Pair Correlation Between CAC 40 and XU100

This module allows you to analyze existing cross correlation between CAC 40 and XU100. You can compare the effects of market volatilities on CAC 40 and XU100 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 XU100. See also your portfolio center. Please also check ongoing floating volatility patterns of CAC 40 and XU100.
Investment Horizon     30 Days    Login   to change
 CAC 40  vs   XU100
 Performance (%) 

Pair Volatility

Assuming 30 trading days horizon, CAC 40 is expected to generate 0.4 times more return on investment than XU100. However, CAC 40 is 2.48 times less risky than XU100. It trades about -0.06 of its potential returns per unit of risk. XU100 is currently generating about -0.03 per unit of risk. If you would invest  539,480  in CAC 40 on October 24, 2017 and sell it today you would lose (4,204)  from holding CAC 40 or give up 0.78% of portfolio value over 30 days.

Correlation Coefficient

Pair Corralation between CAC 40 and XU100


Time Period1 Month [change]
ValuesDaily Returns


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Overlapping area represents the amount of risk that can be diversified away by holding CAC 40 and XU100 in the same portfolio assuming nothing else is changed. The correlation between historical prices or returns on XU100 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 XU100. Values of the correlation coefficient range from -1 to +1, where. The correlation of zero (0) is possible when the price movement of XU100 has no effect on the direction of CAC 40 i.e. CAC 40 and XU100 go up and down completely randomly.

Comparative Volatility