SunGardâs APT is a leading solution for risk-based investment management decisions. APT helps investment firms manage risk by providing models and reporting that include risk measures (such as portfolio tracking error, value at risk (VaR) and volatility), risk attribution and scenario analysis. This information will be updated automatically to provide analytics on a range of NASDAQ OMX indices, including thematic indexes. To access the APT and NASDAQ OMX risk reports, visit www.sungard.com/go/apt/nasdaq. In addition, NASDAQ OMX and SunGard provide a subset of this information on their respective Web sites as a complimentary offering.
âFive years ago, many investors were less concerned about financial risk but as we emerge from the global financial crisis, risk management is now essential to a comprehensive investment strategy,â said John Jacobs, executive vice president, NASDAQ OMX Global Index Group. âWe are delighted to have SunGardâs APT provide such a robust data analysis of selected NASDAQ OMX indexes, enabling investors to more effectively monitor and manage financial riskâ.
Julie Rice, managing director, Americas for SunGardâs alternative investments business, commented: âInvestors in the current economic climate are looking for more transparent risk assessments of global indices. By working with a global leader in the provision of indexes, we are able to offer both NASDAQ OMX and SunGard customers access to a range of risk analytics across key benchmarks to help support their investment decision making processes in an efficient and transparent manner.â
Through SunGardâs APT solution, new risk analytics are offered on the following NASDAQ OMX indexes:
NASDAQ Clean Edge Green Energy CELS
NASDAQ OMX Clean Edge Smart Grid Infrastructure QGRD
NASDAQ OMX CRD Global Sustainability 50 QCRD
Wilder NASDAQ OMX Global Energy Efficient Transport HAUL