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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
As you may already have noticed, we’ve launched a new feature recently that both DARWIN providers and investors will find useful. Until now, values for only the average monthly divergence and latency were displayed on a DARWIN’s listing. This latest update now also enables you to visualize the evolution of divergence over time. What is divergence? […]
Quote your MT5 trading strategy, make it investable by creating a DARWIN and tap investment capital on the Darwin Exchange. If a while back we offered a warm welcome to MT5, today we inform you that you can darwinize* them in order to be able to tap the currently 54mn invested into traders on the […]
Your wish is our command. Some time ago you asked us to check how invested capital in DARWINs had evolved over time, and to compare its curve with that of other metrics such as return or D-Score. Said and done, there you have it! Where is it? We have incorporated the brand-new chart inside the […]
CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 73 % 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.