According to the announcement, new key features and functionality include:
- Access to over 100 different summary level analytics for both equity and fixed income asset classes, including commonly used fundamentals such as price-to-earnings, price-to-book, dividend yield, duration, and quality ratings;
- Ability to combine summary level performance and analytic data on the same report;
- Easily select between summary and/or security level analytics during the report creation process; and
- Integrated scheduling and output distribution capabilities to enable users to specify the frequency of and delivery mechanism (FTP, e-mail and local drive) of queries and reports.
Mellon said in the announcement it has recognized a growing trend for clients to have more control of their investment reporting. Report Writers provides user-defined data selections and sorting capabilities.
More information can be found at www.mellon.com/mas .