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DARWIN Investor Risk

8 May 2015

The risk in your DARWIN portfolio is managed by Darwinex to your personal risk appetite. Sexy, isn’t it? This requires you to understand the concept of equity at risk –  which sounds intimidating. To some extent, this is deliberate: investing in trading strategies takes effort, and telling you otherwise would be misleading. But demanding also makes […]

DARWIN Investing – how to pick?

23 April 2015

If we had to list one question that tops the list of FAQ since admitting live investors to the platform – it’s that. Which DARWINs maximise long term return? Is it the ones with the best return to date? Or the ones that had the lowest drawdown within each risk level? Better still – how […]

The Investor Platform – How to get early access

3 March 2015

We’re recently opened the doors to our Investor Platform where you can trade DARWIN’s on our exchange.  This is a major milestone for Darwinex and our loyal traders and investors. Access to the investor platform will be rolled out in phases so we can be sure to keep everything in check. To help this process, […]

The DARWIN IPO Process

12 February 2015

206 years ago today, Charles Darwin was born.  As you have probably gathered, the name of our company is inspired by him and his theory of evolution. We’re a great believer in the concept of survival of the fittest and if there was a modern jungle in which you see this everyday, it would have […]

DARWIN slippage, explained

5 January 2015

Investopedia defines slippage as the difference between the expected price of a trade, and the price at which the trade is actually placed. DARWIN slippage owes to DARWIN investors’ trades generally not clearing at their providers’ level, which makes DARWIN investor performance different from DARWIN performance. By how much is transparently tracked and disclosed on the interface. Why? DARWINs track strategies […]

Risk Management – The Single Most Important Investable Attribute

11 December 2014

Risk management is the single most important investable attribute. Your grade reflects the trouble our algorithms have in transforming your strategy into an investable DARWIN. If you hold your Value at Risk constant, ideally by placing all your positions in a tight leverage range, we don’t intervene and grant you a 10/10. The moment your […]

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.