Stratton Markets is run by F1 Markets Ltd., a Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission-regulated corporation. Residents of the EU and the European Economic Area (except the United Kingdom and Belgium), as well as residents of Switzerland, can use the broker’s services.
The brokerage is gaining the attention of regular traders and professionals with a diverse product offering and numerous account tiers to meet their demands.
After registering for an account, customers must log in to the “Trading” area of the broker’s website to access the trading platforms. Clients can select between two trading terminals after logging in to the portal.
Stratton Trader is a web-based broker platform developed in-house with the client in mind. The convenient solution offers a set of charts, including charts and technical indicators, as well as several order windows. Traders can follow the markets in real time with a variety of risk management tools. Features include:
- Flexible interface, including the ability to view multiple images
- All assets are available for trading in one click.
- Stop-Loss and take-profit operations
The MetaTrader 4 platform is a popular, user-friendly Forex and CFD trading software solution. Being a titan of the industry, the terminal is suitable for both beginners and experienced professionals, providing a one-stop trading solution. MT4 has a highly customizable look and feel, as well as a wide range of industry-leading trading tools, including:
- 30 built-in technical indicators
- 3 execution modes and 4 order types.
- Interactive charts with 9 timeframes
- 23 analytic objects
Clients have access to over 290 trading assets across four instrument classes:
- Forex: open positions on major pairs, as well as on minor and emerging currencies.
- Commodities include metals such as gold and silver, as well as energy commodities such as oil.
- Stocks: shares of the world’s leading companies
- Indices: leading stock exchanges
Spreads and commissions
Fixed spreads, which are promoted as some of the lowest in the business, include commissions. As a result, the broker does not charge a separate commission for each deal.
Clients can expect significant monthly inactivity bills because the firm charges a swap fee for overnight positions. They range from €80 for 1-2 months to €120 and €200 for 2-6 and 6-12 months of inactivity, respectively. Trading accounts that have been dormant for more than 12 months will be charged a €500 fine. Customers must then spend €1,00 to reactivate their accounts. These rates are quite high, and many traders will be turned off by them.
The maximum level available depends on account type and professional or retail status.
- 1:30 – Large and minor forex –
- Exotic currencies, gold, and major indices – 1:20
- Energy and secondary indices: 1:10
- 1:3 in cryptocurrency
- Large and non-major forex-1:400
- Gold and major indices-1:200
- Forex exotic and energy carriers-1:00
- Minor indices-1:50
- 1:5 Cryptocurrency
Traders can apply for professional status if they meet two of the following criteria:
Sufficient volume is at least ten trades per quarter over the past year, and each trade size is at least $4,000 in equities or cryptocurrency or $18,500 in forex or commodities.
- Work: at least one year in the financial sector with experience in CFD
- Portfolio size should be at least €500,000.
For Android devices, the app is available on Google Play. Clients may trade on the move with the app, which also provides charting capabilities. On the app, you can make simple deposits and withdrawals, as well as access customer assistance.
On Android and iOS smartphones and tablets, the MT4 mobile app may be downloaded. Traders may use most of the features included in the desktop version, such as interactive charting, basic analytics tools, and one-click execution. The software also has a user-to-user conversation function.
Customers can deposit in the US Dollar, British Pound Sterling, Euro, or Swiss Franc. For credit card traders, the minimum payment is $250, while the maximum deposit limit is €10,000 per day and €40,000 per month.
Customers can make withdrawal requests on the website’s banking page. Users may be asked to provide ID, and any new payment method must be validated the first time it is used. Requests are processed the next working day at Stratton Markets. However, the manner of payment determines when cash is received. Bank transfers take 3-5 days to process, while credit cards take 5-7 days.
Payment costs vary depending on the account type and financing method. For Basic and Silver account holders, fees for card and Neteller withdrawals are 3.5 percent, 2 percent for Skrill, and €24 or equivalent in another currency for wire transfers.Any trader utilizing the service for the first time, as well as Gold and Platinum members, can withdraw cash for free.
The account includes $100,000 in virtual funds to test the MT4 or Stratton Trader platforms before making a cash deposit. Users get access to the full range of financial instruments along with a support service.
The firm is regulated by the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission, a major financial body. Clients can rest assured that their funds are safe as this broker is a member of the Investor Compensation Fund and operates segregated Tier 1 bank accounts. It also provides negative balance protection for all retail clients to prevent them from going into a negative balance.
The company offers educational materials and training sessions for all traders, including webinars with renowned speaker Michalis Efthymiou for all but basic account holders. Clients can also enjoy the “Ask Stratton” podcast and daily market alerts. In addition, professional clients can access VIP Platinum training and exclusive trading competitions, as well as the VIP Room Podcast.
Stratton Markets’ accounts
Customers can choose from five account options: Basic, Silver, Gold, Platinum, and Diamond:
- The minimum volume per trade is 0.01 for basic and silver account holders and 0.05 for other members.
- Gold and Platinum members receive monthly and weekly account reviews, respectively.
- The Diamond solution has many of the same benefits as professional accounts.
The Top 3 Tiers Get Free Access to Stratton Trading Contests