Every strategy has a profile page. This is the area where Investors can come to review the strategy and its performance in detail. These profiles can be accessed from the Strategies list or by going directly to the page using a URL. The strategies in the list can be searched by their names using the advanced search box found in the upper left corner. The list can be filtered by the account type, ROI percentage, and Timeframe. To filter the list, select the required value from the drop-down, and click Search.
Both Investors and Strategy Providers can view their own profile by clicking on an account in the Accounts list to the left. The accounts in the list can be searched by the account number in the advanced search box to the upper left.
The list can be filtered by the account type (Demo or LIve), ROI percentage, and Timeframe. To filter the list, select the desired value from the respective drop-down.
Use the More Filters option to filter the strategies by their age, Management Fee amount, Performance Fee amount, Volume Fee amount, number of copiers, or Copying Capital amount. Select the desired values and click Apply to filter the strategies. Filter the search results by ROI, Copiers, or Copying Capital with the Sort Results filter to the upper right.
In this section, we focus on the Strategy profiles that an Investor may consider following with a Copy Trading Account.
Click on a strategy from the Strategies list to expand its profile. At the top of the Strategy profile the following information is provided:
Click on the Strategy Provider’s cTrader ID to expand the list of all the strategies of the Provider with additional information, such as:
An Investor can form the list of his favorite strategies. To add a strategy to the Favorites, click on the star next to the strategy name in the Strategies list or the Strategy profile. All the selected strategies are listed in the Favorites tab.
Each Strategy profile contains a selection of charts for the fast and convenient tracking of the strategy data. Scroll down the profile page to view them all. The following charts are available in a Strategy profile: ROI (%), Equity, ROI (Monthly), Volume Breakdown, and Copiers. Hover the cursor over the charts to view the exact information at the required point.
The ROI (%) chart displays the time on the X-axis and the ROI percentage on the Y-axis. This chart displays the return on investment the strategy has generated during the chosen period related to the account balance the strategy had at the beginning of this time period. Check [ROI Calculation] section to find detailed information on how ROI in cTrader Copy is calculated. You can select the timeframe from 1 week up to All the time to apply for the chart to the upper left.
Note that the ROI chart is updated daily. When your account becomes a Strategy Provider, your ROI chart will be updated every 15 minutes.
The Equity chart plots time on the X-axis and the cash value on the Y-axis. This chart shows the changes in the account equity concerning the account balance over the chosen time period. This chart is particularly important to understand the strategy’s risk factor and how much drawdown can be expected.
The basic strategy details are displayed in the Details tab to the right. Here the strategy name, currency, and leverage, as well as the copying conditions (Fees and Minimum Investment) are displayed.
The Conditions section contains the basic information on the investments and fees for copying the strategy:
Please find the detailed information on cTrader Copy Fees here.
The ROI (Monthly) chart displays the return on investment the strategy has generated in each month since the account was created.
In the Summary section, the basic financial statistics of the account behind the strategy are displayed. Here you can view:
The Performance chart displays the percentage and number of winning and losing trades for the selected timeframes. Use the time toggles to switch to the desired period. Hover over the chart to see the exact number of trades and their percentage.
The Performance Stats contains the details on all the trades of the strategy:
The Volume Breakdown pie chart displays the Symbols that were traded, their respective volumes, and the percentage of the total volume traded on this symbol throughout the strategy. It is important to take note of whether the Strategy Provider is trading the same symbols as those that are available from your broker.
The Volumes section displays all the strategy traded volumes statistics including:
All the strategy trades information is displayed in the Trades tab. The trades info can be filtered by the standard time period from one day to the entire trading period, or by the custom time period with the first and the last days specified.
Below the filters, you can find the following Trades statistics with the division to All Trades, Long Trades and Short Trades:
The Copiers Stats chart displays the statistics of the strategy followers:
The Symbols tab lists all the symbols the current strategy is trading, based on the closed positions. While displaying the statistics for Trades, Pips, Net Profit, Won and Lost percentage in the corresponding columns. You can filter the list of symbols by standard time period from one day to all the time, or set the custom time period with the first and the last dates specified.
In the Positions table, the current open positions of the strategy are listed. You can learn more about the Positions grid here.
The History table lists all the Closing Deals of the strategy. You can learn more about the History table here.
The custom strategy description can give you basic information on the strategy's advantages and conditions.