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What is roboquant

Roboquant is an open source algorithmic trading platform written in Kotlin. It is lightning fast, flexible, user-friendly and completely free to use.

It is designed for anyone serious about algo-trading. So whether you are a beginning retail trader or an established trading firm, roboquant can help you to quickly develop robust and fully automated trading strategies.

Simple to get started

A lot of effort and attention went into making sure roboquant is easy to use, especially for less experienced developers. The following code snippet shows all the ingredients required to run a back test.
val strategy = EMAStrategy()
val metric = AccountMetric()
val roboquant = Roboquant(strategy, metric)

val feed = CSVFeed("data/US")


  • Process millions of candles per second
  • 100x faster than Zipline or backtrader
  • Run back tests in parallel
  • Sub millisecond trading
  • Stocks, crypto, options, forex, and more
  • Multi-currency & multi-region
  • Advanced order types
  • Highly configurable simulation engine
  • Develop with Jupyter Notebooks
  • Dedicated algo-trading charts
  • 150+ technical indicators included
  • Easy to use APIs
  • All sourcecode on GitHub
  • Permissive Apache 2.0 license
  • Code contributions are appreciated
  • Welcoming community

3rd Party Providers

Any algo-trading platform requires integration with 3rd party brokers and data providers in order to be functional. So roboquant comes out-of-the-box with several integrations included: