Study: Sell PVR when RSI is below 50 and there is Bearish Crossover in MACD and ADX is Trending

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

X Analysis

In the table below, we find out the performance of this trading strategy under following scenario: sell PVR 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
131711.231711664.715230.5411146.16-4304.13-6403.731.222.230.0941865.37
254733.581711664.717018.1717695.17-3744.38-10076.41.873.440.123219.62
313822.231771041.189341.4426550.68-5156.78-10568.721.811.270.024813.07
433236.18179852.948522.0839750.38-5432.82-11067.421.571.760.0471955.07
526319.061771041.1812542.9142738.28-6148.13-11853.842.041.430.0341548.18
639232.761710758.829084.5846369.14-7373.29-13870.141.231.760.0482307.81
729971.22179852.9410330.2553933.43-7875.13-18414.31.311.480.0311763.01
8-11061.05178947.0611138.0252269.29-11129.47-19688.1810.89-0.011-650.65
9-47996.911771041.1811736.0456278.37-13014.92-39851.30.90.63-0.04-2823.35
10-38208.161771041.1814169.5465620.27-13739.49-41040.891.030.72-0.029-2247.54

From the table above, we see that best results are achieved by holding positions for 2 trading days. Profit factor is 3.44. Strategy is very good and impressively bearish. Percentage of profitable trades is 64.71%, which is good. Average return per trade is 1.61%, which is not very high, don't trade solely on the basis of this study.
In the chart below, we plot cumulative trade gain versus trades. This chart is important and informative as it shows the performance of strategy over time.
PVR Performance, X=2, Profit Factor:3.44

Yearwise Summary of trades in above chart

YearNumber of TradesTrade Dates
2019126 Mar 2019 (-5.04%)
2016324 Feb 2016 (-2.05%), 02 Dec 2016 (1.33%), 21 Dec 2016 (0.03%)
2015120 Mar 2015 (-2.36%)
2014120 Feb 2014 (-0.13%)
2012122 Feb 2012 (0.6%)
2011314 Mar 2011 (4.25%), 20 Jun 2011 (1.34%), 17 Nov 2011 (-0.08%)
2010103 Aug 2010 (-1.58%)
2009122 Jan 2009 (7.66%)
2008203 Mar 2008 (8.72%), 28 Nov 2008 (8.85%)
2007127 Jul 2007 (2.26%)
2006229 Aug 2006 (0.13%), 11 Dec 2006 (3.45%)

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
nilnil-1254733.581711664.717018.1717695.17-3744.38-10076.41.873.440.123219.62
atrtrail-16.56-8457.76164122518670.7961537.5-6928.41-13278.182.690.9-0.0086-528.61
atrtrail36-20013.6164122515781.8349981.67-6928.41-13278.182.280.76-0.024-1250.85
atrtrail25.75-20760.34164122515595.1433321.11-6928.41-13278.182.250.75-0.031-1297.52
atrnil27.75-39190.32164122525341.1933321.11-11712.92-33291.82.160.72-0.039-2449.4
atrnil310.5-60872.941621412.548886.749981.67-11331.88-33291.84.310.62-0.05-3804.56

In the table above, row 1 shows the best exit criterion. Profit factor is 3.44. Strategy is very good and impressively bearish. Percentage of profitable trades is 64.71%, which is good. Average return per trade is 1.61%, which is not very high, don't trade solely on the basis of this study.
Performance of strategy chart over time is same as above.

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