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

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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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