Pair Correlation Between NZSE and CAC 40

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

Pair Volatility

Assuming 30 trading days horizon, NZSE is expected to generate 0.82 times more return on investment than CAC 40. However, NZSE is 1.22 times less risky than CAC 40. It trades about -0.02 of its potential returns per unit of risk. CAC 40 is currently generating about -0.15 per unit of risk. If you would invest  834,750  in NZSE on January 26, 2018 and sell it today you would lose (4,578)  from holding NZSE or give up 0.55% of portfolio value over 30 days.

Correlation Coefficient

Pair Corralation between NZSE and CAC 40


Time Period1 Month [change]
ValuesDaily Returns


Very poor diversification

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

Comparative Volatility

 Predicted Return Density