Apr
14
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Hello quants! We released 3 new assets you can use for developing your algorithms:

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  1. F_NH, the Nifty Futures. This contract is the most liquid contract in the Indian derivative markets and its underlying is the Nifty Index, the benchmark for the Indian stock market.

  2. F_DE, the MSCI Emerging Markets Index Futures. The underlying index is the MSCI Emerging Markets Price Return Index denominated in USD.

  3. F_QT, the Renminbi Futures, tracking the exchange rate between the Chinese Renminbi and the US Dollar.

In addition, so f...

Mar
16
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*This article was published on Medium: check it out here.

In this article we describe the implementation of a new tool we released for the Quantiacs Python toolbox: a fast optimizer for testing the robustness of a trading system.*

As Donald Knuth pointed out, “Premature optimization is the root of all evil.” This is a famous saying among software developers and it is true also in the context of trading system development.

Mar
8
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This article was published on gitconnected on Medium: check it out here.

In this article we describe the implementation of a simple quantitative strategy on the Bitcoin Futures contract with Quantiacs.

This month we released a new version of the Quantiacs platform with several major improvements. In addition to providing a new open-source backtesting tool and the possibility to download for free financial data, we created a cloud environment for quants. Here it is possible to code trading algorithms in Python using Jupyter Notebook or JupyterLab and to run them directly online using our res...

Mar
8
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Daniel won the Q8 and Q9 Quantiacs competitions and got an initial investment of $1,000,000 for each of his winning systems. After that he continued developing systems and he currently gets a monthly fee from Quantiacs. We met Daniel and asked him a few questions about how he got started with Quantiacs.

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Q: Can you tell us a little more about yourself and your background?

I’m a mechatronics engineer and hold a MS in engineering. As an engineer, most of my experience is with software, electronics, and hardware. I may have a different background than most users of Quant...

Mar
8
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Alex won one of the first Quantiacs contests, the Q2 competition, and got an initial investment of $1,000,000. After that he continued developing systems and he currently gets a monthly fee from Quantiacs. We met Alex and asked him a few questions about his background and how he got started with Quantiacs.

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Q: How would you describe yourself: Are you more of a trader with coding skills or a coder with trading skills?

Definitely more a coder with trading skills. I didn’t come into this knowing much about trading things. Since then I learned that there...