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Hedging DARWIN Portfolio Risk with $DWC
18 July 2017

In this blog post, we’ll discuss how DARWIN Investors can diversify away some of the excess risk posed to their portfolios by Loss Aversion, a common and well-researched phenomenon in behavioural finance. In particular, we’ll discuss why it makes sense to include DARWIN $DWC in a portfolio that’s partially or entirely composed of loss averse […]

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Mean Reversion Tests on DARWIN $DWC
9 July 2017

In a previous post – Quantitative Modeling for Algorithmic Traders – we discussed the importance of Expectation, Variance, Standard Deviation, Covariance and Correlation. In this post we’ll discuss how those concepts can be applied to DARWIN assets. As a practical example, we will employ a series of statistical tests to assess if DARWIN $DWC is […]

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$DWC – A Real Time Sentiment Index & Security
5 July 2017

Fundamental and Technical trading indicators have long been used as a proxy for market sentiment. But by definition, these indicators have always lagged the movements they’ve been used to forecast. With the advent of “Big Data”, social data too has joined the ranks, e.g. Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, with various attempts being made to harness any […]

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Increasing investment capacity through leverage on the Darwinex platform
8 August 2017

If as a DARWIN investor you have the leverage option enabled, there is a way to increase your investment amount in the event that you have a profitable open position in a given DARWIN.   By way of example, let’s assume that: We have €5,000 invested in a DARWIN, The open P/L is €1,000. The […]

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Diversification rebates for investors
12 April 2017

Since the launch of Darwinex Reloaded, the investors in our platform are receiving a daily bonus in the form of return of execution commission: the new diversification rebates. So why have we decided to introduce this new incentive for investors? Many will think that we have gone mad, others that it is a dream come […]

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The transition from 20% to 10% of the monthly VaR
2 April 2017

As we have already explained in our previous articles, one of the main changes in Darwinex reloaded is the reduction of the monthly VaR of the DARWINS to 10%. At the time of introducing the new DARWINS with the the new risk profile, we have had to face up to various operational challenges: What do we […]

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