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Whitepaper: Market Volatility


Whitepaper: Market Volatility

Operational Resilience has been tested to the limits throughout the pandemic-impacted markets

Market Volatility Whitepaper

Operational risk facing global markets

2020 has seen some of the most volatile markets for years.

Covid-19 has brought into sharp focus the need for improved operational resilience in the financial markets as high trading volumes and market volatility place unprecedented pressure on technological infrastructure. This whitepaper discusses why operational risk is today one of the biggest threats facing global markets. It will also discuss the three essential pillars of operational resilience that, if adopted, will keep markets up-and-running.

From 2018 to 2019, the number of technology incidents among the investment management sector rose by 325% (FCA Sector Views 2020)*