Wilshire Launches Application Programming Interface for the Wilshire Axiom Global Fixed Income Analytics Solution

16 July 2008

Wilshire Analytics, a worldwide leader in providing innovative portfolio analytics and a business unit of Wilshire Associates Incorporated, a leading global investment services and consulting firm, today announced the launch of the Wilshire Axiom APISM for the Wilshire AxiomSM global fixed income analytics solution.

“By offering an application programming interface – API -- with the ability to incorporate Wilshire Axiom analytics, characteristics, risk and performance attribution data directly into third-party applications, we continue Wilshire’s commitment to providing our clients with enhanced system capabilities while maintaining industry-standard, high-quality analytics on fixed income securities,” said Peter Matheos, PhD, senior managing director and head of Wilshire Fixed Income Analytics, a division of Wilshire Analytics.

The Wilshire Axiom API allows clients of Wilshire Axiom, the single integrated system for global fixed income analytics, performance attribution, risk management, scenario analysis and portfolio optimization, to “develop and create customized reports using Wilshire Axiom analytics,” Matheos said. “The Wilshire Axiom API was developed for easy integration with familiar products, including Microsoft® Excel®, Microsoft® Windows® operating system, Microsoft® ASP.NET, Microsoft® SQL Server® and related applications. Clients can also immediately utilize the Wilshire Axiom API with Java™ , PERL, Python™, Microsoft® Visual Studio C++®,Microsoft® Visual C#® and Microsoft® Visual Basic®.” Matheos added that the Wilshire Axiom API package is delivered with full, complete documentation, including coding examples, and several ready-to-use report templates for Microsoft® Excel®.

Matheos will lead Internet webinars demonstrating the Wilshire Axiom API as part of the ongoing Wilshire Associates Master Class series. “The Wilshire Associates Master Class Internet Webinars are delivered throughout the year by senior executives of Wilshire Fixed Income Analytics on a variety of fixed income topics,” said Mark Lewis, managing director and head of global client relationship management and business development for Wilshire Fixed Income Analytics. Recent topics include ‘Fixed Income Portfolio Stress Testing’ and ‘Multi Factor Fixed Income Performance Attribution.’

Wilshire Analytics is a business unit of Wilshire Associates Incorporated, a leading global investment services and consulting firm which has evolved from a pioneering provider of risk management tools into a highly regarded organization specializing in investment technology solutions, manager-of-managers investment solutions and institutional investment consulting services.

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