Markets.com, a multi-asset brokerage, announced on Thursday the launch of a new quant-based investment strategy making tool.
Dubbed Marketsi, the product with quantitative investing tools is targeted to retail investors. According to the company, this will enable investors to create and manage their own dynamic stock portfolios using “the kind of data and algorithms harnessed by hedge funds and banks.”
Traders will also have access to alpha-generating quant strategies and along with dozens of different fundamental, technical, and sentiment signals, they can create their own trading strategies.
Marketsi users will also have the ability to back testing and optimizing their trading strategies to find the perfect alpha-generating quant strategy.
Commenting on the new product, Joe Rundle, CEO of Markets.com, said: “We’ve made a big leap into the investing space and are keen to make a splash with a product that is going to change things up for retail investors. Our quantitative-based portfolio builder lets retail investors tap into the kind of technology and data that’s used by the biggest banks and hedge funds to maximize returns.”
Tax-free trading benefits
In addition, the platform is also adding spread betting to the existing CFD trading products for its UK-based clients.
Also, the brokerage has lowered its spreads on Marketsx, its multi-asset trading platform.
“We are super excited about launching investing products so our clients take more control of their money. And with Spread Betting we hope to be able to meet the needs of all our UK traders,” Rundle added.
Markets.com is also offering Marketsi clients direct access to its Share Dealing platform, a single platform to manage all their investments.