Canadian information and technology provider Thomson Financial has released its 'Vestek Fundamental Risk Model', which is designed to identify the sources and size of portfolio risks.The technology replaces the Vestek US Risk Model. Thomson said the new model includes significant changes to model inputs and estimation techniques while retaining the underlying framework of a linear multiple-factor model.
“The new model emphasises forward-looking factors which Vestek research shows offer better expectational information,” said Thomson.
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