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Backtester: How to Access

Backtester is a simulation commonly used in FNCE 720. If you are a student using this simulation in class, you can use this page for steps on how to access the simulation.

Before You Start 

You will need the following: 

  • Log in to the Canvas course using Backtester.
  • One of these browsers: Chrome, Firefox, or Safari.  Other browsers, including Internet Explorer, are NOT supported.

Note, there is no password needed to access Backtester. See steps for how to access the Backtester simulation below.

Step-by-step guide

  1. Login to the Canvas site for your course.
  2. Go to the Modules tab in the left-hand navigation menu and click Backtester.
  3. Click Load Backtester in a New Window.


Contact: Learning Lab

Email: with your class, section, and question.

More information on the Backtester simulation: