Who we are

STO is an Online Trading Forex & CFD broker, offering clients a multitude of ways to trade on the financial markets.

STO is a division of AFX Group established in 2009 and started its operations in 2010. STO is the trading name of AFX Capital Markets Ltd and AFX Markets Ltd.

With offices in many of the world’s major financial centres - London, Milan and Limassol our expert professionals provide unparalleled client support, along with comprehensive education, insightful market news and technical analysis and FX indicators to give our clients multiple advantages such advance trading tools (EAs & Chart Indicators) for a seamless trading experience.

In 2009 our vision was to offer the most competitive trading conditions and an optimal trading experience to our clients. Today, almost a decade later, we are still tirelessly striving to achieve this goal by continually adding to our roster of CFD instruments, increasing the benefits we extend to our clients – including negative balance protection and regulation under two regulatory authorities.

We want to be leaders within the industry and the only way we can do that is by offering our clients a truly unique, unparalleled experience. Trading with STO not only gives you access to the World’s most active markets, but a global network of customer support agents, experienced and knowledgeable account and portfolio managers.

In the second part of 2017 we were extremely proud to collaborate with Quantic, AFX Group’s asset management branch, to offer our clients a portfolio management solution, allowing them access to an otherwise institutional level investment product.

As we grow you will reap the benefits – so stay tuned for our latest innovations, products and services, because STO is truly – Trading. Inspired.


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.

The Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission announces that the authorisation of the Cyprus Investment Firm AFX Capital Markets Ltd (‘the Company’), number 119/10, that operate the website www.stofs.com is suspended in whole. For further details about the suspension click here.
The Financial Conduct Authority has notified AFX Markets Ltd, FRN: 560872 that must close all open trading positions held by it, whether on its own account or on accounts of its clients by no later than 7 August 2019. For further details click here.