Commodities and Global Markets

Our Commodities and Global Markets group has over 2,000 staff in 22 countries who provide products and services to clients exposed to commodities and financial markets.

The group specialises in providing clients with access to markets, financing, financial hedging, research and market analysis, and physical execution across energy; metals, mining and agriculture; fixed income and currencies; credit; futures and equity markets.

With a diverse platform covering more than 25 market segments and over 160 products that has evolved over more than four decades, the group leverages its deep market knowledge to provide tailored solutions for clients.

In our Commodities and Global Markets group you’ll work on a trading desk in a fast-paced environment. You could be:

  • developing your knowledge of market dynamics
  • tailoring innovative products and solutions for clients
  • producing fundamental market analysis and research
  • engaging with clients.

Program locations


Graduate program

1 year, allocated to a team from February

Internship program

Allocated to a team from November to February

Group highlights

Diverse platform covering more than 25 market segments and over 160 products

No. 2 US physical gas marketer in North America1

Differentiated insights on 2,000+ stocks

Our teams in Commodities and Global Markets

Cash Equities

Our Cash Equities team operates a 24-hour global cash equities distribution platform which provides clients with access to research, sales, sales trading, corporate access and equity capital markets, combined with a leading execution platform.

Central Risk

Our Central team fosters and develops various non-division specific, early stage or cross-divisional initiatives. Our Central Risk team provides businesses globally with pricing and risk management assistance, and an independent view on how risk is managed and represented in trading systems.

Commodity Markets and Finance

Our Commodity Markets and Finance team 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.

Equity Derivatives and Trading

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.

Fixed Incomes and Currencies

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


Our Futures team provides a full range of execution, clearing and financing solutions to corporate and institutional clients, providing continuous 24-hour coverage of all major markets globally. The division has specialist expertise in energy, freight, grains and soft commodities as well as a market leading position in Australian interest rate products.

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