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Dukascopy Bank is announcing that Dukascopy TV (Swiss Financial Television) will be available in seven languages. At this stage, the TV is supported in English, Spanish, Russian, and Chinese. In the near future German, French, and Arabic versions of Dukascopy TV will be publicly introduced. With these changes Dukascopy is aiming to appeal to a significantly broader audience.
Dukascopy TV started out as English language financial television four-and-a-half years ago. The main format is economic news, analysis, and interviews on topics of global significance as well as a more focused look at the Forex market. TV project has reached the point where Dukascopy produces on average 15 programmes per day.
Currently, Dukascopy TV is broadcasting from Geneva, London, Riga, and Kiev, and is expanding its correspondent network to Moscow, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Kuala Lumpur, Madrid, and United Arab Emirates.
Stay tuned with Dukascopy TV!
Dukascopy is proud to announce the official release of a new visual programming tool – Visual JForex. Visual JForex has effective and intuitive interface, which lets you use the drag-and-drop functionality to build JForex strategies. This platform allows building automated strategies in 30 minutes with no coding or programming knowledge. Since the release of the beta version two weeks ago, we have received much feedback from excited customers. It is planned that JForex visual will remain in beta version until the 1st of June. Please click here for additional information.
During the MENA Forex Show in Dubai, Dukascopy Bank was named "The Biggest Forex Retail Broker 2013." Dukascopy Bank is proud to have received this award. Alain Broyon, CEO of Dukascopy Bank, mentions: "The JForex Platform has become more and more popular and represents a leading platform among the industry. We are really proud of this success and we would like to thank all of our clients and business partners for their contribution."
Dukascopy Bank is pleased to announce the launch of the Jforex Sub-White Label Solution allowing Dukascopy Bank’s White Label Partners to provide the Jforex white label solution to their own network of brokers and banks, with same liquidity and data feed as Dukascopy Bank.
Luis Sanchez, Head of Institutional Sales Europe & America mentions: "This technological step will allow all our partners to leverage their JForex offering. It follows multiple demands from our partners. This is an excellent win-win business opportunity.
This development represents another powerful step of Dukascopy Bank upon strong demands to support expansion of the JForex platform technology around the world".
Dukascopy Bank is delighted to announce a partnership with Japanese broker AFT FX. AFT FX is a leading broker based in Tokyo serving professional and private clients. The Japanese brokerage will offer Dukascopy Bank's state-of-the-art trading technology, with same execution standard and same liquidity. The datafeed may include the volume commission.
Commenting on the partnership, Alain Broyon, CEO of Dukascopy Bank said: "We are pleased to form this partnership with a leading Japanese broker offering our trading technology JForex to Japanese domiciled clients. The highly competitive Japanese market represents an opportunity for our bank to provide advanced technology solution with high execution standard."
AFT FX's Chief Executive Officer Mr. Meigetsu Miyashiro mentioned "I am confident that our partnership with Dukascopy Bank, which operates the highly-liquid SWFX ECN (electronic communications network), is a good opportunity for us to expand our FX business further. By introducing the firm's well-regarded and technologically-advanced trading solution, we will be able to offer our clients a high-quality, professional-level service combining price transparency and liquidity. Further, by connecting our own innovative trading tools to the advanced API provided by Dukascopy Bank, we will go on to deliver new ways to trade FX. On top of that, we look forward to our new partner's automated trading and support systems to provide more trading opportunities to our clients."
Dukascopy Bank is pleased to announce the continuing reduction of spreads on our SWFX Marketplace trading platform. Our previous goal to reach a daily average spread of 0.4 pips for the EUR/USD is already achieved. At the same time we have managed to significantly decrease spreads for GBPUSD and USDJPY as well.
Tight spreads and huge liquidity are the result of consolidated efforts of more than 25 leading banks - our liquidity providers.
Please see the average spreads during the European trading session yesterday, 28.03.2013:
• EURUSD - 0.36 pips
• GBPUSD - 0.77 pips
• USDJPY - 0.58 pips
It is our pleasure to remind you of the Dukascopy philosophy of data feed transparency - we have the same data feed for every trader and every tick is publicly available on a free of charge basis for everyone. This transparency helps us be a true pricing benchmark for the FX industry.
You may find any historical tick data on www.dukascopy.com. Our bank is ready to validate and prove every tick.
The same liquidity and data feed are by default available for all Dukascopy White Label partners and of course for European subsidiary - Dukascopy Europe IBS SA.
Friday 29 March - Regular Closure at 21:00 GMT
Sunday 31 March - Regular Opening at 21:00 GMT
Gold and Silver:
Thursday 28 March - Trading stops at 21:00 GMT
Friday 29 March - Market remains closed
Sunday 31 March - Market resumes at 22:00 GMT
BEWARE of reduced liquidity on Friday 29 March and Monday 1 April 2013
Dukascopy Bank is pleased to announce a new partnership in the Asia-Pacific region with leading broker Forex Financial Services Pty Ltd (Forex FS) based in Sydney, Australia. Forex FS provides FX trading services to predominantly Australia-based private clients. Forex FS will offer the same trading environment and high quality of execution as Dukascopy Bank, albeit with a different fee structure. The datafeed may include volume commission. Dukascopy Bank’s CEO Alain Broyon adds that "We are delighted to form a partnership with Forex Financial Services and offer our world-class trading technology and unique execution solution". Mr. Rory Kennedy, Director of Forex FS, sees the White Label collaboration with Dukascopy Bank as a key step in providing Forex FS clients with the most reliable and flexible means to access the market: "At Forex FS we aim to provide the highest level of service to our clients, while keeping in mind their unique needs and expectations. In a market virtually unencumbered by geography and time zones, it is vital to stay on the cutting edge of technology and innovation when bringing the market to clients. Dukascopy Bank’s JForex trading platform’s forward-thinking design makes it one of the leading web-based platforms. The tiered design of JForex allows clients to trade on a platform tailored to their specific trading and technical requirements."
Clocks will be advanced by 1 hour this Sunday 10 March in the US eastern time zone (EST). The FX trading day ending at 5pm NY time, Dukascopy Market opening and settlement time will be changed from 22:00 GMT to 21:00 GMT effectively this Sunday 10 March 2013.
Clocks will return to Winter schedule on 2 November.
Dukascopy Bank SA is proud to announce its collaboration with Ava Trade Japan, a leading broker which will offer Dukascopy Bank SA's trading technology with the same data feed to Japanese residents
Alain Broyon, CEO of Dukascopy Bank says: "We are very enthusiastic about starting a promising collaboration which will allow Japanese-based clients to use Dukascopy Bank SA's trading technology and unique data feed. Partnering with Ava Trade Japan will give clients the possibility to continue having access to the Jforex platform where all clients have the same trading rights and the same datafeed."
Hiroshi Niwa, President of AVA Trade Japan, says: "We are honoured to enter into a partnership with a world-class ECN of the stature of Dukascopy Bank. This agreement will allow us to further develop our FX business and provide more trading opportunities and more market transparency to our clients.
By entering into this partnership, AvaTrade Japan continues to sharpen its focus on automatic and discretionary trading in the Japanese market. As the representative of AvaTrade in Japan, I am confident that the launch of the JForex platform will prove to be the beginning of a long and successful partnership."
Dukascopy Bank SA is pleased to announce the upcoming partnership withİntegral Menkul Değerler, the largest broker in Turkey. This additional White Label collaboration reinforces the strategic development of Dukascopy Bank SA as a provider of White Label solutions to banks and brokers. Alain Broyon, CEO of Dukascopy Bank says: "We are very proud to partner with Integral Menkul and provide the Turkish market with our advanced trading platform. Residents of Turkey will be able to benefit from our Swiss-made trading technology in their local environment".
Integral Menkul’s CEO Kıvanç Memişoğlu states: "Our partnership with Dukascopy Bank is an important step for our continuous improvement on flexibility and stability in our services. We believe this new platform will attract customers’ attention rapidly and find its deserved reputable place in the Turkish FX market".
In accordance with the Financial and Capital Market Commission Regulations No. 233 "Internal control system development regulations" of 01.11.2012. and taking into account Mr. Dmitrijs Kukel's experience, knowledge and skills, Dukascopy Europe IBS AS management board has appointed Mr. Dmitrijs Kukels as the Chief Risk Officer (Risku Direktors) of Dukascopy Europe IBS AS from 21.02.2013.
Ievērojot 2012.gada 1.novembra Finanšu un Kapitāla tirgus komisijas noteikumus Nr. 233 "Iekšējās kontroles sistēmas izveides normatīvie noteikumi" un ņemot vērā Dmitrija Kukela pieredzi, zināšanas un prasmes, 2013.gada 21.februārī Dukascopy Europe IBS AS valde iecēla Dmitriju Kukelu Riska direktora amatā.
We are pleased to report the continuing reduction of spreads on our SWFX Marketplace trading platform.
Please see the recent evolution of our average EUR/USD spreads during the European trading session:
• October 2012 - 0.57 pips
• January 2013 - 0.51 pips
• February 21st, 2013 - 0.46 pips
A simple calculation suggests that we have achieved a 20% decrease of the EUR/USD spread over the last four months. Our next target is to reach an average level of 0.4 pips for the EUR/USD spread and to keep it at this level.
It is our pleasure to remind you of the Dukascopy philosophy of data feed transparency - we have the same data feed for every trader, and every tick is publicly available and free of charge for everyone. This transparency helps us be a true pricing benchmark for the FX industry.
You may find any historical tick data on www.dukascopy.com. Our bank is ready to validate and prove every tick.
Gold and Silver (XAU/USD and XAG/USD) trading will stop at 18:15 GMT on Monday, February 18th as the US market will be closed due to a National Holiday. Metals trading will resume as normal on the Asia trading session same day at 23:00 GMT.
Be cautious of lower liquidity for all instruments during US trading hours on Monday, February 18th.
Take an advantage to meet the representatives of Dukascopy Europe by person in Poland!
On February 19th, our team will participate in Forex MoneyCon expo in Warsaw (more information can be found on this website).
After the expo, Dukascopy Europe will organize "Platform Introduction" seminar for our potential and existing clients, as well as cooperation partners. To register for a free participation, please follow the link .
During this year, Dukascopy Europe will be participating in several exhibitions and organizing seminars in different EU countries. Please feel free to contact your Account Manager in Dukascopy Europe to find out the scheduled events in your country.
From now on, clients of Dukascopy Bank SA can benefit from maximum leverage of 1:200 on their live trading accounts.
Moreover, the available leverage for Dukascopy Europe has also been increased to maximize your profits and has reached 1:300!
Please note that default leverage is still set to 1:100. Should you like to increase the leverage on your trading account, please contact your Account Manager in Dukascopy Bank SA or Dukascopy Europe.