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Why operational resilience is now essential for the trading business

Learn more about how a strategic approach to operational resilience, particularly for market data and analytics, can boost agility and competitiveness for front, middle and back-office teams.

How can creating operational resilience deliver competitive advantage for trading teams?

COVID-19 has thrust operational resilience front-and-centre for financial services firms. It's clear that operational resilience is no longer just a matter of regulatory compliance. Teams that were able to engage with the trading opportunities presented in 2020 were the ones able to adapt to remote working, access their market data, and perform analytics. This new Refinitiv white paper explores how operational resilience can boost agility and competitiveness across the front, middle and back office.

Access the full report to find out:

  • What operational resilience is and the ways in which it is impacting the front, middle and back office 
  • How financial services firms could think more strategically about operational resilience for market data and analytics
  • Why operational resilience can create agility and deliver business value
  • 186 billion
    messages per day on the Refinitiv real-time network at the height of the COVID-19 crisis, compared with 40-50 billion normally
  • 50%
    increase in mobile usage access of Refinitiv Data during March 2020
  • 60%
    of FX traders worked from home during March 2020

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Operational resilience and agility really fit together hand-in-glove. Firms can be much more competitive if they have an IT platform that embodies both of these characteristics.

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of firms that felt their business continuity programs worked well during the height of the COVID-19 crisis


of respondants identified technology upgrades as one of their top three priorities going forward


Refinitiv Real-Time outages during the height of the coronavirus crisis in March 2020