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AGEA Company Overview

Operating since 2005 and based in Montenegro, AGEA International AD is an exchange-listed investment company, regulated by the Commission for Capital Markets, formerly the Securities and Exchange Commission of Montenegro.

The company is listed as a public company on the Montenegro Stock Exchange and is also regulated in the EU under MiFID.

Trading Platforms

Streamster

AGEA recommends its proprietary platform, Streamster, for all new traders, as it is both easy to use and feature-rich. The platform is available in seven currencies and has its own API for algorithmic trading. Other features include:

  • Customisable charting tools & technical indicators
  • No commissions or margin interest
  • International chat channel
  • Integrated account centre
  • Up to 100 open positions
  • Built-in trading support

Streamster is available to download on Windows and Mac PCs

MetaTrader 4

AGEA recommends MetaTrader 4 (MT4) for experienced traders and those comfortable coding. Available in four currencies, MT4 uses its own programming language (MQL4) with advanced features including:

  • Automated trading programs (Expert Advisors)
  • Balance limits depending on the account type
  • Charting tools and built-in custom indicators
  • Up to 200 open positions
  • No volume limits
  • No commissions

MetaTrader 4 is available to download on Windows and Mac PCs.

AGEA also operate their own proprietary platform, AGEA.Trade.

AGEA.Trade View

AGEA.Trade platform

Markets

AGEA users have access to a range of assets:

  • Currencies – Trade on close to 20 major, minor and exotic currency pairs, including EUR/USD, AUD/USD and EUR/GBP
  • Index CFDs – Trade a handful of CFDs on the CAC 40, DAX, FTSE 100, NASDAQ 100, Dow Jones, and S&P 500
  • Funds – Trade funds in various global markets including China, Brazil, India, Japan, the US, and Russia
  • Commodities – Trade gold, silver, and crude oil in both spot and futures markets
  • Cryptocurrencies – Trade Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Ripple

Spreads & Fees

Spreads at AGEA are around 0.6 pips on major forex pairs, such as EUR/USD. On CFD indices such as the FTSE 100, spreads start at 0.7 points, and on gold and silver, spreads from 0.3 pips are available. Overall, spreads are tight and there aren’t any commissions to factor in.

Other costs to be aware of include a $20 inactivity fee charged to accounts dormant for over 12 months, as well as overnight swap rates on the MT4 platform.

Leverage

Leverage on the Streamster platform is available between 1:10 and 1:100, whilst on MetaTrader leverage is offered at 1:1 to 1:100 (initially 1:100). Although not the highest leverage rates available, there is enough to capitalise on market opportunities

Details of the margin call process can be found on the broker’s website.

Mobile Apps

AGEA offers the AGEA.Trade and MetaTrader 4 mobile apps for those who wish to trade on the go. On iPhone devices, the AGEA.Trade web trader is accessible via your smartphone web browser, whereas on Android devices, an app download from the Google Play or Huawei Store is required.

The MetaTrader 4 mobile app for both iPhone and Android devices can be downloaded from the Apple App Store or Google Play. MT4 mobile app users enjoy all the same features as the desktop platform.

Note, the Streamster platform is currently not available on mobile.

Payment Methods

Deposits

AGEA offers multiple funding options within the Account Centre. Payment methods include local bank and wire transfers, credit and debit cards, plus e-wallets, Fasapay, Union Pay, and RBK Money. See the broker’s Payment Options page for a list of methods available in your jurisdiction.

The minimum deposit with all methods is $1, making it an accessible broker for new traders. AGEA does not charge for deposits, but there may be external processing fees.

Withdrawals

Withdrawals can be made by all the same methods as deposits. AGEA charges a $7 withdrawal fee on the first withdrawal made through non-wire options and a $10 fee on withdrawals via bank wire transfer. Additional processing fees can be found on the broker’s website.

For security reasons, the withdrawal process is never automated. Digital currency withdrawals take 6-24 hours to process. Wire transfer withdrawals take 2-7 business days.

Demo Account

AGEA’s demo account comes with $10,000 in virtual capital. Access to the demo account will be available for as long as traders want it and if funds fall below $2,000, users may request more. The demo account is an excellent way to try trading under the same conditions as a live account.

Deals & Promotions

AGEA offers a $5 no deposit bonus for all new users. Simply register for a new trading account and the funds will be automatically added to your account. Check the broker’s website for information on upcoming deals and promotions.

Regulator

AGEA International AD is a regulated and exchange-listed investment company, holding a license with the Commission for Capital Markets, formerly the Securities and Exchange Commission of Montenegro.

The legal framework that regulates investment companies in the Republic of Montenegro is based on the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID). Client funds held with the group are maintained in separate bank accounts at local and international banks, in line with relevant laws and regulations.

Additional Features

AGEA offers a variety of educational resources and guides, including:

  • Introduction to Markets – information on buying and selling, orders and positions, plus calculating profit
  • Trading Techniques – includes guidelines on technical and fundamental analysis, plus controlling risk
  • Specifics & Facts – information on trading terminology, margin requirements, and overnight interest
  • FAQs – frequently asked questions both on AGEA in general and on trading

Account Types

AGEA clients can choose between the Cent account and the Standard account. The Cent account is aimed at beginners with a $6 minimum deposit and a $5,000 maximum balance, while the Standard account has a $100 minimum deposit and no upper balance limit. Both accounts come with leverage up to 1:100 and a minimum lot size of 0.01.

Note that before the MT4 platform can be used with one of the above account options, clients must open a Streamster account. This requires just a $1 minimum deposit and has no maximum balance limit. Leverage is set to 1:100 and comes with a 1 lot minimum trade size.

Upon request, an Islamic account is also available on both the Streamster and MT4 platforms.

Benefits

Advantages of trading with AGEA include:

  • Choice of trading platforms, including MetaTrader 4
  • Demo account with $10,000 virtual cash
  • Broker chat support within Streamster
  • Decent education & trading tools
  • Straightforward login
  • No commission fees

Trading Hours

Trading hours on both the Streamster and MT4 platforms are Sunday 22:15 to Friday 21:00 GMT. Virtual trading is open at all times. Other market schedules (GMT) are as follows:

  • Japan – 00:00 opening
  • Singapore & Hong Kong – 02:00 opening
  • European – 07:00 opening in Frankfurt, 08:00 opening in London
  • New York – 13:00 opening (NYSE opens at 14:00)
  • European – 17:00 closing
  • Australian – 23:00 opening

Customer Support

AGEA’s 24/5 customer support team can be reached via:

  • Online contact form – for general enquiries
  • Account Centre support team – for technical issues within the platforms
  • Live chat – live chat logo located in the bottom right-hand corner of the website

AGEA FAQs:

1. Introduction to AGEA

We are a financial services corporation specialized in providing traders with high quality online trading services. You can find an extensive profile of our company at About page.

1.1. What is AGEA?

We are a financial services corporation specialized in providing traders with high quality online trading services. You can find an extensive profile of our company at About page.

1.2. Where and how do I start?

The easiest way to start trading is to go to https://agea.trade and click on a market instrument in a price window. When order dialog shows up, you can set quantity to 1 and then click on <Buy>, <Sell> or <OK> buttons and your order will go into the market.

1.3. Can I test your services first?

We strongly encourage users to practice with virtual money, for at least several weeks, before starting to trade on live trading desks. Each user gets $10000 of virtual money on the standard trading platform after account opening and this money can be used to practice trading. There is no time limitation on practice with virtual money.

1.4. What if I do not understand legal statements?

Do not become our client until you have completely read, understood, and acknowledged the legal information on our web site. If you do not completely understand some of the information, you may consult a competent legal advisor or contact us with specific queries at Contact page.

1.5. How much money do I need to start?

We have no requirements for initial deposit on the standard trading platform. When you verify your account you will receive $5 reward and virtual $10000 to practice trading on the standard trading platform. If you want to open an account please go to Open Account and fill out the form there.

2. AGEA Account Services

2.1. How can I deposit funds to my account?

There are several deposit options we provide for our clients. Please check Payment Options for more information. Digital currency deposits are automated so you see funds in your account instantly. Please make sure you follow online deposit procedures until their full completion so these systems correctly provide us with information on your deposits.

2.2. How can I withdraw my funds?

We provide several methods for clients to withdraw funds. Please see Withdraw Funds for more details on these methods. We also allow withdrawals to digital currency accounts that you have previously deposited from. Withdrawal process is never automated, for security purposes, but it usually takes 6 to 24 hours to clear.

3. AGEA Trading Platforms

3.1. What trading platforms do you offer?

You do not need to install any type of software to use our services. Simply go to https://agea.trade/ and you can start trading. For platforms that require installation please go to Downloads page. We do not offer trading over the phone.

3.2. What spreads do you offer?

Spreads between bid and offer (ask) prices are variable. For detailed information please visit Platform Services page and select the platform for which you want to review spreads. Price spreads often unexpectedly change and greatly increase during weekends, in after-hours trading, in case of market-related announcements or market turmoil.

3.3. What leverage do you offer?

We offer various leverage depending on the platforms and account types listed on Platform Services page. Please click on each of the platforms shown for more details.

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AGEA Trading Platforms
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