LABS

Automated Tick Data Collection & Storage with R, MetaTrader, and a VPS
13 April 2018

Let’s continue where we left off in our last post on tick data collection. If you missed it, it’s important that you familiarise yourself with its contents first. Here’s the link again: https://blog.darwinex.com/download-tick-data-metatrader/ Therein, we promised a follow-up post that would discuss an approach for retail traders to automate tick data collection with the R […]

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How To Download Tick Data in MetaTrader 4 & 5
28 March 2018

This post describes how to download and save tick data offline, from both MT4 and MT5. Functional code samples (MetaTrader indicators) have been provided via GitHub, along with instructions on how to download and use them to begin extracting tick data from MetaTrader 4 or 5. Each tick data point extracted using this post’s implementation contains: […]

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Sharpe Ratio – A Reliable Measure of Performance?
8 March 2018

This post describes some of the shortcomings of the Sharpe Ratio, that render it a non-optimal tool for measuring the performance of a trading strategy. For your convenience, the remainder of this post is organized as follows: What is the Sharpe Ratio and what is it used for? Where and how does the Sharpe Ratio […]

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TIPS

Curve of past investments per DARWIN in your portfolio chart
17 April 2018

The new “Chart” section in the DARWINs Terminal, not only shows the return curve of the DARWINs in which you are currently invested in, but also the possibility to display your past DARWIN investments (you may click on the “History” and “Performance fee” tabs to check all your past investments). The following short GIF explains […]

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Limits in conditional orders for DARWINs
16 April 2018

As part of Darwinex’ system performance optimisation, we’ve decided to put a curb on the number of conditional orders for DARWIN. The limits are as follows: 5 20 conditional orders per type and DARWIN (5x 20x Stop Loss, 5x 20x Buy Limit, 5x 20x Take Profit) 60 200 conditional orders per portfolio in total We’ve […]

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New filter: “Under the Radar” DARWINs
10 April 2018

Today we launch a new DARWIN filter called “Under the Radar”. There are now more than 1700 DARWINs listed on the Exchange and open to investment. We are thrilled that so many independent traders have placed their trust in us and aspire to fast-track their trading evolution through the third party capital available on our […]

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