Tradesignal

Leading Edge Analysis Tools

View multiple time frames at different levels of granularity

Drag and Drop strategies directly to your charts

Create, design and test own strategies with Equilla/ Python

Easy to use charting with powerful tools

Supporting The Decision Making Of Traders, Portfolio Managers and Analysts.

Tradesignals’ easy-to-use tools offer traders, analysts and portfolio managers the flexibility to utilise functionalities such as drag and drop to augment their experience. Equilla/Python languages allow users to develop and backtest their trading and portfolio management strategies. Users have the ability to create their own strategies or use one of the hundreds of predefined out of the box strategies to exploit opportunities and manage risks objectively. This solution integrates seamlessly with Joule, allowing you to extract data for chart analysis, backtesting and optimisation.

The Tradesignal features include the following:
  • Ability to create custom indicators, spreads and strategies in Equilla and Python
  • Over 200 out of the box technical indicators and strategies available
  • A combination of Multi Time Frame charts of different granularity
  • All strategies are easily back-tested and optimised.
  • Easy visualisation of seasonality and forward curves
  • Watchlists with Dashboard-function for optimal market overview of portfolios
  • Versatile alert functions
  • 12 combinable chart types, including Bar, Candlestick, Renko, Heikin Ashi, Point & Figure, Three-Line Break, Kagi and Market Profile™
  • Detect chart patterns automatically
  • View automatic trendlines and targets for Point & Figure charts

Easy to use charting with powerful tools, flexible layout and personalisation

Easy to use charting with powerful tools, flexible layout and personalisation
Create, design and test own strategies using Equilla or Python
Combine different data sources and custom functions to create powerful integrated strategies, with clear indicators
Creation of formula symbols such as custom spreads
Team collaboration through easy to share workspaces

Enhance your decision making

Enhance your decision making using the right charts and indicators

Tradesignal’s charts and indicators provide energy traders with quick and easy access to historical prices and powerful tools for technical analysis to help them spot trading ideas and systematically execute strategies.

Stay on top of changing trends

The Tradesignal charting tool provides an alert function to inform you of any change in trend making it easier to stay on top of market changes.  The candlestick chart allows energy traders to view overbought or oversold zones (in accordance with RSI).

Trend indicator uses colour coding to visually define the direction of the trend.
Momentum charts can be used to provide confirmation of trends observed using other indicators and help support trading decisions.
Systematic use of season effects

Energy markets exhibit noticeable seasonal behaviours with historical data providing invaluable insight into future projections. This charting tool highlights these trends by showing historical seasonal average (blue line) with bands representing the max or min historical price seen for that particular day.

Automatically find candlestick chart patterns

The chart uses an indicator that automatically finds candlestick chart patterns. As soon as a particular pattern occurs outside of the Bollinger Bands, a symbol highlights the respective candle. Tradesignal recognizes over 80 candlestick patterns and alerts you in real time.

Point and figure charts with automatic interpretation

Point and figure charts allow traders and analysts to visualise price movements over nonlinear time intervals, providing an additional perspective for trend analysis. This chart type features special indicators to automatically add trend lines, support and resistance levels as well as price targets

Don’t miss opportunities

Watchlists are a powerful tool that allows you to effectively and simply view market activity while saving valuable screen real estate. Alerts can be set up to notify a trader of potential trading opportunities and custom workspaces allowing a user to quickly switch between products on a preset selection of charts.

Analyse Your Trading Strategies

Analyse your trading strategies prior to trading

Tradesignal allows traders to apply a vast range of trading strategies, indicators and views to enhance decision making.

The ability to decide your entry and exit trading and investment decisions based on systematic strategic information, allows traders to effectively time and manage their decisions. Access to a myriad of out-of the-box modules allows users to backtest scenarios on individual instruments to entire portfolios using historical data. Immediate performance reporting allows you to assess profitability, risk and a host of metrics on your strategies before trading. In addition, all predefined parameters of a strategy can each be modified and individual modules can be combined with each other, creating very powerful strategies all done via the drag and drop functionality.

Quickly visualise the breakout strategy and integrate profit target view

The breakout strategy allows you to view long or short positions based on the current trend. The chart also displays when your predefined profit is reached, thus when the position will then be closed. 

Displays the Long or Short positions
Shows the shows the equity curve
Utilise systematic portfolio management to assist in decision making

The Tradesignal solution allows you to apply trading strategies to portfolios, with multiple views allowing you to easily visualise the  equity curve, the portfolio position and the P&L of each position all in real time. 

Here is a example sector ETF portfolio (top left), the constituents can be added and subtracted at will and the portfolio strategy will automatically update. The equity curve of the entire portfolio, based on the outcome of the applied strategy, is shown below the list.

Clicking on the portfolio member from the list brings up a chart of that instrument ‘s position and analysis, working as a flip-book of charts through a custom portfolio.
The position manager shows all information in real time, for example, the P&L of each position and order details.
Analyse data and make clearer decisions using back-testing optimisation

Take advantage of the optimisation feature to optimise and backtest strategies. Optimise the appropriate stop size, a price target, the input period or any parameters required for the indicators. With 50+ configurable metrics including drawdown, Sharpe ratio and profit factor you can perform a detailed assessment of the quality of your strategy.

There are various types of optimisation available, so large amounts of data can be analysed quickly and effectively. The example below shows a simple crossover strategy based on two moving averages with different period lengths. The optimiser then runs through all possible combinations of the parameters, over a user defined range.

How Robust Is Your Trading Strategy?

Optimisation results are displayed in an easy to read color heatmap providing you with an efficient and comprehensive overview to determine which combination of parameters generate positive or negative results allowing you to make an informed decision about the robustness of your trading strategy.

Based on the metrics chosen for the X:Y:Z axis, the optimiser chart is formed on the left with corresponding numeric data on the right
The Performance Report

Having completed the backtesting and optimisation process, you are then provided with a detailed performance report which depicts a vast array of metrics relating to the optimised strategy, such as drawdown & return on account and the Sharpe ratio. Additionally, you will be able to assess and adjust the effectiveness of your stops and price targets using the list of all trades.

This performance report shows the metrics on the left and the profit or loss in relation to the drawdown on the right.

You can very quickly see possible “outlier trades”; like the four trades here closed between $ 16,000 to $ 20,000 (green triangles)
Here you can see if drawdown is limited to 15,000 USD, you may lose 3-4 winning trades (green triangles), but you also avoid numerous losing trades (red triangles)

Equilla: algo coding made simple

Evolve Your Algo Trading Strategies Using Equilla

Equilla is an easy to use formula language, all indicators and trading strategies in Tradesignal use it and this code can be viewed at any time. You can very quickly and easily create your own algo trading strategies from hundreds of modules and implement synthetic securities such as spreads. There is also a handy wizard which you can use to programme. Trayport and Tradesignal offers dedicated personal consultants from our quantitative or technical analysis departments are on hand to help with any queries you may have.

Equilla – Coding made simple

All the built-in modular functions make it much easier to program than traditional programming languages. The syntax is simple and can be read in plain English.

This example shows the simplicity: A crossover of two long and short averages with the corresponding buy and sell signals. Any parameters in the inputs will be able to be optimised.
Easily Create Synthetic Securities

Using Equilla, you can quickly and easily create synthetic securities such as spreads with the ability to combine tickers from multiple data sources

Use strategy wizard to write your code in 3 easy steps

Tradesignals strategy wizard allows you to automate the programming of your algo trading strategy by delegating it to the built-in strategy wizard in 3 easy steps.

Step 1:

Select the rules for entry and exit

Step 2:

The strategy wizard creates the Equilla code

Step 3:

View the final code created in the strategy wizard. In this example a simple strategy that trades only on Tuesdays when the market is in an uptrend was created. The position is set to be closed when a specific holding time is exceeded

Automated market scanning

Automatically scan your markets using your predefined criteria.

Tradesignal’s market scanner provides you with the ability to automatically scan the energy market using your predefined criteria, giving you oversight of any change in market conditions whilst allowing you to focus on other activities.

Identify The Next Outperformer

The Filter Data tool allows you to filter instruments based on your criteria, for example instruments that are in a long-term uptrend, but have recently reached an oversold condition. You are also able to apply a filter for sufficiently high liquidity, for example volume >100 allowing you to select markets which are sufficiently liquid

Here is the expression to show the close, averages, RSI and volume parameters.
Detailed Analysis in one place

The market scanner provides an easy to read customisable table, alongside analysis which is displayed within the corresponding flip chart

Quickly Identify Changing Trends

Scan your markets according to any criteria. The market scanner tells you for example which Instruments have reached a new all-time high.

Next Steps

Enquire About Tradesignal

For more information about Tradesignal, please get in touch with our team using our form or call us on +44 (0) 20 7960 5511. Alternatively, feel free to book a demo session with one of our product specialists or attend one of our upcoming webinars.

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