How do good traders use leverage? (Part II)
25 June 2018

This post continues the discussion on optimal leverage that we began in the first part of this series. Today we shed light on the hypothesis, modelling and results phases of a study conducted by Darwinex Labs, wherein they quantitatively demonstrated the long-term impact of incremental leverage on trading strategy performance. Particular emphasis was laid on […]

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How do good traders use leverage? – Part I
25 May 2018

Good traders know that no more than between 5:1 and 10:1 D leverage is required to achieve 20% to 60% returns per annum, at 10% VaR. Background In a recent Spanish podcast episode, Darwinex CEO Juan Colón shed light on behaviours of successful DARWIN providers (traders) at Darwinex. Insights shared were as a result of […]

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The New Formula of the D-Score: Everything You Need to Know
8 May 2018

In this post we explain the new formula of the D-Score, our flagship metric that certifies the quality of listed trading strategies and their associated DARWINs. THE AIM OF THE D-SCORE Some of the most frequently asked questions by traders, of us and themselves alike, are: How does Darwinex evaluate the quality of its own algorithms? and, […]

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Now Available: Micro DAX Contracts
20 February 2019

You have asked for it, so here we go: trade the DAX index CFD (GDAXI), micro lot by micro-lot, on MT4 (0.01 increments, as opposed to currently 0.1).

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Mobile app “Darwinex for Investors” available for iOS
29 January 2019

The mobile app “Darwinex for Investors”, enabling you to invest in DARWINs from your mobile phone, is now available for iOS.

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New Feature: Multiple Live Investment Portfolios
22 January 2019

The ability to create multiple investment portfolios under the same user has been a historic petition of the Darwinex investor community. We resolved to deliver this in 2019 and here it is: from today, Darwinex investors can create more than one real investment portfolio.

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CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 77 % of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.