European buy side still lags in risk management

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The findings of a recent survey show that buy-side firms have increased their focus on risk management, but are still well behind their sell-side counterparts. The Edhec European Asset Management Practices Survey, carried out last summer and published late last month by French business school Edhec, aims to provides an insight into the key areas of risk management, IT and strategy and investment processes at 60 European asset managers. Victor Anderson reports

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