# Questions tagged [sharpe-ratio]

Excess return per unit of deviation in return.

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### Significance testing of average returns from Sharpe ratio

I'm aware that one way to do significance testing on a strategy is based on the sampling distribution of its Sharpe (see, e.g., Lo, 2002 and Opdyke, 2008). However, it appears to me that there's ...
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### Bayesian strategy selection

I have N strategies/signals that I would like to allocate to. I want to estimate an estimate of future performance based off of recent realized performance (momentum of strategies per se - e.g. ...
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### Sharpe ratio for dynamic portfolio

I want to test the performance of my strategy with different rebalancing period. I'm struggle with calculating the overall performance on backtest results and making final conclusions. For example, ...
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### suitable benchmark to use for Sharpe ratio of power trading strategy

I have a algo which is trading a certain power contract. For calculating the Sharpe ration what would be a suitable benchmark to use?
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### Sharpe from signal to daily return correlation

A few years back in an interview I remember being asked to derive the Sharpe ratio from the correlation between a pre-open daily signal and the open-close returns. I think you had to make some ...
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### Annualised Sharpe Ratio of a 24/7 Round-The-Clock High Frequency Trading Strategy

Consider a high frequency trading strategy that trades Bitcoin-USD round the clock 365 days of the year at 5-minute intervals. How would one calculate the annualised Sharpe ratio of such a trading ...
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### Relation between Sharpe ratio and amount of capital

In the book Quantitative trading by Ernest P. Chan, in one of the example we compute the Sharpe ratio of long-short strategy and one step perplexes me: In column L, compute the net returns for ...
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### Why not to maximize Sharpe Ratio directly when computing optimal allocation of an order?

I was reading the following paper of Engle about balancing transaction costs performance and risk: https://www.nber.org/papers/w12165.pdf He deals with finding the optimal placement of the child ...
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### sharp ratio/sortino ratio for options portfolio

I am thinking that the sharp ratio is not a valid performance metric for a long/short options book, because options are inherently nonlinear and the standard deviation simply cannot correctly capture ...
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### Sharpe ratio with CVaR for denominator and different investor utility functions

I would like to model different type of investors, hence I need to find some kind of utility functions to optimize. Apart from very abstract exponential utility function, I couldn't find any proper ...
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### Which performance evaluation measure to assess “Connectedness Matrix” based porfolios?

1. Question Which performance evaluation measure would be best to assess the portfolios built on 'connectedness matrix'? The connectedness matrix is the concept introduced in the academic paper "...
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### Alpha decay for strong vs weak signals

Assuming you are computing alpha decay similarly to shown here (e.g., exponential decay of the information ratio with lagged signals). I'm wondering whether it is preferable to treat strong vs weak ...
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### Maximum Sharpe Ratio Portfolio

Conceptually, what are the drawbacks / unforeseen risks of running a portfolio whose weight are derived from what would have maximised the sharpe ratio over the previous time period (last 30 days) ?
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### How to calculate “Differential Sharpe ratio”?

Instead of using the "sliding the time window" method of calculating the sharpe ratio under online framework, they've defined "differential sharpe ratio" as such But under equation 5, you can ...
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### Calculating Ex-Post Sharpe Ratio

I'm trying to calculate an Ex-Post Sharpe Ratio for my portfolio and I would appreciate verification I'm doing it correctly. I have my portfolio's daily returns in one column and my benchmark's ...
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### Differential Sortino Ratio

I'm attempting to optimize a reinforcement learning system to maximize risk adjusted returns. I have currently defined the reward as the differential Sharpe ratio at each step: the influence of the ...
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### Proof that Sharpe ratio of the benchmark is related to the maximal information ratio and Sharpe ratio

I understand the economic logic behind it, that the active portfolio with the highest information ratio will also have the highest Sharpe ratio, but I can't see how $SR_B^2 = SR_P^2 - IR^2$
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### Sharpe Ratio for loans

I am trying to calculate the sharpe ratio for a set of loans. These loans have already matured and I know if they were good or not: grades are the different grades of the loans. interest rate is the ...
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### Maximum Sharpe ratio portfolio - derivation

I want mathematical derivation of how to construct maximum Sharpe ratio portfolio. Any resources with mathematical derivation (if its implemented in Python, that will be great) will be useful
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### Annualizing the Sharpe Ratio

I am doing some calculations and I am working currently with the weekly Sharpe Ratio. Can I annualize the Sharpe ratio by multiplying with the square root of 52? Greetings!
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### Sharpe ratio of strategy exploiting correlations that vary by time interval

The Epps effect "is the phenomenon that the empirical correlation between the returns of two different stocks decreases with the length of the interval for which the price changes are measured" (...
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### Annualizing Sharpe Ratio using small time frames

I have coded a strategy that works 5m time frame. I know you multiply it by 252 but i am using 5m or sometimes 1h time frame. Which number do i have to chose to multiply? There are 72576 five minutes ...
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### Given multiple strategies with their ER, volatility, how would I calculate the combined Sharpe?

Without knowing the actual daily returns, I have a table something like this: ...
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### Definition request - Brownian Motion Characterised by Sharpe Ratio

What is the Stochastic Differential Equation for a "Brownian Motion Characterised by Sharpe Ratio"? I saw it in a paper ("Lessons from the Mortician: volatility modulation") and the authors do not ...