London, October 12th 2011 – Exchange Data International (EDI), a well-established provider of Security Reference and Corporate Actions data, today announced the launch of its Worldwide Security Risk service in partnership with Electronic Information Solutions (EIS), a long time provider of analytical tools and data solutions for technical analysts in both the retail and wholesale arena.
The new service will deliver key risks metrics on all equities worldwide. The data includes metrics such Alpha, Beta, R-squared, Sharpe ratio, Standard Deviation & Value at Risk which can be used as published or a degree interpolation can be applied where applicable, to provide the required metrics.
EDI’s CEO, Jonathan Bloch says, “Since the last financial crisis, firms have increased the budgets allocated to risk management projects; as corporate governance and market requirements tightened. We are pleased to have teamed up with EIS to provide risk management professionals with an easy, affordable and prompt access to an extensive set of risk metrics.”
EIS’s CEO, Michael Beardmore says, “Our focus, when building this product, was for it to be available soon after market data became available and to maintain a quality consistent with the demands of risk professionals. By leveraging EDI’s market data expertises and offerings combined with our expertise in data management we have achieved a very affordable solution”.
Part of EDI’s pricing service range, the Worldwide Security risk service provides the industry with a comprehensive set of risk metrics covering all equities around the world.
According to Clients’ demand, EDI and EIS will add other asset classes such as bond or indexes to the security coverage.