Dear Trader, There are exciting news regarding Trader contest: Dukascopy has dramatically modified the Trader contest rules. The new rules are simpler and more interesting for participants and followers! First of all, a new rating calculation scheme has been introduced: According to the new rules, importance of trading performance has been significantly increased. The complex system of Dukascopy points has been transformed to a transparent "Order quality" category – the more pending orders, the higher the score! Secondly, the new Popularity now depends on the number of subscribers from Social Trading contest. Attract more subscribers and increase your popularity by showing proper trading! Thirdly, according to the new rules, commenting trades is not obligatory any more. Traders are encouraged to keep record of their trading in Trader Blog. Each commented day will be awarded at the end of the month! Be careful – poor quality, SPAM and off-topic will minus the points. Other traders will help to detect it. Never miss an opportunity to trade! Android and iOS platforms are available for trading in the Contest. So grab a mobile device and score those green pips anywhere, anytime! Attention: Participating in Trader contest automatically means participating in Signal Provider Grand Prix with additional prizes! Consistently show great results in Trader contest and become the Trader of the Year! The title and 5,000 USD prize goes to the trader who has been showing the highest profitability for the last 12 months in the Signal Provider Grand Prix contest. The title Trader of the year will be granted each season – Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter. There are several prize nominations for best long-term traders! Don't lose the chance to be listed among the best! It is still not too late to register for Trader contest in December! Kind regards, Dukascopy Team
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On Sunday 27 October, clocks in Europe are turned back one hour as daylight saving time ends. Please note that there will be no change in the opening hour of our systems on Sunday and the daily settlement done at 21:00 GMT / 5pm EST.
European clients may take note that the market opening will be done at 22:00 CET / Swiss Time.
Daylight savings time ends Sunday 3 November in North America. Market opening of our systems and daily settlement will be done at 22:00 GMT / 5pm EST / 23:00 CET / Swiss Time.
From now on, the clients of Dukascopy Europe IBS AS can instantly open an account by scans for an amount up to 7’500 EUR/10’000 USD. This limit applies to the clients who deposit funds from an account with a bank registered in any EU country, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Hong Kong, India, Republic of Korea, Mexico, Singapore, South Africa or Switzerland.
Residents of almost 90 other countries and territories can open an account by scans if the total amount of their deposit does not exceed 2’000 EUR.
Dukascopy Europe IBS AS is an EU-based investment brokerage company which is 100% owned by Dukascopy Bank SA. The trading conditions for the clients of Dukascopy Europe are the same as for the clients of Dukascopy Bank SA. In addition, the clients of Dukascopy Europe can benefit from the leverage up to 1:300 and fund their accounts by debit or credit card.
Gold and Silver (XAU/USD and XAG/USD) trading will stop at 17:00 GMT on Monday 14 October 2013 for US market closure. Metals trading will resume normally in Asia at 22:00 GMT.
Beware of lower liquidity in all open instruments during the US trading hours on 14th of October.