notebooks created on pluto
Dollar Indices on the FRED: Explore trade-weighted dollar indices on the FRED and compare other USD currency pairs, like USDINR, with trade-weighted indices.
Currency futures on the NSE: Creating a continuous series out of futures contracts.
An overview of how currency sources on pluto
Gold vs. NIFTY 50: Explore historical returns of gold vs. the NIFTY 50 Total Return (TR) index in dollars.
GOLDBEES vs. NIFTYBEES: Comparision of the two India listed ETFs.
Gold futures listed on MCX: Exploring the plethora of gold futures contracts listed on the MCX.
Density plots and summary statistics.
ggplot, quantmod are fair game.
Do active managers reduce drawdowns during downturns? Top 5 mid-cap funds by AUM at the turn 2017 show that active managers can and do navigate through drawdowns.
A tile plot to visualize sector allocations through time. A caveat: classifications can and do change over time. For example, HDFCBANK was first "BANK" and since March 2018, it is "FINANCIAL SERVICES".
Mirae Emerging Blue-chip
The Bombay Stock Exchange has its own logic to classifying stocks by sector. It gives a more consistent and granular view of allocations.
Pie charts of allocations at different periods. Got a bit tricky because the notebook bloted beyond the 1MB limit of github. So now, on exceeding the limit, markdown files with images extracted to separate files is uploaded instead. The big notebook files stays on pluto.
Use Upset charts for visualizing fund portfolio overlaps.
Fun with NASDAQOMX index data-sets
Uses a monthly return series of NIFTY 50 and MIDCAP 100 total-return indices as a stand-in for equities and short-term (< 5 year maturity) government bond total-return index as a stand-in for bonds.
Inflation tends to vary widely through time. To see what "real", i.e., after inflation, returns are, the rate of inflation needs to be subtracted from gross returns.
Introduction: Charting the performance of the long-short academic momentum factor.