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Agam Kalra

Market Analyst- Interest Rate Markets

Work History

Jul 2014Present

Market Analyst- Interest Rate Markets

Futures First Info Services Pvt. Ltd
  • Trade in Canadian Fixed Income Derivatives Markets (BAX)
  • Generated net profits of $82k from July 2014 to April 2016 for the company while consistently accomplishing  P/L Targets each trimester generating net returns of $13k,$40k and $29k in last three trimesters
  • Successfully executed the turnover target of 15k trades every month, generating more than $200k in revenues overall for the firm
  • Only Fixed Income trader in '14 Fixed Income batch to end my Jan16-Apr16 Trimester with net positive of $13k during tumultuous FI markets

Professional Responsibilities :

  • Develop, execute and manage trading strategies employing outright positions, Yield Curve Strategies and arbitrage
  • Identify and analyze trends using strong quantitative skills in order to make markets and execute profitable trades
  • Make fast-paced, strategic trade decisions while dealing with a high degree of uncertainty and limited information
  • Analyze financial markets utilizing technical analysis and fundamental macro-economic research

Software : Stellar Trading Systems, Reuters Eikon


Jul 2010May 2014

B. Tech. Mechanical Engineering

Indian School of Mines (ISM), Dhanbad
  • Qualified IIT-JEE 2010 with All India Rank 6326
  • Ranked 4th among 102 students with aggregate GPA of 8.45/10
Mar 2008Apr 2010

High School and Intermediate

Sarv Hitkari Vidya Mandir, Fazilka (CBSE Affiliated)
  • Intermediate : 92.4%
  • High School   : 95%

Honors and Accomplishments

  • Selected among the 90 engineering students from all over India to attend Fifth Science Conclave, organized by Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) and Department of Science and Technology (DST) at Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Allahabad
  • Received Merit cum Means scholarship for academic year 2013-14 for academic excellence
  • Honoured with Rashtrapati Scout Award by the President of India for successfully completing all the stages of advancement of a Scout under "The Bharat Scouts and Guides" society
  • Finalist in a Proposal Presentation on ‘Lunar Settlement Design’ in ISRO sponsored event ‘Moonlab’ at IIT Kharagpur
  • Received Tuition Fee waiver Scholarship for securing 1st position in my District in AISSE,2008

Positions of Responsibility

Sep 2012Oct 2012

Event Coordinator, Student Design Competition

Concetto 2012 (Annual Technical Fest)
  • Led a Ten Member Team and successfully organized Student Design Competition where each team was required to design, construct and operate a prototype meeting the requirements of a determined problem statement with a participation of 20+ teams
Aug 2011Sep 2012

Co-founder and Event Manager

ASME ISM Students' Chapter
  • Added new memberships and oversaw expansion of chapter from 12 to 170+members along with chapter's status up-gradation to 'First Tier' at National Level in less than an year for being the most active and self sustaining Chapter
  • Coordinated and Managed different Industry- Academic Interface Activities for the Chapter by organizing Guest Lectures of eminent personalities from all across the spectrum of academia and Enterprises
  • Organized annual Introductory Workshops on Software Catia and General Quiz Competition

Other Experience

Jul 2013Apr 2014

Student Researcher

Department of Mechanical Engineering & Mining Machinery Engineering, ISM

Presented an extensive Research Report on  'Thermal Modeling of Wire EDM' by comparing software simulated results with experimental data

May 2013Jun 2013


TATA Motors Ltd., Jamshedpur

Completed a Project entitled “Study of Compressed Air Load in Manufacturing Shops” and Proposed a New Compressed Air Distribution Plan