Skycastle Group

Trading & Research

Why do i need trading and research?

As a retail trader to keep your finger on the pulse is tough enough, with so much information why are we a cut above the rest?
At Skycastle we cut through the noise to bring and add value to you and your trading by giving you actionable insight into the markets, constantly looking to find an edge with our proprietary trading strategies

Platform Providers

Leveraging off multiple service providers to make sure each clients needs are met

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Services

  1. World class trading platforms
  2. Advisory Services
  3. Phone in trades
  4. Local & International Trade tips via SMS and Email on our 4 quadrant approach
      • Intra day & Swing
      • Trend Following
      • Pair Trading
      • Structural & Special opportunities

Actionable research

  1. Daily Skycastle Newsletter
  2. Macro & Micro Investment Research

What is the Quadrant approach?

We have developed our own proprietary 4 quadrant approach, in order to manage risk better and to be able to run our strategies to take advantage of all market types.

Using our own proprietary built software we have quantitative methods of analysis various securities by doing extensive back testing, forward testing & optimization couple by the qualitative filter of being overlaid with our teams years of experience as an additional layer of oversight, we have developed highly probably trading strategies that meet each quadrants criteria. (Skycastle has built its own proprietary quantitative software which we have used to develop this new approach, using our own in house models we have crafted market leading strategies to assist in portfolio implementation)

If you really simply everything one can break the market down int 4 main factors

  • Bullish
  • Bearish
  • Sideways or consolidating
  • Volatility

Now our aim is to diversify trading strategies and achieve uncorrelated returns within a portfolio by using a blend of trading strategies and risk management principles, within each quadrant we run different trading strategies focusing on the points below:

Intraday & Swing Trading

    • Volatile markets
    • Momentum
    • Mean reversion
    • Range trades

Trend Following

  • Bullish trends
  • Bearish trends
  • Momentum
  • Mean reversion

Pair Trading

    • Volatile markets
    • Mean reversion
    • Momentum
    • Stripping out: Currency, Sector & Market risk

Structural and special oppertunities

    • Volatile markets
    • Mean reversion
    • Momentum
    • Macro & Micro overview
local trade ideas

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International Trade Ideas

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Skycastle is a South African based group of companies specializing in Investment and Trading solutions in South African and Global financial markets, providing services that are critical to Investors and active traders across the globe.

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