Calculating triangular arbitrage lot size for a perfectly hedged triangular arbitrage ring is straightforward once you understand the simple math behind the prices. To get started you need three related pairs that form a ring or triangle, and simultaneous prices from those three pairs.
Triangular arbitrage opportunities can be easily identified using bid and ask quotes. In this article I describe formulas for computing triangular arbitrage using bid and ask quotes. It is worth noting that the triangular arbitrage computation using bid and ask prices is a bit more complex than simply using close prices.
Triangular arbitrage involves placing offsetting transactions in three forex currencies to exploit a market inefficiency for a theoretical risk free trade. In practice, there is substantial execution risk in employing a triangular arbitrage or tri arb strategy which may make it difficult to profit for retail traders. However, a knowledge of triangular arbitrage mechanics can enable forex traders to understand better how market prices self-regulate.
Multi-currency mean reversion is one of the safest entry strategies available to forex traders. It has a simple definition, can be traded visually and it works very well, provided you are trading correlated currency pairs.
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Multi-currency mean reversion, also known as statistical arbitrage, is one of the safest entry strategies available to forex traders. It has a simple definition, can be traded visually by anyone and it works very well, provided you are trading correlated currency pairs. In this post, I’ll share how I use two simple indicators to find profitable mean reversion trades, at almost no risk and without going into the mathematics of it.
Learn how to pick forex pairs to trade reversals using a multi-instrument technical valuation model.
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One of the most difficult problems we traders face is choosing what symbols to trade at any given time, because not all symbols offer the same probability of price movement measured against their intrinsic volatility. As traders, our available funds and free margin are limited, which means that we need to allocate them properly if we are to thrive.