Importing Candles

You need historical candles to run backtest simulations.

🎥 Video Tutorial

In case you prefer watching a video, here's a short screencast about candles in Jesseopen in new window.

To start importing candles head over to the "Import Candles" page. There, you will be able to choose the exchange, Symbol, and the Start Date. There's no Finish Date input because Jesse will always import until the same day (today).

For example to import candles for BTC-USDT from Binance since 2018-06-01 until this very moment:



Next time, to keep your data storage up to date try running with the same inputs without worry, and duplicate candles will be skipped. So you can run the same import session as many times as you like to always have the latest candles without waiting a long time on every import session.

Supported exchanges

So far, the below exchanges are supported for importing candles and running backtests:

  • Binance Spot
  • Binance US Spot
  • Binance Perpetual Futures Testnet
  • Binance Perpetual Futures
  • Bitfinex Spot
  • Coinbase Spot
  • FTX Spot
  • FTX US Spot
  • FTX Perpetual Futures
  • Bybit USDT Perpetual Testnet
  • Bybit USDT Perpetual

To see the list supported exchanges for live trading please check this page.