Pair Correlation Between Bovespa and MerVal

This module allows you to analyze existing cross correlation between Bovespa and MerVal. You can compare the effects of market volatilities on Bovespa and MerVal and check how they will diversify away market risk if combined in the same portfolio for a given time horizon. You can also utilize pair trading strategies of matching a long position in Bovespa with a short position of MerVal. See also your portfolio center. Please also check ongoing floating volatility patterns of Bovespa and MerVal.
Investment Horizon     30 Days    Login   to change
 Bovespa  vs   MerVal
 Performance (%) 

Pair Volatility

Assuming 30 trading days horizon, Bovespa is expected to under-perform the MerVal. But the index apears to be less risky and, when comparing its historical volatility, Bovespa is 1.4232987300750972E14 times less risky than MerVal. The index trades about -0.13 of its potential returns per unit of risk. The MerVal is currently generating about 0.21 of returns per unit of risk over similar time horizon. If you would invest  2,697,898  in MerVal on October 20, 2017 and sell it today you would earn a total of  14,952  from holding MerVal or generate 0.55% return on investment over 30 days.

Correlation Coefficient

Pair Corralation between Bovespa and MerVal


Time Period1 Month [change]
ValuesDaily Returns


Significant diversification

Overlapping area represents the amount of risk that can be diversified away by holding Bovespa and MerVal in the same portfolio assuming nothing else is changed. The correlation between historical prices or returns on MerVal and Bovespa is a relative statistical measure of the degree to which these equity instruments tend to move together. The correlation coefficient measures the extent to which returns on Bovespa are associated (or correlated) with MerVal. Values of the correlation coefficient range from -1 to +1, where. The correlation of zero (0) is possible when the price movement of MerVal has no effect on the direction of Bovespa i.e. Bovespa and MerVal go up and down completely randomly.

Comparative Volatility

 Predicted Return Density