• Margin Increase – September 10

    Please see the table below for the margin increases on some Commodity instruments that will come into effect from Thursday 10th September. Please be aware that the increased margin rates will be applied to any existing open position, as well as to any new position opened. Please ensure you have sufficient funds for margin in your account to sustain your positions once the margin increase is applied. Learn more about Commodity Trading Conditions. If you have any questions, please get in touch with our customer support team.

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Benefits of Automation

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Create strategies that can run 24 hours a day

Take the emotion out of buying and selling

Backtest and optimise to get the best results

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Kris Longmore

Kris Longmore1, Founder, Robot Wealth2

Kris leads machine learning research at proprietary trading firm Sortino Partners. Trained as an engineer and scientist, he has been applying machine learning to the financial markets since before it was cool to do so. Prior to becoming a partner at his current firm, Kris worked as a hedge fund quant and later consulted to both buy- and sell-side on quantitative analytics and the strategic adoption of machine learning technology.

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