BacktestRookies

FTSE Fridays

495 views
20
495 0
This code snippet below is a quick and dirty follow up to some statistical analysis performed on the FTSE 100 . It showed that over the long run, (since 1995) going long on a Friday appeared to have a statistical edge (53%). As a bit of fun, I wanted to create a quick pine script backtest to test this and see if it is possible to profit from it. After all, the index might finish up 53% of the time, but that doesn't mean one can profit from it.

A full commentary to the script and FTSE analysis post can be found on the Backtest-Rookies website. To comply with house rules, I cannot post a direct link here.

Important Note

The script must run on the 4H time frame…..Why? It is a quick and dirty implementation and it relies on entering a long position on the 4H bar before the market opens. This way the position will enter at the open of the market. (Since positions are always opening on the bar following an entry signal).

Remove from Favorite Scripts Add to Favorite Scripts
EN English (IN)
EN English
EN English (UK)
DE Deutsch
FR Français
ES Español
IT Italiano
PL Polski
SV Svenska
TR Türkçe
RU Русский
PT Português
ID Bahasa Indonesia
MS Bahasa Melayu
TH ภาษาไทย
VI Tiếng Việt
JA 日本語
KO 한국어
ZH 简体中文
ZH 繁體中文
AR العربية
HE עברית
Home Stock Screener Forex Screener Crypto Screener Economic Calendar How It Works Chart Features Pricing House Rules Moderators Website & Broker Solutions Widgets Stock Charting Library Get Help Feature Request Blog & News FAQ Wiki Twitter
Profile Profile Settings Account and Billing Get Help Ideas Published Followers Following Private Messages Chat Sign Out