Performance and risk
Sales of operational risk solutions seem to be on the rise, but it is established vendors who are seeing deals close. Many small or new software houses in the op risk space seem still to be experiencing a lull in sales.
UK credit data provider Mark-it Partners plans to offer a convertible bond pricing service by the end of March, to complement its credit default swap, cash bond and syndicated loan pricing services. The move comes as seven of the company’s main backers...
Operational risk came to the fore in 2003. Major software suppliers such as SunGard and SAS entered the market through partnerships with or acquisition of early entrant developers, while a number of established trading and risk management systems suppliers...
Brokers are increasingly looking to provide energy price data. The choice may be wider, but are energy firms getting the credible data and analysis they need for intelligent price forecasts? Joe Marsh reports
Electronic trading: Profiles
A dramatic change in banking regulation has been the move from prescriptive procedures towards 'best practice' risk management. Disagreements about how quickly the new approach can be applied to credit risk is central to arguments about revising Basel...
China's financial institutions have realised the need to apply best practice in managing risk, and have been implementing cutting-edge risk management systems. But there are challenges in obtaining reliable data, writes Clive Davidson.
Whether it is listed or unlisted, multi-strategy or single strategy focus, Tony Morrongiello is trying to ensure 3A has a fund of hedge fund product for every possible buyer