Dukascopy Bank is a Swiss innovative online bank providing Internet based and mobile trading services (with focus on foreign exchange, bullion, CFD and binaries), banking and other financial services through innovative proprietary technological solutions.
The company has been founded on 2 November 2004 in Geneva, Switzerland where it has its headquarters. Dukascopy Bank is regulated by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA both as a bank and a securities dealer.
Dukascopy Bank fully owns Dukascopy Europe IBS AS, an European licensed brokerage company and Dukascopy Payments AS, an European licensed payment and e-money company, both incorporated in Riga, Latvia. In August 2015, Dukascopy Bank has acquired 100% of Alpari Japan K.K., a Type-1 licensed Japanese broker based in Tokyo which will be renamed Dukascopy Japan K.K. In addition to the Geneva Headquarters, Dukascopy Bank has offices in Zürich, Riga, Kiev, Moscow, Kuala Lumpur and Hong Kong. Currently, Dukascopy Group employs over 250 staff.
Dukascopy Group mainly provides online and mobile trading services through the SWFX — Swiss FX Marketplace, the Dukascopy’s ECN proprietary technological solution and registered trademark. Dukascopy Payments is a Group company dedicated to instant payment services through smartphones.