Reuters launches on-demand risk tool for hedge funds

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Reuters has released a tool that enables hedge funds to calculate portfolio risk measured across asset classes in real time. Reuters says the web-based product, JRisk On Demand, is specifically tailored to suit the needs of hedge funds which are engaging in an increased number of trades in more diverse asset classes.

After trades have been entered into it, the product measures parameters such as portfolio risk, valuation, and profit and loss. JRisk On Demand works with equities, fixed income,