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How to Optimise Your Strategy

With the paid version you have the option to create and export the full source code for the strategy that you have built, this allows you to build the a cBot using cTrader Automate (Algo) and run the optimisation application to find the best settings for a given period of time. Optimisation or Recalibration as it is known improves the chances of getting winning trades.

Video Demo

What a quick demonstration showing how easy it is to optimise the strategy you created using this tool.

cTrader Strategy Builder cBot Optimisation


Optimizing an automated trading system involves fine-tuning the algorithm and the strategy, it also helps to maximize profitability while minimizing the risks. This optimization is crucial in the fast-paced and highly competitive world of financial markets:

  • Strategy Enhancement involves refining and improving the trading strategies employed by the system, and this might involve tweaking the cBot parameters, adding new indicators, or implementing more sophisticated algorithms to better analyze market conditions and make more accurate predictions.
  • Risk Management involves developing and refining risk management protocols to control exposure and minimize potential losses, and it includes setting stop-loss levels, position sizing, diversification strategies, and managing leverage.
  • Optimal Execution involves optimizing the execution of trades to minimize slippage and transaction costs, and this might involve using different order types, optimizing the timing of trade executions.
  • Performance Monitoring and Optimization allows continuous monitoring of the system's performance metrics and making iterative improvements, and this involves analyzing key performance indicators, identifying areas for improvement, and fine-tuning the system accordingly.

Optimizing an automated trading system requires a combination of financial expertise, technological prowess, and a deep understanding of market dynamics. it is an ongoing process that involves constant refinement and adaptation to adapt to the ever changing market conditions.

Algo Optimisation

The cTrader platform has an application built into it to allow traders to run automatic optimisation of their cBots, it will select the best pass based on your settings and once complete you can apply these settings to your cBot to save or run backtests.

Optimise Your cBot

The links below will help you learn how to optimise your new cBot using cTrader Automate.

cTrader cBot Optimisation

cTrader Automate

If you are totally new to algorithmic trading using cTrader, follow the helpful video links below.