When starting a new notebook, begin by setting up your environment. Remember to import all of the relevant SigTech and third party libraries.
Save time when setting up your notebook and building recurring strategies by using our pre-built code snippets.
SigTech’s example notebooks are a great way to learn the platform but beware, any changes you make to the notebooks will be lost when updates occur. Move example notebooks into your workspace to edit them.
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When programming within Research, retrieve the documentation associated with an object by adding a
?to its name and running the cell.
When programming within Research, retrieve the documentation and source code associated with an object by adding
??to its name and running the cell.
When programming within Research, retrieve a list of all methods associated with an object by adding
.to its name and pressing the
Navigate through our available data to find visualisations of financial instruments, and the code necessary to incorporate them into your strategies.
The SigTech framework defaults to London time. This can be altered when initialising your environment.
Do you want to consider transaction costs when running a strategy? Set the
Do you want to replace missing data points with the previous available value? Set the
Do you want to fix a date before which no instrument history will be returned? Set the
Do you only want to see time series data from a specific provider? Set the
Don’t forget to configure your environment with the
To destroy your configured environment and clear the cache, use the