Hovland's 9000 Ltd. Previews VARM Risk Management System

TECHNOLOGY

Deal-capture specialist Hal Hovland has not been idle since he quit Reuters Holding PLC a little over a year ago. With his new company, 9000 Ltd., he is attempting to do it all again with VARM--Value Added Risk Management--an integrated risk-management system aimed at smaller dealing rooms.

But VARM is not just a deal-capture system. Rather, Hovland describes it as a fully integrated risk management system providing facilities to support all aspects of foreign exchange and money market dealin