The benefits of the Professional Account:

  • Leverage up to 400:1, lower cost to start.
  • A more competitive price with raw spread as low as 03.
  • Trade more and get more. Join AETOS trading rebate program.
  • Access to global markets of forex, metals, energies, indices, global shares, cryptocurrency and more within one platform.
  • Experience VIP privileges including bespoke service, insightful market analysis and quality investment courses.

Professional Account with greater market potential

Asset class Professional Account Retail Clients Account
Maximum Leverage Ratio1 Maximum Leverage Ratio1
Forex 400:1 30:1
Precious metals 200:1 20:1
Indices, Global shares,
Commodities and other more CFDs
100:1 20:1

Elective Protections

A qualified Professional Account trader should have the requisite knowledge of derivatives investment and is capable to make investment decisions with fully understanding of the risk involved.
Please read and understand the regulatory protections you’ll waive before applying for a Professional Account.
Rights you’ll keep Protections you’ll waive
  • ●  You will be able to retain high leverage instruments to capture more markets volatilities.
  • ●  As a AETOS valued client, you will continue to be entitled for AETOS internal disputes resolution scheme.
  • ●  AETOS dedicated to give you fast and transparent trading execution.
  • ●  Entitlements for AETOS trading rebates and more promotions in future.
  • ●  You retain the right to request for a different categorization at any time.
  • ●  Leverage restrictions applicable to retail clients do not apply to Professional Account. But bear in mind leverage is a double sword to your trading.
  • ●  You will not have negative balance protection.
  • ●  As you have a full understanding of the investment risk, you will trade with AETOS without receiving a Product Disclosure Statement (PDS) or Financial Services Guide (FSG).
  • ●  External dispute resolution body (the Australian Financial Complaints Authority “AFCA”) may exclude your complaint.
  • ●  Be opted out of the Clients Money Rules^ and its protection.

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To apply a Professional Account, you need to meet at least one of the following criteria:

Individual Wealth Test Sophisticated Investor Test
You have net assets2 of at least $2.5 million;
Or
You have gross annual income of $250,000 for each of the last two financial years.


A government issued income statement and/or the certificate by a qualified accountant.


1. You have a minimum of 12 months of leveraged trading experience; and
2. You have a minimum of 40 trades for one year within the last 3 years. For this year, you need to have an average quarterly trading volume (closed trades) of at least $500K;
Or
You have worked in the finance industry for at least one year in a position which requires knowledge of and/or is exposed to derivatives trading.

New clients to AETOS who want to apply for Professional Account under Sophisticated Investor Test will be required to complete a short quiz.

Individual investors who meet any of the requirements above can apply for the Professional Account.
(Tests above are not applicable to non-individual accounts. CLICK HERE for the eligibility of non-individual Professional Account.)

How to apply for Professional Account?

Step one: Sign up for an AETOS account. If you already have one, please create a new account with the same name.
Step two: Fill in Professional Account application form and send it with supporting evidence to cs@aetoscg.com
Step three: Waiting for review and your account will be upgraded to AETOS Professional Account.
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*Professional account will be available for Wholesale Clients and Sophisticated Investors (as defined under the Corporations Act 2001).

1Leverage for different products may vary, please refer to SPECIFIATION on AETOS trading platform for more details.

^Client Money Rules will continue to be applied to retail clients and Sophisticated Investors.

2 Net assets may include all fixed, current and investment assets as follows: - Savings, stocks, bonds, futures and other liquid assets under your name.
- Housing, land, property and other real estate assets under your name.
- Other private fixed assets under your name, such as cars, boats, etc.
- The net worth of your business.
- Pensions and trust funds.

3 Raw spread will be available for AETOS Professional Account, while the actual spread will ultimately depend on the quote from liquidity providers.

Click here to check AETOS Wholesale Clients Test policy.