Welcome to Nyxar’s documentation!

Nyxar (NyxTrader) is a platform for quantitative trading on 24/7 markets, with modules for data mining, strategy backtesting, paper trading, and live trading. Nyxar is particularly suitable for trading on cryptocurrency markets.


  • Event based backtesting with simulative exchange. Minimal difference between live trading and backtesting algorithms.
  • Multiple source of datafeed supported: mainstream cryptocurrency exchanges, quandal, csv file or pandas dataframe.
  • Built-in indicators (SMA, EMA, RSI, …) for building your own trading strategy.
  • Built-in analyzers (Sharpe ratio, drawdown, …), cross-validation, and hypothesis testing for benchmarking your strategy.

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