Buy-side risk projects set to increase in 2010

The recent Tabb Group study, The Buy Side Perspective on Risk: Frequency, Aggregation and Process, polled 110 long-only managers, hedge funds and proprietary trading firms over the course of 2009 on how these firms manage trading risk as well as their attitudes and approaches to enterprise risk management. Across the board, the study found that respondents have increased their risk focus in the past year: 88% of large managers, 71% of mid-sized managers and 100% of small managers reported ris