Quantitative Trading Using Sentiment Analysis

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Date and Time

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

04:00 PM GMT | 12:00 PM EST | 09:30 PM IST

About Sentiment Analysis

Sentiment Analysis. also known as opinion mining, is the process of computationally identifying and categorizing opinions expressed in a piece of text, especially in order to determine whether the writer's attitude towards a particular topic, product, etc. is positive, negative, or neutral. The analysis finds significant prominence in social media, stock markets, law, policy making, sociology and even customer service.

Session Contents

  • How Sentiment Analysis works
  • Designing Trading Strategies using Sentiment Analysis
  • Historical analysis of profitability – Case studies
  • Pitfalls in using Sentiment Analysis and how to avoid them

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Speaker's Profile

Rajib-Ranjan-Borah

Rajib Ranjan Borah, Co-founder, iRageCapital Advisory

Rajib designs High Frequency Trading Strategies for Asian exchanges and works with other exchanges & institutions to design educational programs. He has been an invited speaker at conferences like "UChicago Quant Trading Conference" and “5th Annual Conference: Behavioural Models & Sentiment Analysis Applied to Finance”, July 2015 in London, on sentiment analysis and high frequency trading in America, Europe and Asia.

 

He has a post-graduate management degree from Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, a bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering from National Institute of Technology Surathkal as well as internship experiences with Bloomberg in New York (equity option derivatives research) & with Solutia's EMEA strategy HQ in Belgium.

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