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# Capital markets analyst Interview Questions

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### Private Wealth Management - Capital Markets Analyst at Morgan Stanley was asked...

Mar 30, 2012
 If the interest rates go down, what happens to the value of a bond?1 AnswerBond Value goes higher to align yield with lower interest rates

### Capital Markets at UBS was asked...

Oct 11, 2009
 You have 2 buckets...one 3 gallon bucket, one 5 gallon bucket. How do you get 4 gallons of water?6 Answersfill 3 gallon bucket, fill the 5 gallon bucket with the 3 gallon fill the 3 gallon bucket again, fill 2 gallon of the 3 to the 5 gallon one, now there is 1 gallon left in the 3 gallon bucket empty the 5 gallon bucket and fill the 1 gallon into the 5 gallon bucket fill the 3 gallon bucket. now you have 4 gallon water, 1 in the 5 gallon bucket and 3 in the 3 gallon bucketMake it simple the reply is 5 gallon - 3 gallon = 2 gallons that will the difference what remain in the 5 gallon bucket , because the 3 gallon bucket is full, is 2 gallon volume you do it 2 times you have 4 gallonsfill the 5 gallon > fill the 3 gallon with the 5 gallon > empty 3 gallon > put remaining 2 gallons from 5 gallon to 3 gallon > fill 5 gallon > fill the last gallon from the 3 gallon with the 5 gallon bucket > you are left with 4 gallons in the 5 gallonShow More Responseseasy. 5+3 is 8, the avg is 4. fill both buckets up and empty 50 percent from both and you are left with 4 gallons. 2.5+1.5 is 4 gallons.Place the 3 gallon bucket upside-down inside the 5gal bucket...fill up the 5 gallon bucket and remove the 3 gallon to get the 2 gallons...then repeat. (This is assuming the 3 gallon bucket fits in the 5 gallon bucket.)Fill the 3 gallon bucket from a full 5 gallon bucket, the remainder will be 2 gallons. Empty the 3 gallon bucket. Put the 2 remaining gallons from the 5 gallon bucket in the empty 3 gallon bucket. Fill the 5 gollon bucket and pour the 5 gallon bucket into the 2/3 full 3 gallon bucket until its full (should be 1 gallon). What remains in the 5 gallon bucket is 4 gallons.

### Capital Markets Origination Analyst at Citi was asked...

Apr 17, 2011
 Describe a recent deal that has piqued you interest. Follow-up: Explain how an airline would raise debt to pay for such an acquisition.1 AnswerSouthwest acquisition of AirTran (in hindsight I should have mentioned an IPO or debt offering)

### Capital Markets at PNC Financial Services Group was asked...

Oct 18, 2018
 Would you rather have \$1000 today or \$100 a year for the next ten years?2 Answers\$1000 today because of the time value of money.You would rather have \$1000 now because present value of money is worth more than future value of money.

### Banking and Capital Markets Senior Associate at PwC was asked...

Aug 1, 2011
 Just wanted details of want i have done so far1 AnswerEasy question and answer

### US Associate- Capital Markets Counterparty Risk at CACIB was asked...

May 28, 2015
 Fit and experience questions only. Asked about my excel proficiency, hobbies, and my work experiences. 1 AnswerThey were looking for candidates with advanced Excel, specifically with VBA macros

### Capital Markets Risk Analyst I at Fannie Mae was asked...

Apr 11, 2018
 How do you go about calculating the prepayment risk for a MBS? 1 AnswerWhat was your biggest concern when applying for Fannie Mae?

### Capital Markets Analyst at KeyBank was asked...

Nov 1, 2011
 Tell me a time when you had to... 1) demonstrated leadership 2) Disagreed with group members and how you dealt with it 3) dealt with a team member who was doing their job 4) Worked under a time constraint 5) Solved a problem with limited resources 6) etc. each of the 5 bahavorial interviews asked on avg. about 3 questions.1 AnswerIf you've done a few behavioral/fit interviews, it should not be bad at all/

### Capital Markets Analyst at Citi was asked...

Oct 23, 2017
 Why Capital Markets? 1 AnswerWill dive into this question for follow ups

### Capital Markets Associate at Walker & Dunlop was asked...

Jun 18, 2016
 Where is the best market to invest currently1 AnswerDipense what return and risk you desire
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