markets Group serve a diverse client base across numerous markets. 

What you can expect

In Commodities and Global Markets, you will partner with our clients to provide tailored solutions that maximise opportunities in global markets, including commodities, fixed income, foreign exchange, technology, media and telecoms. 

You’ll work in a fast-paced environment:

  • developing your knowledge of market dynamics 

  • tailoring innovative products and solutions for clients

  • producing fundamental market analysis and research

  • engaging with clients. 

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Program Locations London, Paris and Geneva  
Graduate Programme One year, allocated to a team from July  
Internship Programme Allocated to a team from June to August  

Applications for our programmes are now open:

Group highlights

No. 4 US physical gas marketer in North America1

$A6.0 billion asset finance portfolio2

House of the Year: Natural Gas/LNG, Oil and Products, Derivatives, Base Metals, Commodity Research3,4,5

No.1 ranked participant on ASX Futures Market6

Our Opportunities

We have opportunities in the following divisions

  • Commodities Markets & Finance (Internship & Graduate roles)

  • Specialised and Asset Finance (Internship & Graduate roles)

  • Fixed Income Currencies (Internship & Graduate roles)

  • Central (Graduate roles)

  • Equity Derivatives and Trading (Graduate roles)

  • Quantitative Strategy (Internship & Graduate roles)


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Our Commodity Markets and Finance division provides risk management, lending and financing, and physical execution and logistics services across the energy, metals and agricultural sectors globally. The division also offers commodity-based index products to institutional investors.

The following teams across our Commodity Markets and Finance division currently offer Internship opportunities:

  • Commodity Trading: Gas
  • Macquarie Commodities Trading Physical Oil (Geneva)
  • Commodity Sales: Hedge Fund Sales
  • Commodity Sales: Quantitative Investment Strategy Sales 
  • Quantitative Investment Strategies: Structuring and Index Calculation

The following teams across our Commodity Markets and Finance division currently offer Graduate opportunities:

  • Commodity Trading: Resources, Gas, Oil
  • Commodity Derivative Sales (Paris)
  • Commodity Sales: Quantitative Investment Strategy Sales
  • Macquarie Commodities Trading & Physical Oil (Geneva)
  • Quantitative Investment Strategies: Index Calculation


Our Specialised and Asset Finance division is a global provider of finance and asset management solutions. From telecommunications and technology to energy and sustainability, teams work closely with over 5000 clients to offer tailored finance solutions that enable business growth and support future ambitions with their energy transition and asset finance needs.

For more than 20 years, the division has been helping businesses understand and take advantage of asset finance. Their deep expertise across more than 12 sectors and robust risk management framework, allows Macquarie to actively assist clients in acquiring and upgrading technology underwritten by physical or structured financial assets. 

The following teams across our Specialised and Asset Finance  division currently offer Internship and Graduate opportunities:

  • Structured Energy
  • Sustainable Waste Solutions

Our Fixed Income and Currencies business provides currencies and fixed income trading and hedging services to a range of corporate and institutional clients globally.

The following teams across our Fixed Income and Currencies  division currently offer Internship opportunities:

  • Foreign Exchange (FX) Sales & Trading (London and Paris)
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  • Cross Border Group
  • Fund Finance

The following teams across our Fixed Income and Currencies  division currently offer Graduate opportunities:

  • FX Sales
  • Fund Finance

Our Central division develops non-division specific, early stage or cross-divisional initiatives as well as housing various CGM-wide services including the COO and CFO teams, legal and other specialist activities. The division also encompasses operational risk, focusing on the reduction of operational and other non-financial risks across the business.

The following teams across our Central  division currently offer Graduate opportunities:

  • Central Risk

Our Equity Derivatives and Trading team focuses on the distribution of Asian, Australian and South African equity derivative products to global customers, with market leading single stock capacity. Our coverage includes warrants, and tailored equity solutions and trading expertise, for corporate and high net worth clients.

This is an opportunity for applicants to our graduate programme.

  1. Platts Q4 - December 2021.
  2. At 31 March 2022 in the Specialised and Asset Finance division.
  3. Energy Risk Awards 2022.
  4. Energy Risk Awards 2022 and Energy Risk Asia Awards 2021.
  5.  Energy Risk Asia Awards 2021.
  6. ASX Futures 24 (SFE) Monthly Report Mar 2022.

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