Pair Correlation Between SPTSX Comp and CAC 40

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

Pair Volatility

Assuming 30 trading days horizon, SPTSX Comp is expected to generate 3.83 times less return on investment than CAC 40. But when comparing it to its historical volatility, SPTSX Comp is 1.91 times less risky than CAC 40. It trades about 0.14 of its potential returns per unit of risk. CAC 40 is currently generating about 0.28 of returns per unit of risk over similar time horizon. If you would invest  536,472  in CAC 40 on December 22, 2017 and sell it today you would earn a total of  16,179  from holding CAC 40 or generate 3.02% return on investment over 30 days.

Correlation Coefficient

Pair Corralation between SPTSX Comp and CAC 40


Time Period1 Month [change]
ValuesDaily Returns


Very weak diversification

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

Comparative Volatility

 Predicted Return Density