Asset managers want better derivatives risk monitoring, says rating agency report


Asset managers want risk-monitoring strategies that better scrutinise their discretionary use of derivatives, says a Standard & Poor's (S&P) survey released in October.

The survey of 319 firms in Europe found that only 2% of asset managers are comprehensively monitoring the discretionary use of alternative assets, due to the cost, operational burden and time involved.

The survey revealed that two-thirds of the firms surveyed are interested in a cost-effective risk monitoring framework that would

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