Tied Agents

Join our international network of partners

STO offers multiple partnership opportunities to individuals, businesses and institutions. Working with STO as a Tied Agent allows you to formally join our network, operate within your jurisdiction, and perform certain permitted regulated activities under the supervision of STO. You would operate under the full responsibility of one of our regulated investment firms, and as such you wouldn’t need your own authorisation from an EU regulatory authority.

As a tied agent, you will be committing yourself to be exclusively appointed by STO. You will be working with a reliable and established international broker, with six offices in major financial centers around the world. You will have everything you need to make arrangements in order to start taking on clients who will have access to robust trading platforms, superb trading conditions, and 300+ FX and CFD trading instruments to offer.

Benefits for Tied Agents:

Excellent operational support from day one
As a tied agent you will have access to our customer service and back office capabilities, as well as the full support of our Compliance team, who will ensure your activities are in line with regulations and compliance oversight obligations. With our operational backing, you will be able to focus on building your client base.

Varied account options and world-class trading conditions for your clients
STO provides varied account options, tight spreads, fast execution, a diverse product offering and advanced trading tools. With STO you can make arrangements to onboard traders who are operating at various levels of knowledge, experience and trading volume.

Inclusion in our regulatory framework
Transparency and customer satisfaction are at the heart of STO’s mission and company culture. Each authorised investment firm of STO has different regulatory permissions. You can check the firms’ permission on the FCA Register https://register.fca.org.uk/

An established brand and comprehensive marketing support
STO offers its partners a full suite of approved marketing materials to help them succeed – including printed materials, banners, landing pages. What’s more, all the educational resources we offer our clients are also available to you.

Benefits for clients:

STO is an international online Forex & CFD broker offering traders access to over 300+ instruments across six asset classes. We can offer clients: Premium trading conditions

We offer tight spreads on a multitude of highly mobile markets - CFDs and Forex markets, such as Currencies from 0.0 pips, Indices from 0.5 points, Metals from 28 points, Oils from 4 points and Bonds from +2 pips. We also offer competitive leverage of up to 1:500.

Advanced Education
We provide clients with access to daily fundamental and technical analysis, webinars, seminars, online courses, guides and up to 70+ trading strategies.

A seamless trading experience
We offer clients the choice of two robust trading platforms - MT4 and AFX Fast – for fast execution, extensive charting tools, and flexible access to the markets.

Access to advanced trading tools
Clients benefit from free access to 12 EAs and 15 Chart Indicators – available with our top-tier accounts – for advanced trade execution and management, sophisticated alarms, and in-depth market insights. You also get premium insights with our Trader’s Dashboard and free access to trading signals to be instantly informed about markets’ volatility.

Negative balance protection
We ensure that clients are never liable to pay any negative balances that have fallen below the level of their initial deposit.

Compliance with Client Money Regulations
As a result of Client Money Regulations set by the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID), which is European legislation, our client funds are appropriately held in segregated accounts in top-tier EU banks, in order to be segregated from the firm’s own money for the protection of their funds.

Become a Tied Agent with STO


Risk Warning: CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 66.69% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with AFX Capital Markets Ltd. 66.36% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with AFX Markets Ltd. You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

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