Putting the Risk Into Fund Management

Hintze, John
April 2008
Securities Industry News;4/21/2008, Vol. 20 Issue 16, p9
Trade Publication
The article reports on the risk-management tools being used by hedge fund companies. The entry notes that hedge funds engaged in multiple asset classes and currencies need to be able to gauge the effects of unexpected market events on a portfolio. Also cited is the methodology and technology offered by the RiskMetrics Group developed by JP Morgan Chase & Company in 1992. Information is also offered on smaller risk measurement firms such as Investor Analytics which uses the MerlinSharp system, and Interactive Brokers (IB) with its Risk Navigator.


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