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Dukascopy SWFX Swiss FX Marketplace

Dukascopy Europe

Dukascopy Europe IBS AS is EU licensed investment brokerage company which is 100% owned by Swiss Forex bank Dukascopy Bank SA.

In accordance with White Label Agreement with Dukascopy Bank SA, Dukascopy Europe provides to its clients an access to the Swiss Foreign Exchange Marketplace on the same conditions which are available to the clients of Dukascopy Bank.

EU license allows Dukascopy Europe to be an eligible counterparty for both private and institutional clients in any of 28 EU countries.

Investment Brokerage Services

Dukascopy Europe offers an access to the Swiss Foreign Exchange Marketplace. This market provides the largest pool of ECN spot forex liquidity available for banks, hedge funds, other institutions and professional traders.

By combining access to the Swiss Foreign Exchange Marketplace with an enhanced trading platform and strong financial services via its banking partnerships, Dukascopy Europe and SWFX Swiss FX Marketplace continues to set the global industry-standard for ECN forex trading. 

SWFX - Swiss Foreign Exchange Marketplace

The Swiss Foreign Exchange Marketplace (SWFX) is the technological solution for Forex trading utilizing a centralized-decentralized marketplace model. Its successful launch is the result of a close cooperation with selected banks, other institutions, Forex marketplaces and providers of technological solutions.

The SWFX Marketplace allows trading between market participants in a centralized-decentralized environment. In this exchange, both buy-side and sell-side participants interact on an equal footing.

The SWFX Swiss FX Marketplace is the Dukascopy Bank's proprietary technological solution and registered trademark.

The Dukascopy Europe trading platform provides an array of tools for risk management and control over the order execution. Clients may trade billions of dollars in a secure “one-click” trading environment. Support is also provided by a 24/6 trading desk if clients need to trade over the phone. 

History of Dukascopy Group

1998 Dukascopy Trading Technologies Corp. 
Dukascopy project was launched in 1998 by a group of physicists headed by Dr. Andre Duka Their mission was to research, develop and implement complex financial system via novel mathematical and econophysical techniques.

1999 Dukascopy Trading Platform 

Dukascopy commences development of its Trading platform.

2004 Dukascopy – Swiss Brokerage House 
Dukascopy was created in 2004. Its mission was to serve the financial community with its advanced technological solution.

2006 Dukascopy – SWFX - Swiss FX Marketplace 
Dukascopy launched the SWFX Swiss FX Marketplace.

2008 Preparation for Banking License Application
Dukascopy commences activities, necessary in order to comply with Swiss Banking requirements and to apply for Swiss Banking License.

2009 Banking License Application
Dukascopy files its Banking License Application to the FINMA.

2010 Dukascopy Bank SA
Dukascopy has been authorized by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA to conduct banking activities.

2011 Dukascopy Europe - new member of Dukascopy Group
In May 2011, Dukascopy Bank SA finalized a purchase of EU licensed investment brokerage company. This company now is called Dukascopy Europe and has become a new member of Dukascopy Swiss Banking Group.