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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 Houston, New York and Jacksonville
Graduate program Direct placement into one of our groups based on your interest and our business need
Internship program Direct placement into one of our groups based on your interest and our business need from June to August

Group highlights

Top 5 physical gas marketer in North America1

More than half of the top private credit funds globally trust Macquarie for their credit settlement needs2

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

No.1 Futures Broker on the ASX5

Our teams in Commodities and Global Markets

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

In this role, you will contribute to pricing and projects in commodities that analyze credit risk, market risk, and operational risk to assess both exposures and returns on capital in a bank environment. Opportunities also exist to assess market conditions and fundamentals to help our customers make good risk management decisions.

Credit Markets work to provide solutions to monetize and leverage credit assets. The team works with clients to structure bespoke solutions where they finance, trade, or invest in credit assets across residential mortgages, consumer loans, corporate loans and small business loans. ​

In this role, you will have the opportunity to work closely with senior management to provide trading and financing solutions to non-traditional lenders and alternative asset investors operating in the private debt, fintech lending, and structured credit markets.

Fixed Income and Currencies provide currency and fixed income trading and hedging services to a range of corporate and institutional clients globally and has been a leading provider of foreign exchange transactional services for more than 20 years. 

In this role, you will be exposed to a fast-paced sales and trading environment. You will learn about how the markets function on the macro landscape. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to learn about a wide array of products from spot and forwards to structured options and intricacies of covering a range of clients from hedge large PE and hedge funds to corporates and family offices.

  1. Platts Q2 – June 2022.
  2. Private Debt Investor Top 10 Funds of 2021.
  3. Energy Risk Awards 2022.
  4. Energy Risk Asia Awards 2021.
  5. ASX Futures 24 (SFE) Monthly Report September 2022.

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