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Nifty Backtested results- King Keltner Strategy

Updated: May 30

A few weeks ago, we shared with you the King Keltner Strategy for catching market trend. (You can re-look at it here.)

To test the robustness of this strategy, we applied it to Nifty and backtested it for the year 2019.

The trade set up was as follows:

Enter Long when: Today's movAvg is greater than yesterday's

AND Close >= upBand

Enter Short when: Today's movAvg is less than yesterday's

AND Close <= dnBand

Exit Long when: Close <= liquidPoint

Exit Short when: Close >= liquidPoint

movAvg = Average(((High + Low + Close)/3),40)

upBand = movAvg + Average(TrueRange,40)

dnBand = movAvg – Average(TrueRange,40)

liquidPoint = Average(((High + Low + Close)/3),40)


Below is the signal generation chart:


Results of the strategy are:


While the drawdown graph looks like:


Overall, the trading outcome is quite positive.


What do you think will happen if we add a profit target or a stop loss to this strategy?


View more strategy backtested results here

View trading strategy ideas here

View use cases here


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