Draw a candlestick chart with mplfinance and Plotly

Background This post is a memo when I touched mplfinance and Plotly for graph drawing in Python. I tried creating a candlestick chart using a pandas DataFrame from a csv file of dollar-yen data in Python. When I googled how to do, I found that it could be easily drawn with mplfinance or Plotly, so I tried these, I was particularly surprised at the functionality of Plotly. First of all, when I was looking for something that could be drawn with matplotlib, I found out that there was something called mplfinance which is an update of the old version of mpl-finance (only the hyphen is different …) and seems to be easier to handle than mpl-finance. For more information please refer to GitHub. Also, I think I can draw a nice graph using Plotly (official site). From version 4, it seems that it is easier to use because it can be used for free (MIT license) without declaring the offline mode ( By the way, it seems that the functions of the former online mode have been separated and transferred to chart-studio. There are other similar tools such as seaborn and Bokeh, but I didn’t touch them because I felt […]