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

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In this study, we evaluate the performance of strategy "Sell SSLT when RSI is below 50 and there is Bearish Centerline 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 SSLT 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
15681181211191.6751890.3196422.18-2674.9-2674.919.4213.390.2347343.21
2-213057125741.673495.486718.7-32933.48-2095710.110.076-0.059-17754.75
344937912937553574.6884534.31-10931.17-14937.394.914.70.1837448.22
4-5800001266509859.3326017.7-106526-6198570.0930.093-0.054-48333.34
52833371210283.3352141.2388611.32-119037-2304110.442.190.05423611.45
6-1.35553e+06127558.337811.7720707.96-282043-1.37388e+060.0280.039-0.057-112961
7-1729731210283.3349519.1588758.27-334082-6522360.150.74-0.014-14414.38
8-1.38881e+061266507729.8518584.07-239198-1.37424e+060.0320.032-0.059-115734
9-19038112937554855.2787588.73-228026-6651160.240.72-0.015-15865.08
10-1.354e+061266509204.5617168.14-234872-1.36458e+060.0390.039-0.057-112834

From the table above, we see that best results are achieved by holding positions for 1 trading days. Profit factor is 213.39. Strategy is very good and impressively bearish. Percentage of profitable trades is 91.67%, which is excellent. Average return per trade is 23.67%, which is very good.
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.
SSLT Performance, X=1, Profit Factor:213

Yearwise Summary of trades in above chart

YearNumber of TradesTrade Dates
2013308 Mar 2013 (+), 01 Jul 2013 (+), 13 Aug 2013 (+)
2012117 Sep 2012 (+)
2011205 Sep 2011 (+), 11 Oct 2011 (+)
2005201 Jun 2005 (+), 07 Nov 2005 (+)
2002221 Feb 2002 (-), 13 Dec 2002 (+)
2001118 Jun 2001 (+)
1999121 May 1999 (+)

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-115681181211191.6751890.3196422.18-2674.9-2674.919.4213.390.2347343.21
atrtrail-16.2128370.621981142.117672.6522071.63-3000.96-8874.322.561.860.041493.19
atrtrail33.58-1.65334e+0633161748.488445.8337965.82-105204-1617470.080.076-0.14-50101.09
atrnil37.58-1.58917e+0631141745.167929.0636257.64-100010-1543170.0790.065-0.14-51263.43
atrtrail23.52-1.68294e+0633161748.486228.8625310.55-104859-1617470.0590.056-0.14-50998.21
atrnil25.68-1.62608e+0631141745.165286.0424171.76-100005-1543170.0530.044-0.15-52454.33

In the table above, row 1 shows the best exit criterion. Profit factor is 213.39. Strategy is very good and impressively bearish. Percentage of profitable trades is 91.67%, which is excellent. Average return per trade is 23.67%, which is very good.
Performance of strategy chart over time is same as above.

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