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Forex Trading Strategies And Backtesting Techniques

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Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at 6:00 PM IST | 12:30 PM GMT | 8:30 PM SGT

Session Outline

In this joint webinar by FXCM & QuantInsti®, you’ll get to learn about the FX market data, trading strategies, backtesting & optimization techniques along with new nextgen tools & platforms.

  • Spot Currency Markets Overview
  • Related Markets, Macro Drivers (Funding - Repo+xccy Swaps, Forwards and Short term IR)
  • Accessing FX Data & Overview of Forex Trading Strategies
  • Optimizing & Backtesting
  • FX Styles: Carry, Momentum, Value and Defensive
  • Alpha Strategies


You can check out the powerpoint presentation for this webinar here:


Prodipta Ghosh (Vice President, QuantInsti)

Prodipta is a seasoned quant and currently leads the Fin-tech products and platforms development at QuantInsti as its Vice President.

He has spent more than a decade in the banking industry - in various roles across trading and structuring desks for Deutsche Bank in Mumbai & London, and as a corporate banker with Standard Chartered Bank. Before that, Prodipta worked as a scientist in India's Defence R&D Organization (DRDO).

About Blueshift

Blueshift is a comprehensive trading and strategy development platform that lets you focus more on the strategy and less on coding and data. Its cloud-based backtesting engine helps you develop, test and analyse trading strategies and fine-tune them, for free. It has integrated high-quality minute-level data covering equities, futures and FX. Users completely own the IP rights to all strategies that they develop on this platform.

About FXCM

FXCM is a leading provider of online foreign exchange (FX) trading, CFD trading, spread betting and related services. Founded in 1999, the company's mission is to provide global traders with access to the world's largest and most liquid market by offering innovative trading tools, hiring excellent trading educators, meeting strict financial standards and striving for the best online trading experience in the market.

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