Real-Time Risk: One Size Doesn't Fit All

Real-time risk management can be a vital tool to HFT environments, but it can be a superfluous luxury to many other market participants.

Many firms may find real-time risk management systems unnecessary based on their trading operations.

It may sound like a cop-out, but the real answer to the question of the feasibility and effectiveness of real-time risk management within the capital markets boils down to two simple, rather underwhelming words: It depends.

Depends on what? Well, everything it seems. The absence of an industry-wide definition of what real-time risk management means has resulted in firms deciding what real time means to them based on trading strategies and instruments, and then working around that as they see fit

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