[WEBINAR] Quantitative Trading Using Sentiment Analysis

Date and Time

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

04:00 PM GMT | 12:00 PM EST | 09:30 PM IST

About Sentiment Analysis

Sentiment Analysis. also known as opinion mining, is the process of computationally identifying and categorizing opinions expressed in a piece of text, especially in order to determine whether the writer’s attitude towards a particular topic, product, etc. is positive, negative, or neutral. The analysis finds significant prominence in social media, stock markets, law, policy making, sociology and even customer service.

Session Contents

  • How Sentiment Analysis works
  • Designing Trading Strategies using Sentiment Analysis
  • Historical analysis of profitability – Case studies
  • Pitfalls in using Sentiment Analysis and how to avoid them

Suggested Reading

Download an Excel trading Model
Overview of the conference in Singapore on Sentiment Analysis in Finance
Previous webinar on Sentiment Analysis

Speaker’s Profile


Rajib Ranjan Borah, Co-founder, iRageCapital Advisory

Rajib designs High Frequency Trading Strategies for Asian exchanges and works with other exchanges & institutions to design educational programs. He has been an invited speaker at conferences like “UChicago Quant Trading Conference” and “5th Annual Conference: Behavioural Models & Sentiment Analysis Applied to Finance”, July 2015 in London, on sentiment analysis and high frequency trading in America, Europe and Asia.

He has a post-graduate management degree from Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, a bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering from National Institute of Technology Surathkal as well as internship experiences with Bloomberg in New York (equity option derivatives research) & with Solutia’s EMEA strategy HQ in Belgium.

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