Chart Backtesting VS Portfolio Backtesting
When backtesting one strategy that is the same on a chart and in Portfolio Trader a user may encounter some discrepancies in the Strategy Performance Reports. To achieve similar results in both applications one needs to verify the following:
- Only one symbol from one data source must be used and they must be identical in both the MultiCharts Chart and the Portfolio Trader;
- The following parameters should be set identically:
- Signals’ inputs on the chart should match those in Portfolio precisely;
- Intra-Bar Order Generation has to be disabled on charts, because this mode is not available in Portfolio.
The following strategy settings should also match:
- on the Properties tab:
- on the Backtesting tab:
With all these recommendations met the backtesting results of Portoflio and charts should coincide.