Ready… Set…

Grab some brekkie from the kitchen whilst I check for overnight news and events

0830

2330

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Go!

Fire up my strategies for market open. Make sure everything is working properly

0900

0000

Stand up

A round up of Tibra news and events, followed by informal chats with my fellow quants

1000

0100

Coding

Some scheduled code changes (Market upgrades, optimisations etc)

1100

0200

Lunch

Eat my lunch out on our deck overlooking the beach whilst discussing some ideas

1200

0300

Swim

Fire up backtests incorporating some new ideas and head out for a swim whilst I wait

1300

0400

Analysis

Check the backtest results to see if they validate my hypothesis

1400

0500

Meeting

Have a meeting with Team Lead to discuss next steps for the idea

1500

0600

Prioritisation

Team prioritisation meeting to go over what we’re all working on and see what needs escalating

1600

0700

Handover

Handover strategies to my distinguished colleagues in London

1700

0800

Grand Entrance

Receive handover from Asia, check all strategies are working correctly

Unwind

Pool or Ping Pong depending on my mood

1730

0830

Breakfast (of champions)

At the Tibra break-out area

Catch up

Skype catchup session with the London Quants

1800

0900

Catch up

Skype catchup session with the Australian Quants

Home Time…

1830

0930

Analysis

Get some ideas from post trade analysis of yesterday’s trading

1900

1000

Coding

Some scheduled code changes (Market upgrades, optimisations etc)

2000

1200

Lunch

Back at the break-out area, confirm my genius with a game of (blindfolded) chess as I eat

2100

1300

Brainstorming

Throw ideas around with the team in the daily standup

2200

1400

Coding

Code the ideas up in our framework

2300

1600

Backtest

Schedule some backtests to prove the idea works

2330

1630

Market Close

Check the status and positions of the strategies and investigate any issues

0030

1730

Table Tennis

Get beaten at ping pong. It’s all about perseverance…

0100

1800

Home Time…


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