Financial clients fear cyber threats and Asia slowdown

Cyber risk retains its top spot as the big concern for participants, but worries over macroeconomic issues are hot on its heels

The big issue: identifying and addressing systemic risks is a work in progress for some in the industry

Cyber security remains the chief concern for the Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation's (DTCC) financial industry clients, but unease over an economic slowdown in Asia is fast becoming a rival for the top spot, according to the firm's Systemic Risk Barometer Survey for Q1 2016.

While clients consider cyber security their single-biggest threat, only 25% of survey respondents held this sentiment this time around, compared with 46% for the corresponding period of last year. Meanwhile,

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