Pair Correlation Between Bursa Malaysia and NIKKEI 225

This module allows you to analyze existing cross correlation between Bursa Malaysia and NIKKEI 225. You can compare the effects of market volatilities on Bursa Malaysia and NIKKEI 225 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 Bursa Malaysia with a short position of NIKKEI 225. See also your portfolio center. Please also check ongoing floating volatility patterns of Bursa Malaysia and NIKKEI 225.
Investment Horizon     30 Days    Login   to change
 Bursa Malaysia  vs   NIKKEI 225
 Performance (%) 

Pair Volatility

Assuming 30 trading days horizon, Bursa Malaysia is expected to under-perform the NIKKEI 225. But the index apears to be less risky and, when comparing its historical volatility, Bursa Malaysia is 2.99 times less risky than NIKKEI 225. The index trades about -0.16 of its potential returns per unit of risk. The NIKKEI 225 is currently generating about 0.17 of returns per unit of risk over similar time horizon. If you would invest  2,180,517  in NIKKEI 225 on October 24, 2017 and sell it today you would earn a total of  71,798  from holding NIKKEI 225 or generate 3.29% return on investment over 30 days.

Correlation Coefficient

Pair Corralation between Bursa Malaysia and NIKKEI 225


Time Period1 Month [change]
ValuesDaily Returns


Pay attention

Overlapping area represents the amount of risk that can be diversified away by holding Bursa Malaysia and NIKKEI 225 in the same portfolio assuming nothing else is changed. The correlation between historical prices or returns on NIKKEI 225 and Bursa Malaysia 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 Bursa Malaysia are associated (or correlated) with NIKKEI 225. Values of the correlation coefficient range from -1 to +1, where. The correlation of zero (0) is possible when the price movement of NIKKEI 225 has no effect on the direction of Bursa Malaysia i.e. Bursa Malaysia and NIKKEI 225 go up and down completely randomly.

Comparative Volatility