Combining risk and performance attribution analytics in a single view gives a much better picture to the front office.
Technology is now available that makes it possible to combine multi-asset class performance and risk analytics into a single system.
Automating process and using data just once - but for many purposes - is increasingly seen as the best way for asset managers to respond to the demand for 24/7 reporting capability.
Middle offices producing ad hoc reports based on data pulled in from disparate legacy systems still takes place. But, increasingly, this approach falls short of client and regulatory demand.
Historically, investment updates have been provided through monthly reporting on paper, especially at the institutional level.
The liquidity risk paradox, inspired by the FT
David Oakley highlighted in the Financial Times (13th March) how top investment groups are shock-testing their bond portfolios for the increased liquidity risk...
Recent high profile cases in the press are highlighting the lack of oversight of funds within the investment community.
It is not every day that the two largest providers of risk management systems and portfolio analysis to the Asset Management industry merge.
Any discussion on risk-adjusted performance measures must start with the grandfather of all risk measures the Sharpe Ratio or Reward to Variability which divides the excess return of a portfolio in excess of...