Correlation Analysis Between CAC 40 and Nasdaq

This module allows you to analyze existing cross correlation between CAC 40 and Nasdaq. You can compare the effects of market volatilities on CAC 40 and Nasdaq 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 CAC 40 with a short position of Nasdaq. See also your portfolio center. Please also check ongoing floating volatility patterns of CAC 40 and Nasdaq.
Horizon     30 Days    Login   to change
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Comparative Performance

 Predicted Return Density 

CAC 40  vs.  Nasdaq

 Performance (%) 

Pair Volatility

Assuming 30 trading days horizon, CAC 40 is expected to generate 0.61 times more return on investment than Nasdaq. However, CAC 40 is 1.63 times less risky than Nasdaq. It trades about -0.13 of its potential returns per unit of risk. Nasdaq is currently generating about -0.12 per unit of risk. If you would invest  517,305  in CAC 40 on November 16, 2018 and sell it today you would lose (31,935)  from holding CAC 40 or give up 6.17% of portfolio value over 30 days.

Pair Corralation between CAC 40 and Nasdaq

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Diversification Opportunities for CAC 40 and Nasdaq

CAC 40 diversification synergy

Poor diversification

Overlapping area represents the amount of risk that can be diversified away by holding CAC 40 and Nasdaq in the same portfolio assuming nothing else is changed. The correlation between historical prices or returns on Nasdaq and CAC 40 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 CAC 40 are associated (or correlated) with Nasdaq. Values of the correlation coefficient range from -1 to +1, where. The correlation of zero (0) is possible when the price movement of Nasdaq has no effect on the direction of CAC 40 i.e. CAC 40 and Nasdaq go up and down completely randomly.

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