NEW YORK, May 20, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ITG (NYSE:ITG), a leading execution and research broker, today announced the launch of the ITG Peer Analytics suite, a full platform backed by ITG Peer Database, the industry's largest database comprised of approximately 20% of all global institutional trading volume. ITG Peer Analytics provides customizable solutions to asset managers, from raw execution-level trading data to detailed performance reporting and in-depth consulting engagements.
"ITG Peer Analytics enables institutional traders and portfolio managers to uncover hidden opportunities for process improvements," said Ian Domowitz, ITG Managing Director and Head of Analytics. "The insights from ITG Peer Analytics can be used to track and improve investment performance as well as inform decision-making in key areas such as investment and trading policy, algorithm and broker selection and performance reviews."
Measurement of investment performance is crucial for institutional investors. ITG estimates that, as a group, U.S. institutional investors suffer trading impact costs of more than $15 million every trading day.1 ITG Peer Analytics allows traders to compare their costs to anonymous data from 200 of the largest global asset managers, view rankings, reports and best practices specific to their peer set, and tap the knowledge of our expert consultants for hands-on recommendations to improve performance.
1 Milan Borkovec, "Ex-Post Price Impact Modeling"
CONTACT: ITG Media/Investor Contact: J.T. Farley (212) 444-6259 email@example.com
Source:Investment Technology Group Inc.