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.
New Years Eve:
Gold and Silver
New Years Eve:
Be cautious of lower liquidity for all instruments.
ATTENTION: Weekend leverage rule will be applied on Monday 31 December.
Long anticipated service finally is available for our LIVE clients. The advantage of running remotely:
I would like to take a moment to share with you some recent exciting news concerning the Dukascopy Group. It is my pleasure to announce that recently we have decreased the trading commissions for retail traders to 27%. Now, the combination of our decreasing commissions and very tight spreads (today, the average value of EUR/USD spread was 0.57 pips during the European trading session) provides extremely competitive trading conditions.
During this year, we started to provide Islamic accounts, debit/credit card funding facility and became closer to our worldwide clients by opening representative offices in Hong Kong and Kiev. Kuala Lumpur, Moscow and others will follow soon. A video reception is being finalized so as you can see our face and share documents while speaking with us.
Furthermore, now clients may open accounts as small as USD 100 by providing simple electronic copies of documents. This easy account opening procedure is provided by our EU subsidiary "Dukascopy Europe" for clients residing in EU, Australia, Canada, Brazil, India, Hong Kong, Korea, Mexico, Singapore, South Africa, and many other countries.
At Dukascopy Bank SA, the minimum deposit is USD 5'000. Our Swiss bank also provides an increasing scope of banking services.
Other exciting news will come soon. We keep on working at being different and offering services of the very best quality.
All the best,
CEO, Dukascopy Bank SA
Dukascopy Bank SA is organizing a seminar on "Platform Introduction" in French which will take place at its Geneva Office. To register, please follow this link
Dukascopy Bank is pleased to announce the launch of the WinTrip game. A unique opportunity to win an exclusive trip to Shanghai. We invite all our Swiss Clients to participate on www.wintrip.ch and win 2 tickets on Etihad’s pearl Business Class to Shanghai and 5 fantastic nights in the Intercontinental Hotel.