Custom forex backtester

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  • backtrader

    Python Backtesting library for trading strategies


    :mag_right: :chart_with_upwards_trend: :snake: :moneybag: Backtest trading strategies in Python. is a good option. It should be pretty easy to make strategy to suite your needs.

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  • zipline

    Zipline, a Pythonic Algorithmic Trading Library

    However if you need to take into account more market effects, I suggest that you look into zipline (however the learning curve is steeper and it can be hard to implement custom ideas).

  • fast-trade

    low code backtesting library utilizing pandas and technical analysis indicators

    I wrote fast-trade to answer exactly questions like this

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