Securities firms spend more on risk solutions

Investment in risk management technology is on the rise as securities firms feel the pinch of the global credit crunch, according to a survey by Sophis.

With market volatility refusing to abate, securities firms are increasing their spending on trade and risk management technology, according to the latest research by technology vendor Sophis.

The survey found that of 100 participants, 69% said their trading and risk management requirements had changed as a result of the market volatility. A total of 63% said their firms had increased spending on trading and risk management technology during the past 12 months, and 57% said they expected to increase spending...

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