Integrating portfolio risk

Asset managers have to negotiate a wide array of regulations across Asia, often varying widely from one country to the next. This has made implementing portfolio risk management systems difficult, although some software vendors are stepping up to the challenge. Clive Davidson reports


There are certain universals about investing – such as the interrelationship between risk and reward – that apply all over the world. And increasing globalisation of the markets means that asset managers, no matter where they are, face many of the same risks. But there are also unique characteristics to many Asian markets that add an extra layer of complexity for asset managers active in the region.

Whether it be regulatory, tax-driven or legal, asset managers have to navigate their way through

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