Protiviti report: buy side still fancies derivatives

- 79% of traditional fund managers, hedge fund managers, and service providers expect their use of derivatives to increase during 2009

- 84% of respondents also plan to improve their derivatives capabilities this year

- 68% of respondents cite demand from the front office and competitive pressures as the drivers spurring them to improve their derivatives capabilities

- Only 16% of respondents said they are unlikely to invest in their derivatives capabilities, citing cost as the main influence for t

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