Company News

25 March 2014

Dukascopy Bank opens an office in Zurich

After a rapid expansion in the global market with new offices opened in Hong Kong, Kiev and Moscow, Dukascopy Bank expands its local presence by opening an Office in Zurich. The Zurich team will provide full support to all its clients.
The office will be located on Bahnhofstrasse 52, the very centre of the city, making it easily accessible for everyone.
07 March 2014

Monday, March 10th: International women's days, Markets are closed in Russia

Please note that Russia is observing a market holiday on Monday 10. March. Please beware: USD/RUB price quotations may be sporadic and/or wider than usual and liquidity may be lower than usual during the trading session on Monday.
07 March 2014

Change to Daylight Saving Time

Clocks will be advanced by 1 hour this Sunday 9 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 9 March 2013.

Clocks will return to Winter schedule on Sunday 2 November.
14 February 2014

US holiday on Monday 17 February

Gold and Silver (XAU/USD and XAG/USD) trading will stop at 18:00 GMT on Monday, February 17th as US markets will be closed for President Day Holiday. Metals trading will resume normally in the Asia trading session on the same day at 23:00 GMT. Be cautious of lower liquidity for all instruments during US trading hours on Monday, 17 February 2014.
14 February 2014

Binary options trading launched on demo accounts

Dukascopy is glad to announce that a new product has just been added to its product range and launched on demo: Binary options. A special type of account and a separate platform have been created for the new product. The unique features of binary options offered by Dukascopy are fixed uniform payouts of up to 90% and FX price feed directly from Dukascopy SWFX Marketplace. Up/Down type options and FX instruments are offered at first.  A demo contest based on binary trading is currently under development and Live accounts will follow later. 

12 February 2014

Average EURUSD spread record hit once again - 0.19!

Dukascopy has just broken the spread record that was set on January, 23 this year. The new level set on February, 11 on the average EUR/USD spread during the European session is 0.19.

23 January 2014

Dukascopy average EURUSD spread reaches 0.20 pips!

Today, during European session, Dukascopy average EURUSD spread has been as low as never before: 0.2 pips. This is a result of Dukascopy's continuous commitment to providing the best conditions to the clients.

Please see the history of Dukascopy average EUR/USD spreads decrease during the European trading session:

• October 2012 - 0.57 pips
• January 2013 - 0.51 pips
• February 2013 - 0.46 pips
• March 2013 - 0.36 pips
• June 2013 - 0.26 pips
• January 2014 - 0.20 pips

Today Dukascopy traders benefit from the best EURUSD spreads in the industry: 50% prices have the spread of 0.2 pips, 30% have the spread of 0.1 pips.

We express our gratitude to all our partners, clients and employees with whose support we were able to create best environments in the FX industry.

17 January 2014

Martin Luther King Day - Monday 20 Jan

Gold and Silver (XAU/USD and XAG/USD) trading will stop at 17:00 GMT on Monday, January 20th as US markets will be closed for Martin Luther King Holiday. Metals trading will resume normally in the Asia trading session on the same day at 23:00 GMT.
Be cautious of lower liquidity for all instruments during US trading hours on Monday, 20 January 2014.
2 January 2014

Dukascopy Bank strikes a partnership with London-based brokerage Atom8

Dukascopy Bank expands further into the European market by concluding a White Label partnership with UK-based brokerage Atom8 Financial Services LLP. Mr. Alain Broyon, CEO of Dukascopy Bank comments on this alliance: "We are excited to partner with FCA-regulated Atom8 which is based in a global financial center in London. This is a testament that our platforms can offer an edge to clients in a city where all the top FX players are located, and London being the traditional trading center".
Mr. Artur Filipowicz, Head of Institutional Sales for Europe & Asia notes that: "This collaboration will enable Atom8 Financial Services LLP to offer to their clients innovative trading tools such as Visual JForex, JStore and social trading. Visual JForex allows traders to develop their own algo strategies with no prior Java programming knowledge via an icon-based interface where traders can develop their automatic strategies in a visual fashion. The JStore is like an App store where developers can share free of charge or for a fee their strategies, EA's, indicators, plugins and workspaces all developed around the JForex platform. The social trading services allow clients to copy or mirror top-performing traders and provide signals to other traders as a signal provider. Traders are ranked based on a performance ranking available to all clients. The whole infrastructure has been developed to fully support social trading.Today, traders are demanding tools that will satisfy their trading requirements by providing a truly integrated platform coupled with high performance and stability. This is precisely what our trading platforms are delivering backed by the reliability of a Swiss bank." notes Artur Filipowicz.

Mr. Andrews, the CEO of Atom8 Financial Services LLP adds that:
"Atom8 is delighted to be working with a firm of Dukascopy's reputation and sophistication in serving our UK and international client base, both sophisticated individual and institutional clients.

This exciting and innovative partnership permits Atom8, which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority in the UK, to offer both FX and spread betting ECN accounts, where clients can uniquely select either commission-free or commission based "raw spreads" trading accounts. We pride ourselves on bespoke client service and the ability to offer a leading trading platform from the UK marketplace.

We see our edge in our flexibility and in our ability to team up with various significant counterparties to create and offer compelling trading and investment solutions for discretionary, automated private trader and/or investment manager clients. We are constantly innovating and our future product pipeline will be testament to that.
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About Dukascopy Bank SA (www.dukascopy.com)

Dukascopy Bank is a leading Swiss bank specialising in spot Forex and bullions trading. In the near future, Dukascopy Bank will also offer a wide range of CFDs. The Swiss company was founded in 2004, to fulfill a market need for advanced technological trading solutions to traders.

Dukascopy Bank offers a unique and transparent trading solution based on two main principles. These two values are the core of the ECN-Marketplace technology:
-- Equal Trading Rights: all clients have equal possibilities to provide and consume liquidity within the ECN Marketplace;
-- Transparent Pricing Environment: all clients have access to the same liquidity. Each and every client has the same data feed.

During its years of presence in the online brokerage market, the popularity of Dukascopy Bank has been significantly increasing among individual and institutional clients. Our clients fully rely on Dukascopy Bank's unique execution quality. Furthermore, Dukascopy Bank has expanded its services to offer market information via Dukascopy TV – The Swiss Financial TV. Today, Dukascopy Bank is an innovative bank based in Switzerland offering a unique combination of technological and trading capabilities.

Dukascopy Bank continues to follow its primary chosen business model (ECN) and constantly develops its relations with banks and financial institutions to create the world's biggest liquidity aggregator. Simultaneously, the services of the bank become accessible for private and institutional clients.

About Atom8 Financial Services LLP (www.atom8.com)

Atom8 is a newly founded private client FX brokerage located in West London. Atom8 offers the ultimate flexibility for clients to customise their trading conditions and fees to suit their given trading strategy and style. Founded by legal, trading and IT professionals, Atom8 seeks to raise the bar for service levels in the FX industry.
Atom8 combines ECN FX trading conditions with the ability to choose spread betting or FX/CFD accounts. It offers 52 currency pairs and precious metals for its self trader and PAMM manager client base. Atom8 plans to launch its MT4 platform in the new year linked to the world's leading ECN liquidity marketplace, again available as spread betting or FX/CFD account and/or as a self-trader or managed account.

Atom8 understands both discretionary and automated trading requirements and aims to support clients achieve their trading goals. Atom8 is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority in the UK.
 

17 Dec 2013

Bonus Program

Dukascopy has launched a Bonus Program.
New and existing self-trading clients can get a 10% bonus to their equity.
More information about the Bonus Program here

9 Dec 2013

Holiday trading hours schedule

FX
X-mas week:
Monday / Tuesday 23 + 24 December - Regular Trading Hours
Wednesday 25 December - Trading stops at 08:00 GMT
Wednesday 25 December - Trading resumes at 22:00 GMT
Thursday / Friday 26 + 27 December - Regular Trading Hours
 
New Years Eve:
Tuesday 31 December - Trading stops at 22:00 GMT
Wednesday 1 January - Trading resumes at 22:00 GMT
 
Gold and Silver
X-mas week:
Monday 23 December - Regular Trading Hours
Tuesday 24 December - Trading stops at 18:30 GMT
Wednesday 25 December - Trading resumes at 23:00 GMT
Thursday / Friday 26 + 27 December - Regular Trading Hours
 
New Years Eve:
Tuesday 31 December - Trading stops at 22:00 GMT
Wednesday 1 January - Trading resumes at 23:00 GMT
 
Be cautious of lower liquidity for all instruments.
 
ATTENTION: Weekend leverage rule will be applied on Tuesday 31 December.
5 Dec 2013

Dukascopy has significantly modified the Trader Contest.

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

27 Nov 2013

Dukascopy TV iPhone Application

Dukascopy is proud to announce the launch of Dukascopy TV iPhone Application.
Users can watch our coverage, in 6 languages, of daily global economic issues, market forecasts, interviews and analysis by well-known financial experts. Please download the App and stay tuned.
26 Nov 2013

Thursday 28 November - US Thanksgiving Day

Gold and Silver (XAU/USD and XAG/USD) trading will stop at 18:00 GMT on Thursday, November 28th 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 Thursday, November 28th.
21 Nov 2013

Meet Dukascopy in Paris on November 22nd-23rd

Dukascopy Europe (EU-based subsidiary of Dukascopy Bank) is participating in "Actionaria – Le Salon de la Bourse et des Produits Financiers" in Paris on November 22nd-23rd. The presentation about JForex platform is scheduled for 10.15 on 23rd of November. Should you like to attend it, please register here.
You are also welcome to visit our booth during the exhibition days and meet our representatives in person.
19 Nov 2013

Dukascopy Bank Award - 14th and 15th November - Dubai, UAE

On the occasion of the MENA 12th Forex Show, ARABCOM Group recently awards Dukascopy Bank SA as the Best Global Forex Bank 2013.
We are very proud of this outstanding achievement which is a significant indicator of the quality of the Bank recognized internationally.
This award exemplifies the constant high level of service provided by Dukascopy Bank SA from the initial interaction with the client to the execution of their final order.
13 Nov 2013

Meet Dukascopy in Frankfurt on November 15th-16th

Dukascopy Europe (EU-based subsidiary of Dukascopy Bank) is participating in "World of Trading 2013" in Frankfurt on November 15th-16th.
You are welcome to visit our booth during the exhibition days and meet our representatives in person.
Dukascopy Europe will also held JForex seminar in Frankfurt Mariott Hotel on November 15th at 18.00. If you would like to attend it, please register here
12 Nov 2013

Meet Dukascopy in Shanghai on November 22nd-24th

Dukascopy Bank SA will participate in the "Money Fair Shanghai 2013" on November 22nd-24th. The presentation about JForex platform is scheduled for 18:30 on 23rd of November. Should you like to attend it, please register here.
You are also welcome to visit our booth during the exhibition days and meet our representatives in person.
8 Nov 2013

Meet Dukascopy in London
on November 8th-10th

Dukascopy Europe (EU-based subsidiary of Dukascopy Bank) is participating in "The World MoneyShow Expo" in London on November 8th-10th.
You are welcome to visit our booth during the exhibition days and meet our representatives in person.
1 Nov 2013

Monday, November 4th: Unity day in Russia

Please note that Russia is observing its unity day holiday on Monday 4. November. Please beware: USD/RUB price quotations may be wider and liquidity may be lower than usual during the trading session on Monday.
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