Pair Correlation Between Russell 2000 and MerVal

This module allows you to analyze existing cross correlation between Russell 2000 and MerVal. You can compare the effects of market volatilities on Russell 2000 and MerVal 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 Russell 2000 with a short position of MerVal. See also your portfolio center. Please also check ongoing floating volatility patterns of Russell 2000 and MerVal.
Investment Horizon     30 Days    Login   to change
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 Russell 2000   vs   MerVal
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Pair Volatility

Given the investment horizon of 30 days, Russell 2000 is expected to generate 2.1115778472650528E15 times less return on investment than MerVal. But when comparing it to its historical volatility, Russell 2000 is 3.081299428573343E14 times less risky than MerVal. It trades about 0.03 of its potential returns per unit of risk. MerVal is currently generating about 0.22 of returns per unit of risk over similar time horizon. If you would invest  2,778,260  in MerVal on October 22, 2017 and sell it today you would lose (65,410)  from holding MerVal or give up 2.35% of portfolio value over 30 days.

Correlation Coefficient

Pair Corralation between Russell 2000 and MerVal
0.23

Parameters

Time Period1 Month [change]
DirectionPositive 
StrengthVery Weak
Accuracy100.0%
ValuesDaily Returns

Diversification

Modest diversification

Overlapping area represents the amount of risk that can be diversified away by holding Russell 2000 and MerVal in the same portfolio assuming nothing else is changed. The correlation between historical prices or returns on MerVal and Russell 2000 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 Russell 2000 are associated (or correlated) with MerVal. Values of the correlation coefficient range from -1 to +1, where. The correlation of zero (0) is possible when the price movement of MerVal has no effect on the direction of Russell 2000 i.e. Russell 2000 and MerVal go up and down completely randomly.
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Comparative Volatility

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