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Available under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike 4.0 International Licence

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In IAENG Transactions on Engineering Technologies Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, 229. Springer Science+Business Media, 2013.



An approach to analysing a financial time series using the Kolmogorov-Feller Equation is considered, in particular, the Generalised Kolmogorov-Feller Equation (GKFE) subject to variations in the Stochastic Volatility. Using the Mittag-Leffler memory function, we derive an expression for the Impulse Response Function associated with a short time window of data which is then used to derive an algorithm for computing a new index using a standard moving window process. It is shown that application of this index to financial time series, subject to a low volatility condition, correlates with the start, direction and end of a trend depending on the sampling rate of the time series and the look-back window or "period that is used. An example of this is provided in the paper using MetaTrader4.