Chinese securities firm to deploy Algo Risk

Guotai Junan Securities, one of the top five securities firms in China and the first to trade advanced financial instruments such as derivatives, has contracted Algorithmics and IBM to jointly develop a portfolio construction and risk management system for security trading and fund management. The technology will combine IBM's risk management services with Algorithmics' Algo Risk software to assist Guotai Junan in forecasting risks as well as conducting stress and scenario testing.