Thomson Releases Performance Measurement Platform

November 8, 2004 ( - Thomson Financial has announced the release of a new platform for performance measurement, PORTIA Perform.

Part of the Thomson PORTIA portfolio management system, PORTIA Perform will take investment data and provide performance analysis for presentation. The system is designed to meet contemporary requirements for performance measurement, risk calculation, and reporting, according to a press release from the company. The goal of the system is to provide faster calculations of performance history, while affording an unlimited number of composites and data calculations.

PORTIA Perform will provide daily securities level, segment level, and multicurrency performance measurement. The system is fully integrated with the Thomson PORTIA suite of products, and will be available as a stand alone product. The system has undergone a successful round of tests with Thomson clients, the company said.

PORTIA Perform is available in a number of customizable report templates, and will be delivered either by browser or server.

Thomson Financial, an operating unit of The Thomson Corporation ( ), provides information and technology solutions to financial institutions.