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Backtest results

Position Trades Duration Win rate Win/loss Avg win Avg loss Return
Long 10 4.5 20% 25% 1.6% -0.8% -3.4%
Short 5 4.2 40% 67% 1.9% -3.2% -5.9%

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Trading Performance

Exponential Moving Average



Position Trades Duration Win Rate Win/Loss Avg Win Avg Loss Return
LONG 35 8.8 0.23% 0.30% 9.3% -3.1% -9.3%
SHORT 34 14.2 0.44% 0.75% 13.0% -4.1% 113.6%


Technical Analysis

Metals X (MLX.AX)



Last Signal:


Trading: SELL @ $0.245
Signal Strength: STRONG

Indicator can be used in isolation or in additional to another technical indicator to confirmation for trading entry. This indicator has the ability to highlight trends across numerous timeframes. This indicator has the ability to smooth historical results to illustrate trend initiation and status. Although this is a simple trend following indicator & can provide good results when coupled with the right indicator. Note, this indicator does not work well in ranging markets producing unwanted whipsaws and false signals.

Metals X (ASX:MLX) currently has a confirmed downtrend. Recent trading has caused the EMA 15 day average to move below the closing price confirming the short term trend following indicator. Currently, the return on EMA15 is -3.9%.

An exponential moving average (EMA) is a type of moving average that is similar to a simple moving average except that more weight is given to the latest data. It’s also known as the exponentially weighted moving average. This type of moving average reacts faster to recent price changes than a simple moving average.

Calculation: Exponential Moving Average:
1) Initial SMA: n period sum / n;
2) Multiplier: (2 / (Time periods + 1));
3) EMA: {Close – EMA (previous day)} x multiplier + EMA (previous day).


Stock Exchange: ASX
Company: Metals X
Ticker Codes: | MLX.AX | ASX:MLX |

About Metals X (ASX:MLX):

Metals X Limited engages in the operation of tin and copper mines; and exploration and development of base metals projects in Australia. It operates through Renison Tin Operations, Wingellina Nickel Project, Nifty Copper Operations, and Maroochydore Copper Project segments. The company holds a 50% interest in the Renison tin project located the west coast of Tasmania; and interest in the Nifty copper project and the Maroochydore copper project in Western Australia. It also holds 100% interests in the Central Musgrave project that covers an area of 1,957 square kilometers of exploration tenure, including the Wingellina nickel deposit, the Claude Hills nickel deposit, and the Mt Davies exploration prospects located in the Central Musgrave Ranges. Metals X Limited was incorporated in 2004 and is based in Perth, Australia.

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