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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 […]

Introducing the new 10% VaR DARWINS

30 March 2017

As recently announced, 20% VaR DARWINs will be gradually discontinued from the launch of Darwinex Reloaded (amongst other improvements explained in previous posts). We’ll explain in the coming days how real money 20% VaR DARWINS will be gradually wound down, because they won’t co-exist with 10 % VaR ones in the new environment. Whilst 20% VaR DARWINS extinction […]

The new Risk Manager 2.0 (Part 3)

15 March 2017

This is the third post of our series of articles regarding the new Risk Manager. If you still have not read them, we recommend that you read the first post about the reduction of VaR from 20% to 10% and the second post in which we spoke about the changes in the calculation of the VaR. […]

The new Risk Manager 2.0 (Part 2)

7 March 2017

As we explained in our last post, the launch of Darwinex reloaded will bring important changes in the functionality of our Risk Manager. How you already know at this stage, the Risk Manager is one of the fundamental pillars of Darwinex, controlling the investor risk in an independent manner from the trader and maintaining the […]

Darwinex Filters 2.0 & DARWIN Providers’ equity

1 September 2016

As you may recall, a couple of weeks ago we launched the new Darwinex filters that allow you to pick those  DARWINS that are on fire, trending, promising, etc. (you can find further info about our filters here). This week, we are introducing a new filter and an upgrade to the filters launched a couple of […]

Execution report section

29 June 2016

Perhaps because currencies are THE oldest asset around, spot foreign exchange trading remained over the counter (OTC) over the years and has yet to move onto regulated exchanges the way other asset classes (think spot equities, futures, interest rates, etc.) have long done. When it comes to the independent traders, this is bad news. OTC trading is OK as long as […]