âBy offering an application programming interface â API -- with the ability to incorporate Wilshire Axiom analytics, characteristics, risk and performance attribution data directly into third-party applications, we continue Wilshireâs commitment to providing our clients with enhanced system capabilities while maintaining industry-standard, high-quality analytics on fixed income securities,â 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 âdevelop and create customized reports using Wilshire Axiom analytics,â Matheos said. âThe Wilshire Axiom API was developed for easy integration with familiar products, including MicrosoftÂ® ExcelÂ®, MicrosoftÂ® WindowsÂ® operating system, MicrosoftÂ® ASP.NET, MicrosoftÂ® SQL ServerÂ® and related applications. Clients can also immediately utilize the Wilshire Axiom API with Javaâ¢ , PERL, Pythonâ¢, MicrosoftÂ® Visual Studio C++Â®,MicrosoftÂ® Visual C#Â® and MicrosoftÂ® Visual BasicÂ®.â 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 MicrosoftÂ® ExcelÂ®.
Matheos will lead Internet webinars demonstrating the Wilshire Axiom API as part of the ongoing Wilshire Associates Master Class series. âThe 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,â said Mark Lewis, managing director and head of global client relationship management and business development for Wilshire Fixed Income Analytics. Recent topics include âFixed Income Portfolio Stress Testingâ and âMulti Factor Fixed Income Performance Attribution.â
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.