NEW YORK, April 14, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ITG (NYSE:ITG), a leading execution broker and research provider, today announced the launch of ITG Analytics Incubator, a digital community for the sharing of ideas and collaboration in trading and portfolio analytics. ITG Analytics Incubator is home to several mobile and prototype analytic applications, data sets for upstream applications, and a library of educational content ranging from short video clips to journal-published white papers. ITG Analytics Incubator also fosters interaction among analytics professionals with multiple discussion forums and social media platforms.
"ITG Analytics Incubator is an important step toward the concept of free, open analytics in the industry," said Ian Domowitz, Managing Director and Head of Analytics at ITG. "We are breaking down the barriers between the public and our analytical innovations. ITG Analytics Incubator is designed to give early access to the ideas and projects currently in development while building a community of users to share and engage with prototype applications, data, and our original content."
ITG Analytics Incubator allows collaboration from your desktop or mobile device, a step towards the concept of open source analytics in the industry across asset classes. The community and feedback capability of the Incubator are key differentiators from other sources of analytical content. ITG Analytics Incubator is a unique source for exclusive ITG tools and data stimulating collaboration and advancement in trading and portfolio analytics and helping to improve trading strategies and preserve alpha.
Apps available on the Incubator include the ITG Equity Trading Cost Index App and the ITG FX Trading Cost Index App, valuable benchmarking tools which have attracted nearly 2,000 users to date. The full suite of ITG Peer Analytics reports, based on one of the industry's largest databases of transaction data, is available in the Data section of the Incubator, while all articles, presentations, and videos produced by the ITG Analytics team since 2006 are available in the Library. For more on ITG's full range of analytical tools visit http://www.itg.com/analytics/ or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
ITG is an independent execution broker and research provider that partners with global portfolio managers and traders to provide unique data-driven insights throughout the investment process. From investment decision through settlement, ITG helps clients understand market trends, improve performance, mitigate risk and navigate increasingly complex markets. ITG is headquartered in New York with offices in North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific. For more information, please visit www.itg.com.
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Source:Investment Technology Group Inc.