Study: Sell PAGEIND when RSI is below 50 and there is Bearish Crossover in MACD

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In this study, we evaluate the performance of strategy "Sell PAGEIND when RSI is below 50 and there is Bearish Crossover in MACD" under various conditions.

X Analysis

In the table below, we find out the performance of this trading strategy under following scenario: sell PAGEIND at the closing price whenever the signal triggers (Rs. 2Lac per trade). Then cover the position "X" trading days later at close_price i.e. buy after "X" trading days. Here are the results of this study:

X DaysNet ProfitTotal TradesWinning TradesLosing Trades% ProfitableAvg Winning TradeMax Winning TradeAvg Losing TradeMax Losing TradeWin/Loss RatioProfit FactorSharpe RatioAvg Trade
1-41659.149212842.863798.3918405.41-4336.62-12980.140.880.66-0.045-850.19
2-10312249202940.824793.323243.24-6861.64-18019.170.70.48-0.08-2104.53
3-72393.7749222744.96048.0622162.16-7609.3-21266.270.790.65-0.047-1477.42
4-11543949183136.737061.2321474.22-7823.91-18439.910.90.52-0.076-2355.9
5-88017.1949193038.786308.2823455.48-6929.15-19962.630.910.58-0.061-1796.27
6-78435.8849183136.738472.5624461.39-7449.74-25027.21.140.66-0.044-1600.73
7-11479849163332.658039.0824201.11-7376.45-24266.791.090.53-0.07-2342.81
8-88553.1749183136.737923.2222459.3-7457.13-20248.511.060.62-0.055-1807.21
9-67998.349173234.699392.5227687.42-7114.72-22962.411.320.7-0.039-1387.72
10-11822149153430.619555.6725146.55-7692.82-30881.871.240.55-0.065-2412.67
Although, strategy looks good but profit factor on day 2 is less than minimum accepted value so avoid this, see below for further analysis.

Strategy Analysis - Exit Criteria

In the study above, exit criterion was that hold the position for "X" trading days. That's one possible exit criterion. However, we can have more elaborate exit criteria. Now we study this strategy under other exit criteria. There are 3 things which you must get to know before proceeding further. Table below shows the performance of this strategy under various exit combinations. Note that nil,nil,-1 is a special exit combination where we just take the best result of "X" Analysis study above.

Stop LossAdjust Stop LossTargetAvg Holding PeriodNet ProfitTotal TradesWinning TradesLosing Trades% ProfitableAvg Winning TradeMax Winning TradeAvg Losing TradeMax Losing TradeWin/Loss RatioProfit FactorSharpe RatioAvg Trade
atrnil25.65-1983395194217.6520654.1450499.94-9148.24-20284.682.260.48-0.087-3888.99
atrnil37.77-2655074864212.521184.235107.09-9347.91-25249.972.270.32-0.14-5531.39
atrtrail24.09-22489153134024.538212.0424923.08-8291.19-18065.480.990.32-0.14-4243.23
atrtrail34.21-24604753134024.536584.6217175.7-8291.19-18065.480.790.26-0.17-4642.4
atrtrail-14.43-25092853134024.536209.221094.15-8291.19-18065.480.750.24-0.17-4734.49

In the table above, row 1 shows the best exit criterion. Profit factor is 0.48. This strategy is not profitable and we advice you not to use it.
In the chart below, we plot cumulative trade gain versus trades using the best exit criterion.
PAGEIND Performance, Profit Factor:0.484

Yearwise Summary of trades in above chart

YearNumber of TradesTrade Dates
2019607 Jan 2019 (-4.69%), 08 Jan 2019 (-4.63%), 15 Feb 2019 (-3.85%), 27 May 2019 (-4.61%), 09 Jul 2019 (-2.72%), 22 Jul 2019 (6.07%)
2018206 Mar 2018 (-3.88%), 15 Nov 2018 (-5.28%)
2017214 Mar 2017 (-2.26%), 22 May 2017 (-3.02%)
2016413 Jan 2016 (5.73%), 07 Jul 2016 (-2.62%), 12 Sep 2016 (-2.92%), 28 Dec 2016 (-3.99%)
2015612 May 2015 (-4.21%), 09 Jun 2015 (-4.7%), 08 Jul 2015 (6.79%), 24 Aug 2015 (-4.75%), 07 Sep 2015 (-4.47%), 30 Oct 2015 (5.67%)
2014222 May 2014 (-2.68%), 10 Jun 2014 (-3.35%)
2013316 Jan 2013 (-2.29%), 15 Mar 2013 (-3.0%), 17 Apr 2013 (-3.15%)
2012416 Feb 2012 (-4.66%), 07 May 2012 (-2.94%), 16 Jul 2012 (-2.39%), 24 Aug 2012 (-3.01%)
2011424 Jan 2011 (-4.27%), 25 Jan 2011 (-4.31%), 17 Nov 2011 (-3.9%), 16 Dec 2011 (6.41%)
2010322 Apr 2010 (-2.61%), 06 May 2010 (-3.71%), 19 Oct 2010 (-2.93%)
2009324 Feb 2009 (-7.2%), 25 Feb 2009 (-7.14%), 04 Mar 2009 (-6.75%)
20081221 Jan 2008 (-9.03%), 08 Feb 2008 (-10.14%), 14 Mar 2008 (12.46%), 13 May 2008 (-6.74%), 09 Jun 2008 (-6.67%), 23 Jun 2008 (11.7%), 15 Jul 2008 (-8.13%), 29 Jul 2008 (-7.04%), 22 Aug 2008 (-5.65%), 25 Aug 2008 (-5.81%), 10 Sep 2008 (12.86%), 17 Nov 2008 (25.25%)



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