Correlation Analysis Between CAC 40 and MerVal

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

CAC 40  vs.  MerVal

 Performance (%) 

Pair Volatility

Assuming 30 trading days horizon, CAC 40 is expected to generate 0.32 times more return on investment than MerVal. However, CAC 40 is 3.13 times less risky than MerVal. It trades about -0.37 of its potential returns per unit of risk. MerVal is currently generating about -0.24 per unit of risk. If you would invest  549,417  in CAC 40 on September 22, 2018 and sell it today you would lose (44,164)  from holding CAC 40 or give up 8.04% of portfolio value over 30 days.

Pair Corralation between CAC 40 and MerVal

Time Period1 Month [change]
StrengthVery Strong
ValuesDaily Returns


Almost no diversification

Overlapping area represents the amount of risk that can be diversified away by holding CAC 40 and MerVal in the same portfolio assuming nothing else is changed. The correlation between historical prices or returns on MerVal 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 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 CAC 40 i.e. CAC 40 and MerVal go up and down completely randomly.

Comparative Volatility

 Predicted Return Density 

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