Miguel Morras

Miguel Morras
• 21 Maiden Lane, Apt 4C New York, NY 10038 •

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(917) 292-9665 • miguel.morras@gmail.com

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

 

 

LEHMAN, New York, US 

    Latin America Trading

·         Market-making in Argentinean gov’t bonds, including securities under international and local regulation. Exposure to sovereign securities denominated in hard currencies & pesos. 

·         Achieved a 26% share of the Argentinean pension funds market in August 2008 -according to an official MAE statistics ($148mm traded vs overall of $565mm). Managed positions of up to $50k DV01 in sovereign exposure. Liquidity provider in CB securities (Lebacs and Nobacs)

·         Managing proprietary positions in G10 and LatAm currencies (BRL, COP, ARS, PEN and CLP), Brazilian, Colombian and Peruvian local currency bonds, and Uruguayan UI-Linked bonds.

 

Mar 2008 - Present

CITIGROUP, New York, US

Latin America Trading

·         Managing proprietary positions in G10 and LatAm currencies (MXN, BRL, COP, ARS, PEN, UYU, CLP & CRC), Colombian nominal and real rates bonds (TES, UVR & GLOTES), and Argentinean CER-Linked bonds.

·         Market-making in PEN Soberano bonds and Certificate of Deposits, UYU inflation-linked bonds (UI) and T-bills, MXN nominal bonds (M-bonos) & CLP FX spot and forwards.

·         Highlight trades of $50mm USDUYU and $55k DV01 in UI37s and T-bills. Positions of $50mm USDPEN through $40k DV01 in GDN 37s and CDs.

·         Traded BRL interest rates swaps (PRECDI), BRL nominal rates bonds (LTN / NTN-F), BRL Global bonds, BRL NDFs. Managed risk of up to $100k DV01 and $50mm USDBRL.

·         Selected for Latin America Management Associate (LAMA) Program, class of 2005. Received formal academic training and rotated one year between the trading desks in the offices of Brazil and Chile.

 

2004 - Present

 

 

GOLDMAN SACHS, New York, US

Foreign Exchange Options Trading

·         Made markets in vanilla options for G7 currency pairs.

·         Managed the Canada options book; expressed views on both volatility to trade options and on spot when trading the position’s gamma.

·         Booked and confirmed all option trades done with clients, brokers and other banks.

·         Oversaw all orders on the Foreign Exchange options desk, determining and executing the delta hedge of the option.

·         Exercised more than 200 vanilla and exotic options on a daily basis.

·         Confirmed barrier events for exotic options with clients and inter-bank counterparties.

2003 - 2004

 

 

 

EDUCATION

 

 

NEW YORK UNIVERSITY, STERN SCHOOL OF BUSINESS, New York, US

Master of Business Administration, Part II

2003

 

 

LONDON SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS, London, UK
       
Master of Science in Management and  Finance, Part I 

2002

 

 

UNIVERSITY OF GREENWICH, London, U.K.

        Bachelor of Science in Economics

2001

 

 

 

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

 

 

·         Fluent in Spanish, French and Portuguese

·         NASD Series 7 & Series 63 (2003)

·         Candidate CFA level II & CMT level II

·         Professional cyclist in PROTOUR circuit from 1996-1999. World junior Champion 1994