LABS

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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PRODUCT

We are launching single stock DARWINs in beta
9 April 2019

As resolved at the beginning of  the year and as some of you already guessed, we are launching stock DARWINs in beta.

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Skrill is back for adding and withdrawing funds
3 April 2019

We’re bringing back Skrill as a method for adding and withdrawing funds at Darwinex.

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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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CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 71 % 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.