Exchange and E-Trading system outages

May 2008
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Exchange and E-Trading system outages: How to successfully manage this risk: PwC

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Today's trading environments are seeing large swings in market volatility and the accompanying trading volume. These changes present a challenge to organization's in ensuring their systems and related processes are both stable and resilient to handle the increasing demands placed on them and in those situations where an incident or outage may occur, and how the organization can effectively handles and respond such incidents. This document provides some examples of where problems can occur and how some organizations have built controls to mitigate such occurrences.

How to successfully manage this risk


Today's trading environments are seeing large swings in market volatility and the accompanying trading volume. These changes present a challenge to organization's in ensuring their systems and related processes are both stable and resilient to handle the increasing demands placed on them and in those situations where an incident or outage may occur, and how the organization can effectively handles and respond such incidents. This document provides some examples of where problems can occur and how some organizations have built controls to mitigate such occurrences.