Pair Correlation Between MerVal and Hang Seng

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

Pair Volatility

Assuming 30 trading days horizon, MerVal is expected to under-perform the Hang Seng. But the index apears to be less risky and, when comparing its historical volatility, MerVal is 1.06 times less risky than Hang Seng. The index trades about -0.09 of its potential returns per unit of risk. The Hang Seng is currently generating about 0.08 of returns per unit of risk over similar time horizon. If you would invest  3,087,363  in Hang Seng on February 18, 2018 and sell it today you would earn a total of  58,921  from holding Hang Seng or generate 1.91% return on investment over 30 days.

Correlation Coefficient

Pair Corralation between MerVal and Hang Seng


Time Period1 Month [change]
ValuesDaily Returns


Very good diversification

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

Comparative Volatility

 Predicted Return Density