Northern Trust Eases Access to Performance Info

August 20, 2008 ( - Northern Trust has enhanced its Fundamentals performance and risk tool with a dashboard application that provides institutional clients with a direct and easy view of the performance information they deem most important.

The first phase of the dashboard includes returns, characteristics, risk statistics, and market values; later phases will add charting and further customization, according to a news release. Fundamentals is available to asset managers and institutional investors, and is delivered via Passport, Northern Trust’s online data platform.

“Clients are seeking an online snapshot of key performance indicators to help them oversee complex investment programs efficiently,” said Paul d’Ouville, global director of Investment Risk and Analytical Services at Northern Trust, in the news release. “The Fundamentals Dashboard includes daily and monthly analytical results and builds on the existing foundation of our market-leading performance, risk and attribution data.”

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