financial analyst


Financial analysts conduct economic research and elicit valuable analyses on financial matters such as profitability, liquidity, solvency, and asset management. They provide recommendations on financial matters for decision-making processes. Financial analysts work in both the public and the private sector.

Alternative label

  • financial markets report writer

  • structured finance analyst

  • financial markets analyst

  • company analyst

  • financial markets forecaster

  • stock market analyst

  • economic analyst

  • financial markets researcher

  • financial markets specialist

  • treasury analyst

  • banking analyst

  • capital markets analyst

  • credit analyst

  • financial researcher

  • m&a analyst

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