Sovereign debt crisis
The discipline of risk management is not suited to deal with systemic crises
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Old Mutual and Legal & General managers say the time is right for a shift, while Artemis's Littlewood disagrees
Dramatically reduced liquidity in August, coupled with sovereign debt concerns in the eurozone, have combined to strengthen the Swiss franc, say strategists
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This paper discusses a number of diverse considerations that risk managers need to incorporate into their thought processes and recurring procedures if they are to fulfill their role more effectively in the future